HSBC partners with WRI and WWF to scale next generation solutions to climate change

HSBC, in partnership with World Resources Institute (WRI) and WWF, have unveiled their Climate Solutions Partnership to unlock barriers to finance for companies and projects that tackle climate change. The partnership’s three workstreams focus on start-up firms developing carbon-cutting technologies, projects that protect and restore biodiversity, and initiatives to help transition energy growth to renewables in Asia. The partnership aims to bring emerging climate solutions to commercial viability and scale. It will do this by supporting sustainable projects that would otherwise face barriers to finance due to insufficient policy and…

Read More

WRAP’s first Food Waste Action Week alerts UK citizens to the link between wasting food and climate change

Not wasting food was high in the public mind during the inaugural Food Waste Action Week 2021. Partnering with celebrity cook, TV presenter and author Nadiya Hussain, Food Waste Action Week tackled food waste to help save the planet. Spreading the message that ‘Wasting Food Feeds Climate Change,’ the Week set the British public a #FoodWasteActionChallenge to help reduce their household food waste. One in three UK adults heard or saw messaging about food waste during this first annual week of action, delivered by Love Food Hate Waste @lfhw_uk. More…

Read More

Sky News to launch first daily news programme dedicated to climate change and the environment

On Wednesday 7th April, Sky News will launch the first daily prime time news show dedicated to climate change – the single biggest global issue of our generation. Hosted by Sky News presenter Anna Jones, ‘The Daily Climate Show’ will showcase the work of Sky News correspondents both here and abroad as they investigate how global warming is changing our landscape and changing how we all live our lives. It will also highlight solutions to the crisis and show viewers small changes they can make that will make a big…

Read More

HP Introduces First‐of‐its‐kind Sustainable Impact Program for Partners to Extend Impact on Climate Change, Human Rights and Digital Divide

HP Inc. has unveiled HP Amplify™ Impact, an industry-first partner assessment, resource and training program aimed at driving meaningful change across its three Sustainable Impact pillars – Planet, with an emphasis on climate change; People with an emphasis on human rights and social justice; and Community with an emphasis on bridging the digital divide. Partners that pledge to join the HP Amplify Impact program will work with HP to assess their own practices while tapping into the company’s extensive investments and initiatives. “Our goal is to work with our partners…

Read More

IFC and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Launch New Alliance to Address Climate Change

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a new partnership with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) to encourage commercial banks in Asia to adopt strategies and targets to become greener. The signing of the agreement makes the HKMA the first partner to work with IFC on the initiative. As the founding member and first regional anchor for the Asia Chapter of the Alliance for Green Commercial Banks– a new initiative launched by IFC to help develop green commercial banks and encourage more green finance in order…

Read More