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November 12, 2019 ‘This is the most prosperous economy the world has ever seen’ says Jamie Dimon — and it’s going to continueSource: MarketWatch
“The consumer, which is 70% of the U.S. economy, is quite strong,” he said. “Confidence is very high. Their balance sheets are in great shape. And you see that the strength of the American consumer is driving the American economy...
November 6, 2019 James Breslo: California's housing crisis -- Blame Facebook, Google, Apple? Nope, here's the real culpritSource: Fox Business
Who is responsible for California’s affordable housing crisis? If you listen to the state’s Democrats, their oppressive housing regulations have nothing to do with it. Rather, big, bad, for-profit technology corporations are to...
November 5, 2019 Remember: it’s austerity, not Europe, that broke BritainSource: The Guardian
As that great New York Times commentator Roger Cohen put it recently: “Britain is stuck … The fantasy voted for in 2016 is not the reality of 2019 … Democracies are exercises in constant reassessment. The core reason nobody has...
November 1, 2019 Fiat Chrysler merger with PSA more likely than Renault dealSource: Detroit News
No plant closures, fewer government ties and independence from other entangling partnerships means Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s proposed merger with French automaker Groupe PSA has a better chance of success than it had with...
October 31, 2019 Boris Johnson has inadvertently taught us the greatest skill in politics: compromise
No British government has been elected by a majority of voters since 1935. All the others, even those with so-called landslides, have won with minority support. As party loyalties become looser and voters shop around between more...
October 30, 2019 Business Reporter: Integrating Sustainability Into BusinessSource: Business Reporter
In an article published in Business Reporter, Ulrika Wedberg, Head of Sustainable Business at global engineering group Sandvik, says 'Innovation, business and the improvement of the human condition have long been intertwined.'
Source: Delaware on Line
This much is clear: the demands of our world and its burgeoning population are not going away. And with each passing year, they become more pressing, more urgent, and it’s up to all of us to face those expectations head-on.
October 17, 2019 Capitalism is dead. Long live capitalismSource: Fast Company
For capitalism to thrive, the system needs to evolve to be fair, inclusive, and sustainable. Fast Company highlights companies and innovators leading the change.
October 15, 2019 Editorial: Just what is sustainable?Source: Trib Live
Sustainable is a great new buzzword. It sounds great. Sustainable. It’s hard to argue with the idea of sustainability. Who doesn’t want something to keep going?
October 11, 2019 Opinion: Ban billionaires? What progressive Democrats don’t understand about the economySource: MarketWatch
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders says we should ban billionaires. It’s all part of the growing trend in the idea of wealth taxes that have become popular with some Democrats
Millennials — the selfie obsessed, avocado toast-loving generation — might be behind slower economic growth, according to a research note last week from Raymond James. This new generation, scarred by the financial crisis, is...
October 7, 2019 Fashion’s Next Major Battlefield: SustainabilitySource: Fortune
Unfortunately, the fashion industry is not providing enough sustainable choices that are also accessible, affordable, and offer great value—three of the most important criteria for 95% of millennials.
Source: Plastics News
Chicago — Pledging to use recycled plastics in new packaging is easy. Actually doing it is a different story, according to an executive at one of the world's largest consumer goods companies.
September 24, 2019 Editorial: Climate Week 2019Source: Advanced Science News
Today marks the beginning of Climate Week 2019, as well as this year’s UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit, and throughout this week, Advanced Science News will be posting themed feature articles from commentaries to...
September 24, 2019 The trade war is weighing ‘like a big, dark cloud’ on the global economy,Source: CNBC
For incoming European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, the U.S.-China trade war is the biggest threat to the global economy.
September 23, 2019 How important is sustainability? text/videoSource: MorningStar
Blackrock’s ESG expert Hail Yang discusses why ESG investing is critical for future success
September 23, 2019 It's in the numbers – how sustainability will support Africa's long-term growth and developmentSource: We Forum
Business models and structures have yet to implement sustainable values to ensure the security of global investment partners’ input as well as the empowerment of generations to come. While the talent is exponential in Africa, the...
September 19, 2019 ESG Reporting is Critical – How to Get StartedSource: Corporate Compliance Insights, John Truzzolino,
The power of ESG is only beginning to be unlocked; ESG risk equates to financial risk, and institutional investors are increasingly focused on the implementation and reporting of ESG initiatives. DFIN’s John Truzzolino discusses...
CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Kevin Book, managing director at Clearview Energy Partners, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the sectors of the economy that could be impacted by the drone strikes on oil fields in Saudi Arabia.
September 16, 2019 Pushing Sustainability Through The Supply Chain — Our ExperienceSource: Clean Technica
started looking around for different suppliers of stuff our company buys a lot of. Our company makes a line of organic, zero waste, and non-toxic personal care products. We buy a lot of this kind of stuff:
September 10, 2019 US wants energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil prices, deputy energy secretary saysSource: CNBC
The U.S. deputy energy secretary told CNBC Monday that America wants to achieve energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil price
September 9, 2019 Powell: Trade War Slowing EconomySource: Market Realist
On September 6, chair of the US Federal Reserve Jerome Powell attended an event at the University of Zurich. In the event, he said the uncertainty around trade policy is one of the major factors behind the global slowdown
September 4, 2019 China Files World Trade Organization Complaint Against The U.S.Source: Newsy
The Chinese Commerce Ministry said China will "resolutely defend the multilateral trading system and the international trade order."
September 4, 2019 6 Ways CEOs Can Prove They Care About More Than Shareholder ValueSource: Harvard Business Review
... the 181 CEOs who signed the Business Roundtable’s breakthrough statement on the purpose of corporations embraced a much wider interpretation of corporate responsibility—signalling the beginning of the end for the shareholder...
August 29, 2019 Boom: Despite Media's Recession Chatter, US Economic Confidence Soars to 19-Year HighSource: Town Hall
Over the last few weeks, we've been exploring the competing narratives about the US economy -- with the White House insisting that all is well, as many in the media hype up the possibility of a coming recession.
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