The Earthshot Prize 2022

The Earthshot Prize 2022  The Earthshot prize is an award given to five winners that created some projects that could help our planet face some of the most important challenges nowadays. On 31 December 2019, Prince William announced the Earthshot prize after years of development. In particular, it would be given to five individuals or […]

Investors cautious about Australia’s green hydrogen ambitions

Investors cautious about Australia’s green hydrogen ambitions A particularly ambitious energy venture is currently being planned in northwest Australia as part of a pipeline of billion-dollar hydrogen projects across the country. The Asian Renewable Energy Hub is expected to cover approximately 6,500 km2 in the Pilbara mining region, with solar panels and wind turbines that […]

How Biden’s administration threatens to sink US solar

How Biden’s administration threatens to sink US solar America’s biggest builder for solar farms has recently accused US President Joe Biden of doing more harm to the sustainability sector than the Trump administration, which has repeatedly been blamed for having a “dysfunctional” climate policy. George Hershman, chief executive of Solv Energy, the top installer of […]

European Union is trying to paint nuclear energy green

European Union is trying to paint nuclear energy green. How the inclusion of nuclear energy in the sustainability’s taxonomy is spreading intense debates among European countries. With the beginning of the new year, the European Commission has released the updated version of its taxonomy, that defines which investments can be considered sustainable and which not, […]

ESG FUNDS DELIVER OUTSIZED RETURNS…TO ITS MANAGERS

ESG FUNDS DELIVER OUTSIZED RETURNS … TO ITS MANAGERS A 2015 MSCI study looking at ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing strategies over an eight-year period found evidence of alpha – or excess returns. A February 2021 Morgan Stanley review of more than 3,000 U.S. funds confirmed that ESG funds outperformed their traditional peer funds by a […]

United Airlines: First passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel-powered engine

United Airlines: First passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel-powered engine United Airlines announced that the first passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been completed. It was the Boeing 737 MAX 8 from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport and it took place on December 1, using 100% […]

Google Cloud wears Stella McCartney

Google Cloud wears Stella McCartney The Fashion industry is estimated to produce more greenhouse gas emissions than the UK, France and Germany combined and, by now, the commitment towards a greener future seems miserable in this specific market. However, a partnership among WWF, Stella McCartney, Google and The Textile Exchange has been announced: the companies […]