The consequences of global climate change are not a distant problem. They are real and plainly visible today. Raging wildfires are once again devastating forests across the Western United States, with smoke spreading east across the continent, causing unhealthy or hazardous air quality for millions. Just last month, monsoons wreaked havoc in India as a year’s worth of rain fell in just one month. History shows that it is the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged communities that bear the brunt of the financial blow that often accompanies climate events.
by Zoe So, Regional Director for Eastern & Southern Africa
The Whole Planet Foundation team is excited to introduce our new partnership with GGEM Farming, a young social enterprise operating out of Nkhotakota, on the shores of Lake Malawi. GGEM Farming is the first partner we are engaging under a new initiative to make our funding more accessible to early stage, locally-led companies. Such companies often have programs that are informed by deep knowledge of the local context, and the staff are rooted in the communities where they work.
Fund will invest in early- to expansion-stage companies to drive innovation and adoption in the water space
September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Emerald Technology Ventures is pleased to announce the closing of its water impact fund, with committed capital totalling USD 100 million from cornerstone investor Temasek and strategic investors SKion Water, Ecolab and Microsoft. The fund will invest in early- to expansion-stage companies globally to drive critical innovation and its adoption in the water space.
Detailed Environmental Analytics and Insights Support Clients’ Oversight, Risk and Exposure Responsibilities
CHICAGO and LONDON, Aug. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced recently it has further developed its environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk exposure analytics capabilities to include new reporting for key environmental data categories.
Every quarter Whole Planet Foundation aggregates field metrics from our microfinance partners who are disbursing and collecting microcredit loans to low-income entrepreneurs living in countries where Whole Foods Market sources products.
NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced that its Power and Energy unit served as sole lead arranger on a $162 million financing for the East Blackland Solar Project in Travis County, Texas.
It is vitally important for businesses to carefully consider the various ways COVID-19 will impact their real estate operating expenses in the foreseeable future. CBRE has compiled the following information to help pinpoint these considerations.
Landlord vendor agreements with janitorial firms contain sections for vacancy credits: