“World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Plant Opened in Morocco” – The World Bank – February 4, 2016

In a press release published on February 4, 2016 The World Bank announced that Morocco launched the first phase of what will become the world’s largest concentrated solar plant.  The three-plant Noor-Ouarzazate CSP complex will be fully operational in 2018.  According to the press release, “(t)he Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy, the government agency focused on the country’s solar ambitions, secured over $3 billion needed for the Noor-Ouarzazate complex from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), European financing institutions and the World Bank.”

You may read the press release on the news page of The World Bank internet site.

“Five more stock exchanges join global campaign for ESG disclosure” – Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative – February 4, 2016

On February 4, 2016 the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative announced that the following stock exchanges signed a voluntary commitment with the SSE to promote sustainable business practices in their markets: Kazakshstan Stock Exchange, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, Casablance Stock Exchange (Morocco). Oslo Bors (Norway) and BME Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (Spain).

You may read the press release on the SSE internet site.