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Transition finance in Switzerland

The road to net zero – finance and the real economy

, | May 12, 2022


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What does transition finance mean to the Swiss (financial) economy and what are currently the main challenges faced in financing the transition to net zero by 2050? INFRAS examined this in a study conducted on behalf of the WWF. Based on this, the WWF has drawn up recommendations for Switzerland’s financial market, industry and politics.

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Navigating Report 2021

Blockchain makes verifiable data for climate protection projects possible

, , , | Feb. 21, 2022


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Preventing illegal logging, tracking energy production, and correctly allocating emissions under the polluter pays principle – all of this is possible with blockchain technology. The new Navigating Report 2021 from the Climate Ledger Initiative presents the results of climate-related pilot projects making use of blockchain and other innovative digital technologies.

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Decarbonization of public transport

What would climate-neutral mobility mean for the Swiss economy?

, , , | Feb. 11, 2022


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The transport sector is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in Switzerland. How can these emissions be reduced in a way that is as economically and socially acceptable as possible? There is still little information available on which to base an answer to this question, which is why it is currently the subject of research by a team from INFRAS and ETH Zurich, as part of the NRP 73 National Research Programme.

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Sustainable financial investments

Luxembourg Sovereign Sustainability Bond: EUR 1.5 billion for social and sustainable projects

, , , | Nov. 4, 2021


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Financial markets play an important role on the journey to a low-carbon future. Luxembourg has positioned itself as a pioneer for sustainable investments with the Luxembourg Sovereign Sustainability Bond. On behalf of the Luxembourg government, INFRAS developed together with 4Climate and other partners the first impact report that measured both the CO2 emissions that were saved as well as additional environmental benefits.

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Climate change and international trade

International effects of climate change: Opportunities and risks for the economy

, , | April 13, 2021


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How does global climate change affect enterprises in the Canton of Zurich? INFRAS completed a multi-stakeholder dialog on the opportunities and risks stemming from global climate change on international trade in Zurich within the pilot program “Adaptation to climate change” from the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).

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