Nature Positive

               
Stora Enso partners with IUCN to develop framework…
Stora Enso announced that it has partnered with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on a framework to verify net positive impact on…
               
GEF launches new GBFF council, agrees on $1.1…
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) gathered its 186 member governments in Washington for the inaugural meeting of the Council of the Global Biodiversity Framework Fund…
               
England launches ambitious biodiversity credit scheme
England is set to introduce a biodiversity credit scheme this week, aiming to ensure that all new construction projects contribute positively to nature conservation. 
               
Nigerian Conservation Foundation’s Green Recovery Nigeria initiative targets…
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) announced that through its Green Recovery Nigeria Program, it will aim to reforest about 25% of Nigeria’s total landmass. 
               
Suzano celebrates 100th anniversary with $100 million investment…
Suzano (Brazilian paper and pulp-producing company) marked its 100th year on January 23 by announcing an investment of $100 million to advance initiatives to protect…
               
Tees Valley secures £7 million for hydrogen-powered transport…
Tees Valley has secured £7 million in government funding for hydrogen projects to decarbonize deliveries and construct a new hydrogen refueling station for heavy goods…
               
Industry leaders pledge “nature-positive” mining
In a five-point plan announced in Davos, Switzerland, mining and metals companies representing a third of the global industry acknowledged past harm and said decarbonization…
               
105 financial institutions become early adopters of nature-related…
On Tuesday, over 100 financial institutions across the globe including Schroders, Robeco, Nomura Asset Management, Mirova, Fidelity International, Federated Hermes, and Candriam, declared that they…
               
Global renewable power capacity up by 50% in…
The global increase in renewable power capacity reached a 50% growth rate last year and is expected to continue setting records throughout this decade, propelled…
               
Kerbside drop points for small electric goods to…
Government proposals aim to enhance recycling efforts in the UK by potentially introducing kerbside collections for small electrical items like toasters and hairdryers starting in…
Woodside’s shareholder rejects climate plan

Woodside’s shareholders on Wednesday voted against the company’s climate plan, halting its plan for new fossil fuel projects and dealing a significant blow to Australia’s […]

Calls mount for accelerated action on sustainable finance taxonomy in Canada

In two separate open letters released recently, advocates have urged the Canadian federal government to expedite the development of a sustainable finance taxonomy aimed at […]

Australian securities regulator urges firms to prepare for mandatory climate disclosure rules

Joe Longo, Chair of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), has underscored the necessity for Australian businesses to ready themselves for forthcoming mandatory climate […]

Scotiabank’s 2024 Net Zero Research Fund calls out for grant submissions

Scotiabank, one of Canada’s largest multinational banking firms in Toronto, revealed its call for grant submissions. The Net-Zero Research Fund is open to organizations within […]

Biden administration announces $7 billion grants for residential solar projects on Earth Day

In a landmark move coinciding with Earth Day, the Joe Biden administration unveiled a $7 billion initiative aimed at facilitating the installation of residential solar […]

Climate bonds standard expands certification to promote deforestation-free agri-food chains

In response to the urgent need for sustainable agri-food systems amidst climate change and biodiversity loss, the Climate Bonds Standard has broadened its Certification to […]