The federal government’s massive increase in spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to “substantially better” economic outcomes than would have been the case without those measures, while raising net debt levels only marginally over what they would have been, a new Scotiabank Economics report says.
The economic impact of the pandemic on households and businesses would also have been worse without the stimulus, with unemployment reaching 15% as opposed to the anticipated 13%, the report says.
TORONTO, July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing its unique opportunity as a global financial organization to advance climate transition and promote sustainable economic growth, Scotiabank is pleased to announce the launch of a new Sustainable Finance Group within its Global Banking and Markets (GBM) division. The new team will further Scotiabank's Climate Commitments, announced in November 2019, to support clients in the transition to a low-carbon economy, decarbonize its own operations and contribute to the global conversation on climate change.
Gillette, CVS Pharmacy, Fisher House Foundation and TerraCycle Partner to Award a New Playground* to a Fisher House Location
TRENTON, N.J., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International recycling leader, TerraCycle® has announced a national recycling initiative with Gillette, CVS Pharmacy® and Fisher House Foundation that calls upon CVS Pharmacy customers to recycle all brands of disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging to help win a playground* for a military medical center.
From today through July 7th, any donation you make up to $500 will be matched dollar for dollar!
As we get ready to celebrate 4th of July, let’s do something to celebrate and support families in our country. When we work together, we can accomplish anything. Will you join America's Charities, our nonprofit member Operation Warm, and your neighbors in providing warm coats to your community?
by Christa Myers, Process Engineer, and Marc Pelletier, PhD, Process Specialist
During a global pandemic, the pharmaceutical industry must juggle the need for speed and the need to protect patient safety. A strong regulatory strategy makes it possible to accelerate drug development without getting slowed down by compliance considerations.
Commit, report and drive change in your portfolio companies. Here are tools to help align your investments with the 1.5°C scenario and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.
The world must halve carbon emissions by 2030 to stay below 1.5°C of global warming and avoid catastrophic climate change. That requires transitioning to a low-carbon economy as nearly three-fourths of global carbon emissions arise from use of fossil fuels. The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the challenge of meeting these formidable goals but is also a historic opportunity to build back better.
New research shows commodity-driven deforestation is associated with five percent of global emissions; and deforestation in Amazon rose 50 percent in the first four months of 2020 as the economy began to collapse
New Ceres’ Investor Guide to Deforestation and Climate Change calls on investors to tackle deforestation risks at same scale and speed they bring to broader portfolio-wide climate risks