Habituel Citizen NOW Summit Seeks Solutions to Habituel Problems | débit infos

GLENN GAMBOA, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The statistics discussed at the first Global Citizen NOW conference were grim. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed 100 million people back to a life of extreme poverty. Up to 243 million people could be food insecure between today and November due to the war in Ukraine. … Read more

Maison sales fell again due to a jump in mortgage rates | négoce magazine

ALEX VEIGA, AP business columnist Sales of previously occupied US homes slowed for the third month in a row in April as mortgage rates rose, pushing up borrowing costs for potential buyers as home prices soared to new highs. Existing home sales fell 2.4% last month from a seasonally adjusted 5.61 million in March, the … Read more

EXPLAINER: ESG investing and the controversy surrounding it | affaires magazine

STAN CHO, AP Business columnist NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s the latest sign that ESG investing has gone mainstream after starting as a niche corner of Wall Street: it’s been targeted by Republican politicians and billionaire Elon Musk amid a national cultural divide. Using an ESG approach means considering a company’s performance in relation to … Read more

Yellen’s commun tax avant-projet meets resistance abroad and at gîte | bizness infos

FATIMA HUSSEIN, Associated Press KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — Last summer, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen marked a “historic day” when more than 100 countries agreed to a global minimum tax agreement aimed at putting the world’s nations on a more equal footing in attracting and retaining multinational companies. President Joe Biden tweeted that the idea was … Read more

Davos Magazine | Zelensky calls for new sanctions against Russia | bizness magazine

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is calling for “maximum” sanctions against Russia during a virtual speech at a meeting of the World Economic Forum. On Monday, in a virtual speech, he says sanctions must go further to stop Russian aggression, including an oil embargo, blocking all of its banks and cutting off … Read more

US and 12 countries join new Indo-Pacific trade pact | bizness magazine

JOSH BOAK and AAMER MADHANI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden announced that 12 countries have joined a new trade deal that the White House says will help the United States work more closely with Asian economies on issues such as supply chains, digital trade, clean energy and efforts in the fight against … Read more