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Anticipatory finance: An introductory guide

This introductory guide explores anticipatory finance, a funding mechanism released before predicted disasters to reduce humanitarian impact. It explains anticipatory action (AA), details potential finance sources (e.g. donor funds, government budgets, insurance), and presents real-world examples, challenges, and recommendations for implementation.
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A sewing kit for living wages: Pathways to living wages in global garment supply chains

4 September 2017
The report provides a roadmap for textile brands to commit and implement living wages in their supply chains, as well as explain the importance of providing decent wages to workers.
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Shopping for a bargain: How the purchasing practices of clothing brands in Australia impact the women who make our clothes

25 November 2020
This report examines the purchasing practices of clothing brands operating in Australia and highlights the impact on women workers in the countries where clothing is made. It calls on brands to publish a plan and commitment to ensuring a living wage for workers throughout their supply chains.
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Facilitating a circular economy for textiles workshop report

This report provides insights on the current status of circularity in the textile industry including waste generation, social and environmental impact, raw material use, and data challenges. The report highlights research needs, boundary-spanning tools, and standards to facilitate a circular economy.
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Time to accelerate: Capital mobilisation for the SDGs in emerging markets

This progress report details two years of capital mobilisation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in emerging markets. It highlights the need for government and private investors to take action if the SDG financing gap is to be closed, and outlines strategies for scaling private investment and reducing investment risks.
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The case for care: Catalysing investments into the care economy in South and Southeast Asia

This report provides insights for investors to catalyse investments in the emerging 'care economy' in South and Southeast Asia. The report identifies key gaps, challenges, and opportunities for individuals and institutions seeking to invest in childcare, eldercare, and other care-related services.
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The climate crisis is a child rights crisis: Introducing the Children's Climate Risk Index

The report highlights how one billion children are at extreme risk due to climate change with small island states and countries already facing existential threats. It is a call to action for businesses and governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and commit to sustainable practices.
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Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction - our world at risk: Transforming governance for a resilient future

The report explores the challenges faced in managing systemic risk, the complexity of decision-making in volatile situations and offers solutions for improving risk communication.
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Impact investing for pensions

This report analyses the growth of impact investing strategies among European pension funds. The report examines challenges and opportunities, regulatory restrictions, impact measurement and management, private equity case studies, and emerging investments in affordable and social housing.
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Clearing the air: A case for investor action on air quality and a practical guide for getting started

18 January 2024
This report summarises the health implications, financial risks, and actions investors and companies can take to reduce air pollution emit. It also highlights existing regulations across the world as well as upcoming sustainability reporting standards.
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