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July 19, 2019 A booming manufacturing report just poked another hole in the Fed’s case for a rate cutSource: CNBC
The Philadelphia Fed saw its primary gauge measuring the sector jump from 0.3 in June to 21.8, far better than Wall Street estimates of 5 and the highest in a year. The index measures the difference between companies saying they...
The House of Representative’s decision to pass a bill raising the federal minimum wage to $15 received almost immediate criticism from major business organizations.
Source: The Atlantic
On a hot July evening last year, a rancher tried to use a hammer and stake to plug a wasp’s nest. The hammer slipped, a spark flew, and a patch of dry grass ignited, according to the Los Angeles Times. Within minutes, the brush...
If this degree of over-production continues, the only viable solution would be for consumers to stop shopping with those brands en masse, and that hardly seems realistic.
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About Those Assembled “Best Of” Lists of Companies – What Lessons Are There For The Managers Of Other Firms…Not On The List Of The Chosen?
Thursday, 18. July 2019
There are a number of “best of” lists that corporate managers and investment professionals scour to see what companies are judged to be doing well (by the list makers)…whether they be industry peers & competitors, or possible acquisitions or partners, … Continue reading
Do Consumer Favor Sustainable Brands for Their Products and Services Needs? NYU Stern School Research Dives Deep into the Data For Answers
Monday, 01. July 2019
Business & Society
by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute Many people in consumer marketing are wondering about consumer preferences for “sustainable” products! In our weekly newsletter the G&A Institute team offers media and experts’ shared perspectives on various issues … 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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The Rise of Coffee Shaming
July 19, 2019 - - Source: The Atlantic
The 5 Benefits of Increasing Your Corporate Social Responsibility
July 19, 2019 - - Source: Real Leaders
Toys 'R' Us is coming back to the United States
July 19, 2019 - - Source: CNN
Heat Wave Blankets Much Of The U.S. This Week
July 19, 2019 - - Source: NPR
Carbon calculator: how taking one flight emits as much as many people do in a year
July 19, 2019 - - Source: The Guardian
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