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August 12, 2019 The Ceres Roadmap for SustainabilitySource: Ceres
he Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability is a resource to help companies re-engineer themselves for success in a world beset with unprecedented environmental and social challenges that threaten the economy and local communities.
August 9, 2019 Sustainable cocoa: Tradin Organic’s inaugural report highlights need to “elevate transparency”Source: Food Ingredients First
Tradin Organic has released its first cocoa sustainability report, which summarizes the Netherlands-based ingredient provider’s past milestones and plans for the future. The five primary aspects the company addresses are...
Source: Wind Power Engineering
Alliant Energy released its Corporate Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s efforts to meet the ever-changing needs of their customers in an affordable, safe, reliable, and sustainable way.
The change in job openings left the gap between vacancies and those considered unemployed at 1.37 million, a decrease of 123,000 from May. Unemployed workers are defined as those out of work who have looked for a job and are...
August 7, 2019 The Best Performing ESG Funds - and the WorstSource: Morning Star
while the past 12 months have seen some extreme bouts of volatility - most notably the last quarter of 2018 – many ESG funds have performed well.
Source: CPA Journal
Even as corporate reporting of sustainability information continues to gain in popularity, the practice still is not standardized, either domestically or globally. While not a sustainability reporting framework per se,
The Union of Concerned Scientists and Consumer Reports performed the survey. They evaluated and compiled the responses of 1,659 Americans, to get their results. As Clean Technica relates ...
Goldman Sachs raised its 2019 year-end price target for the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 index by 3% to 3,100 on Tuesday, but lowered its earnings estimates, citing weakness in economic activity and margin outlook.
Source: The Hill
The "megadroughts" of the Middle Ages could return due to the warming effects of climate change, a new study says.
July 24, 2019 Threat Of Extreme Heat In South Florida by 2036 Accelerates Calls For Action On Climate ChangeSource: WLRN
A recent study by the Union of Concerned Scientists concludes Florida will soon experience life-threatening, scorching temperatures for about a quarter of the year. It’s not the type or frequency of hot days that are common...
July 23, 2019 [A Journey Towards A Sustainable Future] ? Samsung’s Global Green Management InitiativesSource: 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 cutSource: 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...
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.
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 findsSource: 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.
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 ReportSource: 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,...
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 comingSource: 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...
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.
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 manipulationSource: 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 crisisSource: 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 findsSource: 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.
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...
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