“Who better than Exxon Mobil to start answering the tough questions about the inevitable transition to a low-carbon global economy?” Mindy Lubber, president of the green investor network Ceres, said. “Market forces such as carbon-reducing regulations, weakening demand for oil and coal in many parts of the world and rapid growth of renewables clearly show that energy leaders of tomorrow will be those that address carbon asset risks today.” … [Read more...] about Exxon Mobil agrees to report on climate change’s effect on business model
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Finally, although the German Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schauble, was relaxed about the deal at first, a series of allegations around the timing of share purchases and awards to the chief executive of Deutsche Boerse, Carsten Kengeter, wafted an unpleasant smell over the deal into the political arena. … [Read more...] about The LSE-Deutsche Boerse deal looks dead: Who killed it and why?
For those who live anywhere near Dover, Operation Stack needs no explanation - a backlog of HGV vehicles which backs on to the M20 and severely interrupts traffic in the transport intensive South East. It also costs manufacturers and retailers who rely on "just in time" deliveries of everything from car components to cabbages. … [Read more...] about Dover delays: Could they become the norm?
In a 32-page report released Wednesday, the non-profit Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) said that 22 of the 26 chains it surveyed earned an "F" when it comes to developing and implementing policies designed to keep the public safe from dangerously contaminated food. … [Read more...] about Most Supermarkets Earn ‘F’ For Food Recall Response: Watchdog
The chancellor insisted, however, that he would not be required to revise his forecast growth of 1-1.5% over 2010."You cannot come through a recession of this magnitude, dust yourself down and walk off as if nothing happened," he said. "Things will be steadily improving, but we have got to negotiate some bumps in the road." … [Read more...] about UK economy lies ‘on bed of nitroglycerine’ – top financier