2020

“African Development Bank celebrates milestone with first social bond listing on London Stock Exchange” – Africa News – April 3, 2020

On April 3, 2020 Africa News reported that the “African Development Bank’s “Fight Covid-19” social bond, the largest social bond to date to be issued in the capital markets, listed on London Stock Exchange on Friday 3 April 2020, and is now available through its Sustainable Bond Market. The listing marks an important milestone as […]

“In race for a sustainable alternative to plastic, Indonesia bets on seaweed” – Mongabay – March 25, 2020

On March 25, 2020 Mongabay reported that Indonesia, the world’s number two producer of seaweed, is experimenting with a number of bioplastic alternatives, including:  “edible cups made from seaweed, shopping bags from cassava starch and food containers from sugarcane fiber.” You can read the article on the Mongabay internet site.