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Coronavirus and Sustainability:

How Fujitsu discovered the 'true value' of suppliers - Supply Management - CIPS
Rogan said coronavirus raised the importance of sustainability considerations when planning business travel, but stressed: “I don't think there is ...

A sea of hazardous waste: China's coronavirus mass testing is becoming a huge problem
Beijing has positioned itself as an environmental leader, cracking down on air and water pollution while setting the goal of making its economy carbon ...

NRG Releases 12th Annual Sustainability Report Highlighting Consistent Actions That Drive ...
The Bakersfield Californian
NRG Releases 12th Annual Sustainability Report Highlighting Consistent Actions That Drive Stakeholder Value · Coronavirus Cases widget.

Sector Based Decarbonization:

Decarbonizing industry: if industrial clusters win, we all win - The World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum
Decarbonizing industrial clusters requires building partnerships among cross-industry players, the financial sector and governments.

Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: 2022 Annual Update - SACE
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Why focus on decarbonizing the power sector specifically? ... zero emissions based on the resource plans utilities have submitted to regulators.

California needs to triple historical decarbonization rates to meet 2030 carbon target, report finds
Utility Dive
Utility industry news and analysis for energy professionals. ... on track to meet its 2030 economy-wide decarbonization milestones based on its ...

Global Reporting Initiative:

China to Introduce Its First ESG Disclosure Standard | Latham & Watkins LLP - JDSupra
JD Supra
Voluntary global baseline reporting standards are also being developed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).

Dow publishes 2nd annual integrated ESG Report, building on a legacy of transparent and ...
PR Newswire
The 2021 "INtersections" ESG Report includes disclosures prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards: ...

Ternium Releases Sustainability Report 2021 - Yahoo Finance
Yahoo Finance
Ternium's Sustainability Report has been prepared considering the guidelines established by GRI (Global Reporting Initiative, standards' Core ...

Renewable Energy Investments:

Record clean energy spending is set to help global energy investment grow by 8% in 2022
The fastest growth in energy investment is coming from the power sector – mainly in renewables and grids – and from energy efficiency, according to ...

World Energy Investment 2022 – Analysis - IEA
This publication has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union as part of the Clean Energy Transitions in Emerging Economies ...

This Renewable Energy Giant Sees Even More Powerful Growth Ahead | The Motley Fool
The Motley Fool
The company is ramping up its investments to power an even cleaner future. NextEra Energy (NEE -0.09%) is already growing faster than most utilities, ...

CDP Sustainability:

FEELM Joins Carbon Disclosure Project as Part of SMOORE's Drive to Tackle Climate Emergency
CDP is an independent not-for-profit organization that manages a global disclosure system and repository for environmental reporting by ...

CDP funding, Ukraine support needed in appropriations bill | 2022-06-22 - CUNA News
CUNA News - Credit Union National Association
“The CDP is a global initiative that focuses on building capacity of cooperative ... local ownership, and sustainability,” the letter reads, ...

ESG reporting needs creativity (Part 1) - DigiTimes
CDP. Disclosure of environmental information through ... The SASB has developed 77 industry-specific sustainability accounting standards.

California's Leadership in Climate Change:

California Air Resources Board Unveils Plan to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2045
JD Supra
The California Air Resources Board's proposal to reduce statewide ... doubles-down on the state's climate change and zero-emissions goals.

Leaders Offer Policy, DOE Hydrogen Hub Updates at Inaugural California Hydrogen ...
Advanced Clean Tech News
Exploring California's response to the NOI, summit speakers outlined the importance of hydrogen to help address climate change, ...

Climate Change is Shifting State Views on Nuclear Power | The Pew Charitable Trusts
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Despite longstanding safety concerns, many state leaders and some environmental groups say climate change poses a greater risk than reactors, ...

Impact Investing:

The Week in impact investing: Bright spots - ImpactAlpha
Sorenson Impact Group launched Enable Ventures to invest in startups building solutions for people with disabilities… Telehealth provider Boulder Care ...

Ensuring Your Impact Investments Deliver Impact | Wealth Management
Wealth Management
The fundamental premise of impact investing is that it can deliver a double bottom line: a positive social and/or environmental change and a ...

Asia's billionaires flock to Singapore for impact investing - AFR
Asia's billionaires flock to Singapore for impact investing. Emma ConnorsSouth-East Asia correspondent. Jun 16, 2022 – 10.33am.

Energy Storage

US grid-scale storage hit with delays in Q1 2022, but solar tariff waiver will help
Energy Storage News
US energy storage industry is going strong despite delays due to supply chain issues, interconnection queue waiting times and other factors.

The Future of Energy Storage, with Dick Schmalensee - Resources Magazine
Resources Magazine
Dick Schmalensee discusses the future of energy storage, covering lithium-ion batteries, pumped-storage hydro, flow batteries, ...

US cell manufacturer KORE Power wins 20MWh UK battery storage project supply deal
Energy Storage News
KORE Power will provide batteries for a 20MWh battery storage project under development between ABB and UK green energy supplier Ecotricity.

Science Based Carbon Performance Targets:

Food majors to miss 2030 carbon-cutting goal, study claims - Just Food
Just Food
AlixPartners' research was based on findings from 235 food and drinks firms in ... target to cut their carbon footprint for 2030, research claims.

IQE plc: IQE announces commitment to Net Zero and Science Based Targets
... to Net Zero and Science Based Targets IQE to become carbon neutral across. ... the Group's ESG activities and performance against commitments, ...

Supply chain collaboration may be key to meeting carbon-reduction targets - DC Velocity
DC Velocity
The data is based on targets established by the 2015 Paris Agreement and the collaborative partnership Science Based Target initiative.

Climate Change Winners and Losers:

The winners and losers of the Fed hiking interest rates - NPR
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it will increase its benchmark interest rate by 0.75%, the largest increase in decades.

The biggest losers and the biggest winners from the Fed's interest rate hikes - FXStreet
Surely, this was not due to climate change, but rather the Fed's Wednesday announcement of an interest rate hike, which had a big impact on the ...

Climate change leading to earlier and earlier heatwaves, scientists say - Yahoo Sport UK
Yahoo Sport UK
The landmark agreement aimed to limit global warming to 2° Celsius this century, and continue ... Winners and losers from Canadian GP qualifying.


Microgrids, Renewables Part of DOE Island Resiliency Plan | T&D World
T&D World
Microgrids, Renewables Part of DOE Island Resiliency Plan. June 20, 2022. The DOE selected 12 remote and island communities to help strengthen ...

RECs or green microgrids? What's the better way to achieve ESG goals?
Microgrid Knowledge
With the value of renewable energy certificates (RECs) being challenged, green microgrids and on-site energy are being eyed as a better way to ...

RNG-fueled microgrid to back up Microsoft data center in California - Power Engineering
Power Engineering
The microgrid would be fully supported by renewable natural gas (RNG). In case power is lost from the utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), ...

Socially Responsible Investing:

Socially responsible divestment | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal
Vox EU
Responsible investing – the practice of incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions – is becoming ...

Why many young ESG investors also own cryptocurrencies - CNBC
Environmental, social and corporate governance — or ESG — investments attracted record levels of new assets. Last year, U.S. sustainable funds ...

Socially responsible investment bonds surpass W200tr in value - The Korea Herald
The Korea Herald
The aggregate value of Socially Responsible Investment bonds issued surpassed 200 trillion won for the first time, the Korea Exchange said.

Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage:

The Worldwide Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Industry is Expected to Reach $12.1 ...
Business Wire
“Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Market - A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on Application, Type, and Region - Analysis and Forecast, ...

Global Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Market Report - GlobeNewswire
Dublin, June 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Market - A Global and Regional Analysis: Focus on ...

Corporate Sustainable Practices Drive The Carbon Capture, Utilization, And Storage Market ...
EIN News
The Business Research Company's Carbon Capture, Utilization, And Storage Market 2022 - Opportunities And Strategies – Global Forecast To 2030.

Sustainability Investing: 

Why Sustainability Investing May Be Retailing's Crypto - Forbes
It may seem like sustainability and ethical consumerism have been front page news for a long time, but as a set of measurable corporate goals by ...

The rising popularity of sustainable investing — and the controversies surrounding it - CBC
Sustainable investing is an umbrella term used to describe the different ways of taking into account non-financial factors in investment ...

5 Questions About Sustainable Investing - Morningstar
The bottom line on the bottom line: Stay focused on why you are a sustainable investor. Your investments reflect a commitment to seek both competitive ...


Solar geoengineering: Is it worth the risk? - Canary Media
Canary Media
In some climate circles, ​“solar geoengineering” is akin to a swearword. Also known as solar radiation modification, it refers to the process of ...

Climate change: 'Space Bubble' shield could block sun's rays - The World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum
This is a variation on the common geoengineering idea of a solar shield, which blocks solar radiation, but as it is space-based there should be no ...

MIT Scientists Propose Space Bubbles to Reverse the Worst of Climate Change - Gizmodo
Geoengineering is fun to think about—but lowering current emissions should be the most important goal.

Green Bond Funds:

NextGenerationEU - European Commission
European Commission - European Union
NextGenerationEU: European Commission raises €5 billion in green bonds in ... The funds are being used to finance Europe's economic recovery and ...

Average green bond's activities only 64% Taxonomy-aligned, study suggests - Citywire
Citywire Selector
Average green bond's activities only 64% Taxonomy-aligned, study suggests ... Two funds in focus as Goldman faces SEC probe over ESG.

MainStreet Partners: Green bonds particularly 'sensitive' to interest rate rises - IFA Magazine
IFA Magazine
Key takeaways from the Report: · Green bonds, and green bond funds, due to their higher 'duration' are particularly sensitive to changes in interest ...   

Low Carbon Funds:

Is iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF (CRBN) a Strong ETF Right Now? - Nasdaq
Launched on 12/08/2014, the iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF (CRBN) is a smart beta exchange traded fund offering broad exposure to the ...

Governments increasingly adopt incentive schemes to encourage decarbonization of the oil ...
IHS Markit
Hydrocarbon producers seek to advance low-carbon projects through ... Governments are funding CCUS R&D and pilot and demonstration projects to ...

MSCI World outpaces low-carbon indices on emissions reduction, 2DII study shows
Responsible Investor
Tesla accounts for close to 50% of MSCI Environmental Index as of Q1 2022, study finds.


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