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Ambitions for ‘Net Positive’ Certification for Low Carbon and Resilient Hotels

Dubai – The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has unveiled an ambitious vision for a new level of EDGE green building certification and Building Resilience Index at COP28. This partnership aims to leverage the IFC’s building certification programs in the Alliance’s Net Positive Hospitality framework. EDGE® (“Excellence in Design for Greater Ambitions for ‘Net Positive’ Certification for Low Carbon and Resilient Hotels

UK-IFC Market Accelerator for Green Construction (MAGC) receives £36m in funding expansion to support green construction practices

International Finance Corporation

​Dubai, December 6, 2023 –  As part of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom’s ‘call for an era of action’ at the COP28 Climate Summit on December 1st, the UK Government has announced an expansion of funding for climate projects, including the UK-IFC Market Accelerator for Green Construction (MAGC) Program, to significantly elevate green construction practices in over UK-IFC Market Accelerator for Green Construction (MAGC) receives £36m in funding expansion to support green construction practices

IFC’s EDGE Buildings and Gensler Join Forces to Support Buildings Decarbonization, Sustainable Finance at COP28

DUBAI, UAE — As representatives from the public and private sector convened in Dubai this week for the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), the critical need to address Green Finance and decarbonization of the built environment is a major focus area. With this mission in mind, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and architectural design IFC’s EDGE Buildings and Gensler Join Forces to Support Buildings Decarbonization, Sustainable Finance at COP28

IFC Announces Support for UNEP-GlobalABC Buildings Breakthrough Target

International Finance Corporation

  Washington D.C., November 11, 2023 – IFC announced its support of the Buildings Breakthrough Target (BBT), an initiative co-led by the Government of France (Ministry for Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion) and the Kingdom of Morocco (Ministry of National Territory Planning, Land Planning, Housing and City Policy), and coordinated under the umbrella of the IFC Announces Support for UNEP-GlobalABC Buildings Breakthrough Target