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  • Study: Rich Women Most Reliable Social Distancers

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 15, 2021
    A study of 600 people across six countries has found that wealthy women were the most likely to social distance, wash hands and wear masks to protect against coronavirus infection.
  • OCC Rule Puts Dampener on Social Finance

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 14, 2021
    An eleventh hour rule from the Office of the Comptroller of Currency prevents banks from refusing to deal with specific industries such as guns or oil, a move that puts a serious dent in efforts to use financial pressure to trigger social change.
  • Study: Many Corporate Board Members Don't Fully Understand Climate Change

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 13, 2021
    A recent study has found that, within corporate boards, those with environmental protection expertise are a small minority and those specifically with climate change expertise are an even smaller one.
  • Office Chair Can Alert HR When You're Not at Desk

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 12, 2021
    How much does your office furniture really know about you? While the question might seem strange, as furniture generally tends not to know that much, the development of smart cushions that can track and transmit data on its users means the answer could be "more than you think."
  • SEC Targets Cannabis Company Over Timing Claims About Alzheimer's Treatment

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 11, 2021
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has imposed a cease-and-desist order against the cannabis firm India Globalization Capital (IGC) due to the company's claim that its cannabis-based pharmaceutical product, an Alzheimer's treatment, would go on sale within months when, in fact, it was not nearly ready.
  • Number of Disasters Costing $1 Billion or More Hit New Record in 2020

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 8, 2021
    In 2020, the number of climate-related natural disasters causing $1 billion or more in damage hit a new record.
  • Food Prices Spiking Globally

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 7, 2021
    United Nations data shows that food prices across the world rose to a six-year high in December, and they are likely to keep rising as the pandemic continues to rock the global economy.
  • Moody's Study Says $7.2 Trillion in Debt Imperiled by Physical Climate Risks

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 6, 2021
     A recent report says that, globally across 18 different economies, about $7.2 trillion worth of debt has high inherent exposure to physical climate risks that could rock the fixed income market in the coming years.
  • 2020 Saw Both Marriage and Divorce Rates Drop

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 5, 2021
    A recent report has found that the year 2020 saw many couples opting to maintain their respective status quos, as both the marriage rate and the divorce rate saw dramatic drops.
  • Study: Female Leaders Ranked Higher During a Crisis

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jan 4, 2021
    A recent study has found that colleagues view female leaders more favorably during a crisis, such as a pandemic, than male ones.