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May 27, 2020 Conscious Consumerism Will Keep Sustainability a Top Priority for Businesses

Source: Ink World

61% of consumers expect the brands they buy from to have clear sustainability practices.

May 27, 2020 Apple will reopen over 100 US retail stores this week, most with curbside or storefront service only

Source: 9 to 5 Mac

Apple plans to reopen many more of its US retail stores this week as some regions continue to see a decline in new COVID-19 infections and relax stay-at-home orders. The third wave of US reopenings begins tomorrow, with most...

May 27, 2020 From Camping To Dining Out: Here's How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities

Source: NPR

We asked a panel of infectious disease and public health experts to rate the risk of summer activities, from backyard gatherings to a day at the pool to sharing a vacation house with another household.

May 26, 2020 WHO warns risk of reigniting coronavirus outbreaks complicating efforts to fend off additional misery: report

Source: Fox News

BANGKOK — The risks of reigniting coronavirus outbreaks are complicating efforts to fend off further misery for the many millions who have lost jobs, with a top health expert warning that the world is still in the midst of a...

May 26, 2020 Return To Car Use Neither Healthy Nor Sustainable, Says United Nations

Source: Forbes

A Europe-focussed part of the United Nations argues that the “mass use of cars will not be sustainable” after global lockdowns ease. To meet international climate change obligations, governments will instead have to fund and...

May 26, 2020 Germany stamps authority on Lufthansa with $9.8 billion lifeline

Source: Yahoo Finance/Reuters

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany threw Lufthansa a 9 billion euro ($9.8 billion) lifeline on Monday, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for the airline.

May 26, 2020 Novavax starts clinical trial of its coronavirus vaccine candidate

Source: CNBC

Novavax said on Monday it has started the Phase 1 clinical trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine candidate and has enrolled the trial’s first participants, with preliminary results slated for July.

May 22, 2020 Is The U.S. Ready to Reopen?

Source: YouTube/CNBC - video

States across the country began reopening parts of their economies as early as April 24th. Guidelines for reopening differ wildly but a key difference lies in which sector can open first and the speed of the process. However,...

May 22, 2020 Infrastructure Investments Crucial for Future Sustainable Development

Source: Triple Pundit

Every pundit and economic analyst is weighing in on what should be included in the next round of stimulus funding to address the economic concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 22, 2020 Trials show progress on COVID-19 immunity, vaccines - video

Source: YouTube/Reuters

Two studies on monkeys published Wednesday offer some of the first scientific evidence that surviving COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection. In a separate published study Inovio Pharmaceuticals said its experimental...

May 22, 2020 Facebook to permanently embrace remote work - video

Source: YouTube/Reuters

Facebook Inc will permanently embrace remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday, accelerating the tech sector's geographic diversification away from its home in Silicon...

May 21, 2020 Are We Capable of Enacting Lasting, Positive Change After Disruption and Crisis?

Source: Sustainable Brands

The shadow of the unknown due to COVID could derail progress we’ve made toward a more sustainable future or it can motivate us to do better, faster. Now is the time for stakeholders throughout every organization to dig deep and...

May 21, 2020 Sustainability and Profitability, Synonymous with Relevancy

Source: UC Today

here are plenty of companies, predating the virus, that struggled to flourish, and today, they’ve either collapsed or accustomed themselves to a new future in the cloud. Blame it on antiquated ways of thinking, or refusing to...

May 21, 2020 Coronavirus: All 50 US states move toward reopening

Source: BBC

As the country's death toll surpasses 92,000, all 50 US states have partially reopened after a two-month shutdown.

May 21, 2020 Coca-Cola CEO says economic impact of coronavirus lockdowns is ‘just starting to begin’

Source: CNBC

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey delivered a grim forecast for the global economy’s recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday.

May 21, 2020 First Thing: US has three months to prepare for second Covid-19 wave, say scientists

Source: The Guardian

A group of nine leading scientists who advised President Barack Obama has warned that the US has just three months to rebuild its stockpile of emergency medical equipment if it wants to be prepared for a second wave of...

May 20, 2020 Covid-19 lockdowns could drop carbon emissions to their lowest level since World War II. But the change may be temporary

Source: CNN

As predicted, carbon dioxide emissions have declined during the Covid-19 pandemic. But if past crises are any indication, the environmental gains may be short-lived

May 20, 2020 Harvard’s Reinhart and Rogoff Say This Time Really Is Different

Source: Yahoo

When Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff published their heavyweight history of financial crises in late 2009, the title was ironic. This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly reminded readers that the...

May 20, 2020 Sustainable Fashion Demand Provides New Opportunities In Material Science And Chemistry

Source: Forbes

A new report now suggests this increasing demand for eco-friendly fashion has provided a new frontier for material science and chemistry innovations in the apparel industry. The surging desire from both consumers and brands for...

May 20, 2020 All states will be partially reopened by Wednesday despite at least 17 seeing coronavirus case rates rise

Source: CNN

By Wednesday, every US state will have begun lifting measures enacted weeks ago to curb the spread of coronavirus -- though daily case rates still are rising in parts of the country.

May 19, 2020 US STOCKS-Stimulus, vaccine hopes drive S&P 500 to 10-week high

Source: Reuters

U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting a 10-week high, as encouraging early data from a potential coronavirus vaccine trial boosted sentiment, with investors also hoping for stimulus to cushion the economic blow...

May 19, 2020 U.S. auto industry returns to life after lockdown

Source: Yahoo/Reuters

WARREN, Michigan - The Detroit Three automakers and their suppliers began restarting assembly lines on Monday after a two-month coronavirus lockdown in a slow revival of a sector that employs nearly 1 million people in the United...

May 19, 2020 S&P Launches ESG Scores Based on 20 Years of Corporate Sustainability Data

Source: Environmental & Energy Leader

S&P Global has announced the launch of its S&P Global environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Scores with coverage of more than 7,300 companies, representing 95% of global market capitalization.

May 19, 2020 Five Actions Business Leaders Can Take To Create A More Sustainable Future

Source: D Magazine

As a Dallas-based business executive and environmentalist, I believe the marketplace can offer solutions for the environment. These solutions need not be at odds with economic growth and can actually be profitable when consumers...

May 18, 2020 How Likely Is The New $2,000 Stimulus Package To Happen?

Source: Forbes

Stimulus bills are floating all around Washington, DC, these days. It can be hard to know which one to follow, if they’re all somehow connected, which one will be enacted, or even if any will pass at all.

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