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Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank

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OSLO (Reuters) – Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway’s central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world’s largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal. Extinction Rebellion climate activists block Norway’s Central Bank entrance in Oslo, Norway May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Nerijus Adomaitis Around 10 demonstrators Read More

PrairieSky Royalty Appoints New Independent Director

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — James Estey, Chair of the Board of Directors of PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. (“PrairieSky”) (TSX: PSK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jane Gavan to the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Gavan’s appointment is effective May 23, 2019. “On behalf of the Board, I am pleased Read More

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost

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ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) – Activists disrupted BP’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting “this is a crime scene” in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies. Climate change activists demonstrate outside the BP AGM in Aberdeen, Britain Read More

Climate protesters disrupt BP investor meeting, Shell gets boost

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ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) – Climate change protesters disrupted oil and gas group BP’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting “this is a crime scene”, while rival Royal Dutch Shell received some rare praise from shareholders on its climate policies. Climate change activists demonstrate outside the BP AGM in Aberdeen, Britain May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Read More

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting

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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year’s gathering to be the company’s last. Environmental activists demonstrate outside the Royal Dutch Shell’s annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel, in Scheveningen, Netherlands Read More

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change

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LONDON (Reuters) – BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act. FILE PHOTO: A BP logo is seen at a petrol station in London, Britain Read More

Germany’s Delivery Hero invests in biodegradable packaging

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FILE PHOTO: The Delivery Hero headquarters is pictured in Berlin, Germany, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – German food delivery company Delivery Hero on Thursday announced an investment in biodegradable packaging manufacturer Bio-Lutions as governments and companies around the world seek to reduce plastic waste. Hamburg-based company Bio-Lutions International AG produces disposable tableware Read More

Buffett’s Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake

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(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief Executive Jeff Bezos. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, Jan. 19, 2019. Read More

Scaramucci celebrates hedge funds in Vegas at SALT with less glitz

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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – After a one-year pause, the hedge fund industry schmooze fest organized by Anthony Scaramucci, the investment manager who briefly served as President Donald Trump’s communications director, returned to the Las Vegas strip this week. FILE PHOTO: Anthony Scaramucci, managing partner of Skybridge Capital, speaks at the SALT conference in Las Vegas Read More