A new report has been released by the global network of insurance supervisors and regulators Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF) to outline the necessary action to tackle sustainability challenges within the insurance sector.
The Scottish Government announced a further £1.5m in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) department mainly aiming to reduce costs in the offshore wind industry and explore further wind offshore opportunities for the country.
China aims to become a global leader in climate action by setting up the biggest Carbon Trading Scheme (CTS) worldwide as an attempt to meet 2030 peak emissions target.
World Bank announced a partnership with the Gaza Electricity Distribution Company and the Palestinian Authority to launch a $2.5-million solar roof pilot program in Gaza.
Tilos, a small island in the Dodecanese complex in the Aegean Sea, is on set to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean by solely relying in renewables.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the first of four plans by VW to invest $800 million over 10 years in Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, public outreach, and access to electric vehicles for residents of disadvantaged communities.
On Friday 28 July, the global banking giant JPMorgan Chase announced that by 2015, all its property assets will be fuelled exclusively with renewable energy and that by then it will facilitate $200 billion in clean financing.
Global asset manager Schroders has launched its own Climate Progress Dashboard designed to provide investors insights related to global progress towards achieving the 2°C global warming limit and towards the overall progress of the transition to a low-carbon economy.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has unanimously approved investments worth $660m for a total 500MW of solar projects to be located on Benban solar complex in Egypt.
In order to boost sustainable markets and instil trust in investors, the European Commission has discussed plans to introduce labels for clearer classification of green financial products.
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