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New Data Shows Rampant Greenwashing In Sustainable Finance, With ESG Funds ‘Stuffed’ Full OF Fossil Fuel Stocks

3 Mins Read As sustainable investing gains momentum, more funds touting themselves as “green” are misleading investors. According to a report published by the Economist, some of the world’s biggest ESG funds are “stuffed full of polluters and sin stocks”, suggesting widespread greenwashing practices in the realm of sustainable finance.  Sustainable investing has been steadily gaining momentum globally, […]

Cathay Pacific Pledges To Reach Net-Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050

3 Mins Read Hong Kong’s flagship airline carrier Cathay Pacific has committed to meeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 through the use of sustainable fuel, employing offsetting carbon methods, and reducing its overall emissions through efficiency improvements. The Cathay Pacific Group has announced that it aims to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 becoming one of the first […]

Low-Carbon Hybrid Plane With Floor-To-Ceiling Window View To Take Off By 2025

4 Mins Read Travel by air is increasingly frowned upon as awareness of the climate crisis continues to grow. But soon, conscious travellers might be able to board an alternative flight on a hybrid aircraft that releases 90% less emissions than conventional planes and offers incredible views with floor-to-ceiling windows.  British firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) recently revealed […]

7 Big Signals That Prove The End Of Fossil Fuels Is On The Horizon

4 Mins Read For years, climate scientists and environmental activists have been calling for the end of fossil fuels as the number one thing that must happen if we are to save the planet. They have fought tooth and nail to push back against the dirty energy industry’s billion-dollar efforts to spread disinformation and sow public doubt over […]

Prometheus Fuels Turns CO2 From Air Into Net-Zero Gasoline

3 Mins Read In the race to get to net-zero emissions, clean tech innovators are looking at direct air capture as a solution to not only reduce our current footprint, but potentially even reverse the decades of damage we have done to the planet. Prometheus Fuels is one of them. Taking carbon from the air, the Silicon Valley […]

Johnnie Walker Makes Forest Protection, Eco Packaging & Renewable Energy Commitments With New 2030 Plan

4 Mins Read Popular Scotch whisky maker Johnnie Walker recently unveiled its ‘Next Steps Initiative’, a series of sustainability commitments that will see the company attempt to reduce its environmental footprint through various packaging solutions, help restore natural landscapes and raise awareness about ‘sustainable socialising’. The Diageo-owned company new initiative lists several steps on how to become more eco-responsible […]

Monopoly: New Go Green Edition Made From Recycled Materials Nudges Players To Invest In Renewables & Make Sustainable Choices

2 Mins Read Monopoly, the world famous property dealing board game, has unveiled a new version of its game called the Monopoly: Go Green Edition to promote sustainability among its players by introducing concepts such as renewables and capitalizing on them to build a green world. Created by artist, writer and feminist Lizzie Magie, at the crux of […]

Fossil Unveils New Eco Collection Featuring Cactus Leather Totes & Solar-Powered Watch

4 Mins Read To celebrate Earth month, Fossil, a luxury brand of fashion watches and accessories launched a limited-edition solar-powered watch and a collection of bags that are created out of animal-free vegan leather developed by award-winning Spanish company Desserto. As part of the U.S.-based Fossil’s commitment towards protecting the planet, the ‘Make Time For Good’ initiative that […]

Global Green Energy Transition: China To Ramp Up Local Demand & Supply Of Renewables, Says Credit Suisse

5 Mins Read Recently published analysis by financial services provider Credit Suisse shows that China will have several opportunities that will help the country accelerate its local demand and supply of renewable energy sources in order to eventually achieving its net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2060 and end dependency on foreign manufacturing. During the 24th Credit Suisse Asian […]

Bill Gates Says Bitcoin ‘Not A Great Climate Thing’, But Proponents Believe Crypto Could Drive Renewable Revolution

4 Mins Read Self-described “bitcoin skeptic” Bill Gates has made his views clear on the cryptocurrency, calling it “not a great climate thing”. The billionaire Microsoft founder made his remarks in a recent New York Times interview, and recent data revealing the enormous energy usage of bitcoin mining seems to back that up. But proponents of digital currencies, […]

Iconic Sauce Brand Lee Kum Kee Leads Fermented Food Industry With LEED Platinum Certification

4 Mins Read Hong Kong-headquartered food corporation Lee Kum Kee has announced that its Guangdong-based production site has received the LEED Platinum certification, making it the first in the global fermented food industry to have earned the achievement. Equipped with a solar photovoltaic power generation system, geothermal heat pumps, a wetland park and wastewater treatment facilities, the manufacturing […]

Global Energy Decarbonisation Spending Tops US$500 Billion In 2020

4 Mins Read The world spent more than US$500 billion on decarbonisation in 2020, according to new statistics. Released by BloombergNEF (BNEF), the report tracked global investment into the clean energy transition and found that decarbonisation spending jumped 9% year-on-year despite the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.  A new report released by Bloomberg’s energy research arm BNEF […]