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The table below will help you navigate the main Initiatives relevant for financial actors. You can filter by Target or Region or search by Keyword. To ensure the full usability of this page, we recommend you to access it through your laptop and make the browser window full screen. 

wdt_ID Name Description Targets Themes Region Members/AUM
1 Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) Create awareness and encourage action regarding the risks and opportunities associated with climate change and net-zero investing. Asset Managers, Asset Owners, Service Providers Net-zero Emission East Asia, South East & Pacific 76/ $35.8 trillion
2 Banking Environment Initiative (BEi) Lead the banking industry in directing capital towards sustainable economic development. Banks Biodiversity, Environment, Net-zero Emission Global 9 / NA
3 Business for Nature (BfN) Bring together all types of organizations calling for governments to adopt policies to reverse nature loss. Companies, Financial Institutions, Organisations Biodiversity, Environment Global NA
4 Capitals Coalition (CC) Redefine capitals approach to empower decisions making, understanding how success is underpinned by natural, social and human capital. Academia, Companies, Financial Institutions, Organisations, States Accounting, Biodiversity, Natural Capital Global 400+ / NA
5 Ceres Investor Network Transform the economy to build a sustainable future & advance investment practices, corporate engagement, and policy solutions. Asset Managers, Asset Owners Energy, Net-zero Emission, Reporting, Water North America 200 / $47 trillion
6 Climate Action 100+ (CA 100+) Focus on +160 companies that are critical to the net-zero emissions transition to ensure they take actions on climate change. Asset Managers, Asset Owners, Service Providers Net-zero Emission Global 700 / $68 trillion
7 Mainstreaming Climate in Financial Institutions (CA in FI) Make climate change a core component of financial institutions' businesses, working on best practices and innovative approaches. Central Banks, Development Banks, Financial Institutions Climate risk, Net-zero Emission Global 53 / NA
8 Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Promote investment in climate change solutions or a rapid transition to a climate resilient economy. Developed the Climate Bonds Standard. Banks, Bond Issuers, Securities Markets, Service Providers, Stock Exchanges Energy, Environment, Infrastructure, Net-zero Emission, Reporting Global 106 / NA
9 Climate Safe Lending Network (CSL) Accelerate the decarbonization of the banking sector, providing a peer-learning space to implement climate finance strategies. Academia, Asset Owners, Banks Net-zero Emission Europe, North America NA
10 ClimateWise (CW) Respond to the risks and opportunities of climate change - facilitated by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Insurances Climate Risk Global 37 / NA

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