Recommendations for Digital Transformation with Africa initiative The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, through its U.S.-Africa Business Center Digital Economy Task Force, welcomes the opportunity to support the White House’s new Digital Transformation with Africa initiative, announced by President Biden during the 2022 U.S.-Africa Business Forum. This is a pivotal momentContinue Reading

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As stakeholders embrace ESG considerations, risks, opportunities and challenges to integration remain ESG, sustainability, climate change adaptation and mitigation, social impact investing and related themes have become ubiquitous concepts that seem to be top of mind for every board director, financier and investor. While there is no universal consensus onContinue Reading

Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs

Bali, Indonesia, 15-16 November 2022 1. Fourteen years ago, the Leaders of the G20 met for the first time, facing the most severe financial crisis in our generation. We recognized, as large global economies, that collectively we carry responsibilities and that our cooperation was necessary to global economic recovery, toContinue Reading

More La. air toxics in Black communities than White: study | Environment

Louisiana communities containing industrial plants and high percentages of Black residents experienced 7 to 21 times more toxic air emissions than similar locations with higher percentages of White residents, according to a new study by researchers with the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic. Those findings include the 184-mile stretch of theContinue Reading

Illustration by Radia Durrani

Illustration by Radia Durrani Decades ago in 1975, the villagers of Kot Behlan in the district of Sheikhupura in Sindh were surprised to see a white crow flying the village skies. They hadn’t seen anything but the grey-necked crow commonly seen in Pakistan. “This white crow was beyond our imagination,”Continue Reading

Energy & Environment — White House touts final oil reserve release 

The Biden administration is touting the final release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve of the 180 million barrels it announced in March. Meanwhile, the Interior Department is announcing its first West Coast offshore wind lease sale, and a new analysis has found most waterways it surveyed containing “forever chemicals.” ThisContinue Reading