ImpactAlpha, May 14 – The science was undermined. The economics were ignored. But the case for jobs and livelihoods in the wake of the COVID crash may finally succeed in driving decisive action on climate change. Even in the first few months of the Great Pandemic, climate politics have already gone through several spin cycles.
“We are on the cusp of the fastest, deepest, most consequential transformation of human civilization in history,” begins “Rethinking Humanity," a new report by RethinkX.
In the relentless math of oil economics, falling price scenarios spell trouble for high-cost companies.
“This should be a warning sign,” says Lila Holzman of As You Sow, which last year filed a shareholder resolution asking DowDupont to address flooding risk.
U.S. non-financial corporations still are sitting on over $4 trillion in cash. How they deploy it before, during and after the pandemic is becoming both a political and management issue that could shape the economy for decades.
Forget buybacks. Companies looking to build a business environment of shared prosperity have a range of options.
“Cutting dividends signals to investors the business-as-usual growth strategy is no longer working,” CarbonTracker’s Mike Coffin.