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January 29, 2020 Dow jumps 187 points as stocks stabilize after Monday's sell-off

Source: USA Today

U.S. stocks stabilized Tuesday after posting their worst loss in months a day earlier on fears over the coronavirus outbreak.

January 29, 2020 Sustainability In Business Is More An Opportunity Than A Threat

Source: Forbes

Sustainable investing has moved to center stage in early 2020. In his latest letter to CEOs Blackrock CEO Larry Fink writes that sustainability, which involves integrating environmental and social concerns into business...

January 29, 2020 The Pacific Ocean is so acidic that it's dissolving Dungeness crabs' shells

Source: CNN

The Pacific Ocean is becoming more acidic, and the cash-crabs that live in its coastal waters are some of its first inhabitants to feel its effects.

January 29, 2020 Apple rises as earnings and iPhone sales smash expectations

Source: CNBC

Apple reported revenue and profit significantly higher than what Wall Street analysts expected and spiked as much as 3% before settling down up around 1% in after-hours trading.

January 28, 2020 These US stocks have the most exposure to China’s consumer market getting hit by coronavirus fears

Source: CNBC

The deadly coronavirus, whose spread accelerated around the globe, is battering the stock market, and some U.S. companies are particularly vulnerable to the disease as their growth has been driven by Chinese consumers.

January 28, 2020 Fashion has a misinformation problem. That’s bad for the environment.

Source: Vox

ONLY ONE OUT OF THE DOZEN OR SO MOST COMMONLY CITED FACTS ABOUT THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S FOOTPRINT IS BASED ON SCIENCE

January 28, 2020 GM spends $2.2 billion to set up an EV-only plant in Detroit

Source: Engadet

GM just demonstrated that electric vehicles can create jobs in addition to taking them away. The automaker has revealed plans for a $2.2 billion investment that will turn its Detroit-Hamtramck facility into its first assembly...

January 28, 2020 The Warren Fracking Ban Would Devastate America

Source: National Review

An investigation into Elizabeth Warren’s disastrous promise to ban hydraulic fracturing via executive order on Day One of her presidency

January 27, 2020 Dow Jones Futures Plunge As Coronavirus Spreads Rapidly; Apple, Tesla Lead Huge Earnings Week

Source: Investors Business Daily

Dow Jones futures fell sharply on Sunday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The stock market rally retreated last week on China's coronavirus, which has continued to spread rapidly. Meanwhile, Apple (AAPL), Advanced...

January 27, 2020 How fashion pays lip service to sustainability, while still creating toxic pollution and carbon

Source: South China Morning Post

Campaigners say such “greenwashing” is typical of an industry “that is talking the talk but not walking the walk” on sustainability.

January 27, 2020 Race to exploit the world’s seabed set to wreak havoc on marine life

Source: The Guardian

New research warns that ‘blue acceleration’ – a global goldrush to claim the ocean floor – is already impacting on the environment.

January 27, 2020 Cut Back on Email If You Want to Fight Global Warming

Source: Yahoo Finance

Right now, data centers consume about 2% of the world’s electricity, but that’s expected to reach 8% by 2030. Moreover, only about 6% of all data ever created is in use today, according to research from Hewlett Packard...

January 24, 2020 New York City Council Passes Bill Requiring Businesses To Accept Cash

Source: CBS/YouTube

Cash is the universal currency, and now New York City businesses will have to accept it; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.

January 24, 2020 Goldman won’t take companies public without ‘at least one diverse board candidate,’ CEO says

Source: CNBC

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon told CNBC on Thursday his investment bank will help companies go public only if they have at least one “diverse” board member. Solomon said the performance of public offerings of U.S. companies...

January 24, 2020 United Nations Global Compact Launches ‘SDG Ambition’ Impact Initiative Aiming to Scale up Business Action at the National Level

Source: Yahoo Finance

The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition — a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business.

January 24, 2020 Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill becomes law as Queen gives Royal Assent - video

Source: The Sun/YouTube

Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans announced the news this afternoon in the House of Commons. Almost four years after Brits voted for Brexit, the Withdrawal Agreement Bill has formally become a law today after the Queen gave it Royal...

January 23, 2020 World Economic Forum calls on business chiefs to set net-zero targets

Source: Edie.com

In a letter from the Forum's Founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab and the heads of Bank of America and Royal DSM Brian Moynihan and Feike Sijbesma, businesses have been urged to respond to climate science through the...

January 23, 2020 US drinking water contamination with ‘forever chemicals’ far worse than scientists thought

Source: The Guardian

The contamination of US drinking water with manmade “forever chemicals” is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a report on Wednesday by an...

January 23, 2020 Sustainability strategies more successful when managers believe in them

Source: Phys

New research from Cass Business School has found that business sustainability strategies can succeed alongside mainstream competitive strategies when managers believe in them.

January 23, 2020 The World’s Most-Profitable Hedge Fund Is Now a Climate Radical

Source: Bloomberg Green

The hedge fund industry has no shortage of aggressive, in-your-face players, but few are as tough as Chris Hohn. The British billionaire takes the typical playbook to new levels—scuttling deals, pushing to remove bosses, and...

January 22, 2020 Founder of world’s largest hedge fund says ‘cash is trash’ as the Dow soars to records

Source: MarketWatch

The billionaire founder of the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates said during a CNBC interview on Tuesday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that investors should be buying this market, rather than...

January 22, 2020 The business case for investing in sustainable plastics

Source: World Economic Forum

We define sustainable investing as taking traditional investment practices and strategies and enhancing them with additional insights gained from considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors

January 22, 2020 The 100 most sustainable companies of 2020

Source: The Hill

A ranking of the most sustainable organizations was unveiled at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday.

January 22, 2020 Halliburton takes $2.2 billion charge on shale slump

Source: Yahoo Finance

U.S. oilfield services firm Halliburton Co. on Tuesday disclosed a $2.2 billion charge to earnings as weakening North American shale activity continued to hit the industry.

January 21, 2020 Davos 2020 Theme: Better Capitalism

Source: MarketPlace

This year at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, a high-end annual event in the Swiss Alps that celebrates capitalism, the key theme will be moving to a different type of capitalism. “Stakeholder capitalism”...

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