Climate First Bank Unveils Revolutionary Digital Solar Lending Platform

Climate First Bank, the world’s first FDIC-insured community bank founded to fight the climate crisis, today officially launches its digital solar lending platform. Accessible at https://apply.climatefirstbank.com/solar-loan, the experience makes it quick and easy for Florida residents to apply for specialized solar energy financing anytime and anywhere with absolutely no dealer fee. The expedited process – aided by a simplified online application process and real time approvals – makes it so most clients can get approved for up to 100% financing with no money down in less than 48 business hours. The…

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75 percent of global food and drink organisations believe environmental factors such as the depletion of natural resources are impacting their sector

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are increasingly impacting the food and beverage sector as it faces the combined challenges of controlling the environmental impact of production processes and supply chain disruption. In a new global survey, WTW, a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company, outlines the pressures facing the food and beverage sector as a result of the turbulence of the last two years from the impact of the pandemic to the supply chain disruption caused by global volatility, particularly regarding the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, which…

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Kia Communities in Motion announces the 2022 recipients of funding to nine charities and non-profits driving movement and innovation in their communities

Kia Communities in Motion announces nine charities and non-profits across the country that have been selected to receive funding in the program’s inaugural year. This comes on the heels of the program’s announcement in December where Kia Canada, in partnership with Community Foundations Canada (CFC), launched Kia Communities in Motion, a grassroots endeavour to invest $1.4M over four years to support local projects that are building inclusive communities through innovative programming that encourages movement. As Canada continues to face challenges brought on by COVID-19 – widening inequalities and increasing the…

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New IPA poll reveals how brands can help consumers through cost of living crisis

Instead of looking to brands to entertain us or make us laugh through the cost of living crisis, consumers are wanting brands to focus on fair pricing and value for money. This is according to a new nationally representative survey of 2000 adults, commissioned by the IPA and carried out by Opinium. In response to the following question – What would consumers like brands to do to support them through the cost-of-living crisis? (Pick a maximum of five answers), the most popular ways cited are: Keep prices fair (57%) Freeze…

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Kimberly-Clark’s Industry-Leading Decarbonization Initiatives Recognized at UK Paper Industry Gold Awards

Kimberly-Clark, the parent company of leading household brands including Andrex®, Kleenex® and Huggies®, has won the Net-Zero Award at the first ever UK Paper Industry Gold Awards. Selected as the winner by a panel of judges, Kimberly-Clark demonstrated excellence and innovation through its pioneering UK net-zero strategy and overarching net-zero vision for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. As a global manufacturer of essential products, Kimberly-Clark’s tissue business is classified as an energy-intensive industry in many markets, which reflects the challenge of decarbonizing. However, the company has made significant…

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