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September 30, 2014 Forbes: World’s biggest billionaires have more billions than ever beforeSource: Washington Post
The price of entry to The Forbes 400 this year is $1.55 billion, the highest it’s been since Forbes started tracking American wealth in 1982. Last year it took $1.3 billion to score a spot. Because the bar is so high, 113 U.S....
September 30, 2014 Why Is Goldman Sachs Advocating For Sustainability?Source: Fastcoexist.com
One of the most persuasive arguments for increasing a company’s social and environmental performance is that it will save money, enhance profitability, and generate more business value. Curiously, it is not the Sierra Club,...
September 30, 2014 Human-Caused Climate Change Worsened Heat Waves in 2013, Study SaysSource: National Geographic
A new report attributes heat waves around the world in 2013 to human-caused climate change, but finds the link between climate change and other extreme weather events—including the California drought—to be much less certain.
September 30, 2014 EU says Ireland tax deal with Apple was state aidSource: Reuters
The European Union has accused Ireland of giving Apple Inc. illegal state aid through tax arrangements that had "no scientific basis" but which helped the iPhone maker shelter tens of billions of dollars in international revenues...
September 29, 2014 RepRisk releases Special Report on Indigenous CommunitiesSource: RepRisk
Zurich – RepRisk, the leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, has released its latest Special Report on Indigenous Communities and the ESG issues that are impacting these...
September 29, 2014 Dollar surges anew, euro zone data eyedSource: Reuters
The dollar rose to new multi-year highs against the yen, euro and a basket of currencies on Monday, a three-month-old rally showing no signs of dissipating before a week of important economic set pieces.
September 29, 2014 Profit From Global Warming Even If You Don't Believe In ItSource: Forbes
I’m not taking a stand about whether global warming is occurring, or whether human activity is causing it. Rather, I’m approaching the topic with a quote attributed to Trotsky in the back of my mind: “You might not be interested...
Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow
Two-thirds of global chief executives believe that businesses are not doing enough to address global sustainability challenges, according to a new UN report.
September 26, 2014 Shellshock bug could threaten millions. Compared with Heartbleed.Source: Washington Post
programming flaw dubbed the “Bash Bug,” or more ominously “Shellshock,” is being described as potential threat to millions of computers, servers, medical devices, power plants and municipal water systems and even common objects...
September 26, 2014 First take: Did Alibaba IPO mark a top for stocks?Source: USA Today
There's an old saying on Wall Street that nobody rings a bell at a market top. But the eight Alibaba customers who rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange last Friday — the day the Chinese e-commerce giant became a...
September 26, 2014 Reporting supply chain sustainability: a myriad of metricsSource: Guardian
Surveys of corporate disclosure practices consistently find that more than 90% of the world’s largest 250 companies now publicly report on aspects of their sustainability performance. However, improving overall performance...
September 26, 2014 Capitalism Is Saving the Climate, You HippiesSource: Daily Beast
One of the possible solutions to global warming and climate change is a rapid scaling up of technologies that allow humans to go about their business while emitting less carbon dioxide, or no CO2 at all. And increasingly, Wall...
September 25, 2014 Switch to Natural Gas Won't Reduce Carbon Emissions Much, Study FindsSource: National Geographic
Switching from coal to natural gas for power generation won't do much to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and might even raise them slightly, in part because it will discourage the use of carbon-free renewable energy,...
September 25, 2014 Why Millennials Are the World's Best Chance to Make Sustainability the New NormalSource: Mashable.com
Millennials want to work for purposeful organizations and companies, he added. But with 1.8 billion millennials in the world, it's a difficult task to achieve scale in sustainability. Much of the onus falls on big brands and...
September 25, 2014 UN chief calls on world leaders to find 'seeds of hope' in world seeming to fall apartSource: Fox News
The United Nations chief called for world leaders Wednesday to join an international campaign to ease the plight of nearly unprecedented numbers of refugees, the displaced and victims of violence in a world wracked by wars and...
September 25, 2014 Apple Yanks iOS 8.0.1 After Reports of No Cell Service and Other IssuesSource: NBC News
Apple confirmed Wednesday it pulled its iOS 8.0.1 update amid widespread reports of major issues with the software, including users unable to access cell service or the TouchID fingerprint sensor.
September 25, 2014 Market Structure Map - Double StandardSource: Tim Quast, President, ModernNetworks IR LLC
George Orwell and Aldous Huxley with their inventive dystopian literary imaginations would be hard-pressed to formulate a fictional world so categorically riddled with contradiction and double standards.
Source: Christian Science Monitor
At a UN Climate Summit in New York Tuesday, President Obama said the US was beginning to take action to fight climate change, but must do more. Mr. Obama called on the international community to make strong commitments on clean...
September 24, 2014 Sustainability reporting falling shortSource: Phys.org
But the quality and consistency of sustainability reporting remains a problem, with some companies distorting their reporting to highlight positive news. Despite the sector being driven by the needs of socially responsible...
September 24, 2014 Soda companies pledge 20 percent calorie cut by 2025. Is it too late?Source: CSM
Coca Cola, PepsiCo, and the Dr Pepper Snapple Group have pledged to cut the calories consumed from their sugary drink offerings by 20 percent over the next decade. But if falling soda sales and public policy initiatives are any...
September 24, 2014 Home Depot data breach triggers fraudulent transactions: WSJSource: Reuters
Data breach at home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc (HD.N) has led to fraudulent transactions across the United States, draining cash from customer bank accounts, the Wall Street Journal said.
September 23, 2014 Countries, companies mobilize around carbon pricing ahead of UN summitSource: Reuters
The World Bank said Monday that 73 national and 11 regional governments and some 1,000 companies will join forces to push for policies setting a price on carbon emissions to encourage a shift to cleaner energy technologies.
September 23, 2014 Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study WarnsSource: US News
Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the United States may soon exacerbate many existing health risks.
September 23, 2014 U.S. SEC to pay $30 million-plus in largest whistleblower awardSource: Reuters
An anonymous tipster living abroad will be receiving more than $30 million, in the largest whistleblower award ever doled out by U.S. securities regulators as part of a program that aims to incentivize insiders to report...
September 23, 2014 The Unexpected Sustainability of Gen Y - text/videoSource: Huff Post
Gen Y has been accused of being selfish, lazy and bad recyclers--hardly poster children of an environmentally sustainable future. However, enabled by technology and in reaction to their financial challenges, Gen Y is finding all...
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