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There is a backlash about the environment, society and governance within the executive ranks of large corporations

Dzmitri Kaprosinka | iStock | Getty Images Publicly, American companies say the right things about the environment, social factors, and governance as part of how they think. But how do CEOs really feel the pressure to make ESG a core component of their management philosophy? Within the C-suite, there is concern about the value of …

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All 50 states get the green light to build electric charging stations covering 75,000 miles of highways

A man charges his car at a Tesla Super charging station in Arlington, Virginia on August 13, 2021. Andrew Caballero Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images The US Department of Transportation said Tuesday it has approved electric vehicle charging station plans for all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico that cover nearly 75,000 miles …

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Larry Summers has criticized UK tax cuts as ‘totally irresponsible’ and warns of possible transmission

Larry Summers Cameron Costa | CNBC LONDON – Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers warned on Tuesday that the United Kingdom had lost its sovereign credibility after the new government’s fiscal policy deteriorated markets. The British pound hit an all-time low against the dollar in the early hours of Monday morning, before recovering slightly on …

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Brett Favre continued to push for funding for a volleyball facility even after he was told it was potentially illegal, according to a new report | CNN

CNN – A series of text conversations between Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre and former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant appeared to show repeated pressure on the then-governor over funding for the construction of a volleyball facility at University of Southern Mississippi, even after telling Favre that the misuse of state funds was likely …

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Amazon loses effort to exclude Gacy and Bezos from testimony in FTC Prime investigation

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos arrives to meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the British diplomatic headquarters on September 20, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission late Wednesday rejected Amazon’s attempt to exclude CEO Andy Gacy and founder Jeff Bezos from testifying …

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NTSB recommends techniques to reduce drunk driving and speeding in new vehicles

The National Transportation Safety Board’s recommendation for alcohol impairment detection systems is on track, after the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act gave the Transportation Department three years to craft a mandate for such a feature in new vehicles. However, the board’s re-recommendation to incentivize smart speed adaptive systems, however, has yet to gain broader federal …

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