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ISSB aims to shift market prices with disclosure standards

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The FINANCIAL — Companies will need to account for greenhouse gas emissions produced by their entire resource ecosystem under new climate reporting metrics and targets proposed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), its Chair, Emmanuel Faber, said.Announced at COP26, the ISSB is tasked with developing the International Financial Reporting Standards’ Sustainability Disclosure Standards, according…

‘Smart’ greenhouses could slash electricity costs

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A new, internet-connected lighting system for greenhouses could sharply reduce a farmer’s electrical bill, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.…

Bank of America Announces Actions to Achieve Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions before 2050

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The FINANCIAL -- Building on Bank of America’s longstanding support for the Paris Climate Agreement, the company today outlined initial steps to achieve its goal of net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its financing activities, operations and supply chain before 2050. Bank of America continues to actively engage with its clients to help accelerate…

Flagship EBRD Green Cities doubles in size

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The FINANCIAL — Finance for the EBRD’s pioneering urban sustainability programme, EBRD Green Cities, is doubling in size with a further €950 million allocated to extend work over the next three years. Set up in 2016 with €250 million and expanded in 2018 by a further €700 million of EBRD funds, EBRD Green Cities has mobilised…