UNEP Finance Initiative 2009 Global Roundtable Launches CDM Report

© UNEP26 October 2009: The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) convened its 2009 Global Roundtable in Cape Town, South Africa, from 22-23 October 2009. The meeting explored ways to achieve sustainable financial markets and economies and launched several reports.

A key climate change-related report entitled “Soft Launch: And yet it moves – Success stories and drivers of CDM project development in sub-Saharan Africa” was launched at the Roundtable. The report is based around Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) case studies in sub-Saharan African countries. Each case study includes a country assessment, project description and analysis of lessons learned. [UNEP Finance Initiative 2009 Global Roundtable website] [Soft Launch publication]