Why extreme weather means less food for California farmworkers

This Story’s Impact Broadcast on 477 radio stations On a brisk afternoon in mid-January, Eloy Ortiz is pacing the back alley behind a white house in Watsonville, California, in the heart of California’s strawberry industry. The house is under an evacuation warning after weeks of torrential rain, but that hasn’tContinue Reading

What the rising rate environment means for banks in 2023

More than 60% of the banks Accenture has surveyed are planning to start a core replacement this year, says Mike Abbott, global banking lead at the firm. Transcription: Penny Crosman (00:03): Welcome to the American Banker Podcast, I’m Penny Crosman. What trends should banks be wary of and planning forContinue Reading

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Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Canada The federal government plans on banning some commonly used plastic items, including straws. Photo by fullempty /iStock / Getty Images Article content The Trudeau government’s plan to eliminate plastic waste in Canada by 2030 is underway in earnest with the gradual elimination of single useContinue Reading

What Danielle Smith’s win means for Alberta’s climate

Danielle Smith took to a stage in Calgary on Thursday after being elected the new leader of the United Conservative Party and proclaimed a new chapter for a province long-known for its testiness.  “It is time for Alberta to take its place as a senior partner in building a strongContinue Reading

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The plastics industry is showing up in a big way for Manufacturing Day 2022 on Friday, Oct. 7, with dozens of companies and the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) geared up to drive home the importance of plastics as a manufacturing force and leader in sustainability initiatives. Manufacturing Day “is theContinue Reading

Data ethics: What it means and what it takes

Now more than ever, every company is a data company. By 2025, individuals and companies around the world will produce an estimated 463 exabytes of data each day, compared with less than three exabytes a decade ago. With thatContinue Reading