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Swiss Re announces ambitious climate targets including phase-out of coal by 2040

Swiss Re today has announced new measures to support the transition to a net-zero economy, encompassing both asset management and underwriting as well as its own operations. The Swiss Re Group, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, has announced ambitious…

Fast-Track Energy Transitions to Win the Race to Zero

Press Release: World Energy Transitions Outlook outlines global strategies towards carbon-neutrality and leads way to a climate-safe 1.5°C pathway by 2050 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2021 – Proven technologies for a net-zero energy system already largely exist today, finds…

International Aluminium Institute releases global aluminium industry 2050 climate pathways

The International Aluminium Institute (IAI) has published the most comprehensive greenhouse gas emissions reductions pathways available to the aluminium sector over the next three decades. The pathways are based on the IAI’s unrivalled data and leading analysis of the global…

UK Government announces £150 million investment for world’s rainforests The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation.

The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation. Through the newly launched Mobilising Finance for Forests Programme, the Government’s £150 million investment is for businesses and investors who support…

UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting

The United Nations has adopted a new framework that includes the contributions of nature when measuring economic prosperity and human well-being. In a move that may reshape decision and policy-making towards sustainable development, the United Nations has adopted a new framework…

Fish Farmers in Cameroon record increased Income upon Adoption of Technologies

Djam Wilfred Chiatoh, is a fish farmer from the central region of Cameroon. He is also an animal production specialist but after 12 years of poultry, pig and rabbit farming, coupled with a loss of over 2,000 pigs to African…

UK Government announces £20 million fund to fuel search for electric vehicle innovations

The UK Government has announced a £20 million fund for a research and development competition for innovative electric vehicle (EV) projects during British Science Week. The competition is open to some of the most promising electric vehicle technology innovations. With previous…

“I am better off as a Farmer” …the story of a Banker turned Poultry Farmer

Due to the popular misconceptions about agriculture, many young Africans have no interest in agribusiness ventures. Upon completing their academic pursuits, young graduates usually scuttle for jobs and in many cases, remain unemployed while waiting for the ‘golden opportunity’. Whereas,…

The IDB and IRENA Join Forces to Foster a Sustainable Energy Future in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have signed a partnership that will help drive the energy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the…

Satelligence partners with GAR to delink palm oil production from deforestation

Utrecht, 25th February 2021 – Agritech company Satelligence has partnered with Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), following a three month trial, to deliver near real-time deforestation risk monitoring of GAR’s full palm oil concessions and supply chain, covering all of Indonesia. Based…

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