Better Origin is providing an insect mini-farm which converts local food waste into high quality animal feed - in the form of insect larvae.
Chemicals innovation could help recover metals from electronic waste, a cleaner approach to their extraction. New technologies could replace the highly pollutive methods used in traditional mining and accelerate circular approaches to electronics.
Moving assets from pubic to private ownership risks global net zero targets, according to a report from the Environmental Defence Fund (EDF).
The United Nations chief has sharply criticised the "grotesque greed" of oil and gas companies for making record profits from the energy crisis on the back of the world's poorest people, "while destroying our only home".
European energy security faces a seemingly impossible task of meeting short-term demand with longer-term decarbonisation. Society does not have the luxury of declaring this to be impossible, though, so must take steps now to meet the challenges.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) highlights the need for transition finance in helping achieve global net zero targets, especially in Asia.
The Canadian government has released a discussion paper that proposes a range of options of how to establish an emissions cap on the country’s oil and gas sector.
The launch of a social bond fund by NN Investment Partners (NN IP) reflects a shift among investors towards social impact. NN expects total social bond issuance of €250 billion in 2022, which may appear optimistic based on wider market . Social bonds offer investors alignment with ten of the UN SDG goals, but care must be taken to avoid social washing claims.
NGS Super, a super ‘industry’ pension fund in Australia has become the first fund of its kind in the country to divest from the oil and gas sector. Sales of the funds’ oil and gas holdings totals A$191 million ($133 million), only a fraction of the funds’ A$13 billion ($9.1 billion) portfolio.
Climate change is not just bad for health and environment, the European Bank is warning its also bad for the economy and a risk to financial stability. The research shows the banking system is no more prepared for climate change than business.