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August 13, 2018 Top 10 sustainable companiesSource: Energy Digital
Which companies stand out for their green credentials? Energy Digital finds out.
Source: Environmental Leader
Sustainability initiatives often fail to achieve the expected results: 47% of sustainability programs are considered failures by companies. And that number has more than doubled from the percentage that were considered failures...
August 6, 2018 Just Stop It. The Elderly Are Doing Fine.Source: Mother Jones
But can we drop this endless scaremongering about a massive increase in elderly bankruptcies obtained solely by cherry picking the starting year and providing no surrounding context?
August 2, 2018 Study sees dramatic rise in heatwave deaths by 2080Source: ABS-CBN
LONDON - The number of people dying from heatwaves is likely to rise sharply in some regions by 2080 if policymakers fail to take mitigating steps in climate and health policies, according to the results of a study on Tuesday.
July 31, 2018 Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer’s diseaseSource: Chicago Tribune
Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after decades of failures. An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study, and it...
Source: ARS Technica
ecause the Atlantic conveyor belt helps transport a large amount of heat energy trapped by our greenhouse gases into the deep ocean, slowing the conveyor belt should cause more heat energy to build up near the surface—raising...
July 24, 2018 Global warming risk: Rising temperatures from climate change linked to rise in suicidesSource: USA Today
Rising temperatures linked to human-caused climate change could lead to increasing suicide rates in the U.S. and Mexico, a study suggested Monday.
The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) debuted the first-ever sustainability benchmarking report on Day 1 of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.
July 20, 2018 People of all ages define the American Dream the same way — but millennials take it one step furtherSource: Yahoo Finance
The American Dream is alive and well.Nearly 60% of respondents surveyed in Bank of the West's 2018 Millennial Study believe they have attained the American Dream or believe that it's still attainable today.
The New Gilded Age finds — no surprise — that income inequality in the United States “has risen in every state since the 1970s.” The surprise comes from the numbers that cover 2015, the most recent year with full stats available....
Source: NBC News
A study published Wednesday found a 65 percent increase in deaths from cirrhosis of the liver since 1999. The biggest increase is among millennials: the team found that deaths from cirrhosis are rising 10 percent a year among...
Source: Spend Matters
Young professionals across the globe are unsure about their ability to adapt to Industry 4.0 technologies and increasingly critical of business ethics, Deloitte’s 2018 Millennial Survey finds
Source: USA Today
ncome inequality has been growing steadily among all Americans since the 1970s. But within racial groups, the gap between rich and poor is growing most rapidly among Asians in the U.S., according to a new study.
July 11, 2018 Top Sustainability Trends and Insights on How Business Frameworks Are Changing in 2018 | Infiniti ResearchSource: Business Wire
LONDON--Infiniti Research, a world-renowned market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest list blog on the top sustainability trends for 2018.
It’s getting simpler for HP Inc.’s chief sustainability and social impact officer Nate Hurst to justify his strategy to his CFO. He lets the numbers do the talking.
Source: Environmental Leader
A white paper published by Wrangler and farm-management software company MyFarms demonstrates how field-level sustainability data can strengthen business relationships and results throughout agricultural supply chains.
A record 75 percent of major British companies are now pessimistic about Brexit, a survey showed on Monday, adding to signs of anxiety around the economy as Britain's divorce with the European Union draws near.
The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in Neuron
A report out Thursday quantifies, again, just how tough the housing market is. Attom Data Solutions’ affordability index shows home prices are the least affordable since the third quarter of 2008, when the financial crisis...
Source: Business Wire
BURLINGTON, Mass.--Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single serve brewing, today announced meaningful progress against its priority 2020 sustainability commitments. In the Company’s...
revious research has shown that enough ice has already melted in this region to trigger a potentially irreversible melt of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, which would sharply increase sea levels worldwide. Now, though, scientists...
Source: Farm and Ranch
Lincoln, Neb. — A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will conduct a project targeting the sustainability of Nebraska’s supply chain. The project is funded by a $15,510 grant from the...
June 19, 2018 Innovation in Apparel: 2018 Pulse CheckSource: Sustainable Brands
Global apparel production has doubled in the last 15 years, and if growth continues as expected, it will triple by 2050. The report calls for transformation across the apparel industry — from the way clothes are designed, to how...
Source: Miami Herald
Florida stands to lose more homes — and real estate value — to sea level rise damage than any other state in the nation this century, according to a new study.
Last week, Mars, Inc. generated headlines by committing $1 billion to achieve the company’s Sustainable in a Generation Plan
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