The funding has been provided through the bank’s Clean Growth Finance Initiative (CGFI) which provides discounted lending to help firms invest in sustainable projects.
It will be used to introduce sustainable measures throughout each of the 24 two-bedroom flats, including solar panels on the roof, weather compensators on the boilers, electric charging points in the car park, and increased levels of insulation to efficiently retain heat.
This UL white paper will look at “greenwashing” (overstating your product or company’s sustainable attributes) and “green blushing” (not saying enough about your product or company’s sustainable attributes), and discuss how companies can credibly position their sustainability programs in the…
What started as a 10-year-old child’s persistence has become a career for Elisabeth Pesavento ’21. “I told my mom that I really wanted to play the horn,” Pesavento said. “And you know, like all mothers, she’s said, ‘Oh that’s nice. It’s a very beautiful instrument.’ But I just kept asking and kept asking until finally she was like, ‘Wow, I guess she really does want to play the horn.’” After Pesavento finally got her French horn, she traveled the world with the instrument.
Jordan reached an agreement on Thursday to purchase an additional 50 million cubic meters of water from Israel and to increase its exports to the occupied West Bank from $160 million a year to around $700 million, the two countries announced in official statements. The agreements, concluded during a meeting between their foreign ministers, signaled improved relations with Israel’s new government following years of strained ties under former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid — the guiding force behind the new government formed last month — met at the King Hussein Bridge between Jordan and the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday.
It has become even more apparent that millennials and Gen Z are the driving force behind the plant-based movement. They are creating a much higher demand for products that were once a very small portion of the food market. The pandemic highlight just how popular a plant-based diet is among many millennials and generation Z people are, through media and market trends. The demand for plant-based foods is expected to continue to grow even more through 2024, as gen Z and millennials continue to choose plant-based options for health, environmental, and animal welfare reasons.