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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...
DBS Bank sustainability executive Yulanda Chung has been appointed to the board of directors at TransitionZero, a climate analytics firm.
October 15, 2021 Energy crisis could threaten global economic recovery, says IEASource: Yahoo Finance
A global energy crunch is expected to boost oil demand by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) and could stoke inflation and slow the world's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday.
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.
October 14, 2021 In the Rush Back to the Runways, Sustainability Slipped Out of the Headlines—Here’s Who’s Still InnovatingSource: Vogue
We expected spring 2022 to be another step forward, a glimpse of fashion’s earth-friendly future after 18 months of lockdowns and climate disasters. Often, though, the general feeling was that brands were more focused on the...
October 14, 2021 What Happens When an Environmental Leader Finally Claims the Mantle? NRS Asked Triple Gap & Valutus to Find OutSource: Sustainable Brands
A leader in the water sports industry, NRS was shy about tooting its sustainability horn. So, it asked us: How much value does the market place on brand-level commitment to sustainability vs. product-level initiatives? Turns out,...
October 14, 2021 Former Home Depot CEO warns supply chain crisis becoming national emergency: 'It's not getting better'Source: Fox News
The ongoing labor shortage in the U.S. is now leading to massive cargo delays and shortages within the supply chain. Bob Nardelli, former CEO of Home Depot and Chrysler, warns the problem is becoming a national emergency. On "Fox...
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.
October 13, 2021 A record number of Americans are quitting their jobsSource: CNN
A record 4.3 million people quit their jobs in August, evidence of the considerable leverage workers have in today's economy. About 2.9% of the workforce quit in August, up from 2.7% in July, according to the Job Openings and...
October 12, 2021 A global energy crisis is coming. There's no quick fixSource: CNN
Astronomical increases in natural gas prices. Skyrocketing coal costs. Predictions of $100 oil. A global energy crunch caused by weather and a resurgence in demand is getting worse, stirring alarm ahead of the winter, when more...
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