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Norway’s wealth fund tells firms to set net zero emission goals

A general view of the Norwegian central bank, where Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is situated, in Oslo, Norway, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Firms it invests in must cut emissions to net zero by 2050 Plan is in line with the Paris Agreement Follows proposal […]

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Environmental groups ask P&G investors to vote against CEO as board chair

The logo for Procter & Gamble Co. is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 27, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Environmental groups are asking Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) […]

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Ukraine probing emergency exports of thermal coal to Poland – Kyiv

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during a joint news briefing with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Latvian President Egils Levits, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine September 9, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine will look into whether it can urgently […]

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Google, Apple facing anti-competitive complaint in Mexico

A 3D printed Google logo is placed on the Apple Macbook in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) and Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google are facing a probe over anti-competitive practices in Mexico after the country’s former telecommunications […]

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Ukraine’s Naftogaz hopes to supply Europe with gas for next heating season – CEO

The logo of Ukraine’s state energy company Naftogaz is seen outside the company’s headquarters in central Kyiv, Ukraine October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Switching gas-fired power plants to biomass CEO says significant production increase possible Horizontal drilling for gas could boost output State-owned energy firm working […]

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Microsoft cloud computing changes to allay EU antitrust concerns effective Oct. 1

A Microsoft logo is seen a day after Microsoft Corp’s $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn Corp, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Amended licensing deals and other changes making it easier for cloud service providers to compete […]

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Elon Musk says world still needs oil and gas

SpaceX Chief Engineer Elon Musk waves during a joint news conference with T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert (not pictured) at the SpaceX Starbase, in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., August 25, 2022. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STAVANGER, Norway, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The world must continue to extract oil and gas […]

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Russian-held nuclear plant disconnects from Ukraine grid for first time – Energoatom

FILE PHOTO – A view shows the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the Russian-controlled city of Enerhodar in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 22, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was completely disconnected […]

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Norway is right to preserve hydropower water supply -German chancellor

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz looks on as an insect flies, during a visit to the communal power supplier Stadtwerke, to be informed about the energy situation and possible savings in consumption, during a two-day summer tour through his constituency, in Potsdam, Germany August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com […]

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Caste in California: Tech giants confront ancient Indian hierarchy

OAKLAND, Calif, Aug 15 (Reuters) – America’s tech giants are taking a modern-day crash course in India’s ancient caste system, with Apple (AAPL.O) emerging as an early leader in policies to rid Silicon Valley of a rigid hierarchy that’s segregated Indians for generations. Apple, the world’s biggest listed company, updated its general employee conduct policy […]