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Europe’s largest sustainable energy innovation event goes virtual to spark international business opportunities

Christel Deskins

Press release content from PR Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. https://apnews.com/press-release/pr-newswire/technology-environment-and-nature-eco-friendly-practices-europe-energy-and-fuel-technology-7773028845ed9e0a4c1e56c2a96a4dcb Click to copy BOSTON, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s largest sustainable energy engine, launches its first virtual edition of The Business Booster event, offering international participants more access […]

Social Housing Organization Partners with Investment Solutions Provider, Delivering $3.4 M in Sustainable Building Improvements

Christel Deskins

WoodGreen Community Housing funds building upgrades through utility savings using Efficiency Capital’s innovative investment strategy   TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2020 /CNW/ – Efficiency Capital is creating greener buildings in Toronto, projecting almost $6 million in expected utility savings through sustainable building upgrades for WoodGreen Community Housing, while also improving air […]

Boston Consulting Group Publishes New Landmark Strategy Book for Building Sustainable Business Advantage in Challenging Post-COVID Era

Christel Deskins

BOSTON, Oct. 6, 2020­ /PRNewswire/ — According to a new book by three veteran Boston Consulting Group (BCG) senior partners, unprecedented instability and uncertainty are scrambling the traditional playbook that companies have used to compete and succeed in the past 50 years, and a wholesale reimagining is required for sustainable success. […]

ESG Data Quagmire Impedes Sustainable Finance Impact, OECD Says

Christel Deskins

(Bloomberg) — © Bloomberg Employee carries a solar panel on the roof during installation. As ESG investing has proliferated in recent years, so have the number of standards, definitions and strategies, resulting in a confusing morass that hamstrings sustainable investors. Load Error That’s according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation […]

Institute for Sustainable Finance Releases Critical Capital Blueprint for Canada’s Low-carbon Transition

Christel Deskins

New research from the Institute for Sustainable Finance outlines the investment requirements and opportunities to achieve 2030 climate targets, aligning national economic growth with low carbon transition ISF’s Capital Mobilization Plan identifies four key sectors for public-private investment collaboration: buildings, transportation, electricity, and oil & gas Today, the Institute for […]

Fifth Third Sets $8 Billion Sustainable Finance Goal

Christel Deskins

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today announced that it has set a new sustainable finance goal of $8 billion to be achieved by 2025. This goal continues the Bank’s leadership in environmental sustainability, having become the first […]

Arjun Mohan, the CEO of TENDERD, talks about Circular Innovation at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit

Christel Deskins

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Arjun Mohan, the founder and CEO of TENDERD, joined influential speakers from around the world at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit that took place on Thursday, 23rd of September. Arjun shared his views on how Circular Innovation can benefit […]

AFC’s Inaugural CHF150 Million Green Bond to Finance Africa’s Sustainable Development

Christel Deskins

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 23, 2020– Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, today announces the successful issuance of its inaugural CHF150 Million Reg S senior unsecured benchmark Green Bond (the “Bond”) under the Corporation’s US$5 Billion Global Medium-Term Note (“GMTN”) programme , maturing […]

Morgan Stanley Sustainable Reality Report Reveals Sustainable Funds Outperformed Traditional Funds and Reduced Investment Risk Despite Global Pandemic

Christel Deskins

Sustainable investing funds can outperform traditional funds and reduce investment risk, according to a new Sustainable Reality report published today by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing (The Institute). In the first half of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic induced a global recession, causing capital markets around the world […]

How Academia Can Do More to Advance Sustainable Finance

Christel Deskins

(Illustration by iStock/A-Digit) For far too long, mainstream finance education has focused on teaching financial principles and tools based on the assumption that most of humankind will be lifted by free and perfectly competitive markets in which individuals work in their own self-interest. Unfortunately, negative externalities and market failures, long […]

Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

Christel Deskins

Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN Secretary-General New York City, 26 August – The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the role […]