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State Street Corp., With $2.6 Trillion in Assets, Calls for Companies to Disclose Climate-Change Risk

first_imgState Street Corp., With $2.6 Trillion in Assets, Calls for Companies to Disclose Climate-Change Risk FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享E&E:One of the world’s biggest investment firms is pressing companies to think seriously about the risks of climate change and explain how they manage those threats.In a recent research note, a division of State Street Corp. urged companies in sectors exposed to climate change and carbon regulations — like oil and gas firms, utilities, and mining companies — to plan for the serious challenge of global warming.Boards of directors “should regard climate change as they would any other significant risk to the business” and ensure that long-term plans are “resilient to the impacts of climate change,” the note says.State Street, which manages about $2.6 trillion in client money, called on companies to share information about their assessments of financial hazards related to climate change and carbon taxes, as well as their goals to slash emissions.The company joined a growing list of organizations demanding that the private sector pinpoint how climate change threatens operations. The multitrillion-dollar investment group BlackRock Inc., the mutual fund giant Vanguard Group Inc. and the London financial firm Schroders PLC have all raised concerns about the economic risks posed by climate change.More: ($) Investment firm calls climate change a ‘significant risk’last_img read more

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Poreč Tourist Board has published a public call for support for events

first_imgThe Tourist Board of the City of Poreč has announced a public call for financial support for events of international, national or regional importance as the main motive for the arrival of tourists in the destination. According to the public invitation, events must contribute to the following goals of improving / enriching the tourist product / offer of the destination Poreč, developing content that enables the extension of the tourist season, increasing catering and other tourist traffic, especially in the pre- and sub-season (hereinafter: PPS) period. tourism, creating a recognizable image of Poreč tourism, raising the marketing value of the destination. The deadline for submitting applications is November 26.11.2018, XNUMX. year, more about the conditions in attached.last_img read more

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Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th-anniversary celebrations: Victory Flame to be taken from Delhi to Dras

first_imgA number of events have been planned by the Army in Delhi and Dras in Jammu and Kashmir next month to mark the 20th anniversary of the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’, officials said on Friday.The anniversary celebrations for this year will be spread over three days from July 25-27.”However, as part of the build-up to the main event, numerous activities have been planned to be organised all over the country from the first week of July,” an official said.The celebrations in the national capital begin on July 14 with the illumination of a ‘Victory Flame’ from the National War Memorial here, which would traverse through 11 towns and cities to finally culminate at Dras where the flame will be merged with the eternal flame at the ‘Kargil War Memorial’, he said.The torch relay team will conduct educational and patriotic talks and will interact with the prominent personalities and students in various educational institutes, the Army said in a statement.The events include expeditions by the units, which participated in the Kargil War, to their respective battlefields at super-high altitude locations such as Tololing, Tiger Hill, Pt 4875, and special national integration camp for NCC cadets hailing from various states and Union territories of the country.The event will last for 12 days in Leh. Essay and drawing competitions are being organised for school children all across the Ladakh region with thematic topics.”The Year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of victory in ‘Operation Vijay’, popularly known as the ‘Kargil War’. The Kargil War is a saga of strong political, military and diplomatic actions. The nation shall be celebrating the 20th anniversary of victory this year in Kargil War with pride, honour and inspiration,” the Army said.advertisementThe Kargil War will always be remembered for its strategic and tactical surprises, the self-imposed national strategy of restraint in keeping the war limited to Kargil-Siachen sectors, and the swiftly executed tri-services military strategy and plans, it said.The Kargil War will also be remembered for the determination and daring junior leadership and the raw courage of our jawans at the tactical level, Army said.The 20th anniversary of the victory is being celebrated with the theme ‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’, it said.”We ‘remember’ our martyrs, by revisiting the sacrifices and instilling pride and respect among us, we ‘rejoice’ by celebrating the victory in Kargil and we ‘renew’ our resolve to safeguard the honour of the tricolour,” the Army said.The objective of these celebrations is to evoke a feeling of nationalism and patriotism through nationwide campaigns especially amongst the youth and to pay homage to the valiant soldiers.The events are planned to highlight the stories of valour by our brave soldiers and rekindle the pride among the youth of the country, inspiring those who were too young and those who were not yet born, to form part of the nation’s resolve.”Kargil Vijay Diwas is a special occasion for the people of Ladakh. People of Ladakh shall be participating in the run ‘Ek Daud Shaheedon Ke Naam’ which would include the citizens from the remotest corner of the region and the brave war veterans from far-flung villages of Ladakh. Popular sports and competitions like polo and archery for the local populace are scheduled along with other festivities,” the statement said.A T-20 cricket championship is being organised in the Ladakh region in the NDS Memorial Stadium which is situated at an altitude of 11,500 ft.The event is also aimed at nurturing the cricket talent among the youth in the region. The tournament will see teams from the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, ITBP and local clubs from the entire Ladakh region, the Army said.A wreath memorial ceremony will be organised at the ‘Kargil War Memorial’ in Dras on the Kargil Vijay Diwas (July 26 to honour the Bravehearts who laid down their lives during the ‘Operation Vijay’, it said.In Delhi, a ‘Commemoration Ceremony’ is being organised at the Manekshaw Centre, where a panel discussion with war veterans and serving officers will be organised.The event will be followed by ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas Evening’, a cultural extravaganza, at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on July 27.The nationwide campaigns will have numerous activities to evoke the feeling of nationalism and patriotism, and remember the sacrifices by soldiers, the Army said.Also Read | J&K Police rallies behind its brave officer battling for lifeAlso Read | An-32 crash has no survivors, says IAF after two days of rescue operations in ArunachalAlso Watch | Balidan Badge row: Will ICC bow to Dhoni?advertisementlast_img read more

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