Worldbank: Stagflation Risk Rises Amid Sharp Slowdown in Growth

War in Ukraine leading to higher inflation, tighter financial conditions . Compounding the damage from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has magnified the slowdown in the global economy, which is entering what could become a protracted period of feeble growth and elevated inflation, according to the World Bank’s latest Global Economic Prospects … More Worldbank: Stagflation Risk Rises Amid Sharp Slowdown in Growth

India Shows the Challenge in Firming Up SoftBank

Country is a test ground for SoftBank’s new, more tempered investment strategy By guest authors Laura Forman and Megha Mandavia from the Wall Street Journal. Amid a technology bear market, the industry is racing to position itself as having somehow reformed—what venture-capital firm Sequoia Capital last month dubbed a “crucible moment.” But for SoftBank, 9434 … More India Shows the Challenge in Firming Up SoftBank

BASF offers range of chemical intermediates with product carbon footprint significantly below global market average

Analysis comprising product-specific emissions from cradle to gate Market comparison reveals good position for a range of intermediates BASF has calculated the individual product carbon footprints (PCF) of a large part of its portfolio of chemical intermediates1. The results were compared with assessments of market-wide average carbon footprints of the corresponding products of third parties2. … More BASF offers range of chemical intermediates with product carbon footprint significantly below global market average

Swiss Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer with financial sector at roundtable on sustainable finance

  On June 7, 2022 in Bern, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer received the leaders of Swiss banks, asset managers and financial sector associations for a roundtable on sustainable finance. The meeting focused on the sustainable finance opportunities and developments for wealth management in Switzerland. Federal Councillor Maurer emphasised that the Swiss financial centre already plays … More Swiss Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer with financial sector at roundtable on sustainable finance

BASF light stabiliser increases the durability of pontoons used for aquaculture in China

  Tinuvin® in plastic pontoons provides long-lasting protection against harsh weather conditions Improved service life helps to save resources and reduce costs for fish farmers BASF’s light stabiliser Tinuvin® has been applied by Fujian Atlantis Plastic Products Co. Ltd., a company specialized in the production and processing of plastic products for marine floats, to protect … More BASF light stabiliser increases the durability of pontoons used for aquaculture in China