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March 14, 2016 Large equity funds score poorly on sustainability

Source: FT

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March 14, 2016 February breaks global temperature records by 'shocking' amount

Source: The Guardian

Global temperatures in February smashed previous monthly records by an unprecedented amount, according to Nasa data, sparking warnings of a climate emergency.

March 14, 2016 The Whole Trade Story

US News and World Report- Researchers trace the biggest specific losses in American manufacturing to China's entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001, which generated a wave of Chinese imports. MIT economist David Autor...

March 10, 2016 Wind Power Can Help Older Tonnage Compete with Newer Eco-Ships, Says New Study

Ship Bunker - and environmental think-tank the Carbon War Room. According to a summary of the report the exact fuel savings that can be achieved will depend on weather patterns along the route, but also the design of the ship,...

March 9, 2016 The Real Cause of the Flint Crisis

Source: The Atlantic

The shocking crisis in Flint—where state cost-cutting mandates led to lead-tainted water that has poisoned thousands of children—has become a metaphor for American political dysfunction. Yet it should also be a reminder of how...

March 3, 2016 The role of corporations in global governance remains a much overlooked area of study

Source: The London School of Economics

Often in the discussion of global governance, if corporations are included they are seen as either subject to various international organisations’ regulatory impact/oversight or are identified as having (benign or malign)...

March 3, 2016 Climate Change Could Kill Half a Million by 2050

Source: Bloomberg

At least 500,000 extra people will probably die by 2050 from health effects related to warming temperatures and dietary changes, according to a study from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food published in U.K....

March 2, 2016 Study: Eliminating GMOs would hurt environment, economy

Source: UPI

Researchers at Purdue University simulated a GMO ban in the United States, and the outputs weren't positive. The scientists found lower crop yield would have negative environmental and economic consequences.

March 1, 2016 Surveys on Business Ethics, 2015

Source: Blue and Green Tomorrow

Every year, the IBE publishes a summary of useful surveys which have been published the previous year on a business ethics theme.

March 1, 2016 Poll: Most Americans Haven’t Directly Benefited From Obamacare

Source: Daily Caller

The vast majority of Americans have not benefited from Obamacare, according to a poll released by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Monday.

February 29, 2016 As sea levels rise, economic damage piles up even faster: study

Source: Reuters

Extreme floods whipped up by storms will become ever more costly for cities as ocean levels edge up around the world's coasts in coming decades, they wrote in a study that could help guide governments budgeting to protect...

February 26, 2016 Consumers have a bigger impact on the environment than anything else, study finds

Source: Science Alert

From that perspective, researchers say household consumers are by far the biggest drain on the planet, which makes for a very different picture to purely nation-focused analyses of environmental impact. In other words, before we...

February 26, 2016 CSR Profile of Walmart

CSR Wire - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 260 million customers...

February 24, 2016 Most Canadians Still Don’t Buy The Global Warming Narrative

Source: Daily Caller

Canadians increasingly don’t believe global warming is man-made, with 56 percent of residents expressing the sentiment in a five-year study published last week by researchers from Yale University and the University of Montreal.

February 23, 2016 Seas Rose Faster in 20th Century than in Previous 27 Centuries

Source: NewsWeek

Had it not been for climate change, global sea levels would have risen by less than half the amount they did in the 20th century — and may even have fallen. Instead, the seas rose faster during those 100 years than in any of the...

February 23, 2016 Obama advisers see steady economic growth and widening inequality

Source: Washington Post

The 2016 Economic Report of the President says that the economy will continue modest, steady growth this year but that inequality remains higher in the United States than in other countries and has been growing faster.

February 22, 2016 Majority of Americans support government action on energy security, poll shows

Source: The Daily Texan

A majority of Americans across the political spectrum say government and industry should cooperate to strengthen U.S. energy security, according to the semiannual UT Energy Poll. The poll, released during UT’s Energy Week,...

February 22, 2016 Fossil fuel emissions behind Australia's record-breaking spring heat, suggests study

Source: The Guardian

World leaders and street protesters were struggling in a heatwave with temperatures hovering around 40C at Brisbane’s G20 meeting.

February 18, 2016 Zika virus: Study supports link to microcephaly

Source: BBC News

Scientists say a study involving pregnant women in Brazil "strengthens" the theory that Zika is linked to microcephaly birth defects in babies.

February 18, 2016 Better water management could halve global food deficit – scientists

Source: Reuters

LONDON – Investing in agricultural water management could substantially reduce hunger while limiting some of the harmful effects of climate change on crop yields, scientists said in a study released on Tuesday.

February 18, 2016 Corrosion outside oil pipeline caused crude spill on California coast – report

Source: The Guardian

Federal regulators say corrosion on the outside of an oil pipeline was the cause of a major crude spill on the Santa Barbara coast last year.

February 17, 2016 Study: NASA satellites show areas growing drier, wetter

Source: USA Today

The research, published last week in the journal Science, will likely lead to adjustments in calculations of contributions to sea-level rise in upcoming reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This map...

February 17, 2016 This study says there are two reasons for the gender pay gap

World Economic Forum - The gender pay gap is still wide open. The World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report 2015 shows that globally, women are still paid on average just above half the average male wage. While governments...

February 16, 2016 Inquiry backs plan to store world's nuclear waste in outback Australia

Source: The Guardian

Draft findings of royal commission in South Australia back nuclear fuel storage and expanded uranium mining, but rule out nuclear energy industry

February 16, 2016 US consumer confidence edges higher in January

Channel News Asia - WASHINGTON: US consumer confidence improved slightly in January, building on a gain in December, as the medium-term outlook improved, the Conference Board reported on Tuesday (Jan 26). The consumer confidence...

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