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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome pledge $300m to combat Covid-19

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome this week each pledged $150m for a total of $300m to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a global partnership launched five years ago by the governments of Norway and India, the...

21 Jan 2022

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ICGN's Henry Jones resigns

The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), with members responsible for assets of $59tn, regretfully announces the retirement of Henry Jones as Chair of the ICGN Board of Governors, due to unforeseen health issues.

20 Jan 2022

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An energy revolution is possible - but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it
An energy revolution is possible - but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it

Limiting climate change will require an unprecedented global movement to make low-carbon technologies the norm. COP26 - the UN climate conference held last November in Glasgow - showed that, unfortunately, the world is far from ready for such a...

By Michael Grubb 20 Jan 2022

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Technology has made buildings less climate-friendly: but we can look back in time for solutions
Technology has made buildings less climate-friendly: but we can look back in time for solutions

It's been claimed that technology is the answer to the climate crisis. By eventually separating economic growth from its effects on the environment through improving energy efficiency, the argument runs, better technology promises to prevent...

By Bashar Al Shawa 12 Jan 2022

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Outlook for global economy bleak, World Economic Forum warns

The outlook for the recovery of our global economy is bleak. This is according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Katja HamiltonBy Katja Hamilton 12 Jan 2022

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