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On March 14, 2019, in Nairobi (Kenya), the first regional edition of the One Planet Summit sought to build momentum ahead of the UN Secretary-General’s 2019 Climate Summit with new commitments, initiatives and coalitions, such as the Global Alliance for Smart Cities in Africa, to develop renewable energy and protect biodiversity in Africa. ConvenedRead more
As we enter 2019, a critical year for the implementation of the Sub national Climate Fund Africa (SnCF Africa), Patrick Scheurle, CEO of BlueOrchard Finance, describes what makes the R20-BlueOrchard partnership so innovative and explains the key role impact investing and “blended finance” can play in accelerating green infrastructure investments in emerging markets, Africa inRead more
Solutions already shaping the zero-carbon city. On December 6th, in the Framework of COP24 in Katowice (Poland), winners of the 2018 Green Solutions Awards were revealed during a ceremony that gathered nearly 200 industry professionals from all around the world. Organized by the Construction21 network, the Green Solutions Awards highlights pioneering projects and showcases relevantRead more
Last Tuesday (Nov. 6, 2018), R20 welcomed key stakeholders – Dow-DuPont, Danone, Nestle, PepsiCo, Veolia, Suez, WBCSD, IUCN, WWF, etc. – to kick off PlastiCircular, a new initiative that aims to create a resilient market for plastic collection and recycling through the implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility for post-consumer packaging in developing countries. The one-dayRead more