Global investment managers say no to carbon

Inhabitat - Innovation

A European group of global investment managers and pension funds has devised an ambitious plan to cut their portfolios down to net-zero carbon

Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric

GreenBiz

Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric. Consider that right now, the steel industry is among the three biggest producers of carbon dioxide. tons of carbon dioxide , according to the World Steel Association. We’ve got to keep fossil carbon in the ground.".

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Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience

GreenBiz

Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects. Carbon Policy Oceans & Fisheries Water Efficiency & Conservation

Why IKEA is investing in sustainable mobility

GreenBiz

Why IKEA is investing in sustainable mobility. For the company known for its delicious meatballs and DIY shelves, the investment isn't actually that surprising. That means low-carbon deliveries for businesses that want to operate in these locations. "So

Oil companies aren’t making big investments in a low-carbon future yet

GreenBiz

Carbon Capture Energy & Climate oil Renewable EnergyBut some companies are showing an interest in it.

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Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance

GreenBiz

Banking Carbon Removal Finance & Investing Food & Agriculture Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs Water Efficiency & Conservation Report ReportA round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.

UK carbon capture sector eyes £41bn investment by 2030

Business Green

Capital investment in carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) projects in the UK could reach £41bn by the end of the decade, opening up a huge opportunity to rapidly develop a strong domestic supply chain that can support UK jobs and economic growth, a new industry report today argues.

An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market

GreenBiz

An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market. In January 2020, Microsoft committed to invest $1 billion over the next four years as part of their Climate Innovation Fund. For starters, geographies may vary for each carbon project developer. Finance & Investing.

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HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system

GreenBiz

HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system. Traditionally, offset markets have been focused on credits for atmospheric carbon sequestration or restoration projects. A new reef credit marketplace hopes to save the Great Barrier Reef with corporate and government investment.//

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions

GreenBiz

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions. Join us for a conversation on the role of forests in addressing climate change and how technology can make forest carbon projects more credible. The rationale for investing in innovative forest projects. Carbon Program Manager.

The Smart Money Is Investing In Carbon Credits

Forbes Green Tech

A revolution is underway in the world of carbon credits. Markets /markets Money /money Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Investing InvestingIt is a revolution that has the potential to help civilization thrive and survive into the 21st century.

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential

GreenBiz

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential. Achieving this not only will require reducing existing emissions, but also removing carbon dioxide already in the air. Another proposed approach is large-scale seaweed cultivation , as seaweed captures carbon through photosynthesis.

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2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. The 2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum brought together over 100 participants to build momentum and collaboration in achieving carbon reduction goals in the state. 5-Kenneth-Dragoon-RHA-Future-of-Carbon-Policy-Dec-2019.

Google becomes retroactively carbon-neutral

Inhabitat - Innovation

Google announced that it has now invested in enough high-quality carbon offsets to erase its carbon footprint

6 differences between forestry and soil carbon offsets

GreenBiz

6 differences between forestry and soil carbon offsets. Carbon offsets are a big, confusing topic. Carbon credit projects vary widely, from urban forestry projects to air carbon capture to regenerative agriculture. Soil carbon sequestration can be lost easier and quicker.

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What is carbon insetting?

Mr. Sustainability

Carbon insetting is offsetting carbon inside the shipping sector, transferring emission savings from one vessel to another Summary - Reducing carbon emissions in the shipping sector can be hard and expensive. Carbon insetting in the shipping industry is done by GoodShipping.

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways

GreenBiz

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways. Sustainable investing strategies have ascended quickly in the last 10 years. Sustainable investment strategies cover roughly a third of Taiwanese AUM. Finance & Investing.

FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

GreenBiz

FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040. Global logistics giant FedEx on Wednesday announced a goal to be carbon neutral by 2040. FedEx has committed $100 million to the new center, which will focus on biological and geological ways to capture and store carbon emissions.

What is carbon insetting?

Mr. Sustainability

Carbon insetting is offsetting carbon inside the shipping sector, transferring savings from one vessel to another Summary - Reducing carbon emissions in the shipping sector can be hard and expensive. Carbon insetting in the shipping industry is done by GoodShipping.

Will China’s carbon-neutrality pledge green BRI investments?

Eco-Business

The news that China will move to low-carbon energy investments domestically is a wake-up call for policymakers in countries that receive Belt and Road finance for infrastructure development

3rd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

3rd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. Back by popular demand, join us for the Future of Carbon Policy Forum. We will examine the pivotal role that carbon policy can play in addressing the multiple challenges of economic recovery, public health, transportation, and equity.

Latin American e-commerce giant invests in Brazilian ecosystem restoration

GreenBiz

Latin American e-commerce giant invests in Brazilian ecosystem restoration. From an established forest carbon marketplace? "We Carbon Removal. Heather Clancy. Thu, 03/18/2021 - 01:00.

Xcel Targets $1.4B in Wind and Solar Investments, Outlines Broader Carbon-Reduction Goals

GreenTechMedia

billion in new wind and solar investments in the next 12 months and is outlining plans for electric vehicle charging, energy storage and green hydrogen production pilot programs to meet its goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

Envirotec Magazine

We believe it creates the right investment platform to support existing and future hydrogen initiatives.”. This fund is said to be the first stage of FiveT Hydrogen’s broader ambition to establish an investment platform focused on accelerating the hydrogen economy.

Going Low-Carbon Can Help Brazil Build Back Better

The City Fix

Brazil faces a fundamental choice of how to address the convergence of multiple crises it is now seeing: health, economic and environmental. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and multiplied the risks and weaknesses in our societies and economies, disproportionately impacting poor.

Is your carbon accounting system prepared to count remote work?

GreenBiz

Is your carbon accounting system prepared to count remote work? Over the course of the pandemic, I’ve seen numerous dispatches issued by software developers touting the carbon footprint reduction potential of shifting to collaboration applications for many employee meetings. .

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GM invests in California geothermal lithium project

Charged

General Motors is investing in a US lithium extraction project that could become the country’s largest by 2024. CTR, which received California state funding last year, says its process will emit 15 times less carbon dioxide than lithium mines in Australia, the world’s largest producer.

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery

GreenBiz

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery. Many are considering a tried-and-true method to boost economies in the short term and provide wide societal benefits in the long term: infrastructure investment.

Get ready, Corporate America: The carbon disclosure mandates are coming

GreenBiz

Get ready, Corporate America: The carbon disclosure mandates are coming. A slew of announcements earlier this month point to new regulations on carbon disclosure. The message is clear: Carbon disclosure will be mandatory. Adding to these gaps is the carbon trading market.

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Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

GreenBiz

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules.

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments

GreenBiz

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments. The industry coalition's carbon accounting methodology "will soon be published as a global methodology" and "has been the work of a core team of financial institutions, including Morgan Stanley," it explained. "We

EY's Veli Ivanova on the company's 2020 carbon neutral commitment

GreenBiz

Just before GreenBiz 20 in February 2020, financial services company EY announced that it would become carbon neutral by the end of the year. Commitments & Goals Finance & Investing GreenBiz 20 Sidebar

Ottawa invests billions in zero-emission buses

Clean Energy Canada

OTTAWA — Joanna Kyriazis, senior policy advisor at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement regarding the federal government’s investment of $2.75 It’s also an investment in Canada’s economy at a pivotal time.

Inside Cargill’s experiment to pay farmers for carbon sequestration

GreenBiz

Inside Cargill’s experiment to pay farmers for carbon sequestration. Like many other food companies, it’s dedicating resources to promoting regenerative agricultural practices among the farmers and seeking ways that farms can profit from their efforts to sequester carbon dioxide.

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LG Chem to invest $5.3 billion in battery materials by 2025, aims to rule anode market

Charged

LG Chem plans to invest 6 trillion South Korean won ($5.3 billion) in battery materials by 2025, including efforts in anode materials, separation membranes, cathode binders, radiant adhesives and carbon nanotubes.

Beyond emissions: The life of a carbon molecule

GreenBiz

Beyond emissions: The life of a carbon molecule. Carbon is everywhere. Carbon atoms flow through all living organisms, from the atmosphere to the earth to the oceans and back again. So, how do we catalyze an evolution of carbon-related economic activity all over the world?

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Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable

GreenBiz

Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable. Now, new breakthrough climate accounting technologies are emerging as solutions to track and verify energy and carbon emissions, and report energy purchases and consumption. Carbon Removal.

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Asia Green Fund’s Bo Bai: Cleantech investing opens the door to impact investing in China

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 7 – Chinese investors are moving capital into cleantech and low carbon funds. The post Asia Green Fund’s Bo Bai: Cleantech investing opens the door to impact investing in China appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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The carbon capture race, and what it means for jobs

Envirotec Magazine

Carbon capture is becoming big business. Despite further investment in renewable energy, fossil fuel usage is still increasing, and it’s expected that fossil fuels will remain the dominant form of energy by the end of this century. Image credit: Berkeley Lab , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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AXA invests $11 million in Forest Carbon to restore wetlands in Indonesia

Impact Alpha

4 – French investment manager AXA invested debt and equity from The AXA IM Impact Fund: Climate and Biodiversity. The post AXA invests $11 million in Forest Carbon to restore wetlands in Indonesia appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, Feb.

Zero-carbon air travel takes flight with a wave of new investments

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 19 — As air travel rebounds, so too does the airline industry’s massive carbon footprint. The post Zero-carbon air travel takes flight with a wave of new investments appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Global Zero Carbon Buildings Accelerator wants to remove carbon emissions from buildings by 2050

Renewable Energy World

On Tuesday, World Resources Institute (WRI), with support from the Global Environment Facility, UN Environment Programme and World Green Building Council, among others, launched the Zero Carbon Building Accelerator (ZCBA) to speed up the transition to zero-carbon, efficient buildings.

The shift to a low-carbon economy highlights overlap between ESG and finance

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate Finance & Investing Greenhouse Gas Investor Relations oil Risk & ResilienceSupermajors are acknowledging write-downs, which pose threats to investors — but new standards could help them get on the same page.

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