SustainabilityHQ SWF News and Information Dashboard

Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about SWFs, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved SWFs in general as well as the activities of specific SWFs and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo (which are permanently maintained).

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Broad Services Emerges As a Reputable Online Shopping Store   
July 29, 2021
Source: KLAS Press Release - For those looking for a reliable online wholesale shopping store, Broad Services is the right place to shop. Fredericksburg, VA, USA July 28, 2021 - /PressReleasePoint/ - Getting all the necessary stuff from a single store is...
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Twitter to Let Retailers Add Products to Their Profiles in Shopping Push   
July 29, 2021
Source: The Business of Fashion - A dozen US retailers will be able to market up to five products at the top of their Twitter profiles. Users can swipe between products and click to visit the retailer’s website to make a purchase. Twitter isn’t...
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Doctor's Best Products Hit The Shelves Of Walmart Stores Nationwide   
July 29, 2021
Source: WFMZ-TV - Today, Doctor's Best, one of the world's leading science-based nutritional supplement companies, announced it will launch its products at more than 4,600 Walmart
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Most Apple stores to require masks again for shoppers, staff   
July 29, 2021
Source: Ad Age - Apple Inc. plans to restore a mask requirement at most of its U.S. retail stores on Thursday for both customers and staff, even those who are vaccinated, in response to a resurgence in COVID cases. The company informed retail...
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Black Americans buying life insurance at higher rates than other groups   
July 29, 2021
Source: KSBY 6 - The number of people buying life insurance in the first part of this year is the highest it has been in nearly 40 years. LIMRA, a research organization for insurance companies, tells us these increased sales could be what happens...
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What's hindering supplier-retailer partnerships'   
July 29, 2021
Source: Drug Store News - Mack Elevation’s Dan Mack shares insights from suppliers and retailers about how both are approaching their business relationships and offers advice for strengthening the supplier-retailer partnership.
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Retail, restaurants consider reinstating mask requirements for customers   
July 29, 2021
Source: The Columbus Dispatch on MSN.com - With the delta variant surging, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that people vaccinated against the coronavirus start wearing masks indoors again in areas with substantial or high...
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Lifesight Customer Intelligence Data Now Available on Narrative's Data Streaming Platform   
July 29, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Narrative, the Data Streaming Platform that makes it easy to buy, sell and win, today announced that Lifesight 's identity graph and enrichment data will be available on the Narrative Data Streaming Platform.
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Less is more: 'Shrinkflation' hits grocery stores as companies reduce product sizes amid rising costs   
July 28, 2021
Source: Fox Business on MSN.com - Americans are getting less for what they pay for at the grocery store as companies are shrinking their packaging to save money amid rising costs.
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Vital Images and CloudWave Partner to Bring Secure Cloud-Based Enterprise Imaging Solutions to Healthcare Delivery Organizations   
July 28, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - CloudWave and Vital Images, Inc. announced their partnership in providing secure, cloud-based enterprise imaging solutions to healthcare.
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Introducing Advanced Lifestyle -- The First Apparel Collection from Advanced Nutrients   
July 28, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Advanced Lifestyle is the first apparel line launched under the Advanced Nutrients umbrella direct to the growing community. This exclusive collection uses only the highest quality materials, curated with cut,
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Residents angered as plasma center replaces East Westwood's only grocery store   
July 28, 2021
Source: WKRC Cincinnati on MSN.com - East Westwood’s only grocery store, Save A Lot, shut down during the pandemic, and ever since residents have been without a food source for their neighborhood. In its place, a plasma center is moving into that spot.
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Choices for the future: setting ambitious targets to drive sustainable changes   
July 28, 2021
Source: Corporate Knights - We believe that driving sustainable change requires bold leadership and a steadfast commitment to have a positive impact on the environment. Moreover, in her 2019 U.N. Climate Action Summit remarks, Greta Thunberg called upon...
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Shoppers stocking up on health-related items as COVID-19 cases rise, Instacart finds   
July 28, 2021
Source: grocerydive.com - Sales of items like disinfectant sprays and wipes, hand sanitizer and cold medicine were up by 15% or more over the past week, according to the e-commerce company.
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Woman attacks store owners after card declined, hate crime investigation launched   
July 28, 2021
Source: Fox News - A woman in Cleveland, Ohio, went on a violent rampage in a beauty store when her card declined at the cash register.
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ML shop rallies after COVID-19 setback   
July 28, 2021
Source: YAHOO!News - Acashia Crowell was all set to close her downtown business, children's clothing and toy store Tyke's 2 Kid's last month. She had the signs up. She was ready to pack it all in, to pull the plug. "But then we decided to give it one...
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AmeriLife to Acquire a Major Life and Annuity Distributor   
July 28, 2021
Source: Think Advisor - AmeriLife Group — a life, health and annuity distributor that has used investor cash to fuel explosive growth — said today that it has agreed to acquire Saybrus Partners from
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Ardian supports Naxicap’s investment in Lagarrigue   
July 28, 2021
Source: PE Hub - Ardian has arranged financing with the participation of subsidiary division of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to support Naxicap Partners' investment in Lagarrigue.
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Second Sight Medical Products Inc. (EYES) Investors To Make Money Again   
July 28, 2021
Source: marketingsentinel - Second Sight Medical Products Inc. (NASDAQ:EYES) has a beta value of 3.39 and has seen 1.63 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $159.55M, closed the last trade at $3.
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Northwest Illinois grocery store to close its doors   
July 28, 2021
Source: Telegraph Herald - A northwest Illinois grocery store soon will close its doors. Great River Market, 100 Jefferson St., announced on social media that it will permanently close on Friday, July 30, less than six months after it opened.
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ACI: Today’s Consumers Expect Grocers To Bring The Brand To Them   
July 28, 2021
Source: pymnts.com - Bobby Koscheski, head of omnichannel solutions, grocery and general retail at ACI Worldwide, on the cross-platform grocery experience.
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BRP Group subsidiary buys insurance distribution platform Founder Shield   
July 27, 2021
Source: reinsurancene - Independent insurance distribution firm BRP Group’s subsidiary Millennial Specialty Insurance is to acquire a New York-based tech-enabled insurance
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Medical Clothing Market Covid-19 to Create New Opportunities, Worth USD 99.9 Billion at 5.9% CAGR | Fortune Business Insights™   
July 27, 2021
Source: Medgadget - The global medical clothing market is set to gain momentum from the rising incidence of hospital-acquired infections. Besides, the rising awareness campaigns regarding the benefits of clinical clothing would affect the market...
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Living Life Apparel Sends Out Messages Defying Conventional Fashion Along with Trendy Streetwear and Accessories   
July 27, 2021
Source: Benzinga.com - Living Life Apparel LLC is a unisex clothing store started in 2016 in Orange, New Jersey. The name of the company is inspired by the universal fact that people are
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Goodsmart raises $3.6 million from Sawari Ventures   
July 27, 2021
Source: wamda.com - Cairo-based grocery shopping app Goodsmart has raised a $3.6 million funding round, led by Sawari Ventures. GoodsMart will be
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New Benchmarks Put an End to ‘Anything Goes’ for ESG Indexes   
July 27, 2021
Source: bnnbloomberg - ESG asset managers are accelerating their use of new climate-investing benchmarks created by European authorities, in a development that’s set to make it harder to get away with greenwashing.
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Shops face struggle to avoid empty shelves over ‘pingdemic’, industry bosses say   
July 27, 2021
Source: AOL - The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has urged the Government act to change self-isolation guidance for workers.
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Inside Bed Bath and Beyond's digital-first flagship remodel   
July 27, 2021
Source: Fox Business on MSN.com - Bed Bath and Beyond's renovated New York City flagship reopens Thursday. setting the tone for a national blueprint.
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Vandal hits Franklin boutique hours before grand opening   
July 27, 2021
Source: WKRN - Last weekend was supposed to mark the grand opening of women’s clothing store J. Lee Boutique before the owner found her storefront vandalized.
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Jonesboro business owners encouraging customers and employees to wear masks   
July 26, 2021
Source: Jonesboro KAIT on MSN.com - Business owners are watching COVID cases rise in the state. Some are nervous that these numbers could take them back down a road of closings.
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Enbridge Sells Quebec Gas Distributor Stake for $940 Million   
July 26, 2021
Source: BloombergQuint - (Bloomberg) --Enbridge Inc. sold its stake in a Montreal-based natural gas distributor to a unit of Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, aiming to use the proceeds to repay debt. A subsidiary of Canada’s biggest pipeline...
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New shop brings African fashion brands, designers to Somerville   
July 26, 2021
Source: The Business Journals - Boston-area shoppers will now have the opportunity to buy products from emerging African fashion brands, designers and makers at a new Somerville shop.
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Monarch Mining Corporation Announces a $11.25 Million Transaction With Gold Royalty Corp.   
July 25, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Transaction aimed at strengthening Monarch’s balance sheet in preparation for the Beaufor mine and Beacon mill reopeningNon-dilutive financing to increase Monarch’s cash and cash equivalent position to approximately...
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Pure Storage Expands as-a-Service Offerings Designed to Support Business Outcomes   
July 25, 2021
Source: TMCnet - Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers storage as-a-service in a multi-cloud world, today announced further expansion of its robust subscription services portfolio. With FlashStack delivered as-a-Service,
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Agency eyes ‘right-to-repair’ rules to aid consumers, shops   
July 25, 2021
Source: WQOW - Consumers would be freer to repair their broken cellphones, computers, videogame consoles and even tractors themselves or to use independent repair shops under changes eyed by federal regulators that target manufacturers’...
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Important Supermarket Chain In South America Stops Selling Unilever Ice Cream Due To Boycott Against Israel   
July 25, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - El Rosado Group, which owns one of the largest supermarket chain in Ecuador with over 180 stores around the country, has taken the decision to withdraw from all it's businesses all ice cream manufactured by Unilever,
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Shopping Local Goes Global: Faire Marketplace Connects U.S. Small Businesses With Europe   
July 25, 2021
Source: Forbes - Faire is seeing transatlantic transactions surge, as it connects U.S. brands with the mom and pop shops of Europe.
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Shameless shoplifters: Retail thefts getting bolder in California and beyond   
July 24, 2021
Source: Cincinnati Enquirer - Retail thefts in California have resulted in some of the largest shopping chains taking unprecedented steps to cut store hours and beef up security.
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News24.com | Why Walmart and 20 other companies are being sued in a fight over Crocs   
July 24, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Crocs clogs reached new heights of popularity during the pandemic as an ideal work-from-home shoe. But the manufacturer is also suing several
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This anti-aging cream with more than 5,000 reviews is on sale — plus more of Amazon's top daily deals   
July 24, 2021
Source: YAHOO!News - Amazon is a treasure trove of deals with millions of products available at your finger tips — but with so many offerings, it can be difficult to track down the best deals. One of the best places to score the biggest savings...
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ReShape Lifesciences Inc. (NASDAQ: RSLS) Stock Is A Good Option To Consider   
July 24, 2021
Source: stocksregister - ReShape Lifesciences Inc. (NASDAQ:RSLS) shares, rose in value on Thursday, July 22, with the stock price down by -2.24% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $4.36.
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Top Risks For Retail Businesses In 2021 (And in The Next Decade)   
July 23, 2021
Source: Retail TouchPoints - The retail industry is widely accepted as one of the leading economic indicators. industry. When the economy is growing, consumers flock to stores. On the other hand, when a recession is imminent, consumers and their wallets...
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Store Owner Refuses To Accept Money Stored In Bras   
July 23, 2021
Source: WCCB - DUBLIN, IRELAND– One shop owner in Dublin, Ireland is fed up with some of the money transactions happening between him and some of his customers. Michael Flynn became so frustrated that he posted a notice on Facebook...
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Global Commercial Insurance Market to Garner $1,227.8 Billion by 2028: Allied Market Research   
July 23, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Rise in need for insurance policies among enterprises to protect business from pandemic scams, availability of large number of insurance providers, and surge in competition among small & medium-sized businesses drive the...
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Shoppers Call This Olivia Palermo-Approved Cleanser the "Skin Doctor"   
July 23, 2021
Source: YAHOO!News - This week, former The City star Olivia Palermo posted a photo on Instagram at dermatologist Dr. Dennis Gross' office while waiting for a treatment that "keeps skin healthy and maintained." And Palermo doesn't only turn to the...
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Nordstrom Rack's Biggest Shopping Event of the Year Is Back for 72 Hours — and Prices Start at Just $2   
July 23, 2021
Source: Instyle on MSN.com - Guess what's back, back again' Nordstrom Rack's, Clear the Rack. Guess what's back, guess what's back' Now, sing that to the beat of Eminem's "Without Me" and you'll be even more pumped up about the fact that Nordstrom Rack's...
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Amazon Fresh Opens Second DC-area Store In Logan Circle   
July 23, 2021
Source: Patch on MSN.com - The Amazon Fresh store in Logan Circle will use Just Walk Out technology, which offers customers the option of skipping the checkout line.
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Grocery store shoplifting is on the rise on Long Island   
July 23, 2021
Source: Newsday - Masks have provided cover from more than just the spread of the COVID virus for the past year or so. They also have provided anonymity for shoplifters, retailers and security experts said. Mask wearin
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Shoppers Don’t Trust Fashion Brands’ Sustainability Claims. A New Transparency Tool Wants To Change That.   
July 22, 2021
Source: Forbes - Industry-leading technology company Higg is rolling out its first consumer-facing tool to provide trustworthy environmental data on fashion products.
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Clarios Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering   
July 22, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - Clarios International Inc. ("Clarios"), a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions, today announced the launch of the roadshow for its initial public offering ("IPO") of 88,080,495 shares of its common stock (the "Common...
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