Jeffrey Ubben’s new fund Inclusive Capital bets on microgrids amid California blackouts


Jeffrey Ubben

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Jeffrey Ubben is betting on widescale adoption of clean energy through his new fund Inclusive Capital Partners, which he launched in June after stepping away from ValueAct to focus on sustainable investing full time.

His fund is the lead investor in a company being formed through a partnership between Schneider Electric and private equity firm Huck Capital. The new venture will develop and run on-site microgrids for commercial and industrial buildings.

Companies’ motivations for transitioning to renewable-powered microgrids are many. Not only does it reduce a corporation’s carbon footprint, it also provides greater resiliency. The wildfires

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APAC regulators’ quick response helps insurers weather pandemic


The prompt response of most Asia-Pacific insurance regulators to the COVID-19 crisis will help insurers weather key business risks, according to a report by Fitch Ratings.

As the outbreak began to spread globally, regulators introduced measures to safeguard policyholder interests while ensuring the industry’s resiliency, the report said. These measures encompassed policyholder protection, capital preservation and business continuity, supervisory relief to reduce insurers’ administrative burden, and improvements to risk management, among others.

The international ratings agency said that it expects the capital-management measures introduced by these regulators and the increasing commitment by insurers and regulators to strengthen risk-management practices will

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Coronavirus vaccine won’t bring about a ‘fairytale’ ending: Expert


Pictured in this video screen grab is a volunteer receiving a Russian-made polyvalent vector vaccine for COVID-19 as part of clinical trials at Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage around the world, a lot of hope is being placed on finding an effective and safe vaccine against Covid-19.

That might be a mistake, according to Dale Fisher, professor of infectious diseases at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He told CNBC Tuesday that we should manage our

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Enterprise News — RT International


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Overhead would possibly embody tools, advertising prices, and wages for personnel, but in any other case starting a cleaning service is a comparatively low-cost enterprise. Right here too, the … Read More