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MIL-OSI Australia: NSW businesses make Safety Promise

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Culture, Economy, English, Finance, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New South Wales Department of Finances, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: NSW businesses make Safety Promise

Source: New South Wales Department of Finances More than 100 NSW businesses have pledged to provide a healthy and safe workplace through SafeWork NSW’s innovative Safety Promise program. The program involves businesses going online and making a promise to ensure the health and safety of everyone in the workplace. Sydney construction company Lanskey Constructions was […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Bank of America Declares Preferred Stock Dividends

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Corporate and Financial News, Economics, Economy, English, Finance, Global Economy, Investment, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Bank of America Declares Preferred Stock Dividends

Source: Bank of America Bank of America Corporation today announced the Board of Directors authorized a regular quarterly cash dividend of $18.125 per share on the 7.25% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock, Series L. The dividend is payable on July 30 to shareholders of record as of July 1. The board authorized a regular quarterly […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: La Réunion : Plan Juncker – le Groupe BEI renforce son soutien aux TPE-PME

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, European Investment Bank, Finance, Global Economy, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: La Réunion : Plan Juncker – le Groupe BEI renforce son soutien aux TPE-PME

Source: European Investment Bank Headline: La Réunion : Plan Juncker – le Groupe BEI renforce son soutien aux TPE-PME En septembre 2017, Didier Robert, Président de la Région Réunion et Ambroise Fayolle, Vice- Président de la BEI ont lancé officiellement « La Financière Région Réunion ». Un Fonds de Fonds de 50 millions d’euros abondé […]

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MIL-OSI Economics: Spain: Investment Plan for Europe – Metro de Madrid to upgrade and improve its network with EIB financing

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Economics, English, European Investment Bank, Finance, Global Economy, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Economics: Spain: Investment Plan for Europe – Metro de Madrid to upgrade and improve its network with EIB financing

Source: European Investment Bank Headline: Spain: Investment Plan for Europe – Metro de Madrid to upgrade and improve its network with EIB financing The Madrid metro is set to offer improved levels of efficiency, safety and comfort. The EIB has provided EUR 85m – the initial tranche of a EUR 200m loan to cover 50% of Metro […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: John Conde AO reappointed President of the Remuneration Tribunal

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, appointment, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Treasurer, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Exploration, Finance, Investment, Justice, law, MIL OSI, Mining, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Treasury  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: John Conde AO reappointed President of the Remuneration Tribunal

Source: Australian Treasurer I am pleased to announce that Mr John Conde AO has been reappointed as President of the Remuneration Tribunal for a further five-year period, commencing from 25 June 2018. The Remuneration Tribunal is responsible for reporting on or determining the remuneration, including allowances and work expenses, of members of the Federal Parliament, the additional […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Riverina warned against dodgy door knockers

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Economy, English, Finance, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New South Wales Department of Finances, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Riverina warned against dodgy door knockers

Source: New South Wales Department of Finances Consumers are being warned of dodgy door knockers in the Riverina preying on vulnerable people and using scare tactics to secure work, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said. Mr Kean said the traders are targeting residents near Albury, offering what appears to be cheap work, then charging […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Human Rights, Indonesia, Korea, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, UNCTAD, UNEP, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Experts Discuss Effective Multi-stakeholder Partnerships ahead of SDG 17 Review

Source: Small Island Developing States 12 June 2018: Representatives of governments, the UN system, private sector and civil society exchanged experiences and lessons learned on partnerships, during a preparatory meeting for the review of SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) at the 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 June 2018: Pope Francis has called on oil executives and energy leaders to switch to clean energy to fend off “disastrous” climate change. Addressing a conference on energy transition, he said that the continued search for new fossil fuel reserves is even more worrying than the increased levels of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Reports released May and early June 2018 show, among other developments, that: mitigation finance provided by multilateral development banks (MDBs) reached a new record in 2017; more and more countries and subnational jurisdictions implement carbon pricing mechanisms; and climate-related financial disclosures are increasingly popular with banks and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: The green economy is worth as much as the fossil fuel sector, and provides safer investment opportunities, according to a report published by FTSE Russell, a provider of stock market indices and associated data. The report titled, ‘Investing in the Green Economy: Busting Common Myths,’ aims to […]

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