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Millionaires group calls for wealth tax at virtual Davos

Jan 18 2022

ZURICH A group of more than 100 billionaires and millionaires has issued a plea to political and business leaders convening virtually for the World Economic Forum: make us pay more tax.

BlackRock's Fink defends as 'not woke' push for values as well as profits

Jan 18 2022

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) -Larry Fink, chief executive of the world's biggest asset manager BlackRock Inc, has defended its focus on the interests of society as well as on profits in the face of criticism from many sides.

Credit Suisse names wealth executive as new sustainability chief - memo

Jan 18 2022

LONDON Credit Suisse has appointed wealth management executive Emma Crystal as its new chief sustainability officer, replacing Marisa Drew, who leaves after more than 18 years at the bank, a memo to staff seen by Reuters showed.

'Sustainable' firms raise record amount of equity in 2021

Jan 18 2022

LONDON Companies in "sustainable" sectors including renewable energy raised a record amount of equity in 2021, Refinitiv Eikon data showed, boosted by surging demand for investments addressing social and environmental problems.

EU advisers concerned about plan for green labels on gas, nuclear investments

Jan 17 2022

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) -Experts advising on the European Union's sustainable finance taxonomy are concerned a draft plan to include gas and nuclear relies too heavily on promises to make those fuels green in future, rather than assessing their real impact today.

EU advisers concerned about plan for green labels on gas, nuclear investments

Jan 17 2022

LONDON/BRUSSELS, Jan 17 Experts advising on the European Union's sustainable finance taxonomy are concerned a draft plan to include gas and nuclear relies too heavily on promises to make those fuels green in future, rather than assessing their real impact today.

Activists behind Shell climate verdict target 30 multinationals

Jan 13 2022

AMSTERDAM/LONDON The Dutch wing of environmental group Friends of the Earth, which won a landmark court case against Royal Dutch Shell last year, demanded 30 corporations publish plans for big cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in a campaign launched on Thursday. | Video

Activists behind Shell climate verdict target 30 multinationals

Jan 12 2022

AMSTERDAM/LONDON The Dutch wing of environmental group Friends of the Earth, which won a landmark court victory against Royal Dutch Shell last year, is targeting 30 major corporate emitters in a campaign launched on Thursday.

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