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April 2, 2020 Understanding the Economic Shock of CoronavirusSource: Harvard Business Review
As the coronavirus continues its march around the world, governments have turned to proven public health measures, such as social distancing, to physically disrupt the contagion. Yet, doing so has severed the flow of goods and...
The question: why did so many presidential candidates (two still are) propose energy policies that were: (1) a direct threat to U.S. national security, (2) morally unjust, (3) counter to climate change goals, (4) sure to raise...
March 26, 2020 How the Pandemic Will EndSource: The Atlantic
A global pandemic of this scale was inevitable. In recent years, hundreds of health experts have written books, white papers, and op-eds warning of the possibility.
March 3, 2020 5 parts of the economy most at risk from coronavirusSource: The Hill
The growing threat of a coronavirus pandemic is raising fears about the toll it could take on the U.S. economy.
Source: The Guardian
If Brexit is any guide Boris Johnson will yield in the endgame to the EU but will be too busy taking a victory lap to spell out the concessions he has made
February 21, 2020 CEOs Need Help Navigating The Sustainability-Oriented New WorldSource: Chief Executive
The emergent environmental sensibilities in today’s C-suites require new kinds of CEOs who are willing to establish far-off goals for their companies that they won’t personally accomplish—and who seek unaccustomed and sometimes...
February 19, 2020 The Guardian view on Europe after Brexit: unity is strength - EditorialSource: The Guardian
These are strange and somewhat disorientating times for the European Union. A multipolar world in which China’s influence grows, and Donald Trump’s United States is at best an erratic ally, has created new dilemmas and dangers.
February 17, 2020 Imagining a world of sustainable, regenerative brandsSource: Fast Company
Instead of an abundance of material goods, we want an abundance of time, meaningful relationships, and passionate pursuits. We want an abundance of creativity, experiences, and freedom. How do we get there?
February 6, 2020 6 Changes in Society Could Rapidly Pave the Way to a Sustainable Future, Study FindsSource: Eco-Watch
The report, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (PNAS), identifies six "tipping dynamics," or interventions, that could act as catalysts to bring about rapid societal and...
Source: You Tube/Bloomberg
David Solomon, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, discusses the company's first-ever investor day, growth opportunities and his commitment to diversity with Bloomberg's Sonali Basak on "Bloomberg...
January 28, 2020 The Warren Fracking Ban Would Devastate AmericaSource: National Review
An investigation into Elizabeth Warren’s disastrous promise to ban hydraulic fracturing via executive order on Day One of her presidency
January 27, 2020 How fashion pays lip service to sustainability, while still creating toxic pollution and carbonSource: South China Morning Post
Campaigners say such “greenwashing” is typical of an industry “that is talking the talk but not walking the walk” on sustainability.
January 22, 2020 These 10 Rules Made Warren Buffett a BillionaireSource: Yahoo Finance
Warren Buffett may be worth tens of billions, but he still lives simply, and his strategies for smart investing and amassing wealth aren't too complicated either.
January 14, 2020 BlackRock CEO says the climate crisis is about to trigger ‘a fundamental reshaping of finance’Source: CNBC
The chief of the world’s largest money manager believes the intensifying climate crisis will bring about a fundamental reshaping of finance, with a significant reallocation of capital set to take place “sooner than most...
Source: National Review
We are awash in celebrities who live opulent, much-envied, sumptuous lifestyles with gargantuan carbon emissions, and who contend that like Vogue, they are committed to living sustainably because they say they’re committed to...
January 6, 2020 Predicting Sustainability Trends for 2020Source: Earth 911
A year ago, we made some guesses about what the biggest sustainability trends would be in the year ahead. We called some of them correctly, but we didn’t see all of the year’s biggest eco-news stories coming.
January 6, 2020 5 easy ways to be more sustainable and save money in 2020Source: CNBC
If you want to live more sustainably, don’t put too much pressure on yourself to change all of your habits overnight. Focus on making one smaller change at a time,
Source: South China Morning Post
China’s trade and tariff war with the US is its biggest economic threat, with growth now expected to slip below the psychologically important 6 per cent figure
Former Trump senior economic adviser Steve Moore discusses how the economy is working for middle-class Americans.
December 30, 2019 Get Brexit done’? We’re not even allowed to mention itSource: The Guardian
When Johnson returns from the West Indies and moves on from victory celebrations to the hard study of what his officials tell him, he should realise that his campaign promises are totally incompatible with the appalling economic...
December 24, 2019 Opinion: Why higher stock prices, a strong economy and Trump’s re-election are likely in 2020Source: MarketWatch
December 2019 is the exact opposite of December 2018 for stock investors. Instead of overtightening, as it did back then, the Federal Reserve is accelerating the growth of its balance sheet.
December 16, 2019 Goldman Sachs’ commercially driven plan for sustainabilitySource: Financial Times
David Solomon, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, says the company will target $750bn of financing, investing and advisory activity to areas such as clean energy and sustainable food production © Bloomberg
December 12, 2019 How to Decipher “Sustainable Fashion” in 2020Source: Harpers Bazaar
But when it comes to fashion sustainability, we are sent massively mixed signals. Does it mean local production, emerging designers, rented clothes, organic cotton, or clothing made from recycled bottles? It all seems...
December 12, 2019 JPMorgan CEO Dimon optimistic about US economy in 2020Source: Fox Business
JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon says he expects the U.S. economy to expand at a rate of 2 percent next year, though if trade tensions with China persist or erupt further with the European Union that could create a...
December 10, 2019 Asking Questions About Sustainability, Scale, and Systems ChangeSource: Stanford Social Innovation Review
When nonprofits try to plan for scale, systems change, and sustainability at the same time, they can often find these expectations at odds with each other. The answer is not a zero-sum choice, but a flexible approach that focuses...
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