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In the beginning…there were the high-stakes / high-visibility crises events that are now part of corporate legend -- the ExxonValdez tanker oil spill in Alaskan waters (in resource-rich Prince William Sound) just as the fishing season got underway -- the deliberate poisoning of over-the-counter Tylenol pain relief pills, resulting in the tragic deaths of retail customers trusting in the product (the most recommended by physicians, it was said at the time).
News & Updates
Source: MIT Technology Review
China, the world’s largest communist country and its biggest climate polluter, has turned to a decidedly free-market approach to combating carbon emissions.
June 19, 2018 Go deeper: AT&T's merger will change how we watch TVSource: Axios
AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner will create a media conglomerate that combines premium content with a vast distribution network to deliver it to consumers.
June 19, 2018 Looking for signs of global warming? It's all around youSource: Times Union
"Nature is extremely sensitive to temperature and nature is reacting to the warmer temperatures," said Boston University biologist Richard Primack. "The dramatic change is happening right in front of us."
Research & Insights
Source: Miami Herald
Florida stands to lose more homes — and real estate value — to sea level rise damage than any other state in the nation this century, according to a new study.
Source: Tech Crunch
oogle has released its first diversity report since the infamous James Damore memo and the fallout that resulted from it. Those are both long stories but the TL;DR is that Damore said some sexist things in a memo that went viral....
June 5, 2018 Single-use plastics: A roadmap for sustainabilitySource: UN Environment
Ultimately, tackling one of the biggest environmental scourges of our time will require governments to regulate, businesses to innovate and individuals to act. This paper sets out the latest thinking on how we can achieve this....
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Huff Post
In the interview below, conducted with Opioid Watch late last month, DuPont explains why he believes today’s opioid crisis — “the defining epidemic of the 21st Century” — needs a “new narrative.”
May 1, 2018 Why Ford Will Probably Be Fine Without SedansSource: Forbes
The news sounds drastic: Ford will stop selling nearly all of the cars it currently offers. Some people have reacted with surprise, others alarm. Friends and colleagues who don't pay close attention to the car business have asked...
April 25, 2018 Three Big Factors That Rocked the Stock Market TuesdaySource: The Street
What started out as a strong open on the stock market quickly devolved into very red trading session for Wall Street...By the market close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 424 points, or 1.74%, the S&P 500 handed over 1.34%...
Video Interview - October 2007 - Cablevision System - New York
Governance & Accountability Chairman, Hank Boerner interviewed by host Dr. Harvey Passes - Comments on emergency preparedness, protecting your home and family, business and other topics and concerns.
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The "Wei Ji" -- The Chinese pictograph (word) for crisis and opportunity. It's often up to you which term should apply!
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