Green Economy

August 11, 2017

Long-Term Productivity: A Comprehensive Approach Bankmed’s Corporate Social Responsibility Framework

In recent years, Bankmed’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) involvement has developed from direct donations, aimed at community projects, to a diversified and integrated sustainability program. This […]
August 11, 2017

Green for Unity Unity for Green

By Sherine Bouez   Only a year old, Fondation Diane has already kick-started several entrepreneurial projects, which are now in business. Diana Fadel, Founder and President […]
August 8, 2017

Sustainable Energy Financing Achieving Peace Through Trade

By Sherine Bouez With over nine decades of service to the Lebanese economy, Fransabank’s pledge is to link the communities and empower the nations in which […]
July 6, 2017

G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement

Grouping backs UN Environment research on how to engage financial centres and SMEs  The G7 today joined the G20, other countries and markets in throwing its […]
June 23, 2017

Apple issues $1 billion green bond in pursuit of 100% renewables

On Tuesday 13 June, Apple issued a $1 billion green bond to further its goal of running 100 per cent of its operations on renewable energy. […]
May 20, 2017

G20 Leaders Welcome “Green Finance” in Summit Communiqué PRESS RELEASE

Green finance is vital to a green future, and we at UN Environment are proud to build on our work in this area in supporting the […]
April 21, 2017

WORLD GREEN ECONOMY LEADERS LOOK FOR WAYS TO SPARK A NEW GREEN REVOLUTION – AND SET A PATH TO THE 2030 AGENDA

Pictured (left to right): Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment; Edna Molewa, Min. of Env., South Africa; Barbara Hendricks, Min. of Env., Germany; Karolina Skog, Min. of […]
March 11, 2017

Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance

The Green Digital Finance Alliance is committed to driving forward such changes through market innovation, collaborative action and increased public’s awareness of sustainable development and green […]