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What is driving the shift towards ESG investments

According to a 2018 Harvard study, socially responsible investing now accounts for $26 trillion. Morningstar reports there were 234 ETFs and mutual funds at the end of 2017 that invested in a socially responsible way, doubling since 2012. Sustainable investing

Battery Electric Vehicles Market to Hit US$425bn by 2025

New report by Global Market Insights shows the battery electric vehicles market is set to rise from around US$150bn in 2018 to over US$425bn by 2025. Increasing prevalence of greenhouse gases along with rising concerns associated with carbon emissions are

UK Supermarket Tesco trials removing plastic from fruit and veg

Tesco has removed an extensive selection of plastic wrapped fruit and veg products from two of its stores. The retailer’s latest move toward sustainable packaging will trial removing packaged fruit and veg wherever a loose alternative exists. A total of

Countries with highest share of electric vehicles

Electric cars are proving to be a massive hit in Norway. Almost half of all new passenger car sales in 2018 were electric or hybrid vehicles, according to the latest numbers. This figure far outstrips other countries around the world.

Earth Hour 30th of March 8:30 PM Save the Date

Starting as a symbolic lights-out event in Sydney in 2007, WWF’s Earth Hour has become the world’s largest movement for the environment. This year, it inspired individuals, communities, businesses and organizations in a record 188 countries and territories to take

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