sustainability

climate finance

Ecobank raises first sub-Saharan tier two sustainability notes

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lomé based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announced that it has successfully raised $350 million tier two sustainability notes. This represents the first ever tier two sustainability notes by a financial institution in sub-Saharan Africa.
sustainability targets

Technology group aligns its sustainability targets to SDGs – Hitachi ABB...

Based around four pillars – planet, people, peace and partnerships – Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ sustainability targets include becoming carbon-neutral in its own operations by 2030.
irrigation

Climate charity shares thoughts on boosting conservation for WED

On World Environment Day (June 5 2021), climate experts warn sustainable incomes for rural communities are key to protecting the planet.
wind turbine

Wind turbine blades fully recyclable thanks to innovative technology

A coalition of industry and academic leaders has developed a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine blades.

Partnership puts ESG front and centre of African renewable growth

DLA Piper has partnered with Invest Africa to support the development of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) best practices in African renewable energy projects.
Green economy

IFC backs Absa Bank to create Africa’s first green loan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide Absa Bank a loan of up to $150 million to create Africa’s first certified green loan.
What are Scope 3 emissions and why are they so important?

UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon development

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China and the China Centre for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) have released the 'Paving the way for low- carbon development globally and along the Belt and Road' report, guiding governments on how to achieve a low-carbon future.
data

AfDB country gender profiles highlight prevalence of stereotypes

African women are still disproportionately affected by poverty and the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating gender equalities, according to new country gender profiles developed by the African Development Bank.
eco-warriors

Ed’s note: Where are the eco-warriors of today?

The green economy and environmental, social and governance (ESG) domain are where eco-warriors have moved the fight to save our planet.
livable cities

Job opening at CoCT Sustainable Energy Markets’ department

The City of Cape Town invites eligible candidates to apply for the position of assistant professional officer.

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