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Italy makes Covid passports mandatory for all employees

Italy makes Covid passports mandatory for all employees

Italy makes Covid passports mandatory for all employees According to data from the European Centre for Disease and Control, 73.8% of Italians are fully vaccinated against the virus. But authorities want to avoid another surge in cases. France suspended around 3,000 health workers for being unvaccinated against Covid-19. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi attends a...

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Buildings account for 39% of global greenhouse emissions — that could be an opportunity for investors

Buildings account for 39% of global greenhouse emissions — that could be an opportunity for investors

Buildings account for 39% of global greenhouse emissions — that could be an opportunity for investors Investing in sustainable buildings could offer a real solution to reducing emissions, ESG investment firm Taronga Ventures said. Green solutions can be found across the value chain, from design to construction and operations, Avi Naidu told CNBC. Buildings currently...

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Singapore Exchange could receive its first SPAC listing application in weeks, CEO says

Singapore Exchange could receive its first SPAC listing application in weeks, CEO says

Singapore Exchange could receive its first SPAC listing application in weeks, CEO says The Singapore Exchange could receive its first application for a SPAC listing in “the next couple of weeks,” Chief Executive Loh Boon Chye told CNBC in an exclusive interview. SGX is speaking with potential sponsors and is seeing “a robust pipeline” of...

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Donors pledging billions in aid to Afghanistan face a challenge: Navigating the Taliban

Donors pledging billions in aid to Afghanistan face a challenge: Navigating the Taliban

Donors pledging billions in aid to Afghanistan face a challenge: Navigating the Taliban Earlier this week, international donors at a U.N. conference in Geneva including the U.S. and European states pledged more than $1 billion in aid to war-ravaged Afghanistan. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that “the people of Afghanistan are facing the collapse of...

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Wall Street analysts pick the global green energy stocks to buy right now

Wall Street analysts pick the global green energy stocks to buy right now

Wall Street analysts pick the global green energy stocks to buy right now This image shows the La Muela 3 wind farm in Spain.  Enel Green Power  Analysts from banks including JPMorgan and Bank of America have named the stocks they expect to benefit from a shift to renewable energy, as well as those that...

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Singapore government announces $1 billion new fund to boost local stock market

Singapore government announces $1 billion new fund to boost local stock market

Singapore government announces $1 billion new fund to boost local stock market Singapore’s government announced a series of initiatives to boost the domestic stock market. The government will co-invest with state investment firm Temasek in a new fund to support “promising high-growth” companies. Other initiatives include the setting up of another new fund to invest...