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    Let’s talk

    Let’s talk about what’s working – and challenge what’s not.

The transition to net zero is both challenging and complex, specifically in many of the markets in which we operate. We don’t have all the answers, so we’re partnering with our clients and communities on the ground to gain an understanding of what’s working and to help challenge what’s not.

What we know is working

We’re working with our clients on real world solutions to help them make the transition to net zero.

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Case study

Let’s talk about energy in Angola

Rural electrification is an important part of Angola’s strategy to diversify its energy mix. New solar infrastructure in Angola will help provide electricity from 100 per cent renewable energy sources to a million people who were previously not connected to the national grid.

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Let’s talk about aluminium in the UAE

Aluminium plays a key role in decarbonisation as an input from everything from solar panels to electric vehicles. As is the world’s biggest ‘premium aluminium’ producer, Emirates Global Aluminium extended their sustainability practices to banking by opening a Sustainable Account with Standard Chartered – allowing the company to retain intraday liquidity for business needs while contributing to sustainable development.


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Let’s talk about transport in India

E-mobility is a key pillar for India’s planned economic transformation. In line with this, leading green-tech company GreenCell Mobility has deployed a fleet of 150 electric buses in Surat in the state of Gujarat, expected to offset 99,747 tonnes of CO2 equivalent.

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Let’s talk about making a difference where it matters

“The importance of driving capital towards our markets is underlined by the fact that they will be disproportionately affected by the climate crisis.”
– Marisa Drew, Chief Sustainability Officer

Source: The Adaptation Economy