EU and Australia Forge Partnership on Sustainable Critical and Strategic Minerals

The EU and Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a bilateral partnership to cooperate on sustainable critical and strategic minerals.   The MoU was signed on behalf of the EU by Executive Vice-President and Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis, and Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton. The signatories for Australia were Resources and Northern Australia Minister Madeleine King, […]

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GRI, IFRS Partner to Deliver Full Interoperability That Enables Seamless Sustainability Reporting

In response to market demand, the two organisations will work together to optimise how GRI and ISSB Standards can be used together. The IFRS Foundation and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) are deepening their working relationship, building upon the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2022. This collaboration seeks to provide a seamless, global and comprehensive sustainability […]

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Meta and Solarpack Ink Deals for 210 MW Solar Projects to Power Indiana Operations

These strategic agreements between Meta and Solarpack will enable the construction of two solar projects with a total capacity of 210 MW (280 MWdc), supporting Meta’s presence in Indiana, including its recently announced $800 million data center. Solarpack is thrilled to advance its projects in Indiana with Meta as a partner. Meta, a technology company […]

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Getting ahead of liver cancer

Health Getting ahead of liver cancer Researchers hope identifying blood proteins may lead to earlier prediction of risk, increase treatment options Jacqueline Mitchell BIDMC Communications May 2, 2024 5 min read A new study suggests that proteins detectable in the blood could improve predictions about risk of liver cancer, which is typically diagnosed at later […]

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RE Royalties Releases Dark Green Assessed Green Bond Framework and Report

RE Royalties Ltd., a global leader in renewable energy royalty-based financing is pleased to announce the publication of its 2024 Green Bond Framework (the “Framework”), assessed as Dark Green, and 2023 Green Bond Report (the “Report”), which highlights the Company’s commitment to fostering a cleaner, greener future. The Framework provides details on how the Company’s […]

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GRESB Secures Majority Investment from General Atlantic’s BeyondNetZero to Boost Global ESG Benchmarking and Sustainable Growth

Partnership to advance GRESB’s continued leadership in global ESG benchmarking to support transition to sustainable real assets  Existing shareholder Summit Partners to retain minority stake in GRESB   GRESB, a leading global provider of sustainability standards and benchmarks for real assets, today announced a majority investment from General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, through […]

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Women rarely die from heart problems, right? Ask Paula.

Health Women rarely die from heart problems, right? Ask Paula. New book traces how medical establishment’s sexism, focus on men over centuries continues to endanger women’s health, lives April 11, 2024 long read Excerpted from “All in Her Head: The Truth and Lies Early Medicine Taught Us About Women’s Bodies and Why It Matters Today” by […]

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RMI and Global Banks Introduce Pegasus Guidelines for Aviation Sector Emissions Reporting

RMI, in cooperation with leading global banks—BNP Paribas, Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB, Societe Generale, and Standard Chartered—and in consultation with industry, experts, and additional financial institutions has developed a first-of-its-kind framework to enable banks to measure and disclose their aviation lending portfolios’ emissions in a consistent and comprehensive manner. RMI announced the launch of the Pegasus […]

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Malaysia’s Petronas Signs Deal with JERA to Study Carbon Capture and Storage

JERA Co., Inc (“JERA”) recently signed a Joint Study Agreement (“JSA”) with Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), through its subsidiary – PETRONAS CCS Solutions Sdn. Bhd. (“PCCSS”), to evaluate the feasibility of separating and capturing CO2 emitted by JERA in Japan, and then transporting it to Malaysia for storage. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a crucial […]

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Nestlé Partners with The Global FoodBanking Network to Strengthen Food Access Support

Nestlé and The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to solidify their collaboration in fighting hunger. “We tackle food insecurity by helping people in need gain access to food through product donations, shared meals, and services,” said Nina Kruchten, Head of Corporate Giving and Community Engagement at Nestlé. “Building on our […]

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