Amazon Founded APTIM Signs The Climate Pledge Confirming Commitment for Emissions Reduction

The professional solutions firm commits to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. APTIM announced its commitment to The Climate Pledge, demonstrating its ambitious pursuit to mitigate and adapt to climate change’s risks and leverage its opportunities. As a leading provider of environmental, sustainability, resilience, and infrastructure services, this proactive approach to decarbonization meets increasing requests by […]

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Climeworks Achieves First-Ever Puro Standard Certification for Direct Air Capture at Orca Plant

Climeworks is the first direct air capture company worldwide to achieve certification of its carbon dioxide removal activities under the Puro Standard for its Orca plant in Iceland, operational since 2021. The Puro Standard is the first comprehensive standard for engineered carbon removal methods in the voluntary carbon market. It sets quality requirements for solutions […]

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Morgan Stanley Report: Value Creation Drives Corporate Sustainability, Despite High Investment Costs

Companies’ top reason for pursuing a sustainability strategy is the opportunity for value creation. The biggest hurdle? The high level of investment that’s needed. The potential for creating value is the top reason corporations pursue sustainability, according to “Sustainable Signals: Understanding Corporates’ Sustainability Priorities and Challenges,” a new Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing report. Regulatory compliance and a […]

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BNP Paribas Asset Management Launches Global Equity SRI PAB ETF, Expanding Climate Fund Range

BNP Paribas Asset Management announces the listing of a new global equity exchange-traded funds (‘ETFs’), expanding its current SRI PAB range which totals more than EUR 6.5bn of assets under management (AUM).   BNP Paribas Easy MSCI ACWI SRI S-Series PAB 5% Capped UCITS ETF is a sub-fund of the BNP Paribas Easy Irish ICAV and […]

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Tracing largely forgotten history of major community

Julia Tellides. Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community Tracing largely forgotten history of major community  Julia Tellides explored shifts, upheavals of Thessaloniki between two wars  Christy DeSmith  Harvard Staff Writer May 13, 2024 5 min read Part of the Commencement 2024 series A collection of stories covering Harvard University’s 373rd Commencement. Julia Tellides discovered […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Rule to Reduce Methane Emissions in Oil and Gas Sector

Revisions to EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program authorized by Congress will bring greater transparency and accountability for methane emissions from oil and natural gas facilities, one of the major drivers of climate change The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule to strengthen, expand, and update methane emissions reporting requirements for petroleum and natural […]

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ISSB Releases Digital Sustainability Taxonomy to Enhance Analysis of Financial Disclosures

The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has published the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy (ISSB Taxonomy), fulfilling its promise to enable investors and other capital providers to analyse sustainability-related financial disclosures efficiently. Use of the ISSB Taxonomy by companies will enable investors to search, extract and compare sustainability-related financial disclosures as ISSB establishes its global baseline […]

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Turning ideas into impact

Campus & Community Turning ideas into impact Matt Segneri, the Bruce and Bridgitt Executive Director of the Harvard Innovation Labs, stands in front of a screen filled with members of the i-lab community. Photos by Eve Photography LLC Alex Parks Harvard Correspondent May 2, 2024 5 min read Startup founders inspire global audience at 2024 […]

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EU Commission Takes Action Against 20 Airlines for Misleading Greenwashing Practices

Following an alert from the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), the European Commission and EU consumer authorities (Network of Consumer Protection Cooperation – CPC – Authorities) sent letters to 20 airlines identifying several types of potentially misleading green claims and inviting them to bring their practices in line with EU consumer law within 30 days. The CPC […]

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For the young at heart, and fleet of foot

Ignoring the inclement spring weather that brought sleet and snow to parts of Cambridge, Morgan Sokol ’24 runs across the Radcliffe Quad as she trains for the Boston Marathon. Photos by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community For the young at heart, and fleet of foot Jon Chase Harvard Staff Photographer April 12, 2024 […]

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