ESG News

August 2018

The Water Crises Aren’t Coming, They’re Here
Esquire

Water use is out of balance and leading to more frequent crises and potential conflicts.

The US is Losing the High-stakes Global Battery War
Verge

Interview with Steve Levine, author of The Powerhouse: America, China, and the Great Battery War, on the current state of the battery industry.

Recycling Can Put Money in Every American’s Pocket
Medium

Makes the case that the circular economy “will result in one of the largest investment opportunities in the US over the next decade.”

Here’s How America Uses Its Land
Bloomberg

An excellent infographic that shows how land is used across the US.

The Effects of Weather Events on Corporate Earnings are Gathering Force
S&P Global

An S&P Global study that quantifies the effects of severe weather on company results.

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change
The New York Times

An in-depth analysis of efforts in the late 1970s and 1980s to identify the causes and dangers of climate change and potential solutions.

Growth of Online Retail is Changing Inflation
Financial Times

How online retail is affecting the behavior of inflation.