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With SUNREF, AFD helps South Africa to meet the challenge of a green energy transition to take a sustainable development and growth pathway. SUNREF supports the private sector to seize the opportunities of this transition, and encourages local banks to finance it in a sustainable way. © AFD, 2016 www.sunref.org
Google is on a green spending spree. In July 2011 it had invested over $700 M in clean energy. Today the figure is over $850 M. How does it choose which startups and projects to invest in? Google's Parag Chokshi sheds some light on the company's decision making. "We invest in projects other investors might not invest in...we look for innovative technologies or the capacity for transformation in the sector, eg new evolutionary wind turbines or large solar power tower projects, like BrightSource's Ivanpah project in California's Mojave Desert. This video was recorded at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View CA on July 8, 2011. Read transcripts, see photos and check out exclusive interviews with Tom Friedman, Paul Krugman, Vinod Khosla and many others at http://www.freshdialogues.com an...
The second Julius Baer Investment Conference offered clients the opportunity to get first-hand information on planet investments from opinion leaders who are well versed in this field. The conference 'Change for a better world - are green investments sustainable?' took a critical look at various planet investment topics. Further, it analysed whether they were sustainable and could generate attractive returns at the same time. View some of the highlights of the conference in this video.
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In light of Laudato Si,’ this webinar will explore what green investment can look like and a religious institutional experience of divesting from fossil fuels. Are there really viable green investment options? Won’t we lose money, especially compared to fossil fuels? Frank Morris, a Catholic, developed and managed a SEC registered global and ecological mutual fund. He will explore the emerging options for green investment and compare the returns to investments in fossil fuels. Why would we divest rather than do shareholder advocacy to change corporate policies? Won’t we lose our voice at the table? Phil Chick, Assistant Vice President and Treasurer of Dayton University, which is a Marianist school, will discuss the reasoning and experience of divesting from fossil fuels as an institution...
Platform for green investing, fair-trade, supply for and demand for eco- labeled/certified organic/green products, services, value chains and ventures, in support to small and medium size eco-enterprises, Corporate and Organization Responsibility in Africa landscapes .
This webinar features an overview of the highly anticipated report, "Green Investment Banks: Scaling up Private Investment in Low-carbon, Climate-resilient Infrastructure". Produced by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the report provides the first comprehensive study of publicly capitalised Green Investment Banks (GIBs) and analyses the rational, mandate and financing activities of this relatively new category of public financial institution. Based on the experience of over a dozen GIBs and GIB-like entities, the report provides non-prescriptive stock-taking of the diverse ways in which these public institutions are catalysing private investment in LCR infrastructure and other green sectors, with a spotlight on energy efficiency projects. The report also p...