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Election News: The Cannabis Industry Could Be Election Day’s Biggest Winner

Election News: The Cannabis Industry Could Be Election Day’s Biggest Winner

Calendar pages are rapidly falling away to November 3. And regardless of the presidential election’s outcome, one of the biggest winners that night could be a recession-resistant industry on the rebound. American cannabis multistate operators (MSOs) have…

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Could Joe Biden budge on cannabis legalization?

Could Joe Biden budge on cannabis legalization?

Cannabis legalization should be a no-brainer for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. As a standalone issue, cannabis legalization has widespread, bipartisan support. Over two-thirds of Americans favor legalization, and that support is intergenerational and spans across…

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Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Where Is Robotics Heading? Perspectives From iRobot (Colin Angle), Stanley Black & Decker, And Robots In Service Of The Environment

Since the term robot was first coined in 1920, robots have become an increasing part of our lives. Companies looking to increasingly automate and enable greater portions of their business that require physical human labor…

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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Moves Forward In Abu Dhabi With Contract Award

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Moves Forward In Abu Dhabi With Contract Award

Plans to develop the world’s largest solar power plant in the deserts of the Gulf have been given the go-ahead, with the authorities in the UAE awarding the project to a multinational consortium on July…

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Los Angeles-To-Las Vegas High-Speed Train Wins $200 Million Nevada Bond Allocation

Los Angeles-To-Las Vegas High-Speed Train Wins $200 Million Nevada Bond Allocation

XpressWest, a high-speed rail line that will connect Southern California to Las Vegas, won $200 million of private activity bonds from Nevada, a critical final public allocation that allows the company owned by Wall Street investor…

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A Booming Gold Price Will Have Consequences

A Booming Gold Price Will Have Consequences

Gold prices have shot to nearly $1,900 per ounce in the past week, a nine year high and the seventh consecutive week of growth for bullion. But in this Covid gold rush investors could be…

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European Renewables Just Crushed Fossil Fuels. Here’s How It Happened

European Renewables Just Crushed Fossil Fuels. Here’s How It Happened

It’s official: in the first half of 2020, and for the first time, Europe generated more electricity from renewable sources than from fossil fuels. Not only that, but electricity is proving cheaper in countries that have…

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Europe Should Focus On Hydrogen For A Reliable And Flexible Energy Future

Europe Should Focus On Hydrogen For A Reliable And Flexible Energy Future

On June 25, ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel manufacturer, announced that it is investing in two routes to lower emissions by 30% by 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2050. The company released a report, Climate Action in…

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Transform to Net Zero: Microsoft, Nike, Starbucks team up on corporate climate alliance

Transform to Net Zero: Microsoft, Nike, Starbucks team up on corporate climate alliance

A clutch of major multinational corporates including Microsoft, Danone, Nike, Unilever, Starbucks and Mercedes-Benz together have launched a new forum dedicated to sharing resources, tactics and strategies aimed at speeding up the business community’s transition…

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Paul Polman: ‘Businesses cannot succeed in societies that fail’ 

Paul Polman: ‘Businesses cannot succeed in societies that fail’ 

As people across the United States and the world grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and calls for racial justice, the business community has an integral role to play in both the dialogue and the solutions…

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