May 10, 2021

OECS supports Caribbean Women in green innovation

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 — Thirty female entrepreneurs from the OECS had the opportunity to participate in the Caribbean Women in Business Green Innovation Bootcamp – an intense three-day workshop that provided participants with the skills needed to develop and launch an environmentally sustainable business. Grant funding was awarded to three teams with the most […]

Jamaica dominated CCIC boot camps in 2016

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By Tomeica Gunn From JIS Story Highlights Approximately 40 green technology start-up entities have been established through the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center’s (CCIC) seven boot camps held across the region in 2016. Project Manager, Carlington Burrel, says that of these, 16 were Jamaican companies, with 10 coming from Trinidad and the remainder from other Caribbean […]

A.M. Best upgrades ratings of Caring Communities, a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group and Caring Communities Insurance Company

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OLDWICK, N.J. –(Business Wire)– A.M. Best has upgraded the financial strength rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating to “a” from “a-” of Caring Communities, a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group (CCrRRG) (District of Columbia) and Caring Communities Insurance Company (CCIC) (Cayman Islands). The outlook for all ratings has been revised […]

Indoor mini-farms to beat climate change

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By Jewel Fraser From IPS News PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 27 2014 (IPS) – Industrial engineer Ancel Bhagwandeen thinks that growing your food indoors is a great way to protect crops from the stresses of climate change. So he developed a hydroponic system that “leverages the nanoclimates in houses so that the house effectively […]

Caribbean Green Tech Incubator launched

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From Caribbean Climate The Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre (CCIC) was launched today (Monday, January 27, 2014) at the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) in Trinidad and Tobago. The World Bank/infoDev initiative, which is being administered by the Jamaica-based Scientific Research Council and Trinidad and Tobago-based Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI), will function as an incubator […]