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Nestlé and Delta are among dozens of companies most at risk from climate change, investors warn

Top line Leading companies like Nestlé, Delta Air Lines and Clorox are among dozens of global companies “highly exposed” to climate risks, a group of leading investors warned Thursday, as they urged companies to do so. more to face the risks of climate change. A group of investors urged companies to do more to mitigate the risks of climate change. ...

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Loop adds in-store pickup and drop-off for reusable packaging

When TerraCycle launched Loop – its e-commerce service offering products packaged in reusable containers – two years ago at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the plan was still to eventually include physical outlets in the mix. “Our goal is [to] make the reuse as great as possible, ”said Tom Szaky, CEO of TerraCycle, in a conversation before the announcement. ...

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Studies Show How Neighborhoods Can Help Maintain Cognitive Health in Seniors

Americans are living longer than ever, but cognitive decline threatens the quality of these recent golden years. Now, new evidence suggests that where the elderly live may help protect against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A trio of studies from the University of Michigan show that urban and suburban neighborhoods that provide opportunities for socialization, physical activity, and intellectual stimulation can ...

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5 reasons GameStop might prove skeptics wrong

Battleground stocks are nothing new. Sometimes public companies have passionate supporters – and detractors – who can’t help but tell anyone who disagrees how little they know about investing. The surprise this year was to find out which titles elicited this reaction. Video game retailer GameStop (NYSE: GME) is one of them. And although the stock has risen nearly 1,000% ...

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Long Island man targeted Latino immigrants for attack, police say

A Long Island man has been charged with several hate crimes after he picked up Hispanic day laborers from places they were known to congregate, led them to isolated areas and attacked them, police said Monday. The series of attacks began early Friday, when the man, Christopher Cella, 19, visited a location near a Latin market and restaurant in Farmingville, ...

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26% of the employees surveyed no longer plan to work on site; Most still prefer hybrid arrangements

Man using computer sitting at table. He works from home during the Covid coronavirus crisis. getty What would businesses do if a quarter of their employees refused to return to the office tomorrow or if most of their employees said they weren’t going to the office every day? Recently published studies paint a sobering picture for business leaders about how ...

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5 trends retailers may not see happening until it’s too late

Photo by: zz / KGC-254 / STAR MAX / IPx 2021 3/6/21 General Views of the Amazon Fresh Grocery Store at … [+] Ealing Broadway in London on March 6, 2021. Customers must scan a digital code to enter, simply choose their products and exit. Purchases are then automatically billed to their Amazon account. (London, England, United Kingdom) zz / ...

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Want to “upgrade” the UK? Just give places the power and money they need | John harris

For a term that has been around for more than two years, “race to the top” has not been the most catchy of political concepts. Journalists and politicians now tend to see it as an explicit part of the national vocabulary, but in my experience not many people in the real world have any idea what it means. Nor, if ...

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Less respect for mask use, physical distancing can cause Covid-19 resurgence – Journal

KARACHI: Despite notable successes in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, several weaknesses remain and there are risks of a rebound with the reopening of the economy and education systems. There is a continued need for strong technical and programmatic oversight, linked to civil society engagement and collaboration with religious scholars to ensure adherence to prevention strategies, including wearing face masks and ...

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Dare Co. sheriff’s office warns of Craiglist-style advertising scams

DARE COUNTY, NC – Dare County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of Craiglist-style ads and remote work scams. Officials say they were recently contacted about several possible scams that have occurred in the area. In these cases, scammers want to send money to residents either by cashier’s check or some type of online payment. According to officials, this happens for ...

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