For all the other Willie Jacks

Campus & Community For all the other Willie Jacks Siobhan Brown (left) talks with Paulina Alexis, who played the role of Willie Jack in “Reservation Dogs.” Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Nikki Rojas Harvard Staff Writer April 9, 2024 4 min read ‘Reservation Dogs’ star Paulina Alexis offers behind-the-scenes glimpse of hit show, details value of […]

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Nature Action 100 Unveils Guide to Help Investors Drive Corporate Action on Nature Loss

Nature Action 100, the first global investor engagement initiative to address the urgent crisis of nature and biodiversity loss around the world, has published a new field guide to equip investors with insights and resources to inform their nature engagements with companies.   Exploring Nature Impacts and Dependencies: A Field Guide to Eight Key Sectors was developed […]

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Speaking to the moment

Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer Nation & World Speaking to the moment Tarek Masoud wanted to show that Harvard could confront tensions around Israel-Gaza without vitriol or shouting. So far, it’s worked. Christina Pazzanese Harvard Staff Writer March 25, 2024 8 min read It’s not enough to talk about having difficult conversations about difficult subjects; scholars […]

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Treat addiction with psychedelics?

John Moore/Getty Images Health Treat addiction with psychedelics? Despite promise of success stories from patients in recovery, Law School panel cautions that research is lacking on benefits vs. risks Liz Mineo Harvard Staff Writer March 22, 2024 5 min read Mark Guckel had struggled with crack addiction since high school. Despite numerous attempts to overcome […]

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GRESB Launches REAL Solutions, A New Suite of Tools for Deeper Asset-Level Sustainability Insights

GRESB, the global sustainability benchmark for real assets, proudly announces the forthcoming launch of REAL Solutions, a dynamic suite of tools designed to empower real assets managers and investors with actionable insights into the sustainability, resilience and efficiency of assets. “REAL Solutions marks a significant milestone for GRESB. It was developed in response to the […]

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7 chosen for Motsepe Presidential Research Fund award

Harvard University’s campus. Harvard file photo Campus & Community 7 chosen for Motsepe Presidential Research Fund award Funds will support projects that advance challenges and opportunities facing Africa Liza Harsch  Harvard Correspondent March 19, 2024 5 min read Seven projects have been selected as the 2024 awardees for the Motsepe Presidential Research Accelerator Fund for […]

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Germany on Track to Reach 2030 Climate Targets, Government Says

The Federal Government believes that Germany’s climate targets for 2030 are achievable. “Providing we stay on course, we are set to achieve our 2030 climate targets,” said Economics and Climate Action Minister Robert Habeck in view of new data from the German Environment Agency (UBA). According to the Climate Protection Act, this is the year […]

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The 20-minute workout

Illustration by Liz Zonarich/Harvard Staff Health The 20-minute workout March 15, 2024 3 min read Pressed for time? You still have plenty of options. Part of the Wondering series A series of random questions answered by Harvard experts. I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a professor of epidemiology at the […]

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UK’s Nest Corp Hires Lombard Odier to Build $6.3 Billion ESG Fund

Nest, the UK’s largest pension scheme, is embarking on a groundbreaking journey towards a more sustainable future with a £5 billion equity fund dedicated to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria. This landmark partnership with Lombard Odier, a renowned investment firm with a strong track record in sustainable investing, marks a significant shift in the […]

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EIB Group’s €11.4 Billion Investment in Spain Paves Way for Green and Digital Future

The EIB Group signed financing agreements worth €11.4 billion for 90 high-impact projects covering public policy goals such as renewable energy, sustainable transport and urban mobility, healthcare and SME competitiveness. A record amount of €6.8 billion was invested in green financing. More than €4.5 billion was invested in energy security. More than €2.5 billion in renewable energy. […]

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