Citi Reveals 42% of Energy Clients Lack Climate Transition Plans

The transition toward a sustainable future is characterized by an energy evolution, necessitating a shift towards a low-emission energy mix that is non-linear and involves significant leaps and tipping points. Achieving a low-emission future requires a collaborative, multifaceted approach, including supportive public policies, investment in clean energy technologies, and infrastructure upgrades. Citi actively contributes to […]

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Study Finds Climate Change Poses Inflation Risks: Rising Temperatures to Drive Up Prices

Rising temperatures could drive food inflation up by 3.2 percentage points and overall inflation by 1.18 percentage points annually by 2035, according to a new study by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the European Central Bank. The impact spans across all nations, with hot regions and summers being most affected and suggests […]

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‘Dramatic’ inroads against aggressive brain cancer

Health ‘Dramatic’ inroads against aggressive brain cancer Cutting-edge therapy shrinks tumors in early glioblastoma trial Haley Bridger Mass General Communications March 14, 2024 5 min read A collaborative project to bring the promise of cell therapy to patients with a deadly form of brain cancer has shown dramatic results among the first patients to receive […]

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Where money isn’t cheap, misery follows

Oskar Schulz ’24 is co-author on a new working paper led by Harvard economist and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Work & Economy Where money isn’t cheap, misery follows Student’s analysis of global attitudes called key contribution to research linking higher cost of borrowing to persistent consumer gloom Christy […]

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BBVA Leads in Climate Accountability with Pioneering TCFD Report, Cuts Its Emissions by 24%

BBVA publishes its clients’ progress toward decarbonization for the first time BBVA has published its clients’ progress toward decarbonization in the initial version of its climate transition plan. The bank is one of the first in the world to apply the recommendations by the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) to define a transition […]

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Britain Announces Over £1 billion budget for renewable energy auction

Government announces the largest ever budget for the upcoming Contracts for Difference auction round. Renewable electricity auction gets largest ever cash pot to support energy security  £800 million pledged for offshore wind to ensure Britain remains at forefront of technology  budget to boost renewables investment and help UK replace fossil fuels with cheaper, cleaner, domestic […]

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EU Sets New Standards for Reuse and Recycling

Measures cover full life cycle of packaging Less packaging, less waste, restrictions on certain packaging formats Ban on “forever chemicals” (PFAS) in food contact packaging Each European generates almost 190kg of packaging waste every year Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement on revamped rules to reduce, reuse and recycle packaging, increase safety and boost […]

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Calling it as he sees it

Campus & Community Calling it as he sees it Kaleb Moody ’24 (left) talks with Gus Johnson, who returned to Dunster House to share his story with students. Photo by Scott Eisen Anna Lamb Harvard Staff Writer March 5, 2024 4 min read Broadcast legend Gus Johnson found ‘the real peace’ at Harvard For college […]

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BBVA Launches New Global Finance Unit for Cleantech Innovation

BBVA widens its sustainable business with a global finance unit that will focus on cleantech innovation, announced BBVA Chair Carlos Torres Vila at the 3rd BBVA Sustainability Forum, held Thursday at the bank’s headquarters in Madrid. The specialized team, based in New York, London and Madrid, will offer lending and advisory services. Carlos Torres Vila […]

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Australian Employer Gender Pay Gap Report Exposes Top Companies

The Albanese Government is taking action to improve workplace gender equality, with the gender pay gaps for nearly 5,000 Australian private sector employers today being published for the first time. It comes after Labor’s reforms passed the Parliament last year, a key driver for employer action to speed up progress to close the gender pay […]

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