Research and Markets: Environmental Finance Handbook 2009/10: Essential Handbook to Tackle the Key Developments and Opportunities in the Environmental Finance Arena


Sep 11, 2009, Laura Wood,



DUBLIN--(Business Wire) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Environmental Finance Handbook 2009/10" report to their offering.


The past year has seen extreme turbulence in the financial markets, with companies struggling to stay afloat and redirect investment towards areas that will continue to grow despite the crisis. Environmental finance is one of the industries that has maintained development despite the unsettled markets and promises to go from strength to strength as the world readies itself to pledge further commitment to tackle environmental issues in a number of ways, including via investment in environmentally progressive projects. This exciting arena offers unlimited potential for investors and businesses alike, as both aim to profit from advances made in the clean-tech and carbon markets environment.


The second edition of The Environmental Finance Handbook tackles the key developments and opportunities arising in the environmental finance arena, keeping you up-to-date with the latest news. Industry leaders come together in this unique Handbook to discuss and debate the way forward, not just for the financial industry, but for the world as a whole. This year's Handbook includes a dedicated section on microfinance, an increasingly recognized tool for poverty alleviation in developing and emerging economies.


Environmental issues affect every one of us and it is now impossible to avoid getting involved in the developments that are at the forefront of the future of finance. With exclusive editorial contributions from the International Emissions Trading Association, World Bank, International Finance Corporation, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Yes Bank and many more, this exciting publication is an essential tool to the environmental finance arena.


Key Topics Covered:


Chapter 1 - Green bonds: a model to mobilize private capital to fund climate change mitigation and adaptation projects


Chapter 2 - Looking into the future: the role of CDM


Chapter 3 - Financing renewable energy projects in India


Chapter 4 - Tsing Capital: leading the way in Chinese clean-tech


Chapter 5 - Trading in Nigerian carbon emissions: the commercial path to flare out?


Chapter 6 - Tajikistan electric energy sector: potential, reforms and problems


Chapter 7 - Financing alternative energy projects in Thailand


Chapter 8 - Climate change policy in the US


Chapter 9 - Microfinance: new sustainable investment opportunities


Chapter 10 - FINCA International: leading the way in Eurasia's microfinance sector


Chapter 11 - Credit scoring in microfinance - an unfolding story


Chapter 12 - Microfinance under stress?


Chapter 13 - Corporate profile



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