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October 15, 2021 Heating bills expected to jump as much as 54% compared to last winter, US government says amid energy crisisSource: Mass Live
A sharp increase in heating bills is expected this winter as prices for oil, gas and other fuels are surging worldwide. In fact, the United States government said on Wednesday that it expects homes to see heating bills jump as...
DBS Bank sustainability executive Yulanda Chung has been appointed to the board of directors at TransitionZero, a climate analytics firm.
October 15, 2021 A Black Friday Campaign Lures People With Deals, but Is Actually About SustainabilitySource: Ad Week
Black Friday is always surrounded by a marketing frenzy, but more recently some brands have begun to take a stand against the hyper-consumerism of the busiest shopping day of the year. Last year, for example, companies from...
October 15, 2021 Brands don't prioritise sustainability "unless they see dollar signs" says Benjamin HubertSource: Dezeen
To make a difference, designers have to learn to advocate for the necessary material innovation and retooling from a business perspective, he said, and actively seek out companies that are willing to make these investments.
October 15, 2021 Energy crisis could threaten global economic recovery, says IEASource: Yahoo Finance
A global energy crunch is expected to boost oil demand by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) and could stoke inflation and slow the world's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday.
October 15, 2021 Citigroup profit surges 48%, driven by strong trading revenueSource: CNBC
The bank reported $2.15 in earnings per share on $17.15 billion in revenue. Wall Street was anticipating earnings per share of $1.65 on revenue of $16.97 billion, based on Refinitiv consensus estimates. Net income came in at $4.6...
October 15, 2021 Commentary - Coming soon: Biden's full-blown recessionSource: The Hill
Joe Biden has had a rough few months. Polling has his approval falling below 40 percent and Friday’s jobs report won’t do anything to prop it up. The Afghanistan catastrophe, COVID-19 deaths surpassing those during Donald Trump’s...
October 14, 2021 Trillion-Dollar ESG Boom Is Punishing Old-School Energy Stocks
The commodity rally may be the talk of Wall Street, but old-school energy producers are still lagging the oil price big time -- a tell-tale sign the era of green investing is in full swing.
October 14, 2021 With clock ticking, sustainable transport key to Global GoalsSource: UN News
From electric cars and buses to zero-carbon producing energy sources, new and emerging technologies along with innovative policy changes, are critical for combating climate change. But to be effective, they must ensure that...
October 14, 2021 What Happens When an Environmental Leader Finally Claims the Mantle? NRS Asked Triple Gap & Valutus to Find OutSource: Sustainable Brands
A leader in the water sports industry, NRS was shy about tooting its sustainability horn. So, it asked us: How much value does the market place on brand-level commitment to sustainability vs. product-level initiatives? Turns out,...
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