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January 4, 2021 Boris Johnson stood up to EU bullies and did far more than ‘get Brexit done’ — he preserved British democracy - videoSource: The Sun (UK)
Boris Johnson secures a Brexit deal preserving British democracy
Source: NY Post
Someone needs to tell these naïve bean counters that virtually all of China’s data is fabricated — even down to the number of children in school — for one simple purpose: to make Communist leaders look good.
This year made Floridians feel climate change in our daily lives as we slogged through a supercharged hurricane season, extreme rainfall, and heat, in the midst of a pandemic.
Source: The Hill
The $900 billion stimulus package COVID-19 "relief" bill is exactly what one would expect from a dysfunctional, tone-deaf Congress: a pork-filled cluster filled with anything and everything that has nothing to do with the...
December 21, 2020 'We're having a sustainable ChristmaSource: Yahoo Finance/BBC
More than 90% of people in the UK want to live a sustainable lifestyle, but only 16% are changing their habits to do so, research by analyst firm Gartner suggests.
December 21, 2020 The bank stress test results are in - video onlySource: CNBC
CNBC's Leslie Picker reports on the bank stress test results
December 21, 2020 These are the 17 worst companies to work for in AmericaSource: Yahoo Finance
We’ve compiled a list of the worst-rated companies on Glassdoor, focusing on those with at least 10,000 employees and 1,000 reviews. In the case of ties, we prioritized companies that workers would be least likely to recommend to...
Lack of clarity on which economic activities truly benefit the climate is hampering capital allocation and enabling greenwashing
December 17, 2020 How can fashion make marketing more sustainable?Source: Vogue Business
Sustainable marketing may sound like an oxymoron, but that doesn’t mean brands should stop trying. These sustainable PR experts are leading the way.
December 16, 2020 Sustainable development is too important for self-interest and political posturingSource: Responsible Investor
In their Green Paper Richard Barker and Robert Eccles claim to contribute, in a “neutral way”, to the ongoing debate on sustainability reporting standards and who should set them.
December 14, 2020 Goldman Sachs' Ramsden: Banks have become a lot more optimistic - video only towards 2021Source: CNBC
Richard Ramsden, Goldman Sachs managing director, joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss bank stocks and what he thinks could be the next catalyst for the sector.
December 14, 2020 Brexit: Businesses despair at prospect of no-dealSource: BBC
If Brexit does happen, businesses insist that some industry sectors will suffer, jobs will be lost and most business leaders will look on in despair.
December 10, 2020 Opinion: San Francisco Puts Another Nail in Its Own CoffinSource: National Review
The fatal flaw of this bill and others like it lies in the idea that fair compensation should be defined by people other than those who have skin in the game — namely, a company’s principals, board of directors, and ultimately...
December 8, 2020 Does a sustainability leader add value at board level?Source: FT
When Caitlin Leibert joined US restaurant chain Chipotle in 2007, it took her just four years to reach the C-suite, when she was promoted from a marketing role to chief sustainability officer.
December 7, 2020 The economy needs stimulus nowSource: The Hill
Now that the election is over, both parties should come together to help the American people recover from the damage wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic. Increased federal spending coupled with a Federal Reserve that continues to be...
Source: Bangkok Post, Thailand
“Warren Buffet, the well-known investment guru and business tycoon has been quoted as saying that ‘your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business’.”
November 30, 2020 Editorial - As NY politicians eye new taxes on the rich, high earners eye the exitsSource: NY Post
The 660,000 New Yorkers (17% of income tax payers)who qualify as top earners generated more than 80% of NYC's income-tax revenue.
November 30, 2020 Commentary - A Sustainable HarvestSource: Farm Bureau
U.S. agriculture has made great strides, in the last several decades especially, when it comes to leaving a smaller footprint on the land we farm. American farmers 30 years ago would have needed 100 million more acres to match...
November 18, 2020 Sustainable fisheries are facing a moratoriumSource: The Hill
Some politicians and environmental organizations have embraced a version of an initiative called 30x30 (“thirty by thirty”) that would damage our nation’s sustainable fisheries and robust fisheries management process.
November 16, 2020 Sustainable fashion? There’s no such thingSource: FT
There are some phrases so well-worn, we become numb to their meaning. For me, “sustainable fashion” is one of those phrases.
November 11, 2020 John Major: Brexit set to be 'more brutal than anyone expected'Source: BBC
In a speech in London, the ex-prime minister said the UK's "inflexibility" and "threats" towards the EU would make future trade "less profitable".
November 10, 2020 Why Wait for Regulation — Instead of Doing Better Now?Source: Sustainable Brands
As countries recognize and codify the need for legislation surrounding climate action proposals — pushing corporations to reduce their carbon output and adopt environmentally friendly practices and policies — there is a question...
November 9, 2020 Global economy: The coming wave of lockdownsSource: The Week
More lockdowns would be a mistake, said The Wall Street Journal in an editorial. Europe was "supposed to have done everything right to prevent another infection surge," with mask mandates and closures. It didn't last.
October 26, 2020 For energy transition, the key word is sustainability, not politicsSource: The Hill
For energy transition, the key word is sustainability, not politics © istock Two words — sustainable and transition — are frequently used when we talk about energy these days and unfortunately, the definitions are at best...
October 15, 2020 In 'American Crisis,' New York Gov. Cuomo Gives Halftime Review Of Pandemic Response (text and audioSource: NPR
This spring, all eyes were on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo when his state became the epicenter of the U.S. pandemic, hurtling toward more than 33,000 deaths and more than 477,000 cases of COVID-19.
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