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August 13, 2018 Top 10 sustainable companies

Source: Energy Digital

Which companies stand out for their green credentials? Energy Digital finds out.

August 9, 2018 Sustainability Change Is Hard but Companies Slog Along, Study Shows

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 2080

Source: 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 disease

Source: 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...

July 26, 2018 New study linking warming with disrupted Atlantic flow has scientists “grumpy”

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 suicides

Source: 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.

July 24, 2018 New report: Benchmarking the outdoor industry’s sustainability efforts

Source: SNews

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 further

Source: 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.

July 20, 2018 A Stunning Glance at the Geography of U.S. Income Inequality

Source: Inequality

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....

July 19, 2018 Deaths from liver disease are surging, and drinking is to blame

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...

July 18, 2018 Deloitte’s 2018 Millennial Survey: Industry 4.0, Employer Loyalty and Business Ethics

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

July 13, 2018 Study: Asians displace blacks as most economically divided group

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 Research

Source: 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.

July 10, 2018 HP links $700 million in revenue to sustainability strategy

Source: Greenbiz

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.

July 10, 2018 Wrangler Shows How Sustainability Data Transforms Supply Chains

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.

July 2, 2018 Three quarters of big UK firms downbeat on Brexit in new survey

Source: CNBC

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.

June 22, 2018 Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Source: NPR

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

June 22, 2018 Housing is the least affordable in 10 years — here’s what’s to blame

Source: MarketWatch

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...

June 22, 2018 Keurig Green Mountain Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

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...

June 22, 2018 Rising ground under West Antarctica could prevent ice sheet collapse

Source: Axios

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...

June 20, 2018 Research aims to quantify the sustainability of the supply chain

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 Check

Source: 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...

June 19, 2018 Florida has more to lose with sea rise than anywhere else in the U.S., new study says

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.

June 18, 2018 Message from Mars: How to institutionalize sustainability

Source: GreenBiz

Last week, Mars, Inc. generated headlines by committing $1 billion to achieve the company’s Sustainable in a Generation Plan

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