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UK Government Carbon Budget: Why it still needs a waste management strategy

The UK government has issued its sixth Carbon Budget which has outlined what is in effect the most ambitious climate change target yet set by a world government. Its objective is to reduce emissions by 78% compared with 1990 levels. The budget limits the volume of greenhouse gases emitted over a 5 year period from

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ESG Investing Alert: Why Methane is ‘Carbon Dioxide on Steroids’

ESG Investing Alert: Why Methane is ‘Carbon Dioxide on Steroids’

Investors spend a lot of time on carbon dioxide emissions, but they are potentially ignoring a second and, also significant contributor to global warming – methane. While carbon is the leader in the planet warming stakes, methane packs a heavier punch. Methane is responsible for 23% of the rise in temperatures since industrialisation began. Methane

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Prestige Funds launches dedicated Islamic – Impact fund for UK agri and renewables financing

First Islamic – Impact fund from specialist private finance manager Targets smaller companies and renewable energy projects in the UK Backed by a highly experienced commercial finance team in Cambridge, England Prestige Funds, one of the leading specialist private debt investment managers in the UK, has launched the ‘Premium Alziraea Fund’, a Shariah-compliant real assets

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One million UK homes now using green energy from biogas plants financed by Prestige Funds

One million homes in UK powered by Prestige-backed AD projects Plants now collectively save more than 1.48 million metric tonnes of CO2 each year Over 500,000 metric tonnes of waste diverted from landfill each year One million homes in the UK (as at 12/2020) are now being powered by green energy, as a result of

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