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August 4, 2020 What’s Next For The U.S. Economy: Michelle Meyer - videoSource: 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...
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 knowSource: 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 claimsSource: 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 outSource: 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.
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 EUSource: 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 recordSource: 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.
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....
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...
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 EverSource: Forbes
Most of us want the government and brands to prioritize sustainability even while facing other issues.
Scientists find that the vast majority of U.S. fish stocks continue to be strong, successful and achieving long-term sustainability goals.
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...
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 returnSource: 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" focusSource: 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.
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...
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.
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
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’...
July 27, 2020 MICROSOFT ANALYZED DATA ON ITS NEWLY REMOTE WORKFORCESource: 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...
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 playSource: 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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