Private Equity Firm Energy Capital Partners to buy Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure for $2.56 Billion

Energy Capital Partners (ECP) and co-investors to acquire Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure. Deal valued at approximately $2.5 billion. Atlantica shareholders to receive $26.00 per share in cash. Energy Capital Partners (ECP), a leading private equity firm, along with a group of co-investors, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc in a […]

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Families may remove brain-injured patients from life support too soon

Health Families may remove brain-injured patients from life support too soon Of the survivors within one study group, more than 40% recovered at least some independence. MGB Communications May 24, 2024 3 min read A new study of nearly 1,400 U.S. patients with severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI) found that some patients for whom life […]

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DP World, Einride Announce Middle East’s Largest Electric Freight Fleet which will save 14,600 Tonnes of CO2e Annually

Freight mobility company Einride and global supply chain solutions provider DP World announce joint ambition to scale operations to save 14,600 tonnes of CO2e annually, supporting the region’s overall climate goals.    Commencing at Jebel Ali Port, the 10th busiest port in the world, the collaboration will deploy the full Einride technology offering, with Einride Saga […]

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Amprion Issues €1 Billion Green Bond to Fund Climate-Neutral Energy Projects

Amprion issues a €1 billion green dual-tranche bond. The bond issuance supports the expansion of a climate-neutral German electricity grid. The first tranche is €500 million for 7 years at 3.625% p.a., and the second is €500 million for 20 years at 4.000% p.a. Proceeds align with Amprion’s Green Finance Framework for sustainable projects. Amprion […]

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What do anti-Jewish hate, anti-Muslim hate have in common?

Nazita Lajevardi (from left), Jeffrey Kopstein, and Sabine von Mering. Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Nation & World What do anti-Jewish hate, anti-Muslim hate have in common? Researchers scrutinize various facets of these types of bias, and note sometimes they both reside within the same person. Christy DeSmith Harvard Staff Writer May 7, 2024 5 min […]

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Krones Sets Ambitious Goal for Net-Zero Emissions Across Value Chain by 2040

It has been officially confirmed: Following a resolution taken by the Executive Board, Krones aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2040 – along the entire value chain. Net-zero target submitted to the SBTi “In view of the latest forecasts issued by climate researchers, each and every one of us needs […]

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New Climate Alliance for Insurance Transition to Net Zero Emerges Amid ESG Pressures

The insurance industry has a crucial role to play in combating climate change. Recognizing this, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently launched a new initiative, the Forum for Insurance Transition to Net Zero (FIT), to accelerate voluntary climate action within the sector. This forum takes the place of the disbanded Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA). […]

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Are you a human? Select all that apply.

Keynote speaker Antón Barba-Kay with Professor Michael Sandel looking on. Photo by Dylan Goodman Science & Tech Are you a human? Select all that apply. Philosopher Barba-Kay on CAPTCHA dilemma, Aristotle’s good life, and how the internet is changing us — not for the better Liz Mineo Harvard Staff Writer April 22, 2024 6 min […]

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Barclays Names Rafael Abati Co-Head of Energy Transition Group EMEA

A critical element of Barclays’ Investment Banking strategy and net zero ambition is support for clients as they navigate the transition to a low-carbon economy. As part of Barclays’ continued investment in the Energy Transition sector, Rafael Abati has been appointed Co-Head of the Energy Transition Group (ETG) in EMEA, alongside Marie Freier. Rafael will […]

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Texas Schools Cut Ties with BlackRock in ESG Dispute, withdrawing $8.5 Billion

The Texas Permanent School Fund (PSF), a financial cornerstone for the state’s public schools, is severing its relationship with investment giant BlackRock in a contentious dispute centered on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing. This move has ignited a national conversation about the role of ESG investing in public finances and the potential consequences for […]

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