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Finance  -  April 20, 2021

Morgan Stanley’s 2030 Goal: $1 Trillion in Sustainability Support

Morgan Stanley announced its plan to provide $1 trillion in sustainability initiatives by 2030. The first large U.S. bank to commit to net-zero financed emissions by 2050, the firm has earmarked $750 billion of the trillion dollars to finance low-carbon solutions, in addition to an initial commitment of $250 billion made in 2018.

Finance  -  April 19, 2021

Citi Expands Sustainable Financing Goal to $1 trillion

Citi Bank announced April 15 a commitment to complete $1 trillion in sustainable financing by 2030.

April 19, 2021

JPMorgan Chase Aims $2.5 Trillion Toward Sustainability Development

JPMorgan Chase announced on April 15 plans to finance and facilitate more than $2.5 trillion over the next 10 years to address climate change and sustainable development.

GHG Emissions  -  April 16, 2021

Apple Targets Carbon Removal Through Reforestation with New Fund

Apple launched April 15 a $200 million fund targeting investments in carbon removal forestry projects with the intention to remove at least 1 million metric tons of CO2 from the atmosphere annually.

Finance  -  April 9, 2021

BlackRock Raises $4.8 Billion for Climate Investments

BlackRock Real Assets reported a $4.8 billion final close of its Global Renewable Power Fund III with commitments from more than 100 institutional investors and significantly exceeding its initial target. The fund invests in global climate infrastructure assets, primarily in renewable power generation, across the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Finance  -  March 29, 2021 - By David Solomon, Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs Update on its 2030 Sustainable Finance Commitment

One year in on Goldman Sachs' plan to target $750 billion in financing, investing and advisory activity towards climate transition and inclusive growth, Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon provides an update on progress and new initiatives. Surpassing a fifth of the goal in a single year, he says, demonstrates that sustainable finance has already become a core offering from Goldman Sachs – and the demand among clients shows no signs of slowing down.

Energy Efficiency  -  March 10, 2021

Aflac issues $400 million sustainability bond

Aflac Incorporated announced March 8 that it has issued its first sustainability bond at $400 million to finance existing or future investments in environmental or social projects.

Finance  -  March 5, 2021

Goldman Sachs completed $156B in sustainable financing in 2020

Goldman Sachs announced March 4 that it achieved a fifth of its 2030 sustainable financing goal that it set in 2020, with $156 billion completed and $93 billion of that dedicated to climate transition.

Finance  -  March 5, 2021

RBC sets sustainable finance target of $500 billion by 2025

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) announced its intent to increase its sustainable financing by $500 billion by 2025 and achieve net zero emissions in its lending by 2050.

Finance  -  March 3, 2021

Jigar Shah to lead $40 billion DOE clean tech loan effort

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on March 3 the appointment of clean energy industry pioneer Jigar Shah as Director of the Loan Program Office, which will oversee more than $40 billion in loan authority across manufacturing, innovative finance, and tribal energy projects.

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