Net positive impact

Net positive impact

Refers to a project outcome where whole-of-life considerations of the project result in an increase in natural and social capital, in addition to favorable economic returns to all concerned in the inception, delivery, operation, and disposal of the facility.
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5 billion net positive impact related to financing, which includes the draw-down of the[euro]0.
Despite signs of stabilisation in the economy - including a slight rebound in tourism and a net positive impact from low oil prices and the depreciation of the euro - the subdued operating environment will continue to weigh on Lebanese banks' performance over the next 12 to 18 months, says Moody's Investors Service in a report published recently.
Despite signs of stabilisation in the economy -- including a slight rebound in tourism and a net positive impact from low oil prices and the depreciation of the euro -- the subdued operating environment will continue to weigh on Lebanese banks' performance over the next 12-18 months, Moody's Investors Service said.
While a slight rebound in tourism and a net positive impact from low oil prices and the depreciation of the euro has helped the economy, the subdued operating environment would not augur well for the nation's banking system, the ratings agency said.
Though there's been some chatter about a potential wide-ranging legalization having a net positive impact on Democratic chances of keeping the White House in 2016, most of the coverage has focused on this year's Senate races and the chance that Republicans could capture the majority in that chamber.
This process sequesters more carbon than it produces, pulling carbon from the air and generating a net positive impact on the environment.
A study commissioned by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation found that roughly four in 10 immigrants in Arkansas are in the country illegally, but that immigrants as a whole provide a net positive impact on the state's economy.
The result was a net positive impact of over $600,000 for the average branch with a higher number of customers--that's a surge of 204 percent.
Palin's 31-percentage-point net positive impact on Republican voters is easily less than Bill Clinton's 48-point net positive impact and Barack Obama's 42-point net positive impact on Democratic voters.
We are confident there will be a net positive impact from abroad on the Cypriot economy, six to nine months from now," he told Reuters on the sidelines of a Commonwealth Finance Ministers conference on the island.
Losses from a stronger yen assumed for October-March would offset the absence of restructuring costs in that period, but better vehicle sales would have a net positive impact, Hojo said.
During 1H07, one-off adjustments had a net positive impact of BD4.