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July 5, 2022 No more whispers: Recession talk surges in Washington

Source: Politico

From Wall Street to Washington, whispers about a coming economic slump have risen to nearly a roar as the Federal Reserve ramps up its battle against the highest inflation in four decades.

July 5, 2022 Hacker puts 1 billion Chinese citizens' leaked personal data up for sale

Source: Radio Free Asia

A hacker has claimed to be selling the personal data of 1 billion Chinese nationals leaked from a Shanghai police database, according to a post by user "ChinaDan" on the hacker forum Breach Forums that was widely shared on...

June 30, 2022 $3 trillion in extra savings may push Fed rate hikes too far: Economist

Source: Yahoo Finance

"The problem is there is so much cash on household sector balance sheets and corporate sector balance sheets that it’s going to take more rate hikes to slow the economy down, simply because the starting point is a level of cash...

July 5, 2022 Analysis: Canada's light touch regulation of ESG funds risks 'greenwashing' claims

Source: Reuters

Canada is persisting with its fairly relaxed approach to regulating funds claiming environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials despite recent allegations of "greenwashing" elsewhere that have spurred other regulators...

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Wednesday, 29. June 2022
Corporate Sustainability Reporting
By Lauryn Power, G&A Institute Analyst-Intern Overview: The chemical sector faces the third-highest number of environmental and social risks of all sectors, based on a 2020 analysis published by S&P Global. In the U.S., the chemical sector generates around $758 … Continue reading
Tuesday, 28. June 2022
About the Climate Crisis
by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute What is it about an investable product – a mutual fund, an exchange traded fund (ETF) – that would qualify it as an “ESG” or “sustainable investment” offering to … Continue reading

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