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

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

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

Women’s leadership: The laureates of the 6th edition of the AWF are invited to create values

Pour l’édition 2022 de la graduation de la 6e cohorte du program “African women of the future fellowship” (Awf), l’accent a surtout été mis sur des projets innovants. The ceremony marking the graduation of the 6the cohorte du program “African women of the future fellowship” (Awf) a eu lieu le 17 septembre 2022, à Abidjan-Cocody. … 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

Rising rates will boost UK company pension insurance deals – Rothesay CEO

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Rising interest rates in Britain will make it easier for company pension schemes to afford the cost of insurance, leading to growth in the pension insurance market, the new chief executive of insurer Rothesay said on Thursday. Rothesay and rivals such … Read more

PKN Orlen invests in high-tech wind turbine and infrastructure inspection companies

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GDANSK, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Poland’s biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen (PKN.WA) has invested in two companies that make systems that improve wind turbine efficiency and carry out automated infrastructure inspections. The investments are in Eologix Sensor Technology and Invert Robotics Group and were made through … Read more

US SEC warns against switching auditors to avoid Chinese company trading bans

Signage is seen at the headquarters of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, DC, US, May 12, 2021. Picture taken May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – US accounting firms that agree to lead audits of New York-listed Chinese and … Read more

US-listed companies will have to disclose how CEO pay stacks against firm performance

The seal of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seen at their headquarters in Washington, DC, US, May 12, 2021. Picture taken May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main regulator on Thursday voted to adopt a measure … Read more