green and sustainabile finance

Green and sustainable finance – putting theory into action

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives are key market drivers for governments and corporate leaders, given the overwhelming need to advance sustainable investing.
S in ESG

More ‘S’ in ESG reporting needed to ramp up energy investments

The World Energy Council's secretary-general and CEO, Dr Wilkinson, states that renewables will need other energy “friends” and flexible storage solutions to be widely and readily available.
EPRA Director General

$1 million commitment from SIMA fund to electrify Kenyan communities

Social Investment Managers and Advisors LLC (SIMA) and Renewvia Energy Corporation, a global solar developer, today announced a partnership to electrify rural communities in Kenya underserved by conventional utilities.
Water licences

Water licences in 90 days to speed up development

In South Africa, the Department of Water Affairs has implemented its plan for a 90-day turnaround on applications for water use licences. What does this mean for applicants?

Minerals used in RE and EV tech targeted for responsible sourcing

A new initiative, RE-SOURCING, is underway to highlight our heavy reliance on a range of key minerals in renewable energy and electric vehicles, which calls for responsible mineral sourcing.

Ingula Nature Reserve recognised as internationally important

The Ingula Nature Reserve has officially been included in the International Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, an international treaty for the...

ESG investing in sub-Saharan Africa linked to sustainable development

The approach to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing in SSA is closely linked to longer-term sustainable development benchmarks, Fitch Ratings says in a new report.
offshore floating wind

New offshore floating wind solutions attract Series A equity funding

The investment from Moreld Ocean Wind and Chevron Technology Ventures will fund Ocergy's offshore floating wind technology solutions including an environmental monitoring buoy.

Commentary: ESG integration aids in investment analysis and decisions

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is no magic wand but it is a key part of the analytical toolkit for investors and companies writes Wai-Shin Chan, co-head of ESG research at HSBC.
environmental product declaration certificate

UL awards Trina Solar with environmental product declaration certificate

The environmental product declaration certificate discloses products' life cycle environmental impact and helps PV plant owners and investors to identify sustainable products.

Latest Feature