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Written by: Kimberly White  UBS Group will no longer fund new offshore oil projects in the Arctic. The Swiss bank also announced it would not provide financing for new thermal coal mines or oil...
Written by: Hans Nicholas Jong Environmental watchdogs have welcomed a zero-deforestation pledge by South Korean trading giant POSCO International with regard to its palm oil operations in Indonesia’s Papua province, following years of...
Written by: Kimberly White JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo will no longer fund oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  The announcements come on the...
Written by: Sean Fleming Just for a minute, think about the shower gel you use. Or the laundry detergent, ice cream or fruit juice you buy. When you buy it, it’s yours –...
Written by: Akanksha Khatri At the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos in January this year, there was unprecedented interest in and commitment to fighting the climate and nature emergencies facing humanity. Although...
Written by: Kimberly White Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that he is committing $10 billion to help tackle the climate crisis through the launch of the Bezos Earth Fund.  “Climate...
Written by: Sean Fleming The challenges facing the world are overwhelming, from the climate crisis to stubborn rates of poverty, inequality and ill health. But what if we could tap into...
Written by: Kimberly White  Microsoft has announced an ambitious new goal to reduce and remove its carbon footprint. The tech giant has pledged to remove more carbon emissions than it creates and become carbon...
Written by: Kimberly White Goldman Sachs has announced a $750 billion pledge to sustainable finance initiatives that combat climate change. The $750 billion will be dispersed over the next decade and focus on financing,...
Written by: Kimberly White Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has been named the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance. The United Nations announced Carney’s appointment ahead of COP25 beginning December...

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