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MAREX: Nordic Countries Call for Ocean Plastic Treaty

Category: Business and Investment News

Nordic governments have become the first in the world to formally call for a global treaty to tackle ocean plastic. The call was made at a gathering of the environment ministers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden at the Nordic Council in Reykjavik, Iceland.  In the declaration, the ministers for the environment are pushing […]

Source: MAREX

Published: April 10, 2019


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Regjeringen: Tar sikte på å innføre dobbelt statsborgerskap fra januar 2020

Category: Business and Investment News

I fjor vedtok Stortinget regjeringens forslag om å åpne for dobbelt statsborgerskap. Kunnskapsdepartementet tar sikte på at endringene i statsborgerloven trer i kraft fra 1. januar 2020. Endringen gjør at nordmenn kan beholde det norske statsborgerskapet sitt, selv om de blir statsborgere i et annet land. Det samme vil gjelde utenlandske statsborgere som fyller vilkårene […]

Source: Regjeringen.no


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Bloomberg: Oil Divestment List for Norway’s $1 Trillion Fund Isn’t Final

Category: Business and Investment News

Figuring out exactly which oil companies Norway is targeting for divestment wasn’t easy last week when the government made its historic announcement. It turns out no one knows precisely yet. After revealing it would allow its $1 trillion wealth fund to sell out of $7.5 billion in upstream oil and gas companies, the government disseminated […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: March 1, 2019


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New York Times: Norway Moves to Sell Some Oil and Gas Shares From Wealth Fund

Category: Business and Investment News

LONDON — The Norwegian government has recommended that the country’s $1 trillion wealth fund sell its holdings in a group of companies that focus on finding and producing oil and gas. The decision, the result of a two-year review of the giant fund’s investments in fossil fuels, is a compromise that stops short of divestment […]

Source: New York Times

Published: March 11, 2019


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Gallup 2019 Report: Rating World Leaders

Category: Business and Investment News

Do you approve or disapprove of the job performance of the leadership of the United States? Discover how the world views US leadership versus the leadership of Germany, China and Russia. Results are based on face-to-face and telephone interviews with approximately 1,000 adults, aged 15 and older, in each country or area. Between March and […]

Source: Gallup

Published: March 5, 2019


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