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Commentary AIIB is right to shun coal for cleaner energy investments

The world’s newest development bank – the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – held its annual meeting in South Korea last week and approved its new energy-sector strategy. E3G's Helena Wright applauds the decision by the bank to follow the example of its peers on energy investments, providing a platform for China and the EU to lead action on climate change. Read the full op ed published in the South China Morning Post here.

Briefing Paper What Happened to the International Oil Companies? Simulating the 1.5/2°C Transition

In a world committed to limiting global temperature increases to 1.5/2°C, current business models of international oil companies and the largest domestic listed companies face significant profitability challenges. Together with the Oxford Smith School and Chatham House, E3G simulated the 1.5/2°C transition in an on-line war game to explore different pathways companies could take. Read E3G's brief for insights into the difficult conversations that lie ahead for the boards of these companies.

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