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GLOBALIZATION – World Trade
In his excellent recent works on the themes [of the] nature of globalization and expanding world trade – “The World is Flat,” and the earlier “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” – The New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist and book author Thomas Friedman brilliantly describes and elegantly frames the boundaries and frontiers of the new era that corporations and capital market players have entered, beginning in 1989.
News & Updates
January 27, 2022 F1 could become trailblazer for sustainable fuelsSource: Race Tech Magazine
LEADING experts have welcomed Formula 1’s plan to leverage the intense competition between its teams in a bid to drive the development of sustainable fuels.
January 25, 2022 Building a prosperous, sustainable planet, together!Source: Economic Times India
Rising Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions due to the burning of fossil fuels are posing a severe threat to environmental sustainability, the rich biodiversity of the planet, and people’s lives and their livelihoods. It has become a...
Source: CNN Health
Picture a not-too-distant future when you can book that summer trip to Italy or you don't have to remember to take off your mask for graduation photos. After the past 25 months, forgetting the pandemic for even a little while may...
Research & Insights
January 21, 2022 Global Risks Report 2022Source: World Economic Forum
The Global Risks Report series tracks global risks perceptions among risk experts and world leaders in business, government, and civil society. It examines risks across five categories: economic, environmental, geopolitical,...
December 28, 2021 Which economies have done best and worst during the pandemic?Source: The Economist
THE SPEED of the economic bounce-back from the enormous recession of 2020 has taken many forecasters by surprise. Output across the 38 mostly rich OECD countries combined probably surpassed its pre-crisis level a few months ago.
Source: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report
We faced an important dilemma. The IPCC report was a stark reminder that every tenth of a degree matters. There was a clear case to ratchet up ambition in corporate target setting, but also warnings that doing so could slow...
Commentary & Opinion
January 13, 2022 China Price Index: Value Creation Will Lead Sustainability of the Crop Protection Industry in 2022Source: Agri Business Global
According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of China, China’s 2020 pesticide exports were 2.5 million Mt, an increase of 71.2% YOY 2019. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit globally in 2020, distributors and multinational...
December 28, 2021 Sustainable Business Went Mainstream in 2021Source: Harvard Business Review
How do you know when something becomes the norm? Trends in corporate sustainability have been mostly consistent — an expanding climate crisis, lightning-speed growth in clean tech, rising pressure from many stakeholders, and more
October 27, 2021 Hyperinflation warnings are ‘totally ridiculous,’ economist and longtime bear David Rosenberg saysSource: CNBC
The longtime bear, known for his contrarian views, blames rising prices on Covid-19-induced supply side shocks. According to Rosenberg, it’s wrong to assume the impact will cripple the economy and feed into runaway inflation.
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