Climate Change

Play a part in fighting climate change through Singapore’s first low-carbon exchange-traded fund

Play a part in fighting climate change through Singapore’s first low-carbon exchange-traded fund

Singapore’s first low-carbon exchange-traded fund offers a diversified portfolio for investors to gain exposure to the top 50 Singapore companies with lower carbon intensity values and fossil fuel involvement. Photo: OCBC Securities The climate crisis has reached a tipping point, according to a recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel […] Click here to view original …

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Dutch VC firm SHIFT Invest shifts into high gear to boost sustainability in mobility and logistics; expands fund to €110M

Dutch VC firm SHIFT Invest shifts into high gear to boost sustainability in mobility and logistics; expands fund to €110M

Image credit: SHIFT Invest Netherlands-based SHIFT Invest, a venture capital fund that invests in ‘innovative’ enterprises with positive environmental impact potential, announced on Wednesday that it expanded its fund to €110M to accelerate the sustainable transition of mobility and logistics. The Fund’s previous closing was at €70M in September, […] Click here to view original …

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Fosun Participates in Morgan Stanley's 7th Annual Sustainable Futures Conference, Demonstrating ESG Achievements and Commitments

Fosun Participates in Morgan Stanley’s 7th Annual Sustainable Futures Conference, Demonstrating ESG Achievements and Commitments

HONG KONG, May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 7th Annual Morgan Stanley Sustainable Futures Conference was hosted in a hybrid mode on Monday, May 23 to Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Intensifying focus on sustainability from multiple stakeholders positions environmental and social issues as key priorities for companies in 2022. […] Click here to view original …

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Mango production expected to fall by 50 percent in Pakistan due to water shortage and high temperature

Mango production expected to fall by 50 percent in Pakistan due to water shortage and high temperature

Pakistan is the 5th larger mango producer in the world. According to the head of a farmers’ and exporters’ organisation, Pakistan’s mango production is anticipated to drop by roughly 50 percent this year, as the crop has been severely harmed by exceptionally high temperatures and water shortages. This month, […] Click here to view original …

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Africa’s 2021 economic rebound impacted by lingering Covid-19 pandemic and Russia-Ukraine war (AfDB)

Africa’s 2021 economic rebound impacted by lingering Covid-19 pandemic and Russia-Ukraine war (AfDB)

(AfDB) – Africa’s gross domestic product has recovered strongly in the last year, but the lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing war could pose considerable challenges in the medium term. This is according to the 2022 African Economic Outlook, released by the […] Click here to view original …

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Opinion: To fight the climate crisis, Colorado needs more electric trucks on the road

Opinion: To fight the climate crisis, Colorado needs more electric trucks on the road

Every Coloradan knows that there is no place more spectacular than our state. But increasingly the impacts of climate change are putting our state at risk. Wildfires now consume Colorado every season of the year and snowfall is less reliable. Our state’s eroding air quality regularly ranks among the […] Click here to view original …

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