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June 1, 2015 Warming oceans could mean typhoons are 14% stronger by 2100, study says

The Carbon Brief - It's worth remembering that the latest research shows current emissions tracking the highest emissions scenario of those used by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) scenarios, so...

May 31, 2015 EIA Analysis: Wind Energy Is The Lowest-Cost Option For Reducing Carbon Emissions

North American Windpower - îWorld Resources Instituteî (WRI) also released analysis that looked at all economy-wide options for reducing carbon pollution and found that, thanks to recent cost declines, renewable...

May 29, 2015 See how much CEOs make at top companies

Star News Online - A guided data visualization showing executive compensation at îStandard and Poor'sî 500 companies. Your browser does not support the iframe HTML tag. Try viewing this in a modern browser like...

May 29, 2015 Unilever, Patagonia cement their positions as the world's most sustainable brands, says new report

Source: Thhe Guardian

Unilever and Patagonia have cemented their position as the world’s most sustainable brands, topping the list of sustainability leaders in a new report released Thursday.

May 29, 2015 Global Warming Update

Source: Greenpeace

Petroleum interests and paid denialist employ scientific doubt to rationalize non-action, but this is a trick. Scientific knowledge is built on doubt. Every process in nature involves multiple influences, no observer knows all...

May 28, 2015 More Americans expect higher incomes this year

Source: USA Today

Americans are significantly more optimistic about their income prospects while their perceptions of their financial well-being have improved modestly, according to Federal Reserve survey results out Wednesday.

May 28, 2015 The cost of a data breach has jumped 23 percent in two years

Source: PC World

The average cost of a data breach has increased by 23 percent over the past two years to $3.79 million, according to a report Wednesday from IBM and the Ponemon Institute. And the average cost for each lost of stolen record...

May 26, 2015 Top energy firms tied to almost a third of greenhouse gases -study

Source: Reuters

PARIS – Thirty-two energy companies led by Russia’s Gazprom account for almost a third of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions if the burning of all the coal, oil and gas they produce is taken into account, a study said on...

May 22, 2015 Chart: Here's how much you should worry about Wall Street

Source: Fortune

The fact that a bad lending and credit crisis brought down the economy six years ago was proof positive for many that the financial sector, and more specifically Wall Street, had grown too large.

May 22, 2015 The massive generational divide on America’s role in the world

Source: Fortune

So, what role do Americans want their government to play? I asked 1,044 adults (representative of the U.S. population according to age and sex) 10 questions about America’s role in the world. They were then asked to choose which...

May 21, 2015 OECD Sees Continued Rise in Growth-Harming Inequality

Source: Wall Street Journal

Two-fifths of the population of developed countries have gained little over recent decades, driving a rise in income inequality that is damaging economic growth and that can only be reversed through a wide range of government...

May 21, 2015 Euro zone economy lost momentum in May—but hiring increased

Source: CNBC

The euro zone economy continued to lose momentum in May, according to closely-watched surveys published Thursday, but it wasn't all bad news, with hiring in the region on the up.

May 20, 2015 Survey: Wall Street ethics still an oxymoron

Source: CBS: Money Watch

July marks the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, better known as the Dodd-Frank Act. The measure was a direct response to the excesses perpetrated by Wall Street and to the lack...

May 20, 2015 New report confirms environmental sustainability is good business

Source: Lexology

A new study released by Morgan Stanley confirms that investors appear to place a premium on sustainability yet believe that sustainable investments require some financial sacrifice. Two key findings include: 1) nearly...

May 20, 2015 In What Companies are Socially Responsible Investors Likely to Invest?

Source: Millionaire Corner

Baby Boomers and seniors ages 65 and up are the strongest proponents of socially responsible investing and the investors most likely to support companies whose policies support causes in which they are passionate

May 20, 2015 Actuaries need to think ‘carefully’ about the link between sustainability and the financial system

Source: The Actuary

The review Sustainability and the Financial System, launched at an event in London to look at the impact of monetary policy on the economy and the environment, identified the three key themes where further research is needed. -

May 19, 2015 Smithfield Foods Named the Top Performer in the Meat Industry in Water Management Says New Ceres Report

GlobeNewswire - The company uses Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines for public sustainability reporting, and utilized two separate tools to assess water risk both domestically and internationally: the îWorld...

May 19, 2015 Historic Survey of Financial Services Professionals Reveals Widespread Disregard for Ethics and an Alarming Use of Secrecy Policies and Agreements to Silence Employees

Source: SYS-Con Media

The survey, the most expansive of its kind, polled more than 1,200 U.S. and U.K.-based financial services professionals to examine views on workplace ethics, the nexus between principles and profits, the state of industry...

May 18, 2015 Weather events taken to extremes by climate change

Source: Eco-Business

Scientists warn that global warming could greatly increase the likelihood of droughts, floods and heatwaves reaching record levels of frequency and intensity.

May 18, 2015 One in three Brits at risk of deadly food poisoning from 'killer chickens'

Source: Mirror (UK)

A third of Brits are in danger of falling victim to a killer food poisoning bug, a leading watchdog has warned. According to a study by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), a third of the population is at risk of becoming ill because...

May 18, 2015 After 10,000 years giant Antarctic ice-shelf will be gone by 2020, Nasa report says

Source: The Telegraph

Antarctica's Larsen B ice-shelf is on course to disintegrate completely within the next five years, according to a new study by Nasa, the US space agency.

May 11, 2015 The World's Largest Companies 2015

Source: Forbes

The FORBES Global 2000 is a comprehensive list of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenues, profits, assets and market value. We use a composite score that weighs those four metrics equally, as...

May 8, 2015 Proxy Monitor 2015: 2015 Proxy Season Early Report

Source: Insider Online

Corporate America’s “proxy season”—the period between mid-April 15 and mid-June when most of the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States hold annual meetings to vote on company business—is now in full swing. As...

May 7, 2015 A Look At Endowments And Responsible Investing

Source: Value Walk

The April 2015 Commonfund Study of Responsible Investing analyzes policies, practices and attitudes with respect to responsible investing among 200 U.S. colleges and universities of various sizes. The study included 123 private...

May 6, 2015 Five Charts That Show Work-Life Balance Is Dead

Source: Bloomberg

The report, based on a survey of 9,699 employed adults around the world, found that people complain about ever-longer hours, disappointing raises, and a lack of flexibility among their employers, especially when the employees...

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