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  • [New] The Green Finance Roadmap outlines the UK's proposed approach to go beyond leading global standards in order to support the UK's ability to withstand climate related risks and transition to net zero, by shifting investment into sustainable projects and green technology. Macfarlanes
  • [New] We see a secular opportunity in helping to build a new market in climate risk transfer that will be integral to the continued growth and sustainability of the global economy.
  • [New] The proposed rule will reduce uncertainty for sustainable investment in retirement plans, making US rules closer to EU ones and facilitating ESG product development and innovation. International Financial Law Review
  • [New] Canada's natural gas and oil industry presents a big economic opportunity including employment and support for Canada's post-pandemic economic recovery, plus sustainable production and clean-tech innovation to reach Canada's climate goals. Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
  • [New] San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG & E) has set a new sustainability strategy, outlining new and accelerated goals to help meet its pledge to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. BusNews - Australia
  • [New] Asia not only has the biggest developmental challenges but also the most compelling sustainable investment opportunities in areas of healthcare, renewable energy, financial inclusion and decarbonization, to name a few.
  • [New] With a growing need to mobilize the vast sums of capital needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, sustainable finance and the global capital market can play a role. UNCTAD
  • [New] The £180 million funding to support the development of sustainable aviation fuel plants will play an important part in making usage at scale a reality. MRW
  • [New] Green bonds will play an increasingly important role in the financing needed for the decarbonisation of our society, as part of the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan. EUR-Lex
  • [New] Shell has started on the construction of a plant in Pernis that will produce 820,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel from waste each year. Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
  • [New] A new opportunity for REDD + in the Amazon: pathways to channel resources for sustainable development Despite several challenges, there is a new opportunity for REDD + in Brazil. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • [New] The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and over 25 leading companies in India are calling on the Government of India to support a bold target to ensure that, by 2030, at least 65% of all new vehicles sold in India are electric. Intelligent Transport
  • [New] China will take more steps in the future to further ensure food security in China, and, meanwhile, promote a healthy, stable and sustainable development of the international food supply. China Daily
  • [New] On a more multilateral level, Britain could signal its intention to join the Agreement on Climate Change, Trade and Sustainability, which is being led by New Zealand. Council on Geostrategy
  • [New] In total, the European Green Deal Investment Plan, also known as the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, aims to mobilize at least 1 trillion euros ($1.1 trillion) in sustainable investments by 2030. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • [New] Federal support through programs like the EPA Sustainable Materials Management program would accelerate efforts to divert waste from landfills and generate economic opportunity. Smart Cities Dive
  • [New] Australian companies were conscious about being left behind as the world moved to net-zero and wanted to take advantage of the opportunities that a sustainable future could offer. The Sydney Morning Herald
  • [New] Life Below Water is goal number 14 of the Sustainable Development Goals, aiming to protect sea life and preserve oceans and seas and to significantly reduce by 2030 marine pollution of all kinds. Scoop
  • [New] Without achieving food security, it will be difficult to build sustainable peace, and without peace the likelihood of ending global hunger is minimal. ReliefWeb
  • [New] Competition among Australia's biggest emitting industries will make buying groceries, boarding a plane, or heating a home more sustainable without the bigger price-tag for customers. Facebook Watch
  • Society is experiencing global transformations driven by the digital age, with both massive opportunities for positive change and the threat of systemic risks to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Vimeo

Last updated: 24 October 2021