G7 Environment - Background Papers:

Sustainable Finance for FCs and SMEs

  1. UNEP, “Financial Centres for Sustainability: Reviewing G7 Financial Centres in Mobilizing Green and   Sustainable Finance”

  2. UNEP, “Mobilizing Sustainable Finance for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises”

  MDBs supporting the implementation of SDGs & Paris Agreement

  3. WRI, “Financing the Energy Transition: are World Bank, IFC, and ADB energy supply investments supporting a low-carbon future?”

  Ecological Fiscal Reform and Sustainable Development

  4. OECD, “Towards a G7 target to phase out environmentally harmful subsidies”

   5. OECD, “Environmental Fiscal Reform - Progress, Prospects and Pitfalls”

  Green Policies for Growth and Employment

  6. OECD, “Employment Implications of Green Growth: Linking jobs, growth, and green policies”

  Resource Efficiency, 3Rs and Circular Economy

  7. IRP (2017), "Resource Efficiency: Potential and Economic Implications"

   8. OECD (2016), "Policy Guidance on Resource Efficiency”

   
                

G7 Environment Preparatory Meetings and Side-Events:

Mobilising G7 Financial Centres for Sustainability (Milan, 23-24 February 2017)

Environmentally Harmful Subsidies (EHS) and Environmental Fiscal Reforms (EFRs) (Rome, 14-15 March 2017)

Multilateral Development Banks supporting the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Agenda 2030 (Rome, 28-29 March 2017)

Green Finance for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) (Venice, 5-6 April 2017)

- Mainstreaming the work of the Regional Sea Programmes towards the better implementation of the G7 Action Plan and the achievement of the global commitments on marine litter (Rome, 20-21 April 2017)

Universities for Sustainable Development (Bologna, 11th June 2017)

Firms for Sustainable Development (Bologna, 11th June 2017)
 

G7 Environment - Technical Expert Group Meetings

Meeting G7 - UNEP SDG 12c - Fossil Fuel Subsidies Indicator, Rome, 29th September 2017

Meeting G7 - Carbon Market Platform 2nd strategic dialogue, Rome, 27th-28th September 2017