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June 27, 2016 Another Step Backward for Nuclear and the EnvironmentSource: Geoffrey Styles, Energy Outlook
I don't normally do breaking news, but today's announcement by PG&E and a coalition of environmental groups on retiring the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in California within 8-9 years merits immediate comment.
June 17, 2016 Beware the Arc of HistorySource: Larry Checco
Since time immemorial civilizations and empires have existed on finite arcs of history—rising from humble beginnings, soaring to pinnacles of glory then slowly or rapidly declining into extinction or, if lucky, into more benign...
June 14, 2016 The Guardian view on business ethics: decency neededSource: The Guardian
While parliament’s chief preoccupation is the letter of the law, it also has a duty to uphold the law’s spirit. That role is especially important in business and finance, where a tension exists between a raucous commerce that...
With LinkedIn under its belt, Microsoft will own one of the largest social networks in the world. The move could help the company reconnect with both business and individual customers.
These days, it’s hardly surprising to hear that a hot new startup has received gobs of money from eager investors. But a new company called the DAO (short for “decentralized autonomous organization”) is not your average startup.
May 26, 2016 Corporate governance key to good performance’Source: The Nation
Managing Director, FBN Merchant Bank Limited, Mr. Kayode Akinkugbe, has underscored the importance of sound corporate governance as a cornerstone for good and sustainable corporate performance in the banking sector.
Source: LA Times
Think how many times you've checked a carton of milk or wedge of cheese in your fridge and saw that it had passed the date on the package. The typical response is to throw it away.
May 20, 2016 Rebranding isn’t About Changing Your MessageSource: Larry Checco
Budweiser is no longer the King of Beers—at least temporarily. Starting May 23rd right through the November presidential elections, it will be rebranded as America’s beer.
The world’s agricultural industry has a tall order to fill—it must grow twice as much on roughly the same footprint with less water all by 2050.
Source: Huff Business
The reason for all the attention is that this share of capitalism could possibly add up to something significant, by some reports an average of $150,000 per worker or in the neighborhood of a million dollars for workers with long...
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