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Source: Yahoo Finance
"The main reasons are that our baseline growth path is now lower and that we are increasingly concerned that the Fed will feel compelled to respond forcefully to high headline inflation and consumer inflation expectations if...
Source: World Economic Forum
Climate, energy, and development are interconnected, and countries must ensure that one must not stimy the others. In 2021, industrial and building use of energy accounted for 41.7% of global greenhouse emissions. There must be...
June 21, 2022 How sustainable is your city?Source: Corporate Knights
The Corporate Knights Sustainable Cities Index is the world’s first interactive, crowd-sourced sustainability index for cities. When the index goes live on June 15, 2022, local government officials will be able to log in to our...
A current round of labor talks between management at the 29 ports up and down the coast and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union whose members load and unload the ships has businesses that depend on the ports very,...
June 21, 2022 The US will tip into a long recession this year as the Fed hikes interest rates hard, investment bank Nomura saysSource: Markets Insider
The Federal Reserve's interest-rate hikes will push the US into a mild but lengthy recession this year that will cause the economy to shrink in 2023, investment bank Nomura said Monday.
June 21, 2022 Global inflation: Five ways US rate rise will affect youSource: BBC
The US central bank has announced its biggest rate hike in nearly 30 years as it ramps up its battle to bring soaring consumer prices under control.
June 17, 2022 Amid record inflation, 36% of employees earning $100,000 or more say they are living paycheck to paycheckSource: CNBC
Thirty-six percent of U.S. employees with salaries of $100,000 or more are living paycheck to paycheck — twice as many who said they were in 2019, according to a survey
June 17, 2022 What does it mean to have a sustainable brand?Source: GreenBiz
Despite your best efforts, your brand is not just what you say it is. Your brand is an evolving relationship between your company and your customer. Whether that customer is a stakeholder, a consumer or a B2B relationship, it's...
Source: Transport Topics
Top Biden administration officials are weighing limits on exports of fuel as the White House struggles to contain gasoline prices that have topped $5 per gallon.
Source: Yahoo Finance
Report identifies necessary actions governments and businesses must take to help ensure sustainable livelihoods for farmers and a future for products like bananas, cocoa and coffee
ExxonMobil said had invested $118 billion on new oil and gas supplies over the past five years, compared to a net income of $55 billion – resulting in an almost 50% increase in its U.S. production of oil during that period.
June 16, 2022 Sustainability is getting better and better for businessSource: National Retail Federation
Every business decision has hidden human health, environmental and social impacts. More retailers are contributing less waste and toxicity, using better materials and sourcing from sustainable suppliers. These actions contribute...
June 16, 2022 Is the US economy on a tailspin into recession?Source: Great and HRA
Is the US economy slipping into a recessionary period and have the sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine war in the eastern Donbas region set to boomerang, bringing stocks down and the entire money market into a tailspin reversing...
June 16, 2022 U.S. retail sales stumble as inflation bitesSource: Reuters
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in May as motor vehicle purchases declined amid rampant shortages, and record high gasoline prices pulled spending away from other goods.
Nearly 200,000 properties in England may have to be abandoned due to rising sea levels by 2050, a report says. It looks at where water will cause most damage and whether defences are technically and financially feasible.
June 15, 2022 Want to Excel in ESG? Craft a “Green Ocean” Strategy.Source: Harvard Business Review
The field on which companies compete on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance is vast, making it all but impossible for any company to successfully excel across all areas. A bank, for example, is competing...
The warnings that a recession is coming – including from Tesla CEO Elon Musk and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon – reflect the deep uncertainty being felt in the country's executive offices as inflation hits its highest annual...
June 15, 2022 Charles Schwab to pay $187 million to settle SEC charges that it misled robo-advisor clients on feesSource: CNBC
Charles Schwab agreed to pay $187 million to settle an SEC investigation into alleged hidden fees charged by the firm’s robo-advisor, Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, according to an agency announcement.
Source: The Guardian
Forget Ukraine, coronavirus, corporate greed and “supply chain issues”, when it comes to inflation the climate crisis is the real, lasting, worry, according to a new book, and one that’s only likely to get worse.
The COVID-19 pandemic will further derail the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the next five years without concerted action, warn international scientists.
June 14, 2022 What Bitcoin’s nosedive means for the environmentSource: The Verge
Bitcoin’s value has nosedived enough to curb the cryptocurrency’s enormous energy use — and associated greenhouse gas emissions — but only if prices stay low. The price of a single Bitcoin plummeted below $24,000 today, about...
Source: Yahoo Finance
Everybody’s frustrated. If somebody could do something about it, it would be done. But oil and gasoline prices are on a tear that for the time being seems unstoppable.
Source: PV Magazine
Enovix, based in Fremont, California, announced that it demonstrated in electric vehicle (EV) battery cells the ability to charge from 0% to 80% state-of-charge in as little as 5.2 minutes and to achieve a greater than 98% charge...
I raise the possibility of hyperbole around direct and indirect compliance costs associated with the rule. I also argue that the disclosures currently available to an investor to assess the credibility of climate pledges made by...
LONDON — Global stock markets are falling sharply after May’s U.S. inflation print reignited fears that central banks will be forced into aggressive monetary policy tightening.
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