Energy

Over the past year, I have joined conversations with business leaders across the globe about what it will take to close the economic gender gap.  From our Trailblazing Women’s Reception during the United Nations General Assembly meetings in New York, to a panel discussion at the Female Quotient House in Davos, Switzerland, to Making Global
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Sam Zell, who made his fortune scooping up distressed assets, told CNBC on Thursday that he’s been taking advantage of the stock market’s volatility. The billionaire founder of Equity Group Investments said in a “Squawk Box” interview, “We’ve been buying some stuff that we thought was ridiculously low” in the recent coronavirus-driven sell-offs on Wall
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Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac are best known for their work together at the United Nations Convention on Climate Change. Together, they negotiated the historic Paris Climate Agreement of 2015, which was signed by 195 countries.  They both played important roles in the negotiations, with Figueres starting to build toward that goal after she assumed
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Even the most courageous leaders have moments of doubt.  “I never think I am doing enough,” admitted Christiana Figueres, the Costa Rican diplomat who led the United Nations negotiations that yielded the historic Paris Agreement, during a New York interview in late February to mark the publication of her new book, “The Future We Choose:
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Oil prices sank to multi-year lows on Friday as the outcome from the OPEC+ meeting in Vienna remained uncertain. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude slid $1.71, or 3.8%, to $44.19 per barrel. Earlier in the session WTI fell to $43.28, its lowest level since December 2018. International benchmark Brent crude slid $1.67, or 3.3%, to
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Editor’s note: The following is adapted from remarks made by Mauricio Gutierrez, president and CEO of NRG, during an earnings call in late February, a rare instance of sustainability issues being front and center during a CEO investor presentation. I want to talk to you about our comprehensive sustainability framework. It is one that expands
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Kenzo Tribouillard | AFP | Getty Images A proposed climate law to enforce the European Union’s commitment to be climate-neutral by the year 2050 has drawn criticism from environmental organizations and activists including Greta Thunberg. Plans for the European Climate Law, as it’s known, were unveiled by the European Commission on Wednesday. In a statement
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More than 200 U.S. cities, townships, and counties have adopted 100 percent clean energy targets (PDF). While some already have achieved them, many more are still trying to figure out how they will work with many stakeholders, most notably their electric utilities, to get there. The city council in Charlotte, North Carolina approved a unique
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