Investments

To invest is to allocate money in the expectation of some benefit in the future. In finance, the benefit from an investment is called a return. The return may consist of a gain or a loss realized from the sale of a property or an investment, unrealized capital appreciation (or depreciation), or investment income such as dividends, interest, rental income etc., or a combination of capital gain and income. The return may also include currency gains or losses due to changes in the foreign currency exchange rates. Investors generally expect higher returns from riskier investments. When a low-risk investment is …

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CSA: Canadian Standards Association · 17 May 2024 English

Annual Report 2023-2024 Making an impact for a safer, healthier and more sustainable Canada For more than 100 years, CSA Group has led the development of standards in Canada, and …

intended to assist in determining foundational investments that will improve efficacy in care delivery across our survey results typically important capital investments in this business to ensure place CSA Group in new labs in Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand. Investments like these position CSA Group’s TIC business


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 16 May 2024 English

A guide for governments on defining what should be considered as "strategic" or "critical" based on a series of objective criteria.

value-addition capacities, notably through investments and partnerships. A global consultation conducted considerations, such as price volatility, levels of investments, government incentives, and trade restrictions either through fiscal revenues, export revenues, investments, and/or employment. Information should include investment, public investments (including through state-owned entities) and state-backed investments. Data on of incentives would be required to stimulate investments in supply chains. Incentives could take the form


McMaster Health Forum · 15 May 2024 English

Social Systems Evidence: Taxonomy of program and service areas, governance, financial and delivery arrangements, and implementation strategies

corrections o Undocumented individuals o Human capital investments o Nuclear energy o Temporary housing o Reintegration


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 May 2024 English

International investment treaties and their investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) system are facing growing scrutiny of how they threaten climate action, environmental protection, and social justice. But what would an alternative …

prevent foreign investors from making sustainable investments—for example, domestic laws that prohibit foreign with respect to some foreign investments, i.e., only sustainable investments, and they should limit the propose a particular way of defining sustainable investments. Instead, we highlight different options and multilateral platform; • phasing out fossil fuel investments, ending public subsidies for their support, and Consent from Indigenous Peoples in relation to investments that affect them or their land, or they could


UCP: University of Calgary Press · 15 May 2024 English

The Briscoe-MacDougall family retire to their lakeside cabin each summer. This annual vacation is at time to unwind and refresh, a time to relax away from the hustle and bustle …

appreciate some of the structure that he sought. Investments flew, and grew, while the world around them all. Benjamin had had to concede that point. Investments went bust as the decade wore on. Seattle and


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 May 2024 English

International investment treaties and their investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) system are facing growing scrutiny of how they threaten climate action, environmental protection, and social justice. But what would an alternative …

prevent foreign investors from making sustainable investments—for example, domestic laws that prohibit foreign with respect to some foreign investments, i.e., only sustainable investments, and they should limit the propose a particular way of defining sustainable investments. Instead, we highlight different options and multilateral platform; • phasing out fossil fuel investments, ending public subsidies for their support, and


UBC: UBC Press · 15 May 2024 English

The old neo-liberal economic theory that deregulation will solve the problem of unaffordable housing is being contradicted by reality, with ugly consequences for social cohesion, mental health, urban vitality, and …

nice if you own assets and the value of your investments grow and grow. It is not so great when you are capital to invest and enough cash fow from these investments to leverage (or f- nancially back up) more and


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 14 May 2024 English

How will emerging technologies affect the artisanal and small-scale mining sector?

and training: Governments should prioritize investments in upgrading technological infrastructure to ASM miners to advance their operations through investments in equipment and technology could result in


Fraser Institute · 14 May 2024 English

This report presents the results of the Fraser Institute's 2023 annual mining survey, which assesses the impact of mineral endowments and policy factors on attitudes toward exploration investment. The survey …

exploration tenement in which we had made substantial investments in the past. Despite our repeated requests for with a complete lack of safeguards for mining investments leave investors vulnerable to expropriation without


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 14 May 2024 English

At the COP 28 climate summit in Dubai, 198 governments agreed to transition away from fossil fuels. That means phasing out oil and gas, as well as coal. Yet most …

infrastructure and technologies. It occurs when investments, policies, or societal norms become deeply rooted seek compensation for perceived harm to their investments resulting from government actions. Just transition economic development. Stranded asset Refers to investments in assets, such as oil and gas infrastructure relative to projections used to justify current investments, with the values of reserves estimated to decrease government priorities and can lead to shifts in investments in the wider private market. The CETP, discussed


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