Citizen investment supports Canada’s “green growth”
While green bonds are spreading around the world at a governmental level, they are also developing for individuals, such as in Canada, where they are being used to fund eco-friendly projects.
Renewable energy: the first river turbine farm in the world will see the light of day in France
Compagnie nationale du Rhône* (CNR), France’s second-largest electricity producer, has announced the commissioning of a “river turbine farm” in late 2018.
Carbon tax: Singapore is a pioneer in South-East Asia
The Singapore government has just announced its plans to put in place a compulsory carbon pricing system, applicable as of 2019.
Cities pose a development challenge for Africa
In Africa, the urban population will double over the next 25 years to reach one billion inhabitants by 2040. However, cities there are already highly populated, poorly served and expensive for their inhabitants. All these factors prevent them from developing smoothly and effectively, as highlighted by the World Bank in a recent report.
The “Equator Prize” 2017 in the service of humankind and nature
A call for nominations for the “Equator Prize,” which rewards the best local sustainable development initiatives in emerging countries.
Climate: the United Nations comes to Bolivia’s aid
Bolivia has just obtained 250 million dollars in funding to combat climate change.
Over 400 professionals are expected at the Shared Valued Leadership Summit at the Conrad...
In Denver (Colorado, USA),...
During this 26th international conference, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences...