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February 14, 2019 The mighty US dollar is getting even stronger

Source: CNN

But the US Dollar Index has rallied 1.5% against other currencies after the Fed's January 30 meeting. That has taken many by surprise.

February 14, 2019 60% of UK trade is still exposed to a Brexit shock

Source: CNN

London - If nothing changes in the next 45 days, the United Kingdom will crash out of the European Union with as much as 60% of its trade at risk of disruption.

February 14, 2019 Sustainable Business: Zero Waste Ambitions Become Reality

Source: Forbes

Unbearable heat is sadly becoming the new norm. In fact, I heard 2018 became the fourth-hottest year on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

February 14, 2019 Climate experts say we must transform the world economy to mitigate climate change. Here's how - video

Source: Mashable

To help mitigate global warming, we need to transform the world economy in a matter of years. To do this, we'll need to deploy the two most powerful engines of change in modern history, technology and capitalism.

February 13, 2019 Why Tech Companies Hire So Many Economists

Source: Harvard Business Review

Over a recent coffee discussion, the COO of a multi billion-dollar tech company told us he was interested in building an internal team of economists. He had collaborated with economists before and was excited about the results....

February 13, 2019 4 charts that show why a stock-market rally has taken hold on Wall Street in February

Source: MarketWatch

Stocks are levitating higher on Wall Street, with major benchmarks and a few other market indicators offering signs that a rally that took hold in January may give way to a more lasting uptrend.

February 13, 2019 ESG/Sustainability: Anticipating 2019 On The Heels Of 2018 Developments

Source: Pamela Styles,Next Level Investor Relations LLC

Among many astounding developments pertaining to ESG/Sustainability in the past year, the ISS launch of its Environmental & Social Quality Score appears to have captured the attention of most remaining corporate boards on the...

February 13, 2019 Brexit: PM could delay final vote on Brexit - text/video

Source: BBC

Theresa May has set out plans to bypass Commons rules in order to get a Brexit deal ratified in time for the UK to leave the EU on 29 March.

February 12, 2019 Asian Markets Close Higher Reflecting Optimism Ahead Of U.S.-China Talks

Source: NPR

As high-level and high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks get underway in Beijing this week, global markets are responding positively, with Asian stocks closing mostly higher on Monday.

February 12, 2019 Environment in multiple crises - report

Source: BBC

Politicians and policymakers have failed to grasp the gravity of the environmental crisis facing the Earth, a report claims.

February 12, 2019 Yes, Sustainability Can Be a Strategy

Source: Harvard Business Review

In recent years, a growing number of companies around the world have voluntarily adopted and implemented a broad range of sustainability practices. The accelerating rate of adoption of these practices has also provoked a debate...

February 12, 2019 What Will Cause The Next Recession - Michelle Meyer On Elevated Risks - video only

Source: Youtube/CNBC

Bank of America's Head of U.S. Economics Michelle Meyer predicts a slower economy in 2019 compared to last year. A slowing global economy, especially from China, is likely to have an impact on the United States. But despite the...

February 11, 2019 Seven Fixes for American Capitalism

Source: Bloomberg

That makes this a good time to look at some of the ideas for fixing American capitalism that will be debated in the 2020 presidential campaign. Here, we identify potential remedies, name their advocates, and explain the schools...

February 11, 2019 Doomsday prediction for surging tides was WRONG: Study claims ice-cliffs of Antarctica will be responsible for just a 6-inch boost in sea levels - SEVEN times less than previously thought (but it will still cause 'climate chaos')

Source: Daily Mail

Predictions of an imminent and catastrophic surge in sea levels were incorrect and overestimated, a new study has found.

February 11, 2019 2019 could be sustainability's finest hour — here's what stands in the way

Source: GreenBiz

Last year was a landmark one for corporate renewable energy adoption and sustainability initiatives. However, these aren’t new endeavors. Sustainability has been on a slow burn for decades. So, what’s the motivation behind this...

February 8, 2019 Can We Talk? Changing the Sustainability Conversation Between Investors and Companies

Source: Forbes

As investors increasingly come to grips with the challenging realities, risks and opportunities of a changing climate, resource depletion and human rights, we need to change the ways companies talk with them about these issues.

February 8, 2019 The Financial Crisis Put a Chill on Big Bank Deals. That Ended Thursday.

Source: NY Times

The $28 billion deal between BB&T and SunTrust Banks would create a Southeastern juggernaut that would be the sixth-largest bank in the country — perhaps giving it the heft to compete against national behemoths like Wells Fargo,...

February 8, 2019 Melting Ice Sheets Could Throw Earth's Climate Into Disarray, Alarming Models Predict

Source: Gizmodo

Models published Wednesday in Nature explore how all the water pouring off the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could impact ocean currents, and how that, in turn, could affect the global climate.

February 8, 2019 More millennials are demanding these workplace perks

Source: CNBC

The search for better workplace benefits is among the three top reasons why younger employees change jobs, according to new data from LaSalle Network, a recruiting firm.

February 7, 2019 AAA confirms what Tesla, BMW, Nissan electric car owners suspected — cold weather saps EV range. Even turning on the car drains power

Source: CNBC

A new AAA study finds that when the thermometer drops to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, range falls by an average of 41 percent on the five models it tested.

February 7, 2019 NASA Just Announced 2018 Was the Fourth-Hottest Year on Record

Source: Mother Jones

It’s official: Last year was the fourth hottest year on record, after only the previous three, according to separate figures released Wednesday morning by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA.

February 7, 2019 Janet Yellen: Possible next Fed move is a cut if global growth continues to slow

Source: CNBC

The Federal Reserve’s next move may well be an interest rate cut if weakening growth around the world starts infecting the U.S. economy, former central bank Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday.

February 7, 2019 Corporate Giants’ Suppliers Have Saved $19.3B by Reducing CO2

Source: Sustainable Brands

In 2018, 115 companies — wielding a combined purchasing power in excess of US$3.3 trillion — requested environmental information from 5,500+ of their key suppliers. This is an increase from just 14 companies ten years ago....

February 6, 2019 If stock-market investors missed January’s surge, they’re out of luck, says Goldman Sachs

Source: Market Watch

Goldman economists believe that current environment in the U.S., marked by a Federal Reserve that may be slightly more accommodative than it presented in December, will support growth outside of the U.S. along with crude-oil...

February 6, 2019 AT&T: sustainability on a massive scale

Source: Energy Digital

We speak to Shannon Thomas Carroll, Director of Global Environmental Sustainability at AT&T, to see how the telco giant is harnessing sustainability across its massive operations…

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