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WWF Marks 5th Anniversary of Paris Agreement

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The FINANCIAL -- Saturday, December 12 marks the five-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement to address climate change. …

Amazon and Global Optimism welcome Henkel and Signify to The Climate Pledge

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism announced that Henkel has joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050. Signify, which already achieved carbon neutrality earlier this year, is also joining The Climate Pledge to collaborate with other signatories and share best…

EIB to support towns most affected by conflict in eastern Ukraine

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The FINANCIAL — On 11 November, the board of directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved the EIB Group Climate Bank Roadmap 2021–2025. The roadmap will guide future EIB financing to support €1 trillion of climate action and environmental sustainability investments by 2030, and align all financing activities with the principles and goals of…

Global Climate Fund supports FAO-led projects with $160 mln

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The FINANCIAL — The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved three new FAO-designed projects in Argentina, Guatemala and Sudan for a total amount of $158.6 million aimed at mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening resilience to climate change, and combating deforestation. FAO Director-General QU Dongyu stressed FAO’s willingness to continue working closely with GCF in support…