ESG Bonds

Bonding over Green: The ESG Bonds

ESG bonds are increasingly accepted by compabies seeking to increase their sustainability credentials and profile.The sense of urgency about the effects of climate change is driving companies to alter their environmental and social footprints for investors to continue to hold them in their portfolios.


The Role of Built Environment in achieving the SDG’s

Buildings and the construction industry are together responsible for 40% of the world’s CO2 emissions. At the same time, urban areas are growing faster than ever. By 2030, 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. It’s more important than ever that buildings are built in a sustainable way with little to no impact on the environment

Why do more customers choose green hotels? And how can you make one?

In a world where the climate is changing, how can a hotel building be transformed to net zero carbon? Is it even possible?
1. Research by Natural Climate Change, published in 2018, found that tourism’s global carbon footprint was four times higher than previously estimated, accounting for about 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
2. In fact, some of the biggest hotel chains have already adopted sustainable strategies to control their environmental impact.
3. Research by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance found that the hotel industry needs to reduce its carbon emissions by 66% per room by 2030, and by 90% per room by 2050.

Passive design strategies: Base of active energy savings

With global warming becoming a reality, drastic changes are occurring in temperatures globally. With 90% of modern lifestyle being spent indoors, buildings need to be climate-controlled and energy efficient, without the use of conventional energy sources (electricity) that cause carbon emissions. Passive design is an emerging approach to implement this. So, what is it exactly? …

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