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November 15, 2019 US and China ‘getting close’ to trade deal, White House economic advisor Kudlow saysSource: CNBC
The United States and China are getting close to a trade agreement, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Thursday, citing what he called very constructive talks with Beijing about ending a 16-month trade war.
November 15, 2019 Fed Chair Powell on economic expansion: 'No reason why it can't last'Source: Yahoo Finance
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that the U.S. should be able to steer clear of a recession, as it continues to extend the longest economic expansion on record.
November 15, 2019 California faces fraught path out of wildfire, power crisisSource: Ap News
The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again and again with a no-win decision: risk starting catastrophic deadly wildfires, or turn...
Source: The Rising
Shockingly, e-waste is responsible for 50 million tons of the total generated waste produced each year. Not to mention, it accounts for 70% of the toxic waste lying in landfills.
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It’s “Official” Now: The United States of America Is Withdrawing From the Historic Paris Accord on Climate Change With Notice to the UN
Tuesday, 12. November 2019
Business & Society
The big news of this week: The USA is now “officially” withdrawing from the Paris Accord on Climate Change. The one-year countdown to “USA out” is now underway. In 2015 as the representatives of almost all of the nations of … Continue reading
Where Are U.S. Companies on Climate Change Risk Disclosure? New Survey Results from DFIN Are Available…
Monday, 04. November 2019
Climate Change and Corporate Reporting – the two terms are increasingly coupled now as many more investors and stakeholders are requesting information from publicly-traded companies about their awareness of, and strategies & actions for addressing the many risks posed to the enterprise by climate change. Important sea … Continue reading
Sustainability / CR Reporting
G&A Institute is the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) sole data partner for the United States of America, The United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland for monitoring, analyzing and databasing reporting results. This section of AC announces Sustainability and CR Reports as they are issued in the USA, UK and Ireland. For even more detail on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Reporting in the USA please click on the GRI graphic above for access to our reports database maintained in SustainabilityHQ™.
USA Corporate Reporting
Sims Metal Management Publishes 2019 Sustainability Report
November 8, 2019 Source: Waste 360
Novolex’s first sustainability report underscores company’s commitment to plastic waste reduction
November 7, 2019 Source: Plastics Today
DuPont Announces 2030 Sustainability Goals
October 31, 2019 Source: PR NewsWire
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Venice suffers worst flooding in 50 years, mayor blames climate change
November 15, 2019 - - Source: Fox News
Kenneth Cole’s Sustainable Sneaker Is Here
November 15, 2019 - - Source: The Cut
How sustainable infrared technology could change our relationship with our phones
November 15, 2019 - - Source: GreenBiz
Doing smart business in 2020: Retailers that embrace sustainability are hitting the mark
November 15, 2019 - - Source: LA Biz Journal
Sustainability campaign launched by Welsh meat industry
November 15, 2019 - - Source: Global Meat News
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