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East African business leaders pledge support for green investments

People Daily 15 Apr 2021
The Nairobi green dialogue for business leaders was organized by the European Investment Bank and Portuguese embassy in Kenya ahead of the high-level green investment forum slated for April 23 in Lisbon, capital of Portugal ... "We aim to catalyze green growth, exports and investment through improved trade systems and corridors," said Matsaert.

Sustainable-bond issuance reaches record high in first quarter

Metro USA 15 Apr 2021
Green bonds, ... Sustainability bonds are a mixture of green and social bonds. Green bonds, and to a lesser extent sustainability bonds, were entering a “sweet spot of positive feedback” said James Athey, fixed income investment director at Aberdeen Standard Investments.

Blue Economy department a panelist at high level EU-Africa virtual forum |15 April 2021

Nation 15 Apr 2021
In recognition of Seychelles’ championship of the blue economy agenda at the continental level, the department of the Blue Economy was invited by the African Union to be a panelist at a high profile virtual forum entitled ‘Green Talks – Bridges to the High-Level Green Investment Forum EU-Africa’ that was held yesterday.

U.S.-China cooperation on sustainable finance "positive step" for world: IMF chief 15 Apr 2021
Georgieva also praised the People's Bank of China, the Chinese central bank, for its efforts to encourage financial institutions to support green investments while attaching great importance to the quality of these investments ... By the end of last year, China's outstanding green loans reached nearly 12 trillion yuan (about 1.84 trillion U.S.

Xinhua Headlines: IMF chief says "a shot in the arm" fastest way for global recovery 15 Apr 2021
Both crises would cause human tragedies and economic catastrophes, but a coordinated green public investment push can help address both ... A debt-financed green investment plan combined with carbon pricing could boost global economic growth for many years, creating around 12 million net new jobs through 2027, according to an IMF study.

Would you lock money away in a cash Isa for five years at 1%? Surely, ...

The Daily Mail 15 Apr 2021
Investment trust Ruffer (RIC green line) has been behind and ahead of the FTSE All-Share's total return at times since 2004 but delivered a less volatile ride than the stock market.

GCC's renewable energy transition unlocks the potential for a new green economy

The National 15 Apr 2021
At the same time, climate action represents a tremendous opportunity to develop a new sustainable green energy economy ... Green hydrogen to cost less than natural gas by 2050 ... Both will contribute to the growing UAE green economy while promoting job creation and investment in renewables’ research and development.

PH-Poland bilateral trade quadruples

Manila Bulletin 15 Apr 2021
Poland-Philippines – opportunities and prospects for economic cooperation” organized by the Polish Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Poland to discuss potential cooperation between the two nations in the areas of trade and investment, business and development.

Japan's Path to Growth and Stability in the Pacific

Wall Street Journal 15 Apr 2021
We will mobilize a range of policies to promote investment and innovation in the private economy, including a ¥2 trillion ($18 billion) fund to support green projects, tax incentives, regulatory reforms, international standardization programs and other forms of international cooperation.

What’s at Stake in U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry’s Trip to China

Time Magazine 15 Apr 2021
But while China is by far the world’s leader in solar and wind power deployment, it still consumes more coal than the rest of the globe combined, and continues to green-light new coal projects ... Greening the Belt and Road Initiative ... In a similar fashion, China’s record on green investment is mixed.

Rich investors struggle to square profits with green ambitions

Live Mint 15 Apr 2021
The rich across the globe have big ambitions for sustainable investing -- the type of portfolios that help combat climate change or tackle societal problems ... Investing in a ... And some of the best-performing investments have been tied to the green economy such as Tesla Inc.

‘PN’s document on energy is positive and constructive’ - MEA

Independent Online 15 Apr 2021
The MEA stated that the recommendations include opportunities for investment and the generation of green jobs. One area in which this is evident is the electrification of transport, with an investment in infrastructure to facilitate the diffusion ...

Intensive efforts to address climate change 15 Apr 2021
The first is policy support for green development ... China is pushing forward a low-carbon energy revolution, the creation of green and low-carbon industrial systems and also low-carbon urbanization ... The second is to promote green development through green finance ... The ongoing green ...

Can India turn climate change into a geopolitical advantage?

The Times of India 15 Apr 2021
India wants to go green; India wants financial and technological assistance for its green transformation; but India would resist any effort by the developed world that could have an adverse implication on its development ... He emphasised the importance of India as a “red hot investment” for green tech and renewable energy.

Bayat Legal Services appointed as authorised agent for North Macedonia’s citizenship by investment programme

Gulf News 15 Apr 2021
... Investment program and is honored to be appointed as an official agent ... North Macedonia is becoming an alluring investment destination for foreign capital, especially after the EU gave the green light to start an accession negotiation to the 27-member European bloc in March 2020.