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August 4, 2020 What’s Next For The U.S. Economy: Michelle Meyer - video

Source: CNBC/YouTube

Michelle Meyer, Head of U.S. Economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the economy is entering a “healing phase” after the initial shock from the coronavirus pandemic. She explains how some inflation would be a good...

August 4, 2020 Credit Suisse earmarks more than $300 billion for sustainable finance

Source: Reuters

LONDON - Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) plans to provide at least 300 billion Swiss francs ($328.41 billion) in sustainable financing over the next decade in areas such as renewable energy and Green Bonds.

August 4, 2020 What is UV light and can it kill the coronavirus on surfaces? Here's everything you need to know

Source: USA Today

Ultraviolet light technology is becoming more popular among companies who are implementing a multi-tactic approach to combat the coronavirus.

August 4, 2020 Is less more? How consumers view sustainability claims

Source: Phys

Researchers from City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, and The Chinese University of Hong Kong published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that offers consumer insights to guide marketing teams'...

August 3, 2020 Why low-end ‘climate sensitivity’ can now be ruled out

Source: World Economic Forum

After four years of labour and detailed discussions by an international team of scientists, we are able to quantify better than ever before how the world’s surface temperature responds to increasing CO2 levels.

August 3, 2020 These companies are working from home until 2021 -- or forever

Source: CNN

New York - As coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, companies are coming to terms with a future of work that doesn't look anything like it did before -- and many are revisiting their plans to go back to the...

August 3, 2020 Brexit fuels brain drain as skilled Britons head to the EU

Source: The Guardian

Brexit has sparked an exodus of economically productive people from the UK to European Union nations on a scale that would normally be expected only as a result of a major economic or political crisis, according to a detailed new...

July 31, 2020 US economy posts its worst drop on record

Source: CNN Business

New York - The US economy contracted at a 32.9% annual rate from April through June, its worst drop on record, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Thursday.

July 31, 2020 Why it's a 'major mistake' to continue $600 unemployment benefits: Economist - video

Source: CNBC/YouTube

CNBC's Kelly Evans discusses the $600 unemployment benefit debate and whether its necessary relief or a disincentive to work with Steven Davis of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and advisor to the U.S....

July 31, 2020 US SIF Foundation Releases Report On The Rise Of ESG In Passive Investments

Source: US SIF

Washington, DC – The US SIF Foundation today released The Rise of ESG in Passive Investments, a report that explores the growth of passive ESG (environmental, social and governance) investing and the debate on the effectiveness...

July 30, 2020 How to mix old tires and building rubble to make sustainable roads

Source: Phys

Researchers have shown how a blend of old tires and building rubble could be used as a sustainable road-making material, in a zero-waste solution to boost recycling and support the circular economy.

July 30, 2020 Despite Coronavirus, 85% Of Americans Are Thinking About Sustainability As Much As Or More Than Ever

Source: Forbes

Most of us want the government and brands to prioritize sustainability even while facing other issues.

July 30, 2020 Before COVID-19, U.S. fishing years marked by milestones in sustainability

Source: Phys

Scientists find that the vast majority of U.S. fish stocks continue to be strong, successful and achieving long-term sustainability goals.

July 29, 2020 Would you buy your wine in paper bottles? A new sustainable effort is betting on it

Source: The Hill

A British company has created a bottle for wine and other spirits made of 94 percent recycled paper.The recyclable bottle leaves a smaller carbon and water footprint, according to Frugalpac. The first wine to be sold in the...

July 29, 2020 Sustainability Reporting in China: The Rise of CSR and ESG Reporting by Businesses

Source: China Briefing

Sustainability reporting is a way for companies to measure their impact and performance on key environmental, social, and governance issues ranging from climate change, resource scarcity, labor practices, product safety, data...

July 29, 2020 New York Post columnist describes NYC as 'disaster area,' predicts many who have left won't return

Source: Fox News

In a Post opinion piece published late Sunday, Markowicz described the city as "empty" and "hurting," beset by violent crime, homelessness, and other quality of life isses such as an increase in graffiti.

July 28, 2020 BMW plans to make sustainability a "central" focus

Source: Axios

he BMW Group said Monday that it will make sustainability "central to the company’s strategic direction" as it rolled out new climate goals and revealed fresh details about its electric lineup.

July 28, 2020 Europe Fears Coronavirus Second Wave Amid Spikes in Spain, France, Germany

Source: Newsweek

Novel coronavirus cases in Europe are approaching nearly 1.7 million, with 1,675,022 cases reported to date in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the U.K., according to the latest report Monday from the...

July 28, 2020 Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Companies Hits New Highs

Source: Triple Pundit

Nine in ten companies on the S&P 500 index, one bellwether of U.S. stock market performance, published sustainability, corporate responsibility or citizenship reports in 2019. That’s up from only 20 percent in 2011 and 86 percent...

July 28, 2020 Firms with more female executives 'perform better'

Source: BBC

London-listed companies are more profitable when women make up more than one in three executive roles, according to new research.

July 27, 2020 Study: Amount of plastic spewed into ocean on track to triple by 2040

Source: Business Green

However, industry and government can stem the tide ocean plastic by 80 per cent in the same time frame if they act now, according to scientists

July 27, 2020 The Message Behind Gold’s Rally: The World Economy Is in Trouble

Source: Bloomberg/Yahoo

The virus has unleashed a torrent of forces that are conspiring to fuel relentless demand for the perceived safety from turmoil that gold provides. There’s the fear of further government-ordered lockdowns; and politicians’...


Source: Harvard Business Review

Teams that don’t communicate. Market disruption. Unidentified logjams. Employee burnout. Lost efficiency. As part of a group of data scientists, management consultants, and engineers at Microsoft, we help companies harness...

July 24, 2020 UK trade deal unlikely for now: Britain, EU clash over post-Brexit ties

Source: Reuters

LONDON/BRUSSELS - Britain and the European Union clashed on Thursday over the chances of securing a free trade agreement, with Brussels deeming it “unlikely” but London holding out hope one could be reached in September.

July 24, 2020 Amazon unveils sustainable boxes for play

Source: Fox Business

Amazon on Thursday announced new, more sustainable packaging that kids stuck at home during coronavirus can turn into forts and other play items like a "box car."

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