ENB Vol. 23 No. 12 – 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development – Issue #3

      Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 23 Number 12 | Wednesday, 15 July 2015     FfD3 Highlights Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia     Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at: http://www.iisd.ca/ffd/ffd3/     On the second day …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 621 – Fifth meeting of the ad hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #4

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Today’s Top Stories from GFI – The Tale of ‘Bitcoin Jesus’

    Tuesday, June 17, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:   Someone Gets Fired at BNP Paribas Why Swiss Banks Can’t Be as Secretive in 2014 as 1934 How Stopping Boko Haram Means Curtailing Illicit Finance   Event Recap: Why Illicit Financial Flows are Europe’s Common Enemy   …

Zouk Capital leads €40m Series C funding round in iZettle

9 May 2014 Zouk Capital leads €40m Series C funding round in iZettle iZettle provides efficient mobile payment services for small enterprises  iZettle, Europe’s No.1 provider of mobile payment services and apps, has closed a €40 million Series C funding round.  London-based growth investor Zouk Capital led the round, with …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 614 – Third Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization – Issue #3

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Nordic Investment Bank issues a EUR40m ($55m), 5yr AAA ‘environmental’ bond

competitiveness and the environment” of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The bank’s S&P credit rating is AAA. According to NIB’s web site, proceeds of the bond go to projects meeting NIB’s environmental sustainability criteria, “such as” those that: reduce emissions (mainly CO2, SOx, NOx, dust, energy efficiency, renewable energy, public transport solutions and recycling; …

Climate Bonds: ‘EBRD $250m climate bond closes

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘EBRD $250m climate bond closes / Norway’s REC planning $110m 5yr convertible / We’re looking for climate science-savvy interns’1. That EBRD AAA, 5 year “environmental sustainability” bond I blogged yesterday is out; proceeds go to climate related investments. See the EBRD announcement at http://goo.gl/8HwOBH. …

New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”

The September edition of “Green Growth the Nordic Way” explores the topics of market building and market surveillance for a greener economy in a regional, cross-border setting. It features articles on two projects from the Nordic Prime Ministers’ green growth initiative that try to expand and explore Nordic markets on sustainable building …

NEWNET: Norway grants licences for 1.3GW wind

27 August Today’s Top Stories India puts $7.9bn into renewables ‘corridor’ Verdane Capital sells SmartMotor to Rolls-Royce Marine Solexel receives $54.5m from KPCB, Technology Partners PREMIUM GE subsidiary buys 50MW Canadian solar parks from First Solar Norway grants licences for 1.3GW wind ARPA-E provides $36m funding for energy storage Energy management …

Emerging Markets ESG – Gender Composition of Management Boards and Supervisory Boards of Companies Listed on the Main Index of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the WIG20, as of June 30, 2013

According to the Polish Central Statistical Office, there are currently more women (51.6%) than men (48.4%) in Poland. Despite this, the proportion of women in top management and on the boards of the largest listed companies in Poland remains strikingly low. Agnieszka Ploetzing, graduate of the School of American Law …