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Sustainability

As the world recovers from COVID-19, investors will not lose sight of Sustainability, the trend of ESG issues will become more central to investing and business decisions will accelerate; this is already occurring.

Sustainability

Hong Kong Harnesses Blockchain in Green Finance Push

Hong Kong’s use of blockchain in the green bonds sector highlights how the technology can be rolled out to reduce greenwashing while attracting a greater pool of investors.

3 min read | January 2024

Sustainability

Green Hydrogen Will Unlock New, Scalable Opportunities in Clean Energy

As Europe scales up production and import of green hydrogen, how can the industry mobilize capital to deliver bigger projects? Laurent Dallet, Managing Director at Nomura Greentech, discusses the increasing competition in the green hydrogen space.

3 min read | January 2024

Sustainability

Regenerative Packaging – Quickening the End of Single-Use Plastic

Pierre Paslier, co-founder of Notpla, a London-based maker of seaweed packaging. tells Nomura Greentech about his mission to consign single-use plastic to history.

4 min read | January 2024

Sustainability

COP28 – Achievements and Outcomes

The Dubai summit achieved a landmark agreement to transition away from fossil fuels for the first time. COP28 calls on countries to contribute to the global effort to accelerate action in this critical decade to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

3 min read | December 2023

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Sustainability

ESG360 – Sustainable Heroes XI: Green Leaders in Focus

We talk with the individuals who featured in the Winter 2023 edition of Nomura Greentech’s Sustainable Heroes magazine, which shines a spotlight on the trailblazers transforming our key systems to create a better world.

26 min video | December 2023

Technology

Intelligent driving technology could go mainstream in China by 2025: Kaijun Qiu

Vehicles with autonomous driving functions could go mainstream in 2025 as both functionality and user experience reach a turning point.

3 min read | November 2023

Technology

China Auto Industry Leverages Modular Production to Become EV Powerhouse

China, already the world’s largest automobile manufacturer, is leveraging its expertise in the modular production of EVs, battery technology, and smart mobility, to transform itself into an automotive superpower.

3 min read | October 2023

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Sustainability

ESG360 – Is Precision Fermentation the Future of Food?

In our latest ESG360 podcast, we speak with David Verbitsky, Head of AgTech & Sustainable Food at Nomura Greentech, about precision fermentation, a technology that is now being used for the manufacture of food and food ingredients.

17 min video | September 2023

Sustainability

Deploying Capital to Decarbonise Household Electrification

Investment banks are assessing opportunities for capital deployment in renewable energy technology. Alex Stein, EMEA Co-Head of Nomura Greentech, proposes an integrated solution to decarbonise energy in the home and incentivise customers to manage costs, consumption, and carbon footprint.

3 min read | September 2023

Volatility

Bumper Gas Stores to Insulate Europe from Cold Winter Supply Shock

Europe’s efforts to build up natural gas stores look set to pay dividends and shield it from supply shortages if a cold winter sets in.

3 min read | September 2023

Sustainability

Biodegradable Plastic - Returning Consumer Waste to Nature

Niall Dunne, CEO of Polymateria, a UK-based maker of green packaging, tells Nomura Greentech that he is pioneering the use of biotransformation technology to eliminate the scourge of plastic pollution.

4 min read | September 2023

Sustainability

Energy Independence – Policy and Geopolitical Impact

Sébastien Clerc, CEO of Voltalia, a French renewables producer, tells Nomura Greentech that energy dependence concerns will accelerate the rollout of renewables in Europe.

4 min read | September 2023

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