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Commodity prices likely to rise further in 2018: World Bank

Oil prices to average $56 a barrel in 2018, up from 2017 average of $53/bbl Oil prices are forecast to rise to $56 a barrel...
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VW Sticking to its Smoking Guns

Electric dreams are no threat to the diesel engine, according to the boss of Volkswagen. Has Matthias Mueller got a cunning long-term plan, or...

Three takeaways from the 2017 Business and Climate Summit

The latest Business and Climate Summit in New Delhi was historic in several ways. From 31 August to 1 September, the third annual Business and...
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Schneider’s Persistence Pays Off As French Group Takes Control Of Aveva

After several attempts, UK-based Aveva finally gives up majority stake in FTSE software company, gifting shareholders a bonus pay day… By Darren Parkin FRENCH industrial giant...
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Swede Electric Dreams

Is Volvo’s bid to become all-electric the shrewdest business move of the year, or a cynical ploy to capitalise on the world’s mounting affection...
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4 ways business is stepping up to meet global climate goals

Non-state actors like businesses are essential to meeting the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. A panel discussion at the recent ECOCITY World...
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Rio Tinto Paying Dividends

Handsome pay-outs for mining shareholders as strong underlying earnings deliver record interims for investors… By Darren Parkin A SURGE in commodity prices and a rush in...
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New Tool Maps the Potential for Solar Energy in the Pacific

APIA, Samoa, July 31, 2017 –A new tool facilitated by the World Bank will enable Pacific Island countries to map areas for solar power generation...

The tides they are a-changing

EVER since the Romans constructed sophisticated tide mills across the high maritime ranges of a conquered Britain, the modern world has been trying to...