ESG Influencers

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

Bulgaria reports 0.9% deflation in 2014   
January 28, 2015
- The Sofia Globe - Bulgariaâs consumer price index (CPI) was flat in December 2014, but the annual deflation figure rose to 0.9 per cent at the end of the month, compared to 0.6 per cent a month earlier, data from the...
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Iran unlikely gain from plunging prices of imported commodities   
January 28, 2015
- Trend - According to The îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî' report (FAO), the price of cereals decreased by 12.5 percent in 2014. However, in regards to details of Iran's exported commodities,...
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Dow, S&P 500 slump on disappointing outlooks for companies, and lower orders for durable goods   
January 28, 2015
- Castanet - îThe Conference Boardî reports that its consumer confidence index climbed ... SEOUL, South Korea - Facebook said the outage that made its îsocialî media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an...
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US consumer confidence jumps to 7 ½-year high in January   
January 28, 2015
- Lowell Sun - îThe Conference Boardî reports that its consumer confidence index climbed ... Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in with a Disqus account or your îsocialî networking account for your...
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Police search for missing man, 94   
January 28, 2015
- Fox 5 Sandiego - SAN DIEGO â Authorities asked the public to keep an eye out for a 94-year-old man who wandered off Tuesday from the Midway-area îconvalescentî home where he lives. Juan Sandoval, who suffers...
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A business to relish: Pacific Pickle Works looks to expand statewide   
January 28, 2015
- Pacific Coast Business Times - Inspired by food activists such as Waters and author îMichael Pollanî, who wrote âThe Omnivoreâs Dilemmaâ in 2006, Bennett said he sticks to using local produce for...
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So does this huge blizzard disprove climate change'   
January 28, 2015
- The Christian Science Monitor - Climate change âhas contributed to higher amounts of moisture in the atmosphere, which can cause heavier snowfalls,â meteorologist Robert Mera said in a statement for the îUnion...
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Blood transfusion therapy : A possible answer to Ebola'   
January 28, 2015
- Speaking Tree - Clinical trials of îconvalescentî plasma therapy (CPT) have started in the past few weeks in Liberia and are due to begin soon in Guinea and Sierra Leone. If the therapy saves lives, the approach could...
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Walmart to work with Andhar on branding, marketing products: Naidu   
January 28, 2015
- NITI Central - Naidu was briefing reporters on his recent visit to the îWorld Economic Forumî meeting in Davos, where he met honchos of Walmart and other top private companies. "They (Walmart) source products within...
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MSU-UN Partnership to Raise Profile of Inland Fisheries   
January 28, 2015
- The Fish Site - US - A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University (MSU) and the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî calls for close cooperation in elevating the profile of...
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