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Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

Al Ahram Weekly: Green investing -- Good deal and good deed

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Deborah Lehr

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April 11, 2019

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Investing in green turns out to be a good deal as well as a good deed. China, which has now become one of the world’s largest markets for green finance, is showing how investing in sustainability is not only important for saving the earth but can bring about excellent returns for the investor. As Egypt seeks to “clean and green” the country while promoting economic growth, China’s example offers some insight into a path forward for Egypt.

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Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

Caixin Opinion: 促进绿色投资 中国需要什么

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Deborah Lehr

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February 21, 2019

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政府有必要打好“组合拳”,包括制定实施有效的政策、采取奖惩结合的措施以及建立有利于拉动投资和绿色发展的监管架构,从而吸引和撬动更多的社会资本。

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Green bonds can promote economic growth for Egypt

Green bonds can promote economic growth for Egypt

Green bonds can promote economic growth for Egypt

Green bonds can promote economic growth for Egypt

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Deborah Lehr

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August 2, 2018

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Sustainability has taken another step forward in Egypt this month. On July 18, the Egyptian government announced a regulatory framework for the issuance of green bonds to promote sustainable development. The challenge, however, will be finding projects qualified for the “green” designation, especially since the definition of what constitutes a sustainable project is yet to be standardized in Egypt – or in most markets for that matter. And implementation and enforcement mechanisms for these standards are even less defined.

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Driving down a new road: New energy vehicles in China’s green transition

Driving down a new road: New energy vehicles in China’s green transition

Driving down a new road: New energy vehicles in China’s green transition

Driving down a new road: New energy vehicles in China’s green transition

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Deborah Lehr

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February 8, 2018

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China has rapidly emerged at the forefront of the new energy vehicles (NEV) market — not by choice, but by necessity. As the largest carbon emitter in the world, lowering energy emissions from transportation is a core part of its war against pollution.

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Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

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Basilinna

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May 12, 2017

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Investment in green finance is surging making it a matter of competitiveness for companies and countries. Last year, total investment in green bonds nearly topped $600 billion, more than double the value of the previous year.

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