Japanese companies to study making ammonia in Alaska for greener energy

Oct 4 (Reuters) – Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) said on Tuesday it will study the feasibility of producing ammonia in the state’s Cook Inlet region with Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp (8058.T) and TOYO Engineering Corp (6330.T) and Hilcorp Alaska. The four companies agreed to “evaluate the commercial feasibility of utilizing North Slope natural gas delivered … Read more

Shares in French TV company M6 soar on takeover offers

A view shows French television group M6 headquarters in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris, France, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Shares in M6 (MMTP.PA), the French television unit German media giant Bertelsmann has put up for sale, rallied on Monday after reports that … Read more

Sustainable fuel startup Air Company to sell to JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Sustainable fuel startup Air Company has multi-year agreements to sell jet fuel made from captured carbon emissions to carriers JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) and Britain’s Virgin Atlantic, the companies said on Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Under the memorandum … Read more

IHC’s $2.15 bln Nutresa bid boosts shares in Colombian conglomerate GEA’s companies

The logo of Nutresa is seen in Medellin, Colombia June 26, 2019. Picture taken June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Jaime Acosta/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOGOTA, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Shares in companies that are part of Colombia’s largest conglomerate GEA rose on Wednesday after Abu Dhabi-based investor International Holding … Read more

Analysis: Overstretched US companies feel the pinch of higher borrowing costs

Sharpie markers owned by Newell Brands are seen for sale in a store in Manhattan, New York City, US, February 7, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – When US consumer products company Newell Brands Inc (NWL.O) refinanced $1.1 billion worth of bonds earlier this month, … Read more

Norway’s wealth fund tells companies to set zero-emission goals

A general view of the Norwegian central bank, where Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is situated, in Oslo, Norway, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OSLO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Norway’s $1.2 trillion wealth fund, the world’s largest, said on Tuesday it would decarbonise its holdings by … Read more

ECB to buy fewer bonds from polluting companies

The south facade of the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, December 30, 2021. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank will tilt its purchases of corporate bonds towards companies that emit less carbon, giving each firm a score … Read more

Brazil’s Natura denies plan to spin-off, sell companies

The logo of Natura is pictured at the company headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Natura & Co Holding SA (NTCO3.SA) said on Thursday its board is not considering a spinoff of its Aesop … Read more

US consumer watchdog plans to regulate ‘buy-now, pay-later’ companies

Signage is seen at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) headquarters in Washington, DC, US, August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) plans to start regulating “buy-now, pay-later” (BNPL) companies like Klarna and Affirm Holdings (AFRM.O) due … Read more

Seven companies bid for new casino licenses in Macau

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Seven companies have bid for new casino licenses in the world’s biggest gaming hub, with new contracts set to start at the beginning of 2023, Macau’s government said on Wednesday. Macau, a special administrative region of China, is the only … Read more