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Bill and Melinda Gates separation to send shock waves through worlds of philanthropy, public health

Bill and Melinda Gates

The separation of Bill and Melinda Gates, which was announced on Monday, May 3, 2021 is likely to send shock waves through the worlds of philanthropy, public health and business, according to the New York Times. Bill and Melinda Gates in 2019. Photo credit: Elaine Thompson/Associated Press Bill and Melinda Gates, two of the richest people in the world, who reshaped ...

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600 firms factor Paris into business plans

Climate Change

Data released by the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) on Monday shows that over 600 major international corporations with a combined market cap of $12 trillion are already starting to factor the Paris Agreement on climate change in their business plans before the major environmental legislation has become law. This year’s CDP disclosures come against a backdrop of growing ...

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Adeosun: Why genuine exporters should get tax relief

Kemi Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday sought the understanding of members of the private sector in the ongoing policy review by the current administration. The minister, who spoke during the visit of the leadership of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, (NESG) to her office in Abuja, challenged the private sector body to come up with policies which are implementable ...

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Businesses devise ways to adapt strategies to climate goal

Stephanie Pfeifer

A week after more than 170 countries signed the Paris Agreement and investors voted on a shareholder climate risk resolution at the AGM of US utility AES Corporation, a global network of more than 270 institutional investors (representing assets worth over €20 trillion) has published a guide setting out the threats facing the utilities sector and investor expectations for how ...

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Issuing bonds, revamping economy

Kemi Adeosun

The oil price crash hit Nigeria hard. The country’s revenue fell, affecting the funding of critical infrastructure. The Debt Management Office (DMO) has risen to the challenge, issuing bonds to fund such projects in the 2016 budget. Will local investors take a cue from DMO? COLLINS NWEZE writes. For Nigeria, the worst era seems over. That was last January when ...

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