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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 onlySource: 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...
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: reportSource: 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...
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...
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.
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,...
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.
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 - videoSource: 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...
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...
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 reopeningSource: 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.
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 temporarySource: 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
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 ChemistrySource: 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 riseSource: 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.
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 lockdownSource: 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...
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.
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...
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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