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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.
March 15, 2021 Here's why experts say the US may be fooled by improving Covid-19 numbers and what that means for the summerSource: CNN Health
Covid-19 numbers may be on the decline in the United States after a year of collective grief. But with tens of thousands of deaths expected over the next few months, experts are warning Americans not to drop their guard just yet.
February 3, 2021 Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy to take over in Q3Source: CNBC
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will step down later this year, turning the helm over to the company’s top cloud executive Andy Jassy, the company announced Tuesday. Bezos will transition to executive chairman of Amazon’s board.
September 22, 2020 Walmart’s Regenerative Approach: Going Beyond SustainabilitySource: Walmart
This Climate Week NYC, Walmart seeks to go beyond sustainability as it is understood and practiced today. By raising our ambition for climate and nature, we have set ourselves on a path toward becoming a regenerative company.
July 16, 2020 90% of S&P 500 Index Companies Publish Sustainability Reports in 2019, G&A Announces in its Latest Annual 2020 Flash ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
G&A Institute announces the results of its annual S&P 500 sustainability reporting analysis. 90% of the S&P 500 published corporate sustainability reports, an all-time high!
Source: Water Finance and Management
With the global population expected to hit 8.5 billion in the next 10 years, the demand for water is rising inexorably. Many areas of the world are already facing either water shortages or water that’s unsafe for human...
Source: Sourcing Journal
It’s no secret that sustainable fashion is getting more attention on the runway. According to a new report from fashion search engine Tagwalk, fully sustainable and upcycled looks were featured about 100 percent more often in F/W...
April 17, 2020 NextGen Aircraft Design is Key to Aviation SustainabilitySource: NASA
For NASA’s aeronautical innovators, when it comes to designing the next generation of passenger-carrying airplanes, you can think of it as being about four E’s: Environment, efficiency, electrification, and economy.
April 8, 2020 OPEC Can’t Kill U.S. ShaleSource: Oilprice.com
OPEC’s strategy in the past has been to alter its oil production in order to bring about market stability. However, the rise of U.S. shale oil forced the cartel to alter its strategy in favor of market share even at the cost of...
March 19, 2020 Navigating the sustainability ecosystemSource: Recycling Today
Last week, Sustainability in Packaging, an event that took place March 11-13 in Chicago, provided insights from brand owners, retailers, packaging manufacturers, government regulators and nongovernmental organizations on trends...
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