Standard Chartered, KPMG, UN Body Launch Roadmap to Boost Climate Adaptation Funding

Call for step-change in financing adaptation and resilience as breakthrough Guide for Adaptation and Resilience Finance (the Guide) offers clarity and transparency to accelerate investment. The Guide sets out – for the first time – eligible financeable activities and guidance on what constitutes adaptation and resilience investment, alongside a practical roadmap for financing and investment […]

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84% of SMEs Have Not Received Any Financial Incentives to Reduce Emissions, Reveals We Mean Business Report

Key Impact Points: 44% of SMEs surveyed experienced an increased emphasis on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in 2023. 52% of respondents cited a lack of government-sponsored policies or incentives as a barrier to climate action. 84% of SMEs have not received any financial incentives to reduce emissions. 63% of SMEs haven’t been asked by stakeholders […]

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Ex-Sanders aide calls for U.S. to take harder line with Israel

Matt Duss (left) and Tarek Masoud. Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Nation & World Ex-Sanders aide calls for U.S. to take harder line with Israel Sustained assault ‘indefensible,’ Duss says. Kennedy School’s Masoud disputes arguments on governance of Gaza, history of conflict. Christina Pazzanese Harvard Staff Writer March 25, 2024 4 min read The conflict between […]

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Woodside investor HESTA Calls for New Directors With Climate Skills

HESTA, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, is making waves by proposing its own nominees for the board of directors at oil and gas giant Woodside Energy. This unprecedented move comes amid mounting pressure from environmental groups and activist investors who are critical of Woodside’s climate goals and investment plans. HESTA, with a stake of […]

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Studying Latin American literature of stateless amid new era of displacement

Mauro Lazarovich. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community Studying Latin American literature of stateless amid new era of displacement Harvard Horizons Scholar to detail research at Sanders symposium Nikki Rojas Harvard Staff Writer March 12, 2024 5 min read Mauro Lazarovich was preparing for a trip abroad when he picked up a copy of […]

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British Airways owner IAG signs biggest ever deal for sustainable aviation fuel of nearly 1 billion litres

e-SAF purchase agreement with Twelve represents IAG’s largest SAF deal to date IAG expects to start receiving deliveries as early as 2025 IAG bought approximately 12% of the global supply of SAF in 2023 International Airlines Group (IAG) announced its largest Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) purchase agreement to date, with e-SAF (power-to-liquid) producer Twelve, which […]

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EY Study Reveals Consumer Hesitancy in Investing Time and Money into Sustainable Energy

65% of energy consumers know how to start making sustainable energy choices but 70% say they will not spend more time or money doing so Consumers struggle to recognize the benefits of their efforts as the energy system falls short on affordability, access and appeal Energy companies can seize the opportunity to close the gap […]

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Class of 1999 elects Baratunde Thurston as chief marshal of alumni

Campus & Community Class of 1999 elects Baratunde Thurston as chief marshal of alumni Writer, TV host, comedian, commentator to join in 125-year-old tradition February 14, 2024 4 min read Baratunde Thurston ’99, an Emmy-nominated host, producer, writer, public speaker, and New York Times bestselling author who uses his gift of compelling storytelling to inspire […]

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Vestiaire Collective Unveils Charity Closet Sale Promoting Slow Fashion with Jessica Chastain and Elizabeth Steward

Vestiaire Collective, the world’s leading global platform for pre-loved luxury fashion, announces its latest celebrity closet sale with Academy Award winner and producer, Jessica Chastain and her longtime stylist Elizabeth Stewart – marking a new chapter for the company in the United States. Championing slow fashion, the foremost mission at B-Corp certified Vestiaire Collective, the sale […]

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Finding community through shared language

Arts & Culture Finding community through shared language Laurinne Eugenio ’26 (from left), Gabrielle Grant ’24, and Eleanor Wikstrom ’24. Photos by Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Eileen O’Grady Harvard Staff Writer February 7, 2024 7 min read Students say University’s first-ever classes in Filipino brought deeper sense of culture — and in some cases, stronger […]

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