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Foresight launches renewable energy investment income fund

Foresight launches renewable energy investment income fund

The fund gives Australian wholesale investors access to an asset class that has typically been available exclusively to institutional investors.

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

University of Oulu says that 5G research is maturing so we must start to engage in mapping what 6G can become "at its boldest" and has published a whitepaper on the subject.

Southern Africa establishes Climate Finance Facility

Southern Africa establishes Climate Finance Facility

It follows a year-long process between the Development Bank of Southern Africa and the Green Climate Fund and aims to accelerate climate initiatives in the region.

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

The global initiative supports Helsinki’s goal of achieving a more significant role for cities in implementing the sustainable development goals.

Climate change represents the "battle of our lives" says UN chief

Climate change represents the "battle of our lives" says UN chief

With air pollution the theme of World Environment Day, the UN is calling on everyone to take action to explore renewable energy and green technologies.

UN calls for investments in green infrastructure

UN calls for investments in green infrastructure

Member states want to see the rise of ecosystem-based solutions to help prevent environmental disasters and mitigate climate change as well as reduce their harmful effects.

UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities

UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities

It will work with Chinese partners to explore the use of artificial intelligence in urban and economic development and pave the way for a global alliance of smart cities