Sustainable development goals
Battery storage can boost commitments by governments and businesses across the world to net zero and sustainability strategies.
Siena Advanced School on Sustainable Development will offer an analysis of sustainable development in the key sectors of Italy’s socioeconomic landscape.
Finance and Policy
The African Development Bank and Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund have signed a partnership to promote environmental, social and governance investments in the global capital markets.
Hyundai Steel became the first private sector partner in the World Bank Group Partnership Fund for the Sustainable Development Goals.
Enel Foundation contributed to the SEforALL Charrettes in Amsterdam, discussing the global progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 7.
IRENA and UNFCCC are jointly ramping up efforts on knowledge sharing on energy transition by promoting the use of renewable energy.
IRENA and IEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to work together for a secure and sustainable energy future.
Renewable energy research is underway at the University of Lagos’ department of botany, which seeks to harness the huge opportunity of microalgae in the energy mix.
Business and markets
The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, however real progress is being made in areas of expansion of access to electricity in least developed countries as well as industrial energy efficiency.