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Announces a Record $79 Billion of Climate Bonds Screened Green Bond Trading Volume

LONDON & NEW YORK-Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, today announced it has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative’s Partners Program, a global movement seeking to mobilise bond markets for climate change solutions. Climate Bonds Initiative is an international, investor-focused not-for-profit organisation, promoting investment in projects and assets necessary for a rapid transition to a low carbon and climate resilient economy.

The Climate Bonds Standard and Certification Scheme is a labelling scheme for bonds, loans and other debt instruments. The rigorous scientific criteria ensure consistency with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. The Scheme is used globally by bond issuers, governments, investors and th ... Read more »

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 New commitment will see SES align ESG activities to the company’s sustainability and social ambitions, and develop a formal strategy and impact report

 

 

LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced it has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring the company's purpose-led Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programme.

 

By committing to the UN Global Compact framework, SES is now firmly aligning its long-standing societal and environmental impact efforts to the company’s purpose – doing the extraordinary in space to deliver amazing experiences everywhere on earth – and delivering on its ambitions to provide cloud-enabled, satellite-based intelligent connectivity and to make a difference worldwide.

 

The UN Global Compact is a ... Read more »

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Join AHF and other advocates for the launch of a new global call to action to urge world leaders, vaccine manufacturers and public health organizations in a VOW to provide equal access to COVID-19 vaccines worldwide. Call to action will kick off starting this week with global multimedia advocacy and newspaper ad campaigns, followed in the coming weeks by press events in Bangkok, Johannesburg, London, São Paulo and Washington, D.C.

If the immorality of vaccine rationing doesn't bother you, the danger it poses to the world should

WASHINGTON-Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the vast majority of countries tragically behind in securing enough—or for some, even any—COVID-19 vaccines for their citizens, it is painfully clear that the world needs an urgent and innovative call to action to have a real chance at defeating the global pandemic. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest provider of HIV/AIDS care and treatm ... Read more »

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The partnerships with prestigious universities from the UAE, USA and Europe will advance breakthroughs in secure systems

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,-Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC) has partnered with Khalifa University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Tampere University and University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern S ... Read more »

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New HOrizons Ahead with the new Asian partner to consolidate global growth

 

PARIS-Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

ENGIE has announced the signing of a Sale Purchase Agreement with Taiwanese company TCC for its 60.5% stake in the share capital of ENGIE EPS (Paris:EPS). TCC, with an over $10 billion market capitalization, is one of the pre-eminent industrial groups in Asia, with activities in battery manufacturing, cement production, power generation, environmental services, chemicals, logistics and infrastructures. TCC has been very active in recent years in developing renewable energy and energy storage systems.

The completion of the transaction, executed at Euro 17.10 per share, corresponding to an aggregate consideration of Euro 132 million and an implied Enterprise Value of over Euro 240 million, will be followed, in accordance with applicable regulations, by the filing of an all-cash simplifi ... Read more »

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PARIS-Tuesday 20 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Akur8 is delighted to announce their global cooperation agreement with Munich Re to boost Munich Re’s pricing capabilities for their Global Consulting Unit1. With this agreement, Munich Re will have access to a new state-of-the-art rate modelling solution and Akur8 will reinforce its footprint by partnering with one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and insurance-related risk solutions. This non-exclusive cooperation is global, with users in multiple Munich Re operating geographies. All Munich Re entities and clients can benefit from the joint approach and tap into this solution.

Specifically developed for insurance, Akur8’s solution enhances insurers’ pricing processes by automating risk and demand modelling, using transparent Artificial Intelligence proprietary technology. The core benefits for insurers include a reduction in modelling time which will acce ... Read more »

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 Senior Executives and Top Researchers, Sharing Global Expertise from the World Bank, European Emergency Number Association (EENA), a Canadian Public Warning Specialist, and India-based Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), to Address the Importance of Public Warning Systems to Mitigate Emergencies

Registration Open for Everbridge Spring Leadership Symposium, which Will Include Keynotes from 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton, and Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Forbes Media, Steve Forbes

 

BURLINGTON, Mass.-Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced the addition of senior global public warning experts to speak at its Spring 2021 COVID-19: Road to Recovery (R2R). The virtual leadership summit, taking place May 26-27, will include a former World Bank Director, as well as senior leaders ... Read more »

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LONDON-Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The global battle for talent supercharged by the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating, with Australia sending out strong signals that it intends to succeed with its latest immigration offering under the Australia Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce. Under the purview of the taskforce, there is a fast-tracked visa program with a streamlined path to permanent residence for talented individuals. The Global Talent visa has been designed to grow Australia’s innovation and tech economies in a bid to boost economic recovery, enhance resilience, and drive competitiveness by attracting dynamic, highly skilled individuals to relocate to its safe shores.

With no age limit or investment prerequisite, the only requirements for applicants are to be internationally recognized, prominent in their field, and able to provide evidence of outstanding achievements. The 10 future-focused target secto ... Read more »

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Amazon Invests in Nine New Renewable Energy Projects in Canada, the U.S., Spain, Sweden, and the UK and Becomes Europe’s Largest Corporate Buyer of Renewable Energy
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SEATTLE -Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Amazon is now the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy globally and in Europe with 206 projects around the world, enough to power millions of homes a year

With more than 2.5 GW of capacity in Europe, and 8.5 GW of renewable energy capacity globally, Amazon is on a path to 100% renewable energy by 2025

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced nine new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects in the U.S., Canada, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. The company now has 206 renewable energy projects globally, including 71 utility-scale wind and solar projects and 135 solar rooftops on facilities and stores worldwide, which will generate 8.5 GW of electricity production capacity globally. With this latest an ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 21 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Addressing climate change will require the largest reconstruction of the global economy since the Industrial Revolution, according to a report published today by MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community.

‘The Role of Capital in the Net-Zero Revolution’ highlights how capital markets participants must be a powerful and positive force to urgently drive the systemic transformation needed to avert climate catastrophe. This call to action identifies specific steps that companies as well as owners and managers of capital must take to drive the achievement of a net-zero economy by 2050.

Analysis by MSCI of its All Country World Investable Markets Index (MSCI ACWI IMI) - a measure of approximately 9,000 publicly listed companies across 50 developed and emerging markets with a market value of over USD ... Read more »

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