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December 5, 2012 GMI Ratings Launches Global LeaderBoard

Source: GMI

New York — GMI Ratings, the leading provider of research on environmental, social, governance (ESG) and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public companies, announced today the launch of Global LeaderBoard...[more]

November 29, 2012 Goldman's Blankfein: 'Country can't afford all this'

Source: CNN Money

WASHINGTON -- Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said Wednesday that a compromise in Washington was essential to avoid the fiscal cliff. "The country can't afford all this," Blankfein said. "There has to be a compromise and...

November 26, 2012 Many Moons Later, the I.R.S. Questions a Tax Deal

Source: Gretechen Morgenson, NY Times

THE Internal Revenue Service works in mysterious ways. Its wheels grind slowly, but grind they do, as seen in the case of Fairfax Financial Holdings of Toronto.

November 12, 2012 Euro steady before Eurogroup, Greece checks gains

Source: Reuters

The euro held steady just above a recent two-month low on Monday after Greece's ruling coalition secured enough votes in parliament to approve a tough 2013 budget.

November 12, 2012 PwC Offers Post-Hurricane Lessons in Risk Management and Business Resilience

Source: Triple Pundit

Hurricane Sandy has already led to a couple of interesting discussions. It reminded everyone about the importance of addressing climate change, made everyone talk nonstop about resilience and provoked discussions about the...

November 7, 2012 Harsher energy regulations coming in Obama's second term

Source: Reuters

Energy companies likely will see more regulation in President Barack Obama's second term, with less access to federal lands and water even as the administration promotes energy independence.

November 7, 2012 Stock futures plunge on Obama reelection

Source: USA Today

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks were set to open sharply lower Wednesday following the re-election of President Obama. Investors' initial reaction seems negative to the defeat of the more business-friendly Mitt Romney and the continued...

November 7, 2012 Obama win clears healthcare reform hurdle, challenges remain

Source: Reuters

President Barack Obama's re-election victory eliminates the possibility of a wholesale repeal for his healthcare reform law, but still leaves questions about how much of his signature domestic policy achievement will be...

October 29, 2012 Economy vs. environment

Source: Times Union

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will soon decide whether to allow hydrofracking, a process of pumping water, chemicals and sand underground to extract natural gas from shale bedrock, in New York. Proponents say it is safe and will provide...

October 29, 2012 Americans too confused by healthcare act to like it, survey finds

Source: LA Times

Researchers quizzed more than 2,600 Americans about 12 aspects of the health reform law. Not only did they have to say whether the provision was really in the law (after all, they’d have a 50-50 chance of guessing the correct...

October 26, 2012 Perception that greening costs a lot more holding back sustainable designs

Source: Engineering News

A major barrier to developing more sustainable buildings in South Africa was the perception that green developments came at a significantly higher cost than standard developments, Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA)...

October 24, 2012 Confronting Climate Change: 9 Clean Replacement Technologies

Source: Green Energy News

July 2012 was the hottest month ever recorded, and 2012 is becoming the hottest year since record-keeping began in the nineteenth century. Global climate change is here now; it is not only a harmful problem for future...

October 23, 2012 Pricey electric car is a draw, but officials want to tap Colorado's natural gas

Source: Denver Post

China is pitching a "pure electric" all-wheel-drive car that gets 186 miles per charge — targeting public officials tasked with greening their vehicle fleets.

October 23, 2012 As unconventional U.S. oil, gas boom, so do jobs - report

Source: Reuters

The U.S. oil and gas rush is cutting into jobless numbers, supporting a total of 1.7 million jobs this year, a number that will swell to almost 3 million by 2020, a leading consultant said in a study released on Tuesday.

October 17, 2012 How High-Speed Traders Outraced the Profits

Businessweek - For the last few years, the stock market has been a race among high-speed traders. The game was simple: The fastest traders won the most profits. Since speed was all that mattered, trading got exponentially faster....

October 17, 2012 UPDATE: California Wholesale Gasoline Prices Ease on Sticker-Shock Fears

Euroinvestor - California's volatile gasoline wholesale market--which saw some prices rise 21% in the first four days of this week because of refinery disruptions--fell sharply Friday on fears that the week's swift run-up in...

October 14, 2012 OUR OPINION: Congress should act on tax credit for wind energy

Standard-Times - Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that wind energy can reach "grid parity" â the point where the cost of the energy is the same as the baseline price of power on the grid â by 2016. If that is...

October 10, 2012 Buying the Election?

Source: Joe Nocera, NY Times

Do you remember that moment in the first Austin Powers movie when Dr. Evil, back in action after being cryogenically frozen for 30 years, gets his hands on a nuclear warhead? “If you want it back,” he snarls to a group of world...

October 4, 2012 The ‘governance gap’

Source: Hindu

The other day, the new Chief Economic Advisor to the Union Finance Ministry, Raghuram Rajan, said that a “gap” had developed between the level of the economy’s performance and governance which needed to be closed if the country...

October 1, 2012 SEC Should Push for XBRL Convergence


en Securities and Exchange Commission staff issued the commission's final report in July on its work plan to incorporate International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) into U.S. financial reporting, a key item was left out of...

September 27, 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility in China: Outlook and Challenges

Source: Triple Pundit

I spent the last two years in Hong Kong where I consulted on Corporate Social Responsibility communications projects for various organizations in Hong Kong and mainland China. What is the current state of Corporate Responsibility...

September 27, 2012 Could Sustainability be Unsustainable?

Source: Forbes

Recently a colleague of mine sent along a cartoon with a chart depicting a steeply rising curve and the caption: “The use of the word sustainable is unsustainable.” Amusing…and likely correct! There certainly seems to be a huge...

September 26, 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility in China: Outlook and Challenges

Source: Triple Pundit

spent the last two years in Hong Kong where I consulted on Corporate Social Responsibility communications projects for various organizations in Hong Kong and mainland China. What is the current state of Corporate Responsibility...

September 25, 2012 Worried over Food Safety, House Democrats Seek to Limit Arsenic Levels in Rice

Source: Food Product Design

Three U.S. representatives on Friday planned to introduce legislation to limit the amount of arsenic that is permitted in rice and rice-based products following a Consumer Reports investigation that set off another alarm over...

September 21, 2012 Ont. Liberals move to freeze wages for public-service execs

Source: CBC News

Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan says it's time for public-sector executives to take a pay freeze, just as many frontline workers have. "We have asked teachers, doctors and some government employees to accept pay freezes;...

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