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November 23, 2021 Is USAID’s Feed The Future Initiative Sustainable?Source: Foodtank
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power recently announced a new USD$5 billion commitment to Feed the Future (FTF). FTF is the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security...
November 23, 2021 Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman Says Aiming for Sustainability Isn’t Good Enough—The Goal Is Much HigherSource: Harvard Business Review
How can a company profit from solving the world’s problems, not from creating them? Is the world better off because your business is in it, or not? These are some of the fundamental questions that Paul Polman, former CEO of...
November 23, 2021 Here’s what Jerome Powell’s second term as Fed chair means to youSource: CNBC
President Joe Biden announced Monday that he is nominating Jerome Powell for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve, which means Americans can expect the U.S. central bank to maintain its patient stance on inflation and...
November 23, 2021 Supply chain problems show signs of easingSource: Fox Business
Global supply chain woes are beginning to recede, but shipping, manufacturing and retail executives say that they don’t expect a return to more normal operations until next year and that cargo will continue to be delayed if...
November 23, 2021 China sets stage for easier monetary policy as central bank deletes language from new reportSource: CNBC
The People’s Bank of China has kept monetary policy little changed since China shook off the worst of the pandemic’s impact last year. Economic growth has slowed in the last several months amid a regulatory crackdown on the...
November 22, 2021 Rising prices take toll on Americans' wallets — and Biden's numbers — CBS News PollSource: CBS News
This year may have seen unemployment drop, stocks rise, and continued — albeit slowing — growth, but those are all big-picture, "macro" numbers for the U.S. economy. On the ground, for Americans staring at spiraling digits on gas...
November 22, 2021 Scientists want to engineer bacteria to sustainability mine rare earthsSource: Mining.com
A new study published in Nature Communications describes a proof of principle for engineering a bacterium, Gluconobacter oxydans, that takes a first step towards meeting skyrocketing rare earth element demand in a way that...
November 22, 2021 Ford's EV ambition and Ocado's ClimeWorks partnership: The sustainable business success stories of the weekSource: EDIE
As the dust settles on COP26 COP26, businesses are keen to show that they can turn environmental ambitions into actions - potentially moving further and faster than national governments. Here, we round up five positive...
November 22, 2021 Companies taking steps towards sustainability with EV adoptionSource: Mint
As we all know, climate change is rapidly impacting the planet, and automobiles with combustion engines are one of the primary culprits of global warming. With growing awareness, people are now increasingly adopting EVs, with the...
November 22, 2021 Risk, Reward And Sustainability: Future Proofing The ESG EconomySource: Seeking Alpha
n the aftermath of the crucial COP26 climate talks and with key sustainability targets becoming more of a priority, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria have moved to the forefront of fund managers' decisions,...
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