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Too Many Companies Are Banking on Carbon Capture to Reach Net Zero   
January 15, 2021
Source: Bloomberg on MSN.com - As governments and companies jostle to show how committed they are to fighting global warming, plans to take carbon dioxide out of the air are becoming a giant loophole — just as experts have warned for years.
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Kotak Mahindra AMC signs up with Climate Action 100+   
January 15, 2021
Source: Business Line - Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company has become a signatory to Climate Action 100+, which drives focus on clean energy transition and helps achieve the Paris Agreement’s goals.In April 2018, KMAMC
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Western Australia LNG plant faces calls to shut down until faulty carbon capture system is fixed   
January 15, 2021
Source: The Guardian on MSN.com - Greenhouse gas emissions from Chevron’s Gorgon LNG facility have increased because the company’s carbon capture system is not working properly, meaning more carbon dioxide is being vented into the atmosphere.
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ITBP training police officers for United Nations deployments at Delhi camp   
January 15, 2021
Source: Webindia 123 - The Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) is currently in the process of training police officers for United Nations (UN) deployment in UNCIVPOL centre in Delhi, ITBP Spokesperson Vivek Pandey informed on Friday.
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Secretary-General Appoints Elena Panova of Bulgaria United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt   
January 15, 2021
Source: UN News Centre - General António Guterres appointed Elena Panova of Bulgaria as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt, with the host Governments
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Dominica on Track to Reach United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals with Help from Citizenship by Investment Programme   
January 15, 2021
Source: Business Insider - The Commonwealth of Dominica, an island of 72,000 in the East Caribbean region, is well on track to meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda set by the United Nations in 2015. At the core of the agenda are 17 Sustainable...
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Quadient Awarded Gold Medal by EcoVadis for its Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility   
January 15, 2021
Source: WhatTheyThink - Quadient receives EcoVadis Gold medal for third year in a row; Company also obtains “B” Score from CDP for its environmental stewardship; Milford, Conn. – Quadient, a leader
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UN urges nations to scale up climate change adaptation to avoid major economic loss   
January 15, 2021
Source: CNBC - The UN estimated that annual climate change adaption costs could reach between $140 billion and $300 billion by the end of the decade.
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CCSC receives donation from United Nations Association of Coachella Valley   
January 15, 2021
Source: The Desert Sun (Palm Springs) on MSN.com - Jim Scheibel, who serves on the United Nations Association of Coachella Valley board, recently arranged a meeting between Geoff Corbin, executive director of the Cathedral City Senior Center (CCSC), and Bertil Lindblad,
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Herbalife Nutrition Joins United Nations Global Compact   
January 15, 2021
Source: Business Wire - Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF), a premier global nutrition company today announced it has joined the United Nations (“U.N.”) Global Compact, the larg
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