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 …

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Developing Principles for Regulation and Pricing of Alcoholic Beverages Sectors in India’ by ICRIER and PLR Chamber

‘ ·         The first of its kind report provides how states can implement transparent policies through use of technology. ·         It provides a model for taxation for the state governments that is based on evidence and data and can be customised to meet the objective of different states ·         Alcoholic Beverages are among the top …

ArcelorMittal Sestao to become the world’s first full-scale zero carbon-emissions[1] steel plant

Harnessing green hydrogen and renewable electricity, the Sestao plant will achieve zero carbon-emissions. ArcelorMittal today announces that its Sestao plant in Spain will become the world’s first full-scale zero carbon-emissions steel plant. The development is the result of a memorandum of understanding signed today with the Government of Spain that will see an investment of …

Guiding coal companies to meet the dual challenge of net zero and a just transition – By Noora Puro, Manager – GRI Sector Program

As the build-up continues to the pandemic-delayed UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), all eyes – and hopefully all agendas – are on how to reach net-zero carbon emissions. And as the International Energy Agency (IEA) made clear in its recent Net Zero by 2050 report, this aim will fall short without a radical decrease this …

Inspiring a global network to foster corporate transparency

Revamped GRI Community to help more organizations to raise their knowledge and advance the practice of sustainability reporting Amsterdam, 1 July 2021 – The world’s leading global membership network for companies committed to sustainability reporting – the GRI Community – has relaunched today, with updated learning and collaboration opportunities that raises the bar for corporate …