Sustainable Business

Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy

Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy

Published 13/09/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global money managers and companies are rushing to meet a deadline to report on their carbon footprint, but the lack of a [more…]

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers

Published 12/09/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that [more…]

Investors embrace ESG investing but don’t target gun stocks

Investors embrace ESG investing but don’t target gun stocks

Published 09/08/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Two new BlackRock Inc funds that exclude gun makers are off to slow starts as socially-minded investors embrace other products addressing a [more…]

Meghan guest edits British Vogue, features ‘Forces for Change’ women

Meghan guest edits British Vogue, features ‘Forces for Change’ women

Published 29/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Meghan, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, has chosen to feature 15 women she considers “Forces for change” on the cover of the [more…]

Climate activists disrupt British cities with ‘summer uprising’

Climate activists disrupt British cities with ‘summer uprising’

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to [more…]

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial…

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial…

Published 14/07/2019

(Reuters) - A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the [more…]

The $280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in two…

The $280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in two…

Published 10/07/2019

(This July 9 story corrects to change company name to Biotech Foods in paragraph five.) By Andrés González and Silke Koltrowitz MADRID/ZURICH (Reuters) - Lab-grown [more…]

Pay dispute resurfaces as U.S. women prepare for World Cup final

Pay dispute resurfaces as U.S. women prepare for World Cup final

Published 03/07/2019

(Reuters) - With the United States preparing to play in the women’s World Cup final the team’s fight for pay equity resurfaced on Wednesday with [more…]

India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up plan for EVs: sources

India asks scooter, bike makers to draw up plan for EVs: sources

Published 22/06/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s federal think-tank has asked scooter and motorbike manufacturers to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, days after [more…]

Ocado sows $22 million ‘vertical farming’ seed to diversify

Ocado sows $22 million ‘vertical farming’ seed to diversify

Published 10/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging “vertical farming” industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology [more…]