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ADB Proposes SDG Accelerator Bonds For Green Infrastructure Projects in Southeast Asia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a new report aimed at helping developing countries tap into global capital markets to support a green, resilient, and inclusive recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The publication, Accelerating Sustainable Development after COVID-19: The Role of SDG […]

Pacific SOE Commercialization can Support Decarbonization, Climate Change Mitigation — ADB Report – EQ Mag

Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas is a blue gem surrounded by rich forests of oak, hickory and short-leaf pine. Not only is it popular with local boaters and fishers, it also supplies much of the drinking water to half a million people in and around Little Rock. However, much of the land around the lake is privately […]

Government committed to fully implement Biomass Co-firing Policy; Use of Biomass Pellets aimed at reducing pollution in NCR and better earnings for farmers: Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Union Minister – EQ Mag

Govt must set up an investment trust to fund green infrastructure projects

The government needs to set up a Green Investment Trust to fund green infrastructure projects and look for an oversees green bond market. The “Earth Summit” of 1992, in Brazil, brought in a paradigm shift in concept of development with increasing recognition that environmental and economic policies must work in tandem to improve the quality […]

Water cess levied on hydro power project doesn’t violate any law Himachal chief minister – EQ Mag