Sustainable social housing: Impact investing to combat a national crisis

Sustainable social housing: Impact investing to combat a national crisis

Social housing has come a long way in recent history. In the UK, social housing started as “council housing” and aimed to offer affordable housing to people with low income in the 1920s. The number of such social housing has

GIC-backed Climeworks raised USD 650M to drive direct air capture technology for emissions removal

GIC-backed Climeworks raised USD 650M to drive direct air capture technology for emissions removal

Sustainable finance: Council agrees its position on European Green Bonds EU Council greenlighted the creation of European Green Bond Rules, a key element of the EU’s Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth, in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement.  It

Why SEC climate disclosure plan is a “game changer”

Why SEC climate disclosure plan is a “game changer”

The world’s most influential financial regulator published its keenly awaited take on a trend sweeping the world: mandatory corporate reporting on climate risk. The US securities regulator’s newly proposed climate risk disclosure framework is notable for its focus on governance, including

US$650m funding raised to scale DAC technology for removing CO2 emissions

US$650m funding raised to scale DAC technology for removing CO2 emissions

Zurich-based Direct Air Capture (DAC) company Climeworks announced that it has raised CHF 600 million (nearly US$650 million) in an equity funding round led by global private markets firm Partners Group and Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC. The funding will

Will Ethereum Replace Bitcoin?

Will Ethereum Replace Bitcoin?

Backed by Greenpeace USA, a group of environmentalists wants Bitcoin to switch from its current method of mining to a more energy-efficient model. You’ve heard Bitcoin fuels the climate crisis, but now a software code change could potentially clean it

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