Mayoral candidates gear up for first debate — Garcia picks up steam — Plastic straw crackdown

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Competition Law’s Role in the Green Agenda | Dentons

Introduction With increasing international pressure to address climate change and encourage sustainability in current business practices, many governments and companies have a green agenda on their minds. In Europe, the European Commission (EC) aims to become a climate-neutral continent by 2050, and in line with this, has implemented several measuresContinue Reading

Biden Administration Signals Tech and Telecom Priorities in EO on Competition | Wiley Rein LLP

On July 9, 2021, President Biden issued the Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy (EO). The EO seeks to establish a “whole-of-government” effort to promote competition in the U.S. economy, featuring 72 initiatives involving more than a dozen federal agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission and FederalContinue Reading

FACT SHEET: President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to promote the interests of American workers, businesses, and consumers, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.      A fair, open, and competitive marketplace has long beenContinue Reading

Inclusive Fintech 50 launches 2021 competition to recognize early-stage fintechs driving innovation in an era of uncertainty

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) has launched the third year of Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50), a competition to recognize the most promising inclusive fintech startups pushing the frontiers of innovation. This year, the competition seeks to recognize early-stage fintechs that are helping low-income customers and micro- and smallContinue Reading

Industry Convergence to Transform the Global Plastics and Composites Market, Outlook 2021

United States Environment Clean Up & Remediation Market, By Medium (Soil, Surface Water & Ground Water), By Type (Bioremediation, Pump & Treat, In Situ Vitrification, Thermal Treatment, Chemical Treatment, Excavation, Soil Washing, Others), By Application (Waste Disposal Sites, Oil & Gas, Mining, Chemical & Petrochemical, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Construction, Others), ByContinue Reading

In Celebration of World Rainforest Day, 33 Qualified Teams and 9 Judges Announced in $10M XPRIZE Competition to Improve Understandings and Preservation of the Planet’s Rainforests

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, officially announced today the teams moving forward in the $10M XPRIZE Rainforest aimed at improving our understanding of the rainforest ecosystem. Sponsored by Alana Foundation, the five-year XPRIZE Rainforest is a call-to-action toContinue Reading