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March 1, 2021 It's Not Just Texas. The Entire Energy Grid Needs An Upgrade For Extreme Weather - Text/audioSource: NPR
The Texas blackout is another reminder that more frequent, climate-driven extreme weather puts stress on the country's electricity grid. It came just months after outages in California aimed at preventing wildfires.
Source: Confectionery News
CARE and Cargill report highlights a decade of making a positive impact in West Africa cocoa growing communities.
February 26, 2021 How is the bike tyre industry addressing sustainability, and what YOU can do to help?Source: Road C.C.
The cycling world loves to see itself as clean, green and environmentally friendly but we know that tyres of all kinds are a source of pollution on the planet, so we contacted some of the major cycling tyre brands to find out how...
February 19, 2021 Investors love data. So why not dig into sustainability metrics?Source: Sifted.eu
VCs love data. They use it to decide who to invest in, which companies to pass on and which markets to focus on. Their vocabulary is made up of the KPIs they appreciate most, from EBIT and CAC, to LTV and TAM (that’s earnings...
February 12, 2021 IKEA will help turn a Swedish city into a sustainable communitySource: Engadget
IKEA is moving beyond the confines of the eco-friendly home to work on sustainable urban living. The flat-pack giant is partnering with the municipality of Helsingborg in its native Sweden on a green community project, known as...
Sustainable funds reached record highs in 2020 with over $51 billion in new investments, more than double the previous record set in 2019, according to a new report from investment research firm Morningstar. That’s one-quarter of...
December 23, 2020 Goldman Sachs, once reserved for the rich, is close to offering wealth management for the massesSource: CNBC
The bank has begun internal testing of a new automated investment service ahead of a broader rollout early next year, according to an email obtained exclusively by CNBC. Employees who sign on to the digital service, called Marcus...
December 11, 2020 5 Drivers Behind the Sustainable Investing ShiftSource: Visual Capitalist
Against all odds, sustainable investing in the U.S. smashed records in 2020. Estimated net flows reached $20.9 billion in the first six months alone—that’s nearly equal to the amount of new money invested in all of 2019.
December 11, 2020 NRG Energy Issues Sustainability-Linked Bond Worth $900MSource: NRG Energy
NRG Energy Inc. NRG becomes the first North American company to issue Sustainability-Linked Bond (SLB) as it completes issuing senior secured first lien notes worth $900 million. The proceeds will be utilized to complete the...
December 11, 2020 NY pension fund sets 2040 net-zero goal, divestment review planSource: S&P Global
The third-largest pension fund in the U.S. announced plans to decarbonize fully by 2040 and begin a four-year review of its energy sector investments for potential divestment.
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