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September 22, 2021 Hospital operator Mediclinic gets Africa's first sustainability-linked loanSource: Reuters
South Africa's Mediclinic (MDCM.L) has refinanced 8.45 billion rand ($575.26 million) in loans through Rand Merchant Bank, the hospital operator said on Tuesday, in what the bank described as Africa's first sustainability-linked...
September 22, 2021 National Dairy Council tells dairy’s nutrition, sustainability story ahead of United Nations SummitSource: Dairy Foods
The organization conducted various dairy-focused educational outreach efforts with key thought leaders who have a shared interest in the outcomes the summit can potentially have on a more nutritious and sustainable future for the...
September 22, 2021 Google plans to buy New York office building for $2.1 billionSource: CNBC
Google plans to buy a New York City office building for $2.1 billion, even as most of its workforce remains remote, the company announced Tuesday. The purchase is the most expensive for any single U.S. office building since 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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