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June 11, 2021 15 Most Sustainable Companies In the United States

Source: Yahoo Finance

Well, a sustainable company refers to an enterprise which addresses the impact that the business has on the environment and society. A company which is sustainable doesn't just focus on making profits, but also works for the...

June 11, 2021 Goldman CFO says inflation likely transitory but a sharp rise would have ‘negative consequences’

Source: CNBC

The U.S. Labor Department on Thursday revealed that May’s core consumer price index reading, which excludes food and energy, rose 3.8% on a year-over-year basis, a 28-year high. Headline CPI rose 5% against expectations of a 4.7%...

June 11, 2021 In shift, top U.S. fund group backs sustainability disclosure rules

Source: Reuters

An investment industry leader on Monday urged U.S. regulators to require listed companies to disclose greenhouse gas emissions data and worker demographic information, endorsing efforts to make such details available to ordinary...

June 11, 2021 Half of the pandemic's unemployment money may have been stolen

Source: Axios

Unemployment fraud during the pandemic could easily reach $400 billion, according to some estimates, and the bulk of the money likely ended in the hands of foreign crime syndicates — making this not just theft, but a matter of...

June 10, 2021 The perfect storm making everything you need more expensive

Source: CNN Business

The post-pandemic recovery is in full swing and the global economy is struggling to keep up. Following a collapse at the start of the pandemic as businesses closed and millions of workers lost jobs, demand has rebounded with a...

June 10, 2021 EPA to revise Trump rollback to water pollution protections

Source: The Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday officially announced that it plans to revise a Trump-era rule that limited what waters receive federal protections from pollution.

June 10, 2021 U.S. retail sales estimated to hit up to $4.56 trillion in 2021 -NRF

Source: Yahoo Finance

The National Retail Federation (NRF) on Wednesday raised its growth expectations for U.S. retail sales in 2021 to between 10.5% and 13.5%, as more Americans get inoculated and the economy reopens at a more accelerated pace than...

June 9, 2021 Charting a Sustainable Course for the Blue Economy

Source: The Nation

industrial fishing fleets—heavily subsidized by China, Japan, the European Union, and other nations—are killing fish faster than they can reproduce and threatening whales, dolphins, and other critical species in the process....

June 9, 2021 Job openings set record of 9.3 million as labor market booms

Source: CNBC

The standard set in April was well above the 8.3 million in March that itself was a new high going back to 2000 for the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.

June 9, 2021 "Mega-drought" takes dramatic toll on Colorado River system that provides water to 40 million people

Source: CBS News

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor Map shows large areas of the Southwest are "exceptionally dry," the worst category.

June 9, 2021 Former McDonald's CEO warns $15 minimum wage directly contributing to fast-food industry's automation push

Source: Fox Business

McDonald's current CEO Chris Kempczinski confirmed that the company is testing an automated, voice-recognition based drive-thru ordering system...noted that the artificial intelligence technology has 85% accuracy with filling...

June 8, 2021 United’s Supersonic Jet Sustainability Claims Sure Sound Suspect

Source: Gizmodo

United Airlines has agreed to purchase 15 jets that fly faster than the speed of sound from Boom Supersonic, with options to purchase 35 more. The purchase means United is on track to reintroduce the first commercial supersonic...

June 8, 2021 Climate crisis to shrink G7 economies twice as much as Covid-19, says research

Source: The Guardian

The G7 countries – the world’s biggest industrialised economies – will lose 8.5% of GDP a year, or nearly $5tn wiped off their economies, within 30 years if temperatures rise by 2.6C, as they are likely to on the basis of...

June 8, 2021 Infrastructure funding might throw environmental protections under the bus

Source: The Hill

Smart solutions are essential to building with climate resilience and economic empowerment, responsive to environmental and social concerns. We should implement the environmental processes that deliver these smart solutions...

June 8, 2021 ‘Damning’ science shows COVID-19 likely engineered in lab: experts

Source: NY Post

“Damning” science strongly suggests that COVID-19 is a man-made monster, optimized in a lab for maximum infectivity before hitting the outside to catastrophic effect, two experts said Sunday.

June 7, 2021 Solutions to a global problem: What we learned at the Vogue Business and Shopify Sustainability Forum

Source: Vogue Business

Panelists from Yoox Net-a-Porter, Kering, Vestiaire Collective and more came together at the first-ever Vogue Business and Shopify Sustainability Forum to discuss topics ranging from designing sustainable fashion to clean beauty...

June 7, 2021 US economy 'roughly' at pre-pandemic levels as America winning war with COVID: Bank of America CEO

Source: Fox News

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan believes that the United States is "starting to win the war" against COVID-19, with the economy reaching "roughly" pre-pandemic levels.

June 7, 2021 Petition: 20 Companies are Responsible for Most Plastic Waste – They Must Switch to Sustainable Alternatives Now!

Source: One Green Planet

A recent study found that just 20 companies are responsible for 55% of the plastic waste in the entire world. These companies are headquartered in different countries around the world, with ExxonMobil of the US being the absolute...

June 7, 2021 G-7 nations reach historic deal on global tax reform

Source: CNBC

The finance ministers of the most advanced economies, known as the Group of Seven, have backed a U.S. proposal that calls for corporations around the world to pay at least a 15% tax on earnings.

June 4, 2021 It’s A Good Look: Envisioning The Long-Term Value Of Innovation And Sustainability

Source: Forbes

But in today’s marketplace, demand from consumers has never been stronger for goods that take into account things like carbon footprint and clean water impact, and investors are laser focused on Environmental, Social and...

June 4, 2021 Why inflation is both good and bad for your wallet

Source: CNBC

Inflation is here and higher interest rates may follow — much to the delight of savers who’ve endured rock-bottom returns on cash and other safe investments since the Great Recession.

June 4, 2021 New WWF report identifies key species most at risk as planet heats up

Source: The Hill

A new report from the wildlife nonprofit WWF called “Feeling The Heat: The fate of nature beyond 1.5°C of global warming” has highlighted the critical survival issues facing 12 key species if climate change surpasses 1.5 degrees...

June 4, 2021 'We'll See $200 Oil": Russia & OPEC Ministers Blast IEA's Net Zero Plan

Source: OilPrice

"the price for oil will go to, what, $200? Gas prices will skyrocket, if the world were to follow the International Energy Agency’s controversial road map, which said investment in new fields would have to stop immediately

June 3, 2021 Locally Sourced Lies? How Sustainability Became the Food World’s Most Disturbing Grift

Source: Robb Report

...shilling a pretty story with words like sustainable, organic, handcrafted, locally sourced, farm-to-table and a whole host of phrases that imply a specific set of values and enough labor that demand a premium price.

June 3, 2021 The economy will probably overheat this summer: top strategist

Source: Yahoo Finance

With the U.S. labor market likely to bounce back strongly this summer from a surprisingly tepid April showing, the risks of an overheating economy remain on the rise.

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