Corporate Climate Commitments Often Overlook a Key Component: Supply Chains

For nearly 30 years, pharmaceutical giant Bristol Myers Squibb has announced that it has set and achieved ambitious targets for energy and greenhouse gas emissions. These days, these goals include being “carbon neutral” by 2040. Equipment maker Caterpillar, Texas Instruments, Exxon Mobil, and The Walt Disney Company have made similar claims about the sustainability of […]

Biden’s Choice for Top Antitrust Officer Was a Star Corporate Lawyer

Mr. Kanter left Paul, Weiss in 2020. It has growing ties to companies that have competitive complaints against Big Tech companies. raised conflicts of interest for the firm. While Google is not a Paul, Apple, for example, is a client of Weiss. Legal experts say that if he joins the Justice Department, the issue of […]

Biden’s Antitrust Team Signs a Big Swing on Corporate Titans

WASHINGTON — President Biden has put together the most aggressive antitrust team in decades, stacking his administration with three legal crusaders as he prepares to assume corporate consolidation and market power through efforts that may include curbing mergers and breaking up big corporations. Mr. Biden’s decision last week name Jonathan Kanter Leading the Justice Department’s […]

Wall Street Prepares for Big Corporate Profits

Optimism blooms in earnings season After closing the books in the second quarter, executives have the most positive view ever of their company’s profits. Data from FactSet. And this could be a good sign that profitability growth will continue even after the expected recovery from the pandemic economic collapse. Companies started reporting second-quarter earnings this […]