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First offshore wind ‘emerging markets’ land World Bank funds

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2019

Twelve countries are in line to be the first cohort of ‘emerging’ offshore wind markets to see backing under a $5m programme recently launched by the World Bank and International Finance...

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IFC Partners with Levi Strauss and Co. to Reduce Emissions, Water Use in Textile Factories

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.), one of the world’s leading brand name apparel companies, signed a cooperation agreement that will help LS&Co....

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India Renewable Energy Developers Line Up US$1 Billion Green Bonds

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

Two large private renewable energy developers in India are planning to raise US$500 million each through sale of green bonds. The move highlights the tightening flow of funds in the Indian...

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Female workers boost efficiency by 5% in Bangla RMG sector

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

Female supervisors have boosted efficiency by five per cent in the garment sector in Bangladesh, says an initiative by Better Work Bangladesh. The Gender Equality and Returns (GEAR) initiaitve...

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Azure Power secures USD-135m financing for rooftop solar in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2018

Indian solar power producer Azure Power (NYSE:AZRE) has signed an agreement for a USD-135-million (EUR 115.5m) solar rooftop debt financing, it announced today.

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