Cultivating Hemp: Potential for a Global Impact

In today’s consumer-driven world, identifying and implementing sustainable methods has increasingly become a standard seen across all industries. Whether it is a manufacturer attempting to make their product with less environmentally harmful materials, or the individual consumer choosing to purchase a sustainable product, the emphasis on sustainability is being echoed at all levels. Interestingly, it … Read more

Navigating a Political Minefield?

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is an ethnic and territorial dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia.[1] The complex origins of the conflict were initially influenced by Soviet-era land distribution policies in the 1920’s, and recently revitalized by Azerbaijani forces in 2020 that were motivated in part by systemically cultivated animus and in part by political pressure from Turkey.[2] … Read more

Does the EU’s Proposed Designation of Nuclear Power and Natural Gas as Green Investments Make Sense?

On February 2, 2022, the European Commission (“Commission”) approved in principle the Complementary Delegated Act, a document that sets forth technical criteria for designating nuclear power and natural gas projects as sustainable.[1] Such designation will enable certain nuclear and gas projects to become part of the European Union’s (“EU”) taxonomy for sustainable activities — a … Read more