Inadequate advice, finding quality investments, conducting due diligence and impact measurement remain key challenges for family offices.
Sage’s GoodTogether program offers powerful donations and sustainable options for retired devices. Refurbishing equals reusing more and recycling less.
Battery storage and green hydrogen – markets that are critical for India’s renewable future and energy security – could scale up rapidly in the country, bolstered by government policy and private company ventures, according to a new briefing note from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “Grid-scale energy storage technologies will play a critical role in India’s decarbonisation journey, helping to integrate the 450 gigawatts (GW) of variable renewable energy capacity targeted by 2030 into the grid,” said, IEEFA analyst Kashish Shah. “The Government of India is giving the right push for the Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) market through production-linked incentive schemes, big battery storage capacity tenders and improving the market structure to be more competitive.”
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) is developing an innovative model to tackle electronic waste (e-waste) by linking stakeholders in the formal and informal economy. ‘e-Source’ will be an exchange platform which will serve as an online marketplace for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and facilitate a supply chain between buyers and sellers.
Construction trade association SELECT has welcomed the new intake of MSPs to the Scottish Parliament and pledged to continue working closely with politicians of all parties to help the country recover and rebuild.
The campaigning organisation said that, as one of the country’s biggest employers, the construction industry has a key role to play as Scotland continues to navigate the post-pandemic landscape and create a more sustainable and inclusive sector.