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Coronavirus and Sustainability:

Has COVID killed sustainable packaging?
Has COVID killed sustainable packaging? As health and safety becomes consumers' top concern, some fear the coronavirus may have halted ...

Growth in indoor farming business boosted by COVID-19, sustainability focus
Dayton Daily News
Growth in indoor farming business boosted by COVID-19, sustainability focus. Bright Farms' ... Miami Valley sustainable, indoor-farming endeavors.

How Covid-19 shifted thinking about sustainability
Chartered Management Institute
... is currently advising 25% of the Fortune 500 on how to implement and achieve major sustainability goals. “Then came the coronavirus pandemic…”.  

Sector Based Decarbonization:


Global Reporting Initiative:

Celestica Releases 2019 Sustainability Report
Celestica's 2019 Sustainability Report has been prepared in accordance with Global Reporting Initiative® (GRI®) Standards: Core Option and ...

SBTI unveils plans for global standard for corporate net-zero target setting
CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, the Global Reporting Initiative, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the ...

SDGs: It's Not Just About Collecting Data, it's What You Do With it
Inter Press Service
Tim Mohin, is Chief Executive of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The SDGs require renewed support and financing, experts say ahead of the United ...

Renewable Energy Investments:

Garanti BBVA bets on solar energy investments in Turkey
With this agreement, Garanti BBVA will offer special, personalized financing for investors taking stakes in solar energy and thus reducing Turkey's ...

Morrison government lays down five technologies for its clean energy investment
The Conversation AU
The Morrison government will tell its refocused clean energy agencies and the clean energy regulator to give priority to investment in five low ...

Xcel Energy's Focus on Clean Energy, Investments Fuel Growth
Xcel Energy Inc.'s XEL investments in enhancing its clean energy generation capability, and the ongoing additions to its existing natural gas and ...

CDP Sustainability:


California's Leadership in Climate Change:


Impact Investing:

In A World Demanding Change, Impact Investing Takes Off
That said, amid the current surge in sustainable investing, 88% of impact investors responding to the GIIN 2020 survey said that they met or exceeded ...

The Week in impact investing: Breathe
I'm grateful to be able to take a deep breath and carry on. – David Bank. Agents of Impact Call No. 23: Changing the racial justice algorithm. Investors ...

Meet Apollo's new impact-investing team: 3 execs lay out a hiring push and how they plan to tie ...
Business Insider
Many of Apollo's peers including Blackstone, The Carlyle Group and TPG, have impact investing arms of their own. Apollo; Samantha Lee/Business ...

Energy Storage:

Energy Storage leaders call for policy measures for Atmanirbhar Bharat this World Energy Storage ...
Advanced energy storage technologies are also critical for the upcoming e-mobility manufacturing sector. With the advances in various battery ...

Thermal Energy Storage Market to Expand with Growing Demand for Renewable Energy Sources ...
Key Companies Covered in Thermal Energy Storage Market Research Report are Climate Change Technologies, DN Tanks, Calmac, Sener Group, DC ...

TVA building grid-scale battery energy storage system in Vonore
WATE 6 On Your Side
(WATE) — The Tennessee Valley Authority will be able to store enough energy to power more than 10,600 homes for three hours with its first battery ...
TVA will install a 40-MWh lithium-ion energy storage system - Solar Power World
First TVA-Owned

Science Based Carbon Performance Targets:

Eurazeo Is Stepping Up Its Commitment To ESG With O+ Targeting Zero Net Carbon By 2040 ...
... ambitious goal, looks to achieve zero net carbon by 2040, in alignment with the Science Based Targets initiative. To achieve optimum performance ...

SBTI unveils plans for global standard for corporate net-zero target setting
The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTI) has unveiled plans to develop the ... net-zero and carbon neutral goals continues to accelerate, bolstering global ... The paper concludes that offsetting emissions can work as companies ...

Firmenich steps up leadership on climate action & biodiversity at Climate Week NYC
PR Newswire India
Building on the Group's ambitious, science-based targets, Firmenich ... Zero, the largest ever campaign driving for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Climate Change Winners and Losers:

Winner and Loser of the Week in Florida politics — Week of September 13, 2020
Florida Politics
The biggest loser: Climate-change deniers. Category 2 Hurricane Sally walloped Pensacola and parts of the Florida Panhandle, leaving ruin, flooding, ...

Nuveen Advances Its Action on Climate Change
Salamanca Press
The specialized initiative will focus on how and where climate change may impact ... Understanding climate change risk in all of its forms is essential to ... disorderly – creating major winners and losers within investment portfolios," ...

Opinion: Where to invest when climate change forces a tax on carbon and oil is no longer widely ...
Winners and losers. Over the next 30 years, climate change could boost stock market returns in colder countries but hurt returns in warmer countries.


Wildfire Smoke Clouds Solar Panels in California Microgrids. Can Fuel Cells Help?
Microgrid Knowledge
Because some California microgrids aren't producing enough solar energy due to smoke from wildfires, one microgrid developer is installing fuel cells ...

Blackstone investment fund seeding $250M into new venture for microgrids, storage, CHP in C&I ...
Power Engineering Magazine
The range of assets will include microgrids, distributed generation, renewable energy combined with battery storage, energy efficiency investments, ...

Direct Current Microgrids to Power Europe's Green Ambitions
Microgrid Knowledge
A new European project, TIGON, will develop technology and demonstrate how direct current (DC) microgrids can help the European Union's (EU) ...

Socially Responsible Investing:

New Journal On Impact And ESG Investing
Financial Advisor Magazine
... needed, professional research and thought leadership based resource covering the full social landscape of ESG, impact, and sustainable investing.

4 Ways Women Can Invest in Other Women
The State Journal-Register
Many socially responsible investing funds are graded using ESG investing factors (ESG stands for environmental, social and corporate governance).

How Artificial Intelligence Can Enable Ethically Driven Investments
Without AI, analysts or individual investors may use information like investor calls or corporate social responsibility reports to track specific company ...

Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage:

Is Carbon Capture Technology a Viable Solution? [PODCAST]
POWER magazine
Carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) is widely viewed as a necessary technology to facilitate the continued use of fossil fuels in light of ...

US Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory Announces Investment to ...
Business Wire
... capture, use and storage of 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide annually ... “Effective and efficient large scale carbon capture technology will be a ...

US DoE announces additional funding for carbon capture project with Total
Smart Energy
“This partnership is a powerful example of how cross-industry collaboration can help progress carbon capture, utilization and storage projects that will ...

Sustainability Investing:

Q&A: NYU sustainable business expert on US election outcome
The goal is for CFOs and investors to use its Return on Sustainability Investment (ROSI) tools to develop metrics that allow companies to better integrate, ...

Pandemic Creates Watershed Moment for Sustainable Investing
Chief Investment Officer
And one of the more surprising effects the pandemic has had on the world is the way it has spurred sustainable investing. Michael Jantzi, founder of ...

In A World Demanding Change, Impact Investing Takes Off
That said, amid the current surge in sustainable investing, 88% of impact investors responding to the GIIN 2020 survey said that they met or exceeded ...


Geoengineering Is the Only Solution to Our Climate Calamities
Geoengineering proposals generally fall into two categories: removing carbon from the atmosphere, or shielding Earth from solar radiation. The most ...

Who Governs Climate Intervention and Geoengineering on the High Seas?
The Maritime Executive
With a range of marine geoengineering field trials inching forward, attention is turning to how research and eventual deployment should be governed.

Why Solar Geoengineering Should Be Part of the Climate Crisis Solution
He's a pioneer in the field of geoengineering, which aims to combat climate change through a range of technological fixes. Over the years, ideas have ...

Green Bond Funds:

What is the point of green bonds?
The Economist
GREEN BONDS are the stars of climate finance. These instruments, which channel funds raised towards environmentally friendly projects, raised ...

Europe set for biggest shift yet in financing cleaner growth
Pensions & Investments
The European Union will unleash as many green bonds as the world ... These specialized funds helped Germany's debut green bond this month ...

EU to Sell 225 Billion Euros of Green Bonds to Fund Recovery
Yahoo Finance
The European Union will sell 225 billion euros ($267 billion) of green bonds as part of its pandemic recovery fund, in what will be a watershed moment ...

Low Carbon Funds:

Tameside has yet to give details of the Fund's "low carbon" investment
Fossil Free Greater Manchester
Updated post: 10 Sept., 2020. For approximately a year now, the Greater Manchester Pension Fund has been trumpeting its initiative to move some ...


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