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Day: January 19, 2023

Report on the Sustainability Governance Practices of the 30 Largest Global Banks Comes Up With Interesting Findings

Press Release
LONDON, Jan. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Morrow Sodali and Nestor Advisors – A Morrow Sodali Company, are pleased to announce the publication of “Governance of sustainability in the largest global banks: A study of the top 30 European and North American banks”. This Report examines the sustainability governance practices of the 30 largest European and North American banks. In preparing the Report, we reviewed various publicly available documentation and also interviewed representatives from fifteen leading banks, including nine board chairs, other board members and senior executives. Interviewees shed light on different practices, and why banks chose to pursue them. The resulting Report compares the banks across several data points and analyzes these findings against a double ...

‫شركة Corre Energy توسِّع عمليات المشاريع لتشمل أمريكا الشمالية

Arabic, Press Release, Urdu
نيويورك، 17 يناير 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – توفر الحوافز لمشاريع تخزين الطاقة في الولايات المتحدة وكندا فرصة فريدة لتسريع إزالة الكربون من عمليات توليد الطاقة في أمريكا الشمالية. ولقد قامت شركة Corre Energy B.V. بتوسيع عمليات تطوير مشاريع تخزين الطاقة في الولايات المتحدة وكندا. تم تدشين Corre Energy US Development Company LLC، وهي شركة تابعة لشركة Corre Energy B.V.، رسميًا للحصول على مشاريع تخزين طاقة الهواء المضغوط المخصصة للمرافق في شمال أفريقيا وتطوير تلك المشاريع. CAES هي تقنية مجربة تجاريًا يمكنها استخدام الطاقة المتجددة لضغط الهواء في الكهوف الملحية تحت الأرض أثناء انخفاض الطلب على الطاقة وانخفاض الأسعار. يتم إطلاق هذه الطاقة لاحقًا إلى الشبكة لزيادة العرض عندما يكون الطلب والأسعار أعلى ، مما يعزز استقرار الشبكة وموثوقيتها وأمانها. عندما يتم تضمين احتراق الهيدروجين الأخضر كجزء م...

Four terrorists killed in Balochistan’s Hoshab area operation

National
Rawalpindi: At least four terrorists were killed in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Balochistan’s Hoshab, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) report on Wednesday. According to the military’s media wing, the security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) on the hideouts of the terrorists in Hoshab. During the exchange of fire, four terrorists were killed, the ISPR added. The statement noted that a huge quantity of weapons and ammunition were also recovered in the IBO. It is pertinent to mention here that the country’s law and order situation has worsened over the past few months, with terrorist groups like the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan executing attacks on law enforcement agencies (LEAs) across the country. Earlier on December 31, a ...

Maritime sector is financial, techno intensive, needs capital for building, operating economically profitable, says Murad

National
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the maritime sector is both financially and techno intensive and needed significant capital for building, operating, and making it economically profitable. He said this while speaking at the 3rd Steering Committee Meeting of the Pakistan International Maritime Exhibition and Conference (PIMEC) 2023 here at the CM House. The conference was attended by provincial Ministers, Syed Sardar Shah, Jam Ikram, Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, Sharjeel Memon, Chief Secretary Sohail Rajput, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (operation Rear Admiral Muhammad Faisal Abbasi, COMCOAST Rear Admiral Raja Rab Nawaz, COMKAR Rear Admiral Mian Zakir Ullah Jan, provincial secretaries, IG Police Ghulam Nabi Memon, senior officers of Pak Navy and provincial bureau...

Rain, snowfall expected in parts of Balochistan

National
Quetta: Pakistan Meteorological Department, Regional Center, Quetta on Thursday forecast that normal to moderate rain may occur in coastal areas, Awaran, Panjgur, Surab, Kalat, Khuzdar, Bolan, Loralai, Harnai, Zhob and surroundings while normal rain with snowfall is expected in Quetta, Kalat, Mastung, Ziarat, Killa Abdullah, Pishin, Killa Saifullah and adjoining areas, however, cloudy weather would remain in rest parts of the province during the next 24 hours Weather forecast for next 48 hours: mainly partly cloudy to cloudy weather is expected in most parts of the province with cold to very cold conditions. However, light snowfall / rain may occur in Quetta, Ziarat, Killa Saifullah and Killa Abdullah areas with its surrounding areas during the next 48 hours. Weather prevailed during th...

FM expresses resolve to achieve shared goals of SDGs at WEF

National
Islamabad: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met Managing Director Operations of World Bank, Axel van Totenberg on the sidelines of World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland on Thursday. During the meeting, he appreciated the World Bank’s pledge of 2 billion dollars at Resilient Pakistan Conference and its important role as major development partner of Pakistan. He also discussed World Bank’s engagement with Pakistan. The Foreign Minister expressed the resolve to achieve shared goals of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at World Economic Forum (WEF).