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Sustainable Finance in the United States

Mobilizing capital towards a green and inclusive economy

13 March 2016 – Milan, Italy – A new resource has been added to the PM World Library related to Renewable Energy (products, projects, systems) and Economic Data & Information. The new resource is titled “The State of Sustainable Finance in the United States.

In recent years, new dynamics are leading to the development and diffusion of a sustainable financial system. It is characterized by some trends and is become relevant because of the increasing awareness of sustainability issues in the U.S. Those changes are related to a higher level of sustainable and responsible investments; growing attention on sustainability of risks by largest US banks and financial institutions; Federal and State policies pro low carbon energy transition; cultural development and social innovation. That implies also something on projects and programs that will be implemented in America’s changing environment

160313 - Gasparini - UNEP logoThis executive summary, published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), explores all these topics going through sustainable investment and banking identifying leading practices; climate risks and U.S. insurance industry; financial market and social innovation; and Federal and State policies. Reading through this interesting executive summary, it is possible to find latest facts and figures for the actual situation and the years to come.

To access this new resource, go to and click on “The State of Sustainable Finance in the United States”. It is possible to access this new resource clicking on, and then on “The State of Sustainable Finance in the United States”. Free but must be a registered member to access.

Posted by: Giulia Gasparini