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Here is a sampling of some breaking news that confirms ESG and Impact Investing is going mainstream.

China announces huge reforestation plans

Robert Rubinstein climateactionprogramme­.org

The Chinese government has announced that new trees to be planted in 2018 will cover at least 6.6 million hectares all over the country- an area estimated to be the size of Ireland, in a bid to becom…

Why the Impact of Climate Change on Karachi Is a Big Threat for Pakistan – The Wire

Robert Rubinstein thewire­.in

A woman covers her face with scarf to avoid heat while walking with her family along the beach on a hot summer day in Karachi, Pakistan, May 20, 2016. Credit: Reuters/Akhtar Soomro/Files Karachi: His…

EU and Germany invest 22.25 million EUR aquaculture in Myanmar

Robert Rubinstein www­.mizzima­.com

The Department of Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation hosted the official launch of the Myanmar Sustainable Aquaculture Programme (MYSAP) in Naypyidaw today. Over the c…

Expert group recommends setting up European standards for ‘green bonds’

Vastuullisuusuutiset www­.edie­.net

As the appetite for ‘green’ investment products in Europe is growing, the group recommended the Commission develop official European sustainability standards and labels, to ensure that the funds cont…

New index will track EU sustainable investment – Carbon News

Robert Rubinstein www­.carbonnews­.co­.nz

To access this Carbon News information right now, please accept our 7 DAY FREE TRIAL subscription offer. Simply click the Subscribe button and follow the steps. We send you a reminder before we charg…

The uncounted cost of shipping’s environmental impact

Robert Rubinstein www­.greenbiz­.com

Single industries easily can seem negligible when examined within the global scale of the Paris Agreement. This is particularly the case for international shipping because it is very much an industry…

New York’s Giant Pension Fund Doubles Climate-Smart Investment

Robert Rubinstein insideclimatenews­.org

Stay informed about the latest climate, energy and environmental justice news by email. Sign up for the ICN newsletter. America’s third-largest public pension fund is ramping up its climate-savvy inv…

How public-private partnerships fight climate change in the cocoa supply chain

Robert Rubinstein www­.greenbiz­.com

This article is sponsored by Mondel?z International. Deforestation is a growing and serious problem, and for Mondel?z International, it makes up the largest part of our carbon footprint. We are commi…

How to get suppliers to act on climate

Robert Rubinstein www­.greenbiz­.com

More than 1,000 of the world’s largest companies report their greenhouse gas emissions and have emissions-reduction targets for their own operations. Now, they want the thousands of companies that su…

Recycled Plastics Market Report Highlighting Industry Leaders, Business Opportunities Analysis and Forecast 2023 – satPRnews

Robert Rubinstein www­.satprnews­.com

Recycled Plastics Market new report provides a significant overview giving current state of Recycled Plastics industry by segmenting it on the basis of product and application. Top level players are …

Blockchain’s Greatest Impact Will Be in Developing Countries, Says UPenn Lecturer

Robert Rubinstein bitcoinmagazine­.com

Most of the attention, flurry and investment around blockchain technology is in the West, where people are investing in cryptocurrencies and focused on a slew of novel applications, like using a bloc…