SBTi to Expand Use of Environmental Certificates for Scope 3 Emissions Abatement in Net-Zero Standard Revision

In January 2024 the SBTi announced that work to revise its flagship Corporate Net-Zero Standard was a priority for 2024, and that this revision would include additional guidance on tackling scope 3 emissions. SBTi has carried out a wide consultative effort on this subject in the past six months and reported to the Board a […]

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Exploring generative AI at Harvard

Campus & Community Exploring generative AI at Harvard Jessica McCann Harvard Correspondent April 3, 2024 long read NASA Leaders weigh in on where we are and what’s next The explosion of generative AI technology over the past year and a half is raising big questions about how these tools will impact higher education. Across Harvard, […]

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EU Nature Restoration Law Stalled as Member States Withdraw Support

The fate of the European Union’s ambitious Nature Restoration Law (NRL) is in jeopardy after several member states reversed their initial support for the legislation. The NRL, a cornerstone of the European Green Deal, aspires to reverse the tide of environmental degradation by restoring at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by […]

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BlackRock Fuels ENVIRIA’s Solar Expansion with $200 Million Investment

Germany’s leading commercial and industrial (C&I) decentralized energy solutions provider, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement on an equity investment of over USD 200 million from BlackRock, through its Global Renewable Power IV (GRP IV) fund. The additional capital will support the expansion of the already existing 500 C&I solar projects across Germany […]

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Morocco Government Chief dedicates 1 Million Hectares To Green Hydrogen Projects

In line with High Royal Directives, Morocco’s Head of Government Aziz Akhannouch issued a decision on Monday outlining the implementation of the “Morocco Offer” for the development of the green hydrogen sector. This operational and incentive-driven offer covers the entire value chain of the green hydrogen industry. It is designed to meet the needs of […]

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What makes a House a home

Campus & Community What makes a House a home HoCo chairs share residential life’s quirks, points of pride Danny Laughary ’25 Harvard Correspondent March 5, 2024 long read Leverett House and Dunster House are pictured at Harvard University. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer Mascots. Music videos. Memories that last a lifetime. Housing Day season is once […]

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‘Harvard Thinking’: Our democracy problem

Nation & World ‘Harvard Thinking’: Our democracy problem Three scholars on how a ‘big, heterogeneous, diverse country’ can avoid coming apart Samantha Laine Perfas Harvard Staff Writer February 28, 2024 long read As the 2024 presidential election kicks into gear, U.S. democracy is again facing scrutiny. Probably for good reason. “There are a lot of […]

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‘What we really need is just to sit together and face each other’

Michael Sandel (clockwise from top left) moderated a discussion between Israeli and Palestinian philosophers Moshe Halbertal and Sari Nusseibeh. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Nation & World ‘What we really need is just to sit together and face each other’ Israeli, Palestinian philosophers exchange tales of personal loss, find points of contention, agreement over war Christy […]

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Schroders Launches Groundbreaking Global Equity Impact Fund, Targets UN SDGs

Schroders announced the launch of a listed global equity impact fund amid growing demand from clients for public equity-focused impact strategies. Schroder International Selection Fund (Schroder ISF) Global Equity Impact is the latest addition to Schroders’ impact-driven fund range and further leverages the expertise of impact pioneer BlueOrchard, part of the Schroders Group. Schroders’ impact investment […]

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Deloitte Leads the Way in ESG & Sustainability Services, Verdantix Report Finds

Deloitte has been recognized as a leader for environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability services, according to the Verdantix report Green Quadrant: ESG & Sustainability Consulting Services 2024. Verdantix, an independent analyst firm, evaluated 17 ESG & Sustainability services providers and named Deloitte as one of the leading providers with comprehensive capabilities. The Verdantix analysis […]

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