No, correlation regurgitated by watchdogs does not lead to causation.
Let me pull your mind out of the gutter of the voodoo religion of economics.
Economics should be about people over numbers, as in cause over consequence.
They are different in how make-believe is achieved.
We must build and grade businesses based on socioeconomic merit.
Trust is a discriminatory denomination of merit, not to be artificially flattened into pay-to-play commodity.
The confounding of sustainability with renewal leads to grave depravity of reason.