Sustainable development goals

AfDB concludes $116m Nedbank SDG-linked bonds

The African Development Bank Group has concluded the investment of R2bn (around $116m) in Sustainable Development Goals-linked bonds issued by Nedbank South Africa.
Battery market

Op-Ed: How a battery passport can foster transition to net zero...

Battery storage can boost commitments by governments and businesses across the world to net zero and sustainability strategies.

Sustainable school in Italy progressing with 2030 agenda

Siena Advanced School on Sustainable Development will offer an analysis of sustainable development in the key sectors of Italy’s socioeconomic landscape.
Low-carbon economy

AfDB, Japan to promote sustainability bond markets in Africa

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.
World Bank

Hyundai Steel becomes the first private partner in the SDG Fund

Hyundai Steel became the first private sector partner in the World Bank Group Partnership Fund for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Looking at the global progress in attaining SEforALL goals

Enel Foundation contributed to the SEforALL Charrettes in Amsterdam, discussing the global progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 7.

Escalating knowledge sharing on global energy transition

IRENA and UNFCCC are jointly ramping up efforts on knowledge sharing on energy transition by promoting the use of renewable energy.
sustainable energy future

Energy agencies form coalition for a sustainable energy future

IRENA and IEA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to work together for a secure and sustainable energy future.

Microalgae research adds to renewable energy package

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.
energy projects

Global progress lags behind energy target for 2030

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.

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