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AI for Impact: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Social Innovation

AI for Impact: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Social Innovation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing every facet of business and life, thanks to the accelerated development of generative AI, which has made the technology widely accessible. For social innovators, the ethical adoption of AI in their business models and/or to streamline their operations represents a unique opportunity to maximize their impact. The social economy represents […]

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Studie: Neue Forschungsfabrik für Batteriezellen in Münster setzt auf Digitalisierung mit Siemens

Studie: Neue Forschungsfabrik für Batteriezellen in Münster setzt auf Digitalisierung mit Siemens

Laut einer Studie des Fraunhofer-Instituts für System- und Innovationsforschung (Fraunhofer ISI) wird sich die Batterieproduktionskapazität allein in Europa bis zum Jahr 2025 vervierfachen – ausgehend von 124 Gigawattstunden im Jahr 2022 auf über 500 Gigawattstunden. Bis 2030 wird sogar eine Verzehnfachung auf bis zu 1,5 Terawattstunden erwartet.

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Guest Post: Companies Remain Largely Unprepared for Heightened Climate Risk

Guest Post: Companies Remain Largely Unprepared for Heightened Climate Risk

Physical climate risks are on the rise. However, progress on adaptation still varies, leaving some financial and non-financial corporates vulnerable. Paul Munday, Director and Global Climate Adaptation and Resilience Specialist at S&P Global Ratings, explains Extreme weather events and chronic physical climate risks are worsening globally. If mitigation efforts are not stepped up, by 2030, […]

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U.S. Solar Developer Pine Gate Raises $650 Million

U.S. Solar Developer Pine Gate Raises $650 Million

U.S. utility-scale solar and storage renewable energy developer Pine Gate Renewables announced that it has raised $650, with proceeds supporting its clean energy infrastructure buildout. Founded in 2016, North Carolina-based Pine Gate develops, owns and operates utility scale solar and energy storage projects across the U.S. To date, the company has closed more than $7 […]

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Stafford Capital Partners startet Vorzeigeprogramm zur Dekarbonisierung von Private Equity

Stafford Capital Partners startet Vorzeigeprogramm zur Dekarbonisierung von Private Equity

LONDON, 29. April 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Stafford Capital Partners („Stafford”), eine führende internationale Investment- und Beratungsgruppe für private Märkte mit einem verwalteten Vermögen von 7,9 Mrd. USD, hat ihr Flaggschiffprogramm zur Dekarbonisierung von Private Equity aufgelegt, das auf Private-Equity-Investoren zugeschnitten ist, die den CO2-Fußabdruck ihrer Portfolios reduzieren und zur Erreichung ihrer Netto-Null-Ziele beitragen wollen, während […]

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Microsoft Adds AI-Powered Capabilities to Predict Emissions Impact of Actions to Sustainability Platform

Microsoft Adds AI-Powered Capabilities to Predict Emissions Impact of Actions to Sustainability Platform

Microsoft announced the addition of a series of new capabilities and features to its sustainability solution, Microsoft Sustainability Manager, including tools to enable users to determine the emissions impact of business decisions, analyze and extract data from ESG-related documents, and assess scenarios for water and waste management. Sustainability Manager forms part of Microsoft’s Cloud for […]

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