Tag «sustainable»

IFAD and partners to announce upcoming coalition to support public development banks’ financing of sustainable and equitable food systems

Rome, 27 July 2021 – Creating sustainable and equitable food systems that benefit the world’s most vulnerable people will require substantial investments – by some estimates as much as US$350 billion per year over the next decade. Public Development Banks (PDBs) have the potential to help finance this, and generate exponential social and economic returns, according …

KPIT launches crowdsourcing contest KPIT BetterWorld to develop ideas to make the planet sustainable

Invites tech students, start-ups, tech-boutiques, and scientific associations from across the globe to present affordable technology-led solutions to create a positive and far-reaching impact on the environment Contest to feature challenges on diverse themes, starting with the first competition addressing issues of water scarcity Winners will be recognized with cash prize of over two lakh …

Nepal Rastra Bank, IFC Partner to Promote Sustainable and Inclusive Finance

Kathmandu, Nepal, May, 2017—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central monetary authority of Nepal, to help the bank adopt improved environmental and social risk management practices to strengthen their portfolio performance, generate business opportunities and boost competitiveness in the region.   Improved risk management practices …

Bangladesh ready for next phase to make ship recycling green and sustainable 

​IMO, the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS) have jointly implemented the 30-month “Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh – Phase I” (SENSREC project).   The Government of Bangladesh is actively seeking international partnerships and financial support to help make the …

QATAR CAN LEARN FROM LONDON IN BUILDING SUSTAINABLE, SMART PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM – EXPERTS

Single ticket-to-ride solution the way forward in Doha as oil price impact threatens infrastructure development, says PA Consulting regional team Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 April 2016: Qatar can learn valuable lessons from London in creating a sustainable interconnected public transport solution as the effects of the oil price slump threaten to impact its infrastructure development plans …

AT FORTY, THE BODY SHOP LAUNCHES PIONEERING NEW COMMITMENT IN DRIVE TO BE THE WORLD’S MOST ETHICAL AND SUSTAINABLE GLOBAL BUSINESS

 – NEW GLOBAL FRAMEWORK TO DRIVE NEXT PHASE OF BUSINESS SUCCESS  As The Body Shop turns forty, it unveils a pioneering new global CSR strategy that will underpin all aspects of company operation. The new Commitment will reaffirm The Body Shop position as a leader in ethical business and will define the next stage of …