AfDB wins industry gong for pioneering 2019 social bond issue

The African Development Bank has received an award for its successful one billion Norwegian krone social bond issued in 2019.
water access

Namibia aims for 100% water access by 2030, acquires AfDB support

Namibia has set out plans for the production and transfer of water resources to improve access to potable water and for agricultural and industrial use.

Amid coronavirus setbacks, sustainability is key to the future of China’s...

Sustainability must be at the heart of China's Belt and Road Initiative if it is to remain a major force in global infrastructure development, says a new report.
innovation projects

Developing innovation projects to support sustainable development

Enel Foundation has reinforced its support to I4C, one of the major Italian innovation projects aimed at supporting sustainable development.

Op-Ed: Measuring the impact of SDGs commitments from businesses

This year marks just ten years to go to the deadline for completing the UN SDGs. How well are businesses doing on their commitments?

IHA launches $1m HESG assessment fund for hydropower projects

The Hydropower Sustainability ESG Assessment Fund (HESG) will award $1.02 million to 40 or more hydropower projects between 2020 and 2024.
sustainable mobility

Rwandan sustainable mobility providers get global recognition

Rwandan sustainable mobility providers, RURA and Ampersand have been nominated for the 2020 Ashden Awards, for their climate action solutions.
E-waste market

Danish firm ranked world’s most sustainable company

Corporate Knights' 2020 index of the Global 100 has ranked renewable energy company Ørsted, as the world's most sustainable company.

SDGs presents private investors with $197bn investment opportunity

In this report, Standard Chartered looks at the most impactful opportunities for investing in three infrastructure-focused SDGs in five African markets.

World’s top corporation leading on sustainability efforts

Corporate Knights’ 2020 index of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world has named Orsted as the leading firm on sustainability efforts.

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