NatWest expands green mortgage criteria to cover eight builders

NatWest intermediary solutions has expanded its green mortgage eligibility criteria to include eight new-build developers. The high street bank’s green mortgage range currently offers new and existing customers a preferential interest rate if they have an energy performance certificate rating of A or B. However, from today (8 August) the lender says intermediary customers of … Read more

Actuaries announce webinar for upcoming green paper – The Professional – Insurance News

Actuaries announce webinar for upcoming green paper 8 August 2022 The Actuaries Institute will host a webinar on the presentation of an upcoming green paper by Finity experts on the impact of climate change on insurance premiums and different sectors of the population on August 22. Authors Sharanjit Paddam, Calise Liu, and Saroop Philip will … Read more

Macquarie Targets North Sea as the Green Energy Hub of Europe

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Macquarie Group Ltd. is betting the North Sea — engine of the UK’s once-booming oil and gas industry — can be transformed into the green energy hub of Europe. Author of the article: Bloomberg News Rachel Morison, Todd Gillespie and Isis Almeida 1rl33{ed98jq4qtat061pyvd_media_dl_1.png Bloomberg RSS Article content (Bloomberg) — Macquarie … Read more

Moneyfacts brings out green mortgage search function

Users of Moneyfacts Analyser will now be able to search and filter for ‘green’ residential and buy-to-let (BTL) mortgages. Currently, the system will provide details for 525 residential mortgages and 302 BTL mortgages of this type. Green mortgages have gained popularity in recent months, with a number of lenders launching mortgages aimed at lending on … Read more

Monsoon session: Green nod for 10 expansion projects of Coal India

State-owned CIL’s 10 coal mining projects have got green nod so far for their expansion which would lead to additional capacity of 9.65 million tonne, Parliament was informed on Monday. The government had earlier eased the norms for coal mine expansion in the wake of supply crunch in summer months. Replying … Read more

Singapore Eyes at Least $1.1 Billion From Debut Green Bond

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Singapore aims to raise at least S$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion) via the sale of an inaugural green bond, according to officials. Author of the article: Bloomberg News Catherine Bosley Article content (Bloomberg) — Singapore aims to raise at least S$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion) via the sale of an inaugural green … Read more

Joe Biden’s green agenda hits Americans with an oil price shock

Joe Biden – REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz When his green credentials were challenged by a young activist on the election trail, Joe Biden had a simple answer. “Kiddo, I want you to look into my eyes,” the future president said in 2019, grasping her hand. “I guarantee you, we’re going to end fossil fuels.” In contrast to … Read more

News updates: PM to lay foundation of Rs 5k-cr NTPC green energy projects

Live news updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday dedicate and also lay the foundation stone of various green energy projects of National Thermal Power Corporation Limited worth over Rs 5,200 crore, and launch power sector’s revamped distribution sector scheme as well as the national solar rooftop portal. He will participate in the grand … Read more

PM Modi to lay foundation of Rs 5k-crore NTPC green energy projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday dedicate and also lay the foundation stone of various green energy projects of National Thermal Power Corporation Limited worth over Rs 5,200 crore, and launch power sector’s revamped distribution sector scheme as well as the national solar rooftop portal. He will participate in the grand … Read more

Indian applicants will likely have to wait longer for the US green card

Indian applications will likely have to wait longer for green cards, recent data from the US immigration agency stated. A total of 369,322 applicants, who have approved employment visa petitions, are awaiting visa availability under the EB2 and EB3 (for professionals and skilled workers) categories. Technology firms use … Read more