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Statement from the Clean Cooking Alliance on Carbon Finance and C-Quest Capital

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The world will not reach net-zero without addressing clean cooking access. And the cooking crisis — like climate change — will not be solved without carbon finance.

Key Points: 
  • And the cooking crisis — like climate change — will not be solved without carbon finance.
  • CCA and numerous partners are working to put in place the policies and tools necessary to ensure the long-term success of the voluntary carbon market for clean cooking.
  • Adopting guiding principles: CCA worked with hundreds of partners to develop the Principles for Responsible Carbon Finance in Clean Cooking , with the goal of improving market norms, instilling confidence in clean cooking carbon markets, and incentivizing investment.
  • Together, these and other advancements contribute to improved trust, integrity, fairness, and transparency — essential elements to drive the carbon market forward and to ensure carbon finance for clean cooking is done right.

CCA-led Group Launches Review of First-ever, Comprehensive Clean Cooking Carbon Methodology

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Monday, July 1, 2024

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, the Clean Cooking & Climate Consortium (4C), led by the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA), released a new methodology for crediting emissions reductions from cooking projects — the first such methodology to apply to all cooking transition scenarios. This makes it possible for project developers to use the same rigorous and trusted methodology when quantifying carbon emission reductions from clean cooking projects. The public is invited to review and submit comments before the deadline of August 2, 2024. 

Key Points: 
  • This makes it possible for project developers to use the same rigorous and trusted methodology when quantifying carbon emission reductions from clean cooking projects.
  • "This methodology is a crucial element to strengthening the carbon markets that make clean cooking solutions accessible and affordable to low-income families around the world."
  • Over the last year and a half, 4C has led a sector-wide effort to develop this comprehensive clean cooking carbon methodology.
  • The methodology applies to both "metered" clean cooking projects, which continuously monitor how much fuel is being used, and "non-metered" projects.

Second report on the State of the Digital Decade calls for strengthened collective action to propel the EU's digital transformation

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Today, the Commission has published the second report on the State of the Digital Decade, providing a comprehensive overview of the progress made in the quest to achieve the digital objectives and targets set for 2030 by the Digital Decade Policy Programme (DDPP).

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Commission has published the second report on the State of the Digital Decade, providing a comprehensive overview of the progress made in the quest to achieve the digital objectives and targets set for 2030 by the Digital Decade Policy Programme (DDPP).
  • Proposed in September 2021, the Path to the Digital Decade sets a clear way forward to achieve the digital transformation in the European Union.
  • During the current mandate, the EU has taken significant action to advance on the targets and objectives of the Digital Decade.
  • 2024 State of the Digital Decade report Factpage on the State of the Digital Decade Factpages on the Digital Decade country reports Eurobarometer on the State of the Digital Decade 2024 Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles

TAILORED BRANDS ANNOUNCES NEW RENTAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN AURORA, IL, DESIGNED TO REDUCE SHIPPING TIME AND COST TO AND FROM MEN'S WEARHOUSE AND JOS. A. BANK STORES

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Wednesday, June 26, 2024

The new 285,000 square-foot distribution center will service Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Minneapolis, each of which is currently serviced by other DCs in Houston, Pittston and Atlanta.

Key Points: 
  • The new 285,000 square-foot distribution center will service Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Minneapolis, each of which is currently serviced by other DCs in Houston, Pittston and Atlanta.
  • Strategically located, the Aurora DC will significantly reduce shipping times and costs for nearly 140 stores.
  • Bank stores will increase product availability and enable the Company's truck fleet to accommodate next-day deliveries, further reducing shipping fees.
  • To celebrate the opening, Tailored Brands will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new location today, June 26.

Renewi plc: Notice of AGM

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Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Renewi plc ("Renewi" or the "Company") announces that its 2024 Annual General Meeting will be held at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday 11 July 2024 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, London Fruit & Wool Exchange, 1 Duval Square, London E1 6PW.

Key Points: 
  • Renewi plc ("Renewi" or the "Company") announces that its 2024 Annual General Meeting will be held at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday 11 July 2024 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, London Fruit & Wool Exchange, 1 Duval Square, London E1 6PW.
  • When submitting your question(s), please include your Shareholder Reference Number which can be found on your Form of Proxy or Share Certificate.
  • The Board will seek to respond to all questions and anticipates publishing questions and responses on the Company’s website at: www.renewi.com/agm2024.
  • These documents have also been mailed to those shareholders who have elected to continue to receive paper communications.

Business Professors Recognized by PRME for Innovative Pedagogy that Champions Sustainable Development

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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

The Award honors impactful pedagogical innovations that accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across a variety of business school disciplines: management; accounting and finance; marketing; and operations and analytics.

Key Points: 
  • The Award honors impactful pedagogical innovations that accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across a variety of business school disciplines: management; accounting and finance; marketing; and operations and analytics.
  • Submissions were received from over 800 institutions in more than 90 countries from PRME’s extensive community of business and management schools.
  • "The quality of this year's submissions was truly exceptional, reflecting a profound commitment to integrating sustainable development into business education," said Dr. Omid Aschari, Senior Advisor at PRME.
  • The awardees and their interventions recognized at the virtual 2024 PRME Global for their contributions to advancing sustainability education in business and management schools worldwide included:

CED Provides Plan to Capitalize on AI While Safeguarding Against Its Risks

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

It explores the need for guardrails on AI to ensure its safety and security while promoting innovation and encouraging US competitiveness.

Key Points: 
  • It explores the need for guardrails on AI to ensure its safety and security while promoting innovation and encouraging US competitiveness.
  • AI has the potential to reshape society, the economy, and national security profoundly.
  • Yet its integration into a growing number of applica­tions also comes with novel risks ranging from bias and inaccuracy to misuse, disinformation, and weaponization.
  • Establishing a national AI framework is essential for continued US leadership in the global AI race, ensuring the AI revolution can proceed safely and securely to benefit all Americans.

SEC Announces Departure of Policy Director Heather Slavkin Corzo and Appointment of Corey Klemmer to the Role

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Friday, May 17, 2024

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - May 17, 2024) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Policy Director Heather Slavkin Corzo will leave the agency.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - May 17, 2024) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Policy Director Heather Slavkin Corzo will leave the agency.
  • Corey Klemmer, most recently the Corporation Finance Counsel to Chair Gary Gensler, has been appointed Policy Director.
  • I wish her the best of luck.”
    “I thank Corey for taking on a new role leading policy work across our regulatory agenda,” Chair Gensler added.
  • She joined the SEC in April 2021 and led a team of policy experts who advise Chair Gensler on SEC rulemakings and other regulatory issues.