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Investors Shunning LNG Terminal Projects Over Climate

A proposed boom in new LNG import and export terminals is increasingly going bust, according to a new survey and report by Global Energy Monitor. Coming on the heels of the IEA’s recent call for a halt to new gas, oil, and coal investments, the report finds that more than one-third of proposed new global […]

Ecocide now has a legal definition

Commissioned by the Stop Ecocide Foundation, an expert drafting panel of 12 highly renowned international criminal and environmental lawyers from around the world has just concluded six months of deliberations.  The result: a legal definition of “ecocide” as a potential 5th international crime, to sit alongside genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime […]

Support for small-scale farmers to fight climate change

All over the world, it’s small scale farmers who suffer severely from climate change. Effects can differ locally, but hit the poorest hardest. In South Sudan, IFAD set up a support program, investing almost 20 million US dollar which will affect some 40,000 local households of small-scale food producers. A new US$19.9 million project will […]

ABN AMRO launches 425 million euro fund for sustainable impact companies

ABN AMRO is proud to announce the Sustainable Impact Fund (SIF), a fund investing in companies accelerating the transition towards a sustainable and inclusive society. ABN AMRO SIF will make private equity investments of 4 to 30 million euros in companies that have a proven business model and that are ready for the next phase of their […]