Customers are influencing business to switch to greener options. Peter Ker and Simon Evans at the Australian Financial Review.

Federal green bank powers up Victoria’s ‘Big Battery’ with $160m boost. Nick Toscano for The Age.

Melbourne startup to receive federal funding for repurposing electric vehicle batteries. Rob Harris at the Sydney Morning Herald.

Singapore  launches ‘Green Plan 2030’ with new sustainability initiatives to change the way people work, study and play. Audrey Tan at The Straits Times.

China’s central bank is stepping up their green finance efforts. Wang Liwei and Luo Meihan for Caixin.

The government of Denmark has secured backing for US$34 billion for a man-made ‘clean energy island’, hosting several offshore wind farms. Morten Buttler at Bloomberg.

US rejoins Paris climate accord. Oliver Milman for The Guardian.

Older Australians are increasingly concerned about climate change, and want green infrastructure bonds. Shane Wright for the Sydney Morning Herald.

Mitsubishi pulls support for a coal power plant in Vietnam following major pressure from investors. Michael Gaida at ASEAN Today.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agree to work toward achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Reuters.
The Rockefeller Foundation is divesting from fossil fuels, ‘towards a more equitable future’. Rockefeller Foundation.