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February 12, 2018 Trump To Roll Out Plan To Overhaul U.S. InfrastructureSource: KITCO/Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will roll out an infrastructure plan on Monday that already faces significant hurdles in Congress because it does not offer as much new federal funding as Democrats want or...
January 29, 2018 One Thing Is Clear From Davos, Blockchain Is Out Of BetaSource: Forbes
While Blockchain and digital assets were widely featured on the main stage at Davos, perhaps the most insightful conversations were taking place in standing room only events hosted by groups like the Global Blockchain Business...
January 25, 2018 Resilience crucial in advancing sustainabilitySource: Reguster-Guard
In 2005, Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy’s Sustainable Business Initiative involved local firms and agencies in dialogues about the methods and benefits of addressing the “triple bottom line” of sustainability — often called “people,...
Research & Insights
AT&T Inc's (T.N) quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier lowered operating costs and introduced new promotions bundling video with phone service that helped it compete in a...
June 20, 2017 Rural divideSource: Washington Post
merica’s cultural divide runs deep. While rural and urban Americans share some economic challenges, they frequently diverge on questions of culture and values. On few issues are they more at odds than immigration.
Source: Triple Pundit
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has long been a first mover in the retail sector on supply chain sustainability, garment recycling and human rights. Now the venerable United Kingdom department store chain, which operates about 1,000...
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Stock Transcript
Throughout the seven-year old U.S. expansion, as the unemployment rate tumbled from a peak of 10% in 2009 to a low of 4.7% last month, policy makers have been focused on the slack in the labor market. Yes, slack.
Source: Larry Checco, featured commentator
Upwards of $22 TRILLION! That’s what some experts estimate we’ve spent since LBJ launched his Great Society in 1964 in an attempt to eliminate poverty and racial injustice in America. Yet, little has changed.
September 3, 2015 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisanceSource: Reuters
The extent to which cities are making natural infrastructure an integral part of their water management plans is new, says Katie Arkema, senior scientist at the Natural Capital Project, an early proponent of resilient...
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