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Macroeconomic woes pile on the pressure in Turkey

May 4, 2022

Turkey’s economy is suffering, with critics claiming the situation is being exacerbated by government policy.

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Turkey’s banking sector looks to the bright side

April 28, 2022

Sustainable finance and digitalisation helping to keep Turkey’s bankers positive

Banks can learn from extractives’ ESG experience

July 31, 2020

ESG was pioneered in the extractive industries, and banking and finance can learn a great deal from their experience, writes Rikard Scoufias of Greece’s national oil and gas exploration and production company HHRM.

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A sustainable framework for affordable energy

June 22, 2020

Providing energy access to the poor is vital to global recovery – but it must be a viable business.

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Will oil producers recover from the new shock?

May 26, 2020

Oil exporters have been hit with a double whammy as global demand collapses.

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Can Norway’s Oil Fund chart a course to a greener future?

April 10, 2020

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is trying to reconcile its dependence on fossil fuels and a green future. 

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Is Guyana’s oil boom good news or bad for its economy?

April 6, 2020

The discovery of oil will likely transform Guyana’s economy. But there are downsides to sudden resource-related wealth, as other developing economies have learned. 

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Petrobras CEO looks beyond debt and scandal to a greener future

September 1, 2017

The CEO of Brazil’s beleaguered state oil producer Petrobras, Pedro Parente, talks to Silvia Pavoni about the scandal-riven company's five-year plan to reduce its debts, how it is handling mounting environmental concerns, and what it is doing to cope in an era of low commodity prices. 

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Will climate change cause the next financial crisis?

September 1, 2017

As extreme climate events become more frequent and governments ramp up their commitment to transitioning to lower carbon economies, are financial institutions prepared, or will their unaccounted-for climate risk lead to the next financial crisis? Silvia Pavoni reports.

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China pulls into lead for green investment

February 1, 2017

China is pulling ahead of Europe when it comes to investing in green projects, while president Donald Trump's scepticism towards climate change is risking the US's status in the field, author and professor Mariana Mazzucato tells Stefania Palma.

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