Colombian Health Reform Project Approved in the House: What’s Next in the Senate?

2023-12-06 01:18:01 With a slow start to the last debate on the health reform project in the House of Representatives, finally around 7:50 pm the articles were approved to move on to the next phase: discussion in the Senate. On Monday night, after failing to reach an agreement regarding article 42, the session was adjourned … Read more

Milestone Directive: Michigan Government commits to All Zero-Emission Vehicle Fleet by 2040

2023-12-05 20:37:30 Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Tuesday requiring the state government to convert its fleet of cars and trucks to zero-emission vehicles by 2040. The move would mark a significant change for Michigan departments, which have more than 8,000 vehicles. Currently, only three of them are electric vehicles, Whitmer’s … Read more

Belgium’s Low Emission Zones: Retrofitting and Access Rules Explained

2023-11-24 08:40:00 In Belgium, only three low emissions zones are currently in place: that of Antwerp, a pioneer in this area, followed by the Brussels Region and the city of Ghent. In Brussels, all diesel vehicles not meeting the Euro 4 standard or higher are prohibited, under penalty of quarterly fines of 350 euros. And … Read more

Defending Capitalism: A Sociologist’s Perspective on the Future of the Free Market

2023-11-21 11:34:25 Capitalism is under attack and needs someone to defend it. Under this premise, the sociologist and historian Rainer Zitelmann has adopted a task that may not be very popular: defend a system that today is associated with the problems facing humanity. Zitelmann, aligned with historian Deirdre McCloskey, has been making a strong defense … Read more

5 ways companies can support climate finance

2023-11-14 07:31:23 Corporate support for climate issues is no longer just a matter of initiatives, but has become an absolute necessity, especially with the effects of climate change and the worst weather waves the world has witnessed this year. Many companies are seeking to adopt environmental sustainability measures in light of the difficult repercussions they … Read more

Toyota Announces $8 Billion Investment for North Carolina Battery Plant, Creating 3,000 New Jobs

2023-10-31 13:00:00 Additional funding will add approximately 3,000 new jobs LIBERTY, N.C., Oct. 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Toyota today announced a new investment of nearly $8 billion that will add approximately 3,000 jobs at Toyota Battery Manufacturing North Carolina (TBMNC). This brings total investment to approximately $13.9 billion and job creation to more than 5,000 … Read more