Good morning. Here is the latest news, research and market analysis for that sustainable technology partners need to know for Tuesday, December 27.
1. Sustainability Index - IT Consulting: NTT DATA has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World Index, a global benchmark for ESG investment, for a 6th consecutive year.
2. Net Zero - Technology Company Goals: Technology companies are working harder and faster to impact climate change and are 13% more likely than non-tech companies to target net zero by 2030, a Deloitte CxO Sustainability Survey found.
3. ESG - Investor Skepticism: Investors pulled more money from funds marketed as "sustainable" than they added for the first time in more than a decade in 2022, hit by fallout from the Ukraine war, tumbling financial markets and a political backlash against the industry, Reuters reported.
4. Emissions Report - FinTech: Broxel, a FinTech company in Latin America, released its first emissions report as part of the company's commitment to become carbon neutral. The inaugural report includes Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and outlines the company's plan to meet climate targets.
5. Smartphone eWaste: Apple and Samsung are making progress in the smartphone sustainability market, but there's more room for improvement, according to Counterpoint Technology Market Research.
6. Green Hydrogen Incentives: India is planning a $2 billion incentive program for the green hydrogen industry, in a bid to cut emissions and become a major export player in the field, Reuters reported.
7. Grants: The City of Chicago has introduced a Climate Infrastructure Fund -- which provides $50,000 to $250,000 grants to nonprofit organizations and small businesses. The grants focus on renewable energy and efficiency, electric vehicles and EV charging, and green infrastructure.
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