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Come le banche stanno cercando di cavalcare l’onda del passaggio alla green economy

Le banche del settore privato nel Regno Unito dovrebbero svolgere un ruolo fondamentale nel finanziamento delle iniziative legate all’emergenza climatica e nel supporto alla cosiddetta just transition, un “passaggio giusto” a un’economia low-carbon. A sostenerlo è un nuovo report del Grantham Research Institute della London School of Economics. Il documento, che inquadra il cambiamento climatico come un’opportunità strategica per gli investitori, identifica quattro ragioni specifiche per cui le banche dovrebbero supportare la just transition. Questo atteggiamento rafforzerebbe la fiducia dopo… (Continua a leggere)

Pandemic Forces Revamp of World’s Biggest Food Stamps Program

The coronavirus outbreak is accelerating a push to digitize India’s food-rationing system, allowing citizens to receive entitlements anywhere in the country — boosting labor mobility and the country’s economic recovery. The “One Nation One Ration Card” system will include about 800 million people under the world’s biggest food-security program. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration is betting that nationwide portability of rations can help bring migrants back to cities after the world’s largest lockdown — imposed in March with just a… (Continua a leggere)

False Negatives Raise Doctors' Doubts About Coronavirus Tests

A surprising number of patients have obvious symptoms but still test negative, say doctors By Kristen V Brown 11 aprile 2020, 20:45 CEST False-negative results from coronavirus tests are becoming an increasing concern, say doctors trying to diagnose patients and get a grip on the outbreak, as a surprising number of people show up with obvious symptoms only to be told by the tests that they don’t have the disease. While still more research is necessary to determine the true prevalence… (Continua a leggere)

Основные тенденции 2020: как будет развиваться бьюти-индустрия .

Увлечение косметикой давно не считается легкомысленной глупостью, поэтому многие заинтересованы в понимании будущего индустрии красоты  — в ее социальном, технологическом и научном развитии. В 2020 нас ждут: максимальное разрушение гендерных границ, рост персонализированной косметики и — опять — блёстки и glamour. Сегодня индустрия красоты придерживается лозунга – «Красота для всех!», а также принципа инклюзивности — появляется косметика для любого оттенка кожи, а в рекламных кампаниях снимаются модели всех возрастов и национальностей. В этом году станет популярной индивидуальная уходовая косметика, и не менее важные –… (Continua a leggere)

How I Became… A Sustainable Fabrics Entrepreneur

LONDON, United Kingdom — During Nina Marenzi’s masters in sustainable agriculture and rural development at Imperial College in London 15 years ago, she began researching organic cotton in an era of nascent sustainable fabric development. As part of her research, she interviewed numerous fashion designers, textile industry representatives and NGOs. During that period, Marenzi became convinced that the “woolly image” of lower impact materials was preventing the wider adoption of the materials in the fashion industry. Having been exposed to a number of… (Continua a leggere)

Giuseppe Fravega il dentista del golfo Paradiso che cura i bimbi senza famiglia

Conosciuto sulla costa tra Genova e Camogli il dott. Fravega e’ un odontoiatra noto da anni , passione per i suoi figli lo sci ed il mare . Quello ligure . Un fatto giornalistico pero’ lo contraddistingue , il volontariato per i più piccoli che non hanno la possibilità di ricevere cure odontoiatriche a volte costose e di difficile realizzazione . Sovente si reca presso istituti e comunità dove il volontariato e’ l’anima del sussidio anche delle famiglie disagiate e… (Continua a leggere)

Stefania Mariani la regina dei duty free internazionale

Possiamo parlare di Stefania Mariani come della regina del duty free internazionale. Ricordiamo che il duty free negli ultimi anni e’ un nuovo palcoscenico commerciale implementato da chi viaggia per lavoro o turismo. I prodotti ? Sempre più legati a simboli di tutela dell’ambiente e pronti ad essere percepiti sempre alla moda. Circondata da giovani menti con le quali gestisce la sua azienda è però sempre in viaggio tra l’Europa e le Americhe dove si relaziona con responsabili della gestione… (Continua a leggere)

Will Shanghai’s Waste Sorting Law Lead to More Sustainable Luxury?

Despite global millennial calls for greener products, sustainable luxury has been a difficult topic in China. Most Chinese consumers hold a pragmatic attitude towards luxury and see luxury products as the badge rewards of a Capitalist ideology. And even when green marketing does infiltrate the Chinese luxury landscape, the word “sustainability” usually carries more bark than bite. Despite these attitudes, China’s first waste sorting law was implemented in Shanghai on July 1st, and it might have the power to change the country’s “green” inertia…. (Continua a leggere)

France insists any Renault/Fiat deal must protect French jobs: Le Maire

PARIS  – France must protect its own interests and jobs in any merger between Renault and Fiat, even though France’s stake in Renault would automatically be diluted, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told RTL radio on Tuesday. Le Maire said the French government would seek “four guarantees” on the Renault/Fiat deal, including the protection of French jobs, ensuring France was well-represented on the board of the new entity, and ensuring Renault/Fiat was a leader in the development of electric… (Continua a leggere)

Tesla to raise $2 billion from share, debt issues

Tesla Inc said on Thursday it had filed with regulators to launch around $2 billion in fundraising through issues of new shares and debt, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk pitching in $10 million of his own money to buy shares. The company’s shares were up 5 percent at $245 in early trading after it unveiled the plans, which follow Musk’s hint last week that a capital raise was imminent after the electric carmaker lost $700 million in the first… (Continua a leggere)