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Pollen Street Capital – All Players are Part of the Solution: Proceed with Purpose to Maximise ESG Impact

Pollen Street Capital is a purpose-led asset manager whose overarching purpose is to deliver long-term sustainable performance through frictionless financial services. That means commitment to actions that generate positive impact for investors, people, portfolio companies and wider society. As stewards

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Fitch Ratings: Enduring Focus on ESG and Sustainability Projects at Leading Credit Ratings Provider

For over a century, Fitch Ratings has been building and creating value for global capital markets around the world. The firm’s rigorous analysis and expertise have led to the development of market-leading tools — methodologies, indices, research and analytical products

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Charlotte McCurdy Getting Creative about Climate Change: Time to Plant the Seed

Charlotte McCurdy, a Rhode Island School of Design graduate and professor, wants creatives to join the fight against climate change. McCurdy believes the world needs more STEM innovators to solve its most pressing challenges — and more dreamers to ask

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AVEVA: Software is the Key to Sustainable Industries

Digital thinking and data-led operations will accelerate the drive to net-zero and a decade of action.   The world is on the cusp of transformation to sustainability. Global leaders are faced with a golden — but finite — window of

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World Bank: Investment Push Needed for Green, Resilient and Inclusive Development

As we enter the third year of the COVID-19 crisis, we face a world with a serious ‘reversal’ problem – a reversal in development progress made over the last 20 years, of a magnitude not seen in a generation. It

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OECD: Plugging the SDG Financing Gap

Ensuring Blended Finance can mobilise private finance, particularly in the Least Developed Countries and towards Social Sectors, will require a systemic and transformational approach. Even before the arrival of COVID-19, the SDG financing gap was significant. The private sector is

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IFC: After Glasgow, Four Steps to Keep Us On Track

The UN Climate Conference in Glasgow saw a flurry of commitments and proposals to limit temperature rises to 1.5°C. While there was concrete headway on several fronts, COP26 also underscored the enormity of the task still ahead. Four clear signposts

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Decarbonisation and “Greenflation”

Accelerating the transition toward low or net-zero carbon emissions is necessary to keep global warming at theoretically safe levels. That will likely bring price shocks associated with rising metal prices, energy costs, and carbon taxes – what has been called

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Inflation, Used Cars, Silicon Chips and Supply-Demand: Links in a Worrying Chain

Chips — no, not the potato or chocolate kind, the electronic ones – are a driving force behind a spike in inflation. Whether it’s cars or computers, we depend on silicon chips — and a global shortage is having some

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World Bank: Sustained Global Solidarity Needed to Achieve Global COVID-19 Recovery

The pandemic has affected virtually everyone in the world, but its impacts have been hardest on the poor and vulnerable, deepening inequalities and exacerbating underlying challenges. Now more than ever, global solidarity is needed to address the widening gaps between

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