New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability

The inaugural Latin American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit drew to a successful close in São Paulo. About 140 senior executives from the food industry discussed sustainability issues over the 2-day summit. There were calls to develop local markets for sustainable foods in the region, as well as prevent the proliferation in …

NEWNET: Glennmont raises €200m of €450m renewable infrastructure fund

8 August 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Storebrand Group invests €86.3m in EIB’s Climate Awarness Bond Innergex secures $61.7m financing for Canadian wind farm Abundance raises £700,000 for UK solar projects through crowdfunding US interconnect company Winchester Electronics acquires Bomar Organica Waste Water series B Company » Tesla increases …

MSA Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council

Press Release July 17, 2013 11:00AM EST       MSA Group Becomes A Member Of The International Green Energy Council    

IDB: Latin American public banks show strong potential to help address climate change and foster productive development

June 18, 2013 – Webstories Latin American public banks show strong potential to help address climate change and foster productive development Public development banks represent 10 percent of lending in Latin America and the Caribbean Public Development Banks (PDBs) in Latin America and the Caribbean provide more than $700 billion in …

GTM’s Smart Grid Newsletter | April 5, 2013

  April 5, 2013 EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve got a lot of news on the smart grid front this week, including new takes on making the utility-to-home technology connection. Take the project underway in Georgia, where Emerson and smart grid and energy management partners are installing home power meters and wireless …

GTM’s Smart Grid Newsletter | April 5, 2013

April 5, 2013 EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve got a lot of news on the smart grid front this week, including new takes on making the utility-to-home technology connection. Take the project underway in Georgia, where Emerson and smart grid and energy management partners are installing home power meters and wireless controls, …

Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) Online Courses 2013 Calendar

  Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) Online Courses      2013 Calendar  Dear Partners, The Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) Online Course will be held in the following dates in 2013:        -English: 1 – 19 April -Spanish: 8 – 26 April -French: 15 April – 3 May -English: …

IDB launches first online course for Green Credit Lines Eligibility Criteria

Tailored course targets Latin American and the Caribbean financial intermediaries’ identification and origination of environmentally-friendly projects eligible for IDB Green Credit Lines The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the course “Eligibility Criteria for Green Credit Lines” with the goal of supporting financial intermediary (FIs) employees to determine and execute environmental …

Enbala secures C$1.8m from Ontario for smart grid project

26 June 2012 Deal News Enbala secures C$1.8m from Ontario for smart grid project Abengoa secures $200 from IDB for Latin American projects Soladigm closes $55m in Series D financing LED business LumeJet raises £1.87m in funding Canadian Solar secures 40MW supply deal BrightSource wins bid for 500MW former Solar …

Microfinance becoming globally recognized, commercial viability improving, Microscope says

Report by the Economist Intelligence Unit provides global ranking for business environment in microfinance Microfinance is rapidly shifting from a niche product to a globally recognized form of finance, with technology allowing the industry to lend and offer financial services to low-income populations and entrepreneurs around the world, according to …