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Indonesia is looking to increase its current pledges on cutting emissions growth

2015.08.31 Indonesia is looking to increase its current pledges on cutting emissions growth, a senior government adviser said on Monday, with a final decision likely by mid-September. “We intend to increase the contribution and we will do so,” Rachmat Witoelar, President Joko Widodo’s special envoy for climate change, told Reuters. “But we have to figure…

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Ana Shell Fund starts cooperation with the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture

2014.11.04 Indonesia has the largest economy in Southeast Asia. One of the main factors spurring this growth is agricultural production. Being rich in natural resources, the country’s market is highly attractive to international partners. The recent decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin to block agricultural imports from countries that implemented sanctions against the Russian Federation…

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A green new deal for the economy

2014.07.17 A new report released by the World Bank has said something that many of us have been arguing for a long time – that dealing seriously with climate change will not damage the economy, as many sceptics claim, but will instead actually boost it. The Bank found that climate change mitigation and adaptation measures…

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Europe is stronger united than divided

2014.07.15 Once again, the UK is being extremely silly when it comes to the important topic of Europe – a shame for all those of us who think a strong UK presence in the EU is important. This time around, the British Prime Minister David Cameron has been opposing the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as…

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Women’s say in family businesses

2014.07.14 Asian societies have taken great strides towards educating and offering opportunities to women. But when it comes to the often emotional issue of wealth succession and distribution, wealth owners may still favour sons over their daughters. Change, however, may well be taking root, particularly as the level of education rises among the younger generation,…

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