How to build climate resilience into the construction industry

GreenBiz

The need for investment in more resilient buildings is clear, but many countries lack the data to properly assess these risks

The many faces of energy resilience

GreenBiz

The many faces of energy resilience. Resilience" is a powerful word in 2020. Thinking about the idea of resilience as it relates to equity and energy systems merely as the ability to keep the lights on, however, is missing a powerful opportunity to right the scales of justice.

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Build Louisiana Back Resilient

Renewable Energy World

It’s time for Louisiana leadership to prioritize resilient solutions – solar photovoltaics paired with battery storage ( solar+storage ) paired with energy efficient housing – over continued fossil-fuel investment. Look to Resilient Power Solutions.

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

These key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change

GreenBiz

Here's what will help beyond immediate disaster response. Health

An Innovative Approach to Resilience in Public Facilities

GreenBiz

After experiencing a devastating outage, government officials in Montgomery County, Maryland, decided to invest in energy infrastructure that would remain on, even when the grid went down. Severe storms — and extended power outages — can happen anywhere.

Investing in climate adaptation and resilience this Earth Day

Eco-Business

Many Southeast Asian countries are at the intersection of high exposure and low readiness to adapt to the risks brought by global warming. The region needs to move a lot faster on better planning and data collection

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy

GreenBiz

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy. The call for a more resilient, circular and low-carbon economic model has garnered support from a growing number of businesses and governments over the past few years, and appears today more relevant than ever. Resilience.

GIIN launches Response, Recovery and Resilience Investment Coalition

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 12 – The GIIN has launched the Response, Recovery and Resilience Investment Coalition. The ‘R3 Coalition’ aims to identify opportunities to invest in health interventions and access to capital and direct new capital to fill COVID financing gaps.

Liberty Mutual's Francis Hyatt on the case for investing in resiliency

GreenBiz

This video is sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Pete May, Co-Founder and Board Member at GreenBiz, interviewed Francis Hyatt, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Liberty Mutual Insurance, during VERGE 21 (October 25-28, 2021). View archived videos from the conference here: [link

Why contractors and installers should care about energy resilience

Mosaic

First, what exactly is energy resilience? And why should solar installers and home improvement contractors care about resilient energy? Blog Energy Energy Efficiency resilience Resilient Homes Solar storage

Why contractors and installers should care about energy resilience ?

Mosaic

First, what exactly is energy resilience? And why should solar installers and home improvement contractors care about resilient energy? Blog Energy Energy Efficiency resilience Resilient Homes Solar storage

3 Ways U.S. Cities Are Investing in Clean Energy for Resilience

The City Fix

Energy + Climate Change Alexander Dane California climate resilient electricity grid energy energy efficiency green infrastructure Katie Pastor renewable energy resilience smart grid United States

Investments in resilience pay dividends in combating the corona pandemic

Impact Alpha

Chalk it up to the resilience dividend. Cities who have taken a resilience approach are better prepared,” Global Resilient Cities. The post Investments in resilience pay dividends in combating the corona pandemic appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves

GreenBiz

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves. In the wake of COVID-19, when governments will provide massive stimulus funding to restart economies, it’s more important than ever to consider the long-term value creation of urban infrastructure investments.

How Stockton and California are building resilience from the ground up

GreenBiz

How Stockton and California are building resilience from the ground up. So, how is California building resilience in both its rural and urban communities? Community Resilience. Deonna Anderson. Mon, 11/02/2020 - 00:05.

Climate adaptation gets a fund of its own to invest in data, analytics and resilience

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 16 — Investments to help businesses and communities adapt to climate change have long taken a back seat to financing to. The post Climate adaptation gets a fund of its own to invest in data, analytics and resilience appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

From the boardroom to Wall Street, ESG is crucial for financial resilience

GreenBiz

From the boardroom to Wall Street, ESG is crucial for financial resilience. As diverse business stakeholders adjust to the climate crisis, social justice movements and a global pandemic, sustainable investing tactics are increasingly proven to benefit companies’ stability and profitability.

5 Keys to a Climate-resilient Recovery After COVID-19

The City Fix

The climate change crisis continues to create unprecedented risk for humanity. Extreme weather threatens food security, increases poverty and inequality and contributes to the spread of disease. Now, also faced with the economic fallout from COVID-19, billions of people are struggling to.

Personal resilience and Sustainability

Terra Infirma

One of my personal resilience tactics for elections has been to set a challenge for myself for the summer. Therefore personal resilience is an essential ingredient in the Sustainability professional’s make up.

What Does a ‘Climate Resilience Director’ Do?

GreenTechMedia

Heather Rock joined PG&E as director of climate resilience in 2018 -- just two weeks before a faulty PG&E line sparked the most destructive wildfire in U.S. ” Heather is one of the people trying to bring a culture of climate resilience into the mainstream.

Yes, Investing in ESG Pays Off

Andrew Winston

This is another in the realm of the “business case” for sustainability (within a corporation for its own capital and investment decisions, not as an investment thesis for investors). Solution: Redefine your tools for investment decisions.

Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty

Clean Energy Trust

Wild Lupine at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin Resiliency is a familiar word for those working on solutions for clean energy, decarbonization, and environmental sustainability. What does resiliency mean to you ?

The Brief: Venture capital in Africa, crowdfunding creative businesses, farmer resilience, going circular in Europe and Africa, Japan’s impact investing boom

Impact Alpha

Featured: Investing in Africa Energy access and financial inclusion ride Africa’s swell of private capital. Greetings, Agents of Impact! The bad news: The.

The Week in impact investing: Resilience

Impact Alpha

The post The Week in impact investing: Resilience appeared first on ImpactAlpha. TGIF, Agents of Impact! Thanks to all of you who turned out for yesterday’s Call No. We’ll post a roundup of ImpactAlpha U, and an audio replay, next week. Impact Briefing.

How community investment funds are building resiliency to disasters, pandemics and economic shocks

Impact Alpha

The post How community investment funds are building resiliency to disasters, pandemics and economic shocks appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Investing in place paywall Originals Entrepreneurship Return on Inclusion Locavesting Inclusive Economy

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.

NeighborWorks America: Sustainability Improvements Help Build Larger Community Resilience

Green Business Bureau

Leaders in Housing Development Training and Community Resilience. and Puerto Rico, NeighborWorks America is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization working to achieve housing affordability and community resilience across the nation. Building Community Resilience for a Secure Future.

Nuveen and Shell Foundation to deploy $100 million for climate resilience in emerging markets

Impact Alpha

The post Nuveen and Shell Foundation to deploy $100 million for climate resilience in emerging markets appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Africa Asia Climate and Clean Tech Climate Finance Dealflow Impact Investing Impact Tech RegenerationImpactAlpha, April 12 — Nuveen, the $1.3

Key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change

Eco-Business

To manage the twin threats of the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, building resilience against both is imperative and urgent. We are going to have to multitask on this one, as delay will cost lives and livelihoods

Webinar: Building Back Better: Investing in a Resilient Recovery for Washington State

Low Carbon Prosperity

CaPI Webinar: Building Back Better: Investing in a Resilient Recovery for Washington State. In this webinar, we discussed the newly released report, Building Back Better: Investing in a Resilient Recovery for Washington State. jobs per million dollars invested.

Webinar: Building Back Better: Investing in a Resilient Recovery for Washington State

Low Carbon Prosperity

LCPI Webinar: Building Back Better: Investing in a Resilient Recovery for Washington State. In this webinar, we discussed the newly released report, Building Back Better: Investing in a Resilient Recovery for Washington State. jobs per million dollars invested.

Biden Administration Announces Billions in Nationwide Electric Vehicle Network Investment

Green Living Guy

President Biden’s Department of Transportation and Department of Energy announced $5 billion towards a program that aims to build out a network of 500,000 electric vehicle chargers across the nation, an investment out of the recently passed infrastructure law.

Building resilient and sustainable food systems

EDF + Business

As companies increase production to feed a growing population, the need for climate action, sustainable agriculture and increased resilience becomes even more urgent. By zeroing in on these strategies, companies can supercharge their efforts to build more resilient supply chains today.

This Earth Day “Invest in Our Planet” to Pivot Climate Change

Green Living Guy

Pioneering Digital Twin tech company Cityzenith has urged governments, real estate owners, city planners and energy companies to act on Earth Day 2022’s (Friday 22 April) theme ‘Invest In Our Planet’. Invest is exactly the word here,” said Cityzenith CEO and Founder Michael Jansen. Investing in de-carbonisation of cities and infrastructure now will save us […].

Why do large asset managers vote against most climate-related shareholder proposals?

GreenBiz

Finance & Investing Investing Risk & Resilience ESG RiskIf the Big Three institutional investors vote "For" a climate proposal, odds are the company that received the proposal will take action to address the issues raised.

Peers sought to build urban resilience platform

Envirotec Magazine

Nature-based urban resilience infrastructure in Milan, Italy. A new peer-to-peer platform is helping municipalities and water utilities find reliable innovative solutions to their infrastructure resilience challenges, according to the firm behind it, Isle Utilities.

Investing In Jamaica’s Smallholder Farmers’ Climate Resilience Could Double Agricultural Production

Forbes Green Tech

As the most vulnerable group to climate change, investing in their climate resilience would improve productivity, food security and the economy.

McCain invests £25m in bolstering potato farmers' climate resilience

Business Green

McCains, the UK's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products, has unveiled the 'McCain Potato Farmer Pledge' backed by a £25m investment designed to help its supply chain better manage the impact of both climate change and the coronavirus crisis.

Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy

The City Fix

The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all those affected. The COVID-19 outbreak’s. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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.

Building and funding Asia's infrastructure for a climate-resilient tomorrow

Eco-Business

Thomas Walenta, senior investment officer from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) speaks to Eco-Business about plugging the gap Fuelled by rapid urbanisation and population growth, Asia is facing a growing infrastructure deficit.

ESG investments: Exponential potential or surfing one wave?

GreenBiz

ESG investments: Exponential potential or surfing one wave? About 77 percent of ESG funds that existed 10 years ago are presently available, whereas only 46 percent of traditional investment vehicles maintain that survivorship. A declining investment rationale for fossil fuels.