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June 18, 2018 China's tariffs on U.S. oil would disrupt $1 billion monthly business

Source: Reuters

SINGAPORE - China’s threat to impose duties on U.S. oil imports will hit a business that has soared in the last two years, and which is now worth almost $1 billion per month.

June 18, 2018 A deeper investigation into why Bitcoin [BTC], Ripple [XRP], Tron [TRX] and other cryptos are falling

Source: AMP Crypto

Last December Bitcoin reached almost $20K and other cryptos saw an exciting rise with some tokens witnessing a massive 1000% increase. No one would have expected what is to follow. The next year began with a downtrend which...

June 18, 2018 Sustainability: Are you a leader or a follower?

Source: Hospitality and Catering News

There might be a few insensitive half-wits and fully-fledged morons who, with rare candour, openly oppose it, but almost all broadly sane, vaguely intelligent, half-decent people will cast their vote for sustainability.

June 18, 2018 India facing its worst water shortage in history, report says

Source: CNN

India is facing its worst water shortage in history. Six hundred million people are dealing with high to extreme water shortage, according to a report by Niti Aayog, a policy think tank for the Indian government.

June 15, 2018 Trump approves tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods

Source: CNN

President Donald Trump has given his approval for the United States to put tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese exports, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

June 15, 2018 ECB says its massive bond-buying program will likely end in December

Source: CNBC

The European Central Bank (ECB) outlined plans to end its massive stimulus program by the end of this year, but keep interest rates steady until next summer.

June 15, 2018 What You Need To Know About Fund Sustainability Ratings

Source: Forbes

Given the choice between two funds that have similar returns, many people prefer to invest in the one that prioritizes investing in companies that focus on clean energy, good governance or are committed to data security or...

June 15, 2018 Do we keep waiting for the next pandemic or try to prevent it?

Source: Stat News

News of the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is an urgent reminder that we need to change the way we fight disease, and we need to do so now.

June 14, 2018 Fed Raises Interest Rates and Sees 3.6% Unemployment

Source: NY Times

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday and signaled it will raise rates two more times this year, as Fed Chairman Jerome H. Powell proclaimed the United States...

June 14, 2018 Antarctic thaw quickens, trillions of tonnes of ice raise sea levels

Source: Reuters

OSLO - An accelerating thaw of Antarctica has pushed up world sea levels by almost a centimeter since the early 1990s in a risk for coasts from Pacific islands to Florida, an international team of scientists said on Thursday.

June 14, 2018 Trending: Goldman Sachs, CMS Energy, Danish Pension Funds Take on Sustainability-Linked Investments

Source: Sustainable Brands

Among the latest wins for ‘good finance,’ Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) tied to measurements of “just” business behavior; utility company CMS Energy has become the first U.S. company...

June 14, 2018 Sterling rises as UK Prime Minister May wins parliament vote on Brexit

Source: CNBC

The pound rose on Tuesday after British Prime Minister Theresa May saw off a rebellion in parliament over amendments to a bill for the country's exit from the EU next year that had threatened to undermine her authority.

June 13, 2018 Judge approves $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner deal

Source: CNN Money

A federal judge handed AT&T a sweeping victory on Tuesday and approved its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, a deal that promises to reshape the media industry.

June 13, 2018 New study examines impacts of fracking on water supplies worldwide


Using hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and natural gas from shale is a common technique used worldwide. Because the technique requires large amounts of water, however, it raises the question of whether it could lead to water...

June 13, 2018 Studies assess the sustainability of different food production methods

Source: FoodDive

Environmental sustainability has become a mainstream concern for shoppers who increasingly seek out mission-based brands that invest in practices such as organic and regenerative farming


Source: NewsWeek

The U.S. experienced a nationwide romaine lettuce recall earlier this year after E.coli contamination led to the hospitalization of 89 and the death of five. However, lettuce is by far not the only food that has been recalled in...

June 12, 2018 Trump, Kim agree on denuclearization, but deal seen symbolic

Source: Reuters

SINGAPORE - U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its...

June 12, 2018 8 Ways Your Business Can Help Save the Environment

Source: Earth 911

The workforce is getting younger as Millennials take over jobs once held by retiring baby boomers. Companies hoping to hire 20- and 30-somethings face increasing challenges in attracting and retaining 20- and 30-year-old workers...

June 12, 2018 Sustainability governance is integrated governance

Source: GreeenBiz

Academic research, Wall Street reports, even company financial performance all show that sustainability is good for business. Investors and other stakeholders are looking for evidence that companies are combining their...

June 12, 2018 Interest rates are about to rise again

Source: CNN

The economy has started to roar: The unemployment rate is 3.8%, tied for the lowest since 1969. Wages are rising faster. And inflation has finally risen to the level the Fed considers healthy.

June 11, 2018 G7 summit: War of words erupts between US and key allies

Source: BBC

A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on a show of unity at the end of a tense summit.

June 11, 2018 Brexit is even messier than critics expected. So what happens now?

Source: NBC News

With only months to go until Britain leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with critics in parliament on Tuesday.

June 11, 2018 20 Fashion Revolutionaries Making Sustainability A Fashion Must-Have Luxury

Source: Forbes

We are Fashion Revolution. We are designers, producers, makers, workers and consumers. We are academics, writers, business leaders, brands, retailers, trade unions and policymakers. We are the industry and the public. We are...

June 10, 2018 The Dying Great Barrier Reef Could Be Rescued by "Coral IVF," Say Scientists

Source: Inverse

There’s a very clear outcome, the higher the numbers of larvae that you put into the reef system, the more coral recruits you get,”

June 8, 2018 Google’s parent company rejects employee-backed plan to link executive pay to diversity goals

Source: VOX

Shareholders and executives at Google’s parent company, Alphabet, rejected a plan Wednesday to tie CEO and executive pay to diversity and inclusion efforts. They also voted down a proposal requesting the company seat conservative...

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