Latest News for: Green investments

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ESG is under attack, and that’s a good thing

GreenBiz 23 Sep 2021
The sustainable investing space heard a cacophony of critiques these past months, as well as its first major investigation by the U.S ... clear investor demand for "green"; poorly defined rules and accountability for those investment products (for now); and the say-anything culture that it fosters.
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PM calls on SDG Business Forum for partnership

FBC News 23 Sep 2021
... the UN working hand-in-hand to de-risk private sector investments in the SDGs ... He adds Fiji is one of the first developing countries to issue a Green Bond to bring in private sector investments to drive green ambition, including 30 million tree planting commitment.
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EU eases capital rules for insurance industry, as Government aims to create fund to pay for insurers who go bust

Irish Independent 23 Sep 2021
EU insurers should not be asked to pay into a rescue fund, the European Commission has said, as it offered the industry capital breaks to promote green investment ... for the industry, and release up to €90bn in capital in the short-term to fund green and digital investment.
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The UK’s energy crisis shows why we need a publicly owned system

New Statesman 23 Sep 2021
If you cap people’s household bills in the name of social justice, you can disrupt the incentives needed to invest in a green transition ... An affordable household energy supply would be a right and the government would borrow billions of pounds to invest in the green infrastructure that could guarantee it.
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Irish-led Corre Energy raises €12m in Dublin listing

Irish Independent 23 Sep 2021
The company is focused on the development and future operation of grid-scale underground renewable energy storage facilities, as well as the production and sale of green hydrogen. It intends to use the proceeds from the placing, as well as previously disclosed €20m investment by ...
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China's pledge to stop building new coal power plants overseas welcomed: AIIB

Xinhua 23 Sep 2021
23 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has said that it welcomes China's announcement to increase support for green and low-carbon energy in other developing countries and stop building new coal-fired projects overseas.
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CLP to phase out coal-fired generators by 2040

Hong Kong Standard 23 Sep 2021
The company is considering looking for partners for its projects in Australia, which will help it to concentrate more on green investments in the Greater Bay Area, he said.
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Humanity is reaching a turning point on climate change: Boris Johnson

FBC News 23 Sep 2021
The prime minister also said he did not see a conflict between the green movement and capitalism, saying that. “The whole experience of the Covid pandemic is that the way to fix the problem is through science and innovation, the breakthroughs and the investment that are made possible by capitalism and by free markets.”.
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Boris Johnson: Humanity is reaching a turning point on climate change

Business Ghana 23 Sep 2021
The prime minister also said he did not see a conflict between the green movement and capitalism, saying that. "The whole experience of the Covid pandemic is that the way to fix the problem is through science and innovation, the breakthroughs and the investment that are made possible by capitalism and by free markets.".
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COVID-19 pandemic 'warning bell' exposed inequalities, gove

Beijing News 23 Sep 2021
New York , September 23 (ANI) ... Shining a light on the "urgent task" of expeditiously containing the pandemic, the President stated that vaccine allocation should be prioritized for nations with low inoculation rates ... "It is also a chance for us to pursue green transformation, sustainable development, trade and investment facilitation", he said.
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President Akufo-Addo presses admittance of AU in G20 Group of nations

Ghana News Agency 23 Sep 2021
The proceeds of the SDRs should fund vaccine acquisition and manufacturing, climate and green investments, and a pan-African Stability Mechanism like the European Stability Mechanism that would safeguard financial stability on the Continent, he said.
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Admit AU in G20 group of nations – Akufo-Addo

Ghana Web 23 Sep 2021
Proceeds of channelled SDRs, President Akufo-Addo reiterated, should fund vaccine acquisition and manufacturing, climate and green investments, and a pan-African Stability Mechanism like the European Stability Mechanism, that would safeguard financial stability on the Continent.
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D-Street investors richer by Rs 2.07 lakh cr in just 15 minutes: Key factors

The Times of India 23 Sep 2021
NEW DELHI. The stock market took the US Fed statement of starting tapering as soon as November in its stride and climbed higher on Thursday ... Now, we don't know how long the party will go on," said VK Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist at Geojit Financial Services ... After opening in the green, benchmark indices jumped further higher ... Good news ... .
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FULL TEXT: Akufo-Addo address at the 76th United Nations’ General Assembly

Ghana Web 23 Sep 2021
This is an investment in a global public good, not aid ... Mr President, proceeds of channelled SDRs should fund vaccine acquisition and manufacturing, climate and green investments, and a panAfrican Stability Mechanism, like the European Stability Mechanism, that would safeguard financial stability on the continent.
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