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Globalization

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. 

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News & Updates

July 5, 2022 Comment: What’s sustainable about soaring private jet use?

Source: Reuiters

According to European non-governmental organisation (NGO) Transport & Environment (T&E), private jets are five to 14 times more polluting than commercial planes per passenger, and 50 times more than high-speed rail, emitting two...

July 5, 2022 No more whispers: Recession talk surges in Washington

Source: Politico

From Wall Street to Washington, whispers about a coming economic slump have risen to nearly a roar as the Federal Reserve ramps up its battle against the highest inflation in four decades.

June 30, 2022 Boeing Releases 2022 Sustainability Report, Maps Sustainable Aerospace Progress

Source: Yahoo Finance

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has released its annual Sustainability Report, which further defines the company's sustainability goals and includes key metrics to measure progress of core enterprise priorities. This includes employee safety...

Research & Insights

June 17, 2022 New Study Finds FairTrade Certification Enhances Farmer Resilience and Sustainability

Source: Yahoo Finance

Report identifies necessary actions governments and businesses must take to help ensure sustainable livelihoods for farmers and a future for products like bananas, cocoa and coffee

May 26, 2022 Qatar Airways unveils 2021 Sustainability Report

Source: Travel Daily Media

Acknowledging the unprecedented circumstances the global aviation community faced in 2020, the approach of this two-year report differs from previous years, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its business as usual...

May 2, 2022 Shopify May Have the Remedy For A Major ESG Headache

Source: The Street

Nearly 60% of about 1,500 executives surveyed globally said that their company is guilty of greenwashing.

Commentary & Opinion

June 7, 2022 Wall Street is panicking about a recession. But consumer spending and cooling inflation means it's not going to happen, a US strategist argues.

Source: Yahoo Finance

But for all the doom and gloom, there are plenty who doubt the recession narrative, and say the US economy is still strong. Michael Skordeles — a senior US macro strategist at Truist Advisory Services, part of the $66 billion...

May 26, 2022 Pfizer CEO predicts 'constant waves' of COVID-19 because of complacency around the coronavirus and the politicization of the pandemic

Source: Yahoo

While COVID-19 cases are falling globally, they've been gradually rising in the US since early April, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. In the week that ended Sunday, the US reported 790,000 new cases, more than...

January 13, 2022 China Price Index: Value Creation Will Lead Sustainability of the Crop Protection Industry in 2022

Source: 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...


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