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Commentary & Opinion
October 21, 2021 Commentary - How to build sustainable, healthier, more equitable food systems - print/audioSource: World Economic Forum
Sadly, after many years of progress, the number of people suffering food insecurity in the past few years has begun to rise again rapidly. Notably, in 2020 up to 811 million people were severely undernourished – that is as many...
October 18, 2021 Commentary: Stop handing out free money (and other ideas for getting the economy back on track)Source: The Hill
While the administration has handled the COVID-19 pandemic well, it has been much less successful in dealing with the negative effects of the ensuing adjustments, including shortages, inflation, supply chain disruptions, high...
October 14, 2021 The E in ESG Means Cancelling the S and the GSource: Real Clear Energy
The realization that pushing trade-offs toward E has negative economic consequences is starting to percolate. “ESG is very inflationary to be honest with you,” Jeffrey Ubben, the activist investor recently appointed to the board...
October 13, 2021 Jamie Dimon bashes bitcoin again, calling it 'worthless'Source: CNN Business
Say what you want about JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, but he's consistent about his disdain for bitcoin. Dimon once again attacked the top cryptocurrency, calling it "worthless" during a virtual summit Monday.
October 7, 2021 Climate-Friendly Investment Funds Are a ScamSource: New Republic
At the most basic level, ratings firms grade companies on their impact on the environment, the quality or equity of their internal governance, and, uh, their impact on “society.” Then a bunch of those companies might get bundled...
October 6, 2021 Pathway to a sustainable economySource: The Guardian
True, uninhibited economic growth on a finite planet cannot continue, and politicians who offer us continued growth but along a “green pathway” are either being disingenuous – dangerously misleading – or simply lying. But “doing...
September 16, 2021 'Dean of Valuation' Aswath Damodaran sees no good points in ESGSource: Seeking Alpha
Valuation expert and NYU professor Aswath Damodaran said Tuesday that he "cannot find" the good points that derive from the recent focus on environmental, social and governance concerns for corporations and fund managers.
September 9, 2021 Op-ed: Investors need to keep perspective as they deal with inflationSource: CNBC
Recent upticks in inflation have renewed interest from investors in assets that may help preserve the real (inflation-adjusted) value and purchasing power of their portfolio.
August 12, 2021 The Future of Sustainable Packaging: Insights from Beauty Brands & Packaging DesignersSource: Sustainable Packaging
Sustainable Packaging is a leading issue in the beauty industry—we spoke to key players to help put things into perspective.
Source: The Conversation
The eurozone economy was therefore needing life support even before the pandemic – indeed, many of the ECB’s other unconventional support measures were in place throughout.
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