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April 11, 2016 When traditional culture meets modern corporate sustainability

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 Today

Source: 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...

April 8, 2016 General Motors: The Problem Is Greater Than A Faulty Ignition Switch

Source: Forbes

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.

April 8, 2016 Israeli water solutions can help world, author says at Cal Poly

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...

April 8, 2016 What's More American: Democratic Socialism or General Electric?

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.

April 7, 2016 BBC Bias, Brexit, The EU, Bilderberg And Global Government

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...

April 7, 2016 War on BPA: Recent campaign is not the first go-round for Campbell Soup Co.

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...

April 6, 2016 Scrutiny on officials worldwide increases in offshore leaks

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 Papers

Source: 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...

April 6, 2016 Stanford study: California moving toward more extreme weather

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 Growth

Source: 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...

April 4, 2016 Why Companies Shouldn’t Hide The Financial Risks Of Climate Change

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 Review

Source: 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 Know

Source: 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 President

Source: 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...

April 1, 2016 Seas could rise higher than predicted, drenching coastal cities: study

Source: Reuters

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 sustainability

Source: 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 Forecast

Source: 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%),...[more]

March 31, 2016 The alarming science driving much higher sea level projections for this century

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 Sustainability

Source: 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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