Private companies demonstrate enthusiasm about climate solutions, but significantly trail public counterparts when it comes to reporting greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks BOSTON and LONDON, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New research from Bain & Company and CDP, a nonprofit that runs the world’s largest environmental disclosure system, hasContinue Reading

The Age of Private Space Stations Is Upon Us

It was all smiles and thumbs-up on March 30, at 5:28 PM local time, when NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov thumped down in the steppes of Kazakhstan aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft—and with good reason. For one thing, Vande Hei had justContinue Reading

Agricultural technology needs public private partnerships

India’s plan to deliver agricultural technology services to farmers through public private partnerships is likely to boost the country’s farming sector and address the challenges of sustainability, efficiency and inclusivity. The country expects to unlock an economic value of $50-65 billion through digital agriculture by 2025, according to a report.Continue Reading

How Vanuatu’s COVID-19 policies can catapult economic recovery through the private sector in 2022

The Vanuatu Government’s investment in agriculture, livestock, fisheries and forestry to mitigate the economic downturn and job losses from prolonged border closure is currently concentrated at the producer level. A more balanced weighting of policy initiatives across the value chain will strengthen economic recovery in 2022 – and we haveContinue Reading

How private equity has boosted various links in value chain

Greg Johnson, Evergreen’s general manager of resin and recycling, presents at the Plastics Recycling Conference last week. | Brian Adams Photography When private equity fund The Sterling Group acquired Evergreen, staff at the PET reclaimer were nervous, Greg Johnson included. But far from gutting the team, the investors kept theContinue Reading

The private equity industry in the new interest rate environment

As interest rates shift from a decades-long decline to hovering at the zero lower bound and potentially increasing significantly, the private equity industry will face new pressures. The inflow of capital to the asset class will decelerate, leading to an increased scrutiny of costs and an opportunity to shift bargainingContinue Reading

Leveraging global standards, the report is tailored for the Canadian market and will serve as a national best practice Template provides consistent reporting for diversity and inclusion metrics related to gender, race, ethnicity, and identification MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – BDC Capital (BDCC) today launched a new standardized Diversity,Continue Reading

Governor Lamont Announces Josh Geballe To Leave State Service for Private Sector, Names Michelle Gilman as Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services

Press Releases 02/01/2022 Governor Lamont Announces Josh Geballe To Leave State Service for Private Sector, Names Michelle Gilman as Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Josh Geballe – who has been serving double-duty in the Lamont administration as commissionerContinue Reading