ustainable Innovation Forum seeks effective delivery of high level commitments by world leaders on Day 1.

Following a week of significant progress at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, the Sustainable Innovation Forum in the Climate Action Innovation Zone opened Monday with three days of discussion focused on how high-level commitments made by world leaders can be…

Group launches campaign for COP26: Climate Finance for Women in Africa

Activities to frontline issues concerning women access to climate finance has been given a huge boost as the Centre for 21st century Issues (C21st), a not-for-profit/non-governmental organization headquartered in Nigeria recently launched its advocacy campaign on Women for Climate Finance,…

Partnership opens Call for women-led climate solutions in Nigeria

The Centre for 21st century Issues (C21st) with support from BothEnds, Netherlands, have opened calls for project proposals on women-led climate solutions initiative across Nigeria; to mitigate climate related challenges. In a statement credited to the group; in a world…

Matt Damon and Gary White, Co-Founders of Water.org and WaterEquity join Reuters Impact Speaker line-up

MOBILIZING GLOBAL BUSINESS TO DELIVER ON CLIMATE ACTION Reuters Impact has received a major boost as the Duo of Matt Damon, (the Jason Bourne series actor) and Gary White have confirmed their acceptance to speak at the Virtual Forum set…

Sempra Launches Sustainable Financing Framework Aligned With Company’s ESG Initiatives

 Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sempra (NYSE: SRE) (BMV: SRE) today published its Sustainable Financing Framework, outlining its criteria and other parameters for any issuances by Sempra, San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) or Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) of sustainable financing…

Experts insist Banks must partner with fintech to accelerate the digital banking transformation  

In a webinar discussion hosted by TagPay and moderated by Omar Ben Yedder from African Banker; Yves Eonnet (TagPay), Djiba Diallo (Ecobank Group), Obinna Ukwuani (Bank of Kigali) and Carl Manlan (VISA), discussed how the digitalisation of banks is a…

Mark Carney, UN Race to Zero campaign, COP26 Presidency launch Net Zero Financial Alliance

Press Release: Industry-led and UN-convened Net Zero Banking Alliance also announced today, co-launched by the UNEP Finance Initiative and the Financial Services Taskforce of the Sustainable Markets Initiative The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), chaired by Mark Carney,…

USAID-CORDAID Investment Project to create over 20,000 jobs in West Africa

Virtual Launch for the Cordaid Co-investment Project in West Africa The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub Activity, in partnership with the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), launched its co-investment partnership with Stichting Cordaid, managed by Cordaid Investment…

Stakeholders build capacity to access green funds for climate action projects

“We need to strengthen our capacity, increase institutional integrity and increase Gender participation to readily access funds for our climate action activities” This call was made made by Ms Titi Akosa on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the opening of…

Africa’s first Super Energy Service Company in Morocco gets $965,000 grant boost from African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA)

The African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) ( ) is providing a $965,000 grant to Morocco’s Société d’Ingénierie Energétique (SIE), to support its transition into the first Super Energy Service Company (ESCO) initiative in Africa. ​’This support…

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