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Business Leaders

Jones Day Adds Two New Partners in London to Firm’s Banking, Finance & Securities Practice

The global law firm continues to expand in Europe's key financial centers with the arrival of Lee Federman and Ewen Scott, both of whom will join the Firm's Banking, Finance & Securities Practice in its London Office...
Energy July - August 2018 Magazine

How will politics impact your energy bills in 2018?

International Finance
In times of political turbulence, there is a high risk of power supply being disrupted as felt by residents of the UK now. Phil Foster, managing director of Love Energy Savings weighs in on how international politics will directly impact energy prices this year...
Finance July - August 2018 Magazine

Lebanon makes a splash by issuing region’s first green bond

International Finance
Green bond financing has been gaining popularity among many countries, keeping sustainable energy development at the core of business. Lebanon’s Fransabank is the first in the country and the Levant region to issue a green bond for US$60mn, showing the bank’s keenness to develop the green market...
Social Initiatives

ADB reaffirms commitment to environmental sustainability on World Environment Day

ADB celebrated World Environment Day by highlighting the plastic pollution crisis in the region, in line with this year’s theme chosen by the United Nations Environment Programme, “Beat Plastic Pollution”...
In the News

IMO plans meeting in London to discuss reduction of carbon emission

International Finance Desk
The International Maritime Organisation's environment committee is scheduled to have a meeting in London this week to conceptualise a global plan to reduce carbon emission levels from ships...
Economy

Brexit: So far so good for the UK

International Finance Desk
Among other things, it is more price competitive in global markets, thanks to the depreciation of the pound Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya September 26, 2016: Though talks of the adverse after-effects of Brexit have been going on for a while, things have not been as bad for the country as was predicted, at least for now....
Economy

Global business community comes to Paris for climate talks

Come up with solutions for taking on the climate challenge across the board December 8, 2015: Nearly 400 business leaders gather at the Lima-Paris Action Agenda Focus on Business in Paris on Tuesday, calling for a strong Paris climate change agreement to help them implement the unprecedented set of cross-cutting corporate actions on climate which...
Business Leaders

Corporate sustainability: No more a charity initiative

Companies are realising that businesses grow only if all the stake holders around it grow; be it employees, customers, stockholders or the environment Jaya Smitha Menon December 24,2014: For Barclays, the business of banking goes beyond the profit and loss statements they generate every quarter. They want to play a broader role in the community...