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May 14, 2021 Building buzz for sustainable living Taylor RaoSource: Times Union
When searching for a new apartment, there are a few buzzwords embedded in the listings that can make a potential place worth scheduling a viewing.
Source: PV Magazine
But why is it so hard to achieve long-term, sustainable development in the global solar market, at least on the part of manufacturers? Few other industries are so turbulent, with constant swings between excess supply and...
Source: Silicon Angle
There are five key areas companies on the path to sustainability should focus on, according to Yusuf. They are: a sustainability strategy; climate risk management; electrification, energy and emissions management; resilient...
May 14, 2021 Global Sustainability Assessment Standard BREEAM Accepted Under Fannie Mae’s Green Financing ProgramSource: Argus-Press
BREEAM, the leading sustainability assessment method developed by BRE Global (‘BRE’), has announced that its Residential Plus assessment program for existing developments has been approved by national mortgage association Fannie...
Source: Supply & Demand Chain Executive
The THESIS assessments of product manufacturers’ sustainability scores improved 38% from 2016-2020, according to the Sustainability Consortium (TSC), indicating that companies pursued sustainability improvements even during the...
May 14, 2021 Colonial Pipeline paid $5 million ransom to hackersSource: CNBC
Colonial Pipeline paid a ransom to hackers after the company fell victim to a sweeping cyberattack, one source familiar with the situation confirmed to CNBC. A U.S. official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed to...
Most Americans say that to be considered “wealthy” in the U.S. in 2021, you need to have a net worth of nearly $2 million — $1.9 million to be exact.
A report commissioned by Glasgow-based engineering company the Weir Group states that the total amount of power used in hard rock mining is equal to 12 exajoules per year, or close to 3.5% of global energy use and that,...
Source: NY Post
The Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index, which measures a basket of goods as well as energy and housing costs, jumped 4.2 percent in April from a year earlier. That’s the biggest 12-month rise since the summer of 2008.
May 13, 2021 Norfolk Southern issues $500 million of green bonds to fund sustainable business initiativesSource: PR News Wire
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today closed a $500 million green bond offering to fund investments to reduce the company's carbon emissions and help customers reduce their supply-chain emissions. Norfolk Southern is the...
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