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June 13, 2022 FTC faces staff exodus, anger over Biden-appointed Big Tech foe’s leadership

Source: NY Post

They’ve put her in this position of running an important federal agency when she has zero experience doing this kind of thing,” Eileen Harrington, a former executive director of the FTC who spent 27 years at the agency, told The...

June 13, 2022 Inflation puts pressure on Powell: What to know this week

Source: Yahoo Finance

The Federal Reserve will dominate the conversation for investors this week. The central bank's latest policy meeting will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 14-15, with the Fed expected to announce at least another 0.50%...

June 10, 2022 9 business leaders explain what sustainable impact means to them

Source: Fast Company

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations have adopted strategies to tackle the societal inequalities and global problems that COVID-19 has laid bare by prioritizing sustainable impact. As leaders navigate...

June 10, 2022 U.S. SEC chief Gary Gensler unveils plan to overhaul Wall Street stock trading

Source: CNBC

The top U.S. securities regulator on Wednesday proposed rule changes to transform how Wall Street handles retail stock trades after the meme stock mania last year raised questions about whether mom-and-pop investors were getting...

June 10, 2022 Supply chain outlook still ‘pretty severe,’ economist says

Source: Yahoo Finance

The supply chain crunch will persist and place upward pressure on already high inflation, warned one Citigroup economist.

June 10, 2022 New research points to bad math behind corporate renewable energy claims

Source: The Verge

Even though more companies than ever are proclaiming that they’re powered by renewable energy, those claims are usually exaggerated, new research shows. That disconnect between a company’s claims and reality could jeopardize...

June 7, 2022 COP26: Are nations on track to meet their climate goals?

Source: BBC

New targets for reducing emissions, cutting back on fossil fuels and ending deforestation were agreed by world leaders at the COP26 summit.

June 7, 2022 ‘There is hope’: Prince William in rallying cry for the environment

Source: CNBC

Prince William issued a rallying cry for the environment over the weekend, with the second in line to the British throne saying there was a “pressing need to protect and restore our planet.”

June 7, 2022 The ranting critics of sustainability may have a point

Source: Greehbiz

Remember when the profession of sustainability was largely a backwater activity inside companies, seemingly unrelated to the business of productivity and profits? Remember when sustainability flew under the radar — when hardly...

June 7, 2022 Wall Street is panicking about a recession. But consumer spending and cooling inflation means it's not going to happen, a US strategist argues.

Source: Yahoo Finance

But for all the doom and gloom, there are plenty who doubt the recession narrative, and say the US economy is still strong. Michael Skordeles — a senior US macro strategist at Truist Advisory Services, part of the $66 billion...

June 6, 2022 NTT Global Survey shows company profit with sustainability

Source: Sustainability Magazine

A recent survey conducted by global technology solution provider NTT shows that sustainability programmes are not only ethical but can also be profitable

June 6, 2022 The young, rich, anti-capitalist capitalists

Source: VOX

Some call it the seemingly contradictory term “anti-capitalist” investing; others refer to it as “transformative investing.” In general, proponents are going beyond merely disincentivizing unethical behavior in companies.

June 6, 2022 Gas or renewables? With the world in an unprecedented energy crisis, top CEOs are searching for solutions

Source: CNBC

From the Covid-19 pandemic and supply chain shocks to rising inflation and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, governments and businesses around the world are attempting to tackle and solve major crises — many of them interlinked — on...

June 6, 2022 3 signs that the US economy is already losing steam

Source: CNN

Fears about whether America could fall into a recession are dominating conversations among investors and pose a risk to the Biden administration ahead of midterm elections this fall.

June 3, 2022 The sustainability movement is 50. Why are world leaders ignoring it?

Source: Nature

Sustainability is now a household term, but it wasn’t always so. Fifty years ago, the United Nations held its Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm. This landmark event gave the concept of sustainable development its...

June 3, 2022 US Gas Prices Hit Record; OPEC+ to Pump More Oil

Source: Newsmax

The OPEC oil cartel and allied countries including major exporter Russia are weighing how much oil to produce as U.S. gasoline prices hit another record high.

June 3, 2022 What America’s next recession will look like

Source: The Economists

Big banks, prominent economists and former officials are all saying that a downturn is a near certainty as the Federal Reserve wrestles inflation under control. Three-quarters of chief executives of Fortune 500 companies are...

June 3, 2022 Elon Musk tells Tesla employees: Return to the office, or else

Source: CNN

“Anyone who wishes to do remote work must be in the office for a minimum (and I mean *minimum*) of 40 hours per week or depart Tesla. This is less than we ask of factory workers,” Musk wrote, adding that the office must be the...

June 2, 2022 The Virtue Bubble Is About To Burst. Good Riddance.

Source: Financial Advisor

There are costs to living a virtuous life; It requires going without. This is true psychologically, because sacrifice gives virtue meaning. But it's also true mathematically. You pay a price when you constrain who you will buy...

June 2, 2022 Deutsche Bank raided by authorities over ESG ‘greenwashing’ claims: ‘We’ve found evidence that that could support allegations of prospectus fraud’

Source: Fortune

German law enforcement officials raided the offices of Deutsche Bank on suspicion of the fraudulent advertising of sustainable investment funds at its DWS unit, dealing yet another setback to CEO Christian Sewing's attempts to...

June 2, 2022 IEA: Current Energy Crisis Is “Much Bigger” Than 1970s Oil Crunch

Source: Yahoo Finance

The world faces a “much bigger” energy crisis than the one of the 1970s, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, told German daily Der Spiegel in an interview published on Tuesday.

June 2, 2022 State(California) Water Resources Control Board Adopts Emergency Drought Regulation

Source: JDSupra

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) has adopted an emergency regulation (Regulation) requiring urban water suppliers to implement the demand reduction actions identified in their Water Shortage Contingency Plans...

June 1, 2022 Widespread Inaction on Sustainability Eclipses Progress at Fashion’s Biggest Companies

Source: Business of Fashion

Efforts to transform the fashion industry in line with global ambitions to curb climate change and establish more responsible business practices by 2030 have yet to gain sufficient momentum, The BoF Sustainability Index 2022...

June 1, 2022 Fears of a U.S. recession in 2022 are overblown: Goldman Sachs

Source: Yahoo Finance

Goldman Sachs, which previously estimated that there was a 35% chance of a recession within two years, is reiterating that a recession in the U.S. is not inevitable despite what stocks say.

June 1, 2022 US summer fuel shortages could be worse than 1970s oil crisis: IEA chief

Source: NY Post

The United States and Europe could experience fuel shortages this summer that could be worse than the 1970s oil crisis as demand ramps up for travel season, the head of the International Energy Agency warned

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