Sustainable debt issuance hit all-time high in 2019

That’s according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which says it reached record levels of $465 billion, up 78% from $261.4 billion the previous year

New eco-packaging innovation opens the door for sustainable bespoke solutions

COLOURFORM, developed by the James Cropper group, aims to supply premium brands with high-quality, unique and sustainable packaging solutions so that they can work to reduce their environmental footprint

Green agri-tech firm LettUs Grow lands £400k of seed funding

It was awarded the grant by Innovate UK to help increase food resilience and security in the face of climate change

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to see athletes sleep on sustainable cardboard beds

The 18,000 bedframes in the Athletes Village will be recycled into paper products after the games, while the mattresses will be converted into new plastics

Businesses offered £15m for sustainable and efficient food production

Projects should also have the potential to improve productivity and contribute to the target of net zero emissions from agriculture by 2040

NextEnergy Solar Fund gains green accreditation from London Stock Exchange

The Green Economy Accreditation recognises companies and investment funds that derive over 50% of their annual revenues from sustainable products and services

Greater agricultural innovation ‘is needed to tackle the risks of climate change’

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations warned farmers must not be left behind when it comes to new technologies and business models

Hong Kong power firm CLP waves goodbye to coal

The company said it will no longer invest in new coal-fired power plants and will progressively phase out all remaining coal assets by 2050

Cellnex Telecom dials in to Science Based Target initiative

The wireless telecommunications and broadcasting infrastructure operator, which owns and manages a portfolio of 53,000 sites across Europe, aims to slash its emissions and align itself with the Paris Agreement

More than a quarter of workers willing to take a pay cut for a greener job

A new study from Totaljobs also reveals 28% of employees would consider quitting their job to work for an organisation they consider to be more environmentally friendly than their current position