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Wohnen/ Innovation: Garagenaufstockung überzeugt beim diesjährigen Holzbaupreis Baden-Württemberg

Wohnen/ Innovation: Garagenaufstockung überzeugt beim diesjährigen Holzbaupreis Baden-Württemberg

Mit ihren Garagenaufstockungen an der Heilbronner Straße in Karlsruhe konnte die Volkswohnung beim diesjährigen Holzbaupreis Baden-Württemberg überzeugen. Durch Aufstockungen in elementierter Holzbauweise entstanden zwölf neue, kompakte und größtenteils öffentlich geförderte Wohnungen. Der innovative Ansatz überzeugt durch eine kurze Bauzeit und Kreislaufgerechtigkeit, denn die Aufbauten wurden mit sortenreinen Materialien und wieder verwertbaren oder wiederverwendeten Bauteilen errichtet. […]

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Australia Invests Over $5 Billion to Develop Clean Hydrogen Sector

Australia Invests Over $5 Billion to Develop Clean Hydrogen Sector

The government of Australia announced today a series of large-scale investments aimed at boosting the country’s clean energy sector, including plans to invest A$8 billion (USD$5.3 billion) in hydrogen production and technology over the next 10 years. The new investments were announced with the release of the government’s 2024-2025 budget, which also allocated over A$3 […]

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Glasveredelung und Isolierglasbau in London durch AGC Interpane

Glasveredelung und Isolierglasbau in London durch AGC Interpane

Mit „Bankside Yards” entsteht in London eine große und gemischt genutzte Siedlung, die komplett ohne fossile Brennstoffe auskommt und vom ersten Tag an einen Netto-Null-CO₂-Ausstoß besitzen soll. „Arbor”, entworfen von PLP Architecture, ist das erste von 8 geplanten Gebäuden, das inmitten von 3,3 ha öffentlichem Raum, 8 öffentlichen Plätzen und neuen Einzelhandels- und Kulturflächen entstand. […]

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Invesco seeks $500m for climate adaptation fund

Invesco seeks $500m for climate adaptation fund

US-based asset manager Invesco has launched a fund which will support climate change adaption efforts in emerging markets and developing economies. The fund aims to mobilise private and public capital to accelerate the scale-up of infrastructure and adaption solutions. It will invest in public and private placement bonds in developing countries with proceeds tilted towards […]

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Microsoft Signs Another Reforestation-Based Carbon Removal Megadeal

Microsoft Signs Another Reforestation-Based Carbon Removal Megadeal

Microsoft and nature-based climate solutions startup re.green announced one of the largest-ever carbon removal agreements, with Microsoft purchasing 3 million tons of carbon removal credits over a 15-year period, generated through re.green’s reforestation projects in Brazil. The deal marks the second large-scale Brazil reforestation-focused carbon removal agreement for Microsoft, following a 1.5 million ton offtake […]

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Sustainable “Blue Economy” Fund Ocean 14 Capital Raises €201 Million

Sustainable “Blue Economy” Fund Ocean 14 Capital Raises €201 Million

Ocean sustainability solutions-focused private equity growth firm Ocean 14 Capital (O14C) announced today that it has raised €201 million for its impact fund Ocean 14 Capital Fund I. Recent investors in the fund include global food and beverage company Nestlé, private equity investor HQ Capital and The Green Earth Impact Fund managed by Schroders and […]

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NYCPF invests €234m in green initiatives (GB)

NYCPF invests €234m in green initiatives (GB)

The North Yorkshire Council Pension Fund has recently committed nearly €234m to support environmentally sustainable investments. This move is part of the fund’s ongoing strategy to focus on green initiatives. The investment has been made into the Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Climate Opportunities Fund, which is a significant step towards diversifying the fund’s portfolio […]

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PepsiCo to Achieve its First Net Zero Plant by 2025

PepsiCo to Achieve its First Net Zero Plant by 2025

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo announced today that its beverage plant in Northern Spain aims to become the company’s first plant globally to reach net-zero emissions by 2025. According to PepsiCo, the new achievement follows investments of €27 million (USD$29 million) dedicated to innovation and sustainability projects in the plant over the past five years, […]

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ERM Launches Carbon Credit Consulting Business

ERM Launches Carbon Credit Consulting Business

Sustainability advisory firm ERM announced today the launch of ERM Climate Markets, a new business aimed at helping companies investing in carbon credits to address their unabated greenhouse gas emissions and achieve decarbonization goals. The new business line comes as demand for carbon offset projects and related credits is expected to increase significantly over the […]

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