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July 19, 2019 The Rise of Coffee Shaming

Source: The Atlantic

Millennials make up less than a quarter of the overall U.S. population, but in 2016, they drank an estimated 44 percent of the nation’s coffee.

July 18, 2019 Precision or persuasion? The science of communicating environmental crises

Source: The Hill

The reality is that media outlets are failing to cover, highlight and contextualize news about environmental crises, like climate change, in ways that support and build the capacity of readers to understand the issue and its...

July 15, 2019 Douglas MacKinnon: NYC is a warning -- the blackout is coming

Source: Fox News

When a massive blackout does hit – and it will – in literally one second, you can lose access to your money, food, gasoline, communication, medicine, medical attention, heat, air conditioning, and…security

July 12, 2019 Food waste: using sustainable innovation to cut down what we throw away

Source: The Conversation UK

more than one-third of the world’s food produce goes to waste every single year. This adds up to a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food, more than seven million tonnes of which is produced in the UK.

July 12, 2019 Fed Chairman: ‘No One Uses It’ — Bitcoin a Speculative Asset Like Gold

Source: Coin Telegraph

The Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve has said that a globally adopted cryptocurrency system could conceivably remove the need for reserve currencies.

July 10, 2019 New Coke Didn’t Fail. It Was Murdered.

Source: Mother Jones

For more than three decades, New Coke has been held up as the bad idea by which all other bad ideas are measured. Do a quick Google search for “the worst idea since New Coke” and you’ll find an encyclopedia of face-palms....

July 3, 2019 Why Fiat Is Struggling In The United States

Source: YouTube

Fiat first left the United States in 1983 amid poor sales and a reputation for unreliability. The iconic Italian automaker returned in 2010 and nearly a decade later it's facing new issues as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it has...

July 3, 2019 I’ve been a ‘millennial therapist’ for more than 5 years—and this is their No. 1 complaint

Source: CNBC

As a Gen X’er, I’ve heard all the millennial stereotypes — they’re lazy, entitled, self-centered, oversensitive and unprepared. But after studying and getting to know them, what I found was a rising generation of smart and highly...

July 2, 2019 Wealthy financial markets must start to pay their way to help the poor, and a global ‘Robin Hood’ tax is the way to do so

Source: South China Morning Post

The world is crying out for a radical rethink on better ways to bolster global growth, redress income and wealth imbalances and improve the future for all mankind. The major industrial countries have enjoyed a disproportionate...

July 1, 2019 Larry Kudlow on implications of a trade truce with China - video

Source: YouTube/Fox News

Insight from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow.

July 1, 2019 Opinion - Trump is laying groundwork for a new world order built around the US, China and Russia

Source: CNBC

Washington has begun a process with Russia and China during last week’s G-20 meeting in Osaka, Japan that could create a new world order.

June 28, 2019 Opinion: Bitcoin is very likely to crash soon, research shows

Source: MarketWatch

The odds are overwhelming — above 80% — that bitcoin will crash in coming months. I base this bold prediction on a study, “Bubbles for Fama,” that appeared earlier this year in the Journal of Financial Economics

June 26, 2019 Bernie Marcus: Bernie Sanders is the enemy of every entrepreneur

Source: YouTube

Home Depot co-founders Bernie Marcus and Ken Langone on the challenges they faced getting the retailer off the ground to become the success it is today and the potential pitfalls of socialism.

June 26, 2019 Warren Buffett Says This Is How You Can Instantly Spot a Great Leader

Source: INC

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, captures the world's attention with simple wisdom that stretches far beyond wealth and investment.

June 26, 2019 The future of dairy sustainability: Communications, partnerships and progress

Source: GreenBiz

As CEO of the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB), I am gratified that our industry — producers and processors in concert with regulators and retailers — has taken a thoughtful response to the environmental challenges we all...

June 25, 2019 Is climate change causing us to experience 'ecological grief'?

Source: PRI

Climate change, loss of species and more severe natural disasters. These topics have all been at the forefront of the environmental crisis. As we learn more and more about how humans are impacting the climate, some people are...

June 12, 2019 Why The Circular Economy Will Not Fix Fashion's Sustainability Problem

Source: Forbes

Fashion has a sustainability problem. In 2015 the industry was responsible for the emission of 1,715 million tons of CO2. It’s about 5.4% of the 32.1 billion tons of global carbon emissions and just second after the Oil & Gas...

June 7, 2019 Who Will Survive the Trade War?

Source: NY Times

America is entering a new era of tariffs. President Trump is in no hurry to resolve the trade dispute with China, he is adamant about imposing tariffs on Mexico, and farmers and companies are trying to figure how to withstand...

June 5, 2019 Many Institutional Investors Confuse ESG with Socially Responsible Investing

Source: Ai-cio.com

and Hendrik Garz of Sustainalytics, a provider of ESG research. Bauslaugh and Garz write that ESG is often confused with socially responsible investing (SRI) by institutional investors. They said the purpose of ESG factor...

June 3, 2019 The Federal Reserve, 10 years after the Great Recession

Source: CBS News

en years ago, the economy was teetering. The government had seized Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Bank of America had bought a distressed Merrill Lynch, and 158-year-old Lehman Brothers had failed. The Federal Reserve loaned...

May 31, 2019 You can personally make a difference in sustainability | Opinion

Source: Tallahassee Democrat

We live in a time of information overload. Most of it is discouraging, sad or frightening —or all three. We learn that polar bears are starving, that carbon dioxide levels are at all-time highs, and that the sea levels are...

May 31, 2019 The US drinking water supply is mostly safe, but that’s not good enough

Source: The Conversation

Most Americans take clean drinking water for granted as a convenience of modern life. The United States has one of the world’s safest drinking water supplies, but new challenges constantly emerge

May 31, 2019 U.S. China Trade War Explained: How Tariffs Work & Impact the Economy - video

Source: You Tube Motley Fool

Investors have no doubt heard about the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Both countries are locked in a power struggle as they impose new tariffs on goods imported into their countries. But determining exactly what a...

May 31, 2019 ESG/Sustainability A: Differentiator For Sell-Side Coverage

Source: Alpha Sense - Pamela Styles is principal of Next Level Investor Relations LLC

Investor Relations teams at small- and mid-cap companies have always struggled to get and maintain sell-side analyst research coverage. Then the EU’s MiFID II regulation came along, adding to the challenge for U.S. listed...

May 30, 2019 EPA's Fuzzy Math Not Helping Environment or Economy

Source: Real Clear Politics

There’s nothing Washington loves better than a false dichotomy. Tax or cut. Spend or slash. Regulate or deregulate. Either you’re for the former or you’re for the latter. Well, that isn’t how life really works, and -- especially...

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