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BlackRock stands by climate priorities, sees tougher shareholder votes

BlackRock Inc executives who set the asset manager's influential proxy votes on Tuesday outlined tougher priorities tied to climate change and executive pay for the upcoming corporate annual meeting season taking place amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Breakingviews - China’s rate caution is conscious uncoupling

China is consciously uncoupling from Western peers on rates. Its central bank has held lending benchmarks steady as global peers slash. Bad debts and capital flight risk make big fiscal and monetary moves more dangerous than in 2009. That is forcing the government to find less conventional channels for stimulus. It’s a delicate balancing act.

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Dead meat: Industry faces 'ruin' if slow on adapting to climate change

The world's meat industry must adapt to the challenges posed by climate change and growing demand for plant-based alternatives or face ruin, according to a group of investors managing $20 trillion in assets.

EU to introduce waste reduction targets, new sustainable products law

The European Commission said on Wednesday it will introduce new waste reduction targets and sustainability laws to ensure that products placed on the EU market are recyclable, repairable and designed to last longer, its latest plan to halve waste by 2030.

EU plans support for heavy industry's climate challenge

福利网站The European Union will review state aid rules and launch a project to produce clean hydrogen to replace fossil fuels to help European firms to maintain a competitive edge in global markets as they embark on large-scale emissions cuts.

EU unveils green Africa policy, seeks new start after migrant crisis

福利网站The European Commission on Monday proposed a closer partnership with Africa to fight climate change and create jobs, but aid groups warned any new EU money would likely end up going toward stemming migration into Europe.

EU to overhaul competition rules and tackle foreign subsidies

The European Union plans to revamp its competition rules and act against foreign subsidies in a policy overhaul to help European companies to compete globally against U.S tech giants and Chinese-aided rivals, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

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