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June 22, 2022 Goldman Sachs: 'We now see recession risk as higher and more front-loaded'

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...

June 22, 2022 Why the global energy transition must be just and equitable

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...

June 21, 2022 Already strained supply chain at risk in ongoing port labor talks

Source: CNN

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 says

Source: 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 you

Source: 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 paycheck

Source: 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...

June 17, 2022 White House Weighs Fuel Export Limits as Pump Prices Surge

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.

June 17, 2022 New Study Finds FairTrade Certification Enhances Farmer Resilience and Sustainability

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

June 17, 2022 ExxonMobil hits back after Biden threatens energy producers

Source: YouTube/Fox

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 business

Source: 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 bites

Source: 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.

June 16, 2022 Climate change: Rising sea levels threaten 200,000 England properties

Source: BBC

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...

June 15, 2022 Why some of the country's top CEOs fear a recession is coming

Source: NPR

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 fees

Source: 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.

June 15, 2022 Climate crisis is ‘battering our economy’ and driving inflation, new book says

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.

June 14, 2022 COVID-19 could derail Sustainable Development Goals for next five years


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 environment

Source: 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...

June 14, 2022 Why there’s no relief in sight for soaring oil and gas prices

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.

June 14, 2022 Electric vehicle battery capable of 98% charge in less than ten minutes

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...

June 13, 2022 Why I Support the SEC’s Proposed Climate Risk Disclosure Rules

Source: Forbes

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...

June 13, 2022 Global markets are tanking ahead of a huge week for central banks

Source: CNBC

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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