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Analysts are estimating that Hurricane Michael has caused billions of dollars of damage and will create a substantial loss for insurers, but the industry is expected to cope — once again avoiding the kind of meltdown that Florida...
October 11, 2018 Championing Producers and Sustainability at the 3rd Illy International Coffee AwardsSource: Daily Coffee News
The foundation of greatness is sustainability. Andrea Illy, chairman of illycaffe, shared these words at the third annual Ernesto Illy International Coffee Awards, held Oct. 4, 2018, in New York, setting the tone for a day of...
October 4, 2018 The Swedish wasteland that's now a sustainability starSource: BBC
Stockholm is home to one of the world's most famous eco-neighbourhoods, Hammarby Sjöstad. But does it really offer a template for green urban living that can be replicated in other fast-growing cities?
Research & Insights
Source: UN Environment
Showcasing the success of large-scale restoration of landscapes burdened by natural or man-made disasters, UN Environment today launched the report: Restoring forests and landscapes, the key to sustainable future.
AT&T Inc's (T.N) quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier lowered operating costs and introduced new promotions bundling video with phone service that helped it compete in a...
June 20, 2017 Rural divideSource: Washington Post
merica’s cultural divide runs deep. While rural and urban Americans share some economic challenges, they frequently diverge on questions of culture and values. On few issues are they more at odds than immigration.
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Stock Transcript
Throughout the seven-year old U.S. expansion, as the unemployment rate tumbled from a peak of 10% in 2009 to a low of 4.7% last month, policy makers have been focused on the slack in the labor market. Yes, slack.
Source: Larry Checco, featured commentator
Upwards of $22 TRILLION! That’s what some experts estimate we’ve spent since LBJ launched his Great Society in 1964 in an attempt to eliminate poverty and racial injustice in America. Yet, little has changed.
September 3, 2015 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisanceSource: Reuters
The extent to which cities are making natural infrastructure an integral part of their water management plans is new, says Katie Arkema, senior scientist at the Natural Capital Project, an early proponent of resilient...
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