Paris to become a knowledge partner for sustainable cities

The World Bank and the city of Paris have partnered to support sustainable city efforts in cities and metropolitan regions in developing and emerging economies.
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World Bank launches $208bn bond for clean water awareness

A subsidiary of the World Bank launched a 7-year $208 billion Sustainable Development Bond to engage with investors to raise awareness for water and ocean resources.

IRENA reviews progress on providing sustainable energy

IRENA is hosting its 18th Council meeting to review progress and plan new work programme towards a climate-safe, sustainable future.

Sub-Saharan Africa requires urgent investment to meet energy goals

Finance, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, remains drastically below levels needed to deliver universal access, states new report.

Cameroon secures $200m deal to boost inclusive and sustainable growth

Cameroon’s Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development and the World Bank Country Director for Cameroon, have signed a $200m Development Policy Credit, which aims to strengthen fiscal sustainability, enhance competitiveness.

DHL and Total strengthen cooperation on business sustainability

DHL Group and Total have strengthened their partnership on sustainable mobility, low-carbon energy solutions, logistics and transport services.

DEWA forms a partnership to share sustainability practices

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a new agreement with the Emirates Literature Foundation to share best practices on sustainability.
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India to save big from 1 million LED streetlights installed

India has installed 1 million smart LED streetlights as part of the country’s energy efficiency and smart city initiatives.

Recruitment firm predicts an upsurge in sustainability managers

Globally, recruitment of sustainability managers is set to grow as pressure mounts to integrate sustainable business practices into the modern organisation.
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Nigeria: New private equity fund to invest in sustainable energy

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved a $500,000 grant to support the development and...

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