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July 23, 2019 [A Journey Towards A Sustainable Future] ? Samsung’s Global Green Management Initiatives

Source: Samsung

Sustainable business is a corporate priority that pursues sustainability by driving company initiatives in the social, economic and environmental fields outside of profit-seeking enterprise. In the early 21st century, as demand...

July 19, 2019 A booming manufacturing report just poked another hole in the Fed’s case for a rate cut

Source: CNBC

The Philadelphia Fed saw its primary gauge measuring the sector jump from 0.3 in June to 21.8, far better than Wall Street estimates of 5 and the highest in a year. The index measures the difference between companies saying they...

July 16, 2019 Healthy lifestyle may mitigate genetic risk for Alzheimer's, study shows

Source: UPI

Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer's disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research shows.

July 11, 2019 Employment among ‘prime age’ men declining, triggering 'alarm'

Source: Fox Business

While the U.S. economy Opens a New Window. continues to show signs of strength and vitality, employment Opens a New Window. conditions appear to be worsening for one particular group: prime-age males.

July 11, 2019 A small glass of juice or soda a day is linked to increased risk of cancer, study finds

Source: CNN

A new study has linked drinking just a small glass of a sugary drink per day -- 100 ml, about a third of a typical can of soda -- to an 18% increase in overall cancer risk and a 22% increase in risk for breast cancer.

July 9, 2019 Instability in Antarctic ice projected to make sea level rise rapidly

Source: phys.org

a study says that instability hidden within Antarctic ice is likely to accelerate its flow into the ocean and push sea level up at a more rapid pace than previously expected.

July 9, 2019 Amtrak Releases FY2018 Sustainability Report

Source: Yahoo Finance

Amtrak released its FY2018 Sustainability Report, in a newly designed and interactive online experience, highlighting company performance against year-over-year sustainability goals. In FY18 year, the company achieved all energy,...

July 9, 2019 HHS Inspector General Finds Serious Flaws In 20% Of U.S. Hospice Programs

Source: NPR

The Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services found that from 2012 through 2016, health inspectors cited 87% of hospices for deficiencies. And 20% percent of hospices had lapses serious enough...

July 2, 2019 One-third of Americans have cut their spending this year, and some fear a recession is coming

Source: CNBC

when answering questions for the Invest in You Spending Survey, more people described themselves as savers, at 54%. The national survey of 2,800 Americans was conducted June 17–20 by CNBC + Acorns in partnership with...

July 2, 2019 Green leaders: The world’s most sustainable companies in 2019

Source: CEO Magazine

According to Corporate Knights’ list of the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, it encompasses carbon and waste reduction, gender equality in leadership and even revenues derived from clean products.

June 28, 2019 Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows

Source: The Guardian

Government action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the UK falling by half between 1970 and 2010.

June 20, 2019 China’s economic census uncovers more fake data as officials promise ‘zero tolerance’ to data manipulation

Source: South China Morning Post

Officials in the central Chinese city of Guanghan have been found to have gone to extraordinary lengths to manipulate raw data to obscure the real picture of the health of the economy, according to the National Bureau of...

June 20, 2019 U.S. consumer debt is now breaching levels last reached during the 2008 financial crisis

Source: MarketWatch

Ben Mohr ....calculated that total U.S. consumer debt hit $14 trillion in the first quarter of 2019, surpassing the roughly $13 trillion of leverage accumulated in credit cards, auto loans and mortgages and other debt back in...

June 20, 2019 More pregnant women in the US are using pot, study finds

Source: CNN

More moms-to-be in the United States are using marijuana, especially in their first trimester, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA.

June 19, 2019 Poll shows Medicare for All is confusing to most Americans

Source: CNN

Nearly seven in 10 Americans think they would continue to pay deductibles and co-pays under Medicare for All, Kaiser found, when in fact they would not. And some 54% wrongly believe that individuals and employers would continue...

June 18, 2019 Dow releases annual Sustainability Report

Source: Yahoo Finance

Dow (DOW) has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which shares its progress against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and demonstrates its commitment to collaborate with value chain partners and other stakeholders to find more...

June 18, 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics report urges travelers get MMR vaccine in wake of "record-breaking" European measles outbreak

Source: CBS

A report published Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics medical journal recommends all U.S. citizens "receive all recommended vaccinations, including measles, before traveling abroad." The study comes in the wake of what...

June 14, 2019 New Federal Reserve data shows how the rich have gotten richer

Source: VOX

The top 1 percent of the US wealth distribution has increased its net worth by 650 percent since 1989, while the bottom 50 percent saw its wealth grow by a much more modest 170 percent during the same period.

June 13, 2019 A full-blown recession and double-digit stock losses: Morgan Stanley just unveiled its revised bear case for the trade war — and it's not pretty

Source: Business Insider

The US' ongoing trade war with China has experienced wild twists and turns, causing shifts in market sentiment at a moment's notice. That's made it hard to drown out the noise in order to get to the numbers that matter most....

June 12, 2019 GM's Cruise Self-Driving Prototypes Are Riddled With Technical Glitches, Safety Concerns: Report

Source: Jalopnik

A new, lengthy report from The Information highlights the documented and previously undisclosed problems with Cruise’s technology, and there are plenty. Autonomous-driving technology is, of course, a work in progress, and one...

June 12, 2019 Are we heading into a recession? Some CFOs think it could happen soon

Source: Fox Business

America's CFOs are increasingly betting that the U.S. economy Opens a New Window. will enter a recession within one year, according to a survey published on Wednesday.

June 10, 2019 What is the world drinking? Study reveals global intake of major beverages

Source: Medical Express

The beverages we drink represent a substantial source of our daily calories and nutrients, yet standardized methods for tracking beverage consumption have been limited. In the latest and most comprehensive assessment of worldwide...

June 10, 2019 Markets can cheer: China appears to finally be addressing its US trade surplus

Source: CNBC

Indeed, the signal is clear that China has decided to operate a radical change in its U.S. trade. Taken at an annual rate, China’s trade surplus with the U.S. in the January-April interval would be 23.5% below China’s surplus for...

June 10, 2019 Scientists create a global map of where groundwater meets oceans

Source: The Hindu

Scientists have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where groundwater meets the oceans — the first such analysis of its kind that may help protect both drinking water and the seas.

June 5, 2019 Most Consumers Want Sustainable Products and Packaging

Source: Business News Daily

Approximately 83% of respondents said they felt it was "important or extremely important" that companies design their products to be more environmentally friendly.

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