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Statoil, Techstars launch global accelerator program for energy innovators

Business

Category: Energy

Statoil is partnering with Techstars to create a global accelerator program for innovators and entrepreneurs who aspire to shape the future of energy. Techstars will reach out through its global network to identify, recruit, and select the world’s ten most promising energy innovators and entrepreneurs to participate in the Techstars Energy Accelerator. Each of the […]

Source: World Oil


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15 states now defy Trump by upholding the Paris climate accord

Business

Category: Government

The state-based movement to continue meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change following President Trump’s choice to withdraw is making headway. The U.S. Climate Alliance, as the group is called, said Wednesday that it is on track to meet and possibly surpass its portion of the Paris Agreement’s targets of a 24% to 29% […]

Source: Market Watch


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2017 AmCham Mentorship Program Halfway Meeting

Category: AmCham News

Mentorship Program participants gathered for a productive halfway meeting to discuss best practices, share experiences and learn about The Future of Work from host Korn Ferry’s Managing Director, Mette Krogsrud. The AmCham Mentorship Program is a Patron member benefit, aiming to promote inter-industry dialogue and to provide a platform where young professionals and experienced international […]

Source: AmCham


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Big Oil Becomes Greener With Progress in Cutting Pollution

Business

Category: Energy

It’s no secret that oil majors are among the biggest corporate emitters of pollution. What may be surprising is that they’re reducing their greenhouse-gas footprints every year, actively participating in a trend that’s swept up most corporate behemoths. Sixty-two of the world’s 100 largest companies consistently cut their emissions on an annual basis between 2010 […]

Source: Bloomberg


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The World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Hits $1 Trillion

Business

Category: Energy

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund hit $1 trillion for the first time on Tuesday, driven higher by climbing stock markets and a weaker U.S. dollar. The milestone valuation was reached for the first time on Sept. 19 at 2:01 a.m. in Oslo, Norges Bank Investment Management said in a statement on Tuesday. “I don’t think anyone […]

Source: Bloomberg


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