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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
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...
October 15, 2021 Stanley Black & Decker and Eastman Partner To Create Power Tools With a Sustainable FocusSource: CSR Wire
Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and specialty materials provider Eastman (NYSE: EMN) are teaming up to advance sustainability in the power tools industry. BLACK+DECKER, a Stanley Black & Decker brand, will be releasing a new...
Source: Charlotte Business Review
The city of Charlotte is working with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities and Communities program, which is supported by Bank of America. The program helps Charlotte contribute to the advancement of the United...
Research & Insights
October 14, 2021 Survey: Global sustainability overtakes personal health as consumers’ biggest issueSource: The Packer
Consumers now rank the health of the planet as their number one concern, overtaking personal health which has been the top priority in recent years.
Source: Environment & Energy Leader
A new manual on how to dye cotton more sustainably could encourage the textile industry to adopt a more standardized and efficient approach to production. Ralph Lauren and Dow are open sourcing the dyeing system information. The...
September 28, 2021 Sustainability Survey ReportSource: Get Smarter
GetSmarter just released a new survey report, Sustainability: The meaning, changing perceptions, and expanding agendas with interesting findings around how the shift toward sustainability affects individuals and organizations and...
Commentary & Opinion
October 14, 2021 Simplifying sustainability to speed up actionSource: The Packer
A year ago I was hopeful that the North American produce industry would get behind the meaningful incorporation of sustainability practices and thinking in its businesses to help mitigate some of the biggest risks it is facing.
October 14, 2021 The E in ESG Means Cancelling the S and the GSource: Real Clear Energy
The realization that pushing trade-offs toward E has negative economic consequences is starting to percolate. “ESG is very inflationary to be honest with you,” Jeffrey Ubben, the activist investor recently appointed to the board...
October 13, 2021 Jamie Dimon bashes bitcoin again, calling it 'worthless'Source: CNN Business
Say what you want about JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, but he's consistent about his disdain for bitcoin. Dimon once again attacked the top cryptocurrency, calling it "worthless" during a virtual summit Monday.
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