Billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd. and partners agreed to buy AVR Afvalverwerking BV from Van Gansewinkel Groep BV for 943.7 million euros ($1.3 billion) to add waste processing in Europe.
Ford Motor Co.’s call today with Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks on the No. 2 U.S. carmaker’s sustainability efforts showed that going green is falling into the laps of those who control purse strings at more of the world’s largest companies.
Cia. de Saneamento de Minas Gerais, Brazil’s second-biggest water utility by market value, will invest 900 million reais ($449 million) this year in infrastructure including 80 sewage-treatment plants.
Teck Resources Ltd., a Vancouver- based coal and copper producer, said a waste-treatment plant at its Trail site is operating again following an earlier shutdown because of a discharge into the Columbia River.