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Source: Huff Post
The modern corporate responsibility movement is maturing. Evidence continues to build showing that sustainable business practices can help to mitigate risks and enhance opportunities
April 11, 2016 There are still far too many unanswered questions and dodgy data being used in the greenhouse gas debate
Newcastle Herald - The scary forecasts of runaway heating are based on complicated but narrowly-focussed carbon-centric computerised global circulation codels built for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)....
April 11, 2016 Water in IR Communications TodaySource: Alphasense- Pamela Styles, principal, Next Level Investor Relations LLC
Water is a prominent “Hot Topic” in the rapidly evolving ESG / Sustainability field. I recently used AlphaSense to look for evidence of its current impact on traditional Investor Relations (IR) communications to the broader...
Forbes - What keeps CEOs up at night' It's not that they know, but what they don't know. Such is the case in which General Motors newly appointed CEO Mary Barra finds herself. According to reporting by New York Times reporter...
April 8, 2016 Who Owns The Debate In The Tale Of Panama?Source: Forbes
Regardless of an organization’s or an individual’s actual guilt or involvement in unlawful activities, firms should take account of this new context and adapt their behaviors accordingly.
San Luis Obispo Tribune - Water innovations will save lives and make a better future for our children. Siegel, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, has published essays in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the...
Source: The Street
Chances are, you've put a General Electric (GE - Get Report) light bulb in a lamp before. Or baked pizza in a GE oven. Or flown in an airline powered by a GE engine.
mintpressnews.com - One of the BBC’s flagship news programmes has shown a “strong” bias towards Britain staying in the European Union (EU), a media monitoring group claimed last week. From the 13th of January to the 11th of March...
Plastics Today - 18, 2012, issue of Forbes magazine. It was written by contributor Jon Entine, a self-described skeptic who writes about science, public policy, media and NGOs. His article reveals â??what happens when...
Source: Washington Post
LONDON — Iceland’s prime minister became the first major figure brought down by the leak of millions of records on offshore accounts as the scrutiny intensified around officials from other countries, including Ukraine’s president.
April 6, 2016 What To Sweat About If Your Name Is In The Panama PapersSource: Forbes
So I was both disappointed and relieved when I started looking into the Panama Papers. The disappointment is that The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has not made the documents from the law firm Mossack...
Source: Daily News
Stanford researchers who studied trends in the atmospheric circulation patterns that affect California’s rainfall have found that conditions linked to the hot, dry weather during our latest drought have become more frequent in...
April 6, 2016 Excessive, Wrong-Headed Regulation of 'GMOs' Stifles Innovation And Slows Economic GrowthSource: Forbes
Arguably, the underlying disease is the panoply of anti-innovation policies, actions and attitudes of the Obama administration, which has been an outlier–to the high side–of “economically significant” regulations (those that are...
April 5, 2016 How Much Would It Cost For State And Local Governments to Actually Fully Fund Their Pensions?Source: Forbes
Overall, state and local governments dedicated just 4.1% of their spending to pension contributions in 2013.
April 5, 2016 Can Calpers Live With Responsible Returns?Source: Bloomberg
The California Public Employees' Retirement System recently opened a new chapter in socially responsible investing (also known as environment, social and governance, or ESG, investing) when its investment committee decided to...
April 5, 2016 12 entrepreneurs who are changing the world
Shelby Star - The World Economic Forum announced their newest class of Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs of the Year this week. The list recognizes 12 entrepreneurs whose social good enterprises are changing the global...
Source: Huff Post
The threats posed by climate change could become as ubiquitous in companies’ financial reports as their earnings and sales information, if Michael Bloomberg has his way.
April 4, 2016 Fury Over Fracking = Book ReviewSource: NY Books.com
What should we think of a corporation that undertakes research on one of its products only to discover that its use could be damaging—and then tries to conceal the potential dangers of that product’s use? An investigation...
April 4, 2016 4 Climate Change Facts Everyone Should KnowSource: Inquisitr
“Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about or planet and its climate on a global scale.”
April 1, 2016 America Needs An Energy PresidentSource: Forbes
Anyone who has been waiting for leadership on energy policy during this year’s tumultuous Presidential campaign may be waiting in vain. There’s little talk of energy and, even when the candidates offer a few proposals on their...
Global seas could rise nearly twice as much as previous, widely accepted estimates, according to a study published on Thursday saying low-lying cities face possible disaster by the end of the century.
April 1, 2016 Rethinking attitudes towards sustainabilitySource: Boulder Weekly
Sustainability is an all encompassing concept that affects every part of our lives. It’s not just about science and the environment but also includes art, family, movement, politics and education. And while most of us, to some...
March 31, 2016 Market Structure Map - Bad ForecastSource: Tim Quast, president, ModernNetworks IR LLC
Speaking of ferocity, yesterday Janet Yellen yelled the dollar down a percentage point. One would expect to see in response stronger equity indexes (SPY rose the inverse of the dollar’s move) and emerging markets (EEM up 1.4%),...
Source: Washington Post
For many scientists studying Antarctica, and particularly the vulnerable West Antarctic ice sheet, a major new study significantly increasing expectations for sea-level rise is the culmination of a large body of prior research —...
March 31, 2016 The Truth About SustainabilitySource: Forbes
Is our way of life sustainable? For the last several decades—actually centuries—despite a continuously improving quality of life, many of our thought leaders have said “No.” In fact, the most our prosperity has increased, the...
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