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Massachusetts Gov. Vetoes Bill Calling for Net-Zero Emissions by Midcentury – Green Tech Media

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Written by Emma Foehringer Merchant

The legislation also would have raised the state’s renewable portfolio standard to 40 percent by 2030.

Massachusetts lawmakers began 2021 by passing legislation imposing limitations on the state’s emissions in coming decades, codifying a broad, …

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Massachusetts Gov. Vetoes Bill Calling for Net-Zero Emissions by Midcentury – Green Tech Media

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Written by Jeff St. John

Homes need a lot more digital smarts nowadays to manage rooftop solar, backup batteries and electric vehicle chargers. It’s nice if those distributed energy resources (DERs) can be integrated with household electrical load controls via …

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NBCUniversal Awards Grants to 10 Social Impact Nonprofits (Exclusive) – The Hollywood Reporter

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Written by Rebecca Sun

The new partnerships are part of the multi-year, $100 million commitment Comcast made in June to combat institutional injustice and inequality.

NBCUniversal has identified 10 nonprofit organizations that are the latest beneficiaries of parent company Comcast’s …

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Apple reveals how it will spend the $100 million it pledged in June toward racial equity – Fortune

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Written by Michal Lev-Ram

Last June, Apple announced it would earmark $100 million for its new Racial Equity and Justice initiative, an effort to “challenge the systemic barriers to opportunity and dignity that exist for communities of color and particularly for the …

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Meet Binney Street Capital: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s first venture fund – Fierce Biotech

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Written by Ben Adams

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is getting into the life science funding biz with the launch of its venture arm Binney Street Capital.

Dana-Farber is certainly no stranger to backing biotechs and teaming up with other VCs; …

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