July 1, 2022

Wind of change

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From FDI Intelligence Di Digest Weekly round-up of investment news for economic development By Jacopo Dettoni June 26, 2022 Hello everyone, this is Jacopo in London. With the energy crisis at the top of the agenda of governments the world over, European policy-makers are committing to installing hundreds of gigawatts (GWs) of offshore wind capacity. […]

Volta Trucks concludes its demanding winter testing programme

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Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has concluded its demanding winter testing programme, undertaken by the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden. The cold weather testing programme was part of a rigorous regime of vehicle tests designed to ensure that the full-electric Volta Zero will deliver the highest levels […]

WTTC announces influential speakers for its Sustainability and Investment Summit in Puerto Rico

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Environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau and former U.S Treasurer Rosario Marin to address delegates Event to act as platform for the importance of Travel & Tourism sustainability London, UK: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) unveils its speakers for the upcoming Sustainability and Investment Summit in Puerto Rico, including environmental activist and filmmaker, Alexandra Cousteau, and 41st Treasurer […]

Olympic venues for #oneplanetearth

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03 Jun 2022 – Ahead of World Environment Day, on 5 June, we highlight Olympic venues that have minimised their carbon footprints or helped to protect multiple plant and animal species. Olympic venues are a powerful way to improve the lives of host city residents. Long after the Games are finished, the venues enable local communities […]

World Health Day: Promoting sustainable transport

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08 Apr 2022 – On World Health Day – which this year focuses on keeping people and the planet healthy – we look at how past and future Games are helping create healthier environments for their hosts, boosting physical activity, showcasing climate solutions and promoting sustainable transport. Promoting sustainable transport Better public transport systems enable more people to travel […]

60% of London’s EV users suffer from lack of charging infrastructure – survey shows

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L-Charge private survey showed over 60% of London’s EV owners are not satisfied with the available charging infrastructure and are willing to pay an extra price for better availability and charging speed. According to a survey, conducted by L-Charge, the EV-chargers manufacturer, only 34% of EV owners said they are completely satisfied with the existing […]

UK: Proshare responds to Chancellor’s Spring Budget

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London, 29 March 2022 – Responding to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, ProShare – the voice of UK employee share ownership (ESO) – is calling for a comprehensive review of all tax-advantaged employee share plans rather than the piecemeal approach proposed.   At Budget 2020, the government launched a review of the Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) scheme […]

Cayman: Deputy Leader of the Opposition speaks at Parliamentary Seminar in London

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MP Joseph Hew, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, attends the 70th. Westminster Seminar on Evolving Parliaments in London this week. MP Hew served on a panel and spoke to seminar participants on ‘Holding the Executive Accountable In a Small parliament’.  The five-day programme hosted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association runs from March 14th. to March […]

Parker review of ethnic diversity on boards shows good progress being made, says Chartered Governance Institute

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London, 16 March 2022 – The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (CGIUKI) welcomes publication today of the update report from Sir John Parker’s review committee on  Improving the Ethnic Diversity of UK Boards. Peter Swabey, FCG Policy & Research Director at The Chartered Governance Institute for England and Ireland (CGIUKI), said: “We welcome publication today of the […]

The Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGO-UK) to host Online Safeguarding Event in Cayman Connection’s “Virtual Yard”

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From Cayman Islands Government Office UK and Cayman Connection London, United Kingdom – The Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGO-UK) to host Online Safeguarding Event in Cayman Connection’s “Virtual Yard”.   The CIGO-UK will host a virtual safeguarding event on Wednesday 20 March at 1pm EST, 6pm GMT in partnership with Cayman Connection as part of the […]