Business & Industry
Consumer confidence rises less than expected in February   
February 28, 2020
Source: CNBC - Economists polled by Dow Jones expected a print of 132.6. The Conference Board's present situation index, which accounts for consumers' assessment of the current business and labor environment ...
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Mining executives can use inspiring climate narratives to engage stakeholders   
February 28, 2020
Source: Bizcommunity - and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), groups that evaluate and score how well companies address climate impacts and adhere to reporting initiatives (e.g., the Transition Pathway ...
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News related to 'Thinkathons and Hackathons: How new ways of thinking could solve the plastics problem'   
February 28, 2020
Source: Edie - Available to watch on demand: edie's TCFD webinar with Landsec, Avara Foods and CDSB Experts from Avara Foods, Landsec and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) discussed how businesses should interact with the...
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U.S. Consumer Confidence Increased in February   
February 28, 2020
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - The Conference Board, a private research group, said its index of consumer confidence increased to 130.7 in February from a revised 130.4 in January. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal ...
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Thanks to Trump' There Just Aren't Enough Blue-Collar Workers to Fill America's Jobs   
February 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The Conference Board, a global business think tank well known for regularly publishing labor market indicators, just released a new report titled “US Labor Shortages: Challenges and Solutions.” The report details how,...
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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased Slightly in February   
February 28, 2020
Source: PR Newswire - NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index ® improved slightly in February, following an increase in January. The Index now stands at 130.7 (1985=100 ...
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Governments face pressure to protect nature in biodiversity 'super year'   
February 28, 2020
Source: Reuters - Governments are under pressure this year to agree on protecting at least 30% of the planet’s land and seas by 2030, not only to conserve endangered species and ensure food and water supplies, but also to help regulate an...
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Mango’s Spring ‘20 Campaign Collection Has The ‘70s Vests & Suits You’ve Been Looking For (But For Way Less $$)   
February 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - This advancement follows the recent news that Mango had joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an organization that aims to promote sustainable practices in the textile industry, and their announcement to use strictly...
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ITU, GeSI, GSMA & SBTi Set Science-based Pathway in Line With Paris Agreement   
February 28, 2020
Source: CSR Wire - BRUSSELS, Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - The ICT industry is today making an unprecedented step towards tackling climate change via the release of the first ever science-based pathway to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions across the...
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ANALYSIS-Governments face pressure to protect nature in biodiversity 'super year'   
February 28, 2020
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Peter White of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, whose 200 members include major household brands, said the CBD goals should be linked to the U.N. climate talks because ...
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