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October 23, 2020 Asia suffering 'worst recession in living memory'Source: BBC
Asia Pacific is set to recover from its worst recession in living memory, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says. Growth forecasts for the region have been downgraded again, this time from -1.6% to -2.2% for this year.
October 23, 2020 Weekly jobless claims drop to nearly their lowest level since the pandemic started in MarchSource: CNBC
Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been expecting 875,000 for the week ended Oct. 17. It was their lowest total since Oct. 3 and their second-lowest mark since March 14, just before an avalanche of layoffs that followed...
October 23, 2020 CDC changed what counts as ‘close contact’ after a surprising new Covid-19 case — here’s what that means for youSource: CNBC
The Centers for Disease Control updated its definition of what it means to be in “close contact” with someone infected with Covid-19 on Wednesday, after publishing a report on Covid-19 cases that took place at a Vermont...
October 23, 2020 The challenges, realities & potential of sustainable 3D printingSource: TCT Magazine
While the prospect of utilizing less raw materials to manufacture a part seems, on the surface, to make complete carbon sense, the whole life cycle of an additive manufactured part needs to be considered.
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Wednesday, 21. October 2020
About the Climate Crisis
By Kirstie Dabbs – Analyst-Intern, G&A Institute New York City’s latest OneNYC 2050 strategy outlines an ambitious sustainability agenda that includes goals to achieve zero waste to landfill by 2030, and carbon neutrality by 2050. New Yorkers who track city- … Continue reading
The United Nations at 75 Years This Week – Corporate CEOs Around the Globe Pledge Support of the Missions
Tuesday, 20. October 2020
About the Climate Crisis
October 20, 2020 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute Three-quarters of a century of serving humanity — the family of nations celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the United Nations on October 24th. … Continue reading
Sustainability / CR Reporting
G&A Institute is the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) sole data partner for the United States of America, The United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland for monitoring, analyzing and databasing reporting results. This section of AC announces Sustainability and CR Reports as they are issued in the USA, UK and Ireland. For even more detail on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Reporting in the USA please click on the GRI graphic above for access to our reports database maintained in SustainabilityHQ™.
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Ameren's 2020 Sustainability Report receives global recognition
October 19, 2020 Source: PR Newswire
Fruit of the Loom outlines sustainability strategy
October 8, 2020 Source: Ecotextile
EOG Resources Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report
September 30, 2020 Source: Yahoo Finance
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Cost of hosting another Olympics in Utah rising as coronavirus adds to risks
October 23, 2020 - - Source: KSL
Coke is canceling 200 drink brands
October 23, 2020 - - Source: CNN
A new movement to reduce the hidden environmental cost of clothing care
October 23, 2020 - - Source: Vogue Business
Can smartphones ever be “sustainable”?
October 23, 2020 - - Source: News Statesman
Op/Ed: Considering Alternative Energy Sources for Ships
October 23, 2020 - - Source: Marine Link
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