ESG News Week In Review: 06 May – 12 May

Welcome back to the ESG News Week In Review! To get ESG News’s full ‘ESG News Week In Review’ and ESG News Daily email newsletter, subscribe here. ESG News Smart Read Column Tim Mohin: Flurry of US Climate Actions Unnoticed by Voters The US has issued a raft of new climate policies in recent months as the Biden administration attempts to […]

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EU High-Level Expert Group Proposes 10 Steps to Advance Sustainable Finance in Emerging Economies

Antoni Ballabriga, Global Head of Sustainability Intelligence & Advocacy at BBVA and member of the EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Scaling Up Sustainable Finance in Low and Middle-income Countries, explains the key findings and recommendations that the HLEG will submit to the European Commission. The final report from the EU High-Level Expert Group on Scaling up […]

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When your soulmate’s a classmate

Campus & Community When your soulmate’s a classmate Husband and wife — both pursuing master’s degrees at Harvard — merge love for education to help students in India Liz Mineo Harvard Staff Writer April 15, 2024 5 min read Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer This story is part of a series of graduate profiles ahead of Commencement. Alria […]

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Co-chairs of task forces share updates on community engagement

Campus & Community Co-chairs of task forces share updates on community engagement Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer Andrea Perera Harvard Correspondent April 9, 2024 long read Leaders of efforts to combat antisemitism and anti-Muslim and anti-Arab bias describe what they’ve heard so far from members of the Harvard community In January, Harvard’s interim president, Alan M. […]

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Is Beyoncé’s new album country?

Arts & Culture Is Beyoncé’s new album country? Release ignites hot talk about genre’s less-discussed Black roots, what constitutes authenticity Christina Pazzanese Harvard Staff Writer March 26, 2024 9 min read Kevin Mazur/Getty Images The scheduled release this week of Beyoncé’s new, country-inflected album, “Act II: Cowboy Carter” (containing the single “Texas Hold ’Em,” the […]

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Storytelling through body language

Arts & Culture Storytelling through body language Longtime member of the Blue Man Group Peter Simpson leads his class “Physical Approaches to Acting and Storytelling” in the Harvard Dance Center. Photos by Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Eileen O’Grady Harvard Staff Writer March 25, 2024 5 min read Veteran of Blue Man Group teaches students art […]

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Billups Partners with Cedara to Pioneer Global OOH Sustainability Solution

Billups, a global Out-of-Home (OOH) managed services agency helping advertisers and agencies strengthen media performance through a patented analytics and measurement platform, has chosen Cedara, the Carbon Intelligence Platform for marketers, to develop an OOH sustainability solution for Billups’ global network of brands and agencies. As the first OOH agency to leverage Cedara’s carbon measurement platform, […]

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Invesco Exits Climate Action 100+ Coalition, Joining Other Major US Asset Managers

Invesco, a global investment management company with $1.59 trillion under management, has announced its departure from the Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) investor coalition, effective immediately. This decision follows similar moves by other major US asset managers, raising questions about the future of the world’s largest investor-led engagement initiative on climate change. A Growing List of […]

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Wells Fargo and ChargePoint Launch Flexible Financing to Provide Access to Rapidly Deployable EV Charging Stations Across the U.S.

ChargePoint, EnTech Solutions, and Wells Fargo to fill the financial gap companies need to build EV infrastructure ChargePoint, a leading provider of solutions for charging electric vehicles (EVs), EnTech Solutions, a division of Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI) and a comprehensive distributed energy solutions provider, and Wells Fargo, a leading financial services company, announced their collaboration to offer […]

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ExxonMobil, Shell Partner with Government of Singapore on a carbon capture and storage value chain

A joint press release by the S-Hub consortium. ExxonMobil and Shell have formed an S-Hub consortium to evaluate and develop a cross-border carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Singapore CCS is expected to play a critical role in supporting large-scale emissions reduction, particularly from hard-to-decarbonize industries The S-Hub […]

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