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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]

July 22, 2015 Summer in the City 3rd Annual CSR Investing Summit

Source: S-Network Global Indexes

The Summer in the City 3rd Annual CSR Investing Summit is an all-day conference offering the opportunity to discuss experiences and viewpoints on how to define, manage, and measure responsible investing. The conference includes...[more]

June 22, 2015 The Low Carbon Investing Summit

Source: Financial Research Associates

Join Financial Research Associates for the Low Carbon Investing Summit, a collaborative event that includes investors from endowments, foundations, public funds, as well as climate change experts, and heads of ESG/SRI investing...[more]

June 19, 2015 G&A Institute Supports Summit at Nasdaq on ESG and Company Performance

Source: Skytop Strategies

On June 19, Skytop Strategies presents “ESG Summit,” a full-day conference on the value of environmental, social and governance factors in company performance, featuring G&A Institute supporting as strategic partner. Hosted at...[more]

June 10, 2015 BBB Forum on Corporate Responsibility VIII

Source: New York BBB

Transformers: How Corporate Responsibility Trends Are Changing Business Now June 10, 2015 - 8:00am to 12:30pm Hosted by EmblemHealth (55 Water Street, NYC)[more]

June 1, 2015 Sustainable Brands Expands Networking Hub Designed to Accelerate the Exchange of Tools and Ideas among Business Leaders

Source: Sustainable Brands

Sustainable Brands® recently announced the expansion of the Activation Hub at SB’15 San Diego, June 1-4, 2015 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa. As a central networking hub, this action-centered environment will serve as an ideation...[more]

April 28, 2015 VERGE Salon: Supply Chain Transparency and Traceability

Source: GreenBiz

VERGE is a global event series that focuses on unlocking the business opportunities at the convergence of technology and sustainability. On April 28, VERGE Salon: Supply Chain Transparency and Traceability will bring together 40...[more]

April 28, 2015 VERGE Salon: Supply Chain Transparency and Traceability

Source: GreenBiz

VERGE is a global event series that focuses on unlocking the business opportunities at the convergence of technology and sustainability. On April 28, VERGE Salon: Supply Chain Transparency and Traceability will bring together 40...[more]

April 27, 2015 Over-consumption, climate change threaten food security, water supply: FAO

interaksyon.com - By 2050 some 60 percent more food will be needed to feed the world's people and as farming remains the largest user of water, food must be produced sustainably to ensure future supplies of food and water, the...

April 27, 2015 INTEL CORPORATION NAMED TO TAA'S

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute

Intel Named to Trust Across America's "America's Most Trustworthy Public Companies" 2015 list -- and receives first time "Hank Boerner Accountability Award," named for the chairman of Governance & Accountability Institute. [more]

April 26, 2015 Here we go again

Highlands Today - Not all, but many banks and finance companies, backed by government entities îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî, blissfully wrote thousands upon thousands of mortgages with little or no down...

April 26, 2015 Poultry states reps turn up heat on South Africa

Delmarva Now - Lack of access to the market has cost the U.S. industry millions of dollars. South African officials have said their policy is consistent with îWorld Trade Organizationî legal requirements and that U.S....

April 26, 2015 Hillary Clinton Delivers First Campaign Speech of 2015

Daily Kos - âAnd if you donât believe what I say, look to the îWorld Economic Forumî, hardly a hotbed of feminist thought. Their rankings show that the United States is 65th out of 142 nations and other...

April 26, 2015 Carlyle : Releases 2015 Annual Review and Corporate Citizenship Report

4 Traders - 04/12 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON: OPINION: Recovery from energy crisis provides lesso.. 04/10 CARLYLE: to Announce First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Host Investor Con.. 04/10 CARLYLE: Names Former Procter &...

April 26, 2015 3 million flock to state's national parks

NWA Online - Between Tuesday and May 7, former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea, are scheduled to visit several Clinton Foundation and îClinton Global Initiativeî projects across Africa, concluding...

April 26, 2015 Zimbabwean Named Among Judges of Africa Youth Awards

Modern Ghana - As a member of the Global Shapers - Harare Hub, Alvin was invited among fellow global shapers from Zimbabwe and other countries to attend the îWorld Economic Forumî to be held in South Africa in June...

April 26, 2015 US power grid's US$2 trillion push needs European efficiency

The Business Times - Since 2000, the UK, Italy, Spain, France and Germany have spent a combined US$150.3 billion on energy-efficiency programs, compared with US$96.7 billion for the U.S, according to data compiled by Bloomberg...

April 26, 2015 National Walk at Lunch Day held Wednesday

The Bismarck Tribune - Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley will be joined for the walk by his wife, Kathleen, and employees from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, Healthy North Dakota and îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement...

April 26, 2015 Everywhere they want to be, and now China, too

Telegraph Herald - China's payment industry has been a sore spot between the U.S. and that country for some time. The îWorld Trade Organizationî ruled in 2012 that UnionPay was effectively a government-sanctioned...

April 26, 2015 Spain sees slight increase in first quarter jobless rate

Economic Times - But unemployment is expected to remain high with the îInternational Labour Organizationî predicting Spain's jobless rate remaining above 20 percent until the end of the decade. "The risk that...

April 26, 2015 GDF SUEZ Becomes ENGIE

Newswire Today - The Group is listed on the Paris, Brussels and Luxembourg stock exchanges and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro îStoxxî 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI...

April 26, 2015 Water Asset Management: Hunting Liquid Assets

Barron's - Brazilâs megacity São Paulo may run dry this year. At Davos, the îWorld Economic Forumî declared that water crises will be the decadeâs biggest social and economic risks. Yet, the...

April 26, 2015 Chubb Beats on Q1 Earnings in Spite of Catastrophe Loss - Analyst Blog

Yahoo Finance - Allstate will announce first-quarter results after the closing bell on May 5. îAssurantî Inc. AIZ with a Zacks Rank #3 and an Earnings ESP of +2.7%. îAssurantî will announce first-quarter...

April 26, 2015 Brokers' round-up, downgrades for Merlin and William Hill

FE Trustnet - target raised to 215p from 200p Barclays Capital stays overweight on îSchrodersî, target raised to 3,785p from 3,580p Barclays Capital stays overweight on WPP, target raised to 1,750p from 1,650p...

April 26, 2015 Dana Milbank: Asian trade deal an abomination

La Crosse Tribune - Now, more than 20 years after NAFTA and 14 years after China joined the îWorld Trade Organizationî, there is no real question among economists that expanding trade has been good for the world and...

April 26, 2015 Deutsche to hive off Postbank in revamp

The Peninsula - Since the two took charge in 2012, Deutsche shares have climbed only 22 percent, well below the 84 percent gain for the îStoxxî European Banks index. Hopes for a restructuring have caused...

April 26, 2015 Japanese women push back against leaning in

Public Radio International - Just 65 percent of women aged 15 to 64 work in Japan, compared to nearly 85 percent of Japanese men. According to the 2013 îWorld Economic Forumî's Global Gender Gap report, Japan, ranked...

April 26, 2015 Bond ratings unchanged for city, Olentangy schools

Delaware Gazette - The two largest credit rating agencies â îMoodyâsî Investors Service and Standard & Poorâs â use slightly different rating systems. The prime, or the highest possible...

April 26, 2015 Half empty or half full'

The Rakyat Post - Dr Mahathir seems to have tunnel vision, as all he sees is a completely empty glass when in fact, îWorld Economic Forumî Global Competitiveness Report recognised Malaysia as being first for Financial...

April 26, 2015 Turkish Cypriots pick new leader ahead of planned peace talks

Reuters - The îUnited Nationsî says it expects talks to restart after a six-month hiatus next month. Eroglu, 77, who was elected five years ago, said this would be his last campaign. "It has become a political...

April 26, 2015 Allendale adopts budget with no tax increase on average home

North Jersey - The borough also has had its AAA bond rating re-affirmed by credit rating agency îStandard and Poor'sî, a fact about which White said she is "very pleased." "I'm not sure how many other municipalities...

April 26, 2015 Sanders, Pelosi, Levin take a Stand against the Fast Track TPP

Daily Kos - Meanwhile back on the rhetorical Just-Trust-Me Ranch ... The average wage, calculated by the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO), a United Nations agency dealing with labour issues, particularly...

April 26, 2015 Nigeria Lags Behind Harnessing Technology Potential While Other African Countries Show Promise

Atlanta Black Star - Mauritius, Africaâs most developed financial hub, leads the pack. It ranked 45 in the 2015 Networked Readiness Index (NRI) compiled by the îWorld Economic Forumî. Mauritius is the only...

April 26, 2015 What could McDonald's do to fix its business'

The Northwestern - By retiring the red-headed clown, McDonald's could start rebuilding its trust with many moms, said Jesse Bragg, spokesman for Corporate îAccountabilityî International, which has criticized the...

April 26, 2015 Palm oil to test resistance, dip

The Hindu Business Line - CPO futures were supported by a pick-up in exports. Exports of Malaysian palm products during April 1-20 rose 9.6 per cent from a month earlier, cargo surveyor îIntertekî Testing Services...

April 26, 2015 Low-down-payment mortgages are back

American-Republican - Numerous firms are taking part in a new and somewhat controversial program offered by îFannie Maeî for fixed-rate conventional home loans with 3 percent down payments. îFreddie Macî...

April 26, 2015 H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa: Rewarding Bahraini Business Pioneers

Yahoo Finance - An alumnus of the American University in Washington D.C. with a degree in Economic Theory, and a post-grad of London School of Economics with a diploma in Business Studies, Sheikh Mohammed regularly attends the...

April 26, 2015 Domino's and Dunkin' Brands are big market movers

Billings Gazette - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: The pizza delivery company reported a higher quarterly...

April 26, 2015 Xerox and Amazon are big market movers

Madison - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: The copier company cut its earnings estimate for the full year...

April 26, 2015 Senate holds up violence bill: Letters to the editor

Goerie - According to the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, "coal-fired power plants are the nation's top source of carbon dioxide emissions, the primary cause of global warming." In addition, "burning coal is also a...

April 26, 2015 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Process Workshop

Eco-business - the îUNî îGlobal Compactî Principles, ISO 26000 and CDP reporting Communicate your report in innovative ways Prepare you for future reporting cycles through continuous improvement of your...

April 26, 2015 International-Focus ETFs Beat U.S. Counterparts

Barron's - Already, the îStoxxî Europe 600 this year has returned 19%, and Japanâs benchmark Nikkei 225 has returned 15% in local currency termsâboth dwarfing the S&P 500âs 3%. > 2553

April 26, 2015 Migrants not giving up on life in S.Africa

The Columbian - "If they want work, they should tell their government to do something about their schools." South Africa is ranked by the îWorld Economic Forumî in a 2014-15 report as having the worst math and science...

April 26, 2015 Roundup: Fitch affirms Cyprus's long term ratings at B- with positive outlook

China - îFitch Ratingsî agency has estimated that Cyprus will not need the full 10-billion-euro (10.8-billion-U.S.-dollar) financial aid granted by its international lenders in March 2013, according to a Fitch...

April 26, 2015 DGAP-Adhoc: VOLKSWAGEN AG

GlobeNewswire - Euro îStoxxî 50 Listed: Regulated Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart; Terminbörse EUREX; Luxemburg, SIX End of...

April 26, 2015 Diet Pepsi ditches aspartame for new sweetener

69 WFMZ TV News - "Aspartame tops my list of artificial sweeteners to avoid, and there's good reason to think it's linked to cancer," said Lisa Lefferts, a senior scientist at the îCenter for Science in the Public...

April 26, 2015 More than 2,150 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

Associated Press - Most areas were without power and water. The îUnited Nationsî said hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley were overcrowded, and running out of emergency supplies and space to store corpses. Plumes of...

April 26, 2015 Nearly 3 Out of 5 American Workers Have This Much Saved for Retirement

NASDAQ - Source: îInternational Labour Organizationî via Flickr. Nearly everyone has a retirement finish line they one day hope to cross, but there's a big difference between putting a retirement plan down on paper...

April 26, 2015 Lorraine M. Santos

South Coast Today - Considine Scholarship Fund for many years. She worked at Lakeville Hospital for a short time and then worked at the New Bedford Jewish îConvalescentî Home until her retirement as Director of Nurses...

April 26, 2015 Conference on innovative agri financing

The Nation - KHANEWAL (Staff Reporter): SBP and the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) are jointly organizing an International Conference on Innovative Agricultural Financing in Pakistan...

April 26, 2015 Spanish jobless rate rises to 23.78% in Q1-2015

customstoday.com.pk - But unemployment remains high with the îInternational Labour Organizationî predicting Spainâs jobless rate remaining above 20 percent until the end of the decade. Spainâs unemployment...

April 26, 2015 New report demonstrates water-use decline for all U.S. sectors during 2005-2010

Water World - The îWorld Water Councilî and Korea Water Resources Corporation together with representatives from the 7th Forum National Committee will urge political leaders to act upon the approaches outlined in the...

April 26, 2015 Death toll rises above 2,000 after catastrophic earthquake hit Nepal

WHNT-TV - An estimated 4.6 million people in the region were exposed to tremors from the Nepalearthquake, the îUnited Nationsî Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said via Twitter. Thirty out of 75...

April 26, 2015 Senate kills bill defining state insurance benefits

The Bismarck Tribune - State senators sent a strong message to the House on Thursday that lawmakers should not be meddling in the recently awarded contract that will make Sanford Health Plan the insurance carrier for the...

April 26, 2015 Avantha to sell Crompton Greaves' consumer biz for Rs 2,000 cr

Press Trust of India - New Delhi, Apr 24 (PTI) Avantha Group will sell its entire îholdingî of 34.37 per cent in demerged consumer products business of Crompton Greaves to private equity investors Advent International...

April 26, 2015 Bill Clinton Feeling The Heat Resigns Honorary Chancellor Post

Live Trading News - Other pages detail Mr. Clintonâs role at Laureate and the companyâs relationship with the îClinton Global Initiativeî. The fact that Mr. Clinton only signed on for a 5-yr term was not...

April 26, 2015 Chad Wallace: TPP circumvents democracy

Daily Camera - Taxpayers are sued in a World Bank, îWorld Trade Organizationî or United Nations tribunal. These tribunals typically consist of private lawyers who rotate between "Judge" and "Prosecutor" roles for...

April 26, 2015 Fitch: Cyprus May not Use Entire Bailout

Greek Reporter Greece - îFitch Ratingsî said it no longer assumes that Cyprus will use the entire â¬10 billion of its international bailout package from two years ago. The credit ratings agency said it has...

April 26, 2015 Made-in-USA Victory cycles have happiest owners

Vindy.com - For some, the allure of the open road, rumbling exhaust and the wind in your face are irresistible. Throw in camaraderie, lifestyle and the spirit of adventure, and itâs easy to understand motorcycle...

April 26, 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY: The Economic Voice Series - Canada's Energy Agenda: Getting it Right - Edmonton Edition

Market Watch - Moderated by Dan Gagnier, Chair of the Board, îInternational Institute for Sustainable Developmentî, and former Chief of Staff to the Premier of Quebec, this series will offer guests the opportunity to...

April 26, 2015 After wife raps for-profit colleges, Clinton quits chain

NWA Online - Laureate also has made five commitments through the îClinton Global Initiativeî. The Clintons recently have faced increased scrutiny over donations made to the foundation while Hillary Clinton was...

April 26, 2015 3 million flock to state's national parks

Arkansas Online - Between Tuesday and May 7, former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea, are scheduled to visit several Clinton Foundation and îClinton Global Initiativeî projects across Africa,...

April 26, 2015 Instant Pop

Florida Keys News - A doorway between the center bedroom and the back-of-the-house bedroom creates the îMoody'sî master suite, which includes bath, big walk-in closet and daybed in what the couple uses as a sitting...

April 26, 2015 Twin River wins approval for hotel

South Coast Today - âA hotel would complement table games and help Twin River to differentiate itself from the Plainridge casino,â said Alex Bumazhny, a îFitch Ratingsî financial analyst. âIt could...

April 26, 2015 Wall St mostly gains on US hopes

The Telegraph - "That's an olive branch ⦠maybe it's a little more like an olive twig," Glenmede director of îinvestmentî strategy Jason Pride ... of default that's slightly bigger than zero,"...

April 26, 2015 The stonewalling sheriff

Washington Post - Sheriff Stacey A. Kincaid, an elected official who oversees the jail, initially promised transparency and îaccountabilityî in the McKenna case; in fact, she has delivered something quite different....

April 26, 2015 Major aftershock hits Nepal after earthquake

WGAL Pennsylvania Channel 8 - An estimated 4.6 million people in the region were exposed to tremors from the Nepal earthquake, the îUnited Nationsî Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said via Twitter....

April 26, 2015 International experts analyze impacts of Ethiopian dam

Phys.org - Don Blackmore, former executive director of the Murray-Darling River Basin Authority in Australia and current chair of the îInternational Water Management Instituteî, says, "Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia will...

April 26, 2015 Business as usual' won't last for ag water use

Iowa Farmer Today - In Central Asia, the îInternational Water Management Instituteî is working with farmers to rehabilitate salinized land using licorice. Planting licorice provides multiple benefits to the ecosystem...

April 26, 2015 Goldman reports highest profit in five years as trading picks up

Reuters - Goldman's shares, which hit their highest since May 2008 on Wednesday, were down 0.5 percent at $200.09 at midday amid questions about whether the results were îsustainableî ... according to îThomson...

April 26, 2015 First World War centenary: Gallipoli fallen remembered at Anzac Day service in Hornchurch

Romford Recorder - In January 1916, the Grey Towers mansion became Englandâs first depot for the New Zealand contingent and was turned into the New Zealand îConvalescentî Hospital in July. The laying of wreaths...

April 26, 2015 Colorado equity fund testing waters of "impact" investments

Denver Post - The fund also taps into the adviser cache of the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, a $4 million program launched last year by private-equity powerhouse îThe Blackstone Groupî. "The (Colorado Impact Fund)...

April 26, 2015 Winners of the 2015 James Beard media awards

Washington Post - Sanjay Rawal and îEric Schlosserî Airs: iTunes and Netflix â Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location âMartha Stewartâs Cooking Schoolâ Host: Martha Stewart Producers:...

April 26, 2015 Marilyn M. Legendre - Obituary

The Caledonian Record - Marilyn took nursing courses at Brightlook Hospital and Franconia Nursing Home. She later worked at Brightlook Hospital and St. Johnsbury îConvalescentî Center as a nurse's aide. Marilyn also...

April 26, 2015 Another US$330 million went to Jho Low, says Sarawak Report

MSN - A US$330 million (RM1.18 billion) loan î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) had issued to PetroSaudi International in 2011 was actually deposited into the account of Good Star Limited, a firm controlled by...

April 26, 2015 Big Policy Proposals: How Hillary Changes The Conversation

Investors Business Daily - When you compare America to the rest of the world, it does not seem to be especially hobbled by inefficiencies. In the îWorld Economic Forumî's latest Global Competitiveness Report, the U.S....

April 26, 2015 Duke Researcher Denounces Rush Limbaugh's "Ridiculous" Distortion Of His Global Warming Study

Media Matters - But the study itself said nothing of the sort. Rather, the study stated that, out of the range of warming projections outlined by the United Nations' îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC),...

April 26, 2015 UN chief sends his condolences after earthquake hits Kathmandu Valley -

Associated Press of Pakistan - îUNITED NATIONSî, April 26 (APP): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sent his deepest condolences to the government of Nepal and to everyone affected by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that...

April 26, 2015 Death toll from M7.8 Nepal quake rises to over 2,200

asia.nikkei.com - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said in a statement, "The îUnited Nationsî is supporting the government of Nepal in coordinating international search and rescue operations and is preparing to...

April 26, 2015 What to do if you need help with medical bills

Yahoo Finance - Q. I need help with medical bills. Iâm getting a lot and I'm overwhelmed by all the charges. What can I do' A. Donât ignore themâunpaid medical bills can eventually harm your credit score. First,...

April 26, 2015 Improved fisheries management needed for biodiversity, food: Cameron Rolland (Opinion)

Cleveland Plain Dealer - According to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, as of 2004, 41 million people were employed with fish-related jobs. Less fish could mean fewer jobs for those...

April 26, 2015 Scientists' Message to Pope: Be Skeptical of Climate Change Alarm

New American - They plan to host two public workshops to explain that there is no global warming crisis and to discourage the pontiff from relying on faulty information from climate alarmists within the United Nations'...

April 26, 2015 RBI to cut rates next month and once more by year-end - Reuters poll

Yahoo Finance - Lending rates are still high in India," said Prashant Sawant, senior analyst at îMaplecroftî. Even economists who said they were skeptical another rate cut was in the pipeline in the first half of the...

April 26, 2015 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Alleghany Corporation, Transatlantic Reinsurance Company and Its Subsidiaries; Maintains Positive Outlook

Market Watch - OLDWICK, N.J., Apr 24, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of âa+â of Transatlantic Reinsurance...

April 26, 2015 Maharashtra government inks MoUs with Ruchi Soya, United Phosphorous

Economic Times - Fadnavis said about 40 companies attended today's meeting and they will work with government to set up value chains, adding that the initiative which came up in the state with help of îWorld Economic...

April 26, 2015 Mahathir calls for GST to be scrapped

AsiaOne - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad turned up the pressure on troubled Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday, calling for the new goods and services tax (GST) to be dumped and a royal inquiry into debt-laden state investment fund...

April 26, 2015 Pease, Portsmouth wells at risk of contamination

Fosters Daily Democrat - The Air Force installed an aeration system to remove TCE from all base îwaterî supply wells, and the contaminant has dropped below detection levels, according to the îEPAî. But in...

April 26, 2015 Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, causes panic

capecodtimes.com - Most areas were without power and water. The îUnited Nationsî said hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley were overcrowded, and running out of emergency supplies and space to store corpses. Plumes of...

April 26, 2015 Global matters

Register-Guard - Siegel already had some experience navigating the parkâs rules to help organize the March Against îMonsantoî there last May. She called a few friends, who called a few friends, and it grew from...

April 26, 2015 Alfamart Issues Bond IDR1 Trillion

MENAFN - The interest payment for the two bonds is done every 3 months. The AMRT-stock coded received AA-(idn) rating from PT îFitch Ratingsî Indonesia. PT BCA Sekuritas PT HSBC Securities Indonesia and PT Mandiri...

April 26, 2015 Muhyiddin is capable of taking over helm, says Dr M

The Star Online - However, he said, he could not overlook Najibâs mistakes and his inability to explain the billions of ringgit which remain...

April 26, 2015 Investors vow to raise diversity on all-male FTSE 250 boards

Financial Times - Aviva Investors, Old Mutual Global Investors, Legal & General Investment Management and îHermes Equity Ownership Servicesî have said that they are likely to reject board proposals at the annual...

April 26, 2015 Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto lands global counties job

Daily Nation - Mr Ruto will be the focal person for Africa in the îUnited Nationsî for sub-regional governments, a body based in Colombia, Latin America, that enhances sharing experiences on running of counties. The...

April 26, 2015 Concerns expressed about landfill fire

Union Daily Times - Since January, îEPAî has completed the RSE with several efforts including 1) the deployment of air monitoring units throughout the nearby community of Lockhart; 2) collecting samples from air,...

April 26, 2015 Corporate Governance and Executive Shuffles at IPIC

swfinstitute.org - Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ruler of Abu Dhabi, issued an emiri decree naming Suhail Mohammed Al Mazrouei as managing director of îInternational Petroleum Investment Companyî (IPIC). Suhail...

April 26, 2015 WattStopper Introduces Wireless Exterior Lighting Controls for Code Compliance

Home Toys - The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, Corporate îOekomî Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.com. > 2553

April 26, 2015 Carbon auction will hit targets, critics disagree

Australian Financial Review - Other analysts, including îRepuTexî executive director Hugh Grossman, said it was a strong first auction for the government â with the average price of $14 a tonne higher than...

April 26, 2015 Barrick Gold Digs Itself Into Another Hole Over Compensation

The Motley Fool - Along with British Columbia Investment Management and the Netherlands' îPGGMî Vermogensbeheer, one of the biggest pension fund managers in Europe, the Canadian pension group will vote against...

April 26, 2015 CNH Industrial, a global leader in sustainability, presents highlights from its 2014 Sustainability Report

New Jersey Online - LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), Industry Leader in the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World and Europe Indices, has released its 2014 Sustainability...

April 26, 2015 25 Botulism Cases Reported in Ohio

diabetesinsider.com - According to Ohio îDepartmentî of Health spokeswoman ... an environment in a sealed container, the îbacteriaî could multiply and produce the toxin.â According to Centers for...

April 26, 2015 Nepal earthquake: Death toll crosses 2000 mark as fresh tremors cause panic

Firstpost - "The îUnited Nationsî is supporting the Government of Nepal in coordinating international search and rescue operations and is preparing to mount a major relief effort," UN Secretary-General Ban said in a...

April 26, 2015 CNA Endorses Ontario's Cap And Trade Carbon Reduction Plan

Nuclear Street - Wynne said early last week that Ontario had yet to work out the dollar figures, but the province now says it will raise about $3 billion between 2013 and 2020 from the cap and trade of carbon emissions, which...

April 26, 2015 Marilyn M. Legendre - Obituary

The Caledonian Record - Marilyn took nursing courses at Brightlook Hospital and Franconia Nursing Home. She later worked at Brightlook Hospital and St. Johnsbury îConvalescentî Center as a nurse's aide. Marilyn also...

April 26, 2015 3 Reasons Why Home Builder Stocks Will Run Again After This Correction

investing.com - Leading private equity firm, îThe Blackstone Groupî LP (NYSE:BX) was on a home buying binge until last year. These home purchases by the Blackstone and others institutions have taken a lot of supply...

April 26, 2015 Euromoney conference to mark decade of unprecedented change

Arab News - According to organizers of the key annual conference, being held at Al Faisaliah Hotel from May 5-6, the Kingdom has gone through a decade of momentous change with its entry into the îWorld Trade...

April 26, 2015 How can I use market capitalization to evaluate a stock'

Investopedia - Enterprise value is calculated by summing the market value of common and îpreferred equityî, minority interest and net debt. EBITDA refers to earnings before interest, taxes, deprecation and...

April 26, 2015 Boardrooms and public fuel momentum for climate change: experts - TRFN

Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - OXFORD, England, April 17 (îThomson Reutersî Foundation) - A new climate deal this year ... An additional boost may come from a new set of international îSustainableî...

April 26, 2015 The U.S. Can and Must Rise to the Global Challenge of Climate Change

The Energy Collective - Analysis from groups like the îWorld Resources Instituteî (WRI) has found that cuts on this order are achievable under existing laws. WRI found under its "go-getter" scenario cuts of 28 percent...

April 26, 2015 Somalia: Al-Shabaab-linked sugar smugglers still in business after attack

Garoweonline - According to a report prepared jointly by the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî (Unep) and Interpol, Al-Shabaabâs primary source of income appears to be from informal taxation...

April 26, 2015 Cash is the current fund management king

Financial Times - But there is some logic in this investment strategy. Bill Eigen at JPMorgan Asset Management and Marcus Brookes at îSchrodersî are two fund managers who are doing precisely this as they play a...

April 26, 2015 6.6 million people affected in Nepal quake: UN

The Week - "Rescue and relief operations may be hampered with the monsoon fast approaching," said the UN. The îUnited Nationsî Resident Coordinator's Office and other UN agencies will work under the leadership of the...

April 26, 2015 HSBC Considers Moving Headquarters Out of UK

NDTV - Responding, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî noted that it "takes a positive attitude should HSBC consider relocating its headquarters back to Hong Kong", where it is the largest bank. HSBC, founded in Hong...

April 26, 2015 European shares rise on strong earnings, Greek market also firm

Reuters - Of the 16 percent of îSTOXXî 600 companies to have reported first-quarter results so far, 61 percent have beaten or met expectations, according to Thomson Reuters StarMine data. Thomson Reuters data shows...

April 26, 2015 Eurozone: Fragile Recovery Ahead

Yahoo Finance - Europe-focused ETFs the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) and the SPDR EURO îSTOXXî 50 ETF (FEZ), both of which have all investments in developed European countriesâ stocks, have risen by 10.8% and...

April 26, 2015 Meet the Amazing 14-Year-Old Boy Who's Radically Rethinking the Climate Change Movement

Mic - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's 2014 report found reducing carbon emissions by 40% to 70% in the next 35 years should be the goal. And while this may sound like a lot, following these...

April 26, 2015 CIA's efforts stem scrutiny of strikes

Arkansas Online - Although lawmakers insist there is great îaccountabilityî in the program, interviews with administration and congressional officials show that Congress holds the program to less rigorous scrutiny...

April 26, 2015 China to scrap export taxes on rare earths, aluminium rods and bars from May

Business Recorder - The country had been widely expected to scrap tariffs and quotas on rare earth shipments after a îWorld Trade Organizationî panel branded them discriminatory last year. China is responsible for...

April 26, 2015 Keurig Green Mountain Receives $146.08 Average Price Target from Brokerages (NASDAQ:GMCR)

Mideast Times - The Company sells Keurig Single Cup Brewers and Arabica bean coffees, including îFair Trade Certifiedî, certified organic, flavored, limited edition and blends offered in K-Cup and Vue packs...

April 26, 2015 Bill Clinton Leaves For-Profit College Position

Bloomberg - Another page details the companyâs relationship with the îClinton Global Initiativeî and links to photos of students with Clinton and attending CGI events. The company has declined to say how much it...

April 26, 2015 Liam Bartlett: The great surcharge sham

Perth Now Sunday Times - Significantly, just before Christmas last year the Murray Inquiry handed down a year-long report into îAustraliaîâs financial industry. Given David Murrayâs background as former...

April 26, 2015 Earthquake death toll surpasses 2,000 in Nepal

WYFF 4 - An estimated 4.6 million people in the region were exposed to tremors from the Nepal earthquake, the îUnited Nationsî Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said via Twitter. Thirty out of 75...

April 26, 2015 UK economy seen losing steam in final pre-election growth data

Gulf News - Forecasts in the survey range from 0.8 per cent at SMBC Nikko Securities to 0.3 per cent by economists at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and îSchrodersî Plc. The lower figure would be the weakest in more than...

April 26, 2015 HanesBrands Sets Date for First-Quarter 2015 Earnings Announcement and Investor Conference Call

The Wall Street Transcript - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(îBUSINESS WIREî)--Apr. 15, 2015-- HanesBrands (NYSE ... More information about the company and its corporate îsocial responsibilityî initiatives,...

April 26, 2015 Jeremy Miller, Tania Luna, Ekaterina Walter to Keynote PR News' Digital PR Conference in Miami

StreetInsider - The Digital PR Conference is sponsored by 3BL Media and îBusiness Wireî. To become a sponsor ... employee relations, media training, îCSRî and writing through its flagship newsletter,...

April 26, 2015 Borneo: Jungle fever

New Zealand Herald - Photo / 123RF The burgeoning palm oil sector, of which Malaysia is a world leader, supplying 35.2 per cent of global palm oil in 2012, is the leading cause of rainforest destruction, according to the...

April 26, 2015 HKMA sells HK$13.18 bln to keep Hong Kong dollar in trading band

Net India 123 - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) intervened in the currency market, selling HK$13.18 billion ($1.70 billion) on Friday as the local currency hit the strong end of its trading range. The city's...

April 26, 2015 Time for tax on carbon is now

Rutland Herald - According to a 2013 report by the îCarbon Disclosure Projectî, some of the largest companies in the world, including oil companies, are already counting on a carbon pollution tax in their financial...

April 26, 2015 Don't mention climate change! Europe's response to the refugee crisis is doomed to fail

The Ecologist - In some areas, the coast is already eroding at a rate of nearly 100m each year. The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, or IPCC, estimates that Africa will suffer from a future warming of...

April 26, 2015 Deadlines, $50M-$100M funding gap, relocation threat create tension in Bucks arena deal

YAHOO - Walker mentions "the îState of Wisconsin Investment Boardî, which manages the pension funds for state employees," as a potential buyer for "about $100 million in bonds from Wisconsin municipalities." Matt...

April 26, 2015 Dubai's Union inks deal to set up Saudi real estate firm

Arabian Business - It would be the company's first cash dividend since 2002, according to îThomson Reutersî data. The company last issued bonus shares for 2013, a 5 percent issue. In September last year, Union...

April 26, 2015 Totus Capital expects G8 Education share price to fall

Sydney Morning Herald - US-listed holdings include Berkshire Hathaway, Google and îMonsantoî. ASX-listed stocks that the fund likes include Macquarie Group, Telstra, Caltex, Healthscope, Ramsay Health Care and Smart...

April 26, 2015 Koch Funded Heartland Institute to Send "Real Scientists" to School Pope Francis on Climate Change

Daily Kos - These findings are stronger than those of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, the United Nations group that defines the scientific and diplomatic consensus on global warming. Yet, Heartland is...

April 26, 2015 Why Botulism Is Found in Canned Foods and How to Keep Your Pantry Safe

ABC News - Botulism is caused by a nerve toxin released by certain îbacteriaî, according to the U.S. Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention. "All forms of botulism can be fatal and are considered...

April 26, 2015 About 68% of ABFA spent on Roads and Infrastructure

Ghana Web - A report on the Management of Petroleum Revenues for the year 2013 by the Public Interest and îAccountabilityî Committee (PIAC) said the remaining Ghc287.20, representing 35 percent of the ABFA allocation...

April 26, 2015 Federal agency needs oversight, not overreach

The Daily Sentinel - Thankfully, legislators are proposing the Colorado Electric Consumersâ Protection Act (SB258), which, if passed, would bring much needed transparency and îaccountabilityî to Coloradoâs...

April 26, 2015 Fitch gives high ratings to 5 top Phl banks

Philstar - MANILA, Philippines - îFitch Ratingsî Inc. has reaffirmed its positive ratings on three Philippine universal banks and two government financial institutions. The US Securities and Exchange...

April 26, 2015 9th Vijay Awards 2015: Winners' List, Photos: LIVE UPDATES

International Business Times - Jury: K Bhagyaraj, Yugi Sethu, KV Anand, R Balki, and Nadhiya Moidu. 1.20 îAM: Bestî Comedian goes to Thambi Ramaiah for 'Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam'. 1.10 îAM:...

April 26, 2015 Chihuahua of the sea' Scientists find rare 'pocket shark'

The Christian Science Monitor - âAs a scientist, I want to explore the great wonders our ocean has to offer,â Greg Stone, executive vice president at îConservation Internationalî, wrote for The Huffington...

April 26, 2015 Indianapolis school officials warn of tuberculosis exposure

FOX News - The îCenter for Disease Controlî says signs of tuberculosis include night sweats, unintentional weight loss and a cough that lasts several weeks. > 1862

April 26, 2015 Combating corruption and building Jamaica's prosperity

Jamaica Observer - We in NIA, in recognising this need, are now welcoming membership from Jamaicans in all walks of life, from whoever wishes to contribute to a Jamaica of greater integrity, transparency and...

April 26, 2015 Dive into Water Stocks & ETFs on Earth Day - Analyst Blog

Yahoo Finance - Further, the îWorld Water Councilî (WWC) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are seeking financing for water infrastructure. On the other hand, world water supply is...

April 26, 2015 Declining Delinquencies

multihousingnews.com - Standard & Poorâs Ratings Services forecasts a 50 to 100 basis point decline in the U.S. îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî delinquency rate this year, based on historical and...

April 26, 2015 Twin River wins approval for hotel

South Coast Today - âA hotel would complement table games and help Twin River to differentiate itself from the Plainridge casino,â said Alex Bumazhny, a îFitch Ratingsî financial analyst. âIt could...

April 26, 2015 POLL-RBI to cut rates next month and once more by year-end

CNBC - Lending rates are still high in India," said Prashant Sawant, senior analyst at îMaplecroftî. Even economists who said they were skeptical another rate cut was in the pipeline in the first half of the year...

April 26, 2015 PAS Permatang Pauh division insist ties mended with PKR as by-election machinery launched

The Malaysian Insider - That has to be discussed. "To me, this is not something immediate. It is not something like corruption, the goods and services tax (GST) or the 1MDB (î1Malaysia Development Berhadî scandal)...

April 26, 2015 NIST: Companies should follow government's framework for cybersecurity

Smart Grid News - who is also the acting director of the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST), at the "Board Agenda: CYBER" conference in Washington, D.C. last week. May explained that to protect...

April 26, 2015 Editor's take: Where the jobs went while Texas idled, CEO pay & Frisco's hot ticket

The Business Journal - Rick Perry to new Gov. Greg Abbott, who campaigned on bringing more îaccountabilityî to the business attraction process. Texas legislators continue to debate changes to the state's two primary...

April 26, 2015 6.6 million people affected in Nepal quake: UN

Webindia 123 - "Rescue and relief operations may be hampered with the monsoon fast approaching," said the UN. The îUnited Nationsî Resident Coordinator's Office and other UN agencies will work under the leadership of...

April 26, 2015 National Walk at Lunch Day held Wednesday

The Bismarck Tribune - Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley will be joined for the walk by his wife, Kathleen, and employees from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, Healthy North Dakota and îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement...

April 26, 2015 How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'

AOL - His feat was impressive because of the target of his alleged bluffing - investors in E-Mini S&P 500 futures, which are financial contracts that allow you to bet on the rise and fall of the îStandard and...

April 26, 2015 Saudi insurance sector poised for strong growth

Gulf News - Dubai: Saudi Arabiaâs insurance market is the second-fastest growing in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and has good potential for further gains due to its low insurance penetration levels and improved...

April 26, 2015 Navios Companies Form Joint Venture for 14 Vessel Acquisition (NM) (NNA) (NMM)

StreetInsider - The transaction adds tremendous value for Navios and HSH as it provides relief to îdistressed assetsî from bankruptcy and places them into Navios' stable ownership, leveraging our economies of scale...

April 26, 2015 Indonesia executions could happen in 72 hours

KCCI 8 Des Moines - On Saturday, îUnited Nationsî Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Indonesia's government to reverse their decision. "The Secretary-General appeals to the government of Indonesia to refrain from...

April 26, 2015 Tom Mayer: Capitalism vs. climate: Which side are you on'

Daily Camera - Many receive funding from Shell, BP, Walmart, îMonsantoî, and the like. Big Green has championed natural gas and fracking as an alternative to coal while minimizing methane emissions and other problems...

April 26, 2015 Wind energy in Morocco: ACWA Power to Launch Wind Power Projects

REVE - ACWA is head-quartered in the kingdom of îSaudiî Arabia. It is owned by eight îSaudiî conglomerates, Sanabil Direct Investment Company (owned by the îPublic Investment Fundî of...

April 26, 2015 US regulators could 'scupper' move by HSBC to Hong Kong over assets of £190bn

Daily Mail - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî said on Friday that it would welcome the bank back to Hong Kong, where it was based until 1992. âHSBC is the largest bank in Hong Kong and has deep historical...

April 26, 2015 U.S. health officials say ice cream safe to eat despite recalls

CTV News - WASHINGTON -- U.S. health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat -- even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria îbacteriaî in their ... as a whole poses any special...

April 26, 2015 Farmers turn to GMO-free crops to boost income

Poughkeepsie Journal - Producers have embraced GMO crops â first commercially introduced in the U.S. in 1996 with the launch of îMonsantoîâs Roundup Ready soybeans â because they boost yields and...

April 26, 2015 St. Louis Delegation Cultivates Israeli Agro-Tech

The Times of Israel - âWe have world-class plant science strengths â the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, îMonsantoîâs world headquarters, and more plant scientists than anywhere in the world....

April 26, 2015 Flying Cars or Flying Toilets: What Is the Best Way to Measure Innovation'

The Huffington Post - We have been having a robust discussion on this topic in the îWorld Economic Forumî's Global Agenda Council on the Economics of Innovation, of which I am a member. Assuming a broad definition of...

April 26, 2015 Different groups responsible for Lanka disappearances: panel

Economic Times - Other armed groups and unknown groups has been responsible for the rest. "Based on the enquiries conducted thus far îaccountabilityî and responsibility by these parties vary from district to...

April 26, 2015 Author: Bill Clinton Just Quit Education Company Because Of 'Clinton Cash' Book

News Max - Other pages detail Clinton's role at Laureate and the companyâs relationship with the îClinton Global Initiativeî. The fact that Clinton only signed on for a five-year term was not publicly disclosed...

April 26, 2015 Forget Net Neutrality -- What About Net Vitality'

Forbes - The Media Institute study, based on publicly available data from sources like the United Nations, The îWorld Economic Forumî, Gartner and others, suggests that that assessment should be more multi-faceted....

April 26, 2015 Senator Kennedy wants Connecticut to ban the use of dangerous pesticides on public playgrounds

New Haven Register - Glyphosate, which is the leading ingredient in the weed-killing product îMonsantoîâs Roundup, is at the top of the list to ban on Connecticutâs field, and according to the release the...

April 26, 2015 Barrick Gold faces shareholder wrath over pay hikes at annual meeting Tuesday

The Star - The Netherlands-based îPGGMî Vermogensbeheer B.V., which is one of Europeâs biggest pension funds, said it will also vote against Barrickâs executive pay packages. Barrick already overhauled its...

April 26, 2015 Brokers' round-up, downgrades for Merlin and William Hill

FE Trustnet - target raised to 215p from 200p Barclays Capital stays overweight on îSchrodersî, target raised to 3,785p from 3,580p Barclays Capital stays overweight on WPP, target raised to 1,750p from 1,650p...

April 26, 2015 How London man may have bluffed his way to riches and helped set off the 2010 'flash crash'

FOX News - His feat was impressive because of the target of his alleged bluffing â investors in E-Mini S&P 500 futures, which are financial contracts that allow you to bet on the rise and fall of the îStandard and...

April 26, 2015 AnthroTronix Wins Gold Edison AwardTM for Mobile Medical Application

Benzinga - AnthroTronix has been recognized among Inc. Magazine's "5000 Fastest Growing Companies" and was selected by the îWorld Economic Forumî as a Technology Pioneer company. For more information about...

April 26, 2015 Modern Love: An itemized marriage proposal via voice mail

Charlotte Observer - When I checked the home answering machine after my ferry commute across San Francisco Bay, there was a proposal of marriage from my old friend John Basso, who was now living in Florida. I listened in awe to...

April 26, 2015 Fixing An Overlooked Element Of The Gender Pay Gap

Fast Company - It really is good for business: the îWorld Economic Forumîâs Global Gender Gap Report 2014 highlighted a strong correlation between a countryâs gender gap and its economic performance. Once...

April 26, 2015 CIA's efforts stem scrutiny of strikes

Arkansas Online - Although lawmakers insist there is great îaccountabilityî in the program, interviews with administration and congressional officials show that Congress holds the program to less rigorous scrutiny...

April 26, 2015 5 Stories You'll Care About in Politics This Week

ABC News - It will also follow Bill and Chelsea Clinton all the way to Africa, where they will arrive Wednesday for an extended trip designed to highlight Clinton Foundation and îClinton Global Initiativeî projects....

April 26, 2015 GM nominates pharmaceutical company exec to join board

The Detroit News - Jimenez joined Novartis in 2007, and previously served as non-executive director of AstraZeneca PLC, in the United Kingdom and as an adviser for îthe Blackstone Groupî, a private equity organization...

April 26, 2015 KUTESA: Mobilizing Resources for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

New Vision - The President of the îUnited Nationsî General Assembly Sam Kutesa has outlined a new universal development agenda that presents a collective commitment to humankind and the planet. In an article titled...

April 26, 2015 Is ice cream safe' Federal health officials say yes

St. Augustine Record - Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria îbacteriaî in their frozen confections ... that ice cream as a whole poses any special...

April 26, 2015 A.M. Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Ratings of Wilton Re Ltd and Its Subsidiaries

Insurance News Net - OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has upgraded the issuer credit ratings (ICR) to "a+" from "a" and affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) of Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited...

April 26, 2015 Advent to lead acquisition of Crompton Greaves' consumer products business from Avantha

NetIndian - The announcement by the two companies said îTemasekî îHoldingsî, another leading private equity firm, would be an independent co-investor alongside Advent in CGCEL. The transaction values CGCEL...

April 26, 2015 CDC using new technology to track history of Blue Bell listeria Illness

Columbia Missourian - "It is giving us a new power to investigate cold cases," Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention's Robert Tauxe ... when the South Carolina îDepartmentî of Health and...

April 26, 2015 Quake death toll surges over 1,800 as rescue teams head for Nepal

The Times of Israel - More aid flights were planned for Sunday. Hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley were overcrowded, running out of room for storing dead bodies and running out of emergency supplies, the îUnited...

April 26, 2015 Health officials: Ice cream in the U.S. 'generally safe' despite some recent recalls

MLive - WASHINGTON â Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat â even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria îbacteriaî in their ... as a whole poses any...

April 26, 2015 Compulsory stewardship by passive managers moves closer

Financial Times - îHermes Equity Ownership Servicesî, which engages on behalf of the £134bn of assets Hermes does not manage itself, has 26 employees. âI think at the end of the day they are going...

April 26, 2015 Morning MoneyBeat Europe: Nasdaq Cheer Expected to Spread

The Wall Street Journal - Alan Howard, the founder of Brevan Howard îAssetî îManagementî LLP, now has to share his crown ... but with one notable absence: îCredit Suisse Groupî AG was no longer...

April 26, 2015 Moody's: Bahrain's Government finances under pressure from oil price shock

CPI Financial - As of 2013, the net asset holdings of Bahrain îMumtalakat Holding Companyî (unrated) totaled a little less than 20 per cent of GDP, placing it at the smaller end of sovereign wealth funds. In recent...

April 26, 2015 Fitch Affirms Mackinaw Power LLC at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

StreetInsider - On Dec. 2, 2014, investment vehicles managed by îThe Carlyle Groupî (Carlyle, 'A'; Stable Outlook) completed the acquisition of a 75.05% share of Southeast PowerGen Holdings, LLC (SE PowerGen), the...

April 26, 2015 Libya grapples with migration crisis

Al JAZEERA - VIDEO: Libya's lawlessness and migrant crisis According to the îUnited Nationsî, 40,000 people have arrived in Europe so far this year, most fleeing the raging wars in Somalia, Eritrea, and Syria. Last...

April 26, 2015 Arch Coal shareholders reject proxy access proposal

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Peabody's shareholder meeting is May 4. îMonsantoî shareholders approved a similar proxy-access proposal in January, but îMonsantoî's board has yet to act on the issue. At the...

April 26, 2015 U.S. Department of Education rejects Colorado opt-out waiver request

Denver Post - In response, Assistant Secretary of Education Deborah Delisle wrote Friday to Colorado Education Commissioner Robert Hammond that the law doesn't exempt certain districts from îaccountabilityî...

April 26, 2015 Movers & shakers: April 27

Financial Times - Mr Lindgren joins from îAmundiî, the French asset manager, where he was general manager for the Nordics. C AMP Capital, the $300bn Australian asset manager, has appointed John Angell as head of...

April 26, 2015 Texas health tests prodded Blue Bell ice cream recall

Longview News-Journal - Shortly after lab tests on two Blue Bell ice cream flavors â Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough â came back "presumptive positive" for the deadly îbacteriaî...

April 26, 2015 Comcast's failed Time Warner acquisition is a victory for Al Franken

Anderson Independent-Mail - Franken said last year that he had heard from 100,000 people who opposed the deal. The Stop Mega Comcast coalition, which included groups like Common Cause, îConsumers Unionî and rival...

April 26, 2015 Aftershock hits Nepal as quake death toll passes 2,100 in four countries

Japan Today - Most areas were without power and water. The îUnited Nationsî said hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley were overcrowded, and running out of emergency supplies and space to store corpses. Plumes of smoke,...

April 26, 2015 Alfamart Issues Bond IDR1 Trillion

MENAFN - The interest payment for the two bonds is done every 3 months. The AMRT-stock coded received AA-(idn) rating from PT îFitch Ratingsî Indonesia. PT BCA Sekuritas PT HSBC Securities Indonesia and PT Mandiri...

April 26, 2015 Big mining firms falter in environmental responsibility

Ghana Web - The îEPAî reports its final ratings as aggregates of assessment of ... studies and anecdotal evidences have shown that the first consequence of environmental breaches is the pollution of...

April 26, 2015 Finally, a U.S. Bishop Is Punished in Sex-Abuse Scandal

Daily Beast - Itâs a huge deal and major îaccountabilityî moment for a Church that frankly hasnât had enough of them. The Vatican is getting it at last. The resignation of bishop Robert W. Finn of Kansas...

April 26, 2015 Water insecurity costing global economy billions

Japan Times - âSecuring Water, Sustaining Growth,â published in the middle of this month, was written by a task force established by the îGlobal Water Partnershipî and Organization for Economic Cooperation...

April 26, 2015 HSBC Reviewing Whether to Move Headquarters Away From U.K.

Wall Street Journal - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî said it was aware of HSBCâs review and that it would have a âpositive attitudeâ should the bank consider relocating its headquarters back to...

April 26, 2015 Greg Hunt's 'stunning' carbon auction result claim declared misrepresentation

Australian Financial Review - Other analysts, including îRepuTexî executive director Hugh Grossman, said it was a strong first auction for the government â with the average price of $14 a tonne higher than...

April 26, 2015 A MayDay call to action for health professionals: sign this letter and stand up for #SOSBlakAustralia

Crikey - Meanwhile, The îUnited Nationsî permanent forum on Indigenous issues recently supported a submission by the Kimberley Land Council condemning the proposed closure. Dr Melissa Stoneham and colleagues write: We...

April 26, 2015 1,800 dead, thousands homeless after Nepal earthquake

The Columbus Dispatch - Hospitals in the Katmandu Valley were overcrowded, running out of room for dead bodies and running out of emergency supplies, the îUnited Nationsî said in a statement. âThe reports of the...

April 26, 2015 City hall panned

Vernon Morning Star - I thought that with a new mayor and several new councillors being elected to city council, democratic values of transparency, representation, pluralism and îaccountabilityî would at long last...

April 26, 2015 Moody : The Week in Public Finance: Bankruptcy Scares, Superdowngrades and Shopping in Pennsylvania

4 Traders - îMoody'sî Investor's Service also downgraded New Jersey's credit rating last week to A2, making it the second-lowest rated state (behind Illinois) by îMoody'sî. Fitch doesn't like where this is...

April 26, 2015 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of N.V. Univé Her

Market Watch - LONDON, Apr 24, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of âa-â of N.V. Univé Her (Univé...

April 26, 2015 Most precise atomic clock won't lose a second in 15 billion years

Economic Times - The experimental strontium lattice clock at JILA, a joint institute of îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) in the US and the University of Colorado Boulder, is now more than three...

April 26, 2015 The Company has been Able to Bring Down its Debt Burden

The New Indian Express - îDistressed assetsî could certainly receive a higher attention in the process explained above, if the risks associated with such proposals are mitigable. In hindsight, do you feel Tata Power...

April 26, 2015 Dick Spotswood: The long-term cost of keeping taxpayers in the dark

Marin Independent Journal - Those four were selected because unlike other Marin cities and special districts that belong to the state retirement system, îCalPERSî, they are members of the Marin County Employees...

April 26, 2015 Hundreds Queue Up Outside Kathmandu Airport in Hope of Way Out

NDTV - "The house pillars shook as if they were trees in the wind" says Neeraj Chauhan who works with the îUnited Nationsî in Kathmandu. Mr Chauhan had invited his parents to visit him, a decision he now regrets. "I...

April 26, 2015 Major aftershock hits Nepal after earthquake

KETV Omaha - An estimated 4.6 million people in the region were exposed to tremors from the Nepal earthquake, the îUnited Nationsî Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said via Twitter. Thirty out of 75...

April 26, 2015 Fitch Affirms Moscow Region at 'BB+'; Outlook Stable

Reuters - (The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON/MOSCOW/FRANKFURT, April 24 (Fitch) îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed the Moscow Region's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default...

April 26, 2015 Indigenous People Occupy Brazil's Legislature, Protesting Bill's Violation of Land Rights

Truth Out - "There is no community right now that is not suffering the impacts of a capitalist project. Behind the impetus for this law are the interests of îMonsantoî, Nestlé, Syngenta, Cargill and other...

April 26, 2015 Australian home loan borrowers are $212 billion in front on mortgage repayments

Adelaide Now - Meanwhile, the proportion of borrowers behind on home-loan repayments has dropped. Data from îFitch Ratingsî shows barely 1 per cent of customers are a month or more in arrears. Since 2000 the peak...

April 26, 2015 Small businesses: Quotas on U.S. visas stifle hiring

NWA Online - Large companies get a disproportionate share of visas, according to a 2011 report by the Government îAccountabilityî Office, a congressional agency that audits federal spending. From 2000-09, less than 1...

April 26, 2015 Jordanian assumes top UN coordination role in Libya

Al Bawaba - Al Zaâtari, as his new deputy special representative and deputy head of the îUnited Nationsî Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), where he will also serve as îUnited Nationsî resident...

April 26, 2015 EU considers option of national GMO bans

Herald and News - The proposal is intended to speed up endorsements at EU level of requests to sell food and feed made by biotech companies such as îMonsantoî and declared safe by European scientists, with the price...

April 26, 2015 Complaints rise under Camden police

Philadelphia Daily News - Some individuals stopped have ended up in the hospital. âA rate of 0 percent when it comes to sustaining excessive-force complaints raises serious red flags about a lack of...

April 26, 2015 Overspending, water violations trouble Ropesville

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - âItâs just poor spending. Weâve had no îaccountabilityî whatsoever â none,â said local resident Brenda Rabel, who served two months on City Council before she...

April 26, 2015 Roundup: Fitch affirms Cyprus's long term ratings at B- with positive outlook

China - îFitch Ratingsî agency has estimated that Cyprus will not need the full 10-billion-euro (10.8-billion-U.S.-dollar) financial aid granted by its international lenders in March 2013, according to a Fitch...

April 25, 2015 New Walking Trail to Increase Acessibility and Encourage Active and Healthy Living at CTL-Will-A-Way

Volunteers from UnitedHealthcare finish installation at camp for children with serious illnesses, disabilities and other health challenges. DESCRIPTION:WINDER, GA.,?April 25, 2015 /3BL Media/?? Camp Twin Lakes and Children?s...

April 25, 2015 Global warming more moderate than worst-case models

Domain-b - A new study based on 1,000 years of temperature records suggests global warming is not progressing as fast as it would under the most severe emissions scenarios outlined by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate...

April 25, 2015 World's plants and soils to switch from carbon sink to source by 2100, study shows

The Carbon Brief - Limits to growth Most climate models used for the latest îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) report assume that enough additional nitrogen and phosphorus would be available for extra...

April 25, 2015 10 mortgage terms demystified

homes.yahoo.com - Here are 10 terms that we demystify as you prepare to embark on one of the largest commitments in your lifetime. îFreddie Macî, îFannie Maeî and Ginnie Mae: Is There a Family Connection'...

April 25, 2015 Another USD$330mil allegedly channeled to Jho Low

Malaysiakini - In yet another expose on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), whistleblower website Sarawak Report claims it has new documents to show that USD$330 million meant for its partner PetroSaudi...

April 25, 2015 EU, US trade negotiators get an earful from critics

MSN - Critics of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) included Jean Halloran, a senior adviser at the nonprofit îConsumers Unionî, who suggested a treaty would be the worst of all...

April 25, 2015 Is switching from coal to gas better for the climate'

PennEnergy - Comparisons depend on the emission factors used for each process. The 1996 îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) emission factors have been widely used but are often considered to be too low....

April 25, 2015 Experience the Magic of a European Winter Wonderland

Financial Content - 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...

April 25, 2015 U.S. Money Managers Turn Cautious

Barron's - Nearly half of the Big Money managers say Europe will be the best-performing stock market in the next 12 monthsâand thatâs after European shares, as measured by the îStoxxî Europe 600 index,...

April 25, 2015 New curbs ruled out as forex deficit soars

China Daily - Foreign exchange settlement by Chinese banks reached an eighth consecutive month of deficits in March, rising to a record-high $66 billion, up from $17.2 billion in February and $8.2 billion in January, the...

April 25, 2015 The waste land breeding crabs

E Science News - Dawdon, Durham: The sea floor had once been smothered in silt, the water so turbid no marine life could be seenThe Turning the Tide îmillennium projectî has restored this coastline, transforming...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Upgrades 3 Classes of LB-UBS 2005-C5

StreetInsider - The loan transferred to îspecial servicingî in January 2013 due to imminent default. The top three tenants at the property include the Department of Energy (19%), JDS Uniphase Corporation (11%), and...

April 25, 2015 Earth Day: Three Greek-Americans to Save the Planet

Greek USA Reporter - She was a leading voice in the formation of the îSustainability Consortiumî. Vlahakis-Hanks sits on the Corporate Board of the Environmental Media Association and is a Board Member on the American...

April 25, 2015 Change in use of forex reserves takes shape

China Daily Europe - China's îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî says the surplus in the capital and financial accounts last year was $38.2 billion, compared with $326.2 billion in 2013. The total deficit from...

April 25, 2015 The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is an abomination

The Business Insider - Now, 21 years after NAFTA and 14 years after China joined the îWorld Trade Organizationî, there is no real question among economists that expanding trade has been good for the world and has...

April 25, 2015 Principal Financial Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results; Company Also Announces Common Stock Dividend Increase

NASDAQ - This is a 43 percent improvement in credit impairments over first quarter 2014 as we continue to see losses on îcommercial mortgage backed securitiesî diminish; and $19.1 million of gains on derivatives and...

April 25, 2015 More commercial plants in pipeline for LanzaTech

New Zealand Herald - LanzaTech has so far raised more than US$200 million from investors including US$60 million from the îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî last December, which became the second largest shareholder...

April 25, 2015 Billions at risk for Ghana, oil firms from ocean boundary ruling

Reuters - "Even if Ghana wins on the boundary eventually, as most people expect, they stand to lose two years of revenues from TEN which they badly need," said Anaïs De Meulder, Africa analyst at global risk advisory...

April 25, 2015 Apollo Medical Holdings Announces reverse stock split and nasdaq listing submission

New Jersey Online - The Company also announced that it has submitted an initial listing application to the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî to have its common stock approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market. The Board of...

April 25, 2015 Dinsdag veel Q1-dijfers VS: o.a. Broadcom, DuPont, Paccar en United Technologies

Analist.be - Op 21 april presenteren o.a. deze Amerikaanse bedrijven hun kwartaal- en of jaarcijfers: ADTRAN Inc Allegheny Technologies Inc American National Insurance Co Amgen Inc Arch Coal Inc Asbury Automotive Group Inc...

April 25, 2015 The trade-off Obama missed on trade

Washington Post - Now, more than 20 years after NAFTA and 14 years after China joined the îWorld Trade Organizationî, there is no real question among economists that expanding trade has been good for the world and has...

April 25, 2015 African Travel, Inc. Appoints New President

Benzinga - 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...

April 25, 2015 Banks in China see record forex outflow in March

中æ¶çµå­æ¥ - Chinese banks bought 808.3 billion yuan (US$131.4 billion) in foreign currencies and sold 1.2 trillion yuan (US$195.2 billion), leading to a deficit of...

April 25, 2015 Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces Time Change for First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call

Business Wire - îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. The Company is externally managed and advised by ACREFI Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Rates Lake Tahoe Unified School District, CA's $5.2MM GOs 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Market Watch - The district participates in the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and, to a lesser degree, the California Public Employee Retirement Fund (îCalPERSî). The funded ratio for the...

April 25, 2015 HKMA positive on potential HSBC move back to Hong Kong

Yahoo Finance - HONG KONG (Reuters) - HSBC's Holdings (HSBA.L) potential relocation of its headquarters back to Hong Kong is a positive development, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî said in a statement on Friday....

April 25, 2015 Avantha to sell Crompton Greaves' consumer business

Times of India - NEW DELHI: Avantha Group will sell its entire îholdingî of 34.37 per cent in demerged consumer products business of Crompton Greaves to private equity investors Advent International and...

April 25, 2015 Angelina Jolie pleads with world powers on Syria's refugee crisis

The Christian Science Monitor - îUnited Nationsî â Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being...

April 25, 2015 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings Of Transmonde Services Insurance Company, Limited

The Street - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of "a" of Transmonde Services Insurance Company, Limited (Transmonde) (Bermuda). The outlook for both ratings is...

April 25, 2015 US Provides $13 Million for El Salvadoran and Honduran Youth Job Training

Latin American Herald Tribune - The U.S. Department of Labor is prepared to do its part. Today, the department's îBureau of International Labor Affairsî is announcing $13 million towards this effort with a call for...

April 25, 2015 Blue Nile Schedules First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Virtual-Strategy Magazine - Blue Nile's shares are traded on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî LLC under the symbol NILE. CONTACT: Blue Nile, Inc. Nancy Shipp, 206.388.3626 (Investors) nancys@bluenile.com or Josh Holland,...

April 25, 2015 Nemours Children's Health System expanding in South Jersey

Philadelphia Daily News - Kevin Holloran, an analyst with îStandard and Poor'sî Ratings Services. "It typically is a mutually beneficial relationship. You rarely see the competitive pressures like you might be seeing...

April 25, 2015 Treasurer calls on SEC to urge greater disclosure from oil and gas companies

The Bay State Banner - The letter, organized by the nonprofit îsustainabilityî advocacy group îCeresî and signed by five other state treasurers, argues that a series of carbon asset risks from fossil fuel...

April 25, 2015 Battling ISIS remains the prime objective

Rediff India Abroad - He seems to have graduated from being entirely a part of the problem to being a part of the solution. The îUnited Nationsî envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura recently stated after meeting Assad...

April 25, 2015 Nevsun Releases 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Benzinga - The îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines were used in the preparation of this Report and is in accordance with the 'Core' criteria option of the fourth generation (G4)...

April 25, 2015 MEPT And Bentall Kennedy Announce Acquisition Of 757 Third Avenue In New York

New Jersey Online - Signatory to the îUNî îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî, MEPT is recognized as a pioneer in Responsible Property Investing (RPI) and has been consistently top-ranked in the U.S....

April 25, 2015 Listeria outbreak: Q&A with Oklahoma state epidemiologist

Oklahoma News - Ten people across four states, including one person in Oklahoma, have been sickened to date by several strains of listeria after eating tainted Blue Bell ice cream products and three of them have died, the Centers...

April 25, 2015 Chilean President Michelle Bachelet thanks PAHO/WHO for support during emergency

Pan American Health Organization - Santiago, Chile, 21 April 2015 (PAHO/WHO) â President Michelle Bachelet of Chile thanked the Pan American Health Organization/îWorld Health Organizationî (PAHO ... along with...

April 25, 2015 First test results of the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport

Yahoo Finance - Best cars for making it to 200,000 miles 6 costly estate planning minefields and how to avoid them Why you should wait to buy a laptop Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website....

April 25, 2015 Ray Keener: Don't overstate scientific certainty

Daily Camera - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) issued its fifth report in 2014, upgrading the likelihood from "very likely" in the 2007 report. Does this mean we should wait for certainty to...

April 25, 2015 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of PVI Reinsurance Joint-stock Corporation

Insurance News Net - HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of B+ (Good) and the issuer credit rating of âbbb-â of PVI Reinsurance Joint-stock Corporation (PVI Re) (Vietnam)....

April 25, 2015 ND Senate kills bill aimed at contract between NDPERS and Sanford Health Plan

prairiebizmag.com - BISMARCK â State senators sent a strong message to the House on Thursday that lawmakers shouldnât be meddling in the recently awarded contract that will make Sanford Health Plan the insurance...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Upgrades 1 Class of GCCFC 2002-C1

Market Watch - KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrade is a result of paydown, high credit enhancement and defeasance. Three loans remain in the pool: one in îspecial servicingî (73.4%), one fully defeased (42.6%), and one...

April 25, 2015 Will Banks Benefit From Recent Non-Performing Loan Sales by GSEs'

DSnews - Chicago-based Fitch Ratings said that the recent non-performing loan sales by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî could have positive implications for banks in the United States that are seeking to...

April 25, 2015 Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: Wealthy, poor face same underwriting guidelines

The Santa Cruz Sentinel - îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî do not differentiate; the same paperwork will be required by all who seek a conventional mortgage and the same applies for those seeking a FHA or VA...

April 25, 2015 Reichert vetoes attempt to rebid pension job

The Telegraph - Cheryl Underwood, senior consultant for IPC, was a benefit advisor for the îMunicipal Employeesâ Retirement System of Michiganî from 2004 to 2007, while Walker was chairman of that...

April 25, 2015 Pizarro: San Jose State student's dream takes flight

San Jose Mercury News - The most popular celebrities in attendance, though were the critters brought by îConservation Internationalî's David Jackson, a menagerie that included an alligator, a falcon and an...

April 25, 2015 Yemen crisis: Civilian death toll exceeds 550

The Daily Star - The civilian death toll from the fighting and airstrikes since the bombing started on March 26 has reached an estimated 551 people, the îUnited Nationsî said on Friday. Its childrenâs agency...

April 25, 2015 N.D. Senate kills bill aimed at insurance contract with Sanford

Grand Forks Herald - BISMARCK â State senators sent a strong message to the House on Thursday that lawmakers shouldnât be meddling in the recently awarded contract that will make Sanford Health Plan the insurance...

April 25, 2015 European Commission considers allowing EU states to ban biotech food and feed

Farm Futures - The îWorld Trade Organizationî has ruled against the EU for not operating a timely and science-based approval process, Wilkins said, and the Commission's decision could create new WTO violations by...

April 25, 2015 Considerations for the Pope on Climate and the Poor

Heartland - First, the Pope should understand the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, is just that, a governmental panel with leaders chosen by, the course of research directed by, and what gets reported to...

April 25, 2015 Africa: Dramatic Impact of Climate Change On People's Lives Demands Response - FAO Leader

AllAfrica - Copyright © 2015 îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly...

April 25, 2015 GDF SUEZ Becomes ENGIE

Newswire Today - The Group is listed on the Paris, Brussels and Luxembourg stock exchanges and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro îStoxxî 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI...

April 25, 2015 Sutter: 7 questions on 2 degrees

KWCH 12 - These are pulled from reports by the National Research Council, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî and the World Bank. ⢠Wildfires in the United States are expected to increase 400%...

April 25, 2015 GOP leaders still hope to wrap up session, but prepared to come back Monday

The Bismarck Tribune - Budgets for the îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement Systemî and attorney generalâs office also were still in flux. The House also voted Thursday to send the Department of Commerce...

April 25, 2015 State Governments, Major Companies Rally to Ban Environmentally-Damaging Microbeads

AccuWeather - As more research is conducted and agencies such as the îUnited Nationsî Environment Program and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration condemn the ingredient, state governments have taken notice...

April 25, 2015 Irish shares increase and the major European stocks rebound

Irish Independent - Elsewhere, the îStoxxî 600 rose 0.3pc to 408.42 at the close of trading, for a weekly gain of 1.2pc. Shares advanced as much as 0.7pc earlier after a gauge of German business confidence jumped to a...

April 25, 2015 Khairy urges KL, S'pore to join hands as equals

AsiaOne - These include the attacks over finances of government-backed fund î1Malaysia Development Berhadî, with an audit being carried out by the respected auditor-general. "We have to tackle the substance of his...

April 25, 2015 ND legislative session likely to wrap up next week after missing 75-day goal

Grand Forks Herald - By the end of Friday, there were 31 bills left, all but two in conference committees: the budgets for the Office of Management and Budget and the îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement Systemî....

April 25, 2015 A.M. Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Ratings of Wilton Re Ltd and Its Subsidiaries

TMCnet.com - A.M. Best has upgraded the issuer credit ratings (ICR) to "a+" from "a" and affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) of Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited (Bermuda), Wilton Reassurance Company...

April 25, 2015 Japan's Unnecessary Power Struggle: Nuclear vs. Solar

Council on Foreign Relations - Japanâs energy policy resembles a playground seesaw, alternating between extremes. In 2010, Japanâs strategic electricity plan called for nuclear generation to double by 2030, from a...

April 25, 2015 Burger giant McDonald's to end deforestation in supply chain - TRFN

Reuters - BARCELONA, April 22 (îThomson Reutersî Foundation) - Global fast food giant ... senior vice president of McDonald's worldwide supply chain and îsustainabilityî. Like many other international...

April 25, 2015 Assurant Recognized for Exemplary Corporate Responsibility Outreach

Digital Journal - NEW YORK--(îBusiness Wireî)--Assurant, Inc., a provider of specialty protection products and services, recently was honored with two Communitas Awards in recognition of the Companyâs community...

April 25, 2015 GMOs do more harm than good

Spartan Daily - According to the îInstitute for Responsible Technologyî, GMO crops eliminate the habitat for monarch butterflies, whose populations are down 50 percent in the U.S. The U.S. is one of few countries in...

April 25, 2015 KB Home Publishes Eighth Annual Sustainability Report

Wallstreet online - In developing the report, KB Home once again followed the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî Guidelines, which provide a widely recognized level of accountability and transparency, and are considered by...

April 25, 2015 Africa: How to Save Oceans With Contraceptives - a Radical Approach

AllAfrica - so there is an urgent need to build îsustainableî coastal communities, Harris, a marine ecologist, told the îThomson Reutersî Foundation at a conference in Oxford. "Coastal communities in the...

April 25, 2015 Booming luxury market drives surge in jumbo loans

Washington Post - Jumbo loans refer to mortgages that are above the conforming loan limit set by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî, which is $417,000 in most areas of the country. In the Washington metro area...

April 25, 2015 Water Asset Management: Hunting Liquid Assets

Barron's - Brazilâs megacity São Paulo may run dry this year. At Davos, the îWorld Economic Forumî declared that water crises will be the decadeâs biggest social and economic risks. Yet, the...

April 25, 2015 'Safe' CDs pay zip. So why not buy stocks'

Yahoo Finance - The Dow Jones, îStandard and Poor'sî 500 and Nasdaq have posted gains of 33 percent, 45 percent and 56 percent, respectively, since April 2012. In those three years, yields on one-year CDs have fallen...

April 25, 2015 Call for Entries opens for Best of CES Asia Awards Program Presented by ZOL

Zee News - T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai and îIstithmarî P amp;O Estates FZE. Intex was the first international exhibition center passing...

April 25, 2015 How to make kids financially foolproof

Washington Post - âThereâs an edginess about the teaching,â said Jack Gillis, director of public affairs for the îConsumer Federation of Americaî, which has endorsed the curriculum....

April 25, 2015 Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah part-exits L&T Finance Holdings

VC Circle - This is the second exit activity by Khazanah in India after it sold Yes Bank stake in 2012. îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî (Khazanah), the sovereign wealth fund of the Malaysian government, has part-exited its...

April 25, 2015 Week ahead: Political debates and central banks in focus

Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - îSchrodersî (LSE: SDR.L - news) , îSchrodersî (Non-Voting), Synthomer, Tullow Oil (LSE: TLW.L - news) SPECIAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE Brit , Manchester & London Investment...

April 25, 2015 Industry offers cautious optimism as EU approves new biotech traits

Agri Pulse - He said that if the proposal is adopted, âit would be in clear violation of the EU's obligations under the îWorld Trade Organizationî and would negatively impact U.S. soy exports to Europe.â...

April 25, 2015 Actor Aaron Glenane embraces his year of living famously

The Telegraph - Itâs a three-hander alongside veteran performer Danny Adcock, a familiar face as the family patriarch in the recent îMoodysî TV comedies, and Andrew Henry, with Anthony Gooley directing....

April 25, 2015 Portland latest to say "no" to neonicotinoids

Turfnet - And they have science to back up their claims. îJon Entineî, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy at the University of California, Davis, wrote in December a piece...

April 25, 2015 EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Pare Gains After Greece Meeting, But Eye Weekly Win

news.morningstar.com - The îStoxxî Europe 600 rose 0.2% to 407.86, stepping back from stronger gains as consumer-services, technology and oil and gas shares turned lower. AstraZeneca shares were at the bottom of the...

April 25, 2015 TPP Proponents Close to Clinton Remain Optimistic About Her Support

firstlook.org - In Congress, Bacchus was a lead negotiator for NAFTA and later served as chief judge of the îWorld Trade Organizationî. Bacchus, who now works on trade issues as the Global Practice Chair of the...

April 25, 2015 Media Sleeps as Clinton Scandals Widen and Deepen

Examiner - Then we begin to learn that donations to the îClinton Global Initiativeî and Foundation had strings attached to them while she was Secretary of State. Donate money to the Clinton Foundation and good deals...

April 25, 2015 State Health Tests Prodded Blue Bell Recall

The Texas Tribune - Shortly after lab tests on two Blue Bell ice cream flavors â Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough â came back âpresumptive positiveâ for the deadly îbacteriaî...

April 25, 2015 Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Tricon American Homes 2015-SFR1

Market Watch - The methodology leverages elements of KBRAâs îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) and residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) criteria due to the fact that the collateral...

April 25, 2015 China Poised To Scrap Rare Earth Export Duties

Law 360 - a move aimed at bringing Beijing into compliance with an adverse îWorld Trade Organizationî decision. In a brief statement, China's Finance Ministry said that a decision from its State Council would enable...

April 25, 2015 CDP Extends Accenture Contract For Digital Strategy And Technology Services That Help Improve Environmental Performance Of Companies And Cities

The Street - CDP, formerly the îCarbon Disclosure Projectî, has appointed Accenture (NYSE:ACN) as its Global Digital Partner in an agreement that extends the two organizations' relationship which began in 2010. The...

April 25, 2015 More commercial plants in pipeline for LanzaTech

New Zealand Herald - LanzaTech has so far raised more than US$200 million from investors including US$60 million from the îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî last December, which became the second largest shareholder...

April 25, 2015 PepsiCo Reformulates Diet Pepsi Without Aspartame

Center for Science in The Public Interest - The good news in today's announcement that PepsiCo will replace the artificial sweetener aspartame with sucralose, likely a safer sweetener, in Diet Pepsi is twofold. First, it means...

April 25, 2015 Africa: New Online Resource from Farming First Coalition Illustrates Agriculture's Critical Contribution to Post-2015 Development Process

AllAfrica - "We cannot hope to meet the Sustainable Development Goals unless agriculture's role is fully understood," says Michael Michener, Sustainability Policy Director at îCropLife Internationalî and Farming First...

April 25, 2015 Xerox and Amazon are big market movers

Yahoo Finance - NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: NYSE Xerox Corp., down $1.15 to $11.99 The copier company cut its...

April 25, 2015 Study: Global Warming Has Slowed But Could Heat Up Again

News Max - "But this could change." The analysis, which compared results with scenarios suggested by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, and relied on observed data, not climate models, determined that...

April 25, 2015 DA, DAR anomalies

Philstar - The amount was released to the DPWH. Tessie Sy Coson of the SM Group co-chaired the îWorld Economic Forumî (WEF) conference in Indonesia. Customs Chief John Sevilla has resigned. Bert Lina will replace him....

April 25, 2015 Top fashion labels save millions from China's sustainable supply chain

Click Green - It will solicit broadened brand participation though alignment with the îSustainable Apparel Coalitionî, an association representing more than 40 percent of global apparel production. Sign up to receive...

April 25, 2015 S&P maintains investment grade for PH

Rappler - Upon the assumption of President Benigno Aquino II into office in 2010, the goal was to secure the minimum investment grade from all 3 major international credit-rating firms: îFitch Ratingsî, Moodyâs...

April 25, 2015 Wall Street extends gains buoyed by Amazon, Microsofit; Nasdaq hits 15-year high

Proactiveinvestors - The îStoxxî Europe 600 rose 0.3 percent to 408.42. In Asia, the Hang Seng index rose 0.8 percent, while the Nikkei 225 index fell 0.8 percent. Proactive Investors North America Inc, trades as...

April 25, 2015 Scientists Still Concerned That Arctic Melt May Release Large Amounts Of Carbon

Tech Times - According to Spencer, permafrost and the possibility of a positive feedback loop scenario are not part of future climate projections by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî. Ted Schuur, a...

April 25, 2015 Weekend Reading 24 April

stockopedia.com - This was a theme picked up in an article this week by Kevin Murphy of îSchrodersî' Value Perspective blog. It's called Smart thinking â Smart beta may make it easier to buy and sell but that is...

April 25, 2015 E-commece dominates PE deals in India's technology sector: report

MSN - Ltd. Baillie Gifford and Co., Greenoaks Capital, Steadview Capital,T. Rowe Price Associates, and îQatar Investment Authorityî and existing investors infused another $700 million in Flipkart. Softbank Corp....

April 25, 2015 Angelina Jolie's impassioned plea to UN: Save the Syrian refugees

The Daily Express - The Oscar-winning actress made the heartfelt speech to the îUnited Nationsî Security Council as special envoy for the UN on refugee issues. Angelina, 39, pleaded with the 15 member council to help...

April 25, 2015 Port volume on pace to set fiscal year record

Star News Online - Last week îFitch Ratingsî said it had affirmed the port authority's approximately $41 million port facilities revenue bonds at BBB+ with a stable rating outlook. Fitch cited two peers of the N.C....

April 25, 2015 Deutsche to pare investment bank, hive off Postbank in revamp | Reuters

Firstpost - Since the two took charge in 2012, Deutsche shares have climbed only 22 percent, well below the 84 percent gain for the îStoxxî European Banks index .SX7P. Hopes for a restructuring have caused Deutsche's...

April 25, 2015 West Bank reports record income

thegazette.com - In addition to the record earnings in the first quarter, West Bancorporation, Inc. reported a new 52-week high of $20.18 on April 1, as quoted on The îNasdaq Stock Marketî. âWe had a tremendous...

April 25, 2015 Why Ocwen Financial Corp Is Getting Rid of this $89 Billion Portfolio

The Motley Fool - Talk about a fire sale. Mortgage servicing provider Ocwen Financial (NYSE: OCN) is busy getting rid of servicing rights to almost $90 billion worth of mortgages held by îFannie Maeî and...

April 25, 2015 UN welcomes EU migrant plan, says test is whether lives saved

Reuters - GENEVA (Reuters) - The îUnited Nationsî on Friday welcomed the European Union's plan to triple the size of its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, but said the key test was whether lives were saved...

April 25, 2015 Is the End Really Nigh for Fossil Fuels' Or is the Future Simply Advanced Energy'

The Energy Collective - The source of Randallâs hyperventilation (or the headline writerâs) is Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî founder Michael Liebreichâs keynote address at the annual BNEF New Energy...

April 25, 2015 China banks see record forex outflow in March

Xinhua News Agency - Chinese banks bought 808.3 billion yuan (131.4 billion U.S. dollars) in foreign currencies and sold 1.21 trillion yuan, leading to a deficit worth 406.2 billion yuan or 66 billion U.S. dollars, according to...

April 25, 2015 Clinton Defender Howard Dean Loses Morning Joe

Legal Insurrection - Hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough could barely contain their skepticism. The New York Times reported Thursday that the îClinton Global Initiativeî accepted millions of dollars from a...

April 25, 2015 Consumer Reports Finds Potentially Harmful Bacteria And Antibiotic Residues In Tests Of Frozen Shrimp

Benzinga - 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...

April 25, 2015 International-Focus ETFs Beat U.S. Counterparts

Barron's - Already, the îStoxxî Europe 600 this year has returned 19%, and Japanâs benchmark Nikkei 225 has returned 15% in local currency termsâboth dwarfing the S&P 500âs 3%. > 1862

April 25, 2015 ICA Annual Shareholders' Meeting Elects a New Board Member

Investors Business Daily - The Shareholders' Meeting also elected the chairs of the Board Committees: Audit Committee: Elsa Beatriz García Bojorges Corporate Practices: Fernando Flores y Pérez Finance,...

April 25, 2015 Mahathir wants GST scrapped and royal inquiry set up to probe debt-laden 1MDB

The Straits Times - to be scrapped and a royal inquiry into debt-laden state fund î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) to be established with members from the civil society instead of the government. Addressing a...

April 25, 2015 UN chief 'to attend Moscow WWII victory parade': Report

The Straits Times - MOSCOW (AFP) - îUnited Nationsî Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is to attend Moscow's World War II victory celebrations despite snubs from Western leaders, Russia's TASS state news agency reported...

April 25, 2015 Nunavut, Greenland stand together on seal hunt

Toronto Sun - There is no better example of sustainable resource." The European Union is in the process of revising its seal hunt import ban after the îWorld Trade Organizationî ruled it discriminates against Canada...

April 25, 2015 Who should profit from solar energy'

Grist - Nick Culver, the lead U.S. solar analyst for Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî, thinks the trend is gaining traction and predicts that more utilities like APS will jump into the rooftop solar market....

April 25, 2015 Bill and Hillary Clinton have been 'disorganized and greedy,' analyst says

Catholic Online - LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Chait notes that his newspaper has a report about the State Department's decision to approve the sale of Uranium mines to a Russian company that donated $2.35 million to the...

April 25, 2015 Seth Meyers Knocks Anti-Clinton Book for Bias

Weekly Standard - It's possible she's built up an immunity to everything." It's a remarkably friendly monologue toward the Clintons, and Twitter user BT suggests there may be a reason why: Meyers hosted last year's îClinton...

April 25, 2015 HKMA sells HK$13.18 bln to keep Hong Kong dollar in trading band

Net India 123 - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) intervened in the currency market, selling HK$13.18 billion ($1.70 billion) on Friday as the local currency hit the strong end of its trading range. The city's...

April 25, 2015 Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Tricon American Homes 2015-SFR1

Insurance News Net - The methodology leverages elements of KBRAâs îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) and residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) criteria due to the fact that the collateral...

April 25, 2015 Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk honors families, law firm at Red Apples gala

The Hour Online - She also is a founding member of îConservation Internationalî. Kit and Rob Rohn chaired the Aquarium's 2013 "Cirque de la Mer." Their children have been active at The Maritime Aquarium as well....

April 25, 2015 The Combined Power of CSO and CTO

Gov Info Security - Sam has held a number of senior roles at McAfee and îComputer Associatesî, among other companies. He has been a frequent speaker and widely quoted subject matter expert in technical and industry...

April 25, 2015 Consumer groups split over Sunday shop hours

Cyprus Mail - On the opposing side of the argument, the îConsumers Unionî and Quality of Life leader Loucas Aristodimou said âwe have to look at the big picture and any consequences this could have on...

April 25, 2015 Consequences of arctic melt exposed by Skidaway researcher

SavannahNow - âCurrently, this is not a process that shows up in future (îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî) climate projections; in fact, permafrost is not even accounted for,â Spencer said....

April 25, 2015 10 things we learned about Abbott's contempt for climate

independentaustralia.net - (Nearly half the abatement âboughtâ will not be delivered until after 2020). Analysts such as The Climate Institute and îReputexî say it is proof that the ERF will not meet its...

April 25, 2015 Winning laurels: TCF receives social entrepreneur award

The Express Tribune - KARACHI: The Citizens Foundation (TCF) won the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015 at the îWorld Economic Forumî on East Asia. The event was held in Jakarta, Indonesia,...

April 25, 2015 China's corporates urged to adopt green energy

Business Green - To meet these ambitious targets, policy makers are increasingly turning to corporations to help China transition to a low carbon economy," added Emily Farnworth, RE100 campaign director at îThe Climate...

April 25, 2015 Mary Pat Christie resigns from Wall Street executive job

North Jersey - She told NBC it would be difficult to leave Wall Street. At Angelo Gordon, her work focused on strategic planning and marketing for îdistressed assetsî and bank debt. âI do have a great...

April 25, 2015 Omotola storms S/Africa to champion women empowerment

Vanguard - The song, according to the organizers, will be used to promote the campaign across the world, and will be officially launched in Nigeria, Mozambique, and South Africa, during the îWorld Economic Forumî for...

April 25, 2015 For Women Empowerment, Omotola Teams Up With ONE Campaign

The Guardian - Nigeria - According to the organisation, the song will be used to promote the campaign across the world, and will be officially launched in Nigeria, Mozambique, and South Africa, during the îWorld Economic...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Releases Report on Northwestern University, IL

Yahoo Finance - îFitch Ratingsî has published a report on Northwestern University, IL. The report is available at 'www.îfitchratingsî.com'. Additional information is available at...

April 25, 2015 UPDATE 1-Deutsche to cut investment bank, hive off Postbank in revamp

Reuters - Since the two took charge in 2012, Deutsche shares have climbed only 22 percent, well below the 84 percent gain for the îStoxxî European Banks index. Hopes for a restructuring have caused Deutsche shares to...

April 25, 2015 Carlyle agrees to sell Majority Stake in Metrologic Group to Astorg Partners

The Wall Street Transcript - London - Global Alternative Asset Manager îThe Carlyle Groupî (NASDAQ: CG) today announced it has agreed to sell Metrologic Group to Astorg Partners, an independent private equity fund...

April 25, 2015 Study credits nature for recent variation in global temperatures

Personal Liberty Digest - âA new study based on 1,000 years of temperature records suggests global warming is not progressing as fast as it would under the most severe emissions scenarios outlined by the...

April 25, 2015 Top 10 in reducing the gender gap

Inquirer Opinion - The Philippines figures very prominently in the Global Gender Gap Report 2014, issued last October by the îWorld Economic Forumî (WEF), which says (page 26): â[The] Philippines (9) [its rank...

April 25, 2015 Directors raise executive pay at their own peril

Globe and Mail - CPPIB is joining the ranks of investors publicly opposing Barrickâs compensation, along with the Ontario Teachersâ Pension Plan, British Columbia Investment Management Corp., OPTrust and Dutch pension...

April 25, 2015 The TPP is an abomination

The Oakland Press - Now, more than years after NAFTA and 14 years after China joined the îWorld Trade Organizationî, there is no real question among economists that expanding trade has been good for the world and has...

April 25, 2015 Water forum seeks solutions for growing problem

Hamilton Spectator - What the îWorld Economic Forumî calls the top global security threat is a business opportunity a local coalition hopes to tap. The Switzerland-based forum put water security at the top of its most...

April 25, 2015 Sales of Apple Watches muted by small number of stores offering the device

Washington Post - So far, buyers can get the device from only a handful of upscale boutiques and îdepartmentî ... îfoodborneî îdiseaseî risk,â the CDCâs Robert Tauxe said. Still,...

April 25, 2015 The projected cost of the government's most expensive nonproliferation effort rises again

The Center for Public Integrity - After the summary was obtained by the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, an anti-nuclear group, Energy Department officials confirmed that the study concluded this cost might even...

April 25, 2015 Schweizer: Clinton Donors, Relatives Got Rich Off Haiti Contracts, US Taxpayers

Breitbart News - âTony Rodham [Hillaryâs brother] meets the executives from VCS Mining in September of 2012 at a îClinton Global Initiativeî seminar. Three months later, the Haitian government grants the...

April 25, 2015 Sisterly bond unites Italy and USA in fight against cancer

Benzinga - Only a few months later, in January 2011, Vinitaly returned to New York taking part in the bell-ringing closing session of the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî with executives from the American Cancer Society and two...

April 25, 2015 WETEX 2015 successfully concludes, supported by sponsors (final add)

Zawya - The USA Pavilion at WETEX displayed innovative solutions from companies including Silver Spring Networks, Mueller Co. E3 Water, Smith & Loveless, Electronic Technologies, LG NanoH2O, Annual îWater Environment...

April 25, 2015 Nigeria: Omotola Collaborates With One Campaign to Promote Women's Empowerment

AllAfrica - The song will be used to promote the campaign across the world, and will be officially launched in Nigeria, Mozambique, and South Africa, during the îWorld Economic Forumî for Africa and the African Union...

April 25, 2015 Popular Kraft Mac & Cheese is Getting a Makeover

Fox Business - "They also told us they won't compromise on the taste of their Mac & Cheese â and neither will we." The îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî (CSPI) applauded the move by Kraft to remove...

April 25, 2015 Borneo: Jungle fever

New Zealand Herald - Photo / 123RF The burgeoning palm oil sector, of which Malaysia is a world leader, supplying 35.2 per cent of global palm oil in 2012, is the leading cause of rainforest destruction, according to the...

April 25, 2015 Diet Pepsi to ditch the aspartame

Detroit Free Press - "Diet Pepsi will still contain acesulfame-potassium (ace-K). Consumers should avoid that sweetener as well," warns Michael Jacobson, director of îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, an...

April 25, 2015 The Arabia CSR Awards Receives 70 Applications, 45% of the Expected Total Number of Registrations

Benzinga - The Awards boasts a comprehensive application form that integrates the principles and frameworks of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) and the EFQM Model. Mrs. Al...

April 25, 2015 5 tools to check if your clothing is ethically made

Mashable - Founded by the îSustainable Apparel Coalitionî with the help of Nike, the Higg Index is a "tool for measuring the environmental and social performance of apparel products," according to its website....

April 25, 2015 New Sustainable Strategies Can Help Farming Adapt to Hotter Conditions

Clean Tech - With 14 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions attributed to agriculture, according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO), farmers worldwide can play a role in...

April 25, 2015 Khairuddin calls on police to investigate Najib and others

freemalaysiatoday.com - KUALA LUMPUR: Following seemingly devastating revelations in Sarawak Reportâs expose yesterday, sacked UMNO Batu Kawan Division Vice-Chairman and vocal î1Malaysia Development Berhadî...

April 25, 2015 Blackstone Rumored to Buy More Lenders; DOJ Sues Quicken; General Industry Trends

Mortgage News Daily - Notable results from the survey include, the majority of mortgage professionals agreed that îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî should be doing more risk sharing transactions in order to...

April 25, 2015 Why Botulism Is Found in Canned Foods

6abc action news - Botulism is caused by a nerve toxin released by certain îbacteriaî, according to the U.S. Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention. "All forms of botulism can be fatal and are...

April 25, 2015 Legislation calls for federal coordinator to lead fight to stop Lake Erie pollution

Cleveland Plain Dealer - It is also the strategy that was used after the Clean îWaterî Act was passed in 1972. The U.S. îEPAî was put in charge, and a coordinator monitored the efforts for Lake Erie and...

April 25, 2015 Consortium To Buy Consumer Arm Of Crompton Greaves

businessworld.in - The îholdingî company behind Crompton Greaves Ltd has agreed to sell the group's consumer electricals unit for 20 billion rupees ($316 million) to Advent International Corp and a unit of Singapore's...

April 25, 2015 We have moral duty to help refugees: Angelina Jolie

My sinchew - "We need to send a signal that we are serious about the îaccountabilityî for these crimes," she said. The Syrian conflict began when nationwide protests against President Bashar al-Assad met with violent...

April 25, 2015 Which "p" is the real boss'

Jamaica Observer - The lack of îaccountabilityî grows. We might wake one morning to hear that the country is sold to the highest bidder. We allow them to get away with it. Has anyone ever compared your governments'...

April 25, 2015 McKillen investors take control of prime London hotels

newstalk.com - The State-owned îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî has purchased a 64 percent stake in Coroin Ltd, the company which owns Claridgeâs and the Berkeley and Connaught Hotels, from the British property...

April 25, 2015 Make shrimp safer for American consumers

Consumer Reports - Consumer Reports and îConsumers Unionî strongly opposed the deal from the outset and urged the government to block it, saying it would seriously harm consumers and lead to higher prices, fewer...

April 25, 2015 Yara Chief Executive Favors Libya Plant Shutdown

4 Traders - Mr. Kvidal said Yara had asked the other Lifeco partners, The National Oil Corporation of Libya and the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, each with 25% stakes in the joint venture, to mothball the plant, but...

April 25, 2015 John Kasich on Ohio's status-quo problem, trade, tenure and the veepstakes: 8 takeaways (video)

Cleveland Plain Dealer - The practice can result in îWorld Trade Organizationî sanctions, but Americans don't always win or may lack the proof the WTO needs. "We don't go aggressively against the dumping," Kasich...

April 25, 2015 Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

Medical Xpress - Listeria is a heartyy îbacteriaî found in soil and water that can be tracked ... companies nor any reason to suspect that ice cream as a whole poses any special îfoodborneî...

April 25, 2015 Corporates to help us tackle farm crisis: CM

Daijiworld - Fadnavis said his government has set up a unique platformâpublic private partnership for integrated agricultural development (PPP-IAD)âthat was initiated with the help of îWorld Economic...

April 25, 2015 Backyard Wildlife: Cary garden is a haven for bats

The News & Observer - Long fascinated by birds and other backyard wildlife, Martin turned to Bat îConservation Internationalî, batcon.org, whose website is full of helpful tips on dealing with bats. The site...

April 25, 2015 Health Buzzwords and Why You Should Avoid Them

onegreenplanet.org - Because these labels seem so earnest we often blindly trust the company providing the product. As îMichael Pollanî famously pointed out in Omnivoreâs Dilemma, we want to believe the story of...

April 25, 2015 Fitch: U.S. GSE Risk-Sharing Credit Expands, But Still Strong

Market Watch - rpt_id=864802 îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî continue to expand the credit spectrum of loans included in their risk sharing transactions, according to Fitch Ratings in its latest GSE...

April 25, 2015 Two brothers contradict each other at investment forum

freemalaysiatoday.com - Nazir was alluding to the absence of î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) at the annual meeting which saw the presence of key members of the administration, government-linked companies and...

April 25, 2015 Will a Weak Japan Continue to Hurt Aflac (AFL) Q1 Earnings' - Analyst Blog

NASDAQ - The Allstate Corp. ALL has Earnings ESP of +3.6% and a Zacks Rank #3. îAssurantî Inc. AIZ has Earnings ESP of +2.7% and a Zacks Rank #3. > 1862

April 25, 2015 Millie Hanks

News Courier - Chemstrand Company changed names to îMonsantoîâs Textile Division and she became salary payroll supervisor until re-organization, then the duties where relocated to St. Louis. She then served...

April 25, 2015 Diet Pepsi ditches aspartame for new sweetener

Click2Houston - "Aspartame tops my list of artificial sweeteners to avoid, and there's good reason to think it's linked to cancer," said Lisa Lefferts, a senior scientist at the îCenter for Science in the Public...

April 25, 2015 SUSTAINABILITY: Adidas pushing self-governance for suppliers

Just-style - Finally, in an effort to achieve "convergence and consistency" of monitoring tools, the company integrated the îSustainable Apparel Coalitionî (SAC) Higg 2.0 Index Environmental Facility Module into its...

April 25, 2015 Real Estate Rally Breathing Life Into Commercial Mortgage Bonds

Yahoo Finance - Issuers are forecasting the busiest year since 2007 as record-low returns from fixed-income assets spur money managers to buy real estate, reinvigorating Europeâs 50 billion-euro market for îcommercial...

April 25, 2015 Qatar remains one of the richest countries

The Peninsula - According to Sustainable Development Index Report 2014 issued by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics, the assets of îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA), the stateâs sovereign...

April 25, 2015 Utica's financial outlook upgraded

Observer-Dispatch - This comes after îFitch Ratingsî also upgraded the cityâs outlook earlier this year. Standard & Poorâs report said the upgrade reflects the city improvements in financial operations...

April 25, 2015 Gondan Lays Keef for IMR Oceanographic Vessel

Marine Link - Several representatives from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NORAD (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation), IMR (Institute of Marine Research) and FAO (îFood and Agriculture Organization of...

April 25, 2015 Bat Disease Epidemic Still Expanding Throughout North America

The Huffington Post - The disease isn't going away anytime soon." Reports of the disease have decreased this year in the Midwest, but Director of Imperiled Species at Bat îConservation Internationalî Katie Gillies...

April 25, 2015 Eating Crickets

San Diego Magazine - Eat them straight and impress/disgust your friends. Taste the future. Because, according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, this is the food of our past and our...

April 25, 2015 Commercial real estate transactions

Dallas News - Texas Digestive Disease îConsultantsî has added 7,760 square feet of medical office ... Crosby Road in Carrollton. Keenan Cook at îMercerî Co. negotiated the lease. > 2553

April 25, 2015 Ohio Public Employees taps NewSouth Capital for midcap equities

Pensions & Investments - îOhio Public Employees Retirement Systemî, Columbus, hired NewSouth Capital Management to run $300 million in active domestic midcap equities, spokesman Michael Pramik said in an e-mail....

April 25, 2015 Consumer Reports tests safety of frozen shrimp

ABC7 News - Consumer Reports is published by îConsumers Unionî. Both Consumer Reports and îConsumers Unionî are not-for-profit organizations that accept no advertising. Neither has any commercial...

April 25, 2015 Comcast Deal Would Have Promoted Media Bias

News Max - These strange bedfellows on Capitol Hill were replicated in the wonderfully diverse coalition of merger opponents, from conservative network The Blaze to the labor union Writers Guild West, and consumer advocacy groups...

April 25, 2015 A Mortgage Company That Crashed to Pennies During The Crisis Has Come Back From the Dead

Bloomberg - an online mortgage originator that Impac plans to meld with its existing platform and then use to make more nonconforming home loans that aren't insured by the US agencies or government-backed îFannie Maeî...

April 25, 2015 HSBC considers moving HQ out of Britain

Nine MSN Finance - Responding, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî noted that it "takes a positive attitude should HSBC consider relocating its headquarters back to Hong Kong", where it is the largest bank. HSBC,...

April 25, 2015 Strontium Atomic Clock Will Keep Accurate Time Till The End Of Universe

Crazy Engineers - Developed by the researchers at the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST), the new Strontium Atomic Clock will not gain or lose a second in the the next 15 billion years....

April 25, 2015 Second ice cream company pulls all of its products from shelves and closes retail stores in listeria panic

Daily Mail - The Nebraska îDepartmentî ... îdiseaseî. The îfoodborneî illness was tracked to a production line in Brenham, Texas, and later to a second line in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The...

April 25, 2015 Scientists just created the most accurate atomic clock ever

The Business Insider - National Institute of Standards and TechnologyPhysicists Steve Jefferts (foreground) and Tom Heavner, of the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî, are pictured with the NIST-F2...

April 25, 2015 Market News: Amazon.com, Microsoft, Time Warner Cable

The Street - U.S. Markets Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA - 18,081.41 +0.13% S&P 500- 2,117.82 +0.22% NASDAQ- 5,092.09 +0.71% Russell 2000- 1,266.78 -0.37% European Markets EURO îSTOXXî 50 Price EUR- 3,713.96...

April 25, 2015 U.S. Money Managers Turn Cautious

Barron's - Nearly half of the Big Money managers say Europe will be the best-performing stock market in the next 12 monthsâand thatâs after European shares, as measured by the îStoxxî Europe 600 index,...

April 25, 2015 China Forex Manager Said to Buy Hanergy Stake in New Energy Push

Bloomberg - China National Radio reported earlier that SAFE Investment was buying shares in Hanergy. The îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeîâs media office didnât immediately respond to a faxed...

April 25, 2015 WHO: Global vaccination progress far off-track

interaksyon.com - "What is required is a truly concerted effort and much stronger îaccountabilityî, so that each one of the key players involved fulfills its mandate and helps close the immunization gap." GVAP...

April 25, 2015 Form 4 LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL For: Apr 24 Filed by: Sullivan L Joseph

StreetInsider - 4. The option vests and becomes exercisable on January 4, 2015 or later if and only when the average closing price per share of the Company's shares on the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî over a consecutive 90...

April 25, 2015 Investment Funds Update - Asia: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key jurisdictions in Asia: Hong Kong

jdsupra.com - In November 2014, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (âHKMAâ) and the SFC jointly published the consultation conclusions on the proposed mandatory reporting and related record keeping...

April 25, 2015 I wanted Najib as PM because I was grateful to Tun Razak, says Dr M

The Malaysian Insider - I am not referring to anyone." Dr Mahathir has gone on a tirade against Najib in recent months, urging the prime minister to step down over the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) scandal,...

April 25, 2015 HSBC considers departure from Britain as leaders face resignation calls

South China Morning Post - The bank said 58 per cent of its payout was not related to its British banking activities. The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî welcomed the possibility of bringing back the bank, which was...

April 25, 2015 Pakistan activist, Sabeen Mahmud, who said fear is just line in her head, shot dead in Karachi

The Indian Express - How does Chinese investment affect Balochistan and its peopleâs struggles'â This is how she was described on the îWorld Economic Forumî website for young global leaders: âSocial...

April 25, 2015 BASF awards $10,000 in scholarships to four LSU engineering majors

Gonzales Weekly Citizen - Garett Lambert of Luling is a junior chemical engineering major. His work experience includes interning at Valero and îMonsantoî for the past two summers. ⢠Rachel Nguyen is a...

April 25, 2015 Is Ice Cream Safe'

US News and World Report - Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria îbacteriaî in their frozen confections ... that ice cream as a whole poses any special...

April 25, 2015 LIVE! HIstoric tower flattened in Kathmandu, scores trapped inside

Rediff - Read full story HERE. 02:27 UN chief concerned about attacks on peacekeepers in Mali: îUnited Nationsî Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon said today recent attacks on the UN mission in Mali highlighted the urgent...

April 25, 2015 Michigan Democrats propose doubling clean-energy standards

Midwest Energy News - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî â which is concerned about a major shift from coal to natural gas instead of renewables â also backed the Democratsâ plan, but said it could...

April 25, 2015 EPA official to give keynote address at NRC Summit

Recycling Today - The îNational Recycling Coalitionî (NRC) has announced that Mathy Stanislaus, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyâs assistant administrator, will keynote the organizationâs first...

April 25, 2015 Service of Remembrance on Saturday to commemorate Anzac Day

Gozo News - From the spring of 1915, hospitals and îconvalescentî camps were established on the islands of Malta and Gozo, to deal with the many thousands of sick and wounded from the Gallipoli and Salonika campaigns....

April 25, 2015 Oil Jumps Higher Helping Petrol Currencies

Forex Street - announced last December that îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî would soon start buying mortgage securities backed by 30-year loans with just 3% down payments, which banks largely halted...

April 25, 2015 2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat

US News Health - FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For the second time this week, a major U.S. manufacturer of ice cream has recalled all of its products because of possible contamination with the îbacteriaî...

April 25, 2015 CYS Investments Sets The Bar Pretty Low

Seeking Alpha - It also acquires, finances, and manages commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt, îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî, and other commercial real estate-related assets. I...

April 25, 2015 Foreign donations leave Hillary in a cloud

Washington Post - Combine the two, and fleas become an occupational hazard. Foreign interests, like their U.S. counterparts, may give to the îClinton Global Initiativeî out of the goodness of their hearts and their...

April 25, 2015 EU Clears 19 Genetically Modified Products

Naharnet - The new lines are produced by companies including US giants îMonsantoî and DuPont, and German firms Bayer and BASF. "All the GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) approved today have been proved to be safe...

April 25, 2015 Donaldson: NorthMarq Acquisition of AmeriSphere Enhances Operations

multihousingnews.com - For many years, the leading îFreddie Macî Program Plus lender NorthMarq Capital offered its clients access to îFannie Maeî and FHA financing via its affiliate AmeriSphere Multifamily...

April 25, 2015 China Export Tax Decision to Boost Rare Earth Demand, Lynas Says

Bloomberg - China, which produces about 85 percent of global supply, will remove export tariffs on rare earths from May and in January abandoned its 15-year export quotas after the îWorld Trade Organizationî ruled the...

April 25, 2015 CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Outbreak

News Max - "It is giving us a new power to investigate cold cases," the Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention's Dr. Robert ... when the South Carolina îDepartmentî of Health and Environmental...

April 25, 2015 Qatar SWF Gets Barclays Bros. Interest in London Luxury Hotels

swfinstitute.org - Qatarâs sovereign wealth exposure is expanding in the luxury hotel market in London. A unit backed owned by the îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA), Constellation Hotels, has purchased a 64%...

April 25, 2015 Duka v. SEC Redux - SEC Holds Home Court Advantage for Another Round

Forbes - Former îStandard and Poorâsî Ratings Services Manager Barbara Duka asserts a constitutional challenge to the authority of SEC administrative law judges (âALJsâ) based on the rules governing...

April 25, 2015 A.M. Best Webinar Examines the State of the Medical Professional Liability Insurance Market

TMCnet.com - A.M. Best will present a webinar titled, "State of the Medical Professional Liability Insurance Market" on Friday, May 1 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A.M. Best analysts and industry leaders will discuss the current...

April 25, 2015 Lorraine M. Santos

South Coast Today - Considine Scholarship Fund for many years. She worked at Lakeville Hospital for a short time and then worked at the New Bedford Jewish îConvalescentî Home until her retirement as Director of Nurses...

April 25, 2015 EU, Ukraine to attempt to defuse mutual distrust

istock Analyst - APIC) to The îNasdaq Stock Marketî IIROC Trading Halt - STA > 1862

April 25, 2015 Don't neglect farmers when it comes to finance

Thomson Reuters Foundation - Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of îThomson Reutersî Foundation. One of the most important discussions around the new îSustainableî...

April 25, 2015 Graft raps filed vs Pangasinan mayor over van, barbecue grills

Philstar - At a press conference, the complainants said there is no politics involved in filing the cases against Camacho, adding they wanted transparency and îaccountabilityî in the use of public funds. Camacho could...

April 25, 2015 Australian super funds missing out on farming boom

The Australian - Dutch fund îStichting Pensioenfondsî ABP, owned by 2.8 million public servants, holds a major stake in Macquarieâs Paraway Pastoral Co with its 30 cattle and sheep stations and 3.6 million...

April 25, 2015 Subramaniam: Indian community fully support Najib

theSundaily - Former Prime Mimister, Tun Mahathir Mohamad has kept up a steady stream of criticism against Najib on the controversial î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) and the muder of Mongolian national Altantuya...

April 25, 2015 "Grow and Take Risks," NFL Star Andrew Luck Tells DePauw Students in Ubben Lecture

DePauw University - Paul Bremer, General Wesley Clark, Bob Woodward, Oliver Sacks, Naomi Wolf, Ross Perot, Paul Volcker, Karl Rove, Howard Dean, Todd Rundgren, Doris Kearns Goodwin, îEric Schlosserî, Harry Belafonte,...

April 25, 2015 Diet Pepsi in US not to contain aspartame as sweetener from August

malaysiasun.com - The low calorie sweetener has become a controversial ingredient in recent years. Consumer groups such as the îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî have cautioned against its use alleging it...

April 25, 2015 DGAP-Adhoc: Deutsche Bank announces next phase of strategy

GlobeNewswire - M. Germany Phone: +49 (0)69 910-00 Fax: +49 (0)69 910-38966 E-mail: Deutsche.Bank@db.com Internet: www.deutsche-bank.de ISIN: DE0005140008 WKN: 514000 Indices: DAX, EURO îSTOXXî 50 Listed: Regulated...

April 25, 2015 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of PVI Insurance Corporation

Insurance News Net - HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of B++ (Good) and the issuer credit rating of âbbbâ of PVI Insurance Corporation (PVI Insurance) (Vietnam). The...

April 25, 2015 S&P Turns Negative on Coca-Cola

Barron's - Itâs not the âreal thingâ yet. But Coca-Colaâs (KO) debt could be downgraded if it doesnât reduce debt and improve cash flow in the next two years, îStandard and Poorâsî...

April 25, 2015 Barrick faces fresh opposition to executive pay plan

Mining - Earlier this month, three of the world's largest pension funds â Ontario Teachersâ Pension Plan, British Columbia Investment Management and the Netherlandsâ îPGGMî Vermogensbeheer â...

April 25, 2015 US Stresses Opposition to EU Opt-Out for GMO Imports

Industry Week - Speaking at the same news conference, chief EU negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero said the opt-out proposal was "consistent" with the rules of the îWorld Trade Organizationî and "maintains fully the...

April 25, 2015 Hillary Clinton v. the Oxpeckers: Dead Candidate Walking

pjmedia.com - For one thing, having his spouse in that position didnât hurt his work at the îClinton Global Initiativeî. He invites foreign leaders to the initiativeâs annual meeting, and her prominence in...

April 25, 2015 US says new EU plan for GMO imports is no solution

Yahoo News - View gallery The entrance sign at the headquarters of îMonsantoî near St Louis, Missouri, on April 7, 2014 (AFP Pho ⦠On Friday, the Commission cleared 19 new GMO products for use in the EU,...

April 25, 2015 Office of Prime Minister of Norway : Norway and Indonesia to intensify efforts to protect rainforest

4 Traders - The announcement by President Widodo that Indonesia will intensify its efforts to protect its rainforest comes just weeks after îWorld Resources Instituteî released data from a study that may indicate that...

April 25, 2015 Richard Buxton: UK equities set for a rough ride

FE Trustnet - The manager made the high profile move from îSchrodersî to Old Mutual Global Investors in 2013 to become head of UK equities and to take charge of the Old Mutual UK Alpha fund, attracting around...

April 25, 2015 House panel threatens to cut defense secretary budget over Bergdahl stonewalling

FOX News - The independent Government îAccountabilityî Office, though, declared that the administration violated the law by not notifying Congress in advance of the swap. All the while, lawmakers have sought a more...

April 25, 2015 Can the Sharing Economy Help Drought-Stricken California'

Government Technology - Already operating in Colorado, the startup is working with îWestern Growersî, a trade group, to start pilot programs in Kern County, the Sacramento Valley, the Imperial Valley and Coachella...

April 25, 2015 RGGI Carbon Market Invests $1 Billion In Clean Energy

CleanTechnica - The îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (RGGI) carbon market, which covers nine Northeast U.S. states, has just published an accounting of how and where cap-and-trade revenue through 2013 have been...

April 25, 2015 British Economy Seen Losing Steam in Final Pre-Election Data

News Max - Forecasts in the survey range from 0.8 percent at SMBC Nikko Securities to 0.3 percent by economists at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and îSchrodersî Plc. The lower figure would be the weakest in more than two...

April 25, 2015 Banks in China see record forex outflow in March

中æ¶çµå­æ¥ - Chinese banks bought 808.3 billion yuan (US$131.4 billion) in foreign currencies and sold 1.2 trillion yuan (US$195.2 billion), leading to a deficit of...

April 25, 2015 Something planned in 15 BEELLLION years' You need this clock

The Register - The strontium clock was developed by physicists from the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder. The accuracy and stability of the improved...

April 25, 2015 Sharing Services With Town School Board Meeting Subject

VoiceNEWS - Board member Kathy Hamilton described a continuous evaluation for efficiencies and also for îaccountabilityî at the local government level. In other business, the board considered updates to its policies...

April 25, 2015 Nicaragua's Grand Canal

Council on Foreign Relations - In December 2014, workers broke ground on the Nicaragua Grand Canal, a planned 175-mile-long canal through Nicaragua. Three times the length of the Panama Canal, engineers say Nicaraguaâs...

April 25, 2015 Ananth Kumar apologises for remark against JD(U) MP

Times of India - He also alleged how Congress and BJP conveniently unite for protecting interests of corporates to pass hike in FDI in insurance sector, on issues of globalization and can even sit together at îWorld...

April 25, 2015 Montgomery clears hiring of IG staffer who falsified time cards at Commerce

Washington Post - Last May, Ondrik pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor of falsely claiming to have worked several days at the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî, a Commerce agency. She received a...

April 25, 2015 Pepsi drops aspartame from diet soda as consumers reject toxic sweetener

Natural News - This is largely due to the tidal wave of online consumer education from organizations like Natural News and the îOrganic Consumers Associationî, as well as from the rising "alternative media" which is...

April 25, 2015 African Travel, Inc. Appoints New President

Financial Content - 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...

April 25, 2015 MEPT And Bentall Kennedy Announce Acquisition Of 757 Third Avenue In New York

New Jersey Online - Signatory to the îUNî îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî, MEPT is recognized as a pioneer in Responsible Property Investing (RPI) and has been consistently top-ranked in the U.S....

April 25, 2015 Why The 2031 Plan Is Untenable

NYUL OCAL - This year, îStandard and Poorâsî found some concerns about the universityâs debt financing in an âAA-â rating. âThe rating reflects low financial resources and a high debt...

April 25, 2015 Mixed Messages Fail to Stop Stocks

Wall Street Sector Selector - In Europe, investors were feeling bullish after the April Ifo Business Climate Index for Germany rose to 108.6 from the March reading of 107.9. The Euro îSTOXXî 50 Index advanced 0.43...

April 25, 2015 Blue Nile Schedules First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Yahoo Finance - Blue Nile's shares are traded on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî LLC under the symbol NILE. Blue Nile Blue Nile, Inc. Nancy Shipp, 206.388.3626 (Investors) nancys@bluenile.com or Josh Holland, 206.336.6773...

April 25, 2015 U.K. Should Say Good Riddance to HSBC

bloombergview.com - Hong Kong, in fact, would welcome HSBC with open arms. The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî said today it would have a âpositive attitudeâ toward a relocation. So letâs wave HSBC on...

April 25, 2015 R.I. 9th among states for YTD export growth through Feb.

Providence Business News - While the îWorld Trade Organizationî ranked the United States the second largest exporter in the world for the first two months of the year, foreign sales fell 4.5 percent to $241 billion...

April 25, 2015 5 India Inc scions who went to Harvard to learn the 'tricks'

businessinsider.in - She is an Economics graduate from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, she is the head of Marketing at DSP îBlackRock Investmentî Managers. Tanya Dubash, the eldest...

April 25, 2015 Food and water sustainability

Times of Malta - These are issues that cannot be ignored, and if we do, the economy will suffer In a report issued jointly with the îWorld Water Councilî, the FAO reported: âBy 2050 some 60 per cent more food...

April 25, 2015 Solar depends on more research

The National - Separately, at this weekâs World Green Economy Summit in Dubai, the UAE was identified as a âglobal green energy powerâ by a new report published by îThe Climate Groupî. The report...

April 25, 2015 Greece offers some concessions

The Business Insider - create a fully independent tax commission," he said. Limiting early retirement to make the Greek pension system more îsustainableî as well as privatization and a fully independent tax office...

April 25, 2015 Schwarzman Is Cautious, But Blackstone Is Raising $350 Million

Seeking Alpha - First, Stephen Schwarzman, the multi-billionaire founder and CEO of Blackstone issued some cautious comments on China's white-hot stock market. China has a "reach for yield" situation, which is pushing the...

April 25, 2015 HSBC mulling plan to move HQ from Britain

Gulf Daily News - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî said it would take a 'positive attitude' if HSBC decided to return. Hugh Young, global head of equities at Aberdeen Asset Management, one of HSBC's top 10...

April 25, 2015 Stockman: Global 'Mania' in Govt Bonds Is Veering Toward Disaster

News Max - He cited data from îBlackRock Investmentî Institute and Thomson Reuters that there are now $5.3 trillion in government bonds trading at negative yields, mostly in Europe, with already-low U.S. Treasury...

April 25, 2015 Mahathir: DPM should take over should Najib heed calls to step down

theSundaily - Among the topics raised by Mahathir were î1Malaysia Development Berhadî's (1MDB) RM42 billion debt and questionable investments made by the sovereign wealth fund, the mysterious murder of Mongolian Model...

April 25, 2015 Top Three Global Innovator ZTE Joins the United for Patent Reform Coalition

Financial Content - ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the îUNî îGlobal Compactî. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn. > 1862

April 25, 2015 Domain Movers: Blocker.com, MaxGrip.com and More

thedomains.com - NextBusinessConf.com NextBusConf.com and NextBusCon.com îComputer Associatesî International, Inc. (Ca.com) has registered the domain name CloudSecurityManager.com Vertical Axis Inc. has sold the...

April 25, 2015 TTIP negotiators get an earful from American critics

EurActiv.com - Critics included Jean Halloran, a senior adviser at the nonprofit îConsumers Unionî, who suggested that a treaty would be the worst of all possible worlds, exposing European consumers to "faulty GM...

April 25, 2015 Somalia: Al-Shabaab-linked sugar smugglers still in business after attack

Garoweonline - According to a report prepared jointly by the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî (Unep) and Interpol, Al-Shabaabâs primary source of income appears to be from informal taxation...

April 25, 2015 Climate: 7 questions on 2 degrees

CNN - Here's the best guess for what that "amazing speed" might need to look like: Cutting greenhouse gas emissions by some 80% to 90% by 2050, said Jennifer Morgan, global director of the climate program at the îWorld...

April 25, 2015 Dr M: I backed Najib as PM as gratitude to his father

The Star Online - The former prime minister of 22 years however said that he now regrets supporting Najib who has been unable to explain numerous issues including the î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) controversy....

April 25, 2015 Listeria outbreak: Q&A with Oklahoma state epidemiologist

Oklahoma News - Ten people across four states, including one person in Oklahoma, have been sickened to date by several strains of listeria after eating tainted Blue Bell ice cream products and three of them have died, the Centers...

April 25, 2015 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Process Workshop

Eco-business - the îUNî îGlobal Compactî Principles, ISO 26000 and CDP reporting Communicate your report in innovative ways Prepare you for future reporting cycles through continuous improvement of your...

April 25, 2015 Massachusetts PRIM Promotes Gurtz, Samuels

The Bond Buyer - The Massachusetts îPension Reserves Investment Management boardî named David Gurtz interim CFO and COO and promoted Sarah Samuels to deputy chief investment officer. To continue reading, log in,...

April 25, 2015 How the Circular Economy Tackles Climate Change

The Huffington Post - In fact, companies like ours that seek C2C certification for their products or want to comply to the îUNî îGlobal Compactî's principles must address this issue. If we are to build a...

April 25, 2015 UN chief 'to attend Moscow WWII victory parade': report

Deccan Chronicle - Moscow: îUnited Nationsî Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is to attend Moscow's World War II victory celebrations despite snubs from Western leaders, Russia's TASS state news agency reported Saturday,...

April 25, 2015 Three years since shooting death

Phnom Penh Post - Milne, the co-editor of recently published book Conservation and Development in Cambodia, which is dedicated to Wutty, first encountered him in 2002 when they both worked for îConservation...

April 25, 2015 SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance : A.M. Best : Affirms Ratings of Transmonde Services Insurance Company, Limited

4 Traders - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of âaâ of Transmonde Services Insurance Company, Limited (Transmonde) (Bermuda). The outlook for both...

April 25, 2015 Silence, pushback from governors on Mitch McConnell EPA defiance letter

Beacon News - New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, also a Democrat, pointed to efforts there, including the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, as ways to trim carbon emissions and urged McConnell to reconsider his...

April 25, 2015 State opens investigation into nursing home sex abuse

KOMO News - CASHMERE, Wash. -- The Board of Nursing Home Administrators wants answers and possible punishment for sexual abuse earlier this year at the Cashmere îConvalescentî Center. The KOMO 4 Investigators revealed...

April 25, 2015 China Ends Monopoly on Card Payments

paymentweek.com - A senior executive card executive stated that obtaining a license could take 12 months. The îWorld Trade Organizationî ruled that Chinaâs single payment regime was anti-competitive in 2012,...

April 25, 2015 Form 6-K SUNCOR ENERGY INC For: Apr 23

StreetInsider - A member of îDow Jones Sustainabilityî indexes, FTSE4Good and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed on the...

April 25, 2015 Ameren shareholder proposals fail to win majority

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Finally, the shareholder activist group îAs You Sowî proposed tying the companyâs executive compensation to reductions in carbon dioxide. Only owners of 6.7 percent of the...

April 25, 2015 South Sudan leaders must strike deal for sake of nation: EU aid chief

Zee News - It has also left over half of the country`s 12 million people in need of aid, according to the îUnited Nationsî. "It is very painful to see such difficult circumstances on the ground. The eyes of the...

April 25, 2015 Chilean President Michelle Bachelet thanks PAHO/WHO for support during emergency

Pan American Health Organization - Santiago, Chile, 21 April 2015 (PAHO/WHO) â President Michelle Bachelet of Chile thanked the Pan American Health Organization/îWorld Health Organizationî (PAHO ... along with...

April 25, 2015 Argo Group Schedules Its 2015 First 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...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Affirms Spain at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable

forexfactory.com - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Spain's Long-term foreign and local currency IDRs at 'BBB+'. The Outlooks are Stable. The issue ratings on Spain's senior unsecured foreign and local currency bonds have...

April 25, 2015 RBI likely to cut interest rates again next month

Gulf Times - Lending rates are still high in India,â said Prashant Sawant, senior analyst at îMaplecroftî. Even economists who said they were sceptical another rate cut was in the pipeline in the first half of...

April 25, 2015 Hangar, runway expansions at DeKalb County Airport

Wane - The airport is working with îAmerican Electric Powerî to remove power lines, which îAEPî had planned as it increases power in the Auburn area. It has already gotten permission to remove a section of...

April 25, 2015 Five Oaks breaks into jumbo mortgage bonds

Housing Wire - The loans carry an average balance of $697,618. Both îFitch Ratingsî and Moodyâs Investors Service have presale reports out on the offering, with both awarding AAA ratings to the offering. Both...

April 25, 2015 The Pork in the Road

On Earth - When the îConsumers Unionî recently tested more than 300 chicken breasts purchased in supermarkets nationwide, it found that an astounding 97 percent harbored potentially dangerous bacteria; alarmingly,...

April 25, 2015 Switzerland is the world's happiest country, researchers say

Reuters - NEW YORK (îThomson Reutersî Foundation) - Switzerland has the world's happiest ... The study, produced by the îSustainableî Development Solutions Network (SDSN), found the most unhappy people...

April 25, 2015 ArcelorMittal announces the publication of first quarter 2015 EBITDA sell-side analyst consensus figures on corporate.arcelormittal.com

Investors Business Daily - Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, îsustainableî steel, we are the leading supplier of quality steel in the major global steel markets including automotive, construction, household...

April 25, 2015 Our opinion: Protecting the hostages and civilians in Obama's drone war

Wichita Falls Times Record News - He shouldnât. The Central Intelligence Agency, Pentagon and especially Congress all have some îaccountabilityî for Americaâs drone war and the innocents who have died in...

April 25, 2015 Recognizing Community Efforts To Reduce Poverty

Modern Ghana - Accra, 24th April, 2015 â The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Small Grants Programme (SGP) of the îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) and the Ga West Municipal...

April 25, 2015 Crompton Greaves slips on divestment plans

Economic Times - after the company said it proposes to divest its entire stake in consumer electricals unit for Rs 2000 crores to a special purpose vehicle managed by Advent International Corp and a unit of Singapore's...

April 25, 2015 Dredging spoils to help extend cruise ship pier

Virgin Islands Daily News - ST. THOMAS - The spoils from the East Gregerie Channel dredging project will be used to extend the cruise ship pier at the îMonsantoî Marine Terminal in Crown Bay. The V.I. Port Authority...

April 25, 2015 Iba: Brazilian pulp exports higher in the first quarter of 2015

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April 25, 2015 FIFA statement on the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)

FIFA - international organisations such as the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) and trade unions. None of these initiatives have been mentioned in the draft resolution. Similarly, the relevant Qatari...

April 25, 2015 The Defined Benefits: Dutch pension industry veterans sing for charity

Investment Pensions Europe - The Defined Benefits played at a fundraiser dedicated to âpensions, music and artâ for Alzheimer Netherlands, organised by Antje Biber (Feri), Else Bos (îPGGMî), Borgdorff,...

April 25, 2015 100,000 in Gaza still homeless after war with Israel

USA Today - "You cannot imagine life in a school with about a 100 other families," said Kloob, who depends on îUnited Nationsî aid to survive. "The only available solution for my family is staying at the school. We...

April 25, 2015 Watchdog or lapdog of Big Oil'

San Francisco Chronicle - Nor does the bill give the state îEPAî or health experts any shared authority in the permitting ... from the powers that be in Kern on a range of issues from clean air and îwaterî...

April 25, 2015 How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Wednesday

Fox Business - Stocks closed higher on Wednesday as investors pored over the latest batch of company earnings. All 10 industry sectors of the îStandard and Poor'sî 500 index rose, led by technology companies. Visa...

April 25, 2015 Form 8-K PostRock Energy Corp For: Apr 24

StreetInsider - On April 22, 2015, PostRock Energy Corporation (âPostRockâ) was notified by The îNasdaq Stock Marketî (âNasdaqâ) that PostRock has met all the alternative continued listing...

April 25, 2015 Texas Jailing Truant Teens and More in MuckReads Weekly

PRO Public - When you keep it secret, other hospitals are uninformed,' said Lisa McGiffert, a patient safety expert at îConsumers Unionî. 'Public disclosure is absolutely essential.' " Incidents included "the...

April 25, 2015 Angelina Jolie-Pitt pleas to international community on behalf of Syrians

Famagusta Gazette - It is time for the Security Council to work as one to end the conflict in Syria, and reach a settlement that also brings justice and îaccountabilityî for the people. That's according to American...

April 25, 2015 Blackstone Continues to Trade at a Premium Among Alternatives

Yahoo Finance - Equityâs attractiveness is expected to increase, and so should the overall perception for alternative asset managersâespecially the bigger players, such as îthe Blackstone Groupî (BX), the...

April 25, 2015 Crompton Greaves to sell consumer electronics unit for Rs2k cr

btvin.com - New Delhi: Crompton Greaves, a part of the Avantha Group, on Friday said it will sell its consumer electrical business to a consortium led by Advent and îTemasekî îHoldingsî for Rs 2,000 crore....

April 25, 2015 State Health Tests Prodded Blue Bell Recall

Gilmer Mirror - Shortly after lab tests on two Blue Bell ice cream flavors â Mint Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough â came back âpresumptive positiveâ for the deadly îbacteriaî...

April 25, 2015 Ex-Yemen leader urges rebel allies to heed UN, pull back

The Times of Israel - More than 1,000 people have been killed in the fighting since late March, according to the îUnited Nationsî, which said Friday at least 115 children were among the dead. The conflict has sent...

April 25, 2015 Dog The Bounty Hunter Defends Hillary Clinton On Fox News (Video)

Opposing Views - Romney spoke at the îClinton Global Initiativeî, which is part of the Clinton Foundation, in 2012, in which he praised its foreign outreach (video below). > 1862

April 25, 2015 Fitch Rates Lake Tahoe Unified School District, CA's $5.2MM GOs 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Financial Content - The district does not provide other post-employment benefits (OPEB). The district participates in the California State Teachers' Retirement System (îCalSTRSî) and, to a lesser degree, the...

April 25, 2015 Reports detail experimental Ebola treatment, virus evolution

Science Blog - Medical teams yesterday described their experience treating two sick US health workers with TKM-Ebola and îconvalescentî serum, while another group that looked at genetic sequences from Liberian Ebola...

April 25, 2015 UK economy losing steam'

themalaymailonline.com - Forecasts in the survey range from 0.8 per cent at SMBC Nikko Securities to 0.3 per cent by economists at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and îSchrodersî Plc. The lower figure would be the weakest in...

April 25, 2015 Advent International to lead acquisition of 34.37% of Crompton Greaves' consumer products business

Equity Bulls - Advent and îTemasekî will acquire ownership in CGCEL by purchasing shares in CGCEL from Avantha îHoldingsî following the demerger of the consumer products business from CG and the listing of...

April 25, 2015 Clean-coal tech can aid air goals

China Daily - Despite coal's reputation as a "dirty" energy source, Anne Korin, co-director of the îInstitute for the Analysis of Global Securityî, said coal may be the key to reducing China's air pollution. "Alcohol...

April 25, 2015 In Washington, a handful of corporations lobby against climate change

theguardian.com - But why are they putting îsustainabilityî at the top of the agenda ... Nonprofit trade association BSR and investor-environmental coalition îCeresî are working to change that. The pair...

April 25, 2015 LanzaTech says other commercial plants in the near pipeline

Share Chat - LanzaTech has so far raised more than US$200 million from investors including US$60 million from the îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî last December, which became the second largest shareholder after...

April 25, 2015 Natural Gas Futures Cap Weekly Decline on U.S. Stockpile Outlook

Bloomberg - Power plants will burn a record amount of gas in 2015 amid lower prices and the retirement of 23 gigawatts of coal-fired generation because of environmental rules, according to a Bloomberg îNew Energy...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Upgrades 1 Class of GECCMC 2001-3

Benzinga - Of the original 155 loans, nine remain, three of which (53.42%) are in îspecial servicingî. The non-specially serviced loans have maturity dates in 2016 (27%), 2019 (4.4%), 2020 (12.2%), and 2021 (3%). One...

April 25, 2015 ANALYSIS-Billions at risk for Ghana, oil firms from oil boundary ruling

Reuters - "Even if Ghana wins on the boundary eventually, as most people expect, they stand to lose two years of revenues from TEN which they badly need," said Anaïs De Meulder, Africa analyst at global risk advisory...

April 25, 2015 Climate change under fire at summit

Engineering News - We donât want this to be just another talking shop,â he said. îThe Climate Groupî CEO Mark Kenber added that the Business & Climate Summit would form the centrepiece of Climate Week...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Rates Massachusetts School Building Authority's $300MM 2015B Sales Tax Bonds 'AA+'

Financial Content - îFitch Ratingsî has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the following Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) sales tax bonds: --$300,000,000 senior dedicated sales tax bonds, 2015 series B. The...

April 25, 2015 Soul Htite Was Invited To Attend The 2015 BFA Annual Conference

The Street - Besides Soul Htite, Ping Xie, Deputy General Manager of îChina Investment Corporationî, Chaomei Chen, Chief Risk Officer of the world's largest P2P lending company Lending Club, Gregory Gibb, Chairman and...

April 25, 2015 Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics shares plunge as company faces increased competition

Colorado Springs Gazette - Stock in the Colorado Springs-based medical laser manufacturer fell $8.18, or 23.6 percent, to $26.52 - a six-month low - on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî. Spectranetics shares ranked as the...

April 25, 2015 Kit Siang lays out five issues for voters

freemalaysiatoday.com - To demand îaccountabilityî for the RM42 billion 1MDB scandal and the tabling in Parliament of a report by the Auditor-General on his investigations; To censure the growing repression in the...

April 25, 2015 NIST wants help building the one ID proofing system to rule them all

Search Security - At the 2015 RSA Conference, Paul Grassi, senior standards and technology advisor for the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) within the U.S. Department of Commerce, said that the...

April 25, 2015 N-Habitat Governing Council planning to deal with urban crises

Coastweek - by Chrispinus Omar NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- îUNî îEnvironmental Programmeî (UNEP) said environment ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) meeting in Russia Wednesday...

April 25, 2015 Bangko Sentral sees continued economic upturn

BusinessMirror. - Earlier, îMoodyâsî Analytics forecasted first-quarter growth to surge to 7.3 percent. This is higher than the 6.9-percent growth seen in the last three months of 2014. The quarterâs...

April 25, 2015 Consumer advocates applaud end of Comcast/Time Warner deal

Buffalo News - âWe had real concerns that this merger, if it were to go through, would make matters worse,â said Delara Derakhshani, policy counsel for îConsumers Unionî, the advocacy arm of Consumer...

April 25, 2015 Baldwin campaign pays $45,000 for law firm on Tomah flap

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Matthew G. Whitaker, director of the Foundation for îAccountabilityî and Civic Trust, said he was particularly upset that Baldwin offered to keep Baylor on the payroll through the end of...

April 25, 2015 Water partnership asks state to let Marin, Sonoma work together on drought

Marin Independent Journal - As it so happens, the region established the Sonoma-Marin îSaving Water Partnershipî in 2010. The group includes nine North Bay cities and water districts that use Russian River water,...

April 25, 2015 Behind the News: Chris Shanahan, Clifden businessman

The Irish Times - Peter Webster, who wrote the îEPAîâs report on Irish bathing îwaterî, says, âThe fact that these îwatersî have been designated as poor quality means that the local...

April 25, 2015 Seadrill, North Atlantic Drilling, And Rosneft - A Long-Term View Of Perspectives In Russia

Seeking Alpha - Last year, Rosneft asked for more than 2 trillion rubles from the Russian îNational Wealth Fundî for its projects. This year, the company's application was reduced to just 300 billion rubles. There...

April 25, 2015 Apollo Medical Holdings Announces reverse stock split and nasdaq listing submission

New Jersey Online - The Company also announced that it has submitted an initial listing application to the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî to have its common stock approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market. The Board of...

April 25, 2015 HSBC looks at moving headquarters from Britain as tax and regulations bite

Reuters - If the bank does move, it could choose to spin off its UK arm, investors have said. The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî said it would take a "positive attitude" if HSBC decided to return. Despite its Asian...

April 25, 2015 Newtown Board Approves Charge for Center

VoiceNEWS - The council would also like to monitor roadwork to ensure satisfaction as the town spends money. âI think thatâs an îaccountabilityî feature,â Ms. Llodra said, saying sheâd like to...

April 25, 2015 Evelyn Sharma and Mimoh Chokraborty Glam up the CII Meet 2015

IndiaGlitz - Actors Evelyn Sharma and Mahaakshay aka Mimoh Chokraborty recently attended the îCouncil of Institutional Investorsî (CII) Meet 2015to promote their upcoming romantic film âIshqedarriyaanâ....

April 25, 2015 Rohingya issue puts Myanmar stability at risk

bangkokpost.com - îUNITED NATIONSî â Stability in Myanmar's most sensitive region can't be achieved unless it addresses the issue of citizenship for minority Rohingya Muslims, the îUnited Nationsî...

April 25, 2015 Time for tax on carbon is now

Rutland Herald - According to a 2013 report by the îCarbon Disclosure Projectî, some of the largest companies in the world, including oil companies, are already counting on a carbon pollution tax in their financial...

April 25, 2015 US FDA warns five companies over BMPEA stimulant in supplements

FOX News - In January 2014 Michael Landa, then-director of the agency's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî, listed the BMPEA research among the division's notable accomplishments in 2013. In an open letter...

April 25, 2015 HSBC considers moving headquarters out of U.K.

CBC - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî issued a statement saying it would take a "positive attitude" to an HSBC relocation and noting HSBC's "deep historical links" with the territory. Britain taxes HSBC on its...

April 25, 2015 Merck KGaA : Demonstrates Commitment to Corporate Responsibility

4 Traders - 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report published for the first time in accordance with the comprehensive option of the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) G4 guidelines Sustainability strategy comprises...

April 25, 2015 The Daily Show looks at the GMO potato... and sides with agribusiness

The Week Magazine - Because of that history, and because Big Agribusinesses like Monsanto are the bad guy so often, Mandvi started out his report on GMO potatoes talking sympathetically with Jeffrey Smith at the îInstitute...

April 25, 2015 THAI defends paying for consultants

bangkokpost.com - They earlier claimed a Bain executive had worked for L.E.K., another consultant, and îTemasekî îHoldingsî which owns rival Singapore Airlines, raising concerns about conflicts of interest...

April 25, 2015 To Talk or Not to Talk: That's Not the Question

Teen Ink - As an ambivert, I was born with a foot in both worldsâand even though itâs hard to keep my balance, it seems that I îam bestî positioned to be a bridge builder, to help slowly mend the gap...

April 25, 2015 Project Operations Manager

ReliefWeb - Oral cholera vaccine (OCV) is now available for use by low-income countries through a vaccine stockpile managed by the îWorld Health Organizationî ... other cholera prevention measures such as WASH...

April 25, 2015 Mourners form giant circle in Port Moody park to remember 6-year-old girl

News1130 - PORT MOODY (NEWS130) â Port îMoodyâsî Rocky Point Park was lit up by candles Friday evening, as hundreds of people came to remember a six-year-old girl killed in a pedestrian accident this past...

April 25, 2015 Nasdaq Composite, S&P 500 Close at New Highs

4 Traders - 11:49a PHOTO RELEASE -- NASDAQ WELCOMES API: APIC) to The îNasdaq Stock Marketî 10:21a TANTECH HOLDINGS LTD. (NASDAQ: TANH) to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Opening Be.. 10:16a GOOGLE INC....

April 25, 2015 2ND UPDATE: HSBC Headquarters Review May Trigger UK Exit

Morningstar - According to the Financial Times, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî said: "The HKMA takes a positive attitude should HSBC consider relocating its headquarters back to Hong Kong." Shareholders, who were...

April 25, 2015 TEGA to blend EU refrigerants

Gas World - Work is underway for the TEGA blending facility to be ETL safety certified by îIntertekî Germany for this production; the company expects to go into production within 30 days. HCR188C/R441A, a substitute...

April 25, 2015 UN Security Council urges all parties in Syria to end violence immediately - Xinhua

Xinhua News Agency - îUNITED NATIONSî, April 24 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave alarm at the deterioration of Syria's humanitarian situation and demanded that all parties to the Syrian...

April 25, 2015 Water quality rapidly deteriorating in many countries, study shows

Water World - World Water Forum 2015: îWorld Water Councilî, K-water announce new 'green' path to sustainability The îWorld Water Councilî and Korea Water Resources Corporation together with...

April 25, 2015 How to get a job and irritate your co-workers, executive pay at Barrick and CIBC, and Apple Pay coming to Canada

Business in Vancouver - Getting paid too much may not upset your colleagues but it may upset company shareholders. The îCanadian Pension Plan Investment Boardî is the latest to say it will oppose Barrick Gold...

April 25, 2015 Texas teachers have problem with proposed bill

Greenville Herald-Banner - A bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal would end the federal test-based îaccountabilityî system of No Child Left Behind and restore the responsibility for determining how to use federally...

April 25, 2015 Crompton Greaves to exit consumer products business

The Hindu - In a major reorganisation at Crompton Greaves Ltd. (CG), its parent Avantha îHoldingsî Ltd. has decided to exit CG ... International Corporation and a subsidiary of Singaporeâs îTemasekî...

April 25, 2015 Progress: Ag products maker Precision Planting has become one of region's most prominent businesses

Peoria Journal Star - îMonsantoî spent a reported $250 million in 2012 to purchase Precision Planting, a Tremont-based maker of technology-based agricultural products. But the cash flow by the multinational...

April 25, 2015 Psychometric Testing Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated

Benzinga - "Nevertheless, larger îconsultingî firms with expansive service portfolios have ... Major vendors in the market include ManpowerGroup, Aon PLC and îMercerî LLC. Buyers face a variety of...

April 25, 2015 Beijing Municipal Government : China banks see record forex outflow in March

4 Traders - Chinese banks bought 808.3 billion yuan ($131.4 billion) in foreign currencies and sold 1.21 trillion yuan, leading to a deficit worth 406.2 billion yuan or $66 billion, according to the îState Administration of...

April 25, 2015 HSBC Threat to Move 'Not Political'

The New Indian Express - "The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî takes a positive attitude should HSBC consider relocating its headquarters back to Hong Kong," the regulator said. HSBC has seen its reputation damaged by a...

April 25, 2015 Clients Lower Mileage and Cut Carbon Emissions to Help With Climate Control Issues

Market Watch - DALLAS, TX, Apr 24, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces that several clients of the company have been listed...

April 25, 2015 Anti-graft body touts transparency drive

bangkokpost.com - They include the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) to improve the value for money spent on large infrastructure projects by increasing transparency and accountability, and the îExtractive...

April 25, 2015 Fitch: EPM's Recent Acquisition Announcements Neutral to Credit Quality

StreetInsider - CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- îFitch Ratingsî expects Empresas Publicas de Medellin E.S.P.'s (EPM) recently announced acquisition initiatives to be credit neutral as leverage should remain at or below...

April 25, 2015 Return of pension incentives a possibility for Rural Water workers

The Chronicle-Telegram - The program paid out nearly $1.9 million on behalf of 15 Rural Water workers to the îOhio Public Employees Retirement Systemî between 1992 and 2013, the last year it was used before a renewal...

April 25, 2015 HSBC considers moving HQ out of UK amid bank clampdown

Yahoo News - Responding, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî noted that it "takes a positive attitude should HSBC consider relocating its headquarters back to Hong Kong", where it is the largest bank. - 'Risk taking' -...

April 25, 2015 Measure G a fiasco for Salinas

The Salinas Californian - Those three things were: 1) City employees' îCALPERSî retirement benefits; 2) City employees' health insurance costs; and 3) City employees' Workers Compensation costs. These are expected to...

April 25, 2015 Sprint Receives #1 Ranking for Fastest Mobile Network in Dayton, Ohio

Yahoo Finance - Sprint has been named to the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî Index (DJSI) North America for the past four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and...

April 25, 2015 Biman Bangladesh Airlines Acquires two Bombardier Q400 NextGen Turboprops from Egypt's Smart Aviation

EIN News Desk World News Report - 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...

April 25, 2015 More extreme rainfall events expected, climate change summit hears

Canadian Underwriter - Kovacs was part of a four-member international briefing team, joined on the podium by Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Mark Kenber, CEO...

April 25, 2015 Port volume on pace to set fiscal year record

Star News Online - Last week îFitch Ratingsî said it had affirmed the port authority's approximately $41 million port facilities revenue bonds at BBB+ with a stable rating outlook. Fitch cited two peers of the N.C....

April 25, 2015 EU Authorizes 17 GMOs for Food, Feed Use Says European Commission

Mathaba News Network - In response to the European Commission decision, Greenpeace lashed out at President Jean-Claude Juncker saying he "has no intention of bringing the EU closer to its citizens" and is moving instead "closer...

April 25, 2015 Bond ratings unchanged for city, Olentangy schools

Delaware Gazette - The two largest credit rating agencies â îMoodyâsî Investors Service and Standard & Poorâs â use slightly different rating systems. The prime, or the highest possible...

April 25, 2015 REIT takeovers to trigger asset sales

Newcastle Herald - But whoever is the victor, from the home grown DEXUS Property, GPT, Charter Hall, Cromwell, ISPT and the îAustralianî îFuture Fundî, to the overseas-based Brookfield, Blackstone and even...

April 25, 2015 Bursa de Valori Bucuresti : BVB CEO discussed sustainability in the context of AeRO market during the UNCTAD high-level session in Geneva

4 Traders - The initiative is co-convened by the îUNî- supported îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî, the îUnited Nationsî Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the îUnited...

April 25, 2015 The Morning Risk Report: Petrobras Bribes Are Competitive Disadvantage

The Wall Street Journal - U.S. prosecutors say Mo Hailong, an official with a Chinese agriculture company, participated in a multiyear scheme to pilfer seeds from test fields of U.S. agribusiness giants îMonsantoî Co....

April 25, 2015 S&P keeps Philippines' credit score at investment grade

interaksyon.com - MANILA â îStandard and Poorâsî Ratings Services (S&P) has kept its credit score on the Philippines, and is likely to keep at that level in the next six months or so. In a statement,...

April 25, 2015 Oregonian named Northwest Farm Mom of the Year

Capital Press - A woman from Albany, Ore., has been named Norwest Farm Mom of the Year by îMonsantoî and American Agri-Women. She is the first Oregonian to win the honor in the award's six-year history. Shelly Boshart...

April 25, 2015 Career Moves: Standard Insurance Co. Promotes Raghu Valluri to VP of IT Solutions

India West - A former president and senior partner of region growth markets at îMercerî, he also held senior insurance posts ... at Google and was a consultant at Accenture and Gallup Strategic...

April 25, 2015 Australian Aboriginal Communities Under Threat of Closure Take Their Case to the UN

Vice News - Now community leaders have taken their fight to the îUnited Nationsî, calling for the UN rapporteur on indigenous rights to investigate the way Australian governments have handled the closures. Remote...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Releases Report on State University of New York

Yahoo Finance - îFitch Ratingsî has published a report on State University of New York. The report is available at 'www.îfitchratingsî.com'. Additional information is available at...

April 25, 2015 Home loan borrowers capitalising on super-low interest rates to smash mortgages

Herald Sun Melboume - Meanwhile, the proportion of borrowers behind on home-loan repayments has dropped. Data from îFitch Ratingsî shows barely 1 per cent of customers are a month or more in arrears. Since 2000 the...

April 25, 2015 HSBC considers moving headquarters out of Britain amid bank clampdown

The Straits Times - Responding, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî noted that it "takes a positive attitude should HSBC consider relocating its headquarters back to Hong Kong", where it is the largest bank. HSBC,...

April 25, 2015 We have moral duty to help refugees: Angelina Jolie

My sinchew - "We need to send a signal that we are serious about the îaccountabilityî for these crimes," she said. The Syrian conflict began when nationwide protests against President Bashar al-Assad met with violent...

April 25, 2015 UN Warns against Deterioration of Humanitarian Situation in Syria

almanar.com.lb - The îUnited Nationsî Security Council urged quick end to the crisis in Syria, warning against the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the crisis-hit country. Addressing the 15-member body...

April 25, 2015 Area farmer directs donation to 4-H

East Oregonian - The Morrow County 4-H Leaders Association recently received a $2,500 donation from Double T Farming and Americaâs Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the îMonsantoî Fund. According to 4-H...

April 25, 2015 Galvanized Announces Sweat This, Not That! "30-Day Fit Moves Challenge" Presented By Degree® Deodorant For Apple Watch And iPhone

The Business Journal - Unilever ranked number one in its sector on the 2014 îDow Jones Sustainabilityî Index. All of Unilever's global factory network, as well as its US non-manufacturing facilities, have achieved...

April 25, 2015 Why Qatar Bought Claridge's

Forbes - It is instructive to learn that Qatarâs was not the only sovereign wealth fund suitor to the hotels; the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî was rumoured to have bid £1.6 billion for the group...

April 25, 2015 What to watch: Plenty more earnings ahead

USA TODAY MONEY - Well, wipe away those tears: Weâre not even halfway through yet. So far, 135 companies in the îStandard and Poorâsî 500 have reported their earnings, and of those, 100 have beat...

April 25, 2015 State refinances $1 billion of bonds, saving taxpayers over $180 Million

Orange County Breeze - Californiaâs current general obligation bond rating is Aa3 by Moodyâs Investors Service, A+ by Standard & Poorâs, and A+ by îFitch Ratingsî. The next State general...

April 25, 2015 Stuart McCall backs Deila on allowing refs to talk

The Scotsman - STUART McCall has backed Ronny Deilaâs call for referees to be allowed to explain contentious decisions after games but insists managers must expect to be held to some level of îaccountabilityî....

April 25, 2015 Iran flotilla in Gulf of Aden: Cmdr.

Press TV - Saudi Arabia launched its air campaign against Yemen on March 26 - without a îUnited Nationsî mandate - in a bid to restore power to the countryâs fugitive former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, a...

April 25, 2015 Titanic owners wanted money to return body of Scarborough hero James Moody

The Scarborough News - However, a letter unearthed more than 100 years on from the disaster shows that Scarborough officer James îMoodyâsî selfless actions, which cost him his life, were not reciprocated by his...

April 25, 2015 Fitch Affirms Lesotho at 'BB-'; Outlook Stable

Reuters - (The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, April 24 (Fitch) îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Lesotho's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BB-'and 'BB',...

April 25, 2015 Angelina Jolie to UN: 'We are failing to save lives in Syria'

Rediff India Abroad - "It is time for the Security Council to work as one to end the conflict, and reach a settlement that also brings justice and îaccountabilityî for the Syrian people," she said, adding that the...

April 24, 2015 The CSR Scoop - 4/24/2015

DESCRIPTION:Volunteer Week may have officially ended on April 18, but chatter from the corporate and nonprofit sectors this week demonstrated that volunteering is at the forefront of the CSR discussion year-round. The scoop this...

April 24, 2015 Business Roundtable Recognizes Whirlpool Corporation?s Achievements in Sustainability in New Report

DESCRIPTION:The Business Roundtable 2015 sustainability report ? ?Create, Grow, Sustain: Leading by Example,? features narratives from 148 CEOs on how their companies are promoting sustainable business practices and improving the...

April 24, 2015 Live Chat: What's Next for INGO Partnerships?

Traditional aid models are changing. Join #FutureINGO on 4/29 to learn more. SUMMARY:Explore the future of partnerships for International NGOs in?the #FutureINGO live Twitter chat on 4/29?at?12pm ET.? DESCRIPTION:Ahead of the...

April 24, 2015 LG ?Game Changing? Products Capture Three Coveted Edison Awards?

LG Wraps up Earth Week with Top Honors for Products Designed with the Environment in Mind DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, April 24, 2015?/3BL Media/ ? Demonstrating its leadership in products that embody the best in design and innovation,...

April 24, 2015 Using Employee Recognition to Prevent Workers from Quitting

Guest Blog by TINYpulse DESCRIPTION:Remember in grade school when everyone received gold stars for doing great work? Now let?s do some comparisons. If a school kid does great work but doesn?t get a gold star, what do they do?...

April 24, 2015 5 Things You Can Do to Promote Workplace Safety and Awareness

With the increasing number of hazardous chemical products being produced each year, employees all over the world are more likely to have a chemical exposure in the workplace. DESCRIPTION:With the increasing number of hazardous...

April 24, 2015 Major League Baseball Players Trust to Live Below the Line in support of Physicians for Peace and other nonprofits

DESCRIPTION:From April 27 through May 1, the Major League Baseball Players Trust is joining forces with The Global Poverty Project?s Live Below the Line campaign to raise awareness and funds for the more than 1.2 billion people...

April 24, 2015 Twitter Chat: Meet the Sustainability Experts at Yum! Brands; 4/28 at #3pYumChat

Join Yum! Brands and TriplePundit for a special Twitter Chat about its environmental commitments on April 28th, 9am PST / Noon EST - at #3pYumChat. DESCRIPTION:April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ -?Meet the sustainability experts at Yum!...

April 24, 2015 These Girls Turned a Twist on the `Three Rs? Into a Vital Lesson for Kids

DESCRIPTION:Meet the?Daily Point of Light Award?honorees behind the book,?"Bob Has an Idea."?Read their story and?nominate?an outstanding volunteer you know as a Point of Light. One day, about five years ago, three Oklahoma City...

April 24, 2015 We #WalkforSSD to Give Back

DESCRIPTION:? Guest post by Gwen Wenger. Gwen, her husband Keith, and her daughter Emma have been volunteering with SSD in many ways for the past three years. Emma is partnered with SSD Kindle. ? My husband, Keith, and I have a...

April 24, 2015 Manishha Patel: My Transformation From Biologist to Global Citizen-Scientist

DESCRIPTION:I?m a cancer biologist at the?Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation, and I adore my work. I love trying to figure out kinks in cancer cells that we can manipulate for drug discovery. I love studying...

April 24, 2015 Aramark Named to 2015 DiversityInc 25 Noteworthy Companies for Diversity List

DESCRIPTION:PHILADELPHIA, ?April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ ?? During diversity and inclusion?s keystone event at Cipriani Wall Street held last evening, DiversityInc announced Aramark earned a place on this year?s 25 Noteworthy...

April 24, 2015 Arbor Day Foundation: Planting Trees and Inspiration

UPS has helped the Arbor Day Foundation Plant more than 400,000 trees DESCRIPTION:by Dan Lambe The Arbor Day Foundation?s mission is to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. Founded in 1972, the centennial of the...

April 24, 2015 BJ?s Wholesale Club Donates $295,000 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation

DESCRIPTION:National Breast Cancer Foundation?(NBCF) was recently presented with $295,000 by?BJ?s Wholesale Club?to support the organization?s mission to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through...

April 24, 2015 2015 SfT National Winners Video - Nicholson Elementary (MS)

DESCRIPTION:COMMUNITY CHOICE AWARD 2014-2015 // NICHOLSON ELEMENTARY ??MISSISSIPPI "Robotic Storm Drain Expedition" Flooding is the source of many problems within the community surrounding Nicholson Elementary. Scouring the...

April 24, 2015 The High Emotional Cost of College

DESCRIPTION:Today?s young parents are seriously stressed out about money.?In a recent survey by T. Rowe Price, roughly 70% of Gen-Xers (currently age 35-50) and 60% of Millennials (age 21-34) described themselves as ?overwhelmed...

April 24, 2015 Monsanto Ranks No. 43 on the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

DESCRIPTION:ST. LOUIS,?April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/?? For the eighth?year in a row, DiversityInc? has recognized Monsanto Company for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by naming the sustainable agriculture company to its...

April 24, 2015 Why the Little Guys are Really the Big Guys in Sustainability

by Nigel Johnston DESCRIPTION:When it comes to protecting the environment or improving workers? conditions, you might think the biggest companies are making the biggest positive impact. Multinationals like Apple and McDonald's...

April 24, 2015 VIDEO: H&M Closing the Loop

From the 2014 H&M Sustainability Report DESCRIPTION:We strive to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever we can. Our biggest concerns is that too much fashion ends up in landfill. That?s why we teamed up with I:Collect and created...

April 24, 2015 Angels Pitcher Helps Teach Kids Earthquake Safety

The event at Melrose Elementary in Placentia is part of Edison International?s PrepareSoCal partnership. DESCRIPTION:Hector Santiago, a pitcher for the?Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, was hit by a pitch and suffered a head wound....

April 24, 2015 INFOGRAPHIC: Benefits of a Transfer Station

#OurBluePlanet DESCRIPTION:Transfer stations provide safe and environmentally friendly waste solutions for the communities in which they operate. Join the conversation#OurBluePlanet About Republic ServicesRepublic Services, Inc....

April 24, 2015 Working Together to Build the Clean, Green Economy

During Earth Week, we?re inviting sustainability thought leaders to share their views on environmental issues and trends. Today?s guest post is by BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director Kim Glas. DESCRIPTION:This Earth Day we had...

April 24, 2015 Mind the (Talent) Gap

DESCRIPTION:Lorna Donatone President and COO of Sodexo Education It?s hard to avoid the topic of the talent gap; online pundits, academic think tanks and the media routinely debate the source of the problem and possible...

April 24, 2015 Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is First Company to Receive Number One Ranking Two Years in a Row on DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

SUMMARY:Reflects clear plan to embed diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business from the company culture to our strategic business focus Honor recognizes the passion and commitment of our associates who make...

April 24, 2015 From the Source: Earth Day 2015-Inspiring Evidence of a Paradigm Shift

DESCRIPTION:Digging for Transparency? Amnesty International.?Democratic Republic of Congo?s minerals are exported, smelted, and sold internationally, where they end up in cell phones, laptops, or as pieces of jewelry. ? Read...

April 24, 2015 National Grid Volunteers Pitch in for Earth Day

More than 100 employees to clean up across Massachusetts DESCRIPTION:WALTHAM, MA, April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ ? Throughout the months of April and May, more than 100 National Grid employees will join local communities to beautify...

April 24, 2015 New Report Looks at Building Blocks for Sustainable Sugar Production at Scale

Harvard Kennedy School's CSR Initiative and Business Fights Poverty publish new report on sustainable sugar DESCRIPTION:By Beth Jenkins and Piya Baptista, Business Fights Poverty and the CSR Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy...

April 24, 2015 Bacardi Named One of World?s Most Reputable Companies by the Reputation Institute

Forbes-published Global RepTrak? 100 examines the world?s most reputable companies on innovation, governance, citizenship and more DESCRIPTION:Hamilton, Bermuda, April 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ ? Bacardi Limited, the largest privately...

April 24, 2015 Quiz: Think You Know all About Malaria?

Test your knowledge for World Malaria Day DESCRIPTION:Take the quiz and join the fight The Novartis Malaria Initiative focuses on improving access to treatment, helping communities in malaria-endemic countries deliver better...

April 24, 2015 Donated Computers Help Launch Engineering Academy at Santa Barbara High School

Providence Christian School received 10 refurbished computers as part of Edison International?s Computers for the Community program DESCRIPTION:Ben may be 12 years old, but he?s already learning to build robots. And he can only...

April 24, 2015 Promise to the Earth Award Recognizes Mary Kay on National Arbor Day

Iconic Beauty Company Honored for Tree Planting and Sustainability Efforts DESCRIPTION:DALLAS,?April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/?? As the nation celebrates Arbor Day, Mary Kay Inc. is receiving the Promise to the Earth Award during the...

April 24, 2015 RSF Social Finance Extends Additional Financing to GREEN CREATIVE

DESCRIPTION:SAN FRANCISCO,?April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ -??RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to GREEN CREATIVE, a San Francisco Bay Area-based developer and manufacturer of commercial and specification...

April 24, 2015 The heavy hand of US market intervention

Financial Times - That is the charge. The exhibits are AIG, Chrysler, îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî; to which the prosecution might add General Electric, where new evidence has come to light. It is not as...

April 24, 2015 USDA Under Secretary, former CA Agriculture Director to Address 2nd Annual "GrowRIVERSIDE" Conference in June

StreetInsider - He is a former chair and current board member of îWestern Growersî Association. Through his company, Orange County Produce, LLC, Kawamura is engaged in building an exciting, interactive 100-acre urban...

April 24, 2015 EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Gain As German Sentiment Improves; Greek Shares Up

NASDAQ - The îStoxxî Europe 600 rose 0.7% to 409.95, with all sectors advancing. Germany's DAX 30 was up 0.9% to 11,824.40. The widely watched Ifo sentiment survey for April rose to 108.6 (http:// ... > 2553

April 24, 2015 ENPHO wins 4th Kyoto Water Grand Prize

Himalayan Times - KATHMANDU: The Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO) was awarded the 4th Kyoto Water Grand Prize at the 7th îWorld Water Forumî held in Korea on April 17. The institution received the...

April 24, 2015 European Markets Indicate Higher Open

Finanzen - The Euro îStoxxî 50 index of eurozone bluechip stocks fell 0.71 percent, while the îStoxxî Europe 50 index, which includes some major U.K. companies, dropped 0.22 percent. On the corporate...

April 24, 2015 European shares boosted by encouraging earnings towards 2015 high

Daily Mail - Its shares have more than doubled in value since the depths of the euro zone crisis in 2012. Of the 16 percent of îSTOXXî 600 companies to have reported first quarter results so far, 61 percent have...

April 24, 2015 Airbnb for water seeks to help farmers transfer surplus

San Francisco Gate - Already operating in Colorado, the startup is working with îWestern Growersî, a trade group, to start pilot programs in Kern County, the Sacramento Valley, the Imperial Valley and Coachella Valley...

April 24, 2015 At the Super Bowl of Energy, the Big Game Is on the Sidelines

National Journal - Yergin, chatting with a couple of reporters Wednesday night after the dinner with Moniz, described CERAWeek as "multiple conferences going on at the same time," and likened it to an energy-specific version of...

April 24, 2015 'We're getting close': GOP leaders still hope to wrap up session this week, but prepared to come back Monday

INFORUM - Budgets for the îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement Systemî and attorney generalâs office also were still in flux. The House also voted Thursday to send the Department of Commerce budget back to...

April 24, 2015 China Steel Corporation Approves Investment in LanzaTech Commercial Project

Financial Content - China International Capital Corp and the îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî. For more information, visit http://www.lanzatech.com About China Steel Corporation (CSC) China Steel Corporation (CSC),...

April 24, 2015 Nasdaq closes at record high

Fresh Business Thinking - The îNasdaq stock marketî closed at a record high on Thursday, beating its peak of the dot-com boom. The tech-focused index closed at 5,056.06, beating the previous record of 5,048.62 it hit...

April 24, 2015 Earth Day 2015: Regenerating the Soil and Reversing Global Warming

Truth Out - Ronnie Cummins is the national director of the îOrganic Consumers Associationî, campaigning on behalf of its 1 million members for food safety, public health and corporate accountability. > 2553

April 24, 2015 Will the 'real Democrat' please stand up'

Inside Bay Area - Defeated incumbent Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, D-Marina Del Rey, in November 2012. Family Farmers Working for a Better California (the îWestern Growersî Association) spent about $177,000 against...

April 24, 2015 How to save oceans with contraceptives - a radical approach - TRFN

Daily Mail - so there is an urgent need to build îsustainableî coastal communities, Harris, a marine ecologist, told the îThomson Reutersî Foundation at a conference in Oxford. "Coastal communities in the...

April 24, 2015 Entrepreneurial Diversity To Be Showcased At TiEcon 2015

Market Watch - Worth Magazine recently honored TiEcon as a Top 10 Worldwide Conference for Ideas and Entrepreneurship, alongside events such as Demo, TED, and the îWorld Economic Forumî. The conference attracts...

April 24, 2015 Abbott blows his carbon budget in first Direct Action auction

Crikey - Industry analysts îReputexî said the auction results indicated that the budget for the Emission Reductions Fund would be quickly exhausted. âOn the present trajectory, the ERF budget would be eroded...

April 24, 2015 UK's FTSE advances back near record high as utility stocks rise

Daily Mail - global chief investment strategist at îBlackRock Investmentî Institute. Shares in sportswear retailer Sports Direct and electrical goods group Dixons Carphone weakened after an unexpected fall in UK...

April 24, 2015 WESLEY PRUDEN: Hillary Clinton's bank account

Big News Network - FILE - In this March 22, 2014, file photo, former President Bill Clinton, left, listens as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a student conference for the îClinton Global...

April 24, 2015 Kind Snack Bars Banned From Using 'Healthy' on Label

News Max - âYour products do not meet the requirements for use of the nutrient content claim âhealthyâ on a food label,â William Correll, director of the îCenter for Food Safety and Applied...

April 24, 2015 RSA 2015: Panellists debate a way forward for matters of cyber-conflict

Haymarket Media - Adam Segal, senior fellow for China studies and director of the digital and cyberspace policy program at the US îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, explained that, in order to make an immediate impact,...

April 24, 2015 Our obsession with studying happiness is actually making us less happy

SBS - Every morning before meetings began at the 2014 îWorld Economic Forumî at Davos, attendees had a chance to meditate with Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk famous for being âthe happiest man in the...

April 24, 2015 Lenders are wooing wary homeowners

The Hour Online - He noted that the requirements are less restrictive than those set by mortgage finance giants îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî for the loans they buy and package for resale to investors....

April 24, 2015 Sanford, Essentia strike deal on NDPERS health insurance

prairiebizmag.com - FARGO â Sanford Health Plan and Essentia Health have reached an agreement that lets Essentia keep providing in-network care to 65,000 people in the îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement...

April 24, 2015 Attorney General adopts GMO labeling rules for Vermont food retailers

VTDigger - Campbell Soup Company is a member of the trade group suing Vermont over the GMO labeling law. The national îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, and other trade groups, are suing the state over its GMO...

April 24, 2015 European shares rise as DAX and Greek markets rally

Reuters - Of the 16 percent of îSTOXXî 600 companies to have reported first quarter results so far, 61 percent have beaten or met expectations, according to Thomson Reuters StarMine data. Thomson Reuters data shows...

April 24, 2015 Greg Hunt hails 'stunning' result of first carbon auction

Australian Financial Review - The regulator purchased 80 per cent of the volume of emissions reductions offered at the auction below the benchmark price. îRepuTexî executive director Hugh Grossman, who provides energy...

April 24, 2015 Caltech uses numbers, iPads to talk about climate change, drought on Earth Day

San Gabriel Valley Tribune - Some of the effects may benefit some regions and be a detriment to others, according to NASA. According to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, the effects of even small...

April 24, 2015 The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation Broadens Reach of Replenish Africa Initiative

CSR Wire - DAEGU, South Korea, Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - Monday, April 13, at the 7th World Water Forum, Ahmet Bozer, Executive Vice President and President of Coca-Cola International, announced the expansion of The Coca-Cola Africa...

April 24, 2015 Analysis - Billions at risk for Ghana, oil firms from oil boundary ruling

Reuters - "Even if Ghana wins on the boundary eventually, as most people expect, they stand to lose two years of revenues from TEN which they badly need," said Anaïs De Meulder, Africa analyst at global risk advisory...

April 24, 2015 UBS CIO Favors European Equities, Cuts Allocation to U.S., U.K.

swissinfo - Fink, who cautioned investors this week against the risks of investing in European stocks. The continentâs equity benchmark îStoxxî Europe 600 Index has surged 20 percent in 2015, bolstered by the...

April 24, 2015 New Atomic Clock Is So Accurate It Won't Lose 1 Second in 15 Billion Years

ABC News - "Time can be intricately connected to gravity," Jun Ye, a physicist at JILA, a joint institute of the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî and the University of Colorado, Boulder, told the Los...

April 24, 2015 FHFA: U.S. Home Prices Rose Slightly In February

Mortgageorb - monthly home price index (HPI), which is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages sold to or guaranteed by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî. The slight increase brings U.S....

April 24, 2015 The Foundation Stone Has Been Laid

larouchepub.com - These parallel financial organizations were characterized by Mrs. Denise Leung, from the finance center of the îWorld Resources Instituteî, this morning on the German government radio, Deutsche...

April 24, 2015 IDB and IIC partner with The Abraaj Group to promote the development of private equity across Latin America and the Caribbean

Business Intelligence Middle East - ... to the îUnited Nationsî-backed Principles for Responsible Investment and the îUnited Nationsî îGlobal Compactî. The Abraaj Group is regulated by a number...

April 24, 2015 Two brothers contradict each other at investment forum

freemalaysiatoday.com - Nazir was alluding to the absence of î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) at the annual meeting which saw the presence of key members of the administration, government-linked companies and...

April 24, 2015 Nitrogen fingerprints point to warmer world

UC Davis News & Information - According to the researchers, models used by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî until now have not provided realistic predictions of nitrogen emissions from the land to...

April 24, 2015 Marka buys 60% in Cheeky Monkeys for Dh30m

Gulf News - The company saw an acquisition of îIstithmarîâs Retailcorp, which saw the company with 15 retail outlets located at some of the most desirable malls across the UAE. > 2553

April 24, 2015 Is the GMO Labeling Movement Just a Long Con to Get You to Buy Organic'

Gawker - The first step is to change our labeling laws,â said Ronnie Cummins, the director of the îOrganic Consumers Associationî, a lobbying group funded by the ânatural foodâ and organic...

April 24, 2015 PG&E No. 2 Utility Among Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Wallstreet online - All data was collected and analyzed by îIW Financialî, a Portland, Maine-based financial analysis firm serving the Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investment community. The full list of 100...

April 24, 2015 CFK from the Kremlin praises Russia's support for Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty claim

MercoPress - in having the resolutions of the îUnited Nationsî observed so the United Kingdom resolves to sit in the table to dialogue,â the head of state said on Thursday during the meeting with Putin, the...

April 24, 2015 Suncor Energy to release first quarter 2015 financial results and hold Annual General Meeting of shareholders

ENERGY INDUSTRY TODAY - A member of Dow Jones Sustainability indexes, îFTSE4Goodî and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed...

April 24, 2015 Bill To Curtail Antibiotics Overuse Clears Key Legislative Panel

Herald and News - SB 920 is supported by leading medical, consumer and farming organizations such as the Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Medical Association, Oregon Pediatric Society, Oregon Nurses Association,...

April 24, 2015 Stora Enso and ILO sign unique partnership to promote decent work and combat child labour

GlobeNewswire - Helsinki, Finland, 2015-04-22 13:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STORA ENSO OYJ PRESS RELEASE 22 April 2015 at 14.00 EET The îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) and Stora Enso have entered into a...

April 24, 2015 Dollar Is Starting to Become a Downer in the Treasuries Market

Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg - Treasuries due in a year and longer have fallen 0.3 percent in April when accounting for changes in both the bonds and the currency, based on data compiled by Bloomberg and îthe European...

April 24, 2015 S&P upgrades Renault to investment grade

Channel News Asia - PARIS: Credit rating agency îStandard and Poor'sî upgraded Renault on Wednesday to investment grade due to the French carmaker's improving financial health and profitability. S&P said it had...

April 24, 2015 USANA Joins the Ranks of Sustainability Leaders by Achieving Climate Registered Status

New Jersey Online - SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of Earth Day, USANA has achieved Climate Registered⢠status by successfully measuring its carbon footprint according to îThe...

April 24, 2015 Kraft pulls the dye out of Mac and Cheese

Yahoo News - "Kraft's Macaroni and Cheese isn't a health food," added the îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, another critic of artificial coloring. "But replacing its Yellow 5 and Yellow 6 with natural...

April 24, 2015 Delayed regional rollout of EITI expected in May: activist

Myanmar Times - The îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî (EITI) process is to be expanded to the state and region level by May, starting with Mandalay Region, it was announced yesterday. The EITI is a...

April 24, 2015 National Penn Bancshares, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Yahoo Finance - Inc. common stock is traded on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî under the symbol NPBC. Please visit our Web site at www.nationalpennbancshares.com to see our regularly posted material information. Statement...

April 24, 2015 Australia's new carbon price fails to attract big polluters

Eco-business - Hugh Grossman, executive director of clean energy consultant îRepuTexî, said the first auction result was a strong start but âthat price is unlikely to see high emitting companies rush to...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Affirms Distressed Classes of LB 2007-LLF C5

Financial Content - The portfolio was first transferred to îspecial servicingî in October 2011 due to imminent default. The loan was modified in December 2012 and returned to the master servicer in March 2013. Terms...

April 24, 2015 Qatar SWF eyes Vietnam skyscraper

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - Gulf sovereign wealth fund (SWF), the îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA), is reportedly vying with Goldman Sachs to acquire the Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, the tallest building in the...

April 24, 2015 FOX Sports University Gives Students Unique Hands-on Industry Experience

DESCRIPTION:In 2008, FOX Sports launched FOX Sports University, an academic program that gives college students hands-on experience in the sports business. Participating students work closely with FOX Sports executives on a...

April 24, 2015 Win a SmartExhaust Ventilation Control and Delay Timer from AirCycler

The Indoor Air Quality in Your Home Matters DESCRIPTION:With the launch of Green Builder Media's?"IAQ: Breathe Easier" website, AirCycler??is giving away one SmartExhaust? Ventilation Control and Delay Timer.? The SmartExhaust?...

April 24, 2015 ZTE First-Quarter Profit Jumps 41.9% as M-ICT Strategy Spurs Growth

Zee News - ZTE is committed to corporate îsocial responsibilityî and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn. > 2553

April 24, 2015 How to take science-based goals from rhetoric to reality

theguardian.com - Nicole explained more about the Science Based Targets initiative, a collaboration of the CDP, United Nations Global Compact, îWorld Resources Instituteî and WWF Climate Savers. This provides free...

April 24, 2015 Nonbanks grabbing up mortgages

Daily Record - When that happened, many of those correspondents got licensed to sell their loans to îFannie Mae, Freddie Macî and Ginny Mae. Itâs a point the nonbank lenders make in their marketing. Selling...

April 24, 2015 U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall Amid Spring Buying

Realtime Business News - Banks generally have kept credit standards tighter than required for loans guaranteed by îFreddie Macî and its sister company, îFannie Maeî, which have been wards of the government...

April 24, 2015 Consumer-Generated Energy Scheme Moving Closer

Tribune242 - THE government is moving closer to kicking off its residential self generation programme according to Environment and Housing Minister Kenred Dorsett, who told Tribune Business yesterday that representatives from the...

April 24, 2015 Local and national interests clash in Indonesia's palm oil industry

theguardian.com - According to statistics from the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, Indonesia produces around 30m tonnes of crude palm oil a year and, along with Malaysia, accounts for nearly...

April 24, 2015 April 19 in History: Girls' track meet set

Imperial Valley Press - About 40 farmworkers in two Valley fields, tomatoes and onions, were observed using the short hoe this morning. Meanwhile, a îWestern Growersî Association attempt to have the ban suspended for...

April 24, 2015 Interview with Prof. Michel Goldman - The Latest Trends in Science Funding and More

Scicasts - London, UK (Scicasts) â Last week, Scicasts got a chance to talk to Prof. Michel Goldman â co-chair of the Catalyzer selection committee at îBIOVISIONî Life Sciences Forum 2015, professor at the...

April 24, 2015 Cirque du Soleil to be sold for about $1.5 billion: Globe and Mail

Townhall.com - (Reuters) - Founder Guy Laliberté has agreed to sell control of Cirque du Soleil, the world's largest theatrical production company, for about $1.5 billion, the Globe and Mail reported, citing sources...

April 24, 2015 UPDATE 1-Advent-led consortium to buy consumer arm of India's Crompton Greaves

Sify - MUMBAI, April 24 (Reuters) - The îholdingî company behind India's Crompton Greaves Ltd has agreed to sell the group's consumer electricals unit for 20 billion rupees ($316 million) to Advent International Corp...

April 24, 2015 Big Oil Uses Toxic Chemicals to Clean Up Spills. Will the Feds Finally Make Them Stop'

Mother Jones - Then-îEPAî chief Lisa Jackson described this procedure as "a novel ... but they do facilitate the sinking of oil into the îwaterî column. This is no doubt one reason the oil industry likes...

April 24, 2015 ADM could use drones from 2016 to get crop insurance claims data

Business Insurance - The company is one of a small number of businesses with agriculture connections, including îMonsantoî Co.'s Climate Corp. and Trimble Navigation Ltd., that have received exemptions to the FAA's...

April 24, 2015 My Vegan BBQ at the EPA, Really

The Huffington Post - And take note, if Americans ate even the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables, we'd save ourselves in medical costs alone $17 billion yearly, the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî reports....

April 24, 2015 Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 8-10, 2015 including to Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care

California Newswire - She is a member of the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency, Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau, îWestern Growersî Association and California Women for Agriculture. LeVake was a member of the State Reclamation...

April 24, 2015 Press Releases: Science Envoy Travels to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Newsroom America - In 2006, at the îClinton Global Initiativeî, he co-founded the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases to provide access to essential medicines for more than 100 million people who live in...

April 24, 2015 Key role of community hospitals

AsiaOne - Managed by charities or religious groups, these hospitals provide intermediate healthcare to the îconvalescentî sick and aged who do not require the acute level of care offered by general hospitals. The...

April 24, 2015 DLA Piper Advises Groupon on Korean Unit Stake Sale

The American Lawyer - Other investors such as the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and îTemasekî îHoldingsî-controlled Pavilion Capital are also participating in the transaction. The deal, subject to...

April 24, 2015 S&P 500 Joins the 2120 Club Before Tailing Off

Minyanville - The EURO îSTOXXî 50 declined 0.9%, while Germany's DAX 30 dropped 0.9%. In US economics, we have US Durable Goods Orders and the Baker Hughes US Rig Count. Overseas, we have Japan's All Industry Activity...

April 24, 2015 Loss leader' Ten funds backing a big Tesco turnaround

Investment Week - Schroder Global Income Maximiser - 4.1% Tesco is a favoured play of many îSchrodersî funds, principally those run by Nick Kirrage and Kevin Murphy (see below), but Thomas See's Income Maximiser fund...

April 24, 2015 Ohio State students plan return trip to El Salvador to provide clean water

Lantern - In February, PWAP was selected to attend the 2015 îClinton Global Initiativeî University conference and was one of two teams recognized by Chelsea Clinton at the award ceremony and presented at the poster...

April 24, 2015 Kenya: Clinton to Visit Years After Bride Price Offer for Chelsea

AllAfrica - Former US president Bill Clinton will be visiting Kenya next week as part of his îClinton Global Initiativeî Middle East & Africa Meeting. This comes years after Bill's daughter, Chelsea got a marriage...

April 24, 2015 Global warming more modest than IPCC's worst-case scenarios

Examiner - A study published this week in the peer-reviewed journal 'Scientific Reports' revealed that global warming is not progressing at the rate suggested by the worst-case computer models released by the...

April 24, 2015 Hong Kong shares close lower, ease off 7-year highs

Reuters - But in a sign of continuing money inflows into the city, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) this week intervened in the currency market again, selling Hong Kong dollars to keep the local currency...

April 24, 2015 Tim Nesbitt: Wyden offers a blueprint for 'trade done right'

OregonLive - My protests that free trade back then looked very different from free trade in the era of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) never seemed to register...

April 24, 2015 A.M. Best Removes From Under Review and Affirms Ratings of Top Layer Reinsurance Ltd.

Insurance News Net - The ratings have historically reflected the substantial amount of support Top Layer receives from its co-owners, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (State Farm) (currently with an FSR of A++...

April 24, 2015 Migrants forced to swap oppression at home for deadly journey abroad

CNN - For the camp's 10,000 residents, who mostly come from these countries, this is supposed to be just the first stop on their journey to resettlement through the îUnited Nationsî. Many though say it's been years...

April 24, 2015 Agricultural Holocaust'

imperialbeachnewsca.com - In a recent documentary titled GMO-OMG, Hans Herren of the îMillennium Projectî is quoted as saying that there is currently â4,600 kilocalories per personâ per day being produced...

April 24, 2015 India's Pachauri barred from travel for water summit

The Straits Times - "Let the summit go on in his absence." Pachauri, a leading voice on the dangers of global warming, was chairman of the Nobel Prize-winning United Nation's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate...

April 24, 2015 Brokers' round-up, upgrades for Game Digital and Rolls-Royce

Stock Market Wire - target raised to 950p from 840p Canaccord Genuity stays buy on îSchrodersî, target raised to 3,700p from 2,700p Canaccord Genuity stays buy on Zoopla, target raised to 220p from 200p Investec...

April 24, 2015 Feed the World announces testing for glyphosate in water, urine and breast milk

Examiner - Non government organizations from across the US, including the îOrganic Consumers Associationî and Mamavation, have already signed up to promote the testing. The primary purpose of Feed the World is to...

April 24, 2015 FHFA Moving Quickly on Capital Standards for GSE Servicers

American Banker Online - WASHINGTON â The Federal Housing Finance Agency is sticking to its schedule and moving quickly to finalize proposed financial requirements for nonbank firms that service îFannie Maeî and...

April 24, 2015 Bill, Chelsea Going to Africa to Prove Clinton Foundation Is Not Sleazy

Daily Beast - The trip will end with a meeting of the îClinton Global Initiativeîâa global solutions group under the foundationâin Morocco, where Clinton will host a series of forums with business,...

April 24, 2015 ND Senate rejects bill meant to manage benefits in new insurance plan for public employees

Fox Business - The vote was 46-0. Sanford Health Plan, which is based in Fargo and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, will provide coverage for the îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement Systemî on July 1. Sanford's bid...

April 24, 2015 UN rights chief accuses British tabloids of hate speech

Associated Press - LONDON (AP) â The îUnited Nationsî' human rights chief has accused Britain's tabloid newspapers of hate speech against immigrants. Zeid Raad al-Hussein, the U.N. high commissioner for human...

April 24, 2015 Logitech refocusing on wireless tech

Toronto Sun - Shares of the Lausanne-based company traded up 4.4% at 2:50 p.m. GMT on the Zurich stock exchange following the report, leading gains on the 25-component îSTOXXî Europe 600 Technology index. PRICE HIKES...

April 24, 2015 European stocks mostly higher ahead of German Ifo report; Dax up 0.25%

NASDAQ - During European morning trade, the EURO îSTOXXî 50 gained 0.48%, France's CAC 40 dipped 0.04%, while Germany's DAX 30 rose 0.25%. European equities came under pressure on Thursday after market research group...

April 24, 2015 UK's FTSE back near record high as utility stocks rise

Reuters - global chief investment strategist at îBlackRock Investmentî Institute. Shares in sportswear retailer Sports Direct and electrical goods group Dixons Carphone weakened after an unexpected fall in UK retail...

April 24, 2015 Canada threatens heavy tax on Arkansas products

ABC 7 KATV - "Estimates I've seen anywhere from $10 to $20 per head, just for the labeling costs," said Justice.According to the îWorld Trade Organizationî, the labeling practice is also a violation of our trade...

April 24, 2015 Nestle cuts added sugar in Nesquik; nutrition concerns remain

Yahoo News - But a 2011 report by the Yale îRudd Center for Food Policy and Obesityî said that children of that age should consume just 15 grams of added sugar each day, or 60 calories, based on the American Heart...

April 24, 2015 Commentary: Holding IRS accountable for its abuses

The Daily Record - In 1998, the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act passed by a vote of 402-8. This legislation sought to bring îaccountabilityî to the IRS by allowing for the immediate termination of IRS employees who...

April 24, 2015 Full Court Press

Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan - îOrganic Consumers Associationî in Finland, Minnesota; PCC Natural Markets in Seattle; and The Cornucopia Institute in Cornucopia, Wisconsin. The Center for Food Safety is providing...

April 24, 2015 ND Senate kills bill aimed at contract between NDPERS and Sanford Health Plan

INFORUM - BISMARCK â State senators sent a strong message to the House on Thursday that lawmakers shouldnât be meddling in the recently awarded contract that will make Sanford Health Plan the insurance carrier for the...

April 24, 2015 European stocks gain as German sentiment improves; Greek shares up

Market Watch - The îStoxxî Europe 600 SXXP, +0.56% rose 0.7% to 409.95, with all sectors advancing. European stocks are steadying despite fears of a Greek default, so who really cares about Greece' MarketWatchâs...

April 24, 2015 European shares rise as DAX and Greek markets rally

Reuters - Of the 16 percent of îSTOXXî 600 companies to have reported first quarter results so far, 61 percent have beaten or met expectations, according to Thomson Reuters StarMine data. Thomson Reuters data shows...

April 24, 2015 2015 Federal Budget Highlights Recent Changes to Competition and Foreign Investment Policy

jdsupra.com - The budget highlighted recent policy changes in competition law and foreign investment review, including new powers for the Competition Bureau to investigate cross-border price gaps and new thresholds for...

April 24, 2015 U.N. welcomes EU migrant plan, says test is whether lives saved

Yahoo News - GENEVA (Reuters) - The îUnited Nationsî refugee agency said on Friday the European Union's plan to triple its naval search mission in the Mediterranean for migrants was an "important first step towards...

April 24, 2015 Hinckley lawyer: Let him out, he's all better now

Philadelphia Daily News - Levine and hospital officials are asking that Hinckley be granted "îconvalescentî leave," living full time on the outside but still meeting regularly with a psychiatrist and therapists....

April 24, 2015 Will The Hartford (HIG) Disappoint Q1 Earnings on Cat Loss' - Analyst Blog

NASDAQ - Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. AGII with an Earnings ESP of +3.41% and a Zacks Rank #3. îAssurantî Inc. AIZ with an Earnings ESP of +2.70% and a Zacks Rank #3. > 1862

April 24, 2015 Krave in Carrboro offers kava tea

The News & Observer - Edward M. Marshall has received a Lifetime Achievement Award as a trust thought leader from îTrust Across Americaî, a global professional society. Marshall is the founder and managing partner...

April 24, 2015 Ryder Named as Trucking Company of the Year at the 2015 Gulf Coast Oil & Gas Awards

Market Watch - MIAMI, Apr 23, 2015 (îBUSINESS WIREî) -- Ryder System, Inc. R ... innovations in technology, îCSRî, health & safety, and environmental stewardship. The Company was also a finalist for...

April 24, 2015 Ending unlawful child labor in cocoa: Nestlé approach can be the model, says ICI

Confectionary News - Nestlé implemented its child labor prevention system after allowing the îFair Labor Associationî (FLA) to probe its supply chain. The FLA suggested a child labor prevention system as...

April 24, 2015 Carbon repeal to save coal $1.5bn

Geelong Advertiser - Modelling by carbon advisory firm îRepuTexî shows Australia's coal sector will save $1.5 billion over the five years to 2020 with the repeal of Labor's carbon price, The Australian reports. And...

April 24, 2015 Armenia marks centennial of Ottoman genocide

The Times of Israel - In his address to the îUnited Nationsî in New York on International Holocaust Remembrance Day earlier this year, President Reuven Rivlin dedicated a large chunk of his speech to the fate of the...

April 24, 2015 Presidential shooter John Hinckley has a 'somewhat compatible' girlfriend

United Press International - Hinckley's brother and sister attended the hearing in the district to testify for him and urge the government to allow Hinckley "îconvalescentî leave." His brother, Scott, says the woman...

April 24, 2015 Du sets benchmark with annual sustainability report

KhaleejTimes - Dubai â As a leader in reporting sustainability initiatives and measuring efforts against international standards, du has announced the release of its fourth Annual Sustainability Report as per the directions...

April 24, 2015 Obama Pushes Climate Action on Earth Day Visit to the Everglades

Earth Island Institute - The sea level is estimated to have risen a foot in south-east Florida since 1870, and is projected to come up another 9 inches to 2 feet in the next 45 years, according to the Washington-based...

April 24, 2015 Climate Change Economist

ReliefWeb - 1) Overlay the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) vulnerability maps (various parameters and two scenarios: 2° and 4° C) with where children are (and where children...

April 24, 2015 Best Atomic Clock Detects Tiny Changes in Fabric of Time

Sci-Tech Today - "Time can be intricately connected to gravity," said Jun Ye, a physicist at JILA, a joint institute of the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî and the University of Colorado, Boulder. "It...

April 24, 2015 Tesla Seeks to Lead in Batteries for Homes, Utilities

Daily Business Review - While companies like Coda Energy, Green Charge Networks and Stem have also applied for SGIP funds, Tesla accounts for almost half of all storage applications, Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî...

April 24, 2015 There's a Fight Brewing Over Who Profits From Solar Power

Mother Jones - Nick Culver, the lead US solar analyst for Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî, thinks the trend is gaining traction and predicts that more utilities like APS will jump into the rooftop solar market. "It's...

April 24, 2015 Climate deal failure would be 'big blow'

Washington Examiner - Failure to strike a global deal to govern greenhouse gas emissions at îUnited Nationsî negotiations this December in Paris could spell the death of multilateralism, South Africa's ex-environment...

April 24, 2015 European Stocks Rise, Head for Weekly Gain, Amid Company Results

Bloomberg - AstraZeneca Plc declined 2.3 percent after posting lower first-quarter earnings. The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index rose 0.7 percent to 409.85 at 9:51 a.m. in London, heading for a 1.6 percent weekly advance....

April 24, 2015 Orbital Insight/World partnership enables global forest monitoring

Financial News - Orbital Insight and îWorld Resources Instituteî (WRI) announced a partnership to apply experimental algorithms to high resolution satellite images. Orbital Insight´s algorithms will be...

April 24, 2015 Seal hunt inhumane' How about a bullfight'

CBC - The European Union, as you're probably aware, bans all seal products from Canada. Last year, the îWorld Trade Organizationî appeals process upheld an earlier ruling that the EU's seal regime is "necessary to...

April 24, 2015 The Lemelson Foundation Awards $706,000 Grant for Oregon MESA

CSR Wire - PORTLAND, Ore., Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation has awarded a grant totaling $706,000 to the Portland State University Foundation to support Oregon MESAâs (Math Engineering Science Achievement)...

April 24, 2015 Arizona non-profit rescues 35 million pounds of produce ditched at U.S. border each year

Inhabitat - Food waste is a huge problem. Approximately 40 percent of all food is thrown away, and according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO), food waste alone is the third...

April 24, 2015 The Disastrous Clinton Post-Presidency

New York Magazine - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton listens to the speech of U.S. President Barack Obama during the seventh annual meeting of the îClinton Global Initiativeî (CGI) at the Sheraton New York Hotel on...

April 24, 2015 Top Environmental Agencies Release Diversity Data

The Huffington Post - Other groups, such as the Pew Charitable Fund, Resources Legacy Fund and îConservation Internationalî, have not done so. In fact, 18 of the nation's largest mainstream environmental advocacy...

April 24, 2015 $6 million more still owed to Rana Plaza victims, two years after factory collapse in Bangladesh

supplymanagement.com - Verisk îMaplecroftî said Bangladeshâs labour rights protections remained âabysmalâ and less then 10 per cent of more than 4,500 garment factories were estimated to have unions,...

April 24, 2015 New York Post: Giving Would-Be Reagan Assassin Hinckley More Freedom Would Be a Slap in the Face

Fox Nation - A federal judge began hearings Wednesday to determine if John Hinckley Jr., who nearly killed President Ronald Reagan in 1981, should get âîconvalescentî leaveâ â near-unlimited freedom....

April 24, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Kerry: Renewing U.S. Leadership Through Economic Strength

Council on Foreign Relations - On April 23, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry delivered remarks at the Atlantic Council's Conference on Trade and National Security. He discussed the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of...

April 24, 2015 GLOBAL MARKETS-Nasdaq breaks 15-yr record; oil up on Middle East worry

Reuters - îMSCIî's all-country world index of equity performance in 46 ... but will need commitments in technical talks on measures to make Greece's public finances îsustainableî. (Additional reporting by...

April 24, 2015 MALAYSIA PRESS-1MDB's power unit seeking new promoter for IPO -The Edge Financial Daily

Daily Mail - A Malaysian power plant under state-owned î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) is seeking a new promoter to undertake its initial public offering (IPO), The Edge Financial Daily reported on Friday,...

April 24, 2015 LanzaTech has other commercial plants in the pipeline

Scoop - LanzaTech has so far raised more than US$200 million from investors including US$60 million from the îNew Zealand Superannuation Fundî last December, which became the second largest shareholder after Silicon...

April 24, 2015 Local Coffee Brand Considered One of 2015's Most Innovative Products

Market Watch - Rated among the top 1% in the world, the coffee is the only single-estate, 100% Arabica, USDA Certified Organic, îFair Trade Certifiedî and shade grown coffee grown in Thailand. The beans are cultivated...

April 24, 2015 U.N. invites Syrian parties to peace talks in Geneva in May

Yahoo News - GENEVA (Reuters) - îUnited Nationsî Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited Syria's government and opposition groups for separate talks in Geneva next month in the latest bid to end the four-year-old...

April 24, 2015 Approved Opinions: April 16-22, 2015

njlawjournal.com - Five municipalities and the unions that represent police officers and firefighters employed by them have mounted a collective legal challenge to the Acting Director of the Division of îPensions and...

April 24, 2015 Dollar Slumps Against Euro on Weak U.S. Housing Numbers

Wall Street Journal - In early trade, and having ended the previous session lower on downbeat economic data, the îStoxxî Europe 600 rose 0.2%, mirroring similar advances across country indexes in France, Germany and...

April 24, 2015 Adrian Grenier Wants you to Get Angry About the Environment

The Huffington Post - [Editor's note: Though the amount of bycatch varies and can reach nearly 50 times the amount of shrimp caught, the global total is approximately 5.7 times bycatch for shrimp, according to the îFood and...

April 24, 2015 Switzerland, Scandinavia top global 'happy' index

MENAFN - The îUnited Nationsî published the first study in 2012. Finland, the Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand and Australia round out the top 10, making small or medium-sized countries in Western Europe seven of the...

April 24, 2015 Midday open thread: Threatened utilities seek to profit off rooftop solar, kiss of the cottonmouth

Daily Kos - Nick Culver, the lead US solar analyst for Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî, thinks the trend is gaining traction and predicts that more utilities like APS will jump into the rooftop solar market. "It's all...

April 24, 2015 Environmental Nonprofit Leaders Commit to Transparency in Diversity Data

Nonprofit Quaterly - and îConservation Internationalî are some of the foundations receiving the most funding in grants, according to the most recent data obtained through GuideStar, they have yet to submit data about...

April 24, 2015 UN to Revive Syria Talks in Geneva Next Month

Arutz Sheva - In a bid to revive stalled negotiations to end Syria's four-year conflict, the îUnited Nationsî said Friday it would begin hosting separate talks in Geneva, Switzerland with different parties in the...

April 24, 2015 Amending JJ Act will neither deter serious offenders nor reform juvenile crime

Firstpost - It recognised India's obligations under the îUnited Nationsî Convention on the Rights of the Child, in particular, the responsibility to promote the reintegration of such children and their assumption of a...

April 24, 2015 AES Announces Election of New Board Member Holly Koeppel and Retirement of Sandra Moose and Sven Sandstrom

Market Watch - Previously, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of îAmerican Electric Powerî Corporation (îAEPî) from 2006 until 2009. Ms. Koeppel held several additional executive...

April 24, 2015 Video: Time to let Hinckley out of psychiatric custody'

HotAir - Levine and hospital officials are asking that Hinckley be granted âîconvalescentî leave,â living full time on the outside but still meeting regularly with a psychiatrist and therapists. So...

April 24, 2015 Nasdaq set aside $31M to cover costs from Facebook IPO

Crain's New York Business - In the Facebook event, Nasdaq got the listing, but its software delayed the opening trade. îNasdaq Stock Marketî member firms lost money in Facebook's public debut after the computer...

April 24, 2015 Nevada bill to change PERS up for review in money committee

Fox 11 - CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- A money committee is set to review a bill that would dramatically change the îNevada Public Employees' Retirement Systemî. The Assembly Ways and Means Committee is holding a meeting...

April 24, 2015 Navios inks another distressed vessel deal

seatrade-global.com - The transaction adds tremendous value for Navios and HSH as it provides relief to îdistressed assetsî from bankruptcy and places them into Navios' stable ownership, leveraging our economies of...

April 24, 2015 Neil Young's upcoming album will be named after agribusiness giant Monsanto

Orlando Weekly - After all, this is a musician who takes his activism seriously: Young announced he was boycotting Starbucks after the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, of which the coffee company is a member,...

April 24, 2015 Morocco: Shimon Peres Branded a 'Child Killer'

Arutz Sheva - Peres is due to visit Rabat from May 5-7, as a guest of the îClinton Global Initiativeî conference to be convened in the city of Marrakech; the conference marks a gathering of politicians, leaders, and...

April 24, 2015 Atomic clock could stay on time for 15 billion years

FOX News - The JILA timepiece, created in a joint venture between the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî and the University of Colorado Boulder, received upgrades that now have it (in theory, at least)...

April 24, 2015 Reagan shooter seeks release

Winnipeg Free Press - "There is no dispute that Mr. Hinckley is clinically ready for the next step in treatment, which is îconvalescentî leave." Federal prosecutors opposed the release of Hinckley, 59, without...

April 24, 2015 Legislature moving to welch on promise to repay borrowed millions (Opinion)

Al.com - The promise was that if you â Alabamians â voted to allow the state to take almost $440 million from the îAlabama Trust Fundî to help pay for essential state services, state leaders vowed the...

April 24, 2015 Feds loan $520M to Volkswagen to meet with Canadian parts suppliers

The Windsor Star - Taylor said VW is not legally bound to award business to Canadian suppliers. âThat would be illegal under îWorld Trade Organizationî rules. Instead, we ask them to commit to meet with a...

April 24, 2015 Minnesota health care data bill is a Luddite move

Minneapolis Star Tribune - In 2014, îAssurantî Health joined this initiative. (Full disclosure: both Drs. Parente and Newman are associated with HCCI.) In February 2015, HCCI launched Guroo.com, a national...

April 24, 2015 North Carolina Cherokees challenge Tribal Council pay raises

Associated Press - The group's Asheville-based attorney, Meghann Burke, said the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for Justice and îAccountabilityî plans to file a lawsuit in Cherokee Tribal Court if the council...

April 24, 2015 HanesBrands : Sets Date for First-Quarter 2015 Earnings Announcement and Investor Conference Call

4 Traders - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(îBUSINESS WIREî)--Apr. 15, 2015-- HanesBrands (NYSE ... More information about the company and its corporate îsocial responsibilityî initiatives, including environmental,...

April 24, 2015 Artist Repaid

Mountain News - Jolley spent several months in a îconvalescentî hospital and underwent surgery in December, an operation his doctors told him might not make things better. Fortunately the surgery was a success, and...

April 24, 2015 Guy Laliberte Sells Cirque Du Soleil

CardsChat - That Quebec heritage will be guaranteed by the fact that a minority interest in Cirque has been acquired by îCaisse de depot et placement du Quebecî, as part of an investment group that also includes local...

April 24, 2015 Sexual abuse of nursing home dementia patients went unreported

KOMO News - It's difficult because she can barely hear, speak or even move. The sister is a bed-bound patient at the Cashmere îConvalescentî Center in Cashmere. And she is the victim of sexual abuse. The KOMO 4...

April 24, 2015 Is it genius or crazy to introduce a $70,000-a-year minimum wage'

MSN - U.S. wages and salaries rose by roughly 3% for most workers in 2014, according to two recent surveys by management consultancy îMercerî and professional services ... two were law firms and four were...

April 24, 2015 Family Office of Google's Schmidt Buys Lehman Stake in D.E. Shaw -- Update

NASDAQ - cp_code=P479&isin=US0082521081 Access Investor Kit for îThe Blackstone Groupî LP Visit http://www.companyspotlight.com/partner'cp_code=P479&isin=US09253U1088 Access Investor Kit for The Goldman Sachs...

April 24, 2015 Is the Obama administration lowering the bar on green electronics'

theguardian.com - Is the US moving backward on green purchasing' The îElectronic Product Environmental Assessment Toolî is a worldwide registry that lists certified green electronics products, such as cell phones,...

April 24, 2015 UK's FTSE advances back near record high as utility stocks rise

Reuters - global chief investment strategist at îBlackRock Investmentî Institute. Shares in sportswear retailer Sports Direct and electrical goods group Dixons Carphone weakened after an unexpected fall in UK retail...

April 24, 2015 Our obsession with studying happiness is actually making us less happy

Quartz - Every morning before meetings began at the 2014 îWorld Economic Forumî at Davos, attendees had a chance to meditate with Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk famous for being âthe happiest man in the...

April 24, 2015 You Otter Know: Deforestation is a spreading plague

Spartan Daily - In the îConservation Internationalî short film Nature is Speaking, Julia Roberts is the voice of Mother Nature. She says, âI donât really need people but people need me. Yes your future...

April 24, 2015 RBI to cut rates next month and once more by year-end: poll

Live Mint - Lending rates are still high in India,â said Prashant Sawant, senior analyst at îMaplecroftî. Even economists who said they were skeptical another rate cut was in the pipeline in the first half of...

April 24, 2015 Rodgers on Klopp rumours: I am the best man for Liverpool

YAHOOSports - Brendan Rodgers has dismissed speculation that he is under pressure at Liverpool after the Reds exited the FA Cup and insists he is still the right manager for the club - not Jurgen Klopp. The soon-to-depart...

April 24, 2015 A.M. Best Places Ratings of Springfield Insurance Company under Review with Positive Implications

Market Watch - OLDWICK, N.J., Apr 23, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has placed under review with positive implications the financial strength rating (FSR) of B- (Fair) and the issuer credit rating (ICR) of âbb-â...

April 24, 2015 Colorado Springs medical device company lowers revenue, earnings forecast

Colorado Springs Gazette - After the results were announced, Spectranetics shares fell $2.73, or 7.9 percent, to $31.97 in after-hours trading on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî . The company told stockholders to expect its...

April 24, 2015 USANA Joins the Ranks of Sustainability Leaders by Achieving Climate Registered Status

New Jersey Online - SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of Earth Day, USANA has achieved Climate Registered⢠status by successfully measuring its carbon footprint according to îThe...

April 24, 2015 Beyond Google and Apple: What's holding corporate renewables back'

Green Biz - This week at the Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî (BNEF) Summit in New York, RMI Managing Director Hervé Touati is presenting about the Business Renewables Center, which won RMI the prestigious...

April 24, 2015 Top Marin lawyer targeted in pension probe

Marin Independent Journal - The 66-year-old Woodside, who earns $256,600 a year in total compensation for serving as top lawyer at the Civic Center, accepted extra salary instead of a Marin pension, but collects a $94,800 state...

April 24, 2015 Lancaster botulism toll: 1 dead, 17 others sickened, 21 under observation

The Columbus Dispatch - Another 21 people are not showing symptoms and are being watched because of concerns they could become ill, said Cassie Bala, spokeswoman for the Ohio îDepartmentî of Health. The youngest...

April 24, 2015 FDIC 2015: Who Do You Listen To' Why'

firefighternation.com - When working at the Maryland Fire Rescue Institute, Kerber had his first encounter with the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST), which he ultimately joined. There he said he...

April 24, 2015 Guelph Municipal Holdings Received Recognition

Fountain Pen - (GUELPH, ON) April 21, 2015 Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (formerly Guelph Hydro Inc.) has been recognized for its leadership in helping the communities of Guelph and Rockwood move towards a sustainable energy...

April 24, 2015 California Lottery Building Among Worst In State When It Comes To Wasting Water

CBS Sacramento - âWe were losing a fair amount of water last April we fixed that,â Murphy said. Along with the lottery, the Department of Justice, îCalSTRSî, Cal Fire and even the Department of Veterans...

April 24, 2015 EU, US trade negotiators get an earful from critics

Yahoo News - Critics of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) included Jean Halloran, a senior adviser at the nonprofit îConsumers Unionî, who suggested a treaty would be the worst of all...

April 24, 2015 No plot in Umno Youth to remove Najib, says report

The Malaysian Insider - The website said Khairul had told the meeting he was unconvinced by Najib's explanation to Umno Youth divisional leaders last week and believed that the latter was stalling for time as the auditor-general...

April 24, 2015 Tun Mahathir prepared to attend forums to explain criticism against Najib

theSundaily - Mahathir has kept up a steady stream of criticism against Najib on the controversial î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) and the murder of Mongolian national Altantuya Shaariibuu. Earlier during the...

April 24, 2015 New Hampshire carbon scheme a warning for other states

Watch Dog - New Hampshire has been suffering under the weight of a carbon scheme for years, called the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (RGGI). It is a compact of ten (now only nine) Northeastern states, based on...

April 24, 2015 Home Prices Increase 0.7% in February

Market Realist - HPI only looks at houses with mortgages guaranteed by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî. This means the home prices are below the conforming threshold of $417,000. It also means the borrower...

April 24, 2015 Notable Mergers and Acquisitions 4/23: (ARRS) (NMM)/(NNA)/(NM) (NCR)

StreetInsider - The transaction adds tremendous value for Navios and HSH as it provides relief to îdistressed assetsî from bankruptcy and places them into Navios' stable ownership, leveraging our economies of scale...

April 24, 2015 MicroPact, Deloitte Sign Agreement To Bring Integrated Technology Solution To Public Sector

The Street - FedRAMP, which provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud-based services and products, was developed in collaboration with the îNational...

April 24, 2015 No Hiding Place For All NNPC Thieves

360 nobs - The latest report by the Nigerian îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî on the period 2009-11, said N4.42 billion, N3.71 billion, and $1.7 billion in over-recoveries from marketers and use of...

April 24, 2015 New York Life Real Estate Investors Originated $205,000,000 Mortgage Loan Secured by 757 Third Avenue, New York, New York

StreetInsider - The division has market-leading capabilities in origination, underwriting, and investment in real estate equity products and related debt, including real estate equity investments, commercial mortgage loans,...

April 24, 2015 State Senate votes to keep Sanford Health as ND public employees' insurance carrier

WDAY - Lawmakers should not get involved with a recently awarded contract that'll make Sanford Health Plan the insurance carrier for the îNorth Dakota Public Employees Retirement Systemî. Lawmakers introduced the bill...

April 24, 2015 Analysts Anticipate Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance to Announce $0.44 Earnings Per Share (NYSE:ARI)

Mideast Times - The Company is focused primarily on originating, investing in, acquiring and managing senior performing commercial real estate mortgage loans, îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî, or CMBS,...

April 24, 2015 Stocks Close Up; Nasdaq Reaches Record High

KWTX - The Nasdaq tracks all stocks listed on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî, a rival to the New York Stock Exchange. A lot has changed since the dot-com era, when the index was more heavily weighted with technology and...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Affirms 6 Distressed Ratings in CSFB 2003-C5

Yahoo Finance - Of the original 155 loans, six remain, one of which (6.7%) is in îspecial servicingî. The non-specially serviced loans have maturity dates in 2017 (72.2%), 2018 (13.6%), 2021 (2.8%), and 2023 (4.6%)....

April 24, 2015 CRedit360 Wins Queen's Award After Trebling Sales in Three Years

TMCnet.com - CRedit360's performance management software has been rated as market-leading by independent analyst firm Verdantix, is îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) approved in five languages and has achieved...

April 24, 2015 China stimulus, earnings, boost US stocks

The bull - Prologis holds 54 per cent of the venture that is buying KTR, with Norges Bank Investment Management, manager of the îNorwegian government pension fundî, holding 45 per cent. The transaction adds KTR...

April 24, 2015 Why Apple is building solar farms in China

Macdaily News - In 2015, China will install 15 gigawatts to 18 gw of solar power alone, double the solar deployment in the U.S., according to an analysis by Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî (BNEF),â Randall...

April 24, 2015 Card Giants Gain as China Gets Lenient on Card Processing

ZACKS - Opportunities Galore The amendment was backed by substantial criticism faced by Chinese government from the îWorld Trade Organizationî in 2012 for discriminating against foreign card processing companies,...

April 24, 2015 Nasdaq Pays $26.5M to Settle Facebook IPO Case

nationallawjournal.com - Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. The îNasdaq Stock Marketî LLC has agreed to pay $26.5 million to settle claims that its negligence and misstatements about...

April 24, 2015 Home Builders Will Surge After This Correction

investing.com - Leading private equity firm, îThe Blackstone Groupî (NYSE:BX) was on a home-buying binge until last year. Those home purchases by the Blackstone and others by institutions have taken a lot of supply...

April 24, 2015 RAM Ratings releases credit FAQs on Malaysia's first SRI Sukuk

CPI Financial - The initial issue of the Sukuk Ihsan will be established under the Islamic principle of Wakalah Al-îIstithmarî, where the proceeds will be used to fund eligible Sukuk investments. Khazanah, in turn,...

April 24, 2015 Many of our devout beliefs about nutrition are getting totally debunked

The Business Insider - âItâs disappointing that politics has trumped science,â Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy at the îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, told reporters. But did...

April 24, 2015 The USDA dietary guidelines: Playing politics with our health

Reading Eagle - Once such group that voiced support for the most recent guidelines was the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity, which is a subsidiary of the group îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî....

April 24, 2015 HKMA Annual Report 2014

7th Space - Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî: The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) today (April 24) published its Annual Report for 2014...

April 24, 2015 Buhari Reveals When "Change" Will Come

naij.com - READ ALSO: This Bishop Has A Serious Warning For Buhari He promised to review and implement audit recommendations by Nigeria îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî (NEITI). He also said he would...

April 24, 2015 Dollar Slumps Against Euro to Two-Week Low -- Update

NASDAQ - In early trade, and having ended the previous session lower on downbeat economic data, the îStoxxî Europe 600 rose 0.2%, mirroring similar advances across country indexes in France, Germany and the U.K. On...

April 24, 2015 Researchers pinpoint the world's happiest country--report - TRFN

Thomson Reuters Foundation - NEW YORK, April 23 (îThomson Reutersî Foundation) - Switzerland has the world's happiest ... The study, produced by the îSustainableî Development Solutions Network (SDSN),...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Upgrades 1 Class of GCCFC 2002-C1

Benzinga - KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrade is a result of paydown, high credit enhancement and defeasance. Three loans remain in the pool: one in îspecial servicingî (73.4%), one fully defeased (42.6%), and one fully...

April 24, 2015 Nasdaq closes at record high

Fresh Business Thinking - The îNasdaq stock marketî closed at a record high on Thursday, beating its peak of the dot-com boom. The tech-focused index closed at 5,056.06, beating the previous record of 5,048.62 it hit...

April 24, 2015 A Charter Pact Is Still a Possibility for Time Warner Cable If the Comcast Deal Dies

The Street - The FCC's decision was welcome news to îConsumers Unionî, one of several groups that opposes the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. "We are encouraged that the FCC may share our concerns that a merger of...

April 24, 2015 Study: MOX could cost $51 billion

Aiken Standard - The full study has not been released, but instead is for âofficial useâ only. However, the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî obtained a summary of the study, which was conducted by Aerospace...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Revises Rolta India's Outlook to Negative; Affirms at 'BB-'

Reuters - (The following statement was released by the rating agency) SINGAPORE/MUMBAI/SYDNEY, April 24 (Fitch) îFitch Ratingsî has revised the Outlook on Rolta India Limited's (Rolta) Long-Term Foreign- and...

April 24, 2015 SouthGobi Resources Announces the Successful Closing of Novel Sunrise Transactions and Issues Select First Quarter 2015 Operating Results

Market Watch - HONG KONG, CHINA, Apr 24, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (SGQ)(1878) (the "Company" or "SouthGobi") today announces the closing of the Novel Sunrise Investments Limited ("Novel Sunrise")...

April 24, 2015 China says capital outflows 'normal', no capital flight

Reuters - Guan Tao, the head of the department of international payments at the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî (SAFE), said China was closely watching its cross-border capital flows, but has no plans to...

April 24, 2015 Consider these 5 steps in creating your own Plan B

Value Walk - If the dollar remains strong, the HKD will remain strong. But if the US dollar experiences a painful collapse, the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî could simply revalue the exchange rate. This gives you...

April 24, 2015 Press Releases: Science Envoy Travels to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Newsroom America - In 2006, at the îClinton Global Initiativeî, he co-founded the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases to provide access to essential medicines for more than 100 million people who live in...

April 24, 2015 World looks to jump-start nuclear disarmament

The Times of Israel - îUNITED NATIONSî (AFP) â Nuclear powers join non-nuclear nations on Monday to launch a conference on non-proliferation, buoyed by the Iran framework deal but alarmed by slow-moving...

April 24, 2015 Rutgers United Students Against Sweatshops march to Old Queens, speak with President Barchi

Daily Targum - Rutgers has been a member of the îFair Labor Associationî (FLA) since 1999, an international organization that combines the efforts of businesses, civil society organizations and universities to protect...

April 24, 2015 ENPHO wins 4th Kyoto Water Grand Prize

Himalayan Times - KATHMANDU: The Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO) was awarded the 4th Kyoto Water Grand Prize at the 7th îWorld Water Forumî held in Korea on April 17. The institution received the...

April 24, 2015 Praised by shrinks, Hinckley seeks more freedom

archive.battlecreekenquirer.com - The other half he spends at a mental hospital in Washington. His lawyers and hospital officials are asking that Hinckley be granted more privileges -- "îconvalescentî leave," meaning...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Upgrades 5 Classes and Downgrades 1 Distressed Class of WBCMT 2007-WHALE 8

Insurance News Net - A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this release. All three loans are in îspecial servicingî. Both the Longhouse Portfolio and the LXR Pool have forebearance agreements in...

April 24, 2015 The Mosaic Company Named No. 40 on 100 Best Corporate Citizens List by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Yahoo Finance - Commitment to transparency â In 2014, Mosaic reported to an A level of disclosure via the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî. The company also achieved positions on the CDP S&P 500 Climate...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Withdraws S-T Rating on Idaho Housing & Finance Association (ID) Series 2009A Class I Bonds

Market Watch - The short-term rating was based on the support of a standby bond purchase agreement (SBPA) issued by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî which was terminated. > 1862

April 24, 2015 Top FDA, FSIS Food Safety Officials Weigh in on Key Issues

Food Safety Magazine - coli strains adulterants in ground beef. The nonprofit consumer group îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî (CSPI) has long been petitioning FSIS to declare antibiotic-resistant Salmonella...

April 24, 2015 RICS Calls For Action To Prepare For The Future Of The Profession

istock Analyst - We are also working with the îUnited Nationsî îGlobal Compactî (UNGC) to formulate best practices for business within the sector to meet global sustainability targets. Action Area #3:...

April 24, 2015 Yoopers Have Road Rage

In These Times - In June 2013, Jeffery Loman and SWUP filed a notice alerting the îEPAî that they will file a lawsuit under the Clean îWaterî Act if any îwaterî is contaminated by mining, and...

April 24, 2015 Temperature increased by 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit over the last 132 years

customstoday.com.pk - LONDON: According to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, the average temperature has increased by 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit over the last 132 years. Global warming and climate change...

April 24, 2015 Khairy: 1MDB saga will be addressed comprehensively

freemalaysiatoday.com - He, however, assured that matters of public interest, including the saga surrounding î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) would be addressed comprehensively. âI think people have been...

April 24, 2015 Consider low-cost passive management for your financial investments

Central Penn Business Journal - Instead, they now choose the benefits of low-cost passive management. Among these large investors is îCalPERSî, the California Public Employees Retirement System, a behemoth with about...

April 24, 2015 China Continues To Attract Strong FDI

Live Trading News - Sun Zhenyu, president of the China Society for îWorld Trade Organizationî Studies, said despite shrinking global capital flows, Chinaâs ability to attract FDI (foreign direct investment) has...

April 24, 2015 Rajendra Pachauri denied permission to attend water summit after harassment complaint

Reuters - Rajendra Pachauri attends a news conference to present Working Group III's summary for policymakers at The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) in Berlin April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Steffi...

April 24, 2015 Card Giants Gain as China Gets Lenient on Card Processing - Analyst Blog

NASDAQ - The amendment was backed by substantial criticism faced by Chinese government from the îWorld Trade Organizationî in 2012 for discriminating against foreign card processing companies, giving them minimal...

April 24, 2015 Reinvigorate Trade to Boost Global Economic Growth

International Monetary Fund - How can we achieve eventual multilateralization â preferably in the context of the îWorld Trade Organizationî' How can we avoid trade fragmentation â the âspaghetti...

April 24, 2015 Argo plans public hearing on Internet service

The Anniston Star - Jennings also announced that the city received $36,898 from an îAlabama Trust Fundî Capital Improvement Revenue fund. City officials said the fund can only be used for capital improvement projects...

April 24, 2015 Comcast-Time Warner Cable implosion shows limits of big money in Washington

FORTUNE - It cobbled together some of the cable giantâs corporate foes â Dish Network and The Blaze, Glenn Beckâs cable network â with public-interest groups like the îConsumers Unionî and...

April 24, 2015 SL Green (SLG) Beats Q1 FFO Estimates, Lags Revenues

ZACKS - As of Mar 31, 2015, SL Greenâs debt and îpreferred equityî investment portfolio totaled $1.5 billion, compared with $1.4 billion as of Dec 31, 2014. In the quarter, the company originated and retained...

April 24, 2015 Scott Lively Urges Followers to Get Gothic in Fight for Marriage

EDGE Boston - "For this I blame the grassroots left more than the grassroots right. For every knucklehead conservative who defends planet-killer îMonsantoî Corporation solely because conservatives are supposed to be...

April 24, 2015 RAM Ratings assigns AAA(s) preliminary rating to Malaysia's first SRI sukuk programme

Zawya - As the issuer, Ihsan will raise funds under the Islamic principle of Wakalah Bi Al-îIstithmarî and/or other Islamic principles to be determined. The initial issue of Sukuk Ihsan will be based on the Islamic...

April 24, 2015 U.S. Ups Fight Against Agricultural Espionage

Wall Street Journal - U.S. prosecutors say Mo Hailong, an official with a Chinese agriculture company, participated in a multiyear scheme to pilfer seeds from test fields of U.S. agribusiness giants îMonsantoî Co. MON...

April 24, 2015 Asian African Conference: In search of Indonesian nationalism

Rappler - Indonesia hosted the îWorld Economic Forumî in 2011 and has now once again hosted the forum, alongside the Asian African Conference Commemoration (AACC). Indonesiaâs macroeconomic figures are...

April 24, 2015 Addepar lays out world-fixing vision and rolls out upgrades at swanky The Battery event in San Francisco

RIA Biz - Once that happens, the trickling up can really begin for advisors at a îCalPERSî-like level in the United States and at a sovereign level worldwide. Weâve said all along that the RIA business is both a...

April 24, 2015 John Roberts' big moment

KWCH 12 - Schaeffer of the Constitutional îAccountabilityî Center, which is advocating for same-sex marriage. "Will John Roberts want to be remembered as having dissented from such a historic decision'" For some...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Revises Rolta India's Outlook to Negative; Affirms at 'BB-'

Reuters - (The following statement was released by the rating agency) SINGAPORE/MUMBAI/SYDNEY, April 24 (Fitch) îFitch Ratingsî has revised the Outlook on Rolta India Limited's (Rolta) Long-Term Foreign- and...

April 24, 2015 Emirates Integrated Telecomm PJSC : du marks yet another year of creative and high-impact sustainability related achievements

4 Traders - As a leader in reporting sustainability initiatives and measuring efforts against international standards, du is pleased to announce the release of its fourth Annual Sustainability Report as per the directions of...

April 24, 2015 Avantha to exit Crompton Greaves' consumer biz for Rs 2,000 crore

Daily News and Analysis - Advent and îTemasekî will acquire ownership in CGCEL by purchasing shares in the firm from Avantha îHoldingsî following the demerger of the consumer products business from CG and...

April 24, 2015 Crompton falls 8%, promoter sells stake in consumer biz

Money Control - Global private equity firm Advent International and Avantha îHoldingsî have signed a share purchase agreement ... Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals (CGCEL). Singapore-based îTemasekî...

April 24, 2015 Ocean Recovery Alliance Launches Global Alert APP and Platform

Equity Bulls - It also impacts tourism, shipping, and food safety. As a solution to this global problem, Ocean Recovery Alliance announced the development of the Global Alert platform at the îClinton Global...

April 24, 2015 Weekly roundup of people news, April 24

asianinvestor.net - îASrIAî gets new chairman The new chairman of the Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (îASrIAî)âs board has been named as Assaad Razzouk. The...

April 24, 2015 How to Misinterpret Climate Change Research

Scientific American - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) says that aerosols cool the planet by between 0.1 and 1.9 watts per square meter (Wm2) (a small air conditioner cools by 60 Wm2). Nailing...

April 24, 2015 Citigroup: Europe Analysts Skeptical Of Stock Rally

Investors Business Daily - Those assessing the region's companies are the most cautious in 25 years, according to Citigroup. While their ratings have historically tracked the îStoxxî Europe 600 Index, the current gap...

April 24, 2015 Law would prevent surprise medical bills

Journal News Media Group - "New York State of Health should offer affordable out-of-network coverage options, which are particularly important for patients with complex health care needs," Chuck Bell, program director of...

April 24, 2015 Fitch Upgrades 3 Classes of MLMT 2004-KEY2

Yahoo Finance - The loan transferred to îspecial servicingî in November 2010 due to payment default and foreclosure was completed in March 2012. Per the servicer, the anchor tenant, Ralph's Grocery, which occupies...

April 24, 2015 Burger giant McDonald's to end deforestation in supply chain: TRFN

Economic Times - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS), a US-based advocacy group, said the pledge made McDonald's the first global fast food chain to promise to eliminate deforestation from its worldwide supply...

April 24, 2015 Three Reason Why The Home-builder Stocks Will Run Again After This Correction

Stockhouse - Leading private equity firm, îThe Blackstone Groupî LP (NYSE:BX) was on a home buying binge until last year. These home purchases by the Blackstone and others institutions have taken a lot of supply off...

April 24, 2015 Shareholders seek disclosure of APS's political spending

azcentral.com - As You Sow is representing Calvert Investment Management and îFirst Affirmative Financial Networkî, which together own 2227 shares of Pinnacle West. Calvert's spokeswoman, Melinda Lovins, told me the...

April 24, 2015 Hillary Clinton calls for equal pay, gender equality

Daily News and Analysis - While quoting from a îWorld Economic Forumî ranking that places the US 65th out of 142 nations on equal pay, Clinton said, "Imagine that, we should be number one,". "When women are held back,...

April 24, 2015 Clinton Foundation To Amend, Re-file 990s

The Non Profit Times - The foundation issued a statement after Clinton stepped down announcing modifications to its policies to increase donor disclosure, from annually to quarterly; to refrain from holding the îClinton...

April 24, 2015 CDD holds project evaluation and information workshop

Modern Ghana - Accra, April 23, GNA - The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) on Thursday held a project evaluation and information sharing workshop on its Social îAccountabilityî and Citizens...

April 24, 2015 Will Rogers Middle School wins 'Trash Free Lunch Challenge' by reducing trash from 28 bags to less than 3

abc7.com - And uneaten produce goes to local îconvalescentî homes. Their snack bar sells re-useable water bottles and bags, while the compost goes to LA Sanitation's compost system, although they plan to use it in...

April 24, 2015 Happiness index: India ranks 117, below Pakistan!

Rediff India Abroad - Switzerland has been named the happiest country in the world, coming in at the number one spot on the 2015 World Happiness Report published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which is a global...

April 24, 2015 After Sprinting Ahead, U.K. Stocks Face Growing Headwinds

Institutional Investor - Rory Bateman, head of U.K. and European equities at £300 billion îSchrodersî in London, believes political uncertainty could keep the market on edge for a few months, with some...

April 24, 2015 India offers support to make SAARC region polio-free

Economic Times - The SAARC countries also resolved to include mental health care into universal health care and promote access to medicines including through the use of flexibilities under TRIPS Agreement (îWorld Trade...

April 24, 2015 Justin Johnson receives prestigious EPA Environmental Award

VTDigger - While at the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Johnson represented the state on the board of the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, chaired the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Visibility Union and served as...

April 24, 2015 China developer Glorious Property says bond coupon payment completed

Reuters - The developer, whose bonds were downgraded to Ca from Caa2 by îMoody'sî Investors Service on Monday, earlier this month unveiled a loss and a decline in annual revenue for 2014. "Glorious' downgrade reflects...

April 24, 2015 Latin America Performs Poorly in Networked Readiness Index

nearshoreamericas.com - Most countries in Latin America are failing to exploit the potential of ICT to drive social and economic transformation, according to the îWorld Economic Forumîâs Global Information...

April 24, 2015 Genting Singapore cuts credit to tackle VIP debt: Maybank

ggrasia.com - What system is used can depend on the regulatory system of the jurisdiction concerned. îFitch Ratingsî Inc said in a note in October that Singaporeâs âaccommodatingâ gaming tax was a...

April 24, 2015 Bank of America Corp Appeals $1.27 Billion Penalty

bidnessetc.com - It misrepresented the loans that were sold to îFreddie Macî and îFannie Maeî. Rather than settling the case, the Department of Justice took the case to trial. It was found that the...

April 24, 2015 Avantha to sell Crompton Greaves' consumer business for Rs 2,000 crore

Economic Times - NEW DELHI: Avantha Group will sell its entire îholdingî of 34.37 per cent in demerged consumer products business of Crompton Greaves to private equity investors Advent International and...

April 24, 2015 HighTower Gives Itself 2 Year Window To Decide To Go Public

Wealth Management - In prior years, HighTower raised capital from private equity, such as the $100 million in financing raised in 2010, largely from îAssetî îManagementî Finance, in which îCredit...

April 24, 2015 DLA Piper Advises Groupon on Korean Unit Stake Sale

The American Lawyer - Other investors such as the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and îTemasekî îHoldingsî-controlled Pavilion Capital are also participating in the transaction. The deal, subject to...

April 24, 2015 The Return To Mena Airport: It Begins Again

Esquire - We Recommend As best I can trace the lines of the conspiracy as it is taking shape, some of the countries and patrons of the îClinton Global Initiativeî may also have paid Bill Clinton the big money to talk...

April 24, 2015 ServicePower Announces New Contract Win with Permaplate, Inc.

Benzinga - ServicePower, the acknowledged leader in Optimization Technology, provides an innovative global, fully mobilized field service management software platform used by field service organizations such as...

April 24, 2015 Short Interest in Peabody Plays Role in Post-Earnings Reaction

24/7 Wall ST - îThomson Reutersî had estimates of a net loss of $0.32 per share on ... and we are implementing a wide range of initiatives to provide îsustainableî results and generate shareholder value....

April 24, 2015 Domino's and Dunkin' Brands Are Big Market Movers

New York Times - NEW YORK â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: The pizza delivery company reported a higher quarterly profit...

April 24, 2015 OCEANA Says Government Plans Threaten the Industry

edition.channel5belize.com - âWhile the overall economic value of Belizeâs marine resources is impossible to calculate, in 2008, a study by the îWorld Resources Instituteî and the World Wildlife Fund,...

April 24, 2015 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of United Fire Group, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries; Assigns Ratings to UFG Specialty Insurance Company

TMCnet.com - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "a" of the property/casualty subsidiaries of United Fire Group, Inc. (UFG) [NASDAQ: UFCS]...

April 24, 2015 Climate change and Indiana

Nuvo - And here's another way to look at the temperature increase: Between 1961 and 1990, the mercury didn't reach 100 degrees in Indianapolis some years, according to the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî. If society...

April 24, 2015 International Mother Earth Day Celebrated around the World

sd.iisd.org - Ban was joined by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde and îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) CEO Naoko Ishii at the concert. Lagarde emphasized that women bear the...

April 24, 2015 IFC Partners With The Next Billion: Women & The Economy Of The Future Conference

The Street - In addition to IFC, The Next Billion partners include BSR: îBusiness for Social Responsibilityî; the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and its...

April 24, 2015 FCA Announces Release of 2014 Sustainability Report

The Auto Chanel - FCA has reported its sustainability efforts in accordance with the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) standard - G4 Comprehensive option. The GRI framework is the international standard used by...

April 24, 2015 NYT's Jeremy Peters: Hillary Clinton Camp "Misdirecting," "This Is What Media Matters Exists To Do"

RealClear Politics - You know, what happens to Bill Clinton's activities going forward' And I guess I wonder what you think happens to CGI (îClinton Global Initiativeî) between now and November of 2016' JEREMY PETERS,...

April 24, 2015 60% of consumers self-install smart home devices, but majority of device owners would prefer professional assistance

Home Toys - Samuels will moderate the interactive panel sessions "Managing IoT Services" and "Next-Gen Support Services: Connected Devices and IoT" on Wednesday, May 20, featuring executives from Affinegy, îAssurantî...

April 24, 2015 John Hinckley seeking more freedom

Examiner - Lawyers for Hinckley are asking he be granted more privileges including âîconvalescentî leave,â which would allow him to live full time on the outside but still be required to meet regularly...

April 24, 2015 Switzerland, Scandinavia top global 'happy' index

Japan Today - The îUnited Nationsî published the first study in 2012. Finland, the Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand and Australia round out the top 10, making small or medium-sized countries in Western Europe seven of...

April 24, 2015 Yes, the Slaughter of the Armenians Was Genocide

Daily Beast - When the Genocide Convention was being debated at the îUnited Nationsî in the late 1940s, the Soviet representatives strenuously held out against extending the term to political killings, which would of...

April 24, 2015 A timeline of Canadian developments in the carbon-pricing debate since 2007

thompsoncitizen.net - OTTAWA - An abridged timeline of carbon pricing developments in Canada: â April 24, 2007: British Columbia joins five western U.S. states in the îWestern Climate Initiativeî, a market-based...

April 24, 2015 Need to bring our patent laws on par with global standards: Narendra Modi

Live Mint - So far, India has maintained that its IPR regime is fully compliant with îWorld Trade Organizationî rules and resisted pressure from the US and other developed countries to change its patent law. âIf...

April 24, 2015 1MDB's absence disappointing: Forum organiser

AsiaOne - The organiser of Malaysia's biggest investment forum lamented the absence of î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), as former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad renewed his attacks on the controversial state...

April 24, 2015 FTSE boosted by utilities to reach near record high - London Report

CITY A.M. - Itâs possible that a weak Labour coalition may be marginally better for the stock market, although I suspect it won't matter one way or another as long as it doesnât include the SNP,â said Ewen...

April 24, 2015 Italy Could See Much Faster GDP Growth Over A Longer Term

Seeking Alpha - An interesting article in the îWorld Economic Forumî Agenda blog described the idea of the "plucking model" as it pertains to European growth. According to this theory, an economy will converge at a...

April 24, 2015 Oil Prices Won't Recover Without Significant Increase In Demand

Forbes - For example, while US GDP grew 8.9% since 2007, demand for finished petroleum products dropped by 10.5%, according to Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî. The overall oil-consumption-to-world-GDP ratio declined by...

April 24, 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY: The Economic Voice Series - Canada's Energy Agenda: Getting it Right - Edmonton Edition

marketwired.com - Moderated by Dan Gagnier, Chair of the Board, îInternational Institute for Sustainable Developmentî, and former Chief of Staff to the Premier of Québec, this series will offer guests the...

April 24, 2015 Abu Dhabi's IPIC announces major board revamp

Trade Arabia - The UAE energy minister has been appointed the new managing director of Abu Dhabi investment fund îInternational Petroleum Investment Companyî (IPIC) in a reshuffle of the board. Suhail Mohammed...

April 24, 2015 RICK BERMAN: Exposure of Food Babe, Dr. Oz

Washington Times - Eggs were demonized in the 1970s, now theyâre considered a health food. In the 1980s, the activist îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî pushed restaurants into switching to oil...

April 24, 2015 New techniques aid listeria tracking

The Pueblo Chieftain - âIt is giving us a new power to investigate cold cases,â the Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Preventionâs Dr ... when the South Carolina îDepartmentî of Health...

April 24, 2015 After-Hours Stock Movers 04/23: (AMZN) (JNPR) (SBUX) (GOOG) (MSFT) Higher; (AERI) (UBNT) (AWAY) Lower (more...)

StreetInsider - The shares to be sold by the Selling Shareholder are attributable to affiliates of The Blackstone Group, îThe Carlyle Groupî and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. The last reported sale price of the...

April 24, 2015 U.S.-China Trade at a Crossroad

Wall Street Journal - If successful, these two treaties could be the largest market-liberalization exercises China has undergone since joining the îWorld Trade Organizationî in 2001. Making these new trade agreements...

April 24, 2015 UC Davis researcher finds nitrogen fingerprints point to warmer world

Woodland Daily Democrat - According to the researchers, models used by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî until now have not provided realistic predictions of nitrogen emissions from the land to the air...

April 24, 2015 Treasurer calls on SEC to urge greater disclosure from oil and gas companies

The Bay State Banner - The letter, organized by the nonprofit îsustainabilityî advocacy group îCeresî and signed by five other state treasurers, argues that a series of carbon asset risks from fossil fuel...

April 24, 2015 China to scrap rare-earth export tariff

ECNS - China's Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Thursday that the export tariff for rare earths will be removed, a move that complies with a ruling by the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) and that will lead to a...

April 24, 2015 Proxy Advisers Recommend Voting Against Some Bank of America Directors

Wall Street Journal - A shareholder group called the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî had filed a proposal asking for a vote on whether the chairman and CEO roles should be separated but withdrew the...

April 24, 2015 Exclusive Interview: Current Status of Indian Point Nuclear Plant Relicensing

Breaking Energy - âWe are in the process of achieving license renewal,â Michael Twomey, Vice President for External Affairs at Entergy told Breaking Energy in an interview on the sidelines of the recent Future of...

April 24, 2015 WHERE DID THE COMMON CORE EDUCATION PROGRAM COME FROM'

Liberty News Online - Listed on the London and New York Stock Exchange, of its numerous investors, the îLibyan Investment Authorityî is its largest financial contributor, holding 26 million shares. According to the...

April 24, 2015 Navios buys 14 from HSH debtors

ihsmaritime360.com - "These transactions differentiate us from our peers, as we are acquiring large fleets with low capital investment and no dilution to shareholders," explained Frangou, who noted that the deals with HSH...

April 24, 2015 Ex-Wyoming fund exec turned insider trading witness avoids prison

Yahoo Finance - NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - A former îWyoming Retirement Systemî chief investment officer was spared prison on Thursday after becoming a key witness in an investigation into a scheme to trade on...

April 24, 2015 RMS-Recovery Management Services, Inc. Completes SSAE 16 Type II (SOC 1), PCI DSS, and NIST Engagement

InsideARM - Kirkpatrick Price assessed RMSâs current information security practices and controls against those listed in îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (âNISTâ) Special Publication...

April 24, 2015 Nasdaq closes at record high of 5,056, beating dot-com mark - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

59 WVNSTV - The Nasdaq tracks all stocks listed on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî, a rival to the New York Stock Exchange. A lot has changed since the dot-com era, when the index was more heavily weighted with technology...

April 24, 2015 Goldman Sachs and QIA Vie to acquire Hanoi's 72-storey building

Vietnamnet - Goldman Sachs and the îQatar Investment Authorityî are reported to have bid for Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, the highest building in Viet Nam's capital city whose value is estimated at more than US$1...

April 24, 2015 Warming climate may release vast amounts of carbon in Arctic soils

Science Codex - "Currently, this is not a process that shows up in future (îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî) climate projections; in fact, permafrost is not even accounted for," Spencer said. "Moving...

April 24, 2015 Najib defends his leadership record

AsiaOne - Dr Mahathir had talked about "being alone in telling the truth" in a recent blog calling on Mr Najib to resign over various issues, including î1Malaysia Development Berhadî. Fending off the criticism, Mr...

April 24, 2015 Zurich Classic 2015: It was a Boo-tiful day until the rains came

The Times-Picayune - after one year where he majored in golf and minored in semi-studying turf management. Or from his first job of cleaning chemical tanks 12 hours a day at îMonsantoî. Or from living in a trailer...

April 24, 2015 Chino Valley Fire District

EMS1 - The salary range will increase by 4% in July 2015. Benefit Information: Retirement: The District participates in the California Public Employeesâ Retirement System (îCalPERSî). Employees defined as...

April 24, 2015 2020 emissions target at risk, despite strong carbon auction

Australian Financial Review - Other analysts, including îRepuTexî executive director Hugh Grossman said it was a strong first auction for the government - with the average price of $14 a tonne higher than expected -...

April 24, 2015 Experience the Magic of a European Winter Wonderland

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...

April 24, 2015 Tech Links Blue Bell to Older Listeria Illnesses

Laboratory Equipment - "It is giving us a new power to investigate cold cases," the Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention's Robert ... when the South Carolina îDepartmentî of Health and...

April 24, 2015 New techniques improve listeria tracking

The Pueblo Chieftain - âIt is giving us a new power to investigate cold cases,â the Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Preventionâs Dr ... when the South Carolina îDepartmentî of Health...

April 24, 2015 Europe Stocks Little Changed as Investors Weigh Company Results

Yahoo Finance - Renault SA jumped 5 percent after saying quarterly sales rose 14 percent. The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index climbed 0.1 percent to 407.45 at 8:21 a.m. in London, heading for a 1 percent weekly gain. Stocks...

April 24, 2015 Development of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAS)

Procurement Notices Development Programme - Background Information NAMAs have become a key element in the mitigation framework of the îUnited Nationsî Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). At present the...

April 24, 2015 Cory Booker: What's better for America'

WSBT 22 - Where we were once the driving force of the global economy, we now rank fifth in the îWorld Economic Forumî's global competitiveness index. Key metrics in this index include the quality of a nation's...

April 24, 2015 Proxy Advisers Recommend Voting Against Some BofA Directors -- Update

NASDAQ - A shareholder group called the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî had filed a proposal asking for a vote on whether the chairman and CEO roles should be separated but withdrew the proposal after...

April 24, 2015 Service quality as fine as whiskey

The Standard - The more you use it, the more you like it," said Tang, one of Yuan Tung's clients. The firm also drew fairly lavish praise from former îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî Joseph Yam Chi- kwong. "I have...

April 24, 2015 Outflow of foreign currency from Chinese banks hit record levels in March

Leaprate - according to the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî (SAFE) on Thursday, with March being the eighth successive month of deficit. This unprecedented outflow of foreign currency during March was...

April 24, 2015 Ringgit gains for a fifth week as oil rebound eases fiscal woes

The Malaysian Insider - îFitch Ratingsî has warned that the nation is at risk of a credit downgrade, citing Malaysiaâs public finances. âOil prices are higher and thatâs good for the ringgit,â...

April 24, 2015 Barclay brothers sell interest in luxury London hotel group

RTE Online - No sales figure has been disclosed, but it is thought to be above £2bn. Recently the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî had offered £1.6bn for the three luxury Mayfair hotels....

April 24, 2015 French and Benelux stocks-Factors to watch on April 24

Reuters - Suez Environment, the world's second largest waste and water company, said on Friday core earnings rose 15.8 percent in the first quarter helped by a weaker euro currency, and confirmed its 2015 outlook. French...

April 24, 2015 Opposition Party Makes Gains From Violence in South Africa

News Week - They donât have jobs and they donât have a hope of getting a job,â says Charnas. Dr Charles Laurie, head of Africa at global risk analysts Verisk îMaplecroftî, says to blame Zwelithini...

April 24, 2015 RBI to cut rates next month and again by year-end: Economists' poll

Economic Times - Lending rates are still high in India," said Prashant Sawant, senior analyst at îMaplecroftî. Even economists who said they were skeptical another rate cut was in the pipeline in the first half of the...

April 24, 2015 Principal Financial Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results; Company Also Announces Common Stock Dividend Increase

TMCnet.com - This is a 43 percent improvement in credit impairments over first quarter 2014 as we continue to see losses on îcommercial mortgage backed securitiesî diminish; and $19.1 million of gains on derivatives...

April 24, 2015 Benghazi panel calls on Clinton to testify

NWA Online - Eight questions were directly tied to Benghazi. Most of those revolved around whether Clinton was aware of efforts -- by Congress, the Benghazi îAccountabilityî Review Board or Freedom of Information Act...

April 24, 2015 Row over activist says AC a must in Kolkata

Times of India - KOLKATA: Joyashree Roy, a key member of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) team that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 has kicked up a storm by calling for large-scale...

April 24, 2015 Bet On India Mutual Funds Following Strong Growth Projections

Seeking Alpha - Last week, îMoody'sî Analytics projected higher growth for the Indian economy in 2015 compared to 2014. The research arm of the global rating agency îMoody'sî said the country's economy...

April 24, 2015 Cirque du Soleil sells majority stake to foreign investors

mediaincanada.com - U.S.-based private investment firm TPG Capital will acquire a controlling stake in Cirque du Soleil, while Chinaâs Fosun Capital Group and îCaisse de depot et placement du Quebecî will take...

April 24, 2015 WattStopper Introduces Wireless Exterior Lighting Controls for Code Compliance

Home Toys - The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, Corporate îOekomî Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.com. > 1862

April 24, 2015 Veteran-owned distillery uses O-I's new Forte bottle for military-inspired spirits

Investors Business Daily - With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, USA, O-I delivers safe, îsustainableî, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace. For more information, visit...

April 24, 2015 Pua: No more lies from Najib on 1MDB

freemalaysiatoday.com - KUALA LUMPUR: Tony Pua has called on Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Abdul Razak to stop lying and covering up for î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB), wholly-owned by the Ministry...

April 24, 2015 'With certainty' cap-and-trade would wreck the economy, Rubio says

Politi Fact - Quite a few states already have cap-and-trade programs, such as the Northeast îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî among 10 states, as well as the Western Climate Initiative, which includes several...

April 24, 2015 REFILE-UPDATE 2-Fortescue pays up to get $2.3 bln bond over the line

Reuters - Fortescue also provided additional security to back the bond, including mining tenements, according to îFitch Ratingsî. Fitch has a BBB- rating on the bond, one notch higher than the company's BB+ rating due...

April 24, 2015 CRedit360 Wins Queen's Award After Trebling Sales In Three Years

The Street - CRedit360's performance management software has been rated as market-leading by independent analyst firm Verdantix, is Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) approved in five languages and has achieved gold-level...

April 24, 2015 China Solar Installations Well Ahead Of Expectations, Says Deutsche Bank

CleanTechnica - On Monday, I wrote that âChina may find itself hitting a solar installation lull as a result of decreased investmentâ expected in an analysis from Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî. However,...

April 24, 2015 China Eases Currency Controls, Allowing Free Exchange of Foreign Currency Capital

China Briefing - The latest of these changes is the announcement by the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî (SAFE) on March 30, 2015, stating that foreign-invested companies may now convert RMB to and from...

April 24, 2015 Nevsun Releases 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Financial Content - The îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines were used in the preparation of this Report and is in accordance with the 'Core' criteria option of the fourth generation...

April 24, 2015 Kraft Foods eliminates artificial colors from its iconic Macaroni and Cheese

Examiner - But Michael Jacobson, executive director for the îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, says the petition did have an impact, whether Kraft wants to admit it or not. "This sends a signal to American...

April 24, 2015 New Pollution Fees Follow Lower Emissions

Memphis Flyer - However, 2015 is set to be a break-out year in lower carbon emissions, according to a new white paper report from Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî (BNEF). "In 2015, the U.S. could set new national...

April 24, 2015 Heresy of the week: The transition to green energy is a question of how and when, not if

Conservative Home - âThe shift occurred in 2013, when the world added 143 gigawatts of renewable electricity capacity, compared with 141 gigawatts in new plants that burn fossil fuels, according to an analysis presented...

April 24, 2015 Qataris buy Barclay brothers' shares in London icons

Hotels Magazine - Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Last month the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî reportedly bid £1.6 billion (US$2.4 billion) for the hotels. Constellation Hotels paid US$357...

April 24, 2015 Money will Stop Hillary... CGI a good thing that looks bad.

Daily Kos - I do not know anything about the îClinton Global Initiativeî. I am sure it has a useful purpose. I don't think it was designed to be a whipping stick to be used on Hillaries Presidential campaign , but...

April 24, 2015 New Mondelez Egypt production-line investments are worth EGP 200 m: Managing director

Daily News Egypt - MondelÄz international is one of the 500 top companies on Standard & Poorâs list, and on a list of 100 companies on the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî. The company has achieved revenues of...

April 24, 2015 Partners Announce Collaboration to Bolster Dialogue, Increase and Enhance Reporting About the Next Set of Global Development Goals

University Chronicle - The UN Foundation, Jynwel Foundation and îThomson Reutersî Foundation partner to elevate the conversation ... the United Nations summit in September that will see the adoption of the new...

April 24, 2015 New curbs ruled out as forex deficit soars

ECNS - Foreign exchange settlement by Chinese banks reached an eighth consecutive month of deficits in March, rising to a record-high $66 billion, up from $17.2 billion in February and $8.2 billion in January, the îState...

April 24, 2015 China banks see record forex outflow in March

China Daily - Chinese banks bought 808.3 billion yuan ($131.4 billion) in foreign currencies and sold 1.21 trillion yuan, leading to a deficit worth 406.2 billion yuan or $66 billion, according to the îState Administration...

April 24, 2015 Kraft to nix fake colors in Mac & Cheese

Detroit Free Press - Her petition, on Change.org, amassed more than 350,000 online signatures. Kraft also has been pressured by the consumer advocacy group îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî, which says that...

April 24, 2015 China denies capital flight

ECNS - head of the department of international payments at the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî (SAFE), told a press conference in Beijing. Chinese banks sold $91.4 billion in spot foreign exchange...

April 24, 2015 ISOS, Measurabl Launch GRI G4 Reporting Pilot

Environmental Leader - ISOS, a sustainability consulting and training firm, is partnering with Measurabl to advance the implementation of enhancements to the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî G4 sustainability reporting...

April 24, 2015 Keurig Green Mountain Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr Inc. (GMCR)

Mideast Times - The Company sells Keurig Single Cup Brewers and Arabica bean coffees, including îFair Trade Certifiedî, certified organic, flavored, limited edition and blends offered in K-Cup and Vue packs...

April 24, 2015 Hondo wins again!

New York Post - CORRECTION: Hondo has written that the sole purpose of the îClinton Global Initiativeî was to ensure that Bill Clinton was able to get his hands on as much global tail as humanly possible. It now...

April 24, 2015 Barclay brothers sell stake in three luxury London hotels

theguardian.com - Iâm here to develop the hotels.â Last month, reports emerged that Coroin had been approached by the îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî, wanting to buy the company for £1.6bn....

April 24, 2015 U.S. FDA warns five companies over BMPEA stimulant in supplements

Reuters - In January 2014 Michael Landa, then-director of the agency's îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî, listed the BMPEA research among the division's notable accomplishments in 2013. In an open letter...

April 24, 2015 RBI to cut interest rates next month: Poll

ET Auto.com - Lending rates are still high in India," said Prashant Sawant, senior analyst at îMaplecroftî. Even economists who said they were skeptical another rate cut was in the pipeline in the first half of the...

April 24, 2015 PG&E No. 2 Utility Among Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Stockhouse - All data was collected and analyzed by îIW Financialî, a Portland, Maine-based financial analysis firm serving the Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investment community. The full list of 100 Best...

April 24, 2015 Nasdaq index closes at record high

Express & Star - The Nasdaq tracks all stocks listed on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî, a rival to the New York Stock Exchange. A lot has changed since the dot-com era, when the index was more heavily weighted with...

April 24, 2015 Factbox: Nasdaq's 'Cubes' ETF reaps Nasdaq's big run

Yahoo Finance - And while the fund was initially listed on the American Stock Exchange, it later moved to the îNasdaq Stock Marketî in 2004, at which point its ticker changed to "QQQQ." The ticker reverted back to...

April 24, 2015 HSBC: Shrink and simplify

Financial Times - âThere are long-term problems that have been brought into focus by recent events,â says Jessica Ground, global head of stewardship at îSchrodersî, a top 20 investor in HSBC. âI do...

April 24, 2015 RAM assigns AAA(s) rating to SRI sukuk programme

theSundaily - As the issuer, Ihsan will raise funds under the Islamic principle of Wakalah Bi Al-îIstithmarî and/or other Islamic principles to be determined. The initial issue of sukuk ihsan will be based on the...

April 24, 2015 Qatari-led group completes deal to buy London's Canary Wharf

Arabian Business - Brookfield Property Partners and îQatar Investment Authorityî, have completed the acquisition of 100 percent of London's Canary Wharf Group through their £2.6 billion ($3.87 billion)...

April 24, 2015 Why Athletic Brands May Be the Greenest Fashion Sector

The New York Times Fashion and Style - (I know, I know, sounds like a fun way to spend the weekend.) On the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî Index, for example, when it came to textile, apparel and luxury goods, Adidas was...

April 24, 2015 Suncor Energy to release first quarter 2015 financial results and hold Annual General Meeting of shareholders

marketwired.com - A member of îDow Jones Sustainabilityî indexes, FTSE4Good and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed on...

April 24, 2015 Federally-run Indian schools are in rough shape because of a broken bureaucracy

Washington Post - A report this week from the Government îAccountabilityî Office said the agency has struggled to staff, manage and repair its schools, largely because of a broken bureaucracy. GAO official Melissa...

April 24, 2015 Nasdaq Sets Record High, 15 Years After Dot-com Bubble

News Max - Fifteen years, one month and thirteen days. That's how long it took the Nasdaq composite index to close above the record it set at the apex of the dot-com bubble. The Nasdaq rose 20.89 points, or 0.4 percent, to...

April 24, 2015 New law protects patients from surprise out-of-network charges

Long Island Business News - Chuck Bell, programs director for îConsumers Unionî, publisher of Consumer Reports, described the regulations as âthe nationâs strongest and most comprehensive protections...

April 24, 2015 UN welcomes EU migrant plan, says test is whether lives saved

Thomson Reuters Foundation - GENEVA, April 24 (Reuters) - The îUnited Nationsî on Friday welcomed the European Union's plan to triple the size of its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, but said the key test...

April 24, 2015 The Comcast-Time Warner marriage is being called off at the altar

Yahoo Finance - The company could make an announcement as early as tomorrow. Consumer Reports and îConsumers Unionî have opposed the deal since it was announced, arguing that a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable would...

April 24, 2015 Du sets benchmark with annual sustainability report

KhaleejTimes - Dubai â As a leader in reporting sustainability initiatives and measuring efforts against international standards, du has announced the release of its fourth Annual Sustainability Report as per the directions...

April 24, 2015 Direct hit on carbon target after climate auction

The Australian - The Emissions Reduction Fund auction price averages $13.95 per tonne.ââ Carbon analyst îRepuTexî said the $13.95 average price was a âmoderateââ price signal....

April 24, 2015 Storage solutions: why battery developments are forcing utility change

indmin.com - Now, a drop in the price of Li-ion technology and solar photovoltaics (PV) has provided what panellist Andrew Steel, managing director at îFitch Ratingsî, described as a âgame-changingâ...

April 24, 2015 SATO continued its strong development

GlobeNewswire - On 13 April 2015, SATO had 51,001,842 shares and 75 shareholders registered in the book-entry system. The share turnover rate was 24.3 percent on 13 April 2015. In April, îIlmarinenî announced that it...

April 24, 2015 Guelph Municipal Holdings Recognized for Sustainability Performance by Corporate Knights

Exchange Magazine - The company was one of the first utilities in Ontario to publish a sustainability report, measuring its performance against the îGlobal Reporting Initiativeî⢠(GRI), the most widely...

April 24, 2015 Cure your Earth Day hangover: 4 reasons to be optimistic about the planet

Mashable - But another reason is the rapid growth of the renewable electricity sector, both in the U.S. and abroad. According to Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî, the world is now adding more renewable energy than coal,...

April 24, 2015 Crompton Greaves to sell consumer electricals unit for Rs 2,000 crore

Business Today - Crompton Greaves, a part of the Avantha Group, on Friday said it will sell its consumer electrical business to a consortium led by Advent and îTemasekî îHoldingsî for Rs 2,000 crore. In a...

April 24, 2015 RBI to Cut Rates in May, Once More by Year-End: Poll

NDTV - Lending rates are still high in India," said Prashant Sawant, senior analyst at îMaplecroftî. Even economists who said they were skeptical another rate cut was in the pipeline in the first half of the year...

April 24, 2015 Modest Gain for Market, and a Milestone for the Nasdaq

New York Times - The Nasdaq tracks all stocks listed on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî, a rival to the New York Exchange. But a lot has changed since the dot-com era, when the index was more heavily weighted with...

April 24, 2015 BP shareholders demand climate change transparency

Interactive Investor - The resolution said: "This additional ongoing annual reporting could build on the disclosures already made to CDP (formerly the îCarbon Disclosure Projectî) and/or those already made within the...

April 24, 2015 Call for Entries opens for Best of CES Asia Awards Program Presented by ZOL

Andhra News - it is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai and îIstithmarî P&O Estates FZE. Intex was...


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