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December 18, 2015 TBLI CONFERENCE SERIES 2015

Source: TBLI Group

TBLI CONFERENCES in 2015: 23 Jan (Chicago/USA @Kellogg/Booth) - 29/30 Apr (Singapore/Rep. of Singapore @Insead) - 15/16 Jun (Copenhagen/Denmark @Copenhagen School of Business) - 3rd Quarter (USA) - 4th Quarter (Europe)[more]

November 5, 2015 Symposium on Integrated Thinking: Drivers & Evolving Best Practices

Source: Skytop Strategies

On November 5, Skytop Strategies presents “Symposium of Integrated Thinking: Drivers and Evolving Best Practices”, a full-day symposium that explores how integrating thinking improves company resilience and net performance amidst...[more]

October 29, 2015 Verge 2015

Source: GreenBiz

VERGE focuses on the technologies and systems that accelerate sustainability solutions across sectors in a climate-constrained world.[more]

October 6, 2015 New Metrics ‘15

Source: Sustainable Brands

New Metrics ‘15 – Leading businesses are creating and valuing entirely new forms of positive environmental AND social impact as well as quantifying previously ignored costs and risks. Define your success in the next economy with...[more]

October 2, 2015 Global Sustain Announces Sustainability Forum 2015

Source: Global Sustain

Global Sustain is pleased to announce the Sustainability Forum 2015, a training, networking and professional development event that is scheduled to take place on October 2, 2015, at the OTE Academy premises, in Athens, Greece.[more]

July 29, 2015 Saving Lives by Answering the Call/Text/E-mail/Chat for Help

DESCRIPTION:Helping troubled youth contact?Boys Town?in ways that are comfortable for them and offering effective assistance in serious, even life-threatening, situations is the overall goal of the?Boys Town National Hotline.?...

July 29, 2015 Inclusion in Myanmar: A New Hope

By the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) DESCRIPTION:? Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting...

July 29, 2015 Land, Air, and Now Water

TerraPass Expanding Its Portfolio Thanks to a Strategic Alliance with Bonneville Environmental Foundation DESCRIPTION:Houston, Texas,?July 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ -?TerraPass, a leader in sustainable carbon emissions solutions, is...

July 29, 2015 American Electric Power Releases 2014 Environmental Performance Summary

DESCRIPTION:AEP?s?2014 Environmental Performance Summary?highlights the diversification of AEP?s power generation portfolio along with investments in environmental controls that have resulted in environmental benefits. Since...

July 29, 2015 SAM Car Helps Smithsonian Honor Americans With Disabilities

DESCRIPTION:Last weekend was a memorable step for Arrow and our efforts to develop technology for disabled drivers. We were invited to display the?SAM Car?at The Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington,...

July 29, 2015 For Kids, Volunteering Can Be a Fun Play Date, on Friendship Day or Any Day

DESCRIPTION:?Volunteering can be fun. And you can make a difference just by going to the park and cleaning up," says 10 year-old actress Emmy Perry, best known for her role as Kitty in ?Wiener Dog Internationals? and currently...

July 29, 2015 Employee Recognition?s Incredible Influence on Workplace Satisfaction

DESCRIPTION:A strengthening U.S. economy and an improving job market suggest that the tide is shifting in favor of employees? giving them greater leverage to demand higher wages and a friendlier workplace or options so they can...

July 29, 2015 UPS Accelerates Progress Toward Sustainability Goals

Nearly Tripled Number of Miles Driven by Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology Fleet in 2014 DESCRIPTION:ATLANTA,?Ga., July 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ -?UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released its 13th annual Sustainability Report,...

July 29, 2015 Extending Open Call for Nominations: AA1000AS Working Group

DESCRIPTION:LONDON, July 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ -?The?Nominations Committee?has extended the open invitation period to serve on?the Working Group for the new version of the AA1000 Assurance Standard (AA1000AS)?till?12th?August...

July 29, 2015 Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability Report

Report Highlights Progress on Comprehensive 2020 Sustainability Goals with a Focus on Women, Water and Well-being DESCRIPTION:ATLANTA, July 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ ? The Coca-Cola Company today released its 12th annual...

July 29, 2015 Corporate Sustainability 2015: What is the Current State of Play?

DESCRIPTION:As NAEM prepares for its?2015 Sustainability Management Conference?in Minneapolis on August 4-5, we spoke with Program Director Mike Mahanna to learn about the current state of play inside of companies today.? GT:...

July 29, 2015 Five Things Health Charities Can Do To Help Companies

By Stephen Jordan DESCRIPTION:When ESI International recently polled 200 human resource managers and asked what keeps them up at night, a whopping 61 percent had the same answer ? ?rising health care costs.? This was by far their...

July 29, 2015 Sustainable Brands Relocates Brand Innovation Conference to Beaumont Windsor Estate

IKEA, Mondel?z, Kering, and Mars among companies confirmed to share purpose-led innovations at SB?15 London, Nov 16-18th DESCRIPTION:SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2015 ? Sustainable Brands? recently announced details for its...

July 29, 2015 Workplace360: Chengdu, China

DESCRIPTION:CBRE's Chengdu, China, office recently relocated and is among the company's first offices in China to adopt the open-office Workplace360 model. CBRE?s Workplace360 initiative ? led by CBRE?s Workplace Strategy group ?...

July 29, 2015 Irish Student Gets Her Heart Set on Research as an 2014 Amgen Scholar

DESCRIPTION:Both Orla Hennessy?s parents were successful medical doctors, but she wasn?t sure she wanted to follow in their footsteps ? especially her father?s. As an interventional cardiologist, he was often gone on 24-hour...

July 29, 2015 Winning COOL battle with the U.S. crucial to future of our ag industry

Medicine Hat News - But Alberta kept looking for solutions. At the same time Alberta was lobbying the U.S., we were also supporting the Canadian governmentâs challenges of COOL to the îWorld Trade Organizationî....

July 29, 2015 In favor of GMO labeling

lidtime.com - That would allow consumers to shop with confidence. This bill was backed by the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî and Monsanto. Opponents of the bill, including environmental and food activists and...

July 29, 2015 Hearing of Najib's application on suit against Tony Pua postponed

My sinchew - KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 (Bernama) -- The hearing of an application by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to expunge certain parts of the supporting affidavit filed by Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament...

July 29, 2015 European Stocks Extend Gains On Earnings

Realtime Business News - The îStoxxî Europe 600 is currently up 0.40 percent, extending Tuesday's 1.1 percent rally. Across Europe, France's CAC 40 is rising 0.2 percent and the U.K.'s FTSE 100 index is up nearly half...

July 29, 2015 Women group saves environment using biogas

Daily Monitor - Address issues The Shs750m grant was raised by UNDP from the îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) project to help the group strengthen climate change and early warning systems in the area. GEF is a...

July 29, 2015 Myriad of Greek Risks Means Money Managers in No Hurry to Return

Bloomberg - îAmundiî didnât buy Greek debt even after the nation reached a deal with its creditors this month as Greeceâs credit rating remains too low, Marie-Anne Allier, head of euro aggregate fixed...

July 29, 2015 Dirty Work

medium.com - Edible Insects: Future Prospects for Food and Feed Securityâ (îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, 2013) They stumble down from the compost heaps, a hundred feet up. They climb...

July 29, 2015 Say Goodbye to Coastlines: New Study Warns of Disastrous Sea Level Rise Within Decades

Alter Net - In 2005, I argued that ice sheets may be more vulnerable than the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) estimated, mainly because of effects of a warming ocean in speeding ice melt. In 2007, I...

July 29, 2015 Pakistan's poor record keeps it on human trafficking watchlist for second year: US report

The Express Tribune - Human trafficking as an industry is worth $150 billion annually, the îInternational Labour Organizationî says, of which one-third is the estimated contribution of the sex industry....

July 29, 2015 US dollar up as Fed expected to confirm rate hike this year

CountingPips - The euro weakened against the dollar. The îStoxxî Europe 600 gained 1.1% after Mondayâs 2.2% drop, Germanyâs DAX 30 rose 1.1%, Franceâs CAC 40 added 1%. Today no important economic...

July 29, 2015 European stock markets advance, Italcementi surges

Reuters - FTSEurofirst up 0.5 pct, Euro îSTOXXî up 0.4 pct LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong corporate results and bid activity including HeidelbergCement's move to take...

July 29, 2015 Carlyle meets 2Q profit forecasts

Yahoo Finance - WASHINGTON (AP) _ îThe Carlyle Groupî LP (CG) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $30.6 million. The Washington-based company said it had profit of 34 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted...

July 29, 2015 BUZZ-Barclays: To accelerate cost-cutting and asset sales

Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - from 70 percent in H1 ** Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) at their highest since January 2014, top performers on îStoxxî 600 Banks Index, in decent volumes...

July 29, 2015 How to Feed a Data-Hungry Public

Wall Street Journal - Mr. Genachowski is a managing director at îthe Carlyle Groupî and former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (2009-13). > 2553

July 29, 2015 Axtel Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Report

Mobility Techzone - Axtel (News - Alert), S.A.B. de C.V. ("AXTEL" or "the Company"), a leading Mexican fixed-line integrated telecommunications company, announced today its unaudited second quarter results ended June 30, 2015...

July 29, 2015 U.S. municipal bond investors stash cash ahead of expected rate rise

Reuters - "If you do get some of that scare, a dislocation in the market, we have the dry powder to redeploy," said Julio Bonilla, portfolio manager at îSchrodersî. "Every portfolio manager out there right now is very...

July 29, 2015 Rage against robocalls

Consumer Reports - âThe onus right now is on the consumer to navigate these complex problems,â says Delara Derakhshani, policy counsel at îConsumers Unionî, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports....

July 29, 2015 Commerzbank AG Index Cert. 31/12/49 (CAC 40)EU

Barron's - Real-time U.S. stock quotes reflect trades reported through Nasdaq only. International stock quotes are delayed as per exchange requirements. Indexes may be real-time or delayed; refer to time stamps on index quote...

July 29, 2015 Everything's starting to crash

The Business Insider - Overall the broader European markets are nowhere near their 2007 highs. Measured by the îStoxxî 50 (FEZ ETF), theyâre down 41% â even with the recent bounce! As for U.S. stocks, they...

July 29, 2015 Foreign insurers taking cautious look at Iran after nuclear deal

Arab News - Since sanctions were imposed, both insurance and reinsurance have largely been handled by domestic players in the $8 billion Iranian insurance market, said Mahesh Mistry, director of analytics at insurance ratings...

July 29, 2015 Business Takes a Decisive Leap: Breakthrough in Collaborating for Good

The Huffington Post - And in California, the îWorld Business Academy' Clean Energy Moonshotî is calling for new partnerships across government, business, science and civil society for an audacious, accelerated pathway...

July 29, 2015 Spain Congratulates Kazakhstan on WTO Accession

Latin American Herald Tribune - MADRID â Spain on Tuesday congratulated Kazakhstan on its accession to the îWorld Trade Organizationî as a full member. The Spanish Foreign Ministry welcomed the Eurasian country...

July 29, 2015 Aerodays Is Scheduled In The U.K. For The First Time

Aero-News Network - Greening of Aviation: The 1999 îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) study found that if aircraft carbon emissions continue to rise they could contribute up to 15 per cent of global...

July 29, 2015 MACC panels urges for investigation without interference

theSundaily - PETALING JAYA: The independent oversight panels of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has urged for the on-going investigation on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) to be conducted in an...

July 29, 2015 Happy Meals With McNuggets Dominate Children's Advertising

Bloomberg - The average television-watching American child saw more than 1,000 ads for fast food last year, and thereâs a very good chance at least one of them was for a Happy Meal. The Happy Meal was also the most commonly...

July 29, 2015 Financial Consultant Urges Investors To Dump Carlyle Fund

Hedgeco.net - New York (HedgeCo.net) â îThe Carlyle Groupî is one of the largest alternative investment firms in the world, but the Washington D.C. based firm may not be as big if investors listen to a noted...

July 29, 2015 New MPAA-Mississippi e-mail showcases anti-Google media attack plan

Ars Technica - It's a six-step plan, which begins with a call to several Google attorneys. It proceeds as follows: A session at the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî (NAAG) summer meeting in which Hood's...

July 29, 2015 China stocks slump may drag on plans for bond connect scheme-sources

Reuters - A spokeswoman for the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA), which oversees the Hong Kong bond market, said the HKMA could not comment because the bond connect proposal was in a preliminary stages. The...

July 29, 2015 President Obama Visits Ethiopia's Faffa Food Share Company, Highlighting Innovative Alliance with Partners in Food Solutions and TechnoServe

CSR Wire - MINNEAPOLIS, Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - As part of the first visit by a sitting U.S. president to Ethiopia, President Obama visited the Ethiopian food company, Faffa Food Share, highlighting a unique public-private...

July 29, 2015 AFMA elects Steve Harker as chair, beefs up ethics code

WA today - Steve Harker, The îAustralianî Financial Markets Association's new chairman ... group executive for institutional banking and markets. Hr Harker is also on the îFuture Fundî Board of Guardians...

July 29, 2015 Landmark 22nd Africa Oil Week building the oil and gas-LNG industry

MENAFN - Global Pacific & Partners hosts the 22nd Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream Conference 2015 in JV with ITE Group plc 26thâ 30th October Cape Town South Africa. This is a meeting with global reputation and one of...

July 29, 2015 1MDB probe should be free of interference, say MACC panels

The Star Online - PETALING JAYA: The investigation on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) should stay independent and free from interference, say the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) independent oversight...

July 29, 2015 Funding agreed for GloMEEP Project

portnews.ru - IMO, the îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement to allocate US$2.0 million to a two-year global maritime energy efficiency...

July 29, 2015 Esanda second round due Thursday

Australian Financial Review - Macquarie heads into Thursday's deadline as the bidder everyone is talking about, with plenty of people tipping the Australian bank to be too strong for îThe Carlyle Groupî and China's...

July 29, 2015 How the Legacy of Steve Jobs Could Haunt Apple

The Market Oracle - "Much like Disney, Apple's founder was the brand. He was their Mickey Mouse, he was their Betty Crocker," corporate governance expert Nell Minow of îGovernanceMetricsî International told Reuters....

July 29, 2015 Alberta Utilities Commission Releases Decision in MSA and TransAlta Case

Wallstreet online - TransAlta has been selected by Sustainalytics as one of Canada's Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009 and is recognized globally for its leadership on sustainability and corporate responsibility...

July 29, 2015 Pass The Potatoes! New 2010 Dietary Guidelines Support The Role Of Potatoes In A Healthy Diet

The Street - This research, completed by the University of California, Davis and the îNational Center for Food Safety and Technologyî, Illinois Institute of Technology, demonstrated it's not the elimination of certain...

July 29, 2015 Consuming calories like other cultures could cut the fat from your fanny

Lincoln Journal Star - Those average diet figures come from the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, which records publicly available statistics of the average number of calories per capita...

July 29, 2015 ABA Lawsuit: San Francisco Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Ordinances Violate Free Speech

Food Product Design - The First Amendment is often invoked in food and beverage cases challenging required disclosures, as is the case in a îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî lawsuit seeking to overturn Vermont's law...

July 29, 2015 Fitch Assigns 'BBB+' IFS Rating to Eagle Life Insurance Company

Insurance News Net - The following is from îFitch Ratingsî on July 24: îFitch Ratingsî has assigned an Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) of 'BBB+' to Eagle Life Insurance Company (Eagle Life), whose...

July 29, 2015 Investa's $2.45 billion portfolio is small fry for China's CIC

Australian Financial Review - The Australian Financial Review first reported on Monday night that the one of the world's biggest sovereign wealth funds, îChina Investment Corporationî International, had won the...

July 29, 2015 Gillibrand backs campus sexual assault bill

Times Union - The new legislation, dubbed the Campus îAccountabilityî and Safety Act, aims to create better resources for victims and increase responsibility for schools in their handling and reporting of sexual...

July 29, 2015 Students in Hong Kong warn of erosion in academic freedom

Richmond.com - "Despicable! Despicable!" the student protesters shouted as they formed a human barricade and demanded îaccountabilityî. More than 100 alumni gathered on campus until nearly midnight to show support....

July 29, 2015 Qatar- GCC issues $48.13bn sukuks, bonds

MENAFN - The two largest issues were the Euro-denominated bonds by îAabar Investmentsî each raising â1bn and having tenures of 5 and 7 years. During H1, 2015, 52 bonds and sukuk, representing total of 15.56bn,...

July 29, 2015 Earthport to launch Asia footprint from Singapore to cement presence in region

Market Watch - Its key investors WBifc, Oppenheimer, Henderson, îSchrodersî and Blackrock. How it works Earthportâs payment network provides a simple, cost-effective alternative to the traditional Correspondent...

July 29, 2015 Is your Android phone at risk from the Stagefright hack'

Yahoo Finance - A vice president of the mobile-security firm Zimperium recently revealed that 95 percent of all Android phone owners are vulnerable to malware attacks due to flaws in the media processing...

July 29, 2015 Mining & Community: Deep Impact Investing

DESCRIPTION:This article was originally published in the Summer 2015 RSF Quarterly. Chet Tchozewski has been involved in grassroots environmental philanthropy globally for more than 20 years as founder and director of Global...

July 29, 2015 Panel deciding whether to drop review of water sale

Great Falls Tribune - îThe Carlyle Groupîâs sale of Park Water Co. to Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. includes Missoulaâs Mountain Water Co. and two water systems in California. The city is asking the...

July 29, 2015 8 children hurt by falling tree outside California children's museum

FOX News - And at that point we got a headcount and ensured that we did have îaccountabilityî for all children, and that's really when the first responders, who did a fabulous job, arrived on scene." Museum marketing...

July 29, 2015 Police critics take to street

hpherald.com - The Campaign for Equitable Policing (CEP), a student-led organization encouraging îaccountabilityî and equitable policing practices in the University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD), is canvassing...

July 29, 2015 Experience pays: Longstanding UK managers outperforming rivals over all time frames

FE Trustnet - AXAâs Nigel Thomas (pictured), Investec's Alastair Mundy and îSchrodersîâ Andy Brough are some of the longstanding managers that have demonstrated the importance of experience when it comes...

July 29, 2015 Stop arbitrary deportations of Dominicans of Haitian descent, says UN

theguardian.com - The îUnited Nationsî Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent said the Dominican Republic also needed to address allegations that racial profiling was being used during the deportation...

July 29, 2015 FTSE up, early gains crimped, ahead of US rates call

Stock Market Wire - Other financials did well, too. Hargreaves Lansdown (HL.) gained 1.56% to 1171p, while îSchrodersî (SDR) added 0.9% to 3067.5p. Man Group (EMG), up 7.58% to 162.45p, has hiked FuM by 8% to $78.8bn...

July 29, 2015 China's forex reserves decline for 4th consecutive quarter

中æ¶çµå­æ¥ - On the other hand, the latest statistics from the People's Bank of China and the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî on July 17 showed...

July 29, 2015 Carlyle Group L.P. Q2 Profit Rises - Quick Facts

Realtime Business News - îThe Carlyle Groupî L.P. (CG) reported second quarter net income attributable to company of $30.6 million or $0.34 per share compared to $19.5 million or $0.27 per share, last year. Economic...

July 29, 2015 Walt Disney Co. Becomes First Studio to Limit Smoking Depictions to R-Rated Films Only

Broadway World - A coalition of investors, including As You Sow and faith-based shareholders Trinity Health and Sisters of St. Francis (part of the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî) have engaged with...

July 29, 2015 Investment Associate

Pensions & Investments - îAlaska Permanent Fund Corporationî (APFC) in Juneau seeks applicants for an Investment Associate position in our Private Markets group. The opportunity: The sovereign wealth fund manages...

July 29, 2015 The Reserve Bank of India and its Monetary Policy Stance

Fair Observer - The previous US president, George W. Bush, passed the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to buy îdistressed assetsî from banks; however, it did not jumpstart the economy. Financial institutions tried...

July 29, 2015 UAE's ADIA to buy $170m Irish property

Construction Week Online - RELATED ARTICLES: Abu Dhabi residential market grew 6% in Q2 2015 | UAE's Lulu Group to convert Scotland Yard to hotel | R Hotels picks contractor for $136.2 Dubai hotel îAbu Dhabi Investment...

July 29, 2015 Pearson in talks to sell 50% stake in Economist Group

Education Investor - The Economist Groupâs other key shareholders â the Cadburys, Rothschilds and îSchrodersî â have also been tipped as potential buyers. Pearson said in a statement: âPearson...

July 29, 2015 Video Highlights: All you need to know about Muhyiddin Yassin's media conference today

Astro Awani - Among the most prominent questions he was asked was if he regretted his vocal stand on the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) investigation, which is understood to be what cost him his Cabinet post....

July 29, 2015 Adept Technology Hires Vice President Of North American Sales For Fixed Robotics

The Street - He earned a B.S. in business administration from Arizona State University, and has served on industry standards committees for SEMI, the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) and the îNational Institute of...

July 29, 2015 Ellington Financial LLC Announces Release Date Of Second Quarter 2015 Earnings, Conference Call, And Investor Presentation

The Street - îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî, commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt, real property and mortgage-related derivatives. The Company also invests in corporate debt and...

July 29, 2015 Investa acquisition just another day at the office for CIC

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - It may be the biggest direct real estate transaction in Australia ever but îChina Investment Corporationîâs acquisition of the $2.45 billion Investa portfolio of office towers is just...

July 29, 2015 Will Multinational Companies Save the Poor'

Huffington Post UK - In the absence of private sector participation in îaccountabilityî discussions, I can see the risk of donor and civil society îaccountabilityî being prioritised over private sector...

July 29, 2015 Obama Admin Hints Plan to Leverage Iran Relationship to Help Stabilize Middle East

The Algemeiner - âI know that a Middle East that is on fire is going to be more manageable with this [nuclear] deal, and opens more potential for us to be able to try to deal with those fires,â including Syria, Yemen...

July 29, 2015 Cox Joins Churchill Asset Management as CRO

FIN Alternatives - He joins Churchill from îThe Carlyle Groupî, where he was a Principal and Chief Risk Officer of Carlyle GMS Finance. âWe are delighted that Chris is joining us. He was one of the original...

July 29, 2015 Central Banks Likely to Jump Into China Bond Market

Wall Street Journal - Hong Kongâs de facto central bank, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî, said it welcomes the change. âWe believe that the measure will help broaden investor base and promote market...

July 29, 2015 Helping farmers and buyers build mutually beneficial partnerships

fao.org - The legal guide is the result of a multi-year process spearheaded by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) in collaboration with the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the...

July 29, 2015 MH Gap Trainer

ReliefWeb - UNRWA is the îUnited Nationsî agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 4.6 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan,...

July 29, 2015 Worries rise over West African avian influenza

Agri-View - The îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî is calling for $20 million for avian-influenza prevention and response activities. Without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of avian...

July 29, 2015 RPT-Obamacare case to be turned against government on emissions rule

Reuters - Obama's Clean Power Plan to cut emissions from coal-fired power plants is expected to be finalized as early as next week, ahead of a crucial îUnited Nationsî climate change conference in Paris at the end of...

July 29, 2015 Neil Young goes on tour with pro-GMO labeling groups to promote new 'Monsanto Years' album

Natural News - The democracy of the United States is quickly eroding and devolving into an oligarchy, which is defined as a small group of "people" (Monsanto, the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî and, yes, even the...

July 29, 2015 Carbon-Trading Program Generates $1.3 Billion in U.S. Northeast

Bloomberg - Funding from the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî also created more than 14,000 new jobs in the Northeast and saved consumers $460 million in lower electric bills over the past three years, according...

July 29, 2015 Working with Indigenous Communities

DESCRIPTION:Between July 20 and 27, 2014, athletes and teams from 13 Canadian provinces and territories, and 13 regions around the U.S. converged on Regina, Saskatchewan, to compete in the North American Indigenous Games...

July 29, 2015 Chris Froome Leads Team Sky to Third Tour de France Victory

DESCRIPTION:When Team Sky's Chris Froome crossed the finish line on the Champs-?lys?es on Sunday, cementing a 72-second lead over his nearest competitor Nairo Quintana, he became the first Briton in history to win the Tour de...

July 29, 2015 Chinese Products Get New Duty Rates After WTO Ruling

Law 360 - Law360, New York (July 28, 2015, 8:03 PM ET) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce said Tuesday it is implementing recalculated antidumping duty rates on a host of products from China to bring them in line with findings...

July 29, 2015 Walker & Dunlop Announces Expansion of Seattle Office

The Business Journal - In recent years, Mr. Plenge has closed over $1 billion in loans for apartment and commercial property owners with îFannie Mae, Freddie Macî, life insurance companies, and commercial banks and...

July 29, 2015 Bill to kill $3M raises for Fannie, Freddie CEOs gains momentum

Housing Wire - A bill that would eliminate the proposed $3 million pay raises for the CEOs of îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî is now one step closer to becoming law, as the bill advanced past the markup...

July 29, 2015 Wall Street - Trimestrali Usa del 28 luglio con Ford, Merck, Pfizer, Ups

Reuters Italia - 28 luglio (Reuters) - Di seguito, le società comprese nell'indice S&P 500 che presenteranno oggi i risultati del trimestre: ORA SOCIETA' E PERIODO SIMBOLO AMC Q2 2015 Aflac AFL AMC Q2 2015...

July 29, 2015 Sidley Continues L.A. Expansion With Addition of Top Trial Lawyer and Leading Consumer Protection Partner

TMCnet.com - Friedman, former senior counsel for the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî, are joining the firm as partners. Mr. Hummel will be a member of Sidley's litigation practice and serve as a co-leader...

July 29, 2015 Country Director - Chad

ReliefWeb - Lead on the implementation of the HAP îaccountabilityî plan for Concern Chad. Risk Management & Financial îAccountabilityî: · Ensure that there is optimal use of financial...

July 29, 2015 UN counter-terrorism meeting kicks off in Madrid

MENAFN - (MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) A special meeting of the îUnited Nationsî Counter-Terrorism Committee kicked off here Tuesday to seek ways on preventing people from travelling to countries such as...

July 29, 2015 The Great GMO Debate Goes to Washington

modernfarmer.com - Similar initiatives are being considered in several other states. Industry groups, including the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Snack Food...

July 29, 2015 ABA Lawsuit: San Francisco Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Ordinances Violate Free Speech

Food Product Design - The First Amendment is often invoked in food and beverage cases challenging required disclosures, as is the case in a îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî lawsuit seeking to overturn Vermont's law...

July 29, 2015 SouthGobi Resources : says CITIC Merchant halts shares subscription

4 Traders - In accordance with the terms of the deferral and the îChina Investment Corporationî (CIC) convertible debenture the payment date is subject to a three day cure period which expires on 27 July. SouthGobi is...

July 29, 2015 UK police drop probe into brokerage firm: sources

Business Spectator - For years, Tradition brokers spent tens of thousands of dollars trying to impress current and prospective clients, in particular officials connected to the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, according...

July 29, 2015 FDA Listens to the Science, Proposes Daily Value for Added Sugars

Union of Concerned Scientists - This is a victory for consumers, for the public health community, and for science, say experts at the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS). Below is a statement from Pallavi Phartiyal,...

July 29, 2015 Teacher pension liabilities driving up school costs, cutting take home pay

Merced Sun-Star - Last year, school districts paid 8.9 percent of teacher salaries into îCalSTRSî. That rises to 10.7 percent this year and 12.6 percent for 2016-17, then stair-steps up to 19.1 percent in 2020-21,...

July 29, 2015 Genetically Modified Rice That Wouldn't Contribute Much To Global Greenhouse Emission

chinatopix.com - Methane in the atmosphere traps the heat contributing to global greenhouse emission about 84 times stronger than carbon di oxide, according to îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî. The...

July 29, 2015 Bill introduced to repeal meat labeling

KPC News - It also applies to fish, shellfish, fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables and certain nuts. The îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) in May rejected an appeal by the United States of the international trade...

July 29, 2015 Study: DC is sinking

KPLC TV - Combine the sinking, known as subsidence, with global warming, and DC could be in real trouble. The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî predicts a global rise in sea levels of one to three feet by...

July 29, 2015 Food safety topics up for debate at IAFP annual meeting

fooddive.com - Jennifer McEntire, the vice president of science operations at the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, said earlier this year that the food supply is actually safer than ever before, despite several...

July 29, 2015 The Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister has met the Chinese Ambassador to Georgia

The FINANCIAL - Davit Jalagania and Bin Yue discussed the issues regarding the participation of Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and the governmental delegation in the îWorld Economic Forumî (known as the...

July 29, 2015 U.S. and NATO Fear Greek Fifth Column to Aid Russia

CATO Institute - âYou do not want Europe to have to deal with a Greece that is a member of NATO but which all of a sudden hates the West and is cozying up to Russia,â warned Sebastian Mallaby of the îCouncil on...

July 29, 2015 The CFR Proposes a New Grand Strategy Towards China

Indy Bay - Background: The CFR and its Grand Strategy China Report: The îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî (CFR) is the think tank of monopoly-finance capital, Wall Streetâs think tank. It is also a membership...

July 29, 2015 Update: Barclays Africa to acquire Egypt, Zim ops from Parent company

biznews.com - Maria Ramos Barclays Africa CEO. Copyright îWorld Economic Forumî www.weforum.org / Eric Miller [email protected] Maria Ramos, Chief Executive of Barclays Africa Group Limited says: âOur growth...

July 29, 2015 MBA CEO David Stevens Blasts U.S. Senate Plan to Tax Homebuyers

worldpropertyjournal.com - Stevens, issued the following statement last week upon learning that the U.S. Senate's transportation funding bill would extend an increase of îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî's...

July 29, 2015 Even Without Drastic Predictions, Coasts Are In Danger

Forbes - A new paper by prominent climate scientist James Hansen and colleagues says even a moderate increase in global temperatures could lead to much greater sea level rise than the most recent îIntergovernmental Panel on...

July 29, 2015 European shares rebound on corporate results and takeover activity

Business Recorder - The index had tumbled in the last five sessions and touched a two-week low on Monday. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro îSTOXXî 50 index rose 1.2 percent. Both the FTSEurofirst and the Euro...

July 29, 2015 Study: Washington DC sinks into the sea

Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company - A sinking capital could be problematic enough, but climate change adds to the concerns. The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî predicts a rise in the global sea level...

July 29, 2015 SOMALIA: Hassan Shiekh and Kay to co-host high level partnership in Mogadishu

RBC Radio - HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of âªâSomalia and Nicholas Kay, Special Representative of the îUnited Nationsî Secretary General to Somalia will tomorrow...

July 29, 2015 Will GMO labeling make a difference'

Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company - Vermontâs law has been challenged in court by the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî and other groups. Proponents of the House bill, now headed for the Senate, argue...

July 29, 2015 IMO Signs Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project

maritimeprofessional.com - International Maritime Organization (IMO) the îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement to allocate US$2.0 million to a...

July 29, 2015 Kazakhstan's WTO Commitments Will Also Apply to EEU

The Diplomat - It took nearly 20 years, but this week the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) formally approved Kazakhstanâs membership. Uniquely, Kazakhstanâs commitments will also bind Eurasian Economic...

July 29, 2015 Peugeot motors higher as European stock markets advance

Reuters - The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index and the euro zone's blue-chip Euro îSTOXXî 50 index both advanced by 0.6 percent. Peugeot was among the best performers on the FTSEurofirst, rising 5 percent after it...

July 29, 2015 Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Corn Belt Underestimated

reportingclimatescience.com - The findings suggest that nitrous oxide emissions from rivers have been underestimated by the IPCC (îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî) by as much as nine-fold. By properly...

July 29, 2015 Brian Haase Returns to Safeware as Business Development Manager

Consumer Electronics Net - His career expanded to the retail consumer electronics industry when he joined îAssurantî Solutions in 2005. Haase shared that, Its an honor to be back with Safeware. Im so proud of the...

July 29, 2015 Candy labeling: NCA says added sugar values may cause 'confusion'; backs voluntary GMO labels

Confectionary News - For GMO labeling, the NCA is part of a broader collation led by the by the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî. âWe will continue to advocate with our food industry colleagues for a federal...

July 29, 2015 Capital One Financial : Fitch: Restructuring Charges Impact Capital One's 2Q15 Results

4 Traders - The following is from îFitch Ratingsî on July 24: Capital One Financial Corp.'s (COF) second quarter 2015 (2Q15) earnings of $830 million were significantly impacted by a $147 million restructuring charge,...

July 29, 2015 Konica Minolta Continues ECM Expansion

GlobeNewswire - Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta...

July 29, 2015 HanesBrands Sets Date for Second-Quarter 2015 Earnings Announcement and Investor Conference Call

The Wall Street Transcript - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(îBUSINESS WIREî)--Jul. 22, 2015-- HanesBrands (NYSE ... More information about the company and its îcorporate social responsibilityî initiatives,...

July 29, 2015 Star Parker: Trump Is A Brick Through GOP's Window

Investors Business Daily - They could have dealt with îFannie Mae, Freddie Macî, the Department of Housing and Urban Development â government programs that use taxpayers' money to subsidize the purchase of...

July 29, 2015 M&A, Earnings Spur Second Day of Advances in European Equities

Bloomberg - Italcementi SpA surged 50 percent as HeidelbergCement AG will buy it. The German company lost 4.2 percent. The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index gained 0.7 percent to 392.54 at 8:18 a.m. in London. It climbed for...

July 29, 2015 5 reasons farmers grow thirsty crops in dry climates

Lodi News-Sentinel Lodinews.com - according to a report by îCeresî, a nonprofit organization devoted to mobilizing business leadership on food-chain îsustainabilityî. The amount of water used to irrigate...

July 29, 2015 Art Harun: Oath calls for allegiance to country, not leaders

freemalaysiatoday.com - PETALING JAYA: Commenting on the swearing-in ceremony of new ministers to the Cabinet this morning, lawyer and social activist Azhar Harun said many ministers in Malaysia had to be reminded that they swore...

July 29, 2015 Triple Canopy Achieves PSC.1 Certification

GlobeNewswire - The certificate was issued by îIntertekî Certification Limited, accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to provide ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 certification. The certification is valid...

July 29, 2015 From Manchester City to Adnoc: Law firm Shearman & Sterling has grown into heart of UAE business

The National - work with Masdar and the îInternational Petroleum Investment Companyî; advice on investment in the space venture Virgin Galactic; and a key role in the deal that brought the English football club...

July 29, 2015 WEFTEC 2015 preview

Water Technology Online - The water world will gather in Chicago in September for the îWater Environment Federationî Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC). Following the industry trend of considering all water as an...

July 29, 2015 The Definitive Guide to Banking Panel's Voting Marathon

American Banker Online - The House Financial Services Committee tackled several key bills including ones targeting Operation Choke Point, executive compensation at îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî, small...

July 29, 2015 UK economy 'back on track'

Money Observer - Azad Zangana, senior European economist at îSchrodersî, echoes Redwood's sentiments: 'Overall, the latest GDP figures suggest that the economy is performing strongly and should continue to create more...

July 29, 2015 Frank Cagle: Corker may regret stance on Iran deal

Knoxville News Sentinel - The deal has already been sent to the îUnited Nationsî Security Council, which approved it, giving Congress 90 days before it goes into effect. The European Union has already signed off on...

July 29, 2015 Walmart Follows Green Push With Products By Women-Owned Brands

brandchannel - To determine sustainability leaders, Walmart is said to evaluate its suppliers based on a survey developed by the îSustainability Consortiumî. While consumers may not take time to figure out what makes...

July 29, 2015 Can the TPP Launch a New Era of Governance for Digital Commerce'

Council on Foreign Relations - The importance of digital technologies to trade has grown without multilateral rules keeping pace. The îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) is the main source of multilateral trade...

July 29, 2015 The Growing Fight Over Food Labelling

National Journal - The Canadian and Mexican governments reacted to the law by taking a case to the îWorld Trade Organizationî that the U.S. law discriminated against Canadian and Mexican cattle and hog producers...

July 29, 2015 Senior IT Service Manager

ReliefWeb - For more than 25 years, îConservation Internationalî has been protecting nature for the benefit of everyone on Earth. But weâre not a run-of-the-mill environmental organization. Weâre more like...

July 29, 2015 Airwheel balance electric scooter: Contribute to Environmental Protection

Broadcast Newsroom - According to the 2015 Global Risks issued by îWorld Economic Forumî, one of the major environmental risks is extreme weather events which are caused by severe environmental problems. In order to...

July 29, 2015 Group that hacked Anthem shared weaponized 0-days with rival attackers

Ars Technica - Specifically, CVE-2012-4792 was also used in late 2012 by a different group to compromise the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî website. Similarly, in February 2014, CVE-2014-0322 was exploited to infect...

July 29, 2015 Antibody found that fight MERS coronavirus

Medical Xpress - The fact that it took only 4 mo from the initial screening of B cells derived from a îconvalescentî patient for the development of a stable chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell line producing neutralizing...

July 29, 2015 Oshiomhole: primitive looting reigned under Jonathan

The Nation - He said: âWhat is obvious is that so much money was diverted and unaccounted for from government treasury, not just from îExcess Crude Accountî (ECA ... âYou remember when the former Central...

July 29, 2015 ETF Chart of the Day: Steady and Dependable Mortgage-Backed Securities

ETF Trends Setting The Pace - Fund literature states when making the case for MBB that it grants â1) Exposure to broad range of U.S. mortgage-backed bonds including those issued by government sponsored enterprises such as...

July 29, 2015 European stocks step up as investors wait for Fed

stream.marketwatch.com - The îStoxxî Europe 600 was up 0.3% to 391.09, with only the industrial sector titling toward a minor pullback. The index on Tuesday rose 1.1%, partially recovering from a China-led global...

July 29, 2015 Malaysia shaken by political turbulences

4 Traders - Malaysia has lately caused negative headlines worldwide because of unprofitable and opaque investment practices of its state investment vehicle î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB). Allegations range from...

July 29, 2015 India bond bulls pin hopes on oil crash after late monsoon burst

Live Mint - DSP îBlackRock Investmentî Managers Pvt., the local venture of the worldâs largest money manager, and JPMorgan Asset Management India Pvt. say Julyâs 17% drop in Brent crude is a boost for the...

July 29, 2015 World's Most Dangerous Travel Destinations

The Street - NEW YORK (TheStreet) â Nigeria and Colombia have earned the unfortunate distinction of being named the two least safe countries to visit, in a recent report from the îWorld Economic Forumî. Nigeria,...

July 29, 2015 Emory's sustainability efforts explained in 'Committed to a green campus'

Emory News Center - It has led to an overhaul of Emoryâs dining program to offer more foods that are regionally grown, humanely raised, organic and îfair trade-certifiedî. One of the most dramatic...

July 29, 2015 Mitsui : to participate in Project to develop Rental Warehouses and Factories in Iskandar Malaysia

4 Traders - Asia's leading business space solutions provider and UEM Sunrise ("UEMS"), a flagship company for township and property development businesses of UEM Group which is wholly-owned by îKhazanah Nasional...

July 29, 2015 Panel deciding whether to drop review of Missoula water sale

Bozeman Daily Chronicle - îThe Carlyle Groupî's sale of Park Water Co. to Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. includes Missoula's Mountain Water Co. and two water systems in California. An attorney representing...

July 29, 2015 Kevin Pchola Joins G&S Business Communications as Vice President

Digital Journal - The agencyâs expertise in brand strategy, content strategy, creative, digital and social media, employee engagement, insights and analytics, media relations, and sustainability and îcorporate social...

July 29, 2015 JLL Reinforces Commitment to Global Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship

Yahoo Finance - JLL adheres to best practices reporting guidelines such as the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî, the International Integrated Reporting Council's IR Framework and the United Nations Global Compact. The...

July 29, 2015 Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide 30-Years of Vehicle Maintenance for the New Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Line in Toronto

Guru Focus - Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and North America Indices....

July 29, 2015 PM Reshuffles Malaysia Cabinet As Corruption Allegations Mount

establishmentpost.com - Prime Minister Najib has come under growing pressure in recent months over claims that huge sums of money had been siphoned off from state-owned development company î1Malaysia Development...

July 29, 2015 RPT-Default worries close bond market door to E&P names

Reuters - "Regulators are becoming more involved and more heavy-handed in their discussions with banks and their exposure to the energy sector," said Ken Monaghan, a high-yield portfolio manager at îAmundiî Smith...

July 29, 2015 JBA Business Corner: Pennybyrn changes care focus and changes lives for the better

Jamestown News - Partly inspired by the support and kindness shown to them by the American soldiers in Europe during World War II, the Sisters traveled to America and in 1947 began operating Maryfield, a 22-bed...

July 29, 2015 Police Officer Job - City of West Wendover - West Wendover, Nevada

Police one.com - $15,000 life insurance; 11 paid holidays per year; longevity pay; merit pay, uniform allowance; shift differential and participation in îNevada Public Employees Retirement Systemî (PERS). > 1862

July 29, 2015 Indiana Solar Array Contract Announced

Environmental Protection - which is an operating unit of îAmerican Electric Powerî. The project site is in Marion, Ind., adjacent to the utility's Deer Creek substation. The groundbreaking ceremony took place July 24....

July 29, 2015 For 50 years Republicans have opposed treaties that brought peace with Russia

Fabius Maximus - Unfortunately these simple but false stories from ideologues drown out voices from actual experts. Micah Zenko of the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî explained at Defense One: âWhen a politician,...

July 29, 2015 Carlyle closes 3.5 billion euro European buyout fund

4 Traders - U.S. private equity group Carlyle (>> îThe Carlyle Groupî LP) has closed its fourth European buyout fund, sticking to a so-called hard cap of 3.5 billion euros ($3.87 billion) after attracting far...

July 29, 2015 Verisk Analytics, Inc., Reports Second-Quarter 2015 Financial Results

NASDAQ - Energy and specialized markets category organic revenue grew 6.0%. Including the recently acquired Wood Mackenzie and îMaplecroftî businesses, growth was 198.6%. Risk Assessment segment revenue grew 6.0% in...

July 29, 2015 Obama Visit Opens Chapter For Refreshing Times in Africa

Modern Ghana - In 2003, African countries led to the collapse of the îWorld Trade Organizationî talks in Cancun, Mexico when they walked out in protest against the refusal by Western countries to open their markets to...

July 29, 2015 The challenge of sustenance security

bangkokpost.com - The reasons for this grim forecast are troubling. According to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO), there is presently a sufficient amount of food in the world....

July 29, 2015 Muhyiddin has not tarnished party: Cheras Umno chief

AsiaOne - Muhyiddin, who has been a critic of î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), was dropped as deputy prime minister Tuesday, in a cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The sudden move...

July 29, 2015 Virgin Galactic crash 'caused by pilot error' says official investigation

Daily Telegraph - Virgin Galactic - owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group and îAabar Investmentsî PJS of Abu Dhabi - plans to fly passengers to altitudes more than 62 miles above Earth. Before the crash seats...

July 29, 2015 Removal of Malaysia's DPM and AG seen as 'acts of desperation': Analysts

Channel News Asia - Najib has come under growing pressure in recent months over claims that huge sums of money had been siphoned off from state-owned development company î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), which he...

July 29, 2015 Over 150 social entrepreneurs to compete for Social Entrepreneur of the Year India Award 2015

Economic Times - This award provides a platform for the winner to interact with leading global & Indian social entrepreneurs, build global networks and meet industry leaders at the îWorld Economic Forumî events....

July 29, 2015 Drone War PTSD, The Occupiers — 07/2

Uprising - îCorpwatchî Executive Director Pratap Chatterjee joins us to examine the little-known front lines of our remote-controlled wars. And, Michael Gould-Wartofsky discusses his book The Occupiers: The Making of...

July 29, 2015 Doing Service: It Opens the Heart and Fills the Soul

The Huffington Post - Steve discovered his passion for helping the elderly when his father became ill and was in a îconvalescentî home. A hard-driving businessman, Steve was surprised to find how joyous and fulfilled...

July 29, 2015 Nazarbayev Started New Tradition with Personal Attendance in WTO Ceremony

silkroadreporters.com - Kazakhstanâs President Nursultan Nazarbayev has started a new tradition through his personal involvement in the most recent session of the General Council of the îWorld Trade...

July 29, 2015 Kazakhstan's accession to WTO carries risks, Russian minister says

Azer News - Kazakhstan's accession to the îWorld Trade Organizationî carries risks, since the level of tariff protection for a number of items will be lower than those fixed by the Common Customs Tariff of the...

July 29, 2015 Mackinac Financial Corporation Reports Increased Earnings Momentum for Six Month and Second Quarter 2015 Results

marketwired.com - Mr. George, commenting on credit quality, stated, "Our credit quality îrisk metricsî and overall loan portfolio payment performance remains strong with no systemic issues within any segments of the...

July 29, 2015 UN officials seriously concerned by verdicts in trial of former members of Qadhafi regime

New Kerala - The verdicts in the trial of 37 Qadhafi regime officials, including against the former leader's son, Saif al-Islam Qadhafi, handed down today by the Tripoli Court of Assize, has drawn serous concern from senior...

July 29, 2015 GCC issues $48.13bn sukuks, bonds in H1

customstoday.com.pk - The two largest issues were the Euro-denominated bonds by îAabar Investmentsî each raising â¬1bn and having tenures of 5 and 7 years. During H1, 2015, 52 bonds and sukuk, representing...

July 29, 2015 Fed Appoints University Bank's President & CEO, Stephen Lange Ranzini, to Secure Payments Steering Committee

Market Watch - such as îConsumers Unionî, which publishes Consumer Reports magazine. Members of the Steering Committee were elected by separate industry segments, with the appointments confirmed by the Chair of the...

July 29, 2015 States Sue Over WOTUS

Heartlander Magazine - The lawsuits argues îEPAî has unlawfully expanded federal jurisdiction over state lands and îwaterî resources beyond the limits set by Congress under the Clean îWaterî...

July 29, 2015 Mildred Doris Hendrickson

Daily World - Mildred Doris Hendrickson, 93, a lifetime resident of the Harbor, died at Panorama City îConvalescentî Center, Lacey, Thursday, July 23, 2015. She was born in Hoquiam, Wash. on Aug. 17, 1921, the...

July 29, 2015 Early prevention key to China's fight against hepatitis

ECNS - Most patients were infected with the virus during childhood. In line with the theme of this year's World Hepatitis Day, Lei Zhenglong, Deputy Director of China's îCenter for Disease Controlî, says early...

July 29, 2015 Kansas Public Employees sets $75 million for TPG fund

Pensions & Investments - îKansas Public Employees Retirement Systemî, Topeka, committed up to $75 million to TPG Partners VII, a buyout fund, said spokeswoman Kristen Basso in an e-mail. The $16 billion pension...

July 29, 2015 Ebola Survivors Donate Plasma for Treatment of New cases in the Country

cp-africa.com - Dr. Sahr Moses Ngevao, the chief investigator of the Ebola îconvalescentî plasma study at the Ministry of Health, described it as a breakthrough in local research. âThis really...

July 29, 2015 BEN BOYCHUK: Californians deserve more than just clichés

The Press-Enterprise - Among the committeeâs recommendations: to form a committee to develop recommendations for a new academic performance îaccountabilityî system. The old system went out with the arrival of...

July 29, 2015 FDA and FTC to address key industry concerns at CRN Conference

drugstorenews.com - the association annuonced Monday. FDAâs Ted Elkin, director of the agencyâs Office of Analytics and Outreach, will discuss the role of the îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî...

July 29, 2015 Hartford CEO mentions brokers

Life Health Pro - See also: îAssurantî describes health market exit plans Hartford as a whole is reporting $413 million in net income for the second quarter on $4.7 billion in revenue, compared with a net loss of $467...

July 29, 2015 Tapinator Games Portfolio Reaches 100 Million Users

The Business Journal - Moreover, the OTC Market Group's OTC Link quotation system is not a stock exchange, and trading of securities on it is often more sporadic than trading of securities listed on the îNASDAQ Stock...

July 29, 2015 2015 International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI) Welcomes 50+ International Forensic DNA Experts

TMCnet.com - Internal Validation of the New CODIS Loci Industry leaders from the FBI (including the CODIS Unit), the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST), top research universities, public and...

July 29, 2015 Fitch Affirms Abu Dhabi's IPIC at 'AA'

Zawya - îFitch Ratingsî-Warsaw/London-28 July 2015: îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Abu Dhabi-based International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC 's ( IPIC) Long-term local and foreign currency Issuer...

July 29, 2015 PNAS Paper Details Efficacy of a Potent, Fully Human Antibody for the Treatment of MERS

Live-PR - Antonio Lanzavecchia, which Humabs has exclusively licensed from the IRB, it took only five weeks to functionally select, clone and sequence LCA60 from the initial screening of human B cells derived from a...

July 29, 2015 Bombardier RCS Division Selects Aras for Enterprise PLM

Virtual-Strategy Magazine - Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and are listed on the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and North America...

July 29, 2015 Buying America: The Many Astounding Ways You Can Express Your Values with Your Pocket Book

Alter Net - Would you choose a conventional tomato picked by well-treated workers than a local heirloom variety harvested by oppressed workers as the food writer and activist îEric Schlosserî declared he would' Or...

July 29, 2015 Rachel Joyce: my unexpected followup to The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

theguardian.com - My only experience of them had been visiting my grandmother in a îconvalescentî home when I was a teenager and my memory of it was entirely yellow. (Yellow walls, yellow skin, yellow eyes, yellow...

July 29, 2015 Singapore logistic firm enters US with US$4.55 billion deal

The Rakyat Post - The company last year teamed up with Singaporeâs sovereign wealth fund GIC to buy a US portfolio for US$8.1 billion from various companies affiliated with îthe Blackstone Groupî L.P., marking...

July 29, 2015 NIST launches its first data app challenge

fedscoop.com - The îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî generates a ton of research data on everything from identity management to electron physics and marine health. Now the agency is reaching out to the...

July 29, 2015 NIST, IAFF Sponsor Event Focusing on Firefighting Tactics and Technology

Fire Engineering - The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) are sponsoring an event at NIST on August 25, 2015. Topics include presentations...

July 29, 2015 ANALYSIS: Is Bernie Sanders the Perfect Oregon Presidential Candidate

golocalpdx.com - îthe Blackstone Groupî, and Morgan Stanley. Sanders' energy and campaign is focused on raising the issues relating to economic inequities in America. "Do we continue the 40-year decline of our middle...

July 29, 2015 Tech 9: This Week's Stories You Need to Read Right Now

Complex - British philosopher David Pearce has a plan called the Hedonistic Imperative. While it may sound like a never-ending Spring Break, the goal is to find a way to end all suffering on Earth, and not just for humans. One of...

July 29, 2015 Annie B. Waters

Baxley News-Banner - Annie B. Waters, 84, of Baxley, died Friday, July 17, 2015 at Twin Oaks îConvalescentî Center in Alma. Annie was born March 18, 1931 in Bacon County to the late Samuel Wells and the late Annie Mae...

July 29, 2015 Alliance Resource Partners Q2 Profit Declines; Raises Cash Distribution

Realtime Business News - will provide a full update to 2015 guidance to reflect consolidation of the White Oak Mine No. 1 and termination of the current coal royalty and surface facilities services agreements and the...

July 29, 2015 E Mortgage Management & Kevin Crichton Report on Housing Affordability -- a Critical Issue for All Homebuyers

Financial Content - The company offers products sponsored by îFannie Maeî (FNMA), îFreddie Macî (FHLMC), Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP), Federal Housing Administration (HUD-FHA), U.S. Department...

July 29, 2015 As an eBay power seller, Antique Attic invited to ring Nasdaq closing bell

Dothan Eagle - Not everybody gets invited to an all-expenses-paid trip to ring the closing bell for the îNasdaq Stock Marketî on their birthday. And unless you live in Dothan, itâs probably not every day you can...

July 29, 2015 EU Votes to Label Goods Made in Judea & Samaria in Latest Policy of Delegitimization

breakingisraelnews.com - The European îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî (ECFR), whose proposals frequently inform EU policy-making, published a report on Wednesday claiming that the EU is in violation of its own laws by...

July 29, 2015 Higher Interest Rates Pose Threat to $28 Billion Yieldco Market

Bloomberg - Higher rates may spark a âvicious cycleâ that limits the companies ability to acquire more assets, making them appear increasingly overvalued, Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg îNew Energy...

July 29, 2015 GLP to buy U.S. logistics portfolio for $4.55 billion

Reuters - The company last year teamed up with Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC [GIC.UL] to buy a U.S. portfolio for $8.1 billion from various companies affiliated with îthe Blackstone Groupî L.P. (BX.N), marking...

July 29, 2015 BUZZ-Tate & Lyle: relief rally on in-line numbers

Reuters - 2014 and May 2015 as Thomson Reuters Europe Food Processing Index rose about 5 pct over the same period ** Top performer on îStoxxî Europe 600 index (RM: aastha.agnihotri.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net) >...

July 29, 2015 Markaz examines trends in the GCC bonds & Sukuk primary market

CPI Financial - The two largest issues were the Euro-denominated bonds by îAabar Investmentsî each raising EUR1.0 billion ($1.12 billion) and having tenors of five and seven years. Currency Profile: US Dollar...

July 29, 2015 Consumers Put Robocall-Blocking Devices To The Test

The Consumerist - And to add your voice to the chorus of consumers calling on phone companies to give us easier access to call-blocking technology, you can join in îConsumers Unionîâs End Robocalls campaign. >...

July 29, 2015 Why are companies hiding their sustainable credentials'

Food Navigator - Only around half of total RSPO certified palm oil is sold as certified sustainable according to a report by the îInternational Institute for Sustainable Developmentî (IISD), while just 35% of cocoa...

July 29, 2015 Concrete Jungles: Biodiversity Of Big Cities

Worldcrunch - îConservation Internationalî's Patricia Bejarano says Colombia has barely begun to make the link between cities and biodiversity. "For a long time nobody paid attention in city planning to issues of...

July 29, 2015 Sasha Lilley

ithaca.com - Her career has taken her all over the globe and she has worked as a researcher for îCorpWatchî, reporting on the World Bank, labor struggles, and agribusiness. This evening will be highly educational and...

July 29, 2015 Form 6-K CREDIT SUISSE AG For: Jul 27

StreetInsider - You may receive less, and possibly significantly less, than the principal amount of your îinvestmentî at maturity or upon repurchase ... financial services providers and is part of the îCredit...

July 29, 2015 Lawmakers Ask DOL to Start Over on Fiduciary Rule

Think Advisor - But Barbara Roper, director of investor protection for the îConsumer Federation of Americaî, argued in her email to ThinkAdvisor that âthere is absolutely no reason for the DOL to restart this...

July 29, 2015 Kennard/Barrios benifit yard sale Aug. 8

The Ledger Independent - RIPLEY, Ohio | At PCP Champion Metalworks in Ripley, employees work all day making crutches, braces and îconvalescentî items to help those in need. When employees heard of the tragedy...

July 29, 2015 Here are 3 technology needs of smaller companies managing REO assets

Housing Wire - That is still true today. In fact, it may be more true today because the îdistressed assetsî we see now are more evenly distributed among the many REO sellers in the market. Most of these companies are...

July 29, 2015 Covered California 2016 Rates Will Increase by an Average of 4%

California Healthline - Consumer groups and health advocates applauded the rate increase announcement. Betsy Imholz of îConsumers Unionî said that "this relatively small jump means California made sound decisions in...

July 29, 2015 EU development banks' role to grow, says Fitch

Stock Market Wire - StockMarketWire.com - îFitch Ratingsî says the important policy roles of the 11 rated EU development banks mean that state sponsorship will continue and business opportunities will grow in most...

July 29, 2015 NIST to Host First App Challenge to Improve Data Access

Scientific Computing - Researchers looking for information on the properties of methane at high temperatures or the isotopic composition of an element know they can rely on standard reference data from the îNational...

July 29, 2015 Extreme weather: the new normal for Myanmar farmers

Myanmar Times - In its 2015 Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas, business risk analysis firm îMaplecroftî placed Myanmar 19th of 32 countries at âextreme riskâ to climate change over the next three...

July 29, 2015 European stock markets advance, Italcementi surges

Reuters - FTSEurofirst up 0.5 pct, Euro îSTOXXî up 0.4 pct LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong corporate results and bid activity including HeidelbergCement's move to take...

July 29, 2015 A Global Gold Rush Is Decimating South America's Tropical Forests

Alter Net - braving dangerous conditions and constantly at risk from accidents," according to International Labor Organization. "In Santa Filomena, the îInternational Labour Organizationî is working together with a...

July 29, 2015 Big data conglomerate dreams big on Silk Road

ECNS - The platform was among the pilot companies approved by the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî for cross-border e-commerce foreign exchange and payment. "Nigeria has a population of 140 million, and to...

July 29, 2015 Struggles Push IS to Look for Alliances

Voice of America - Max Abrahms, a member of the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî in the U.S., said other Islamic State enemies, including the Syrian al-Qaida offshoot Jabhat al-Nusra, influence IS strategy. âThe...

July 29, 2015 Spain congratulates Kazakhstan on WTO accession

Latino FOX News - Spain on Tuesday congratulated Kazakhstan on its accession to the îWorld Trade Organizationî as a full member. The Spanish Foreign Ministry welcomed the Eurasian country to the WTO and said it...

July 29, 2015 Trade Department sees electronics sector windfall from new WTO deal on IT products

interaksyon.com - MANILA â The Philippines expects its electronics exports to receive a boost from a new îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) deal that eliminates tariffs on information technology (IT) products....

July 29, 2015 Phone scammers posing as mainland Chinese officials cheat Hong Kong victims out of HK$85m in just 28 days

South China Morning Post - According to police, fraudsters claim to represent Beijingâs liaison office in Hong Kong, mainland Chinese police, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî, banks or courier providers in an...

July 29, 2015 Europe open: Equities rise on earnings boost, with Fed eyed

IFA Magazine - At 0910 BST, the benchmark îStoxxî Europe 600 was up 0.8%, Germanyâs DAX was 0.3% higher and Franceâs CAC 40 was up 0.7%. âA raft of positive corporate earnings this morning has...

July 29, 2015 NTSB Concludes Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo Flight Test Accident Investigation

SpaceRef - Virgin Galactic is the world's first commercial spaceline. Founded by Sir Richard Branson and owned by the Virgin Group and îAabar Investmentsî PJS, Virgin Galactic will transform access to space for the...

July 29, 2015 Childhood Teasing for Dark Skin Led This Chemist to Create Skin-Care Line

Atlanta Black Star - A rising star in the world of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), sheâs been honored by the îWorld Economic Forumî as a Young Global Leader and named one of...

July 29, 2015 MOVES-Barclays lays off heads of European ABS sales, trading and research - Bloomberg

Reuters - (bloom.bg/1gl8j6h) Benoit Vanpoperinghe, who traded îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî, Dipesh Mehta, an ABS analyst, are also leaving the bank, while Andrew Forester, an ABS trader, is moving to...

July 29, 2015 Nancy Kruse, Bret Thorn talk nonalcoholic beverage trends

Nation's Restaurant News - In May, Wendyâs introduced Honest Tropical Green Tea. It features îFair Trade Certifiedî organic green tea, îFair Trade Certifiedî organic can sugar, mango and pineapple...

July 29, 2015 Mountain Khakis Partners with Fair Trade USA on Responsible Manufacturing Program

Just Means Business Better - Mountain Khakis (MK), a leading mountain-inspired lifestyle apparel brand, just announced that it will offer îFair Trade Certifiedî⢠apparel beginning in Spring 2016. MK is...

July 29, 2015 Clinton Campaign Releases Horror Film Montage Of Climate-Denying Presidential Candidates

Think Progress - The U.N. îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî â which draws on the knowledge of almost 800 climate experts across the globe â says it is at least 95 percent likely that human...

July 29, 2015 PAC deputy chairman: Enough members to hear 1MDB

AsiaOne - The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will continue its hearing into î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) as there is enough quorum after the departure of four members to form the new Cabinet. PAC deputy...

July 29, 2015 Cyclosporiasis outbreaks tied to cilantro from Mexico: 5 things to know

Becker's Hospital Review - In the U.S., îfoodborneî outbreaks ... outbreaks of the îillnessî have occurred each year since 2012 in the U.S., including this year. So far in 2015, for instance, Texas has had...

July 29, 2015 The Edge chairman, publisher to be called up again: IGP

dailyexpress.com.my - Kuala Lumpur: The chairman of media group, The Edge, Datuk Tong Kooi Ong and its publisher, Ho Kay Tat will be called up again by the federal police to facilitate investigations into articles on...

July 29, 2015 Mid-2015 Restructuring Review: Europe And Emerging Markets

Law 360 - Prices of îdistressed assetsî have been high, and often, par lenders have decided... To view the full article, register now. > 1862

July 29, 2015 Drone Operators Experience PTSD As Remote-Controlled Wars Escalate

Uprising - GUEST: Pratap Chatterjee, executive director of îCorpWatchî and author of Halliburtonâs Army: How A Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War. He recently published an...

July 29, 2015 PVR Cinemas Plans to Install Dolby Atmos in 50 Screens in India

Mobility Techzone - The company acquired the Cinemax properties in 2012 and currently serves 60 million patrons across India. PVR has entered the îWorld Economic Forumî's List of Fastest-Growing Global Growth...

July 29, 2015 CLA sets out recommendations for more effective EU Birds and Habitats Directives

Farminguk - This means that the funding dedicated to this via the common agricultural policy must be maintained and effectively channelledâ The CLA set out its views to the consultation as part of the response of the...

July 29, 2015 Sales of distressed homes fall to 6-year low

Crain's Chicago Business - Because of the dropoff in foreclosures, "big investors have pulled back," Smith said. While institutional buyers like îthe Blackstone Groupî have moved on, Campbell said smaller investors...

July 29, 2015 New fuel price to boost UAE economy and reduce cars

Gulf News - îAbuî îDhabiî: The new fuel prices announced by the UAE Ministry ... Sachin Mohindra, a Portfolio Manager and senior vice-president of îInvest ADî said there will be some impact on...

July 29, 2015 Monetary Authority suspends Mo Wei for ten weeks

7th Space - Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî: The Monetary Authority (MA) has under section 58A(1) of the Banking Ordinance (Chapter 155 of the Laws of Hong...

July 29, 2015 The Fault in Our Tent: The Limit of Speech

Jewish Press - Silence became complicity which must never happen again. For its part, the îUnited Nationsî Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 16/18 whose goal is âCombating Intolerance, Negative...

July 29, 2015 SuperValu, Pfizer, Reynolds American, Masco and IPG are big market movers

Finance Yahoo - NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: NYSE SuperValu Inc., up 78 cents to $8.14 The grocery wholesaler...

July 29, 2015 City hires first sustainability coordinator

Sentry Mainely Medai LLC - She also has been a senior fellow in the Environmental Leadership Program, an alumna of the Institute of Civic Leadership, a member of the steering committee of the Northeast Campus...

July 29, 2015 Hamilton Underwriting Limited Hires Carvey as Head of Treaty

Insurance Journal - He has also held senior management positions at GE Frankona Re, Europe, and îFolksamî International Insurance. Carvey held âapproved personâ status from both the Prudential Regulation...

July 29, 2015 Stocks gain...Losses for Merck, Pfizer...Congress approves raising lending authority for largest SBA program

MYNorthwest.com - BERLIN (AP) -- The îWorld Trade Organizationî says Taiwan and Thailand have joined an agreement reached last week to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products. It's the WTO's first...

July 29, 2015 Nigeria: Recuperating Majek Fashek Speaks to Premium Times, Says "I'm Responding"

AllAfrica - In a brief telephone chat with our reporter on Monday, Majek sounded sober and îconvalescentî as he was able respond to a few questions with some level of coherence. Asked whether members of his family...

July 29, 2015 C.A.R. Opposes Tax on Home Buyers in Senate Highway Transportation Bill

Financial Content - LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is opposing a provision in the highway bill now being considered by the U.S. Senate that taxes home...

July 29, 2015 Hoeven, Stabenow add COOL cosponsors, speak on floor

tsln.com - and Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden, D-Ore. Including Hoeven and Stabenow, 13 senators are now sponsoring the bill, which is intended to address the îWorld Trade Organizationî ruling that...

July 29, 2015 China stocks slump may drag on plans for bond connect scheme-sources

Reuters - A spokeswoman for the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA), which oversees the Hong Kong bond market, said the HKMA could not comment because the bond connect proposal was in a preliminary stages. The...

July 29, 2015 BOAD plans to raise USD 500 million in international markets in the final quarter of 2015

africanbrains.net - These were addressed in relation to two recent events: obtaining an international quality rating and BOAD accreditation as a regional implementation agent of the îGlobal Environment Facilityî...

July 29, 2015 Mobile Devices and Health-Care Security

The Data Center Journal - According to Fred OâConnor at Network World, the matter of health care and security has garnered scrutiny from the U.S. îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST)....

July 29, 2015 DNR environmental arm to be shifted to unit intended to assist businesses

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Other îwaterî regulation functions would be housed with air regulation ... citing regulatory concerns with the îEPAî and the parent company's acquisition of Canadian coal...

July 29, 2015 Fitch Affirms & Withdraws RFC 2007-1's Ratings

Market Watch - Two of the CRELs (20.8%) have defaulted; three have been identified as Fitch loans of concern. îCommercial mortgage backed securitiesî (CMBS) represents 40.3% of the total collateral. In its June 2015...

July 29, 2015 Cisco Volunteers Build New Home for Texas Disaster Victims

by Beth Kolman DESCRIPTION:Employees from Cisco?s Richardson, Texas campus were pleased to attend a dedication on July 21 for the new owners of the?Habitat for Humanity house that Cisco funded?in West, Texas. You may remember...

July 29, 2015 Don Oberdorfer, 84, Top Diplomatic Reporter for Washington Post, Dies

New York Times - In an interview on Monday, Leslie H. Gelb, president emeritus of the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî and a former correspondent and columnist for The New York Times, called Mr. Oberdorfer âa...

July 29, 2015 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings Of Wright National Flood Insurance Company

The Street - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of "a-" of Wright National Flood Insurance Company (WNFIC) (San Antonio, TX). The outlook for both ratings is...

July 29, 2015 Regulators deciding whether to drop Missoula water sale review while court case is pending

The Republic - îThe Carlyle Groupî's sale of Park Water Co. to Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. includes Missoula's Mountain Water Co. and two water systems in California. The city is asking the Public Service...

July 29, 2015 Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. Reports Quarterly Financial And Operating Results; Increases Quarterly Cash Distribution 1.9% To $0.675 Per Unit

The Street - Excluding the results from our îpreferred equityî investments in White Oak, the 2015 Quarter and year-to-date financial results came in as we expected. As previously announced, we reached agreement to...

July 29, 2015 Pre-shipment inspections, brokers needed to remove trade barriers

Ekantipur - These are the measures a country should be able to implement to get technical assistance for infrastructure development and legal reforms from the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO). According to the MoCS,...

July 29, 2015 Is the world prepared to recommit on climate change'

Dhaka Tribune - He also noted the deep commitment of scientists to be part of the solution. This was evident during the four days as the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî gathered, compiled, and distributed...

July 29, 2015 RAIT Financial Trust: New 52-Week Low Set Today (RAS)

Financial News Network Online - The Trust originates secured and unsecured credit facilities including bridge and mezzanine loans, îpreferred equityî investments, trust preferred securities and subordinated debt for...

July 29, 2015 Schrader-Bridgeport Intl and Sensata Tech v. Wasica: Final Written Decision Finding Most Claims Anticipated IPR2014-00476

NATIONAL LAW REVIEW - Whatâs an Employer To Do' By: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. PTO Litigation Center Report â July 28, 2015 By: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C....

July 29, 2015 Unequal income a challenge

Fiji Times - During the îInternational Labour Organizationî and International Training Centre subregional workshop on child labour in Nadi, he explained the difficulties in addressing poverty inducing issues such as...

July 29, 2015 NAWG counters wheat glyphosate use accusations

Baking Business - Roundup has been on the market for more than 40 years. Monsanto has commissioned an independent review of the I.A.R.C. study by at least 10 experts provided by the Canadian division of îIntertekî...

July 29, 2015 Two Weeks Later, Neil Young Finally Removes His Music From Spotify

Variety - Albums removed include Youngâs most recent, âThe îMonsantoî Years,â as well as classics like the 1972 album âHarvestâ and the 1992 follow-up âHarvest Moon.â Young...

July 29, 2015 Earthport to launch Asia footprint from Singapore to cement presence in region

Yahoo Finance - Its key investors WBifc, Oppenheimer, Henderson, îSchrodersî and Blackrock. How it works Earthportâs payment network provides a simple, cost-effective alternative to the traditional Correspondent...

July 29, 2015 AI, Robotics Wonks Urge Autonomous Weapons Ban

TechNewsWorld - council manager of the îWorld Economic Forumî Global Agenda Council on AI and Robotics 2014-2016. The United Nations has spoken out against autonomous weapons, but the Heritage Foundation, a...

July 29, 2015 A.M. Best Revises Outlook to Stable for Castle Key Group Members

TMCnet.com - A.M. Best has revised the outlook to stable from negative and affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of B- (Fair) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "bb-" of the members of Castle Key Group (Castle Key)...

July 29, 2015 Widows Pay More for Car Insurance Than Married Women, Study Finds

blog.credit.com - according to a study by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî. The difference is especially notable among widowed drivers. Quotes from the six major U.S. insurers were an average of 14% higher for...

July 29, 2015 3 named to Chesterfield hospice board

The Cheraw Chronicle - She was then employed by Cheraw Health Care for two years as a certified nursing aide before working at Chesterfield îConvalescentî Center for 16 years in a variety of positions. She is a member...

July 29, 2015 GLP Makes Second US Buy Worth Billions

ALM Globe St - CHICAGOâLess than six months after closing on its $8.1-billion acquisition of îthe Blackstone Groupîâs IndCor industrial platform, Global Logistics Properties has made another US mega-deal....

July 29, 2015 Southern Africa: Water and Sanitation Co-Hosts SADC Water Week

AllAfrica - The South African Development Community (SADC) in partnership with South Africa's Department of Water and Sanitation, the South African Water Research Commission and the îGlobal Water Partnershipî Southern...

July 29, 2015 IGP: Action will be taken against NGO's encouraging people to call PM to resign

theSundaily - On Tuesday, Ambiga said the removal of Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal from the Cabinet smacked of a conspiracy linked with the debt-ridden...

July 29, 2015 Gender and race discrimination hurting New Zealand financially: Lawyer Mai Chen

Stuff - According to the Ministry for Women there was a gender pay gap of 9.9 per cent in 2014. New Zealand's ranking in the îWorld Economic Forumî gender pay gap list has dropped from 7th place in 2013 to 13th in...

July 29, 2015 Can the Ninja Kitchen System Pulse make dough'

homes.yahoo.com - Food choppers are handy for small food-prep tasks, like dicing vegetables, chopping nuts, and grating chunks of cheese. When it comes to kneading dough, however, we generally think of stand mixers or full-sized...

July 29, 2015 Niger Receives IFAD Financing to Support Family Farmers in the Regions of Maradi, Tahoua and Zinder

AllAfrica - The remaining funding comes from an $8 million grant from îGlobal Environment Facilityî, ongoing IFAD projects in the country to the value of $10.5 and a contribution of $11.1 million from beneficiaries....

July 29, 2015 The Former Prime Minister in Spain Who's Going Rogue

Yahoo News - And in Cuba or Bolivia, he could make some inroads, says José Ignacio Torreblanca, senior policy fellow at the European îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. âI can see him building bridges,...

July 29, 2015 Guest Post: Reevaluating U.S. Targeting Assistance to the Saudi-led Coalition in Yemen

Council on Foreign Relations - Samantha Andrews is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. As the United States provides targeting assistance to the Saudi-led Gulf...

July 29, 2015 How Dodd-Frank Ate The U.S. Economic Recovery

Investors Business Daily - For the record, Wallison isn't just another anonymous "expert" or media pundit. He was a member of the îFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commissionî and co-chair of the Financial Reform Task Force...

July 29, 2015 Washington, DC sinking fast, adding to threat of sea-level rise

Phys.org - "Six extra inches of water really matters in this part of the world," he saysâadding urgency to the models of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî that project roughly one to three or more...

July 29, 2015 Journey through the years: Butter shortages and book scandal

Sunraysia Daily - (31.7.1915) CABLEGRAMS: Some 150 Australian îconvalescentî soldiers and about 100 New Zealanders will attend a sacred service at St Paulâs on August 4. Three thousand attended a national...

July 29, 2015 More COOL legislation: Another attempt at staving off a trade war with the neighbors

Farm and Dairy - The new legislation follows the îWorld Trade Organizationîâs ruling that the United Statesâ mandatory country-of-origin labeling law for imported cuts of beef, chicken, and pork violates...

July 29, 2015 McGraw Hill Financial to buy SNL Financial for $2.23 billion

Live Mint - Bengaluru: McGraw Hill Financial Inc., parent of îStandard and Poorâsî ratings agency, said it would buy data company SNL Financial for about $2.23 billion, and its shares fell nearly 6%. McGraw...

July 29, 2015 HSBC GAM merges away North American equity fund

citywireglobal.com - îHSBC Global Asset Managementî has streamlined its US equity fund range by rolling a multi-alpha strategy into an existing passive product, Citywire has learned. The change, which took place on...

July 29, 2015 Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation

Trak.in - Rowe Price Associates, îQatar Investment Authorityî, DST Global, GIC, ICONIQ Capital and Tiger Global. Second Round Tiger Global 2010 USD 10 Million Third Round Tiger Global June 2011 USD 20 Million Fourth...

July 29, 2015 UN: Donbas death toll almost 7,000

worldbulletin.net - îUnited Nationsî High Commissioner for Human Rights Cécile Pouilly says nearly 7,000 people have died as a result of Russia's invasion of eastern Ukraine. "From the middle of April...

July 29, 2015 Fitch: Fourth Singapore Mobile - No Major Short-Term Impact

Cellular-News - The entry of a fourth mobile network operator (MNO) in Singapore should have only a limited impact on the mobile telecommunications sector in the short term, says îFitch Ratingsî. There is potential...

July 29, 2015 Muhyiddin denies working with Mahathir to attack Najib

Today - KUALA LUMPUR â Former Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today (July 29) denied working together with Dr Mahathir Mohamad to attack Prime Minister Najib Razak over issues such as î1Malaysia Development...

July 29, 2015 With Banks Pinched by Rescues, China's Central Bank Aids State Allies

Bloomberg - former head of the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeîâs international payment department. The move by the PBOC follows action taken in 2014, when it extended 1 trillion yuan in lending...

July 29, 2015 Kuwait- GCC Bonds, Sukuk Issues Total $48.13 Bln In H1, 2015

MENAFN - The two largest issues were the Eurodenominated bonds by îAabar Investmentsî each raising EUR1.0 billion (1.12 billion) and having tenors of 5 and 7 years. Currency Profile: US Dollar denominated issuances...

July 29, 2015 University of California CIO calls for more socially responsible investing

Pensions & Investments - He urged the asset owners to join a new group formed by UC and the NZ$30 billion ($19.7 billion) îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî, Auckland, among other investors, to help educate...

July 29, 2015 The Latest: Handler admits to a fascination with Dolezal

Yahoo News - There was îone waterî cooler story, however ... racism, technology and drugs. The îdocumentaryî series and a talk show will debut in 2016. The format for the latter is still being worked out....

July 29, 2015 New tuition insurance program protects students from unforseeable circumstances

USA Today College - âI donât think itâs a great economic value,â said Robert Hunter, an insurance director at the îConsumer Federation of Americaî, in the article. âbut if you are so...

July 29, 2015 Cerberus leads U.S. investors gobbling up Europe's bank loans

The Business Insider - Thomson ReutersSchwarzman, Chairman and CEO of îThe Blackstone Groupî, speaks during an interview with Bartiromo, on her Fox Business Network show; "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo" in New...

July 29, 2015 Scientists seek reassessment of cash crop plantations on CO2 emissions

Latino FOX News - The study, conducted at plantations in Indonesia, Cameroon and Peru, led scientists to recommend a revision and changes in the way the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, or IPCC, measures...

July 29, 2015 Two more Planned Parenthood docs angle to maximize profit from baby parts

Live Action News & Opinion - the Planned Parenthood abortionists in these videos display a îclear profitî motive, such as when Ginde said, âI think a per item thing works a little better, just because we can...

July 29, 2015 NTSB: Co-Pilot Error Blamed For Crash Of Virgin Galactic Spaceship

Sanfrancisco cbslocal - Virgin Galactic â owned by billionaire Richard Bransonâs Virgin Group and îAabar Investmentsî PJS of Abu Dhabi â has been proceeding with its plans for space flight and is now...

July 29, 2015 Marriage Cuts Car Insurance Costs

Claims Journal - Yet single, separated, and divorced people, and widows, often pay more for policies than married customers, according to a new study from the îConsumer Federation of Americaî(CFA). In the study, when...

July 29, 2015 Groups Demand Rejection of Anti-climate Provision in Customs Bill

eNews Park Forest - 350.org, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for International Environmental Law, Food & Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, îGreen Americaî, Greenpeace USA ... including at the World Trade...

July 29, 2015 European equities break losing streak

Financial Times - The Euro îStoxxî 600 closed up 1.1 per cent, led by basic resources companies. European luxury and capital goods companies, who are thought to be among those who would suffer the most from a Chinese...

July 29, 2015 Morning MoneyBeat Europe: Equities Stable Ahead of Fed

The Wall Street Journal - The îStoxxî Europe 600 added 0.6% early in the session, building on Tuesdayâs 1.1% gain. Chinaâs shares oscillated between gains and losses Wednesday as officials stepped up...

July 29, 2015 Oil and Gas Giants Call for Carbon Pricing

Environment News Service - They acknowledge the current trend of greenhouse gas emissions is in excess of what the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî says is needed to limit global temperature rise to no more...

July 29, 2015 Are Currency Hedged ETFs a Good Idea'

Investopedia - The Deutsche X-trackers îMSCIî Europe Hedged Equity (DBEU ... But this appreciation is not îsustainableî and will only lead to overvaluations. You might want to avoid considering...

July 29, 2015 Oman- Ministry of Manpower to organise International Labour Standards seminar

MENAFN - (MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The Ministry of Manpower (MoM) will organise a seminar on International Labour Standards on Monday in collaboration with the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO). The seminar is...

July 29, 2015 Fighting back against robocall scammers

CBS News - îConsumers Unionî, the magazineâs advocacy arm, is launching a new campaign to fight back. Tim Marvin, the grassroots organizer for îConsumers Unionî, joins âCBS This Morningâ...

July 29, 2015 The most important chart in investing: Why price is the biggest driver of future returns

FE Trustnet - And there is ⦠Source: îSchrodersî, Global Financial Data and Thomson Datastream, as at 30 June 2015. Based on UK equity market since 1927. This chart tells equity investors that, whatever...

July 29, 2015 College Endowments As Political Tools

Huffpost Live - MKTO Weighs In On Meek Mill's Ghostwriting Accusations Against Drake Pop duo MKTO weighs in on the Meek Mill-Drake ghostwriting beef. U.S. Airstrikes Kill Top Al-Qaeda Commander In Afghanistan The Pentagon has...

July 29, 2015 Aging infrastructure, energy independence among topics at 2015 Domenici Conference

Las Cruces Sun-News - Domenici, conference attendees will hear from Dana Christensen, deputy director of science and technology for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Amy Myers Jaffe, chair of the îWorld Economic...

July 29, 2015 Brown & Brown : A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Wright National Flood Insurance Company

4 Traders - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of âa-â of Wright National Flood Insurance Company (WNFIC) (San Antonio, TX). The outlook for both...

July 29, 2015 Hope rises for peaceful House

The Guardian - Nigeria - Gbajabiamila (Surulere1, APC, Lagos), also okayed the proposition on the premise that it would engender transparency and îaccountabilityî. House sets up committee to screen Service Chiefs Also...

July 29, 2015 Europe Equity-Index Futures Rise With Asia Stocks; Copper Gains

Yahoo Finance - Copper led gains in metals and New Zealandâs dollar climbed. Euro îStoxxî 50 Index futures added 0.3 percent by 7:14 a.m. in London and contracts on the FTSE 100 Index rose 0.4 percent. Futures...

July 29, 2015 Nation's capital sinking into the sea, study says

USA Today - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî predicts a rise in global sea level of 1 to 3 feet by 2100 because of global warming, the University of Vermont noted. Southeastern Virginia, especially...

July 29, 2015 Aerodays Is Scheduled In The U.K. For The First Time

Aero-News Network - Greening of Aviation: The 1999 îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) study found that if aircraft carbon emissions continue to rise they could contribute up to 15 per cent of global...

July 29, 2015 Can we save forests and produce palm oil' Scientists seek answer

Reuters - BARCELONA (îThomson Reutersî Foundation) - Despite promises by many big companies ... the next step will be to encourage governments to start using the system too, said Simon Lord, head of...

July 29, 2015 Hearing of Najib's application on suit against Tony Pua postponed

My sinchew - KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 (Bernama) -- The hearing of an application by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to expunge certain parts of the supporting affidavit filed by Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament...

July 29, 2015 Russian veto expected as Security Council votes on MH17

WINK News - îUNITED NATIONSî (AP) â Russia is expected on today to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a...

July 29, 2015 Banco Santander : Fitch Affirms Banco Santander Rio's VR at 'ccc' and IDR at 'CCC'

4 Traders - The following is from îFitch Ratingsî on July 24: îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Banco Santander Rio S.A.'s (Santander Rio) Viability Rating (VR) at 'ccc'. At the same time, Fitch affirmed...

July 29, 2015 Axtel Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Report

Mobility Techzone - Axtel (News - Alert), S.A.B. de C.V. ("AXTEL" or "the Company"), a leading Mexican fixed-line integrated telecommunications company, announced today its unaudited second quarter results ended June 30, 2015...

July 29, 2015 Barclays reports 25% rise in profits

The Independent - Philip Augar, former group managing director at îSchrodersî, told the BBC that Barclays was facing an identity crisis over the future of its investment bank. "Investment banking is volatile and it...

July 29, 2015 China's forex reserves decline for 4th consecutive quarter

中æ¶çµå­æ¥ - On the other hand, the latest statistics from the People's Bank of China and the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî on July 17 showed...

July 29, 2015 BIO World Congress sets new record for partnering meetings.

Thomasnet News - Director of Chemistry and Advanced Materials Industries & The Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies at the îWorld Economic Forumî. Educational programming included 300 speakers and 48...

July 29, 2015 2,799 retrenched MAS staff register with CDC

BORNEO POST online - It was set up by îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî to retrain, create jobs and relocate the retrenched MAS employees. The MAS Recovery Plan approved by the Cabinet on August 27, 1014 is expected to help...

July 29, 2015 NLC scam: Army authorities not cooperating, NAB tells Supreme Court

The Express Tribune - ISLAMABAD: Submitting another list of 29 mega scams before the Supreme Court, the National îAccountabilityî Bureau (NAB) said on Tuesday that military authorities were not cooperating in...

July 29, 2015 S. African govt minister presses for UNSC reform

MENAFN - (MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) African Union (AU) member states will continue to press for reforms at the îUnited Nationsî, especially at the UN Security Council (UNSC), South Africa's international...

July 29, 2015 European stock markets climb higher, Italcementi surges

Reuters - FTSEurofirst up 0.8 pct, Euro îSTOXXî up 0.7 pct LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - European shares climbed on Wednesday, lifted by strong corporate results and bid activity including a move HeidelbergCement to...

July 29, 2015 Global Markets Build on Gains

Wall Street Journal - The îStoxxî Europe 600 was 0.3% higher early in the session, building on Tuesdayâs 1.1% gain. In the U.S., futures contracts showed the S&P 500 opening flat having also rallied on...

July 29, 2015 Local bonds remain attractive to global investors

China Daily - Earlier this month, China opened its interbank bond market to foreign central banks, international financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds, a move îFitch Ratingsî said would boost demand for...

July 29, 2015 No impact on GKN ratings from Fokker deal, says Fitch

Stock Market Wire - StockMarketWire.com - îFitch Ratingsî says there is no immediate impact on GKN's long-term issuer default rating (BBB-/positive) from the announced £449m acquisition of aerospace...

July 29, 2015 Creditors to take control of Electrosteel Steels under new rule

Live Mint - Even so, the decision of lenders to take control of the company could be seen as a test case for the new îdistressed assetsî framework, said Ashvin Parekh, managing partner, Ashvin Parekh Advisory Services...

July 29, 2015 Najib Razak, Embattled Malaysian Premier, Reshuffles Cabinet, Sacks Deputy Prime Minister

HNGN - The Malaysian prime minister is under pressure over recent revelations that $700 million were transferred to his personal bank accounts from the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) fund. He also fired...

July 29, 2015 The Economist Races Against a Digital Tide

New York Times - Exor has said it wants to raise its stake. Rothschild family members own more than 20 percent, and they or other owners like the îSchrodersî or Cadburys might be interested in doing the same. A 5.6...

July 29, 2015 Chicago City Council coming to grips with big tax hike

Crain's Chicago Business - That, together with a July 27 decision by îFitch Ratingsî to strip the Chicago Board of Education of its investment-grade credit rating, are just the latest examples of budgetary gloom...

July 29, 2015 Myriad of Greek Risks Means Money Managers in No Hurry to Return

Yahoo Finance - îAmundiî îAmundiî didnât buy Greek debt even after the nation reached a deal with its creditors this month as Greeceâs credit rating remains too low, Marie-Anne Allier, head of...

July 29, 2015 Is Hillary Clinton's Solar Energy Goal for the US Workable'

MSN - Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeîâs Americas chief, Ethan Zindler, said the ambition was high, but within reach. He said âIt appears to be on the upper end but itâs entirely doable given the...

July 29, 2015 Arbor Realty Trust Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks (ABR)

Ticker Report - According to Zacks, âArbor Realty Trust is a specialized real estate finance company investing in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, îpreferred equityî, mortgage-related securities...

July 29, 2015 The Q&A: Sheila Olmstead

The Texas Tribune - Trib+îWaterî: Let's start by defining point source pollution and nonpoint source pollution. What do they mean, and how do they differ in terms of how much theyâre regulated by the...

July 29, 2015 In Latin America Startup Scene, Chile and Colombia Stand Out

The Latin Post - According to a report from the îWorld Economic Forumî (WEF) this year, Chile and Colombia's mix of ambition and innovation make the two countries' entrepreneurial cultures unique. For early-stage...

July 29, 2015 All The Single Ladies Paying More For Car Insurance'

The Street - The study, released this week by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî (CFA), found that insurers charged widows an average of 14 percent more for the minimum level of liability insurance required by the...

July 29, 2015 Car insurers ripped as 'inhumane' for raising rates on widows

Insurance News Net - Geico averaged a 29 percent increase, the research found. "Hiking rates on women whose husbands die seems both unfair and inhumane," said Stephen Brobeck, the îConsumer Federation of Americaî's...

July 29, 2015 Space-A flights expand for families of deployed troops

Military Times - service members on ordinary leave or îconvalescentî leave; and troops on permissive temporary duty orders for house hunting. Eligible dependents can sign up for space-A travel no earlier than 10 days...

July 29, 2015 Tiffany & Co. Releases Latest Sustainability Report

CSR Wire - The following highlights specific areas of the report, which align with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and îUnited Nationsî îGlobal Compactî reporting frameworks. Responsible Mining: In...

July 29, 2015 Nigeria expects further rise in reserves as NNPC moves more funds to CBN

Businessday - Domiciliary funds in Nigeriaâs banking industry have increased significantly to about 26 percent of total deposits from an average of 15 percent in 2008, according to Ratings agency, îStandard and...

July 29, 2015 IAFP 2015: Experts May Have Determined How Caramel Apples Caused That Listeria Outbreak

Food Safety News - In November 2014, health officials began investigating two concerning clusters of Listeria îinfectionsî that seemed to be related. The two strains of îbacteriaî had already ......

July 29, 2015 SuperValu and Pfizer are big market movers

CNBC - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: The grocery wholesaler may spin off its discount grocery store...

July 29, 2015 Aliquippa school superintendent looks for 'small victories' as fiscal problems loom large

Beaver County Times - "That being said, I look for small victories," he said. The school district's bond rating by îStandard and Poor'sî -- the rating service similar to Moody's the district uses -- slightly improved...

July 29, 2015 ADIA Names BlackRock Alum to In-House Equities Team

aiCIO - The worldâs second largest sovereign wealth fund has hired a noted Japan specialist. The îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî (ADIA) has appointed a former director of Japanese equites at BlackRock to...

July 29, 2015 A Leatherneck Summer: Ryan Ricketts

Western Illinois - The company I am doing my internship with is called îMonsantoî, and it is located in Monmouth (IL). îMonsantoî delivers agricultural products that support farmers all around the world....

July 29, 2015 AHRI, UNEP Agree on Global Qualification Program for Refrigerant Supply Chain

achrnews.com - ARLINGTON, Va. â The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî (UNEP) announced an agreement completed at a Side...

July 29, 2015 How the Trial of a Black Lives Matter Protester Could Become a Deep Dive into One Cop's Turbulent Past at the SPD

The Stranger - Mahoney, the city attorney's office wrote, then "lied" about the incident "in all three OPA [Office of Professional îAccountabilityî] interviews." He called Officer Sexton, the one who was allegedly...

July 29, 2015 Child rights and business: what's government got to do with it'

theguardian.com - âThe Department of Laborâs îBureau of International Labor Affairsî is actively engaged with companies that source garments from Bangladesh, electronics from Malaysia, and cocoa from West...

July 29, 2015 Food safety effort is falling short

Lexington Clipper Herald - Each year, îfoodborneî îillnessî strikes one in six Americans. As a result, says the U.S. Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention ... by the U.S. Food and Drug...

July 29, 2015 Stabilizing Markets: Is China Doing the Right Thing' - Presented by: The Aol. On Network

NASDAQ - 10:00AM ET - GlobeNewswire Stars of Bravo Mediaâs âMillion Dollar Listing San Franciscoâ to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Openi 10:00AM ET - GlobeNewswire Qlik (Nasdaq: QLIK) to Ring The...

July 29, 2015 Fossil fuels stay in state pension portfolio

Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company - Eric Becker, chief investment officer of îClean Yield Asset Managementî in Norwich, said the staff study on divestment was flawed. âThe exercise of evaluating the impact...

July 29, 2015 Form 8-K ALLIANCE RESOURCE PARTNE For: Jul 28

StreetInsider - Excluding the results from our îpreferred equityî investments in White Oak, the 2015 Quarter and year-to-date financial results came in as we expected. As previously announced, we reached agreement to...

July 29, 2015 A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes

New York Times - While countries, with varying degrees of diligence, typically patrol their own coastlines, few ever do so in international waters, even though îUnited Nationsî maritime regulations require them to...

July 29, 2015 Parasite Outbreak in Texas Traced to Mexican Grown Cilantro Tainted with Human Fecal Matter

Breitbart News - Mexican grown cilantro, contaminated by human fecal matter, caused over 200 cases of a parasitic îillnessî in Texas. This distrubing news comes in a statement from the Food and Drug Administration...

July 29, 2015 S&P revises Brazil's outlook to negative

The Huffington Post - SAO PAULO (AP) â Standard & Poor's Ratings Services says it is revising the outlook for Brazil's foreign-currency debt from stable to negative. The ratings agency says in a statement emailed on...

July 29, 2015 Consumer Reports Investigation Reveals How Hospitals Can Make Patients Sick - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

8 ABC kait8.com - îConsumers Unionî, a division of Consumer Reports, works for pro-consumer laws and regulations in Washington, D.C., the states, and in the marketplace. With more than eight million subscribers to its...

July 29, 2015 Catalyst Seeking Expedited Review Of U.S. Trade Action

The Street - Catalyst is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada and is ranked by îCorporate Knightsî magazine as one of the 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada. SOURCE Catalyst Paper Corporation > 1862

July 29, 2015 North Korea Hoping China Breaks with US Over Sanctions

Voice of America - North Koreaâs Ambassador to the îUnited Nationsî Jang Il Hun reiterated his countryâs position Tuesday that its nuclear weapons program is vital to protect national security and...

July 29, 2015 T3's Take 3: Markets Rally Back on Earnings Power

Minyanville - Option Strategist Doug Robertson executed a bear call spread on îMonsantoî (MON) and an iron condor on McDonald's (MCD) today. MON is under heavy pressure from critics and just posted a lackluster...

July 29, 2015 CIC Capital Officially Launched, Targets $100B In Total Capacity

chinamoneynetwork.com - Like our Facebook page and follow us now on Twitter @chinamoneypod. An overseas direct investment fund launched by îChina Investment Corporationî earlier this year has officially begun...

July 29, 2015 Is This High-Yielding Stock the Best Way to Invest in Wind'

The Motley Fool - According to Michael Lyon, Chief Financial Officer, the company will decide how to best finance development of the pipeline based on market conditions, but it's willing to consider corporate debt,...

July 29, 2015 Only 2% commuters use public transport in Indore, fewer are riding ibus: Survey

Times of India - on Tuesday with îWorld Business Council for Sustainable Developmentî (WBCSD). During the two-day workshop, experts will discuss sustainable mobility in the city. The survey found that 90 per cent...

July 29, 2015 UN committee agrees on nine principles for restructuring sovereign debts

MercoPress - A îUnited Nationsî committee, after six months work, on Tuesday, unanimously adopted a âhistoricâ report that establishes nine principles for restructuring sovereign debt, the committee's...

July 29, 2015 Global Stocks Rebound After Selloff

4 Traders - Shares slipped 4.2%. 06:01a NANTKWEST INC. (NASDAQ: NK) to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Closing Bell 07/27 BED BATH & BEYOND INC. (NASDAQ: BBBY) to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Opening...

July 29, 2015 Stench from Chicago so Bad, Fitch Finally Smells It

Safe Haven - I think we can count on that. On May 20, I spoke with Sean Egan at the îratingî agency îEgan-Jonesî how he would rate these bonds. His reply was "Deep Into Junk". For details, please see...

July 29, 2015 Athens area "veducators" step up to the plate with locally-grown health initiatives

Athens Banner-Herald - The movement reflects an over-burdened healthcare system that is hungry for change. According to the îCenter for Disease Controlî, nearly 40 percent of adults and 17 percent of children in the...

July 29, 2015 Sidley Continues L.A. Expansion With Addition of Top Trial Lawyer and Leading Consumer Protection Partner

Market Watch - Friedman, former senior counsel for the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî, are joining the firm as partners. Mr. Hummel will be a member of Sidleyâs litigation practice and serve as a...

July 29, 2015 Air strikes and clashes shatter Yemen truce

The Times of Israel - An international rights group, meanwhile, urged the îUnited Nationsî to investigate air strikes last week that killed scores of civilians, calling them an âapparent war crime.â The...

July 29, 2015 Petition to support mandatory labeling of ASOs filed at White House site

Examiner - He explained that every conversation he has had recently about the advantages of biotechnology keeps devolving to discussions of îMonsantoî and Roundup, even though îMonsantoî is not the largest...

July 29, 2015 S. Korea cruise ships to offer gambling, to foreigners-only

ggrasia.com - A number of financial analysts â including some at îFitch Ratingsî Inc â have said they are âcautiousâ about the prospects for South Koreaâs land-based casino sector if it...

July 29, 2015 How Marital Status Affects Your Car Insurance Bill

Yahoo Finance - New research released this week by the nonprofit îConsumer Federation of Americaî (CFA) shows that most major car insurance carriers vary their rates based on a driverâs marital status, with...

July 29, 2015 Stern Confirms Economic Case for Climate Action

climate-l.iisd.org - cleaner, quieter, more efficient, less congested, less polluted, more bio-diverse and so on." [Publication: Economic Development, Climate and Values: Making Policy] [îThe Climate Groupî Press...

July 29, 2015 Focus on Private Sector: Female suppliers drive profits

SciDev.Net - The îUNî îGlobal Compactî and îUNî Women announced last month that 1,000 companies have signed up to their Womenâs empowerment principles. [1] These seven principles,...

July 29, 2015 ADIA hires Kuroda

globalinvestormagazine.com - Sovereign wealth fund îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî (ADIA) has appointed Hisashi Kuroda as head of Japan, internal equities department, effective immediately Sovereign wealth fund...

July 29, 2015 Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation To Report Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

The Street - The Company also invests in residential mortgage-backed securities that are not guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or sponsored entity as well as îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî or CMBS, asset...

July 29, 2015 Libya: London court rules against Libya, millions to be paid in compensation

The North Africa Post - LAIP is a Malta-based subsidiary of the îLibyan Investment Authorityî. It is defending a $500 million claim by CMS over contractual breach after it terminated their contract six months before...

July 29, 2015 ADIA Appoints Hisashi Kuroda to Head Internal Japanese Desk

swfinstitute.org - The îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî (ADIA), one of the worldâs largest sovereign wealth funds, hired Hisashi Kuroda to lead its internal equities department for Japanese equities. [Content...

July 29, 2015 Marsh & McLennan results down for the quarter

Business Insurance - Marsh & McLennan's îMercerî L.L.C. benefits îconsultingî operation's revenue in the second quarter dropped 1.9% to $1.05 million, while revenue from its Oliver Wyman Group...

July 29, 2015 President Kaberuka Lauds Creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

AllAfrica - President Kaberuka also met Chinese authorities, as well as heads of Central Bank, Silk Road fund, Exim Bank, China Development Bank, îChina Investment Corporationî, among others. He gave a lecture on...

July 29, 2015 Maduell on CNBC: We Estimate Sovereign Wealth Funds Spent $14 Billion in Asset Manager Fees

swfinstitute.org - 63% of assets are invested directly. Recent direct deals include an investment consortium buying LeasePlan Corporation and the îChina Investment Corporationîâs bid for Investa Property Group....

July 29, 2015 Singapore's GIC comes as anchor investor in Syngene; IPO fully covered on day 2

VC Circle - Ltd. (formerly îGovernment of Singapore Investment Corporationî Pte Ltd.) is a private equity and venture capital firm with $100 billion assets under management. It provides leverage growth capital for...

July 29, 2015 La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec acquires shares of NAPEC Inc.

Market Watch - MONTRÃAL, Dec. 22, 2014 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("La Caisse") announced today that it has acquired on the TSX Venture...

July 29, 2015 Fitch Places Cigna's Ratings on Negative Watch

Insurance News Net - The following is from îFitch Ratingsî on July 24: îFitch Ratingsî has placed the ratings for Cigna Corp. (CI) on Rating Watch Negative following CI's announcement that it has entered...

July 29, 2015 Dominovas Energy Agrees to Terms for Financing

ENERGY INDUSTRY TODAY - Pyrenees Investments' services include, but are not limited to, capital placements in equity, îpreferred equityî, convertible equity, public offerings, follow-on offerings, asset-based lending,...

July 29, 2015 Raghuram Rajan to meet ARCs, PE firms, banks to discuss stressed assets

Live Mint - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan will meet with representatives of asset reconstruction companies (ARCs), private equity (PE) firms and banks on Wednesday to discuss ways to improve the management...

July 29, 2015 Takeda Included in the FTSE4Good Global Index for the 11th Consecutive Year

PharmiWeb - In addition to the FTSE4Good Global Index, Takeda is included in other benchmark SRI indices such as the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî Asia Pacific Index compiled by Dow Jones & Company of the United...

July 29, 2015 Kenya: Obama to Help Fight Graft

AllAfrica - Kenya also committed to, within six months, domesticate the îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî, a global standard to promote open and accountable management of natural resources "The...

July 29, 2015 California pension funds saw $100 billion gain in 2013-14

TheSacramento Bee - Overall, the stateâs funds had 82 percent of what they needed to cover obligations, up from 77 percent the previous year. îCalPERSî has pegged its level most recently at 77 percent. The...

July 29, 2015 Crude Palm Oil market under long liquidation, open interest drops 15.67%

Commodity Online - Malaysia palm oil exports slipped to 907,574 tons during July 1-20 compared to 1.07 million tons for the same period a month ago, Dow Jones reported citing data from îIntertekî, a private surveyor....

July 29, 2015 A.M. Best Comments on the Ratings of Members of the MedPro Group Following Announced Acquisition of PLICO, Inc.

Market Watch - OLDWICK, N.J., Jul 28, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has commented that the financial strength rating of A++ (Superior) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of âaa+â of the members of MedPro Group...

July 29, 2015 Drought, urbanization and climate: big business opportunities for long-term thinkers

theguardian.com - Resource scarcity is a major business challenge, but evolving market conditions mean companies that can adapt quickly could reap big profits > 1862

July 29, 2015 Exchange Fund Position at end-June 2015

7th Space - Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî: The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) today (July 29) published the unaudited financial position...

July 29, 2015 Top US general advises UN to improve peacekeeping

The Times of Israel - NEW YORK â Americaâs top general flew to New York on Tuesday to advise the îUnited Nationsî on how to improve its peacekeeping operations. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint...

July 29, 2015 Too politically correct to go after heroin kings'; Trump exits GOP 'clown car' stronger than others | Letter

New Jersey Online - Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton would be no better. While she was first lady of Arkansas, she worked for the Rose Law Firm, which counted GMO seed supplier îMonsantoî as a client....

July 29, 2015 SXSW Eco Lineup Grows

Austin Chronicle - Hot on the heels of major names for SXSW Interactive and SXSW Sports, now SXSW Eco, the environmentally responsible leading edge of the festival, has added more speakers to its roster, including a rare...

July 29, 2015 Bocchini, accuser attempt at mediation to settle sexual harassment complaint failed

The Trentonian - îMercerî County was on the hook for $3,208 ... The county refused, but not before îconsultingî with the state Attorney Generalâs Office, which has launched a criminal investigation...

July 29, 2015 SWF: Temasek rides China wave to near 20% return

ECR - The one that looks like the modern, accepted model of a sovereign wealth fund, with a carefully diversified allocation and a long-term time horizon, like an Adia or a Norges Bank, is îGovernment of Singapore...

July 29, 2015 Hong Kong-based wealth management firm becomes the latest institution to use OneSumX

Finextra - Notably, we recently acquired approval from the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî to establish a restricted license bank. As we establish operations and as part of our commitment to excellence, we have to...

July 29, 2015 Home Price Growth Continues to Moderate in May

RISMedia - The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the îStandard and Poorâsî/Case-Shiller recently released their respective home price indexes for May 2015. The House Price Index (HPI) data reported by...

July 29, 2015 Football: FIFA election for Blatter's successor on Feb 26

Focus Information Agency - "The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) is aware of this case and is monitoring the implication for banks," the HKMA said in a statement Thursday. "We are unable to discuss details of...

July 29, 2015 UAE Described as Pioneer in the Field of Renewable Energy

Inter Press Service - îUNITED NATIONSî, Jul 28 2015 (IPS) - When the government of Kenya hosted a U.N. Conference on New and Renewable Sources of Energy in Nairobi back in 1981, one of the conclusions at that meeting...

July 29, 2015 Allied World Assurance Co Holdings, AG. Downgraded by Zacks to Sell (AWH)

wkrb13.com - The principal operating subsidiaries of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd have A Excellent ratings from A.M. Best Company and A- ratings from îStandard and Poorâsî. â Zacks has also...

July 29, 2015 QIA JV to build 57-storey residential tower in London

Zawya - Canary Wharf Group, a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield Property Partners and the îQatar Investment Authorityî, has received planning approval to build a striking residential tower at its New Phase...

July 29, 2015 Richland County Council Agrees to Roll Call Voting

WLTX - "When we're dealing with $55 million general fund budget and millions more in hospitality tax we need to have a security system in place to make sure there is îaccountabilityî," says Councilman Rose. For...

July 29, 2015 FIDO Authentication Gains Momentum in US and European Financial Services

CNN Money - ING is currently the number one 'diversified financials' company in the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî Index. As their commitment to FIDO authentication illustrates, ING Bank is focused on empowering people...

July 29, 2015 Australia encouraged by UN support for criminal tribunal into Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash

Financial Express - Australia has said that it is encouraged by îUnited Nationsî Security Council support to set up an international criminal tribunal into the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in 2014. According...

July 29, 2015 The role of women in agriculture continues to expand

The edn Effingham Daily News - During college, she attained internships at Case New Holland (CNH) and îMonsantoî. After graduation, she worked for CNH, but now farms alongside her husband, father, and other family...

July 29, 2015 A.M. Best Announces Appointment of Gregson Carter as Managing Director, Analytics - EMEA

Market Watch - Carter has extensive experience in the insurance industry and credit analysis, including more than 20 years of rating agency experience gained at Standard & Poor's (1987-1995), A.M. Best Europe (1997-2001) and...

July 29, 2015 Standard Chartered restructures operations, targets $1.8b costs savings

The Guardian - Nigeria - Standard Chartered Plc said it has restructured its business units, which it described as âsimplification of its organisational structureâ, aimed at improving îaccountabilityî,...

July 29, 2015 Real extends losses as S&P revises Brazil outlook to negative

Forex Street - USD/BRL broke above 3.40 and peaked at 3.431 after the rating agency îStandard and Poorâsî lowered the sovereign credit outlook of Brazil from stable to negative. USD/BRL has been rising...

July 29, 2015 Moody : assigns Aa2 to Tacoma Metropolitan Park District, WA's G.O. bonds (Rating Action)

4 Traders - Please see the Credit Policy page on www.îmoodysî.com for a copy of this methodology. For ratings issued on a program, series or category/class of debt, this announcement provides certain regulatory...

July 29, 2015 Audit: More Than 23K Potentially Fake Addresses Of Health Care Providers In Medicare Program

The Washington Free Beacon - A recent audit from the Government îAccountabilityî Office (GAO) discovered more than 23,000 potentially fake or bad addresses of health care providers in the Medicare program. The report...

July 29, 2015 U.S. Steel joins trade complaints over cold-rolled steel; S&P revises Mylan creditwatch listing; CMU gets Defense grant extension

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - îStandard and Poorâsî revised its creditwatch listing on its ratings on Mylan to negative from developing following Teva Pharmaceutical Industriesâ decision Monday to drop its...

July 29, 2015 Fitch affirms Abu Dhabi's IPIC at 'AA'

Stock Market Wire - StockMarketWire.com - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Abu Dhabi-based International Petroleum Investment Co's long-term local and foreign currency issuer default ratings at 'AA' and short-term foreign...

July 29, 2015 India Ratings for Indian debt instruments - Jul 29

Reuters - Jul 29 Below are the ratings awarded by India Ratings and Research Private Ltd (India Ratings), formerly known as îFitch Ratingsî India for local debt instruments as of July 28, 2015. COMPANY INSTRUMENT...

July 29, 2015 Column: An ideal MPC for India

Financial Express - Again, we would recommend a 5-/7-year term. Regardless of which of our proposed structures is adopted, we want to emphasize that it is important that RBI have both the responsibility and...

July 29, 2015 Public service super costs on the rise

Sydney Morning Herald - Confirming the Productivity Commission's conclusion that private sector superannuation members manage their superannuation payouts wisely, îMercerî îConsultingî has attributed the...

July 29, 2015 Periodic Debt Limit Fights Are Messy, but May Help Prevent Long-Run Crisis

Townhall Finance - Congress eventually acquiesced. I thought it was a worthwhile fight, but not everyone agrees. The Government îAccountabilityî Office (GAO), for instance, recently released a report about that...

July 29, 2015 Texas Facing Major Climate Change Impacts, Study Finds

Source: Texas Tribune

Texas probably will see a sharp increase in heat-related deaths and coastal storm-related losses in the coming decades if nothing is done to mitigate a changing climate, according to a new study commissioned by a bipartisan group...

July 29, 2015 How the UN’s latest initiative could end the water crisis in 15 years

Source: Eco-Business

The troubling state of the world’s water security has come into clear focus over the last decade, and the challenge is urgent. Scientists forecast some 1.8 billion people will live with water scarcity by 2025. Pakistan for...

July 29, 2015 CPA Canada Examines Sustainability Reporting

Source: Accounting Today

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada organization has published a new study on the evolving corporate reporting landscape, focusing particularly on sustainability issues.

July 29, 2015 Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report Says

Source: AP

Health care spending will outpace the nation's overall economic growth over the next decade, the government forecast on Tuesday, highlighting a challenge for the next president, not to mention taxpayers, businesses and individual...

July 29, 2015 Can we save forests and produce palm oil? Scientists seek answer

Source: Reuters

Despite promises by many big companies that produce, trade and use palm oil to clean up their supply chains, complaints are still pouring in over the conversion of forests into plantations from West Africa to Southeast Asia,...

July 29, 2015 BP is making the best of a bad situation

Source: Reuters

BP is making the best of a bad situation. There is clear progress on bringing down costs and capital expenditure. But with the oil price at nearly a six-month low of $53 a barrel for Brent crude, it’s only going to get harder for...

July 29, 2015 Why it’s a bad idea for China to prop up its stock market

Source: Reuters

China’s pledges to prop up the stock market are unwise. It didn’t have to be this way – if only the country’s authorities had been able to resist the lure of inflating asset prices. That’s a challenge few governments have met.

July 29, 2015 Upbeat earnings lift European stocks ahead of Fed

Source: Reuters

European equities advanced on Wednesday, spurred by strong corporate earnings and gains in U.S. and Asian markets on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the world's second biggest economy

July 29, 2015 Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability Report

Source: MarketWatch

ATLANTA -- The Coca-Cola Company today released its 12th annual Sustainability Report highlighting progress made in 2014 against the Coca-Cola system’s 2020 sustainability goals.

July 29, 2015 Sustainability for Capital Markets

Source: This Day Live

Sustainability reporting is a vital step towards achieving a sustainable global economy. Reporting enhances companies’ accountability for their impacts and therefore enhances trust, facilitating the sharing of values on which to...

July 29, 2015 Pearson, the Financial Times and the culture of modern capitalism

Source: The Guardian

A short letter in Wednesday’s Financial Times makes for fascinating reading. Stimulated by Pearson’s sale of the FT to Nikkei, it poses profound questions about the nature of modern capitalism:

July 29, 2015 Fed expected to push ahead with rate hike plan

Source: Reuters

The Federal Reserve is expected on Wednesday to point to a growing U.S. economy and stronger job market as it sets the stage for a possible interest rate hike in September. The U.S. central bank is scheduled to issue its latest...

July 29, 2015 A New Psychology for Sustainability Leadership

Source: Triple Pundit

Today, there are major changes happening inside a select group of the world’s largest corporations. In response to the Earth’s most pressing environmental problems, a growing number of the most recognizable multinational...

July 29, 2015 Investors support national legislation mandating corporate disclosures on trafficking and slavery risks

Source: The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a coalition of 300 investors with assets under management of over $100 billion, Calvert Investments and Christian Brothers Investment Services, applaud Congresswoman Carolyn...[more]

July 29, 2015 Washington DC sinking fast, threat looms of sea-level rise: Study

Source: Zee News

The land under the Chesapeake Bay - the largest estuary in the US - is sinking rapidly and Washington DC could drop by six or more inches in the next century, adding to the problems of sea-level rise, researchers from University...

July 28, 2015 How Our Inequality Corrupts Success

In any society where great stashes of wealth amass at the top, philosopher Elizabeth Anderson reminds us, the wealthy will sooner or later see most of the rest of us as failures. How Our Inequality Corrupts Success is a post on...

July 28, 2015 Mountain Khakis Partners with Fair Trade USA on Responsible Manufacturing Program

Mountain Khakis will launch Fair Trade Certified? apparel for Spring 2016 SUMMARY:Mountain Khakis (MK),?a leading mountain-inspired lifestyle apparel brand, just announced?that it will offer Fair Trade Certified? apparel...

July 28, 2015 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation Schedules Announcement of 2015 Second Quarter Results

OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) today announced that it will release its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015 on...[more]

July 28, 2015 Goldcorp et BMO Groupe financier ont fait don ensemble d?une somme de 2 millions de dollars ? la communaut? culturelle de Vancouver

.@Goldcorp_Inc et @BMO ont fait don ensemble d?une somme de 2 millions de dollars ? @theArtsClub et @bardonthebeach http://3bl.me/n7ee9gPrimary Category: Volunteerism & Community EngagementGoldcorpThe Arts Club Theatre...

July 28, 2015 Are You Brave Enough to Become a Better Leader?

Are you brave enough to become a better leader? #Sodexo Chief HR Officer provides insights on being a better leader http://3bl.me/psnbgz Primary Category: Diversity and Human ResourcesSodexoLeadershipEmployee...

July 28, 2015 EnviroMedia East Coast Office Wins Two Contracts, Hires Director

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- EnviroMedia announced today its new East Coast office won two advertising contracts, and that Washington D.C. native Vincent Ellis will serve as account director for both...[more]

July 28, 2015 Growing Global Complince On Bribery & Corruption. Companies Doing Business Globally Should Be Keeping Up

DESCRIPTION:As the increase in global enforcement, for corruption and bribery is on the rise, companies are in need to understand the changing landscape that can affect the way they do business domestically and internationally....

July 28, 2015 Seminole County Set to Install Musco LED Lighting System at New Sports Complex

SANFORD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This fall, Seminole County will install Musco’s Light-Structure Green™ system with an LED light source at its new sports complex. The complex is set to open in the spring of...[more]

July 28, 2015 Bank of America Announces Industry-leading $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative

Bank of America Recognized for Its Support of the Environment at the White House?s American Business Act on Climate Pledge Event.@BofA_News "Bank of America Announces Industry-leading $125 Billion Environmental Business...

July 28, 2015 GM Joins White House Climate Pledge

.@GM Joins @WhiteHouse #Climate Pledge http://bit.ly/1I76gJV #ActonClimate Primary Category: Environment and Climate ChangeGeneral MotorsGMAmerican Business Act on Climate Pledgeclimate actionSecondary...

July 28, 2015 Lighting Science Group Chosen for Pakistan's First Smart City

MELBOURNE, Fla--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lighting Science Group (LSG), a global leader in superior lighting solutions that are environmentally-responsible and energy-efficient, has been chosen as a founding partner...[more]

July 28, 2015 Toyota Presents More than $100,000 to Special Olympics World Games During Law Enforcement Torch Run? Final Leg Torch Ceremony

Celebration welcomes the Special Olympics Flame of Hope as it makes its journey throughout 127 cities in California before the Opening Ceremony of the World Games DESCRIPTION:VALENCIA, Calif., July?28, 2015?/3BL Media/?? The Los...

July 28, 2015 Goldcorp y BMO Financial Group realizan una donaci?n conjunta de 2 millones de d?lares a la comunidad cultural de Vancouver

SUMMARY:English Version Version en fran?ais? DESCRIPTION:Recientemente, Goldcorp y BMO Financial Group realizaron una donaci?n conjunta ?de 2 millones de d?lares al Arts Club Theatre Company y al Bard on the Beach Shakespeare...

July 28, 2015 Goldcorp and BMO Financial Group Make Combined $2 Million Donation to Vancouver?s Cultural Community

SUMMARY:Version en fran?ais? Versi?n en espa?ol DESCRIPTION:Recently, Goldcorp and the BMO Financial Group made a combined $2 million donation to The Arts Club Theatre Company and the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. BMO...

July 28, 2015 SolutionLab at UC Davis Opens Discussion on Meeting Food Needs of Tomorrow

by Dr. Marlin Edwards DESCRIPTION:I recently had the honor of participating in a panel discussion hosted by?Net Impact?and CollaborateUp to share my views and to participate in a productive discussion about ways people and...

July 28, 2015 Protection 1 Celebrates Third Annual Day of Community Service

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced that it has just completed its third annual “All for 1 Day” where its...[more]

July 28, 2015 Misinformation Persists During California Drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Preparing for a fourth consecutive summer of severe drought, California residents also face growing concern and confusion over how the shrinking water supply affects...[more]

July 28, 2015 Azuri Technologies: Minister for Power Launches PayGo Solar Project in Central Ghana

ASSIN FOSO, Ghana--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Hon. Dr Kwabena Donkor, Ghanaian Minister for Power, has formally launched the rollout of PayGo home solar power in the Assin district of Central region, Ghana. ...[more]

July 28, 2015 Mead Johnson Nutrition and Hand to Hold Announce Finalists of Third Annual NICU Heroes Awards

GLENVIEW, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mead Johnson Nutrition (NYSE: MJN), a leading provider of pediatric nutrition products worldwide, and Hand to Hold, a national nonprofit neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...[more]

July 28, 2015 Waste Services of the Bluegrass, L.L.C. announces it has begun operations of the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station and 80% of Lexington’s waste will be handled through BGRTS

LEXINGTON, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waste Services of the Bluegrass, L.L.C. (‘WSB”) a Lexington-based provider of a wide spectrum of solid waste services, announces that it has begun operations of the Bluegrass...[more]

July 28, 2015 Pro-Tech Energy Solutions Selected by A.C. Moore for Rooftop Solar Energy Initiative

MOORESTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pro-Tech Energy Solutions today announced it has been selected by A.C. Moore, a specialty retailer offering a vast selection of arts, crafts and floral merchandise, to...[more]

July 28, 2015 Ben Franklin’s SGICC Is Still Seeking Applicants for the Annual Environmental, Health, & Safety (EH&S) Award

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Applications will be accepted until Midnight on August 10, 2015 from Pennsylvania-based small businesses, entrepreneurs, or university researchers who have a proposed or...[more]

July 28, 2015 Beuth University of Applied Sciences and RENAC: New travel grants to study renewable energy and energy efficiency in Germany

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC), co-organisers of both the distance learning degrees Master of Business Administration (MBA)...[more]

July 28, 2015 Give Back While Banking? Fifth Third Bank Pledges Support to Stand Up to Cancer

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- What if even more of us could help fight cancer? This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150728006088/en/ ...[more]

July 28, 2015 Baltimore Ravens Go Solar with Constellation

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Constellation, a leading competitive retail energy supplier, and the Baltimore Ravens today announced an agreement to construct a 375-kilowatt (DC) solar generation project...[more]

July 28, 2015 Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability Report

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today released its 12th annual Sustainability Report highlighting progress made in 2014 against the Coca-Cola system’s 2020 sustainability goals. ...[more]

July 28, 2015 Tetra Tech Wins Multiple Award Military Munitions Contract by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, to provide military...[more]

July 28, 2015 Generate Green PV Electricity on Greenhouse Roofs With Zero Negative Impact on Plant Yield

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solaria Corporation, global provider of solar module technologies, and Soliculture, provider of greenhouse integrated photovoltaics (GIPV) for commercial greenhouse growers,...[more]

July 28, 2015 Aclima and Google Partner to Map Outdoor Air Quality with Street View Vehicles

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aclima, Inc., a San Francisco-based company that designs and deploys environmental sensor networks, today announced a new partnership with Google Earth Outreach...[more]

July 28, 2015 Advanced and Cellulosic Biofuel Trade Association Comments on EPA Proposal for 2014, 2015 and 2016 Renewable Fuel Standards

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), representing more than 90 companies leading the development of advanced and cellulosic biofuel companies, today submitted comments...[more]

July 28, 2015 GE’s FirstBuild™ Celebrates Breakout First Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- (NYSE:GE)-- With one year in the rearview mirror, FirstBuild™ takes lessons learned as GE’s first startup, global online co-creation community and microfactory to plan for...[more]

July 28, 2015 Janet C. Wolfenbarger to Join AECOM Board of Directors

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that U.S. Air Force retired Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger will join its Board of Directors...[more]

July 28, 2015 Hunt Mortgage Group Hires Jon Trauben as Head of Capital Markets

MENAFN - It offers îFannie Mae Freddie Macî HUD/FHA in addition to its own proprietary loan products. The Company maintains a servicing portfolio of 11 billion. Headquartered in New York City Hunt Mortgage Group is...

July 28, 2015 What Is Missing About Egypt'

The Huffington Post - The testimonies came from the World Bank, the IMF, and three financial agencies: Moody's (twice), Fitch, and îStandard and Poor'sî. None of these will tell you that Egypt has finally overcome...

July 28, 2015 European shares up after recent losses; earnings and M&A support

Yahoo Finance - (Corrects final paragraph to say .. rose 12 percent ..not.. fell 12 percent, and removes words "On the downside" at start of sentence) * FTSEurofirst 300, îSTOXXî Europe 600 both up 0.4 pct * RSA...

July 28, 2015 Light trim for rough draft of climate pact

Yahoo News - Jennifer Morgan of the îWorld Resources Instituteî thinktank said the streamlined text was a "strong foundation" for advancing negotiations. "The co-chairs have cut through the clutter to make the text...

July 28, 2015 Back in Cabinet, Azalina says only found out about new post from radio

themalaymailonline.com - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced earlier today a Cabinet reshuffle, sacking his deputy Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who has been openly critical of the governmentâs handling of the...

July 28, 2015 Orange confirms annual targets as recovery takes hold

Yahoo Finance - Orange shares have risen 5.7 percent this year, making it among the worst performers in the 22-component îSTOXXî 600 European telecoms index <.SXKP>, which is up 18.5 percent. It was one of the...

July 28, 2015 The Road to Paris - UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres

Radio New Zealand - "It makes it sound as though we have ample time to get on top of emissions reductions." He says the latest îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) report shows that the only future...

July 28, 2015 Which asset classes will benefit from US rate rise'

Fundweb - An upward push to interest rates in the US will help US banks, in particular, says Robin McDonald, fund manager for multi manager at îSchrodersî. âFor as long as the US economy can continue to chug...

July 28, 2015 Fires rage in Indonesian park illegally trashed for palm oil

Mongabay - Dozens of fires are raging across Indonesia's Tesso Nilo National Park National Park, a protected area that has lost more than 40 percent of its forest cover since 2000, reveals new analysis by the îWorld...

July 28, 2015 US Cattle Farmers Do Not Want Trade War with Canada and Mexico

thecattlesite.com - US - The îWorld Trade Organizationî will soon allow Canada and Mexico to impose over $3 billion worth of retaliatory tariffs annually on an array of U.S. commodities Country-of-Origin labeling...

July 28, 2015 The Milk Bank celebrates 10 years of saving lives

Tribune-Star - INDIANAPOLIS â According to the îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention, breast milk is widely acknowledged as the most complete form of nutrition for infants, with a range of benefits for...

July 28, 2015 Nonprofit of the Week: Downtown Holland's fair trade store seeks volunteers, customers

Holland Sentinel - What is The Bridgeâs mission' âWe work with members of the îFair Trade Federationî, which makes sure that the artisans we work with are paid a fair price for the work they do,â...

July 28, 2015 Technology shifts power to consumers in electricity markets

York Dispatch Online - The Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî report, which looks at the future of the world's power market, predicts that solar electricity production will grow exponentially in the next 25, and most of...

July 28, 2015 UAE continues its support for Egypt: Sultan Al Jaber

Emirates247 - In December 2014 Fitch upgraded Egyptâs credit rating to B with a stable outlook, and in May 2015, îStandard and Poorâsî raised its outlook for Egypt to positive from stable," said Al Jaber....

July 28, 2015 Indiana Based Inovateus Solar to Install the First of Four Solar Projects for Indiana Michigan Power with a 2.5 Megawatt Array Near Marion, Indiana

Market Watch - July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Indiana based Inovateus Solar announced today that it was awarded the installation of a 2.5-megawatt AC, ground-mounted solar array project for Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) an...

July 28, 2015 Will Q2 Earnings Help Skechers' Stock Keep Running'

Investors Business Daily - Analysts polled by îThomson Reutersî expect earnings to jump 49% to $1.01 a share ... continues to execute on this 'show-me' story and investors gain confidence in the...

July 28, 2015 PAC inquiry into 1MDB temporarily halted

Today - KUALA LUMPUR â All Parliamentâs Public Accounts Committee (PAC) proceedings for August, including its ongoing inquiry into troubled î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) will be temporarily halted,...

July 28, 2015 European stocks bounce back from Chinese selloff Dax up 0.23%

MENAFN - During European morning trade, the EURO îSTOXXî 50 gained 0.41%, France's CAC 40 rose 0.28%, while Germany's DAX 30 added 0.23%. The Ifo research institute reported on Monday that its business climate index...

July 28, 2015 Robert E. Vigil CPA

Bloomberg - Mr. Robert E. Vigil is a Director at îNew Mexico State Investment Councilî. Previously, he was a Member of the Board of Trustees at New Mexico Educational Retirement Board. Mr. Vigil was also the New...

July 28, 2015 Adnan Yaakob: Don't speculate on probe into 1MDB

theSundaily - KUANTAN: Pahang Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob has called on all quarters to be patient and not speculate on the investigation into the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) issue that is linked...

July 28, 2015 European shares rebound on bid activity and strong corporate results

CNBC - The index had tumbled in the last five sessions and touched a two-week low on Monday. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro îSTOXXî 50 index also recovered to rise 1.5 percent. The îSTOXXî Europe 600...

July 28, 2015 Do you trust the presidential candidates'

KEYE TV - The îworld economic forumî ranks the United States 48th out of 144 countries on the issue of honesty as related to trust in politicians. Historian Alan Lichtman is dubious trust alone will keep Clinton from...

July 28, 2015 Critics fear Pacific trade deal favours big business over states

The Daily Star - But Alan Oxley, the first Australian to chair the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the îWorld Trade Organizationî's predecessor, said fears that the ISDS favours international business...

July 28, 2015 Comcast New CFO: Word On Buybacks Due In January

Investors Business Daily - He left as CFO to form an investment group that is largely funded by Comcast. Cavanagh most recently was co-president at private equity firm îThe Carlyle Groupî. He left JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM)...

July 28, 2015 Editorial: BP money: It's not yours to spend

KCBD - You see as a state, we already owe ourselves $582 million dollars due to two separate loans taken from the îAlabama Trust Fundî and add to that amount $114 million due back to the Centers for Medicare and...

July 28, 2015 BNP: Guter Zeitpunkt um A-Shares zu kaufen'

Finanzen - We expect the market worries to fade gradually, enabling the A-shares market to resume the uptrend, albeit at a more îsustainableî pace. The eventual inclusion of A-shares in the îMSCIî global...

July 28, 2015 New Research Rates Canada the Most Trusted Supplier of Farmed Fish

MENAFN - Selected from list of 40 biggest providers of farmed fish according to îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî 2011 (latest figures available). PRBuzz.com is a press release distribution...

July 28, 2015 UK police drop investigation into Tradition

Financial News - For years, Tradition brokers spent tens of thousands of dollars trying to impress current and prospective clients, in particular officials connected to the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, according to...

July 28, 2015 Investors Warned on Carlyle Hedge Fund

Wall Street Journal - Claren Road has fallen from $8.5 billion in assets under management in September to $4.9 billion, as bad bets on Greece and mortgage-finance giants îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî...

July 28, 2015 Market back in meltdown

The Standard - Mainland stocks plunged yesterday, with the benchmark index falling the most since February 2007, amid fears a three- week rally sparked by unprecedented government intervention is not îsustainableî ......

July 28, 2015 First Quantum Minerals Announces Imposed Power Reduction at Its Zambian Operations

Yahoo Finance - On Behalf of the Board of Directors of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. G. Clive Newall, President 12g3-2b-82-4461 Listed in îStandard and Poor'sî For further information visit our website at...

July 28, 2015 European stocks stabilize as China fears persist

stream.marketwatch.com - The îStoxxî Europe 600 gained 0.4% to 387.51, recovering a little from Mondayâs 2.2% drop. Germanyâs DAX 30 rose 0.4% to 11,096.56, while Franceâs CAC 40 tacked on 0.4% to...

July 28, 2015 Fitch Upgrades DIRECTV Holding's IDR to 'A-'; Outlook Stable

Market Watch - CHICAGO, Jul 27, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- îFitch Ratingsî has upgraded the Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured debt ratings for DIRECTV Holdings LLC (DTVH) to 'A-' from 'BBB-'. The action...

July 28, 2015 Fitch: Armenia on verge of another wave of discontent

Azer News - The government deficit for 2015 is likely to come in at 3.5% of GDP, compared with the objective of 2.3% of GDP in the original budget, reflecting the weakening of the economy, îFitch Ratingsî reported...

July 28, 2015 Global Stocks Regain Footing

Wall Street Journal - In Europe, the îStoxxî Europe 600 was up 1.2% midmorning. The index had fallen 2.2% on Monday as the biggest one-day fall in eight years in the Shanghai Composite Index spilled over into global...

July 28, 2015 ZTE and IDC Publish White Paper on Mobile Network Evolution

India Infoline Ltd - ZTE is committed to îcorporate social responsibilityî and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn. > 2553

July 28, 2015 This Obese Orangutan Represents Everything Wrong With America

The Daily Caller - Lucy scored an eight,â the Post reports. Each year in America obesity accounts for 9.1 percent of all medical spending, which according to îCenter for Disease Controlî estimates, came to $147...

July 28, 2015 Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

jdsupra.com - Well Water Testing Program Cancelled In 2013 the Maine îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention (CDC) won a grant to test well water for toxic chemicals. However, this year the Maine Department of...

July 28, 2015 AM Conservation Group’s Resources Grow with GoodCents Partnership

CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AM Conservation Group, the leader in energy and water efficiency programs, products and services, is extending its conservation efforts even further with an...[more]

July 28, 2015 WWeed Grow-Off Week 4

WWEEK - Sales prefers to feed their plant with fertilizer from Scotts Miracle-Gro. In a chat message, an agent from îMonsantoîâs Roundup called Scotts a âsister company.â Their shorthand update:...

July 28, 2015 Warren Buffet Reaps Crony Capitalist Billions from Gov Bank Bailouts

Front Page - Initially resistant to the îbailoutî bill, Nelson ended up voting in favor ... When Geithner announced the îPublic-Private Investment Programî, bank stocks rallied and Buffettâs holdings...

July 28, 2015 McCain Addresses Harmful Impacts of Federal Environmental Regulations

Prescott eNews - âOne of the most alarming of these new regulations is the Environmental Protection Agencyâs (îEPAî) so-called âClean îWaterî Ruleâ or âWaters of the United...

July 28, 2015 Libya: Flawed Trial of Gaddafi Officials

Human Rights Watch - Independent observation of the trial was limited, but information available to Human Rights Watch â including observation notes made available by the îUnited Nationsî Support Mission to...

July 28, 2015 Fitch affirms FirstGroup at 'BBB-'

FE Trustnet - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed FirstGroup's long-term issuer default rating (at 'BBB-', its short-term IDR at 'F3' and its senior unsecured rating at 'BBB-'. The outlook on the Long-term IDR is stable....

July 28, 2015 One graphic shows exactly who is responsible for climate change

Times Union - But where are the greenhouse gases responsible for a warming planet coming from' The îWorld Resources Instituteî just released an interactive infographic based on 2012 data that shows exactly what...

July 28, 2015 FDA wants to strengthen sugar labeling

KCBD - director of the FDA's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî, said Friday in an agency news release. Sugars that are added to foods and drinks boost calories but not nutrients, the agency noted....

July 28, 2015 Azmin concerned on the impact Cabinet reshuffle will have on country's economy

theSundaily - PETALING JAYA: Selangor Mentri Besar Azmin Ali expressed concern that the removal of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as Deputy Prime Minister only days after he spoke out on the financial mismanagement surrounding...

July 28, 2015 Chinese slump could halt Fed hike

bdlive.co.za - The International Monetary Fund has urged China to eventually unwind the support measures. The îStoxxî Europe 600 index declined 1.5% as all 19 industry groups fell. S&P 500 futures slipped 0.6%....

July 28, 2015 Potential danger in marijuana edibles warned

ä¸æµ·æ¥æ¥ - BEIJING, July 28 (Xinhuanet) -- The U.S. îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention (CDC) lately warned that consuming marijuana-infused edibles may be...

July 28, 2015 Gender Stocktake reveals some ministers have work to do

Scoop - Government ministers have a real opportunity to lead by example.â The 2014 îWorld Economic Forumîâs annual report on the gender gap http://reports.weforum.org/global-gender-gap-report-2014/ saw New...

July 28, 2015 Ginnie Mae TBAs Caught a Bid as Bonds Rallied Last Week

Market Realist - The îFannie Maeî TBA (to-be-announced) market represents the usual conforming loan, the plain îFannie Maeî or îFreddie Macî 30-year mortgage. Meanwhile, Ginnie Mae TBAs are...

July 28, 2015 Fitch puts Ladbrokes on rating watch negative

FE Trustnet - îFitch Ratingsî has placed Ladbrokes' issuer default rating of 'BB' on rating watch negative and placed Gala Coral Group's IDR of 'B' on rating watch positive. The rating actions follow the announcement...

July 28, 2015 Investors Warned on Carlyle Hedge Fund

Wall Street Journal - Claren Road has fallen from $8.5 billion in assets under management in September to $4.9 billion, as bad bets on Greece and mortgage-finance giants îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî...

July 28, 2015 Madrid reject 120 million euro offer from PSG for Ronaldo

Diario AS - The offer was made possible with cash from the îQatar Investment Authorityî, owned by the countryâs royal family, and the fact that UEFA had lowered the Financial Fair Play restrictions on the French...

July 28, 2015 Rajapaksa 'ready for struggle' in Sri Lanka comeback bid

Reuters - The îUnited Nationsî estimated in 2011 that up to 40,000 civilians died in the final army assault. Appealing to his core base of Buddhist Sinhalese speakers, who make up more than seven in 10 voters,...

July 28, 2015 South China Sea Conflict: Chinese Authorities Plan New Cruise Ship To Disputed Paracel Islands

International Business Times - According to the New York-based îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî (CFR), 50 percent of global oil-tanker shipments pass through the South China Sea, making the waters home to some of the...

July 28, 2015 Lockheed Martin announces layoff of 270 in Colorado Springs

Associated Press - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. is set to lay off 270 employees in Colorado Springs in September unless the Government îAccountabilityî Office upholds the aerospace giant's...

July 28, 2015 Is America Entering a New Victorian Era'

Human Events Blog - One such trend is the sharp decline in teen sexual activity. A îCenter for Disease Controlî survey showed that less than half of teenagers over 14 in 2013 have engaged in sexual intercourse, a...

July 28, 2015 Catherine Dupont-Gatelmand

Bloomberg - Ms. Catherine Dupont-Gatelmand has been Citroen Global Customer Director of PSA Peugeot for DPH Holdings Corp. since July 12, 2004. Ms. Dupont-Gatelmand serves as Director of the FMEA of fonds rang 2. She served...

July 28, 2015 Working Class War Fodder

Counter Punch - It is the Brookings Institute, International Crisis Group and îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, among others, where the real heart of the US government lies. In Britain, Chatham House plays a similar...

July 28, 2015 Insight Vacations Offers New Classical India with Kolkata Luxury Gold Itinerary

GlobeNewswire - TreadRight's past project partners include WWF, îConservation Internationalî and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society's inaugural "World...

July 28, 2015 European Stocks Rebound as GKN Gains on Deal, Orange on Earnings

Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg - Orange SA and Statoil ASA rose at least 1.5 percent after posting second-quarter profit that exceeded projections. The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index added 0.5 percent to 387.71 at 9:43...

July 28, 2015 Lead Consultant - FAO Morocco Country Programme Evaluation

ReliefWeb - The Office of Evaluation (OED) of the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî is seeking a Team Leader for the Country Programme Evaluation of FAO Morocco. The consultancy is for 80 days...

July 28, 2015 Hillary Clinton can't escape Iran deal in 2016 run

4029 TV - Most notably, Clinton lobbied international partners to build up the bulwark of sanctions the îUnited Nationsî passed in 2010, hailed by many as the toughest round of economic sanctions lodged against Iran....

July 28, 2015 Hamilton Underwriting appoints Carvey

The Royal Gazette - Marine & Energy. He has also held senior management positions at GE Frankona Re, Europe, and îFolksamî International Insurance. > 2553

July 28, 2015 Supes working to pay off $220M pension liability

Redwood Times - Eureka >> The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors took a first step on Tuesday, July 21 to repay the $220 million dollars the county owes to the California Public Employees Retirement System, or...

July 28, 2015 The Stonewall at the Top of the IRS

Wall Street Journal - When it was revealed in 2013 that the IRS had targeted conservative groups for exercising their First Amendment rights, President Obama correctly called the policy âinexcusableâ and pledged...

July 28, 2015 European stocks bounce back from Chinese selloff Dax up 0.23%

MENAFN - During European morning trade, the EURO îSTOXXî 50 gained 0.41%, France's CAC 40 rose 0.28%, while Germany's DAX 30 added 0.23%. The Ifo research institute reported on Monday that its business climate index...

July 28, 2015 7 Nasty Things you Should Immediately Stop Doing with Your Contact Lenses

India - This year, from Aug 24-28, the îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention will mark its second annual Contact Lens Health Week to improve compliance with contact lens care recommendations. The theme for this...

July 28, 2015 How India defined its food economy

Times of India - These projects, ranging from irrigation schemes to community development initiatives were encouraged and financed in part by international entities like the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of...

July 28, 2015 Rwanda: Against the Democracy Priesthood

AllAfrica - In mid-July, the îWorld Economic Forumî (WEF) published its Global Competitiveness Report where it listed Rwanda as having the 7th most efficiently ran government in the world. It was ahead of Switzerland...

July 28, 2015 Malaysia PM sacks deputy amid corruption scandal

Punch - Muhyiddin had said at the weekend the ruling coalition could lose the next election if Najib and others did not better manage issues stemming from the scandal at î1Malaysia Development Berhadî, which has debts...

July 28, 2015 Ground Truths vs. Abstract Narratives on China

China Digital Times - At the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, Gregory Kulacki urges skepticism towards âdefinitive statementsâ on issues such as the fate of the Communist Party and the political...

July 28, 2015 'I was with Najib all the way, except on 1MDB' - Muhyiddin

Astro Awani - However, he said it was only on the matter of î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) that he had differences with Najib. âExcept for 1MDB, I have my own principles and stand in protecting the...

July 28, 2015 TransAlta Announces Acquisition of Long-Term Contracted Solar and Wind Assets

The Wall Street Transcript - TransAlta has been selected by îSustainalyticsî as one of Canada's Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009 and is recognized globally for its leadership on sustainability and...

July 28, 2015 Greenhouse gas source underestimated from the US Corn Belt, study shows

Phys.org - The findings suggest that nitrous oxide emissions from rivers have been underestimated by the IPCC (îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî) by as much as nine-fold. By properly accounting for the...

July 28, 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival: 'How Nature Can Save Us'

mprnews.org - M. Sanjayan is senior scientist at îConservation Internationalî and host of the acclaimed PBS series, "Earth: A New Wild." Sanjayan says preserving natural resources like forests and oceans can help the...

July 28, 2015 UK-based WorldRemit launches mobile money transfer in Sri Lanka

ANI NEWS - Ashiana Housing Ltd conferred with FICCI îCSRî award Jul 27, 1:33 pm New Delhi, July 27 (ANI-îBusiness Wireî India): Country's leading real estate player, Ashiana Housing Ltd., also known as...

July 28, 2015 Uganda: Gulu Municipality Fails to Account for Shs393 Million

AllAfrica - According to the report, there was no îaccountabilityî for Shs369.9m meant for different activities in the municipality in 2012/2013 financial year and Shs24m remained unaccounted for in the financial year...

July 28, 2015 WTO allows Mexico to apply AD duties of up to 34.3 percent on Chinese steel

Steel Orbis - Despite having the endorsement of the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) to apply anti-dumping (AD) duties of up to 34.3 percent on Chinese steel, the Latin American country has been avoiding to increase...

July 28, 2015 European Stocks Rebound as Melrose, Hikma Rally Amid Takeovers

Bloomberg - Orange SA and Statoil ASA rose at least 2.2 percent after posting second-quarter profit that exceeded projections. The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index added 1 percent to 389.87 at 10:36 a.m. in London. The...

July 28, 2015 Stakeholders Endorse Labels, Standards for Energy Efficient Appliances

This Day Live - The endorsement session, which held recently in Lagos, was under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) sponsored Energy Efficiency Programme....

July 28, 2015 How should we channel future climate adaptation funding'

Responding To Climate Change - LDC Fund (LDCF) which was created as part of the Marrakech Accords agreed at COP7 in 2001 with voluntary contributions from developed countries channeled through the îGlobal Environment...

July 28, 2015 1MDB probe temporarily frozen as PAC chief, members made deputy ministers

Yahoo News Singapore - KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 â The Public Accounts Committeeâs (PAC) investigation on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) will be temporarily suspended as Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed is...

July 28, 2015 Newmont Sells Stake in Valcambi Gold Refinery in Switzerland

Yahoo Finance - Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first named to the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World Index. The Company is an industry leader in value creation,...

July 28, 2015 LETTER: In favor of GMO labeling

DAILYFREEMAN - This bill was backed by the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî and Monsanto. Now ask yourself, whose interests are our representatives protecting; yours or the corporationsâ' Find out how your...

July 28, 2015 China Markets a Nightmare Scenario for Leaders: Haass

Yahoo Finance - July 27 -- Richard Haass, president at îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, talks about the political implications for the Chinese government from the fall in the stock market. He speaks on "Bloomberg...

July 28, 2015 Malaysia PM Najib Razak sacks deputy over 1MDB scandal

BBC - 1MDB (î1Malaysia Development Berhadî) says it has never given money to Mr Najib and that the allegations are unsubstantiated. Mr Najib says he is the victim of "political sabotage" and has accused influential...

July 28, 2015 Yes, trade deals really do overturn democracy

The Ecologist - This is just not true. No trade agreement is going to force us to change our laws." On 18th May the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) issued a final ruling in favor of Canada and Mexico in a case...

July 28, 2015 Ethiopia: UNDP, GEF Laud Institute Achievements

AllAfrica - Visiting Africa's largest Gene Bank yesterday, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) Chairperson, Naoko Ishii lauded Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute (EBI) achievements in...

July 28, 2015 Plan to Curb Fertiliser Runoff Into Chilika

The New Indian Express - The project is being planned by îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) in collaboration with UNEP to address the issue of nutrient load from various sources into the lake and promote effective...

July 28, 2015 U.K. Police Drop Investigation Into Tradition Financial Services

Wall Street Journal - For years, Tradition brokers spent tens of thousands of dollars trying to impress current and prospective clients, in particular officials connected to the îLibyan Investment Authorityî,...

July 28, 2015 Can All Chinese Debt Be Rated Top Quality'

Wall Street Journal - Issuers with triple-A ratings could vary a lot in terms of credit quality,â said Gregory Suen, fixed-income investment director at îHSBC Global Asset Managementî, with $447 billion in...

July 28, 2015 New line-up to ensure Najib survives, says analyst

The Rakyat Post - The Cabinet reshuffle announced by Datuk Seri Najib Razak was needed to help him deal with the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) issue, opined analysts. Wong Chin Huat, said the new line-up was...

July 28, 2015 Caught On Video: Export Development Canada Execs Talk CSR

CSR Wire - OTTAWA, Jul. 23 /CSRwire/ - Ever had a conversation with one of your executives about CSR' Export Development Canada (EDC), Canadaâs trade finance agency, sat down with three of their longest serving executives...

July 28, 2015 Wichita school district takes another look at 2015-16 budget

The Wichita Eagle Kansas - The Wichita districtâs spending on the îKansas Public Employees Retirement Systemî will increase by about $7 million next year, according to Freemanâs projections. Under the...

July 28, 2015 NZ institutional investors set up new corporate governance forum

Share Chat - Corporate Governance Forum chair Anne-Maree OâConnor, from the îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî, said best practice corporate governance was key to company performance and to the long-term health...

July 28, 2015 Ethiopia Targets USD 12 Billion Export Revenue in GTP II

2Merkato - Tough Ethiopia has increased its export destinations to 120 countries; its products are less competitive, Amakele stated. There have been ongoing negotiations for accession to the îWorld Trade...

July 28, 2015 Kazakhstan joins WTO

PortNews - Protocol on Kazakhstanâs accession to the îWorld Trade Organizationî was signed on July 27, 2015 following the meeting of the WTO General Council in Geneva, says press center of Kazakhstan President....

July 28, 2015 Juhani Karjasilta

Bloomberg - Mr. Juhani Karjasilta serves as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President at îIlmarinenî Pension Insurance Co. Ltd. Mr. Karjasilta served as Senior Vice President of Personnel &...

July 28, 2015 StanCorp Financial : A.M. Best Places Ratings of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. and its Subsidiaries Under Review With Positive Implications

4 Traders - Release date- 24072015 - A.M. Best has placed under review with positive implications the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of 'a' of the insurance subsidiaries of StanCorp...

July 28, 2015 UK notches up tenth consecutive quarter of GDP growth in Q2

Investment Week - The business services and finance sector grew by 0.8%, up from 0.1% in the first quarter. Azad Zangana, senior European economist at îSchrodersî, said: "Overall, the latest GDP figures suggest that...

July 28, 2015 PE industry changed more since '08 crisis than in previous 4 decades: Carlyle's Rubenstein

VC Circle - The private equity (PE) industry has changed its contours significantly in the past few years, including the face of its Limited Partners and the fee structure, according to David M Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO...

July 28, 2015 Global Stocks Regain Footing

Wall Street Journal - In Europe, the îStoxxî Europe 600 was up 1.2% midmorning. The index had fallen 2.2% on Monday as the biggest one-day fall in eight years in the Shanghai Composite Index spilled over into global...

July 28, 2015 Blackstone Valuations Improve on Higher Performance Fees

Yahoo Finance - Blackstone has a dividend yield of 7.2% as compared to its peers with the following dividend yields: îThe Carlyle Groupî (CG): 8.08% KKR & Co. (KKR): 8.02% Apollo Global Management (APO): 12.76%...

July 28, 2015 Hillary Clinton can't escape Iran deal in presidential run

CNN - Most notably, Clinton lobbied international partners to build up the bulwark of sanctions the îUnited Nationsî passed in 2010, hailed by many as the toughest round of economic sanctions lodged against Iran. The...

July 28, 2015 The Keys to Designing Cities With Fewer Traffic Fatalities

citylab.com - In Hong Kong, population 7.2 million, the figure is just 1.8 per 100,000. According to a new report from the îWorld Resources Instituteî, âCities Safer by Design,â these numbers are no...

July 28, 2015 In the Wake of War, the Small Country of Timor-Leste Recovers By Reconnecting With Nature

onegreenplanet.org - This blog was originally published on îConservation Internationalîâs (CI) blog, Human Nature. This is the second blog in Human Natureâs series on environmental peacebuilding, which...

July 28, 2015 Is the Banking Industry Living on Borrowed Time'

The Fincial Brand - Finally, speaking at the îWorld Economic Forumî in 2015, the Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, stated that the banking sector is vulnerable to an Uber-type incursion and that such a situation...

July 28, 2015 Aust stocks flat amid China volatility

Courier Mail - Overnight, the Dow hit its lowest level in nearly six months, while Europe's îStoxxî 600 suffered its biggest one-day decline in a month. But shortly after noon, the Australian index swung positive in...

July 28, 2015 Bank Of America Announces $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative

Value Walk - Statement from the chairman of the Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî Advisory Board âSince making its original environmental business commitment in 2007, Bank of America has consistently been among the...

July 28, 2015 Antique Attic gets Nasdaq experience with eBay

Dothan Eagle - Not everybody gets invited to an all-expenses-paid trip to ring the closing bell for the îNasdaq Stock Marketî on their birthday. And unless you live in Dothan, itâs probably not every day you can...

July 28, 2015 Churchill Asset Management hires CRO

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - He joins Churchill from îThe Carlyle Groupî, where he was a Principal and Chief Risk Officer of Carlyle GMS Finance. âWe are delighted that Chris is joining us. He was one of the...

July 28, 2015 EU's Mogherini in Tehran to talk nuclear deal, regional issues: TV

The Business Insider - Thomson ReutersIranian FM Zarif addresses during a joint news conference with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Mogherini after a plenary session at the...

July 28, 2015 HKU scientists recommend two drugs now in use to treat Mers after they cure marmosets

South China Morning Post - The paper explained the study aimed to find immediately available treatment for Mers before methods that were currently under research - namely, novel agents and îconvalescentî-phase plasma...

July 28, 2015 Proposed label would indicate added sugar content

lidtime.com - The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî echoed the sugar industry in an e-mailed statement, insisting that the FDA base intake levels on âan independent, rigorous, scientific processâ....

July 28, 2015 Morning MoneyBeat Europe: Stocks Steady, China Still in Focus

The Wall Street Journal - The îStoxxî Europe 600 was up 0.5% in early trade. The index had fallen 2.2% on Monday as the biggest one-day fall in eight years in the Shanghai Composite Index spilled over into global...

July 28, 2015 COOL is About More Than a Right-to-Know; a Lot More

The Pig Site - The United States has appealed the most recent â and we thought last â decision of the îWorld Trade Organizationî to an arbitrator whose decision is due in late October. Should that...

July 28, 2015 CORRECTED-European shares up after recent losses; earnings and M&A support

Reuters - The broader îSTOXXî Europe 600 index also rose 0.4 percent. Shares in Kering surged 6.6 percent after Gucci, the flagship brand of the French luxury and sportswear group, posted a 4.6 percent rise in...

July 28, 2015 Bergin, Roberts & Co. LLC and Hamilton Benefits LLC to Re-Brand as Ironview Partners LLC

StreetInsider - He joins the firm via îthe Carlyle Groupî where he served as a Vice President in the US Buyouts Group and most recently as the Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for one of Carlyle's largest...

July 28, 2015 Stocks Steady as China Bounces Back -- 2nd Update

NASDAQ - In Europe, the îStoxxî Europe 600 was up 1.2% midmorning. The index had fallen 2.2% on Monday as the biggest one-day fall in eight years in the Shanghai Composite Index spilled over into global markets. Stock...

July 28, 2015 Hunt Mortgage Group Hires Jon Trauben as Head of Capital Markets

MENAFN - It offers îFannie Mae Freddie Macî HUD/FHA in addition to its own proprietary loan products. The Company maintains a servicing portfolio of 11 billion. Headquartered in New York City Hunt Mortgage Group is...

July 28, 2015 6 ways to cut your phone budget

Oklahoma News - 1. Make the most of your landline spending. According to the îCenter for Disease Controlî, 41 percent of Americans do not have telephone landlines, which have a strong reputation of reliable service...

July 28, 2015 Check out select events in Planit 5

My Suburban Life - Looking for something to do' We have suggestions ranging from Prairie Fest to the musical "Miss Saigon," a birthday party for Harry Potter, a new book by an inspirational local author, and a benefit rhythm 'n'...

July 28, 2015 Confusion In Turkey As Government Wages Different Offensives on ISIS, Kurds In Iraq And Syria

International Business Times - At the îWorld Economic Forumî last year, he said: âNobody seems to say or ask how they can help Turkey. There are also social ramifications, but no one else seems to be...

July 28, 2015 Mortgage co. halves Passaic woman's balance

North Jersey - "We participate in the federal government's Home Affordable Modification Program and numerous other modification options made available to customers with loans controlled by îFannie Mae, Freddie Macî,...

July 28, 2015 Evidence mounts for litigation of major Carbon polluters with climate change

Indy Bay - That was the same year that the United Nations established the scientific review body, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), to review and present the scientific evidence on climate...

July 28, 2015 Umno blog tells Muhy to quit if not loyal

dailyexpress.com.my - In a blog post critical of Muhyiddin following the his criticism of î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), it said Muhyiddin should not have openly expressed his lack of confidence in BN winning...

July 28, 2015 UAE-based Indian to set up super-speciality hospital in London

Times of India - VPS Healthcare is recognised as a Global Growth Company by the îWorld Economic Forumî and is also a member of the MENA Regional Partnership Community of the WEF. The company is holder of the Guinness...

July 28, 2015 Deutsche Börse chief Carsten Kengeter maps out path to growth

Financial Times - It confirmed on Monday that it would spent SFr650m to buy out SIX, the group that operates most of Switzerlandâs market infrastructure, from two joint ventures, including îStoxxî, the index...

July 28, 2015 Soiseth: Historic Vote Places Turlock on Path Toward Reliable Drinking Water

turlockcitynews.com - This gives Turlock an ability to diversify our water portfolio and create a îsustainableî, long-term plan that allows ... s regulators that local control produces the best solutions. And...

July 28, 2015 Teva, Restaurant Brands, Mylan, McGraw Hill Financial and Beacon Roofing are big market movers

Fox Business - NEW YORK â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., up $10.15 to $72 The generic...

July 28, 2015 Ireland donates EUR 350,000 to technical assistance programmes for developing countries

The FINANCIAL - according to îWorld Trade Organizationî. A contribution of EUR 50,000 (CHF 52,194) will support the participation of least-developed countries (LDCs) in the Tenth WTO Ministerial Conference to take...

July 28, 2015 FDA proposes new nutrition labels for a healthier nation

Examiner - In an interview with the Washington Post, Sara Mayne, director of the agency's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî, stated that âthe FDA has a responsibility to give consumers the...

July 28, 2015 PAC probe on 1MDB in question after PAC members given government posts

Today - KUALA LUMPUR â The parliamentary Public Accounts Committeeâs (PAC) ongoing probe on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) may end up in limbo, after several of its members were given ministerial...

July 28, 2015 MEPs back 70 per cent recycling targets Europe-wide

Resource - This is one important way Europe can cut down on its unsustainable resource use.â Ariadna Rodrigo, Resource Use Campaigner at îFriends of the Earth Europeî said: âThe Parliament has provided the...

July 28, 2015 EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Stabilize As China Fears Persist

english.capital.gr - The îStoxxî Europe 600 gained 0.8% to 389.12, recovering partly from Monday's 2.2% drop (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/european-stocks-fall-with-eye-on-china-fed-concerns-2015-07-27). Germany's...

July 28, 2015 VIDEO: Discover hot looks for summer at Alternative Apparel on Abbot Kinney

Yo Venice - Their factories in North and South America, Egypt, India, Thailand, and China comply with the îFair Labor Associationîâs Workplace Code of Conduct. In addition, their G2 Eco-Wash finishes garments...

July 28, 2015 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi Grab a Blockbuster FDA Approval

The Motley Fool - The îCenter for Disease Controlî estimates that more than 73 million american have high low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, cholesterol levels, which is nearly 1 out of every 3 Americans. People with...

July 28, 2015 House Members who Voted to Stop States from Mandating GMO Labeling Received $30 Million from Agribusiness and Food Industries

AllGov - The House of Representatives last week approved a bill, the so-called Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, which will halt state efforts to label genetically modified foods as such. The vote did not break down on...

July 28, 2015 Going DARK Over GMOs

Modern Times Magazine - Bailey, president and CEO of the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî in a press release. âH.R. 1599 is fact-based, common sense legislation that will provide the kind of clarity and...

July 28, 2015 Muni Prices Strengthen Ahead of $6.3B Slate

Inside Fidelity - JPMorgan (JPM) won the bonds with a true interest cost of 1.90%. The issues was rated Aa1 by Moody's Investors Service (MCO) and triple-A by Standard & Poor's and îFitch Ratingsî. On Tuesday, the...

July 28, 2015 Blackstone Bearish Moving Average Crossover Alert (BX)

Financial News Network Online - îThe Blackstone Groupî LP is a global alternative asset manager and provider of financial advisory services. The firm's asset management businesses include the management of corporate...

July 28, 2015 Construction begins on nation's first offshore wind farm

Power-Eng - îAmerican Electric Powerîâs (îAEPî) Indiana Michigan Power (IMP) will soon begin construction on the first of four solar energy facilities in northern Indiana. Canadian Solar finishes...

July 28, 2015 C&W, ACORE, Inland Build Out Platforms

ALM Globe St - This specifically includes due diligence and underwriting for CMBS, B-piece, mezzanine debt, îpreferred equityî and equity, as well as surveillance of loan portfolios. The companyâs goal in...

July 28, 2015 State: Ponds unlikely to overflow

The Times - "Borden has been helpful over the years to keep the site safe." If the ponds fill, Fuller said, the state îEPAî would discuss the issue with Borden's consultant. If the acidic îwaterî were to...

July 28, 2015 Harold Springs

Sikeston Standard Democrat - SIKESTON -- Harold Hutchason Springs, 94, died July 22, 2015, at the Sikeston îConvalescentî Center. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel where...

July 28, 2015 P-Noy asks bosses: Nurture straight path

Philstar - The MBC official also said the governmentâs anti-corruption agenda helped improve the countryâs ranking in the îWorld Economic Forumî (WEF)âs Global Competitiveness Report by 33 notches....

July 28, 2015 Forget The Bears, Major Opportunities Exist In China

Forbes - Raymond âRayâ Dalio, billionaire and founder of Bridgewater Associates LP, at this yearâs îWorld Economic Forumî. A big believer in China, Dalio told clients he was caught be surprise in the...

July 28, 2015 Health briefs: Counselor will hold one-day mindfulness retreat

Steamboat Today - Take precautions to avoid îfoodborneî îillnessî Each year, one in six Americans get sick from consuming foods or beverages contaminated with îdiseaseî-causing microbes ... and...

July 28, 2015 Covered California: 2016 Health plan rates will increase an average of 4 percent

89.3 KPCC - "Headlines are great for summaries about what's going on around the state," said Dena Mendelsohn, staff attorney with îConsumers Unionî. "But each consumer is only going to pay the premium that applies to...

July 28, 2015 Teva and Restaurant Brands are big market movers

Seattle Post Intelligencer - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: The parent company of Burger King and Tim...

July 28, 2015 Panel to review weed killer

The Garden Island - The three evening discussions of the îMonsantoî productâs safety is co-sponsored by GMO Free Kauai, GMO Free Hawaii Island, Hawaii SEED, The Shaka Movenent, Kokua Coop Market and Honolulu,...

July 28, 2015 Credit Suisse beats second-quarter expectations, to set new strategy this year

4 Traders - îCredit Suisse Groupî AG (>> îCredit Suisse Groupî AG ... but the market is watching for any clues to his plans. "The îmanagementî team and I have begun to evaluate how to...

July 28, 2015 Major US oil trend left out of discussion of Iran deal

blogs.platts.com - Secretary of State John Kerry held a question-and-answer session to a packed house Friday in New York at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî to talk about the recently-concluded nuclear deal between...

July 28, 2015 Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks peak as Canada eyes election timing

CBC - Lucky for him. In the 2005-06 campaign, former Liberal trade minister Andy Mitchell had to leave his Parry SoundâMuskoka, Ont., riding for îWorld Trade Organizationî talks in Hong Kong that December....

July 28, 2015 Flooding relief in works for Columbus residents

The Columbus Dispatch - âWe know from studies weâve done that more than half of the îwaterî getting into sewers is coming from the private side,â Blake said. The Blueprint Columbus plan is due to the...

July 28, 2015 Fitch Affirms & Withdraws Capital Trust 2004-1 Ratings

Benzinga - Only three assets remain in the highly concentrated pool, including two subordinate interests in real estate owned (REO) properties (99%) and one defaulted îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS)...

July 28, 2015 1MDB: No PMO statement ahead of probe team, says PM's Special Functions Officer

theSundaily - KUALA LUMPUR: The Prime Minister's Office will not issue any statement ahead of the team investigating the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî case, said the Prime Minister's Special Functions Officer Datuk...

July 28, 2015 Adept Technology Hires Vice President of North American Sales for Fixed Robotics

Benzinga - He earned a B.S. in business administration from Arizona State University, and has served on industry standards committees for SEMI, the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) and the îNational Institute of...

July 28, 2015 Consumer group: Auto insurers unfair to widows

WTOP - The îConsumer Federation of Americaî says the policy is especially unfair to widows. âMost insurers vary their prices depending on the marital status of their customers. Our most troubling finding is that...

July 28, 2015 The smaller companies funds that have been less risky than the FTSE 100

FE Trustnet - îSchrodersî has another Select 100 member in the sector â Paul Marriage and John Warrenâs Schroder UK Dynamic Smaller Companies, with a 64 risk score. Our analysts said: âThe fact that...

July 28, 2015 Amid Scandal, Malaysian Premier Dismisses Deputy and Attorney General

New York Times - The moves came two days after Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, in a speech, called on Mr. Najib to answer questions about the heavily indebted fund, î1Malaysia Development Berhadî, also known...

July 28, 2015 U.S. government fires back at Bank of America

mpamag.com - According to the Charlotte Observer, The Charlotte bank was ordered to pay the penalties after a jury in 2013 found Countrywide Financial liable for knowingly selling bad home loans to mortgage giants îFannie...

July 28, 2015 Bulls Open Final Month of Regular Season with Ten-Game Homestand

OurSports Central - Wednesday, August 5 is Bring a Book Night, presented by îAmundiî Smith Breeden. Fans who bring a new children's book to donate will receive a complimentary ticket to that night's 7:05 p.m. game....

July 28, 2015 Live Oak Bancshares : Announces Pricing of Its Initial Public Offering

4 Traders - 07/24 LIVE OAK BANCSHARES: Nasdaq: LOB) to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Opening Bell 07/24 LIVE OAK BANCSHARES: Photo Release -- Nasdaq Welcomes Live Oak Bancshares to Th.. > 1862

July 28, 2015 Malaysia PM sacks top officials over corruption probe ahead of Cameron visit

Daily Telegraph - Deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who has been critical of Mr Najib's handling of the scandal involving state-owned development company î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), was replaced, Mr...

July 28, 2015 Monday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Consumer Products

Forbes - Within that group, PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) and îAmerican Electric Powerî Company, Inc. (NYSE: îAEPî) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.8% and 2.2%, respectively. Among...

July 28, 2015 European shares up after recent losses; earnings and M&A support

Reuters - FTSEurofirst 300, îSTOXXî Europe 600 both up 0.4 pct LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - European shares bounced back on Tuesday, lifted by strong company results and news of acquisitions after falling in the...

July 28, 2015 WTO's trillion-dollar trade deal secures cheaper IT products

PanARMENIAN Network - The tentative deal, struck last weeek at a îWorld Trade Organizationî meeting in Geneva, affects a wide variety of products ranging from smartphones, routers, and ink cartridges to video game...

July 28, 2015 Rage against robocalls

Yahoo Finance - âThe onus right now is on the consumer to navigate these complex problems,â says Delara Derakhshani, policy counsel at îConsumers Unionî, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports....

July 28, 2015 Lincoln's Bugeater gets hopping with cricket shake

Lincoln Journal Star - The insects require a fraction of the water needed to raise one gram's worth of protein from dairy, chicken and beef options, according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United...

July 28, 2015 WORKING ON WELLNESS: Dining out tip

San Angelo Standard-Times - Sleeplessness cuts the productivity of the average American worker by $2,280 per year. The îCenter for Disease Controlî recently called Insufficient Sleep a "Public Health Epidemic." THE...

July 28, 2015 Will Q2 Earnings Help Skechers' Stock Keep Running'

Investors Business Daily - Analysts polled by îThomson Reutersî expect earnings to jump 49% to $1.01 a share ... continues to execute on this 'show-me' story and investors gain confidence in the...

July 28, 2015 Pearson to shed Economist stake

Independent Online - Current family shareholders, including the Cadburys, Rothschilds and îSchrodersî, are in talks to buy the stake, people familiar with the matter said. Another investor - Exor SpA, the investment...

July 28, 2015 PUTIN: People like Sepp Blatter deserve the Nobel Prize

The Business Insider - senior policy advisor at the European îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, wrote in May. "It is â as he said â about global, though it this case informal, rules of the game; the right to...

July 28, 2015 GAO IDs 3 ways DEA can improve communications with pharmacists, manufacturers

drugstorenews.com - according to a report released by the United States Government îAccountabilityî Office on Monday. Both distributors and retail pharmacies still request improved guidance and a greater degree of...

July 28, 2015 Underwater homeowners look for mortgage relief

Market Place - Mel Watt will be making the decision on principal reduction. Heâs head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî. They guarantee many U.S....

July 28, 2015 Fannie-Freddie CEO Pay Pits Obama and Republicans Against Watt

Bloomberg - A dispute over pay for the chief executive officers at îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî could put Barack Obama and House Republicans together in an unusual alignment against a housing official...

July 28, 2015 U study: Emissions from fertilizing crops underestimated

mprnews.org - Researchers compared measurements of nitrous oxide across Minnesota and found nitrous oxide emissions from rivers are nine times greater than estimates used by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate...

July 28, 2015 Libya firm sues Zambia over Lap GreenN assets

The post online - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî has launched legal action against four African states, including Zambia, alleging that they took advantage of Libyaâs political turmoil to nationalise assets...

July 28, 2015 JLL Reinforces Commitment to Global Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship

CSR Wire - JLL engaged with 58 sustainability global and local organizations and initiatives, such as the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), the World Green Building Council and the îWorld Economic...

July 28, 2015 Greenstone teams up with Multiples to attract GCC investors to investment opportunities in India

CPI Financial - Its current offering, Multiples Fund II, has already attracted $300 million from new and existing partners, including Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (Canada), îPGGMî (Netherlands), CDC Group...

July 28, 2015 Barings hires two to multi-asset team; firm to develop long/short offering

Professional Pensions - Merrick joins Barings from îAmundiî where he was most recently co-head of investments for their UK business. Commenting on these appointments Marino Valensise (pictured above) said: "We...

July 28, 2015 New FDA nutrition labels aim to help Americans eat less sugar

themalaymailonline.com - The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî echoed the sugar industry in an e-mailed statement, insisting that the FDA base intake levels on âan independent, rigorous, scientific...

July 28, 2015 NIST app competition, Clapper's hack warning, DIA protests and a new intel CIO

The Business of Federal Technology - competition announced July 27, the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî called for developers to help organize NIST Standard Reference Data into an easy-to-use app....

July 28, 2015 All told to shut up till probe over

dailyexpress.com.my - Kuala Lumpur: All Malaysians, including Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, should wait for the outcome of the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) probe, before making comments that...

July 28, 2015 Denmark generates record 140% of its electricity needs from wind power

Climate Action - New Centre for Climate Risk Reduction on the Prairies to be established WINNIPEGâJune 23 2015âThe University of Winnipeg and the îInternational Institute for Sustainable Developmentî...

July 28, 2015 SL Green Realty Corp Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank (SLG)

wkrb13.com - It runs two sections: real estate and debt and îpreferred equityî investments. The Company owns interests in industrial office properties in the New York metropolitan-area, mainly in mid-town Manhattan....

July 28, 2015 NZ institutional investors set up new governance forum

Scoop - Corporate Governance Forum chair Anne-Maree OâConnor, from the îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî, said best practice corporate governance was key to company performance and to the long-term health of the...

July 28, 2015 Hepatitis C triples in Tennessee; public health advisory issued

Times Free Press - In a May 2015 report from the U.S. îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention, the CDC says that over the seven-year period Tennessee and the other states reported a total of 1,377 cases of acute...

July 28, 2015 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services wins more Asian clients

Bobs Guide - Notably, we recently acquired approval from the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî to establish a restricted license bank. As we establish operations and as part of our commitment to excellence, we have to...

July 28, 2015 Fraudulent website: bk.hkbetas.com

7th Space - Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî: The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a fraudulent...

July 28, 2015 Five Ways to Save Lives with Urban Design

Sustainable Cities Collective - A response to the United Nationsâ declaration to create a âDecade of Actionâ on improving traffic safety, Cities Safer by Design, a new report by the îWorld Resources...

July 28, 2015 Israel Spurns US Warnings on Rejecting Iran Deal

The Christian Broadcasting Network - "I fear that what could happen if Congress were to overturn it, our friends in Israel could actually wind up being more isolated and more blamed," Kerry told the îCouncil on Foreign...

July 28, 2015 Monday's ETF Movers: XLU, GXC

Forbes - Components of that ETF showing particular strength include shares of PG&E (PCG), up about 2.9% and shares of îAmerican Electric Power (AEPî), up about 2.4% on the day. And underperforming other ETFs today...

July 28, 2015 Pearson in talks to sell 50% stake in Economist Group

Education Investor - The Economist Groupâs other key shareholders â the Cadburys, Rothschilds and îSchrodersî â have also been tipped as potential buyers. Pearson said in a statement: âPearson...

July 28, 2015 Tax Proposals to Eliminate Interest Deductions Miss the Mark

jdsupra.com - Thus, a certain amount of debt in a structure is healthy. Even îpreferred equityî may not be an adequate substitute for debt. In the event of a bankruptcy, debt holders will be paid first. Although a...

July 28, 2015 Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc. Commences Initial Public Offering

Benzinga - of which 11,767,321 shares are to be sold by the Company and 3,384,194 shares are to be sold by affiliates of îThe Carlyle Groupî (the "selling stockholders"). The anticipated initial offering price is...

July 28, 2015 Experts argue against trade protectionism

english.cntv.cn - Chinese experts say those moves were for trade protectionist motives. Experts believe those actions abuse the spirit of free trade embraced by the îWorld Trade Organizationî, which would do more harm...

July 28, 2015 US not looking back in assisting Zim in development programmes

Bulawayo 24 - The Self-Help Program is distinct from the larger-scale assistance carried out by other parts of the U.S. government, such as the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, the îCenter for...

July 28, 2015 In an expensive market, energy sector looks appealing

USA Today - In April, Bloomberg reported that investment groups including îthe Blackstone Groupî and Carlyle had raised $100 billion dedicated to energy investments. (Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast, AP) This is a big...

July 28, 2015 NOL Not For Sale

The Maritime Executive - According to Drewry Company UK, Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) is not for sale. Its majority stockholder îTemasek Holdingsî claims it is not selling the global box line. NOL is owned by the...

July 28, 2015 Foreign insurers taking cautious look at Iran after nuclear deal

Euronews - Since sanctions were imposed, both insurance and reinsurance have largely been handled by domestic players in the $8 billion Iranian insurance market, said Mahesh Mistry, director of analytics at insurance ratings...

July 28, 2015 Italy - Factors to watch on July 27

Reuters - Among them, the paper mentioned Chinese sovereign wealth fund îChina Investment Corporationî, South-Korean pension fund National Pension Services and France's BNP Paribas and EDF Investments. Sorin...

July 28, 2015 Hamilton Underwriting appoints Carvey

The Royal Gazette - Marine & Energy. He has also held senior management positions at GE Frankona Re, Europe, and îFolksamî International Insurance. > 1862

July 28, 2015 State Supreme Court: Farmworkers entitled to break pay

KOMO News - Jeff Resnick, general counsel at the Irvine, California-based îWestern Growersî Association, said he expects other agricultural companies in Washington to adopt similar pay structures. "Agricultural...

July 28, 2015 Districts get sh2.1b for HIV/AIDS fight

New Vision - THE American government through îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention (CDC) has earmarked $674,116 (sh2.1bn) for the fight against HIV/AIDS among the most at risk populations (MARPS). The funds...

July 28, 2015 Adding Added Sugar to Food Labels: of Calculus, Caveats and Hope

US News Health - Last week, the îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî at the United States Food and Drug Administration called for a change in nutrition facts labeling. The agency is proposing that, in...

July 28, 2015 I spoke up out of public interest, Muhyiddin says after dropped as DPM over 1MDB comment

Today - KUALA LUMPUR â In his first statement today (July 28) hours after being dropped from Cabinet, Mr Muhyiddin Yassin defended his comment about the controversial î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) over...

July 28, 2015 Third International Development Financing Conference (5)

Sudan Vision - In this regard, we recognize the Committee on World Food Securityâs voluntary îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî in Agriculture and Food ... multilateral and national development banks,...

July 28, 2015 Microcaps offer value for patient

The Telegraph - There are many other ways to invest in microcaps and smallcaps (which are often mixed to a varying degree within funds) including unlisted funds from respected managers such as BT, Microequities and...

July 28, 2015 Restaurant inspections for Washtenaw County in June 2015

MLive - The Washtenaw County Public Health îDepartmentî ... îfoodborneî îillnessî complaints. Please call our office at 734-222-3800 to file a complaint or to report a suspected...

July 28, 2015 World Fair Trade Day at Dunia Marketplace

Boise Weekly - The îFair Trade Federationî ensures producers are paid fairly, do not use child labor and that culture, identity and the environment are respected. "Fair trade is important because it creates...

July 28, 2015 Catherine Dupont-Gatelmand

Bloomberg - Ms. Catherine Dupont-Gatelmand has been Citroen Global Customer Director of PSA Peugeot for DPH Holdings Corp. since July 12, 2004. Ms. Dupont-Gatelmand serves as Director of the FMEA of fonds rang 2. She served...

July 28, 2015 Teva, Restaurant Brands are big market movers

Salt Lake Tribune - New York ⢠Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: ⢠Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., up...

July 28, 2015 How North Americans can lose weight without giving up a single calorie

The Star - according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. So if you ate the same number of calories as you do now, but did it the way the French, Japanese, Finns or Greeks do, why would...

July 28, 2015 Hillary Clinton's Clean Energy Plan Is A Farce

Investors Business Daily - Biomass is hardly viewed as much better. The îWorld Resources Instituteî recently blasted biomass as inefficient and not particularly greenhouse-gas friendly. The problem is that the three...

July 28, 2015 Early Prevention a Key in China's Fight Against Hepatitis

CRIENGLISH - Most patients were infected with the virus during childhood. In line with the theme of this year's World Hepatitis Day, Lei Zhenglong, Deputy Director of China's îCenter for Disease Controlî, says early...

July 28, 2015 BOAD plans to raise $500 million in international markets

biznisafrica.co.za - These were addressed in relation to two recent events: obtaining an international quality rating and BOAD accreditation as a regional implementation agent of the îGlobal Environment Facilityî...

July 28, 2015 How to prevent 5 common summertime injuries

Philadelphia Daily News - Wearing a helmet reduces risk of a head injury by 85 percent. 2. Playground falls. The îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention reports emergency departments treat more than 200,000...

July 28, 2015 Colin Cowherd no longer with ESPN after offensive remarks

13newsnow.com - But they do rank 122nd out of 144 countries in primary education according to the îWorld Economic Forumî Global Competitive Report. Nobody says everybody's anything. And I understand when you mention a...

July 28, 2015 Another Obamacare Health Co-Op Ends in Failure

The Daily Caller - îAM Bestî, the insurance rating company, reported in the third quarter of 2014 that the Louisiana co-opâs indebtedness was 198 percent, among the worst performing Obamacare nonprofits in the...

July 28, 2015 Obama Angers Kenyan Leadership in Push for Gay Rights in Africa

Legal Insurrection - a former ambassador to Nigeria under Bush whoâs now at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. âThat the president had a Kenyan father, many Africans seemed to think he was somehow going...

July 28, 2015 Power shifts fuel talk of change in Palestinian politics

Euronews - âThis has been in the making for some time now,â said Mattia Toaldo, a Middle East analyst at the European îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî in London, referring to Abed Rabboâs dismissal....

July 28, 2015 Asia: Stocks continue to post losses, investor caution ahead of US Fed meeting

IFA Magazine - The Japanese currency was at Â¥123.62 against the dollar. îFitch Ratingsî said on Tuesday the recent overseas acquisitions by Japanese life insurers are âgenerally credit...

July 28, 2015 UBS Reports Strong Results

Wall Street Journal - ZURICHâUBS Group AG posted a second-quarter profit that exceeded forecasts led by its wealth-îmanagementî business ... particularly in comparison with that of Swiss rival îCredit...

July 28, 2015 London open: Stocks bounce even as analysts warn on emerging markets

London South East - RSA, Hikma and Melrose Industries lead gains on îStoxxî 600 Shares in RSA Insurance surged 12% after Zurich Insurance confirmed on Tuesday that it is evaluating a potential offer for the company....

July 28, 2015 BioMarin Joins the NASDAQ-100 Index

The Wall Street Transcript - The NASDAQ-100 Index is composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks listed on The îNASDAQ Stock Marketî based on market capitalization. "We are proud to become a member of such a...

July 28, 2015 Zegona buys Spain's Telecable for $706 million in first deal

4 Traders - It was owned by Carlyle Group (>> îThe Carlyle Groupî LP) and Liberbank. With Telecable surviving the economic downturn to grow revenue every year for the last five years, O'Hare believes it is set...

July 28, 2015 The new brand power: Mobilizing global solution networks

Cyprus Mail - îWorld Trade Organizationî, and more. Once state-based institutions like these took hold, it became hard to imagine that there could be other ways to address territory-spanning social challenges. These...

July 28, 2015 Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

eNews Park Forest - most of whom also sit on the House Agriculture Committee. As Common Dreams reported last Thursday, HR1599 "was backed by the food industry, including the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî and...

July 28, 2015 Iran, Cuba and Myanmar offer rare opportunities for new businesses

Daily Telegraph - I had been encouraged by the positive messages â both public and private â conveyed at the îWorld Economic Forumî in Davos by President Rouhani, the first Iranian leader to speak there in...

July 28, 2015 A.M. Best Places Ratings of Sirius International Group, Ltd. and Its Subsidiaries Under Review With Negative Implications

Market Watch - LONDON, Jul 27, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has placed under review with negative implications the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of âaâ of Sirius...

July 28, 2015 Arbor Realty Trust Downgraded by Zacks (ABR)

Ticker Report - According to Zacks, âArbor Realty Trust is a specialized real estate finance company investing in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, îpreferred equityî, mortgage-related securities...

July 28, 2015 Wall Street Week Interview With David Rubenstein

Guru Focus - Wall Street Week Interviewed David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of îThe Carlyle Groupî. Mr. Rubenstein discussed his early career in law and politics and the founding of îThe Carlyle...

July 28, 2015 du is the first company from the Middle East and North Africa region to win in the Cannes Lions Film Craft category for two consecutive years

Zawya - du is 39.5 percent owned by îEmirates Investment Authorityî, 20.08 percent by Mubadala Development Company PJSC, 19.5 percent by Emirates Communications and Technology LLC and the remaining by public...

July 28, 2015 CIC Acquires Investa Office Portfolio

ALM Globe St - It marks the debut in that country for CIC, which outbid more than 20 competitors, including DEXUS Property Group and its partner, the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî, according to the Australian...

July 28, 2015 Panic as China suffers ANOTHER stock market crash with largest shares fall in EIGHT years

The Daily Express - China accounts for a relatively small five per cent of total British exports, according to Craig Botham, emerging markets economist at asset managers îSchrodersî. But the UK could suffer through a...

July 28, 2015 Lettuce, livers, berries and other leading sources of food poisoning

CNN - If you've had one of those days lately, you might have blamed îbacteriaî. Indeed, salmonella and E. coli are responsible for a lot of îdiseasesî linked to uncooked ... They caused 58% of all...

July 28, 2015 Bank of America Announces Industry-leading $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative

NASDAQ - According to Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî, Bank of America was the No. 1 underwriter of green bond issuances in 2014. The company is also committed to attracting a wider array of capital to clean energy...

July 28, 2015 Is your Android phone at risk from the Stagefright hack'

Yahoo News - A vice-president of the mobile security firm Zimperium recently revealed that 95% of all Android phone owners are vulnerable to malware attacks due to flaws in the media processing software (unfortunately named...

July 28, 2015 China Sovereign Wealth Fund Breaks Record for Office Property Deal

sourceable.net - The colossal sum placed on offer by CIC enabled it to overcome the intense competition brought by close-run rivals DEXUS Property Group and the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî. CIC is one of...

July 28, 2015 BOAD plans to raise $500 million in international markets in the final quarter of 2015

CPI Financial - These were addressed in relation to two recent events: obtaining an international quality rating and BOAD accreditation as a regional implementation agent of the îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF). In...

July 28, 2015 IMO Signs Low Carbon Project Deal

The Maritime Executive - IMO, the îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement to allocate $2 million to a two-year global maritime energy efficiency...

July 28, 2015 Benevity Raises $38 Million in Growth Funding to Accelerate Innovation in Workplace Giving and Volunteering

CSR Wire - CALGARY, Alberta, Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - Benevity Inc., the leading global supplier of workplace giving and volunteer management software solutions, announced the completion of a $38 million CAD Series A round with JMI...

July 28, 2015 Another ratings agency downgrades CPS' debt to junk status

Chicago Tribune - Add îFitch Ratingsî to the list of credit agencies downgrading its view on CPS debt A second financial ratings agency has downgraded Chicago Public Schools' debt rating to junk status, reinforcing...

July 28, 2015 Triple Canopy Achieves PSC.1 Certification

Virtual-Strategy Magazine - The certificate was issued by îIntertekî Certification Limited, accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to provide ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 certification. The certification is...

July 28, 2015 Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on July 28

Reuters - Syngenta has said a $2 billion break-up fee that unwanted U.S. suitor îMonsantoî has pledged to pay if its proposed $45 billion merger failed would only apply in limited cases, leaving its shareholders...

July 28, 2015 Hamilton Underwriting Ltd. Hires Trevor Carvey

Bernews - He has also held senior management positions at GE Frankona Re, Europe, and îFolksamî International Insurance. Mr. Carvey held âApproved Personâ status from both the Prudential Regulation...

July 28, 2015 Pilot Shortage Halves Republic Airways Stock

Wall Street Journal - Republic Airways Holdings Inc. RJET-55.65 % said a worsening pilot shortage is forcing it to cut its flying for big U.S. airlines, hurting the regional carrierâs profit and sending its stock plummeting...

July 28, 2015 Northeast states benefit from power plant carbon cap program

Electric Light And Power - The îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, which launched in 2009, allows the six New England states, New York, Maryland and Delaware to set a regional target for carbon emissions that...

July 28, 2015 Market back in meltdown

The Standard - Mainland stocks plunged yesterday, with the benchmark index falling the most since February 2007, amid fears a three- week rally sparked by unprecedented government intervention is not îsustainableî ......

July 28, 2015 Why the AT&T-DirecTV merger might actually limit choices for consumers

Consumer Reports - Tell us about it by adding a comment below. But Consumer Reports and its policy and advocacy arm, îConsumers Unionî, don't believe that bigger companies do better for their customers. In fact, the...

July 28, 2015 Philadelphia Energy, investors look to sell up to $272 million in stock

Reuters - The IPO will include 15.1 million shares of Class A common stock, of which almost 11.8 million shares are to be sold by the company and the rest sold by affiliates of îthe Carlyle Groupî LP (CG.O), the...

July 28, 2015 Internal docs said to undermine WOTUS rule

Agri Pulse - îEPAî said in a statement Monday that the agencies âworked closely and carefully to make sure that all concerns surrounding the Clean îWaterî Rule were addressed before...

July 28, 2015 NIST Releases Draft Guidance To Bolster Security of Mobile Devices

iHealthBeat - On Thursday, the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî released draft guidance to help health IT professionals bolster the security of smartphones and tablets used by health care providers,...

July 28, 2015 Inovateus Solar to install the first of four solar projects for Indiana Michigan Power

yourindustrynews.com - Indiana based Inovateus Solar announced today that it was awarded the installation of a 2.5-megawatt AC, ground-mounted solar array project for Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) an operating unit of...

July 28, 2015 Why Your Generic Drugs Are About to Get More Expensive

The Fiscal Times - In an open letter to the Federal Trade Commission earlier this month protesting another proposed $40 billion acquisition by Teva (which has since been abandoned), a coalition of consumer groups, including...

July 28, 2015 Exposed: An Errant Environmental Encyclical Courtesy Of Pope Francis

WesternJournalism - One top îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî official bluntly says climate policy is no longer about environmental protection; instead, the next climate summit will negotiate âthe...

July 28, 2015 Recreationists buck against lifting E. Coli limit for streams

WyoFile - In a June 2015 letter to Wyoming DEQ, îEPAî said in order for it to approve any of the recreation designation uses that are consistent with Clean îWaterî Act requirements, the state must conduct...

July 28, 2015 Your Opinion on Employee Engagement Could Win You an iPad Mini!

CSR Wire - CHANTILLY, Va. , Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - Tell Americaâs Charities how employee engagement has evolved in your company. Complete the Snapshot 2015 survey and provide your email address to be automatically entered in a...

July 28, 2015 Hamilton Underwriting Limited Hires Trevor Carvey as Head of Treaty

TMCnet.com - He has also held senior management positions at GE Frankona Re, Europe, and îFolksamî International Insurance. Mr. Carvey held "Approved Person" status from both the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)...

July 28, 2015 Pearson moves to close book on Economist magazine

The Boston Globe - Current family shareholders, including the Cadburys, Rothschilds and îSchrodersî, are in talks to buy the stake, people familiar with the matter said. Another investor â Exor SpA, the...

July 28, 2015 Liberty Global Publishes 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

Market Watch - Liberty Globalâs corporate responsibility performance has been recognized by leading sustainability indices, including the FTSE4Good Index and the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and North...

July 28, 2015 Greenhouse gas source underestimated from the US Corn Belt, University of Minnesota-led study shows

Eurek Alert - The findings suggest that nitrous oxide emissions from rivers have been underestimated by the IPCC (îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî) by as much as nine-fold. By properly accounting for the...

July 28, 2015 UAE's ADIA to buy $170m Irish property

Construction Week Online - RELATED ARTICLES: Abu Dhabi residential market grew 6% in Q2 2015 | UAE's Lulu Group to convert Scotland Yard to hotel | R Hotels picks contractor for $136.2 Dubai hotel îAbu Dhabi Investment...

July 28, 2015 Palm hits near 3-week low amid declining exports

Business Recorder - "Every indicator points to the market being weak, and our palm will continue the movement down." Export data released by cargo surveyor îIntertekî Testing Services (ITS) for July 1-25, showed a...

July 28, 2015 CPS credit plummets to junk again

Crain's Chicago Business - îFitch Ratingsî cut the Chicago Board of Education to junk bond status, warning of a possible cash crunch to pay day-to-day-expenses. The company today lowered the Board of Ed's rating to...

July 28, 2015 Meadow Burke Hires Director of Research and Development

StreetInsider - For the past seven years, Gary served as the Director of the Materials Laboratory for îIntertekî-ATI in York, PA. > 1862

July 28, 2015 McGraw Hill to buy SNL Financial for $2.23 billion

The Business Insider - Thomson ReutersA U.S. flag is reflected in a window of the îStandard and Poor'sî building in New York (Reuters) - McGraw Hill Financial Inc , the parent of the Standard & Poor's ratings...

July 28, 2015 Flagship to launch subprime auto deal

GlobalCapital - The deal is expected to price midweek. îKroll Bond Ratingsî Agency and Standard & Poor's have assigned preliminary double-A ratings for the senior tranche of the deal. To discuss GlobalCapital...

July 28, 2015 PNoy asks bosses: Nurture straight path

Philstar - îFitch Ratingsî gave the Philippines its long-coveted investment grade rating in 2013, followed by Standard & Poorâs and Moodyâs. Foreign direct investment, he pointed out, has grown sharply...

July 28, 2015 Housing coalition listening tour stops in Enterprise, hears Wiregrass affordability concerns

Dothan First - "I would like for the Wiregrass communities to know that we are with them 100%, that we are going to move Heaven and Hades, so to speak, to get the îAlabama Trust Fundî funded, and to help them meet the...

July 28, 2015 Nigeria: NEITI Board Dissolution Deepens Cracks Among Extractive Sector's CSOs

AllAfrica - Abuja â The recent dissolution of the board of the Nigeria îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî (NEITI) by the federal government has continued to create division amongst Civil Society...

July 28, 2015 'Killer robots' must be banned, urge Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk in open letter

Zee News - New York: In an open letter to the îUnited Nationsî, more than 1,000 robotics experts and artificial intelligence researchers have asked for a ban on the development and use of autonomous weapons, better...

July 28, 2015 Climate change and the case for funding energy-efficiency schemes

theguardian.com - This approach will require a new agenda for world leaders, a new role for the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî, and a new awareness of manâs fundamental reliance on the...

July 28, 2015 In the headlines: Major American Companies announce $140 billion in low-carbon investment

theclimategroup.org - Ikea: Going 100% renewable makes âgood business senseâ, Eco-Business The company is part of RE100, an initiative of îThe Climate Groupî and CDP, to encourage the worldâs most...

July 28, 2015 MOVES-Churchill Asset Management names Christopher Cox chief risk officer

Reuters - Cox, who is joining from îThe Carlyle Groupî, will report to Chief Executive Kenneth Kencel, Churchill said. Churchill is a majority-owned subsidiary of U.S. financial services group Teachers Insurance and...

July 28, 2015 Virgin Galactic Awaits NTSB Findings

Wall Street Journal - Today, a unit of Virgin Galactic, which has Abu Dhabiâs îAabar Investmentsî as an investor, is in charge of all manufacturing and testing. In earlier years production was overseen by an...

July 28, 2015 Marijuana Overdose Can Be Extremely Dangerous

americaherald.com - After the death of a 19-year-old teenager who consumed a whole box of cookies containing marijuana and threw himself out of the window last year, the îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention...

July 28, 2015 Georgia eases teacher testing rules, for now

Athens Banner-Herald - This change is another step toward a more responsible îaccountabilityî model.â The SLOs, first implemented during the 2014-15 school year, are part of a new regime for grading teachers...

July 28, 2015 New guide can help increase mobile data security

healthcaredive.com - The îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) has released a draft guide to help healthcare organizations increase mobile data security. The need for such a guide is increasing as...

July 28, 2015 Sherry L. Wygant

tctimes.com - Visitation will be from 1-3 and 5-7 PM Thursday. She was born in Logansport, IN on April 17, 1942. Sherry resided at Holly îConvalescentî Center for 20 years and was loved by many truly good friends. She...

July 28, 2015 Early prevention key to fight against Hepatitis

China - Most patients were infected with the virus during childhood. In line with the theme of this year's World Hepatitis Day, Lei Zhenglong, Deputy Director of China's îCenter for Disease Controlî, says early...

July 28, 2015 USDA Says Beef and Veal Bacterial Contamination Interventions Are Working

Food Poisoning Bulletin - USDAâs îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî (FSIS) published preliminary data on the first six months of the Beef and Veal Carcass Baseline Survey, and it states that the percentage of...

July 28, 2015 IMP begins construction on first solar facility

Power-Eng - îAmerican Electric Powerîâs (îAEPî, NYSE: îAEPî) Indiana Michigan Power (IMP) will soon begin construction on the first of four solar energy facilities in northern Indiana....

July 28, 2015 Latest articles for Markit

Finextra - Markit (Nasdaq: MRKT), a leading global diversified provider of financial information services, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Information Mosaic, a leading software provider for corporate actions...

July 28, 2015 FTSE down as oil sags on China stocks rout, PSON falls

Interactive Investor - Zegona (ZEG), up 12.5% to 153p, has reached agreement with îThe Carlyle Groupî and Liberbank to acquire Telecable de Asturias SA, which is a quad-play telecommunications operator in Asturias,...

July 28, 2015 U.S. private sector vows to ante up on climate finance

Reuters - Mindy Lubber, president of environmental investor group îCeresî, applauded the announcements but said ... Pepsi pledging to expand its îsustainableî farming initiative for its supply chain, and...

July 28, 2015 Priority Energy Adds Indoor Air Quality Assessments to their Line of Home Comfort and Energy Efficiency Services to Create Healthier Homes

Virtual-Strategy Magazine - îEPAî studies now confirm that poor indoor air quality is contributing ... Most of us are aware of the dangers of contaminants in our îwaterî, but never consider the air we...

July 28, 2015 Muni Prices Strengthen Ahead of $6.3B Slate

Inside Fidelity - JPMorgan (JPM) won the bonds with a true interest cost of 1.90%. The issues was rated Aa1 by Moody's Investors Service (MCO) and triple-A by Standard & Poor's and îFitch Ratingsî. On Tuesday, the...

July 28, 2015 Square Quietly Files for an IPO

paymentweek.com - Notable investors include the following firms and individuals: Barclays Investment Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, îGovernment of Singapore Investment Corporationî (GIC), Starbucks, Richard Branson and...

July 28, 2015 Investa acquisition just another day at the office for CIC

Australian Financial Review - It may be the biggest direct real estate transaction in Australia ever but îChina Investment Corporationî's acquisition of the $2.45 billion Investa portfolio of office towers is just the...

July 28, 2015 Dollar General Brings In a Familiar Face to Aid in Its Hostile Bid for Family Dollar

Deal Book - (MCS, short for âMerchant Capital Solutions,â is essentially the third-party arm of K.K.R. Capital Markets and is a joint venture of K.K.R., the îCanadian Pension Plan Investment Boardî and the...

July 28, 2015 KEO: 'Contract development key to time savings'

Construction Week Online - RELATED ARTICLES: Half of Middle East's 2014 JVs ended in disputes | Qatar & Dubai face risk of construction disputes | KEO reveals îKuwait Investment Authorityî HQ designs Design and...

July 28, 2015 Covered California: Cost of health care coverage increasing

abc7.com - this relatively small jump means California made sound decisions in establishing the structure and powers of the exchange and requirement that all plans meet Affordable Care Act standards," said Betsy Imholz of...

July 28, 2015 Capital Real Estate: LICH controversy heats up

Capital New York - The company purchased the development sites earlier this year in partnership with the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî for more than $400 million. The interest among lenders, sources said, comes...

July 28, 2015 Related makes another Brooklyn play with $32M deal

The Real Deal - Related bought the Silvershore buildings in partnership with îNew York City pensionî funds, and said it will preserve them as âworkforce housing.â Neither Related nor Torchlight could be...

July 28, 2015 Dutch FM pushing for MH17 tribunal in New York

nltimes.nl - Minister Bert Koenders will be discussing the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 at the îUnited Nationsî in New York on Tuesday and...

July 28, 2015 Alberta Utilities Commission Releases Decision in MSA and TransAlta Case

marketwired.com - TransAlta has been selected by Sustainalytics as one of Canada's Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009 and is recognized globally for its leadership on sustainability and corporate responsibility...

July 28, 2015 Fitch downgrades Chicago board of education to BB+; placed under negative watch

Yahoo Finance - îFitch ratingsî said it downgraded its rating on Chicago Board of Education's general obligation bonds by one notch to BB+ from BBB-, reflecting the little progress Chicago Public Schools have made in...

July 28, 2015 Julie Bishop to push for MH17 tribunal

Sky News - Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop will push for the îUnited Nationsî Security Council to establish an international criminal tribunal on the downing of flight MH17 12 months ago. Australia and the four...

July 28, 2015 Has the sun set on Africa's growth story'

Yahoo7 Finance - Charles Laurie, head of Africa at risk consultancy Verisk îMaplecroftî, told CNBC: "The sub-Saharan African story is one of fairly strong growth, but we have some poignant and ongoing examples of what...

July 28, 2015 With an Infrastructure Spending Bill on the Horizon, RestorationEze Discusses the Impact an Aging Sewer System is Having on Homeowners

Benzinga - Last year, the îEPAî estimated that as many as 75,000 sanitary sewer overflows occurred, while the Association of California îWaterî Agencies estimated over 500,000 sewage backup claims were...

July 28, 2015 Ringgit at 17-year low

The Jakarta Post - îFitch Ratingsî had maintained Malaysiaâs long-term foreign currency issuer default rating at A- and local currency at A, with outlook revised to stable from negative previously on June 30,...

July 28, 2015 Bombardier RCS Division Selects Aras for Enterprise PLM

7th Space - Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and are listed on the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and North America indexes. In the...

July 28, 2015 EDITORIAL: State law bolsters local transparency, vital for a better-informed public

Waco Tribune-Herald - The complexities of elected government are great, but two elements are fundamental for it to have success: ready transparency and îaccountabilityî. Happily, this is one issue that inspires...

July 28, 2015 Groups Divided Over Lax ATV Safety Laws in Illinois

Insurance Journal - âIt unfortunately makes people in Illinois some of the least protected,â said Rachel Weintraub, legislative director for the nonprofit îConsumer Federation of Americaî. Safety advocates...

July 28, 2015 RiverBanc Multifamily Investors, Inc. Commences Initial Public Offering

Market Watch - The Company targets investments principally in the form of îpreferred equityî or joint venture investments in, and mezzanine loans secured by, multifamily apartment properties. The Company will be...

July 28, 2015 High-end gas grills that get low marks for grilling

homes.yahoo.com - You donât have to spend $800 for a gas grill but if you do, you probably expect it to be really good at grilling and loaded with features. Consumer Reports just finished testing three expensive grills,...

July 28, 2015 Perdue hits the mark on agency's redundancy

Politi Fact - The Government îAccountabilityî Office looked at that very question in 2012. After examining the agencyâs organization, function, staffing levels, demand for reports and work, the GAO found that 74...

July 28, 2015 Arsenal chief Gazidis hints at bumper transfer kitty for Wenger

Tribal Football - â¬140M not enough for Bale: Real Madrid reject w... SHOCKER! Barcelona fullback Alves admits 'Brazi... Barcelona ace Messi ponders stepping down from ... Barcelona ponder sending new signing Turan to...

July 28, 2015 Missing Oxford Junction woman highlights seriousness of postpartum depression

ABC Kcrg 9 - Furthermore, according to the îCenter for Disease Controlî, approximately 600,000 women get postpartum depression each year in the United States alone. A nurse practitioner at Allen Womenâs Health...

July 28, 2015 Social media users discuss plight of refugees

Gulf News - According to the îUnited Nationsî High Commission for Refugees, the number of refugees and internally displaced people has reached its highest point since World War II. The total number of people forced...

July 28, 2015 Robert E. Vigil CPA

Bloomberg - Mr. Robert E. Vigil is a Director at îNew Mexico State Investment Councilî. Previously, he was a Member of the Board of Trustees at New Mexico Educational Retirement Board. Mr. Vigil was also the New...

July 28, 2015 Ukraine's richest man warns of aid blockade in the east

New Jersey Herald - Since the Ukrainian government stopped paying îpensions and benefitsî in the region last year ... River have been postponed until after the event concludes. Details of îNewî York...

July 28, 2015 Nigeria: Can Financial Autonomy Improve Local Government Service Delivery'

AllAfrica - It should be accompanied by the putting in place of îaccountabilityî measures to ensure that local government chairmen do not mismanage or abuse public funds. These îaccountabilityî measures...

July 28, 2015 With milk and roses, Africa woos private equity funds

Reuters - The îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî, one of the largest U.S. pension funds and worth around $180 billion, said in April it could invest up to $5 billion in Africa over the next five years to boost...

July 28, 2015 Despite 3-year data collection, Centre may not have accurate count of Hepatitis cases

Daily News and Analysis - In 2009, Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, operated through India's National îCenter for Disease Controlî (NCDC), became active in all Indian states. 28,850 government-run primary...

July 28, 2015 SBA And Balance-Sheet Activism

investing.com - Floridaâs State Board of Administration, the manager of the assets of the îFlorida Retirement Systemî Pension Plan, has a long record of engagement with the managers of the corporations in which...

July 28, 2015 Farmer City Fire Department gets $10K grant

LeRoy Farmer City Press - FARMER CITY â The Farmer City Fire Protection District recently received a $10,000 grant from the îMonsantoî Fund. Employees from îMonsantoîâs Farmer City production...

July 28, 2015 Dolphin Energy achieves production milestone in 2014

Zawya - The report was developed 'in accordance' with the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) G4 Guidelines, option core. The G4 guidelines have an increased emphasis on the need for reporting on topics that are...

July 28, 2015 WOLTERS KLUWER : Nippon Wealth Limited Opts for Wolters Kluwer Financial Services as it Establishes Operations in Hong Kong

4 Traders - Notably, we recently acquired approval from the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî to establish a restricted license bank. As we establish operations and as part of our commitment to excellence, we have to...

July 28, 2015 The Summer of Sustainable Development

DIPLOMATIC COURIER - But this coming September will be a special month for the megalopolis as it is set to host the annual îUnited Nationsî General Assembly meetings (September 25-27) where the UN member states are...

July 28, 2015 Fitch: Bermuda (Re)insurers' Profitability Strong, But Future Less Certain

Technology Marketing Corporation - îFitch Ratingsî says in a newly published report that the market of Bermuda-based (re)insurers demonstrates a long history of operating profits and favorable returns, but recent...

July 28, 2015 San Bernardino Struggles to Contract Fire Services

Public CEO - The union said it would appeal. Gov. Brown signed legislation on July 14 allowing police and firefighters to transfer îCalPERSî pension credits to the San Bernardino County retirement system. The bill, AB...

July 28, 2015 MOL Issues Annual Report 2015, Safety Environmental and Social Report 2015

customstoday.com.pk - By referring to the fourth edition of the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI)(*) sustainability reporting guidelines, the report provides a detailed look at MOLâs Environment, Society,...

July 28, 2015 Juhani Karjasilta

Bloomberg - Mr. Juhani Karjasilta serves as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President at îIlmarinenî Pension Insurance Co. Ltd. Mr. Karjasilta served as Senior Vice President of Personnel &...

July 28, 2015 Malawi govt hails Mosanto for supporting farming community

Nyasa Times - Minister of Agricultute, Dr Allan Chiyembekeza said during a field visit at Nchela irrigation scheme in Zomba organized by îMonsantoî Malawi last Friday. Chiyembekeza said the company has been offering...

July 28, 2015 Charter capital of Southern Gas Corridor CJSC increased up to $725 million

abc.az - According to the îAzerbaijan State Oil Fundî (SOFAZ), by decision of the general meeting and Supervisory Board, the charter capital of CQD must be increased up to $725 million by July 1, 2015. âTo pay...

July 28, 2015 New government how-to guide hopes to prevent mobile EHR data breaches

Mobi Health News - The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a division of the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) has penned a five-part draft guidance on cybersecurity for mobile...

July 28, 2015 Yemenis running out of water

The Peninsula - The number of Yemenis who lack access to drinking water has almost doubled since the war began, according to the îUnited Nationsî and aid agencies. Now, they say, more than 20 million people â...

July 28, 2015 Real Madrid Transfer News: Cristiano Ronaldo To PSG Or Manchester United' Gareth Bale Staying At Bernabeu'

International Business Times - Over the weekend, reports surfaced in the Middle East that Paris Saint-Germain, owned by îQatar Investment Authorityî, placed a £85.5 million bid on Ronaldo only to have...

July 28, 2015 USAID Promotes Massive Risk, Calls It Biosafety Education

Modern Ghana - USAID is acting as lobbyist for îMonsantoî and its friends in the Agro Chemical industry. USAID is attempting to force Ghanaian farmers and Ghanaian agriculture under the control of foreign...

July 28, 2015 Fitch: US Public Pension Contributions May Rise as Returns Lag

Market Watch - On Monday îCalPERSî reported that its assets gained 2.4% in the fiscal year ended June 30, well below its investment return assumption of 7.5%. The slower investment return performance in fiscal 2015...

July 28, 2015 Private equity liquidity: Trickling down or bubbling up'

Pensions & Investments - îCalPERSî has given no indication that it is rethinking its longtime commitment to private equity, and much of the rationalization will occur in other asset classes. Still, the number of...

July 28, 2015 Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide 30-Years of Vehicle Maintenance for the New Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Line in Toronto

Market Watch - Bombardier is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and North America Indices. In the...

July 28, 2015 New Metrics of Performance, Especially Environmental, Key for Forward-Looking Investors

Equities - Today, ESG reporting by corporations around the world is at the highest level ever. îAsset4î/Thomson Reuters, one of the leading sources of sustainability data, covers 5,000 publicly listed companies...

July 28, 2015 ESG communications take root in Asia

Bloomberg - Listed firms are increasingly looking to existing reporting frameworks, like the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeîâs (GRI) guidelines, as they seek to reflect how crucial environmental and social issues...

July 28, 2015 Canon : Notice regarding the publication of Canon Sustainability Report 2015

4 Traders - Also included is a section that presents information based on GRI* (îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî) standardized reporting guidelines. Canon Sustainability Report 2015 is only published in PDF format and is...

July 28, 2015 Andersen Corporation Releases 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report

CSR Wire - The 2014 CSR meets the industry-standard îGlobal Reporting Initiativeîâs new G4 reporting guidelines. The transition to the G4 framework helped Andersen refine its strategies and reporting around the...

July 28, 2015 UASC Appoints New Board Leaders

Marine Link - In 1992, he was given the responsibility for managing direct investments on behalf of the Investment Bureau, which was later transformed into the îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA). Since his appointment...

July 28, 2015 French MPs come to Russia's Crimea to learn the truth

Pravda - Many already believe that political risks are going to decrease as well. To crown it all, Russia has climbed 29 positions up in the index of human capital, experts at the World Economic Forum in cooperation with...

July 28, 2015 Deal of the year: China's CIC wins $2.45b Investa office portfolio

Australian Financial Review - Chinese sovereign wealth fund îChina Investment Corporationî (CIC) has won Investa Property Group's portfolio of nine office towers with a knockout bid of more than $2.45 billion, making...

July 28, 2015 Tsipras keeps his Shipping Minister

tankeroperator.com - Ratings agency îStandard and Poor'sî lifted its long-term sovereign credit rating on Greece to 'CCC+' from 'CCC-', saying it believed default was no longer inevitable in the next six to 12 months....

July 28, 2015 GAO addresses troubling fraud

McKnight's - It's always tempting to think reports issued from the Government îAccountabilityî Office are written by bureaucrats sharpening pencils and tapping into computer databases. But a report on actions needed...

July 28, 2015 ADIA names head of Japan for the fund's internal equities department

Pensions & Investments - Hisashi Kuroda joined the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî's internal equities department as head of Japan, ADIA announced in a news release Tuesday. Mr. Kuroda replaces David Greenhalgh,...

July 28, 2015 Morgan Stanley to sell Australian Office Property to China's CIC

Realty Today - The Chinese firm outbid more than 20 competitors which includes DEXUS Property Group and its partner, the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Blackstone Group LP....

July 28, 2015 Human Rights Watch says Saudi-led Yemen raid 'apparent war crime'

Economic Times - "The failure of Saudi Arabia and other coalition members to investigate apparently unlawful air strikes in Yemen demonstrates the need for the îUnited Nationsî Human Rights Council to create a...

July 28, 2015 Obi flays criticism of Okonjo-Iweala

NATIONAL MIRROR - âShe advised that proceeds from the crude sales should be saved in the Sovereign îNational Wealth Fundî for effective management.â Obi stated that he would remain personally indebted to...

July 28, 2015 6 Unsolved Challenges of Self-Driving Cars

Government Technology - As former McKinsey & Co. îconsultantî Glenn îMercerî said Tuesday, "Think about BMW. When you're making the 'Ultimate Driving Machine' how do you market that you don't need to...

July 28, 2015 2014 Sustainability Report released by Dolphin Energy

Gulf Times - The 2014 report, which covers the companyâs operations and activities for 2014, has been developed in accordance with the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) G4 guidelines - âcore...

July 28, 2015 Fairfax police refuse information to father of police shooting victim David Masters

Washington Post - gives no indication that the Fairfax police ever intend to change their policy of refusing access to police reports in officer-involved shootings, instead discussing âreview by an independent...

July 28, 2015 Liberty Global LILAC CLA 'C' : Publishes 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

4 Traders - Liberty Globalâs corporate responsibility performance has been recognized by leading sustainability indices, including the FTSE4Good Index and the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and North America...

July 28, 2015 Notice regarding the publication of Canon Sustainability Report 2015

The FINANCIAL - such as global environment conservation and respecting human rights. Also included is a section that presents information based on GRI (îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî) standardized reporting guidelines....

July 28, 2015 Lockheed Martin to layoff 270 in Colorado Springs after losing key contract

Colorado Springs Gazette - Lockheed Martin Corp. has informed 270 employees in Colorado Springs they will lose their jobs in September, when a key contract ends and moves to Raytheon Co., unless the Government...

July 28, 2015 FROM TEHERAN TO UNRWA: The New US-UNRWA Accord

Jewish Press - As the eyes of the world focus on the dysfunctional US-Iranian accord, yet another dysfunctional accord with the US government has escaped public scrutiny: The new accord reached between the US government and...

July 28, 2015 Stepping up the war on poverty

Japan Times - A recent îUnited Nationsî report wrapping up progress under its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has painted a mixed picture of the global efforts to fight poverty in developing countries. While U.N....

July 28, 2015 Investing for retirement in Ruidoso

Ruidoso News - "Can I really invest enough money for my retirement'" Consider this: Going back to 1990, if you had invested $10,000 in the stocks that make up the îStandard and Poor'sî 500, and simply held on to these...

July 28, 2015 Indirect elections

The Express Tribune - It is hoped (and may be naively so) that the upcoming elections shall set in place stronger foundations for democracy, effective channels of îaccountabilityî, better service delivery, and the...

July 28, 2015 Argo Group Schedules Its 2015 Second Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call

The Street - M. Best-rated 'A' (Excellent) (third highest rating out of 16 rating classifications) with a stable outlook, and Argo's U.S. insurance subsidiaries are îStandard and Poor'sî-rated 'A-' (Strong) with a...

July 28, 2015 Marlin ISD campuses to change names, as part of TEA requirement

KXXV-TV News 25 - For seven consecutive years, Marlin ISD Elementary School has received ratings below state îaccountabilityî standards. Marlin ISD Middle School has received academically unacceptable standards...

July 28, 2015 Lockheed Martin announces layoff of 270 in Colorado Springs

Associated Press - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. is set to lay off 270 employees in Colorado Springs in September unless the Government îAccountabilityî Office upholds the aerospace giant's...

July 28, 2015 Mine your business: Former PPP minister, 9 others sent to prison

The Express Tribune - PESHAWAR: After spending 17 days in the custody of National îAccountabilityî Bureau Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, former Pakistan Peoples Party provincial minister Nawabzada Mehmood Zeb, along with nine...

July 28, 2015 Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBY) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

NASDAQ - Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. are traded on NASDAQ under the symbol "BBBY" and are included in the îStandard and Poor'sî 500 and Global 1200 Indices and the NASDAQ-100 Index. The Company is counted...

July 28, 2015 Fitch affirms FirstGroup at 'BBB-'

FE Trustnet - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed FirstGroup's long-term issuer default rating (at 'BBB-', its short-term IDR at 'F3' and its senior unsecured rating at 'BBB-'. The outlook on the Long-term IDR is stable....

July 28, 2015 40 percent of adults on Earth have never heard of climate change

Source: Washington Post

A major concern for climate activists is figuring out what drives the public’s beliefs about climate change. This information can help scientists better engage with the public and help activists understand what factors are likely...

July 28, 2015 U.S. Forces Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Trucks in Rarely Used Move

Source: Bloomberg

Of the 23 Fiat Chrysler recalls that U.S. regulators investigated, three were so dangerous that the government invoked its most potent power: requiring the company to buy back the vehicles.

July 28, 2015 Seattle, Everett, Tacoma urge water conservation in drought

Source: Rapid News Network

The cities of Everett, Seattle, and Tacoma have implemented the first stage of their water shortage response plans and are asking residents to manage water use. Though the response plan is just an “advisory”, the city...

July 28, 2015 Facilities, sustainability keys to landing 2022 games

Source: Hattiesburgh American

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The vote to determine which city will host the 2022 Winter Olympics will come down to the quality of sports facilities for athletes and sustainability, International Olympic Committee president Thomas...

July 28, 2015 The 10 most export-driven economies

The Business Insider - ShutterstockHong Kong Which are the most export-driven economies' îWorld Economic Forumî Hong Kong comes in first, with exports worth over 200% their GDP. Luxemburg also returns a figure over...

July 28, 2015 Seattle Sees Unexpected Fallout from $15 Per Hour Min. Wage

Source: BreitBart

Some workers across the city are left telling bosses to give them fewer hours at the higher wage because a full week’s earnings now puts them past the threshold for some welfare payments such as food stamps and assistance with...

July 28, 2015 British economy grows 0.7 per cent in second quarter: Data

Source: The Economic Times

LONDON: Britain's economy accelerated in the second quarter of 2015, helped by a rebounding services sector, official data showed on Tuesday.

July 28, 2015 Jeb Bush would give undocumented a way to stay in US

Source: News 24

Washington - Republican White House hopeful Jeb Bush vowed on Monday to launch comprehensive immigration reform, including stronger borders and finding a way for the 11 million undocumented people in the country to make their...

July 28, 2015 Analyst Who Predicted Bottom for Shanghai Stocks Sees Further 14% Plunge

Source: Bloomberg

Chinese stocks will decline by an additional 14 percent over the next three weeks as the market demonstrates a trading pattern that mirrors the U.S. crash in 1929, according to Tom DeMark.

July 28, 2015 German 'wisemen' say euro zone states should be able to go bankrupt

Source: Today Online

BERLIN - The German government's panel of independent economic advisers favors the creation of a sovereign insolvency mechanism for euro zone states to prevent future crises and says countries should be able to leave the currency...

July 28, 2015 P&G Set to Announce David Taylor as Successor to CEO A.G. Lafley, Lafley to Remain as Chairman

Source: Frabchise Herald

Proctor & Gamble Co. is set to announce David Taylor, a company veteran, to be the next CEO, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

July 28, 2015 U.S. drops Boston's embattled bid to host 2024 Olympic Games

Source: Reuters

The U.S. Olympic Committee on Monday rescinded Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after the mayor said his city's taxpayers could not afford to host the large-scale event.

July 28, 2015 China Stocks Fall for Second Day, Europe Rises

Source: ABC/AP

Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets declined and Europe rose.

July 28, 2015 What a true ESPN of sustainability would look like

Source: GreenBiz

Last week’s GreenBiz article "Can Collectively become the ESPN of sustainability?” by CSR veteran and ex-McDonald’s VP Bob Langert piqued my interest, as I strongly believe that the field of sustainability would get a much needed...

July 28, 2015 International: Sustainability Goes Mainstream in London

Source: Commercial Property Executive

FORE Partnership, a real estate investment club for family offices and private investors, and Sandy, Bedfordshire-based developer Kier Property have announced the sale of a sustainable, work-in-progress office project located by...

July 28, 2015 BP swings to $5.8 billion loss on Gulf charge, oil slide

Source: Fortune

BP Plc’s woes show no sign of ending as the company swung to $5.8 billion loss in the second quarter, thanks to falling oil prices and another $9.8 billion in charges to settle the remaining U.S. government claims for the...

July 28, 2015 TruValue Labs Now Monitoring NYSE & NASDAQ with Insight360

CSR Wire - SAN FRANCISCO, , Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - TruValue Labs has announced a major update to Insight360, the only technology-based platform offering real-time environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainability data....

July 28, 2015 Meet the Mega-Structure That Sucks CO2 Emissions Out of Thin Air

Source: Good Magazine

Unchecked carbon emissions are some of the worst culprits when it comes to damaging our planet’s fragile ecosystem. Unfortunately, carbon emissions are also something of an unavoidable fact of life in our highly-mechanized,...

July 28, 2015 VW overtakes Toyota as world's biggest carmaker

Source: Reuters

Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) overtook Toyota (7203.T) as the world's largest carmaker by sales in the first half, achieving its long-held ambition three years ahead of target.

July 28, 2015 Is America Entering a New Victorian Era'

Townhall.com - One such trend is the sharp decline in teen sexual activity. A îCenter for Disease Controlî survey showed that less than half of teenagers over 14 in 2013 have engaged in sexual intercourse, a sharp...

July 28, 2015 1MDB: No PMO statement ahead of probe team, says PM's Special Functions Officer

malaysiasun.com - The Prime Minister's Office will not issue any statement ahead of the team investigating the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî case, said the Prime Minister's Special Functions Officer Datuk Rizal...

July 28, 2015 Teacher pension liabilities driving up school costs, cutting take home pay

The Modesto Bee - Negotiations on salary increases, still unresolved for this school year in Modesto and many other districts, must factor in the additional 1.9 percent districts will have to give and the 1 percent more teachers...

July 28, 2015 The Number of Natural Gas Refueling Stations is Expected to Reach Nearly 39,000 by 2025, According to Navigant Research

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the market for natural gas refueling infrastructure and the factors expected to influence its deployment, including global...[more]

July 28, 2015 Infographics on Current Environmental and Social Issues Show Trends and Possible Futures

Latest issue of Green Builder Magazine highlights Infographics on topics such as Internet of Things, Energy and Climate Change.Infographics on Current Environmental and Social Issues Show Trends and Possible Futures....

July 28, 2015 Panasonic Announces Seven Grand Prix Finalists for Kid Witness News Global Contest 2015

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced the seven finalist schools representing seven countries for the Panasonic Kid Witness News (KWN) 2015 Global Contest. The Grand Prix...[more]

July 27, 2015 Sustainable Forest Management: Engaging Local Indigenous Communities

Sustainable management of public forests is more than just analyzing environmental impacts, protecting biodiversity and stakeholder values ? it also requires consultation with indigenous communities DESCRIPTION:Sustainable Forest...

July 27, 2015 3 Good People, 3 Good Causes, 3 Perfect Matches [VIDEO]

An Introduction to VolunteerMatch! [VIDEO] 3 Good People, 3 Good Causes, 3 Perfect Matches. This is @VolunteerMatch: http://bit.ly/1LOf4ZH #Volunteer #GiveBack #DoGood #CausePrimary Category: Volunteerism & Community...

July 27, 2015 UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Supports Fight against Food Insecurity in Washington

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UnitedHealthcare is supporting Washington’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentives (FINI) Project, which aims to enable low-income people participating in the state’s Supplemental...[more]

July 27, 2015 The Clorox Company Foundation: 35 and Looking Good

DESCRIPTION:By Nichelle Rachal, Senior Community Relations Manager The Clorox Company was honored to be included in the San Francisco Business Times??list of top corporate philanthropists in the Bay Area on July 23. The timing...

July 27, 2015 Wells Fargo $1 Million Grant to Strengthen Rural Communities

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation grant for NeighborWorks America Safe and Sound initiative to help improve or replace 50 substandard homes in nine rural communities DESCRIPTION:SAN FRANCISCO,?July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/?? Wells Fargo...

July 27, 2015 MOCON Sets Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call for Wednesday August 5, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. EDT

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) today announced that the Company plans to release financial results for its second quarter and first half ending June 30, 2015 at market close on...[more]

July 27, 2015 INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Tips to Take CSR Reporting to the Next Level

#INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Tips to Take #CSR Reporting to the Next Level http://3bl.me/cyyn3q via @ConePrimary Category: Business & TradeCSR Reportcsr reportingSustainability Reportsustainability reportingCone...

July 27, 2015 Fresh Picked From Local Farms, Delivered to Local Clubs

BJ?s ?Farm to Club? Program brings locally-farmed produce to the table DESCRIPTION:BJ?s Wholesale Club supports the small farms that make it their goal to grow and sell quality local produce for their communities. ?At BJ's, we...

July 27, 2015 AIDA Cruises presents the Sustainability Report "AIDA Cares 2015"

The climatologist Mojib Latif acknowledges AIDA?s pioneering role in climate protection.@aida_de presents the Sustainability Report "Aida Cares 2015", gains support from renowned climatologist #carnival...

July 27, 2015 Maytag Brand Unveils 2015 Maytag Man Campaign Following Last Year?s Award-Winning Launch

Maytag Man joined by actual Maytag employees in campaign touting American pride DESCRIPTION:Benton Harbor, Mich., July 27, 2015?/3BL Media/ ? Maytag brand, a historic brand proud of its strong American heritage, launches its...

July 27, 2015 Fluor’s Eagle P3 Project Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility in Denver Awarded LEED Gold Certification

IRVING, Texas & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation’s (NYSE: FLR) commuter rail maintenance facility for the Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) commuter rail network in metro Denver has been...[more]

July 27, 2015 Maytag? Brand Cleans Up with New Deal as Official Washer and Dryer of Major League Baseball

Industry-first partnership searches for Filthiest Plays of the Week; In Stadium promotion offers chance for Maytag to donate $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs DESCRIPTION:BENTON HARBOR,??Mich., July 13, 2015 /3BL Media/??...

July 27, 2015 Security Concerns Drive Tech Innovation in the Financial Sector - The Minute

DESCRIPTION:Tech innovation that focuses on security as its top priority is changing practices in the financial sector. By the end of 2015, six of the largest 19 banks in the U.S. will have enabled biometrics for mobile banking,...

July 27, 2015 CORRECTING and REPLACING PHOTO Hot Topic Launches Bring Music to Schools, Bring Music to Life Campaign Featuring Fall Out Boy for Back-To-School

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Please replace the photo with the accompanying corrected photo. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here:...[more]

July 27, 2015 Astellas Salutes Military Families at Fisher House San Antonio Event

Volunteer program and fundraiser part of Astellas? 2015 pledge to serve local communities worldwide DESCRIPTION:NORTHBROOK, IL, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ ? More than 150 volunteers from the Astellas Medical Affairs, Americas team...

July 27, 2015 Waste Minimization

Reducing utilization of materials, energy, water and land DESCRIPTION:Improving the efficiency of our products, processes, services and solutions not only reduces costs, but also reduces our utilization of materials, energy,...

July 27, 2015 Hot Topic Launches Bring Music to Schools, Bring Music to Life Campaign Featuring Fall Out Boy for Back-To-School

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hot Topic, the loudest store in the mall, is tapping into its music roots with the launch of the Bring Music to Schools, Bring Music to Life campaign featuring the band Fall Out...[more]

July 27, 2015 3 Important Steps Philanthropies Are Taking to Curb Climate Change

3 Important Steps #Philanthropies Are Taking to Curb #ClimateChange http://3bl.me/yh9tm7 @anthawilliams @bloombergdotorg @bloomberg Primary Category: Environment and Climate ChangeBloombergBloomberg...

July 27, 2015 Cutting Edge: Transforming Our Future with Innovation

By Lily De Los Rios, Symantec's VP, Engineering DESCRIPTION:Computer programming jobs are growing at two times the national average, and by 2020 there will be 1.4 million computing jobs. However, by that same five year time...

July 27, 2015 World Environment Center and University of St. Gallen Launch Leadership Evaluation of ?The Evolving Role of the Chief Procurement Officer?

DESCRIPTION:July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit thought leadership organization, and the chair of logistics management of the University St. Gallen (Switzerland), a center for...

July 27, 2015 5 Innovations That Could Save Your Company?s Life

Avoid the "death march" of corporate sameness DESCRIPTION:Robin Hensley | UPS? Let?s face it ? a strong company culture can be a difficult environment for a new concept. There?s good reason for that dynamic.There are...

July 27, 2015 Strengthening STEM Supports for Students of Color

By: Cynt Marshall DESCRIPTION:This weekend, nearly 75 students of color celebrated the commencement of the Summer Math and Science Academy (SMASH)?an immersive STEM enrichment program of the Level Playing Field Institute?at my...

July 27, 2015 Block Island Wind Farm Completes First “Steel in the Water”

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In an historic moment for the American offshore wind industry, the Block Island Wind Farm has reached its “steel in the water” milestone with the installation of the...[more]

July 27, 2015 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Releases Annual Sustainability Report

Launches Storytelling Platform and Preview of New Sustainability Strategy SUMMARY:Read the stories behind Kimberly-Clark's progress and our entire 2014 Sustainability Report. DESCRIPTION:DALLAS, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ ?...

July 27, 2015 Secondary-Use Chevrolet Volt Batteries Power Their Way Into the Record Books

More than 4,739 TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games fans helped set a Guinness World Records? title for the most number of people generating electricity in one week DESCRIPTION:TORONTO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/?? Chevrolet has put...

July 27, 2015 Liberty Global Publishes 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

DESCRIPTION:Liberty Global plc (?Liberty Global?) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK, LILA and LILAK) today announced the publication of its?2014 Corporate Responsibility (?CR?) Report, which provides an overview of its economic,...

July 27, 2015 IEEE Smart Village Unveils New Web Presence and Newly Sponsored IEEE Global Classroom at the Posner Center for International Development

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IEEE Smart Village, a global humanitarian program helping remote, energy-deprived communities build toward sustainability with renewable energy and technology, today launched its new...[more]

July 27, 2015 ComEd Opens Satellite Sites to Help Continue Administering Financial Assistance Amid Social Services Shut Down

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ComEd today announced it has activated its plan to help continue administering its CARE programs, which provides customers in need with financial assistance to pay their electric...[more]

July 27, 2015 Wells Fargo $1 Million Grant to Strengthen Rural Communities

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation will donate $1 million to NeighborWorks America and serve as lead funder of the...[more]

July 27, 2015 Harnessing Digital to Motivate for action/2015

DESCRIPTION:Leading up to this year's UN General Assembly in September and UN Climate Change Conference in December, action/2015?has made a goal to ensure leaders set and fund ambitious goals to tackle some of the world's most...

July 27, 2015 Orchestrating a Better Future: How Music Education is Helping Children in Poverty

DESCRIPTION:Orchestrating a Better Future By Ashley Puderbaugh Juan David sits down on the blue plastic stool in the multipurpose room of the Malambo community center in Barranquilla, Colombia. He gently places a black case on...

July 27, 2015 Grants Available to Improve Healthy Food Transportation and Access in 22 States

CSX and The Conservation Fund support producers and distributors of local, fresh foods in underserved communities DESCRIPTION:ARLINGTON, Va., July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ ?? Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Grant...

July 27, 2015 Opening of “Shared Solar” Project Signals Strong Future for NRG and Community Solar Model

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) today announced it is leveraging its expertise to bring shared solar – also known as community solar – to customers across the United States,...[more]

July 27, 2015 Missouri American Water MR340 Paddlers Race to Support River Preservation

ST. CHARLES, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- About 600 paddlers will launch their boats in the Missouri American Water Missouri River 340 (MR340) river race on July 28 in Kansas City. From Kansas City, Ks. to St....[more]

July 27, 2015 Leumi Sponsors Corporate Social Responsibility Event in New York

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leumi today announced they are sponsoring a corporate social responsibility (CSR) event, honoring business and community leaders who made significant contributions to the New York...[more]

July 27, 2015 Novartis Foundation Confirms New Members of its Board of Trustees, Including New Chairman Dr. Joerg Reinhardt

SUMMARY:Dr. Joerg Reinhardt, Chairman of the Novartis Board of Directors, will serve as Chairman of the Foundation Board of trustees? New trustees also include Professor Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical...

July 27, 2015 "Above and Beyond -- The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition" To Launch This August

The exhibit's international multi-city tour will run through 2020 DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ --?Above and Beyond?? The Ultimate Interactive Flight Exhibition, a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the...

July 27, 2015 New Study Says CSR Programs Increase Revenue up to 20%

Verizon and Campbell Soup DESCRIPTION:Well-designed?corporate social responsibility?programs increase revenue by as much as 20 percent, command price premiums up to 20 percent and increase customer commitment by as much as 60...

July 27, 2015 JLL Reinforces Commitment to Global Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship

2014 Global Sustainability Report details continued progress in client service, green buildings, sustainable operations and workplace initiatives DESCRIPTION:CHICAGO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ -?JLL launches??Our cities. Our...

July 27, 2015 When Climate Change Gets Personal

DESCRIPTION:By: Carol Pierson Holding Steve Yuhas, a?resident?of wealthy California enclave Rancho Santa Fe, has become famous for his reaction to drought-imposed water restrictions. His post reads: ?(People) should not be...

July 27, 2015 Liberty Global Publishes 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

DENVER, Colorado--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK, LILA and LILAK) today announced the publication of its 2014 Corporate Responsibility (“CR”) Report,...[more]

July 27, 2015 #CoolJobs: Our Ice Age Dig Adventure

DESCRIPTION:AECOM Impact blog Craig Helm and his coworker, John Sikora, recently worked together on AECOM?s Ziegler Reservoir Enlargement project in Colorado, United States. In the AECOM Impact blog post below, they share their...

July 27, 2015 Elevate Donation Supports Operation HOPE Recovery Efforts Following Recent Storms in Texas

LOS ANGELES & FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Elevate, a leading developer of innovative online credit solutions, has made a $50,000 contribution to financial dignity leader Operation HOPE,...[more]

July 27, 2015 Car Sharing and an Indoor Air Quality Monitor

Green Builder Media's July 23, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter DESCRIPTION:Big Solar Deals Signal Growth You know that an industry has hit its stride when the ten-figure acquisitions begin. It seems that the solar sector is getting...

July 27, 2015 Corporate Citizenship and Purpose-Driven Transformation

by Stan Litow DESCRIPTION:IBM's technology and talent have the power to help transform governments, institutions, communities and the quality of life for people around the world.? We work to improve education, revitalize cities,...

July 27, 2015 New Report on Business Role in Achieving Food Security

Food insecurity affects more than 800 million people worldwide. Our newest publication showcases how businesses are working to lead society towards a food secure future. DESCRIPTION:Producing twice as much food for 9 billion...

July 27, 2015 Research and Markets: Turkey Hydropower Market Outlook to 2025 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gf88cw/hydropower_in) has announced the addition of the "Hydropower in Turkey, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 -...[more]

July 27, 2015 Bank of America Announces Industry-leading $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America has pledged to increase the company’s current environmental business initiative from $50 billion to $125 billion in low-carbon business by 2025 through...[more]

July 27, 2015 New Clinical Diagnostic Solutions for Allergy and Autoimmune Testing On Display at AACC

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clinical laboratories performing immunodiagnostic testing now have a wider array of solutions to aid in the diagnosis of allergy and autoimmune diseases. This Smart News...[more]

July 27, 2015 Companies Sourcing Sustainable Timber: WWF-UK Report

by Vikas Vij DESCRIPTION:Timber is commonly used in indoor and outdoor furniture in homes and offices, flooring and decorative products, and toys and musical instruments. Innovative technologies involve the use of timber in...

July 27, 2015 Boeing Engineers Work With US2020 SMA Winner Iridescent to Create STEM Design Challenges

DESCRIPTION:Ever thought you could learn about engineering with everyday materials like a paper cup, a straw or a ping pong ball? Or that you could find these challenges in an easy to use, online platform? Through collaboration...

July 27, 2015 Five Lessons from Building an Effective Sustainability Reporting Program at The Mosaic Co.

By Neil Beckingham, Director of Sustainability for The Mosaic Co SUMMARY:To learn more about how Mosaic is driving business value through sustainability practices, register today for?NAEM?s 2015 Corporate Sustainability...

July 27, 2015 KFC UK?s Recruitment Team Prepares York Road Project Residents to Enter Job Market

DESCRIPTION:The KFC UK Recruitment team recently visited the York Road Project homeless shelter to help prepare clients to enter the job market. The team spent several hours with the shelter?s clients hosting workshops on CV...

July 27, 2015 Teck Reports Unaudited Second Quarter Results for 2015

Yahoo Finance - VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jul 23, 2015) - Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) ("Teck") reported second quarter adjusted profit attributable to shareholders of $79 million, or...

July 27, 2015 An errant environmental encyclical

The Moral Liberal - One top îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî official bluntly says climate policy is no longer about environmental protection; instead, the next climate summit will negotiate âthe...

July 27, 2015 Secrecy around TPP trade deal fuels suspicions and worries

Japan Today - But backers say the modern global economy needs a new framework of rules to protect intellectual property-dependent 21st century industries that arenât covered in traditional free trade pacts like the...

July 27, 2015 Accenture Provides US$1.6 Million to University of Notre Dame to Help Thousands in South Africa and Uganda Access Employment

Contribution will expand co-founded CE3 program to increase livelihoods of rural Africans DESCRIPTION:NOTRE DAME, Ind.,?July?27, 2015 /3BL Media/?? Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is providing US$1.6?million to the University of Notre Dame...

July 27, 2015 S&P keeps Malaysia's A- sovereign rating, outlook stable

The Business Times - [KUALA LUMPUR] Standard & Poor's Ratings on Monday kept Malaysia's long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating at A-, with a "stable" outlook, saying allegations of graft involving debt-laden state...

July 27, 2015 Uh-oh: Interest-only mortgages are back

USA Today - He said theyâre only available for jumbo loans right now (loans that exceed the limits set by îFreddie Macî and îFannie Maeî), so itâs not the sort of thing the average consumer...

July 27, 2015 Europe Stocks Steady on Greek Vote -- Update

NASDAQ - On Thursday, îCredit Suisse Groupî AG climbed more than 5% after reporting a bigger-than-expected second-quarter profit. Shares in Unilever PLC also rose despite a fall in profit for the first half. Aberdeen...

July 27, 2015 UK Market Slides, But Reckitt Benckiser Gains

Realtime Business News - The Euro îStoxxî 50 index of eurozone bluechip stocks was losing 0.89 percent, while the îStoxxî Europe 50 index, which includes some major U.K. companies, was falling 0.98...

July 27, 2015 Getting to 50 per cent - building Australia's renewable future

Sydney Morning Herald - Costs are likely to be manageable, says Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî, a provider of analysis to the industry. "Our predictions are that just the market naturally â without any new...

July 27, 2015 Greenstone Equity Partnersteams up with Multiples to attract GCC investors to high rewarding investment opportunities in India

Zawya - Its current offering, Multiples Fund II, has already attracted USD 300 million from new and existing partners, including Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (Canada), îPGGMî (Netherlands), CDC Group (United...

July 27, 2015 Zegona Agrees To Acquire Telecable De Asturias S.A. For EUR640 Mln

NASDAQ - (RTTNews.com) - Zegona, a company established to acquire and operate businesses in the European Telecommunications, Media and Technology sector, said it has reached agreement with global alternative asset manager,...

July 27, 2015 DBV Technologies Reports Interim Financial Results For The First Half Of 2015

The Street - BAGNEUX, France, July 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DBV Technologies, (Euronext: DBV - ISIN: FR0010417345 - îNasdaq Stock Marketî: DBVT), a clinical-stage specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced...

July 27, 2015 British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, IS on agenda

The Express Tribune - The premier and the company, î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), have both vehemently denied any wrongdoing. The case is being investigated by Malaysian authorities and a parliamentary...

July 27, 2015 Canada's PM blocking climate reform, says Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne

theguardian.com - The expansion of Albertaâs tar sands production on Harperâs watch has turned Canada into the worldâs biggest carbon polluter on a per capita basis, according to the îWorld Resources...

July 27, 2015 How Americans can lose a lot of weight without giving up a single calorie

Washington Post - according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. [Why France wants to ban super-thin fashion models] So if you ate the same number of calories as you do now, but did it the...

July 27, 2015 British PM heads to Southeast Asia with trade, Islamic State on agenda

Channel News Asia - The premier and the company, î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), have both vehemently denied any wrongdoing. The case is being investigated by Malaysian authorities and a parliamentary...

July 27, 2015 Egypt To Witness Grave Consequences If Global Warming Endures

egyptianstreets.com - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) predicts that the Mediterranean will rise that one meter within this century. Studies by institutes in Egypt found that in 2008 the...

July 27, 2015 Mortgage REITs Have Experienced Strongest Growth Since Recession

DSnews - Mortgage REITS (mREITs) have experienced strong growth in the decades since they debuted in the 1970s, but have enjoyed the greatest amount of growth in the years since the recession, according to a report from the...

July 27, 2015 Consumer Groups Question Illinois Laws on ATV Safety

Galesburg Radio WGIL 14 - The îConsumer Federation of Americaî says there were 528 ATV-related deaths nationally last year. Ten of them âincluding a childâ were in Illinois. Consumer groups advocate age...

July 27, 2015 European Stocks Fall Sharply

Wall Street Journal - The îStoxxî Europe 600 was 1.5% lower in early trade, following declines last week. Markets took their cues from Wall Street, where the S&P 500 fell 1.1% on Friday, and a sharp fall in the...

July 27, 2015 Qatar spurs glorious future for Goodwood

The National - As a result of the investment by Qatarâs sovereign wealth fund â the îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA) â total prize money has soared from £2 million (Dh11.4m) to...

July 27, 2015 With milk and roses, Africa woos private equity funds

Reuters - The îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî, one of the largest U.S. pension funds and worth around $180 billion, said in April it could invest up to $5 billion in Africa over the next five years to boost...

July 27, 2015 China Markets a Nightmare Scenario for Leaders: Haass

Bloomberg - Richard Haass, president at îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, talks about the political implications for the Chinese government from the fall in the stock market. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."...

July 27, 2015 EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Fall, With Eye On China, Fed Concerns

Inside Fidelity - The îStoxxî Europe 600 fell 1.1% to 390.48, with only the utility sector logging an advance. The index slightly pared its loss after a closely watched German sentiment survey came in better than...

July 27, 2015 BN needs to clarify issues like 1MDB to regain rakyat's trust: Mah

theSundaily - PETALING JAYA: Gerakan president Datuk Mah Siew Keong today urged Barisan Nasional to work harder to regain the rakyat's trust by clarifying issues like î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB)...

July 27, 2015 Ben Chan

Bloomberg - Mr. Ben Chan is an Executive Director of Investments at îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî, since April, 2008. He joined the firm in June, 2005 as Director of Investments. Mr. Chan also served as the Director of...

July 27, 2015 Guan Eng concurs with DPM's comments

theSundaily - will lose if the general elections were held now due to controversy surrounding sovereign strategic fund î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB). He also added that 1MDB was not the only banana skin BN...

July 27, 2015 WTO strikes major deal to cut IT tariffs

Business Spectator - The îWorld Trade Organizationî says major exporters of information technology products have agreed, after years of talks, to cut tariffs in the sector, in the first such deal at the WTO in nearly...

July 27, 2015 'Landmark' trade deal could slash tariffs for tech products

Times Union - The Geneva-based îWorld Trade Organizationî said 49 of its members â including the United States, China and the European Union â reached a tentative accord to expand the 1996 Information...

July 27, 2015 Hispanics face hurdles in access to credit, mortgages

Charlotte Observer - âVirtually zero,â confirmed Barrett Burns, president and CEO of VantageScore Solutions, noting îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî mandate that lenders use the 2004 FICO scoring...

July 27, 2015 Why Chrome questions your bank's security

archive.courierpostonline.com - â' (â''SHAâ' stands for â''Secure Hash Algorithm,â' as you can read in this report from the îNational Institute of Standards...

July 27, 2015 Financials Sector, The Lifeblood Of The Economy

Seeking Alpha - This is especially true of the largest banks, though regional and local banks still may need to unwind some of their îdistressed assetsî. Banking profits have risen, with banking net income at $40...

July 27, 2015 Umno Supreme Council Likely To Discuss 1MDB Issue Friday

Bernama - PUTRAJAYA, July 27 (Bernama) -- The UMNO Supreme Council is expected to have a "heart-to-heart" discussion on the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî issue at its meeting scheduled for Friday, according to...

July 27, 2015 Shelling, airstrikes mar ceasefire in Yemen

WGAL Pennsylvania Channel 8 - But another truce earlier this month failed to take hold, according to the îUnited Nationsî. At least 3,000 people have been killed in Yemen since the conflict began in March, according...

July 27, 2015 French Market Drops, Lenders Lower

NASDAQ - The Euro îStoxxî 50 index of eurozone bluechip stocks was losing 0.89 percent, while the îStoxxî Europe 50 index, which includes some major U.K. companies, was falling 0.98 percent. The CAC 40...

July 27, 2015 Seen & Heard

The Irish Times - The îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî is preparing to bid for Namaâs â¬1.7 billion Project Jewel portfolio of loans, which includes debt secured on the Dundrum Town Centre, reports the...

July 27, 2015 European Shares Drop for Fifth Day Amid China Slowdown Concern

Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg - Intesa Sanpaolo SpA and Deutsche Bank AG dropped at least 2.8 percent, dragging banks to the worst performance of the 19 industry groups on the îStoxxî Europe 600 Index. The...

July 27, 2015 EU executive body wants member states to rule on GM crop ban

Yahoo News - The îFriends of the Earth Europeî action group complained the legal grounds of such legislation would be so weak as to open the EU to all kinds of international litigation, and thus still allow...

July 27, 2015 UNAMID peacekeeper freed in Darfur after five days in captivity

en.starafrica.com - A peacekeeper of the îUnited Nationsî, African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has been released on Sunday after five days in captivity in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur, UNAMID disclosed...

July 27, 2015 PNoy: Daang Matuwid restored investor confidence

ABS-CBN News - The Philippines received its first long-coveted investment grade rating in 2013 by îFitch Ratingsî, followed by investment grade ratings by Standard & Poor's and Moodyâs. âMalinaw ang...

July 27, 2015 German Market Lower, Automakers Drop

Realtime Business News - The Euro îStoxxî 50 index of eurozone bluechip stocks was losing 0.89 percent, while the îStoxxî Europe 50 index, which includes some major U.K. companies, was falling 0.98...

July 27, 2015 Data Study Says Oceans Warming Faster Than Thought

reportingclimatescience.com - This estimate indicates a quicker upper ocean warming than previous estimates (i.e. the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî Fifth Assessment Report, IPCC-AR5). Ocean heat content...

July 27, 2015 Mid-teens Macau GDP dip likely for 2015: monetary body

ggrasia.com - îFitch Ratingsî Inc said in a report on May 29 that U.S.-based casino operators Las Vegas Sands Corp, Wynn Resorts Ltd and MGM Resorts International â that all have investments in Macau casino...

July 27, 2015 Bombardier's Drivers Assistance System for Trams Receives Homologation

marketwired.com - Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and North America...

July 27, 2015 Why Uganda should pay no lip service to climate change preparations

New Vision - At almost the same time, the îWorld Resources Instituteî (WRI) issued a directional document on âDesigning and Preparing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)â for use by...

July 27, 2015 How Connectivity Has Changed the Real Estate Game

by Sachin Shenolikar DESCRIPTION:The three most important attributes for any property are?location, location, location?or, at least, that?s what we?ve heard?for the past many decades. But does this hold true?in today?s...

July 27, 2015 Eason Chan Considers Using a Facial Mask for Protection

MSN - Putrajayaâs sanctions against The Edge and Sarawak Report, which had been publishing exposes on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), are proof that there is no adequate protection for whistle-blowers in...

July 27, 2015 New ProEarth Laser Toner Cartridges Are First Compatible Cartridges Specifically Designed for Recycling

New Jersey Online - "With the introduction of ProEarth Toners, we are holding ourselves to a new, higher standard of îaccountabilityî," he notes. The new toners feature a patent-pending tracking system coded onto each...

July 27, 2015 European shares surge led by financial services firms

Top News - îCredit Suisse Groupî AG has been reported to be the top gainer ... Guenzi added that it is still somewhat early for that. As per reports, Aberdeen îAssetî îManagementî suffered big...

July 27, 2015 Nature alert online action to protect nature in Europe closes on Friday

Gozo News - Magda Stoczkiewicz, Director of îFriends of the Earth Europeî said: âWe all have a right to nature â and chipping away at vital laws that help protect it would be a disaster for European...

July 27, 2015 Hamid Sabourian

Bloomberg - He served as a Member of the Advisory Board at îTrucostî Plc. To contact îTrucostî Plc, please visit . Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues. >...

July 27, 2015 EU citizens step up for nature

Bird Watch - Nature Alert was created by WWF Europe, BirdLife International, the European Environmental Bureau and îFriends of the Earth Europeî in response to the European Commissionâs plans to evaluate whether...

July 27, 2015 Fitch affirms Belgium at 'AA'

Stock Market Wire - StockMarketWire.com - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Belgium's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings at 'AA' with a negative outlook. The issue ratings on Belgium's senior...

July 27, 2015 Immoral to say Israel should stay out of Iran accord debate in US, minister says

The Jerusalem Post - Kerry, speaking to the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî in New York, said that if Congress overturns the accord, âour friends in Israel could actually wind up being more isolated and more...

July 27, 2015 Column: Massachusetts needs a plan for climate change

Salem News - The Cambridge-based îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî forecasts that we should expect todayâs once-a-century coastal impacts to become once-a-year outcomes during that same time period. With flooding...

July 27, 2015 From Tehran to UNRWA: The New US-UNRWA Accord

Arutz Sheva - And when it comes to widespread allegations against UNRWA for lack of transparency, the US-UNRWA accord could have set up a new system of îaccountabilityî to address the cumbersome funding process for...

July 27, 2015 La Caisse to study Montréal transport proposals

Railway Gazette - CANADA: Two public transport projects in Montréal will be the first proposals studied by the CDPQ Infra subsidiary of public pension and insurance investor Caisse de dépôt...

July 27, 2015 Power Assets 'going shopping'

The Standard - It further pared its holdings in the SAR's second-largest power supplier to 33.37 percent in June by selling a 16.53 percent stake worth HK$7.68 billion to îQatar Investment Authorityî. The share sale,...

July 27, 2015 Privatization critics ignore government's track record

Oklahoma News - But a pro-union group argues privatization would lead to corruption and reduced îaccountabilityî. Apparently, those critics havenât noticed what already occurs when government officials control...

July 27, 2015 John Kerry Mocks the Constitution

Breitbart News - On Friday, he sang a different tune in front of the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî (CFR), complaining about the very idea of congressional review: I mean, do you think the ayatollah is going to come...

July 27, 2015 Zegona buys Spain's Telecable for $706 million in first deal

4 Traders - It was owned by Carlyle Group (>> îThe Carlyle Groupî LP) and Liberbank. With Telecable surviving the economic downturn to grow revenue every year for the last five years, O'Hare believes it is set...

July 27, 2015 ASEAN sets pace of global integration

Vietnam Investment Reviev - Joining this regional powerhouse paved the way for Vietnamâs access to the îWorld Trade Organizationî as well as its overall international integration through several key trade and...

July 27, 2015 Napanee Generating Station Demonstrates TransCanada's Strategic Priorities in Action

DESCRIPTION:TransCanada?s $1.2 billion Napanee Generating Station (NGS), a 900-MW, combined cycle, natural gas-fuelled electricity generating station located in the Town of Greater Napanee in Eastern Ontario, will begin...

July 27, 2015 Monterey health department confirms rabid cat died from bat rabies

Contra Costa Times - Rabies among pets can be prevented, however, through vaccination, health department officials said. For more information about rabies, residents can visit the îCenter for Disease Controlî and...

July 27, 2015 Investors Flee Russia as Morgan Stanley Sees Long Market Chill

Source: Bloomberg

A worsening outlook for the price of crude, the country’s biggest export, and international sanctions that are pushing Russia toward its first recession since 2009 have prompted money managers at Franklin Templeton Investments...

July 27, 2015 Kazakhstan to enter WTO on Monday

worldbulletin.net - An official ceremony of Kazakhstan's enterance to îWorld Trade Organizationî will be held Monday in Geneva. The start of accession negotiations are dated back 20 years ago, and were completed on...

July 27, 2015 1.5 million bats are mascots in the city of Austin

Examiner - According to Bat îConservation Internationalî, "When engineers reconstructed the Congress Avenue Bridge in 1980 they had no idea that new crevices beneath the bridge would make an ideal bat roost. Although...

July 27, 2015 Why is the Iran deal bad' Think North Korea

Edmond Sun - MAX BOOT, a contributing writer to the Los Angeles Timesâ opinion pages, senior fellow at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî and author of âInvisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla...

July 27, 2015 Alibaba Group and Unilever Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

StreetInsider - Unilever was ranked number one in their sector in the 2014 îDow Jones Sustainabilityî Index. In the FTSE4Good Index Series, they attained a top environmental score of 5, leading to inclusion in the...

July 27, 2015 Breakfast briefing: Monday, July 27

The Star Online - Reuters îTemasekî's CEO extends leave to October: Singapore state investor îTemasek Holdingsî said chief executive Ho Ching, the wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has decided to...

July 27, 2015 European Stocks Fall Sharply -- 2nd Update

NASDAQ - In Europe, the îStoxxî Europe 600 was 1.0% lower midmorning Monday. Germany's DAX fell 0.9%, France's CAC 40 was 1.0% lower, while the U.K.'sFTSE 100 bucked the trend to climb 0.1%. U.S. stock futures pointed...

July 27, 2015 Decade Reducing Deaths

CSR Wire - In the last decade, teen motor vehicle deaths dropped by nearly half. The rates remain too high, but further reductions are possible. Even though motor vehicle-related deaths among 13-to-19-year-olds fell from 5,300 to...

July 27, 2015 Presidential history: Obama opens first-ever visit to Ethiopia by U.S. president

PBS - John Campbell of the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî and former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss Obama's visit. > 1862

July 27, 2015 Top UN official in Somalia condemns terrorist attack on hotel in Mogadishu

Big News Network - 26 July 2015 -- The most senior îUnited Nationsî official in Somalia has strongly condemned today's terrorist attack on Jazeera Hotel in Mogadishu that resulted in several deaths and injuries. "I...

July 27, 2015 Guan Eng warns PAS of electoral backlash

freemalaysiatoday.com - KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday warned former Pakatan Rakyat coalition ally PAS that the party risked a backlash from the electorate in the wake of its support of Umno and the...

July 27, 2015 PTA-PVR: CA Immobilien Anlagen AG: Shareholding notification according to section 93 para 2 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act

OnVista - Damit setzte ein Rücksetzer auf eine sehr markante Unterstützungszone ein. Morning Call zum DAX, Euro îStoxxî 50 und Dow Jones vom 23.07.2015 23.07.2015, 08:00 Uhr (ING Markets)...

July 27, 2015 Government Jobs 2015: Assam University Recruitment 2015 for 6 Guest Faculty Posts

PrepSure - Assam University is a teaching-cum-affiliating university. It is an institutional signatory to the Global Universities Network for Innovation (GUNI), Barcelona and îUnited Nationsî îGlobal...

July 27, 2015 Donna M. Mueller

Bloomberg - Ms. Donna M. Mueller serves as the Chief Executive Officer at îIowa Public Employees' Retirement Systemî. Ms. Mueller serves as the President at National Association of State Retirement Administrators. To...

July 27, 2015 Deutsche Boerse buys forex trading platform 360T for 725 mn eur

Financial Express - He is already in talks with Swiss Six Group to buy the remaining stakes in their index joint ventures îStoxxî and Indexium. Over the last couple of years, several merger and acquisitions had...

July 27, 2015 Letter from Langdon: Behind the Label

dailyyonder.com - Theyâre hoping the Senate will soon follow by insisting îWorld Trade Organizationî sanctions against U.S. manufacturers are a sure thing if they donât. So while consumers puzzle over...


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