Category: Sustainable Investment

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British insurer Aviva sets out net zero 2040 climate strategy

LONDON — British insurer Aviva plans to become a net zero carbon emissions company by 2040, it said on Monday, claiming this was the most demanding target set by any major insurer worldwide.Following the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, many countries and companies are aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2050, to limit global warming to…

Debt Engineers Tackle Climate Change With Bonds to Rewild Land

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article:Bloomberg NewsTodd Gillespie and Greg RitchiePublishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  16 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  •  Join the conversation(Bloomberg) — For green finance enthusiasts, a new flavor of debt could emerge this year — nature bonds.Sales…

Dow exec sees climate change as opportunity for petchem innovation

SINGAPORE — Dow Inc is adjusting its carbon footprint and product slate to adapt to climate change and tap evolving consumption trends tied to the global energy transition, a senior executive said this week.Dow has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050 by boosting the use of renewable energy, such as wind power in the southern United States, and…

Nature Bonds May Be the Next Big Thing for Emerging Markets

(Bloomberg) — Emerging-market nations are looking at issuing the first nature-linked bonds as part of talks involving the World Bank and major sovereign creditors to make their debt more sustainable.The proposals aim to link new debt to targets for biodiversity and carbon emissions, according to Simon Zadek, chair of the Finance for Biodiversity…

Petchem giant Dow braces for ‘high impact’ from climate change – executive

SINGAPORE — Dow Inc is adjusting its carbon footprint and product slate to adapt to climate change and tap evolving consumption trends tied to the global energy transition, a senior executive said this week.Dow has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050 by boosting the use of renewable energy, such as wind power in the southern United States, and…

Wellington Boosts Focus on Climate Change With New Venture Hires

Article content(Bloomberg) — Wellington Management is bolstering its sustainable investing in private markets with the addition of two veteran venture capital executives at the more than $1 trillion asset manager.Greg Wasserman, who was head of venture at Michael Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, and Sean Petersen, who was a general partner at the AI…

Forget EV Stocks: This Hydrogen Stock Offers Much More Potential

Home » Investing » Forget EV Stocks: This Hydrogen Stock Offers Much More PotentialOver the past few years, some of the best-performing companies have been electric vehicle (EV) stocks. Climate change is one of the biggest disasters the world faces. So, at the moment, nations worldwide are working to reduce greenhouse emissions and slow the effects…

Alternative Investments/ESG: VanEck’s Vectors Global Clean Energy ETF Soon To Debut On ASX

Alternative Investments/ESG: VanEck’s Vectors Global Clean Energy ETF Soon To Debut On ASXInvest in global clean energy and technology companies.VanEck is in the final stages of prepping the  Vectors Global Clean Energy ETF (ASX: CLNE) for launch on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in the ensuing weeks. The ETF will focus on the clean…

Be ‘muscular’ and drive green recovery, Cameron tells Johnson

Boris Johnson must be “muscular” in reshaping the economy to bring about a green recovery from the coronavirus crisis, former prime minister David Cameron has said, calling for an active policy of industrial intervention.Cameron, who as prime minister from 2010 to 2016 oversaw the UK’s recovery from the 2008 financial crisis, said the lessons…

Show us the plan: Investors push companies to come clean on climate

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article:ReutersSimon Jessop and Matthew Green and Ross KerberPublishing date: Feb 24, 2021  •  22 minutes ago  •  6 minute readArticle contentLONDON/BOSTON — In the past, shareholder votes on the environment were rare and easily brushed aside. Things could look different…

Why oil prices will stay high despite global shift to green energy

Sheikh Zaki Yamani, then Saudi Arabia’s oil minister, said in 1973, “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.”With policymakers around the world intent on addressing climate change through a transition to low-carbon green energy sources, that might suggest demand for and the price…

China Gives Banks a New Reason to Boost Green Lending

China has vowed to give “green finance” greater weight in how financial institutions get evaluated as policymakers aim to make it easier for environmentally friendly projects to get financing, according to a new directive from the country’s cabinet.The guideline (link in Chinese), published Monday by the State Council, shows how the world’s…

Depressed Oil Stocks Could Surge Into Year’s End

Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU)(NYSE:SU) is just one of many dirt-cheap oil stocks that Canadians should buy for market-beating gains in 2021. Read More » Want to know more click here go to source….

Enhancing added value for rice industry

NDO – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has just approved a project on restructuring the Vietnam\’s rice industry until 2025 with a vision to 2030.
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ADB appoints S. Korean expert as its managing director general

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Yonhap) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Um Woochong, a South Korean expert in the international development field, as the regional bank’s managing director general, Seoul’s finance ministry said Monday. The ADB name Want to know more click here go to source….

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