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The Evolving Marketscape of Climate Finance

Citation

Richardson, BJ, The Evolving Marketscape of Climate Finance, Climate Law, 4, (1-2) pp. 94-106. ISSN 1878-6553 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2014 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden

DOI: doi:10.1163/18786561-00402008

Abstract

An important dimension of international and national climate governance is the financial sector. Climate finance refers to the role of financial institutions in addressing climate change, such as through investment transactions, identifying financial risks and supporting clean and green energy developments. Global financial markets have become a significant driver of environmental pressure, but also potentially a means of leveraging positive change. The latter role is expressed through the growing movement for socially responsible investing (sri). This article examines how the financial industry affects action on climate change, the role of the sri movement in improving environmental behaviour, and the place of state-based regulation in creating a more conducive "marketscapeˮ for climate finance.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Finance socially responsible investment governance
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Author:Richardson, BJ (Professor Benjamin Richardson)
ID Code:98943
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2015-03-10
Last Modified:2015-05-12
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