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In the beginning…there were the high-stakes / high-visibility crises events that are now part of corporate legend -- the ExxonValdez tanker oil spill in Alaskan waters (in resource-rich Prince William Sound) just as the fishing season got underway -- the deliberate poisoning of over-the-counter Tylenol pain relief pills, resulting in the tragic deaths of retail customers trusting in the product (the most recommended by physicians, it was said at the time).
News & Updates
March 31, 2020 Coronavirus job losses could total 47 million, unemployment rate may hit 32%, Fed estimatesSource: CNBC
Millions of Americans already have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis and the worst of the damage is yet to come, according to a Federal Reserve estimate.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson plans to begin human clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccine by September with a goal of the first batches being made available for emergency use authorization by early next year, according...
March 31, 2020 Macy's will furlough the majority of its 125,000 employeesSource: CNN
New York (CNN Business)Macy's is furloughing a majority of its 125,000 employees because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has sunk sales and forced it close to its stores.
Research & Insights
December 3, 2019 Hancock Natural Resource Group Successfully Completes Inaugural Sustainability Examination of Select Managed Agricultural OperationsSource: PR Newswire
The examination found the operations fully conform to a new sustainable agricultural standard (the Standard) for farmland management which is expected to launch more broadly in 2020. The Standard was developed by the Sustainable...
A technology developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and scaled up by Vertimass LLC to convert ethanol into fuels suitable for aviation, shipping and other heavy-duty applications can be...
November 29, 2019 A new world map rates food sustainability for countries across the globeSource: Science Daily
A global food system sustainability study builds the first map of its kind to score the sustainability of food systems, country-by-country. The study goes beyond usual questions of productivity and nutrition, and includes...
Commentary & Opinion
The question: why did so many presidential candidates (two still are) propose energy policies that were: (1) a direct threat to U.S. national security, (2) morally unjust, (3) counter to climate change goals, (4) sure to raise...
March 26, 2020 How the Pandemic Will EndSource: The Atlantic
A global pandemic of this scale was inevitable. In recent years, hundreds of health experts have written books, white papers, and op-eds warning of the possibility.
March 3, 2020 5 parts of the economy most at risk from coronavirusSource: The Hill
The growing threat of a coronavirus pandemic is raising fears about the toll it could take on the U.S. economy.
Video Interview - October 2007 - Cablevision System - New York
Governance & Accountability Chairman, Hank Boerner interviewed by host Dr. Harvey Passes - Comments on emergency preparedness, protecting your home and family, business and other topics and concerns.
30 Minutes: Click Here for Video
The "Wei Ji" -- The Chinese pictograph (word) for crisis and opportunity. It's often up to you which term should apply!
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