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March 21, 2019 Federal Reserve signals no interest rate hikes in 2019

Source: Fox Business

The Federal Reserve voted to keep the benchmark federal funds rate steady during its second policy meeting of the year on Wednesday, also signaling that there will be no hikes for the remainder of 2019.

March 21, 2019 The Good, The Bad And The Blind Spot Of Corporate Sustainability Rankings

Source: Forbes

No matter the industry, business stakeholders care about lists – who’s on them and who’s on top. Consider this small sampling: Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies” list, Fortune’s “Change the World” list, Forbes’ “The...

March 21, 2019 Africa in a world without water

Source: The Punch Newspapers

Affecting over 1.1 billion people globally, lack of safe, clean water is gradually metamorphosing from a challenge to a problem. According to findings, this problem has become prevalent in low and ...

March 21, 2019 Millions of Volunteers Will Transform Public Spaces Into Beautiful Places During the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup

Source: MarketWatch

Mar 20, 2019 (3BL Media via COMTEX) -- SOURCE:Keep America Beautiful STAMFORD, Conn., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - It's the first day of spring, which means it's time to kick off the annual Keep America Beautiful [(R)] Great...

March 20, 2019 FedEx just warned the whole globe is slowing

Source: CNBC

The multinational package delivery service reported declining international revenue as a result of unfavorable exchange rates and the negative effects of trade battles.

March 20, 2019 A Jury Has Found That A Popular Weed Killer Was "A Substantial Factor" In Causing A Man's Cancer

Source: Buzzzfeed

A federal jury in San Francisco has found that a commonly used weed killer played a significant role in causing a California man's cancer, delivering another blow to the agrochemical giant Monsanto as it fights a similar decision...

March 20, 2019 Can sustainable agriculture survive under capitalism?

Source: The Week

Wealthy, educated, and cultured — and with a deep ideological commitment to sustainability — these formerly urban dwellers have migrated to rural areas, where they've been able to use savings and inheritances to purchase small...

March 20, 2019 Opinion: Why further financial crises are inevitable

Source: FT

We learnt this month that the US Federal Reserve had decided not to raise the countercyclical capital buffer required of banks above its current level of zero, even though the US economy is at a cyclical peak. It also removed...

March 19, 2019 Jamie Dimon says we've split the US economy, leaving the poor behind

Source: CNBC

J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that the U.S. economy has essentially been split into those benefiting from thriving corporations and those who are left behind.

March 19, 2019 Environmental regulations have become impossible to follow

Source: The Hill

Although major federal environmental statutes haven’t changed substantially in decades, their implementation by the administrative agencies that enforce them has become almost whimsical. There is little consistency and...

March 19, 2019 The Fed may soon let inflation run a little hotter than usual, Goldman says

Source: CNBC

The central bank has begun a monthslong review of its policy framework to consider alternative approaches to targeting inflation. Goldman believes the Fed will decide to allow overshoots of its inflation goal next year, which...

March 19, 2019 Tyson Foods and cloud-based tech: The next frontier for reaching sustainability goals


Tyson Foods – the largest meat producer in the United States and exporter of food to more than 100 nations – is stepping up in a new area: cloud-based insights that can benefit the environment, farm finances and Tyson's...

March 18, 2019 Powering sustainable solutions from the little red dot

Source: Reuters

By 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population could be living under water-stressed conditions, and by 2030 the global demand for fresh water could exceed the supply by 40 per cent, according to the United Nations. Finding...

March 18, 2019 Federal Reserve and Friends to Sound Dovish: Global Economy Week

Source: Yahoo

The U.S. central bank is predicted to keep rates steady on Wednesday and potentially change its projections to show it hiking once or not at all in 2019. It will also detail when it will stop reducing its balance sheet and...

March 18, 2019 Eating our way to a sustainable future

Source: Harvard Gazette

But “eating seafood” today means something different than it did just a few generations ago, Greenberg said. Instead of diets varying depending on locally available fish, recent decades have seen seafood becoming standardized,...

March 18, 2019 Global recession prophets have misread the US and Chinese economies

Source: South China Morning Post

n the last few weeks the warnings have come thick and fast: the world economy is teetering on the edge of a new global recession, and sooner rather than later is going to tip over the edge into the abyss. Happily, the alarm bells...

March 18, 2019 Here's a running list of all the ways climate change has altered Earth in 2019

Source: Mashable

Earth is now the warmest it's been in some 120,000 years. Eighteen of the last 19 years have been the warmest on record. And concentrations of carbon dioxide — a potent greenhouse gas — are likely the highest they've been in 15...

March 15, 2019 Trump: We'll know in next 3 or 4 weeks about possible China trade deal

Source: CNBC

President Donald Trump said Thursday the U.S. will probably know in the next three or four weeks about a possible trade deal with China.

March 15, 2019 California drought officially over after more than seven years

Source: NBC

California is officially free of drought after more than seven years, drought monitors said Thursday.The Golden State has experienced some form of drought for 376 consecutive weeks, the National Drought Mitigation Center at...

March 15, 2019 Expert: Renewable Energy Not Enough for Bitcoin's Sustainability Problem

Source: Coin Telegraph

Renewable energy will not solve Bitcoin’s (BTC) sustainability problem according to a blockchain specialist at Big Four auditing company PwC, Alex de Vries. De Vries presented his argument in a study published in sustainable...

March 15, 2019 E-Commerce Is Wiping Out Mall Retailers One By One. Here's The Data

Source: Seeking Alpha

E-commerce sales in the fourth quarter soared 12.1% from a year ago to a new record of $132.8 billion (seasonally adjusted), the Commerce Department reported on Wednesday morning. For the whole year 2018, e-commerce sales blew...

March 14, 2019 Why Millennials Aren't Ready for the Next Financial Crisis

Source: Investopia

Millennial investors, members of America's largest age group who are born between 1981 and 1996, have little experience as adults of a bear market or economic recession. As a result, they are at greater risk of panicking and...

March 14, 2019 Grounding all 737 Max planes could cost Boeing billions of dollars

Source: CNN

New York (CNN Business)The decision to ground all Boeing 737 Max planes could cost the company billions of dollars. The company said Wednesday it recommended the FAA issue a temporary operations suspension of all 737 Max planes....

March 14, 2019 These are the most popular sustainable products to buy right now

Source: Glamour

Thanks to the rise in sustainable fashion collections on the high street, online and beyond, looking good while keeping a clear conscience is easier than ever.

March 14, 2019 Diesel trucks would be nearly eliminated in California under proposed law

Source: SF Chronicle

Heavy- and medium-duty buses and trucks make up 7 percent of the vehicles on California’s roads but contribute 20 percent of the heat-trapping carbon emissions spewed into the atmosphere, according to the Union of Concerned...

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