Business & Industry
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Remained Unchanged in May   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Conference Board
Source: PR Newswire - NEW YORK, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. was unchanged in May, remaining at 111.8 (2016 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in April, and a 0.2 percent...
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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Rebounded in July   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Conference Board
Source: Forex Factory - The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® rebounded in July, following a decrease in June. The Index now stands at 135.7 (1985=100), up from 124.3 in June. The Present Situation Index – based on consumers'...
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Tired of plastic junk' California’s recycling bills propose dramatic new rules   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
Source: KXTV - As the votes near on each of the three bills, industry groups listed as opposition to the twin bills in the Assembly and Senate—including the American Chemistry Council, the Grocery Manufacturers’ Association, and the...
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What is your business doing to cut carbon emissions, asks WBCSD chief   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Source: Eco-business - Peter Bakker, president and chief executive officer of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), posed a tough question for businesses leaders at a recent sustainability summit in the Philippines: what are...
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This Week in Sustainability: How Climate Change Impacts Public Health and Business   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP)
Source: blogs.microsoft.com - Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP) released a guide to help manage these climatic impacts. Potential issues include distribution network disruption, worker health and safety hazards, infrastructure...
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CSR Cheat Sheet part 2: Progress patchy in drive to close loop on fashion   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Source: Ethical Corp - Giving direction to their efforts is the Global Fashion Agenda, which is supported by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Fashion Positive. Progress, however, is mixed. According to a recent...
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Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP)
Source: Cambridge University Press - Nyberg, Daniel and Wright, Christopher 2016. Performative and political: Corporate constructions of climate change risk. Organization, Vol. 23, Issue. 5, p. 617.
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That NEITI’s Endorsement of Mele Kyari   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Source: This Day - For the first time since it was established in 2004, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has found something positive to say about the operations of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)....
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San Francisco boycotts Apple computers   
(Sunday - August 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEATĀ®)
Source: Digital Journal - Last month, Apple informed the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) that it wanted its products removed from their registry, which the nonprofit organization bills as "a comprehensive environmental rating that...
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Corporate Reporting Dialogue publishes paper on transparency and accountability   
(Sunday - August 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Climate Disclosure Standards Board
Source: IFRS - In the paper, entitled “Understanding the value of transparency and accountability”, CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, the Global Reporting Initiative, the International Accounting Standards Board, the...
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