GERMANY: MACS Strategic Retreat Workshop
After a year of social distancing and home-office, the MACS Team was finally able to meet in person again for the annual Strategy Workshop at Kloster Eberbach.
WORLD: Access to the DKRZ CMIP climate model data pool
MACS has been granted access to the DKRZ CMIP climate model data pool managed by the German Climate Computing Centre.
NORTH MACEDONIA: First GGF equity investment in Wind project
In Context of the Technical Advisory Support to GGF, the project of partially funding the construction and operations of a 36MW wind farm near the village of Bogoslovec in North Macedonia (Bogoslovec) via an equity investment has commenced.
GERMANY: UN Global Compact Participation
Starting this February, MACS is part of UN Global Compact (UNGC) and respectively also part of the German Global Compact Network (DGCN).
Worldwide: Tool for Assessing Adaption in the NDC
In the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015, all signatory states committed themselves to national climate contributions, the so-called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
GERMANY: GGF won the PRI award for “real-world impact initiative of the year” 2020
The PRI (the Principles for Responsible Investment) announced the winners of this year’s PRI Awards:
ALBANIA: Clean Korca – Online Workshop
On September 2nd, the first online workshop in the framework of the Solid Waste Management Project Korca Region took place.
Germany: LBBW refers to MACS GHG Scope 3 calculations in their 2019 Sustainability Report
Landesbank Baden Württemberg (LBBW), with a balance sheet total of 257 billion EUR (31 December 2019) and about 10,000 employees, belongs to the largest financial institutions in Germany.
Ghana: Fidelity Bank to introduce E&S risk management
Fidelity Bank in Ghana is looking to introduce a solution-based approach to its Environmental and Social risk management, while moving towards green lending products in the future.