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The Duke of Cambridge has urged banks to "invest in nature" to help fight global climate change. Speaking at an IMF and World Bank meeting, Prince William said protecting nature continued to play only a small part in combating...
The U.S. economy, boosted by quickening vaccinations and signs of rapid hiring, is headed toward a strong recovery, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Thursday.
Two areas of development in particular are likely to have widespread repercussions for businesses: newly implemented obligations for ESG disclosures and likely forthcoming mandatory human rights, environmental and governance due...
The scale of President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) — $1 trillion in spending for this year, another $900 billion after that, plus a $3 trillion infrastructure and energy program that has been promised—has spooked many...
April 8, 2021 Fed officials say easy policy will stay in place until economic ‘outcomes’ are achievedSource: CNBC
Federal Reserve officials indicated at their last meeting that easy policy will stay in place until it produces stronger employment and inflation, and won’t be adjusted based merely on forecasts. The Federal Open Market Committee...
Source: CNN Business
In his annual shareholder letter Wednesday, Dimon wrote that the Covid-19 pandemic, the "horrific murder" of George Floyd and the painfully slow economic growth of the past two decades are all symptoms of a broader problem:...
Source: NY Post
Raising the state tax bite by up to 24 percent — an average of more than $500,000 a year for the 1,786 New York City households in the $10 million bracket, based on 2018 data — could provide a final push out the door for an...
April 7, 2021 Canada pension speeds up renewables push with new sustainable energy group CONTRIBUTORSource: Nasdaq
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) said on Tuesday it will create a new investment group that focuses on sustainable energy, in a bid to boost its portfolio of renewable energy investments. Pension and infrastructure...
April 7, 2021 Remove the Earth Day T-Shirt From Your Digital Cart: Here’s What’s Required of Effective Sustainable FashionSource: Well and Good
Buying a piece from an Earth Day-inspired capsule collection is a wholly inadequate way to address the overlapping global crises connected to fashion production. We need to think bigger, and we are overdue for a second...
April 7, 2021 Proposed Amtrak expansions outline path towards U.S.-based sustainable transportation networkSource: Badger Herald
March 31, Amtrak proposed expansions to their current rail grid in a “Connect US” plan that would use the $80 billion allotted to rail infrastructure under President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan if it passes Congress. The plan...
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