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28 Sep 2021 FRANKFURT
Major new investment in drinking water commences with feasibility study.
4 Dec 2017 LONDON
Yorkshire Water is set for a change in ownership after two of its owners joined together to sell their majority stake in the utility group's parent company. Private equity fund Corsair Capital, which owns a 30.3 per cent stake in Yorkshire Water's owner Kelda Group, and Deutsche Bank, which owns a 23...
12 Jun 2014 SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is investing $75.4 million USD to address contamination of the three main rivers in the capital, Santo Domingo.The country’s Senate approved the loan from Deutsche Bank for the program, which will run from 2014-2016, according to Water and Sewerage Corporation of Santo Domingo (CAASD) General Director Alejandro Montas...
3 Jan 2014 BEIJING
China will roll out wide-reaching reforms in how it prices water by the end of next year, the government said Friday, charging higher prices for the heaviest urban consumers to conserve diminishing resources and spur investment. The changes are part of a wider government reckoning that current state-controlled pricing structures for everything from water to electricity and natural gas are broken...
14 May 2013 FARYAB
Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) militants are menacing an Afghan water resource valuable to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the Faryab Province police chief told Deutsche Welle (DW) in an interview published May 9. The militants in late April attacked three districts in Faryab Province, Nabijan Mulahel told DW, adding that most of the militants were Chechen and Uzbek IMU members...
4 Apr 2013 CERRO PUNTA
Onésimo Rodríguez, a leader in Panama's Ngöbe-Buglé indigenous group, was killed by a group of masked men in Cerro Punta, in western Chiriquí department, the evening of March 22 following a protest against construction of the Barro Blanco hydroelectric dam. Carlos Miranda, another protester who was attacked along with Rodríguez, said the assailants beat both men with metal bars...
22 Jun 2012 PERU, LIMA
Peruvian Minister of Economy and Finance Luis Miguel Castilla Rubio has defended Peru’s policies on mining, water use and distribution of tax revenue, following reports last week that the country’s regional governments are sitting on $3.5 billion USD in income from mining taxes, which by law should have been invested in public works and services...
22 Jun 2012 Brazil, RIO DE JANEIRO
Corporations and governments should be properly accounting for pollution costs and natural capital, the value of natural resources and ecosystems, within the next decade, partially because of efforts made at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, according to its supporters. The World Bank, the European Commission, 57 countries and 86 companies agreed on June 21 at the Rio+20 conference to draw up “natural capital accounting” measures...
20 Jun 2011 CAIRO, Egypt
Arab countries will be among the top attractors of investment in water and irrigation sectors in the near future, according to a report published by Deutsche Bank earlier this month. Over the next few years, large-scale investment will be made in the water sector throughout the Arab world and the Middle East, according to the report...
25 Aug 2010 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
T ajikistan is highly vulnerable to the effects of global warming, particularly melting glaciers, according to experts. Tajikistan is the poorest of the former Soviet republics, with per capita gross domestic product estimated at only $1,800 USD in 2009. "Scientists note that temperatures have already risen by 0...
19 Apr 2010 CHENNAI, India
Private equity funds eying investments in Indian cleantech companies are expected to turn to water and waste management businesses, among other sectors, according to Chennai-based Venture Intelligence, which tracks venture capital investments in the country. A number of global specialist funds, including Aloe PE and Climate Change Capital, are scouting for Indian cleantech assets, the company said...
29 Mar 2010 nairoBi, Kenya
Bankers, fund managers and natural resources scientists say sustainability of future business practices depends on countries' ability to mainstream policies that prioritize water security as building block to economic stability, social cohesion and international peace and security. To that end, water and sanitation must be scaled up and made more visible in policy and financing...