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Fed’s Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps   
June 23, 2022
Source: AP - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell won praise for his deft leadership during the maelstrom of the pandemic recession. As threats to the U.S. economy have mounted, though, Powell has increasingly struck Fed watchers as much less...
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Zvilo Promotes a Sustainable Future and Commits to UN's SDGs   
June 23, 2022
Source: Yahoo Finance - Zvilo, the forward-financing and banking fintech, announces a set of ambitious environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets and strict reporting measures based on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) — a commitment...
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4 Nations That Could Help Solve The Global Fuel Crisis   
June 23, 2022
Source: Oil Price.com - Global refining capacity shrank during the pandemic, exposing vulnerabilities in some of the world's largest fuel consumers. Yet the decline was not evenly distributed. Refining capacity in China, for instance, has grown....
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Goldman Sachs: 'We now see recession risk as higher and more front-loaded'   
June 22, 2022
Source: Yahoo Finance - "The main reasons are that our baseline growth path is now lower and that we are increasingly concerned that the Fed will feel compelled to respond forcefully to high headline inflation and consumer inflation expectations if...
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Why the structure of the world’s supply chains is changing   
June 16, 2022
Source: The Economist - More than two years after the pandemic, supply chains are still snarled. Shipping times remain at record highs. Baby food, tampons, and semiconductors are all scarce. Companies are still struggling to answer a basic question:...
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Anglo American agrees sustainability-linked loan with the IFC   
June 16, 2022
Source: Global Mining Review - Anglo American has signed a US$100 million 10-year loan agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) linked to the delivery of sustainability goals that are integral to Anglo American’s Sustainable Mining Plan.
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IT Sustainability Think Tank: Corporate devices and the circular economy   
June 15, 2022
Source: Computer Weekly - With sustainability moving up the boardroom agenda, CIOs and IT managers should look to revamp their IT procurement strategies to align with the principles of the circular economy, but why and what does this mean when it comes to...
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Why some of the country's top CEOs fear a recession is coming   
June 15, 2022
Source: NPR - The warnings that a recession is coming – including from Tesla CEO Elon Musk and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon – reflect the deep uncertainty being felt in the country's executive offices as inflation hits its highest annual...
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Charles Schwab to pay $187 million to settle SEC charges that it misled robo-advisor clients on fees   
June 15, 2022
Source: CNBC - Charles Schwab agreed to pay $187 million to settle an SEC investigation into alleged hidden fees charged by the firm’s robo-advisor, Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, according to an agency announcement.
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What Bitcoin’s nosedive means for the environment   
June 14, 2022
Source: The Verge - Bitcoin’s value has nosedived enough to curb the cryptocurrency’s enormous energy use — and associated greenhouse gas emissions — but only if prices stay low. The price of a single Bitcoin plummeted below $24,000 today, about...
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