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16 04 2021 | 09:52

Important Announcement: Metaxas & Associates awarded as Top-Tier Law Firm in Energy and EU & Competition Law in the Legal 500 EMEA 2021 edition

Following the successful rankings as Top Leading Law Firm by the reputable “Chambers & Partners” in their Chambers Europe 2021 Guide, we are pleased to announce that Metaxas & Associates Law…

14 04 2021 | 12:13

Karnataka state government says it will not build any new coal-fired power plants

The [Karnataka] state government [in India] has decided to cap thermal power production and not invest in such plants henceforth. “Karnataka Power Corporation Limited has decided to stop investing…

13 04 2021 | 16:21

WEBINAR Financing Community Energy: Unlocking the Finance Needed to Speed Up Renewables Development in Europe - 15/4/2021

The IRENA Coalition for Action Community Energy Working Group and the EU Community Power Coalition are pleased to invite you to their first joint webinar on:  Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 12:00 CEST (…

13 04 2021 | 12:29

Dangerous narratives and climate migration.

Why the climate movement has been telling the wrong story and how to make it right. As climate impacts escalate, more people will be forced to leave their home in search of safety and dignity. All…

13 04 2021 | 10:39

Survey: More than 50% of UK CEOs plan to increase their investment in sustainability.

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, PwC has released its 24th Annual Global CEO Survey. Every year, PwC conducts survey of the CEOs of major companies. Now in its 24th year, the objective of the…

13 04 2021 | 10:32

Insead’s case study on ENEL INNOVABILITY® STRATEGY wins at Case Awards 2021

The case study, written by INSEAD Professor Felipe Monteiro and engineer José Miguel García Benavente, focuses on the achievements of Enel and its CEO Francesco Starace in the last five years,…

13 04 2021 | 10:03

Community batteries: what are they, and how could they help Australian energy consumers?

Labor proposes funding batteries to allow households with solar power to pool excess electricity. Here’s what you need to know. In what might be the most attention the battery world has had since…

13 04 2021 | 09:38

100 Women in Finance and UNCDF Partner to Expand Mentorship Networks for Women in Finance to Africa

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the UN aid agency mandated to make finance work for the poor in the world’s Least Developed Countries, today announced that it has established a…

12 04 2021 | 14:50

Net Zero? What’s that all about?

Zero became the biggest number in the investment world last month. More than 40 more asset managers, including Vanguard and BlackRock, signed up to the Net Zero Asset Managers (NZAM) initiative last…

07 04 2021 | 11:54

New wind farm ports in northeast will create 6,000 jobs and build ‘next generation’ of North Sea wind turbines

Multi-million-pound investment in ports on Humber and Teesside intended to support UK’s growing wind industry. The government has announced a £95m plan to build two new offshore wind ports on the…

07 04 2021 | 10:59

UK Government announces £150 million investment for world’s rainforests.

The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation. Through the newly launched Mobilising Finance for Forests Programme, the…

07 04 2021 | 10:54

Government launches £20m competition to boost innovation in zero-carbon ship building

Fund will support development of prototype vessels and port infrastructure. The UK government has launched a competition with a £20m prize fund to encourage innovation in the shipping industry to…

07 04 2021 | 09:47

Green Bond Boom Is Leaving Out Countries Most at Climate Risk.

The green finance revolution risks leaving out emerging markets, including some of the world’s most vulnerable nations to climate change.

07 04 2021 | 09:44

The untapped green energy potential of the Baltic States.

Offshore wind could not only propel the Baltics to the forefront of the energy transition, but also to the ranks of clean energy exporters, writes Lukas Trakimavičius. Lukas Trakimavičius works at…

07 04 2021 | 09:33

Global Renewables Investment Return 7 Times Higher Than Fossil Fuels.

Renewable power investment continues to outperform fossil fuel investment across the globe, according to the latest research. This provides a strong signal regarding the decline of fossil fuel…

07 04 2021 | 09:17

Enel Green Power Secures PPAs for Azure Sky.

MilliporeSigma, Akamai Technologies Inc., Synopsys and Uber, with support from Sustainability Roundtable Inc.’s Net Zero Consortium for Buyers, have signed power purchase agreements with Enel Green…

07 04 2021 | 09:04

Millions sign up to anti-food-waste apps to share their unused produce.

With the average UK family throwing out £730 of surplus items a year, eco-conscious consumers have found a hi-tech fix. There is such a thing as a free lunch, it turns out, as long as you don’t mind…

07 04 2021 | 09:02

HSBC and IFC green bond fund raises $538M

HSBC Asset Management and IFC have announced the final closing of the HSBC Real Economy Green Investment Opportunity GEM Bond Fund (REGIO), boosting access to climate finance and helping further…

04 04 2021 | 08:48

The Gambia upholds ban on skin bleaching.

Gambian lawmakers voted to uphold a ban on skin-lightening products after a debate in parliament. Skin-lightening or bleaching agents, especially unauthorised ones, may cause multiple health risks…