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News & Updates
September 17, 2021 Are sustainability provisions needed for produce purchases?Source: The Packer
In the answer to a survey question, Should retailers or the USDA include sustainability-related requirements for suppliers in their purchases? Why or why not?” Sixty-five members voted on the poll on Aug. 23, and 68% of those...
September 17, 2021 Corn growers committed to sustainabilitySource: NTV
From flooding to drought Nebraska has experienced extremes. Whatever your view of climate change, corn growers say they have a duty to be more sustainable. Contrary to what some may think, corn growers say they’ve made continuous...
“The past 18 months have taught us the importance of physical connections and experiences. They’ve also reinforced the urgency to rethink traditional systems, including retail, and uncovered an opportunity to redefine the...
Research & Insights
Source: The Verge
Over the life cycle of an EV — from digging up the materials needed to build it to eventually laying the car to rest — it will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car, the research found.
Initial filings for unemployment insurance unexpectedly rose last week, a possible hint that the rapid job growth seen in the first half of 2021 could face hurdles in the months ahead, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
June 25, 2021 EY Future Consumer Index: 68% Of Global Consumers Expect Companies To Solve Sustainability IssuesSource: MarTech Series
Finances are a key concern for 78% of consumers surveyed; 51% want to buy more sustainably, but 66% are deterred by high prices.
Commentary & Opinion
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.
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.
June 24, 2021 Opinion - America the Beautiful' is a green infrastructure plan for greater sustainability and equitySource: The Hill
Record heat and wildfire in the western United States. Plummeting biodiversity. A nation struggling for equity and justice. In times like these, we desperately need federal initiatives that can solve multiple problems in one fell...
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