How do we address water scarcity and ground water depletion?

How do we address water scarcity and ground water depletion?

Marking World Water Day 2022, three CEOs – Ramboll’s Jens-Peter Saul (JPS), WSP’s Mark Naysmith (MN), and FIDIC’s Nelson Ogunshakin (NO) – talk about the speed with which water poverty can be ended and how we avoid groundwater source depletion.  Water PovertyIG: Is it...
OECD launches Blue Dot prototype

OECD launches Blue Dot prototype

Industry leaders and governments launch certification for infrastructure project sustainability around the world. But what is Blue Dot and will it work?  Tackling the climate crisis, recovering from the pandemic and reconstruction of disaster zones are generating an...
ADB: $68m to boost Indian green homes for women

ADB: $68m to boost Indian green homes for women

The Asian Development Bank and IIFL Home Finance Limited (IIFL) improve financial access to affordable green housing for lower-income women in India.  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a direct loan of $58m – alongside a $10m loan from the Canadian Climate...
AfDB backs $800m decentralised renewable programme

AfDB backs $800m decentralised renewable programme

African Development Bank commits $164m to renewables framework across Ghana, Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Tunisia.  The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $164m commitment to the Leveraging Energy Access Finance Framework (LEAF), to strengthen...
Hydropower Sustainability Fund opens to grant applicants

Hydropower Sustainability Fund opens to grant applicants

Hydropower project developers and operators can apply for funding to for an independent assessment of a project’s sustainability performance. With hydropower still the largest source of installed renewable energy capacity on Earth, the Hydropower Sustainability Fund...
ADB: $150m to design bankable projects in Indonesia

ADB: $150m to design bankable projects in Indonesia

First of its kind green finance mechanism will generate new bankable projects that meet climate and SDG ambitions.  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150m loan to accelerate Indonesia’s economic recovery by catalysing support for ten green and bankable...