ESG Influencers
US sanctions on Iranian oil impeding foreign investment, slowing product exports: official   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - “Both upstream and downstream investments in Iran’s oil and gas sector have stopped,” Hook said at the Council on Foreign Relations, according to the prepared remarks provided by State. “Foreign investors...
Popcorn: A “Pop” History   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Institute for Responsible Technology
Source: PBS - Smith, Andrew F. (1999) Popped Culture: A Social History of Popcorn in America. University of South Carolina. Columbia, SC. Smith, Jeffrey M. (2007). The Campaign for Healthier Eating in America. Institute for Responsible...
Which Countries are Ready for the Future of Production'   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Economic Forum
Source: IndustryWeek - In collaboration with AT Kearney, the World Economic Forum recently released its Country Readiness for the Future of Production report focusing primarily inclusive transformation and growth. “As production systems stand on...
Liberty Mutual Insurance Appoints First Chief Sustainability Officer to Oversee Continued Development of Environmental, Social and Governance Agenda   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: YAHOO! - Hyatt will further enhance the organization's ongoing focus on significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, and lead the company's Office of Sustainability. The company also announced its global policy on coal...
Tracking lab-grown tissue with light   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: - But researchers are still working toward building complex organs that can be implanted into patients. Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are supporting this field of research by developing a...
Cholesterol studies promoted the sunny side of eggs, but the research was hatched out of industry funding   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
Source: Washington Post - As of publication, the Maastricht study authors had not responded to a request for comment. Bonnie Liebman, director of nutrition for Center for Science in the Public Interest, says Barnard is correct that smaller studies are...
Warren Buffett said an 89-year-old carpet seller would 'run rings around' Fortune 500 CEOs. Here's the remarkable story of Mrs B   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Business Insider - "I'd rather wrestle grizzlies than compete with Mrs B," the Berkshire Hathaway boss said after buying her company, Nebraska Furniture Mart, in 1983.
NH People Demand Candidates Share Plans To Lower Risks Of Nuclear War   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Patch - Three hundred forty New Hampshire residents have signed petitions, organized by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), asking all the presidential candidates to share their plans for reducing the risks of a nuclear war. UCS...
G&A Institute Releases Analysis of The Business Roundtable Companies’ ESG Reporting Practices   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : CSRwire
Source: CSR Wire - NEW YORK, Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - In August 2019, almost all the Business Roundtable CEO members (181) signed on to an updated BRT definition of “the purpose of a corporation” which expanded the definition to include a...
African Swine Fever in Asia: Indonesia is the latest country to report an outbreak   
(Saturday - December 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Pink - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported Thursday that Indonesia is the latest Asian country to report an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). Image/CIA According to FAO: The Minister of...
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