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  • May 27
    What We Can Measure, We Can Manage: Methodology for global fossil fuel subsidy reporting launched

    What We Can Measure, We Can Manage: Methodology for global fossil fuel subsidy reporting launched

    A new report provides the first internationally agreed upon methodology to help countries increase transparency on fossil fuel subsidies.

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  • May 23
    How Can Technology in Mining Protect the Environment?

    How Can Technology in Mining Protect the Environment?

    Rapid advances in technology innovation, including automation, digitization and electrification, are fundamentally changing how the mining sector operates.

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  • April 30
    How Could China’s New Foreign Investment Law Impact Trade Debate?

    How Could China’s New Foreign Investment Law Impact Trade Debate?

    Negotiators from the United States and China have met repeatedly in recent weeks to reach an agreement to resolve some of the trade irritants between them, including the high-profile issue of forced technology transfers.

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  • April 29
    Launching the Sustainable Finance Map of Geneva

    Launching the Sustainable Finance Map of Geneva

    A new map of sustainable finance players in Geneva could be a vital tool to scaling up funding for the Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • April 24
    Explorer les projets d'investissement agricole

    Explorer les projets d'investissement agricole

    Un voyage de deux semaines explore les moyens de maximiser les avantages et de minimiser les risques des outils d’investissement agricole en Afrique.

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  • April 26
    Touring Agricultural Investment Projects

    Touring Agricultural Investment Projects

    A two-week trip explores how to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of agricultural investment tools in Africa.

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  • April 26
    How Can Blockchain Improve Sustainability in Mining?

    How Can Blockchain Improve Sustainability in Mining?

    Companies interested in sustainability and transparency are starting to use blockchain to trace materials back to their sources.

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  • April 24
    Why Transparency in Fashion Matters

    Why Transparency in Fashion Matters

    What’s the environmental impact of your closet?

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  • April 16
    Is Vanadium the “Valyrian Steel” of the Energy Transition?

    Is Vanadium the “Valyrian Steel” of the Energy Transition?

    In Game of Thrones, a sword forged out of Valyrian steel is recognized for its unparalleled strength and light weight. It is this advantage that denotes it as one of Westeros’s most sought-after materials. In the real world, its equivalent just might be vanadium. 

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  • March 26
    South Africa: Is a transition away from coal just around the corner?

    South Africa: Is a transition away from coal just around the corner?

    In South Africa, coal has long been king, but emerging factors suggest the fossil fuel may soon be pushed off its throne.

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