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AGL losing on SA battery scheme but gains ground as it plots role in $200bn renewables transition   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Source: The Courier-Mail - Mr Redman quoted Bloomberg New Energy Finance forecasts that Australia needs to spend $200 billion on generation and storage by 2050. “These significant capital expenditure requirements create opportunities for AGL as we...
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3 Myths About Sustainable Funds   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: YAHOO! - which lags the MSCI World Index's 9.2% annualized return. Second, exclusions are not the primary focus of most sustainable funds today. Many still use some exclusions, but for most, the real focus ...
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Supporting elections in Afghanistan weakens governance   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: The Hill - The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Few rights seem as inalienable to Americans as the right to vote. Images of the 1913 women’s suffrage parade on the ...
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As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Ceres
Source: Reuters - according to a list provided by Ceres, a Boston-based NGO encouraging sustainability among investors. “Deforestation and loss of biodiversity are not only environmental problems. There are ...
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Aussie battery manufacturer signed by South African telco   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Source: The Australian Financial Review - The global energy storage market is expected to attract investment of $US620 billion ($894 billion) in the years to 2040, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Australia's chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel earlier this year...
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As the Amazon burns, hundreds of investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Ceres
Source: The National Blogs - Signatories range from major private managers like HSBC Global Asset Management and BNP Paribas Asset Management to public pension funds like California's CalPERS, according to a list provided by Ceres, a Boston-based NGO...
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The Biggest Strike in America Is About How Much Bosses Can Gut Your Healthcare   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Clear Profit
Source: VICE - Still, as Rosenfeld pointed out, one thing working in the UAW's favor is the clear profit margins enjoyed recently by U.S. auto companies. "GM is highly profitable now, and was bleeding money during the last 2007 walkout," he...
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Chamath Palihapitiya calls WeWork's corporate governance 'short of something fraudulent'   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: CNBC on MSN.com - Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya slammed WeWork's corporate governance on CNBC on Tuesday. "It is really a tale of pretty failed governance, almost of the highest order, short of something fraudulent, and that's really quite a...
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Saudi finance minister sees weaker 2019 GDP growth due to OPEC-led cuts   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s economic growth in 2019 will be significantly less than the kingdom had expected because of OPEC-led oil output cuts, but the attack on Aramco had “zero” impact on revenue, the...
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Will Sohu.com’s In-Line Q3 Earnings Make These Top Institutional Shareholders Content'   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Quotient Investors
Source: The Cheat Sheet - This brought the portfolio total to 2.83%. Quotient Investors LLC. held 42,200 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $1,776,198. This brought the portfolio total to 0.58%. Nomura Holdings Inc. held 31,209 shares on 09/30/2012 worth...
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