The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the New Deal on Energy for Africa in 2016, which lays out AfDB’s strategy to help the continent achieve universal electricity access by 2025—a more ambitious timeline than the UN Sustainable Development Goal of universal energy access by 2030.
The unexpected and unintended effects of all genetically engineered organisms, regardless of whether ‘traditional’ or gene-edited genetic engineering techniques have been used, have the potential to cause environmental and human health problems.
Within the field of sustainable development, there is no concern more fundamental than the governance and management of land and natural re- sources. Yet institutional investors with significant holdings in emerging markets securities often fail to account for the material risks and benefits of properly incorporating land tenure and customary land rights into due diligence practices.
Current ranking among US equity investors with stocks in palm oil production, by dollar amount invested.