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Moving abroad boosts the average worker’s income by $21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the U.S. and Hong Kong.
October 10, 2018 Trump’s trade war is hurting the global economySource: VOX
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a major report on Tuesday that projected the world’s economy will grow by 3.7 percent, which is 0.2 points lower than they had estimated in April. That’s the same rate of growth as...
October 10, 2018 Tampered Chinese Ethernet port used to hack ‘major US telecom,’ says Bloomberg reportSource: The Verge
A major US telecommunications company discovered a foreign implant in a server back in August, according to a new report by Bloomberg. It’s the first time a source has decided to go on the record to corroborate the claims made in...
October 10, 2018 'We're going back to 1918': A pandemic worse than the Spanish Flu may be coming as more people become obese and antibiotic resistant, study warnsSource: Daily Mail
Researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Australia looked at the factors that played a role in the flu pandemic of 1918 that infected 500 million people and killed as many as 100 million.
October 9, 2018 Climate change has already cost the government $350 billion—here’s how much it will cost youSource: MarketWatch
Climate change has cost U.S. taxpayers more than $350 billion over the past decade, according to a report released last year from nonpartisan federal watchdog the Government Accountability Office. By 2050, that figure will be $35...
Holding global warming to a critical limit would require "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society," says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
October 4, 2018 1 in 3 Americans eat fast food daily – but one myth is debunkedSource: CBS News
"When we see news clips of a shark swimming near a beach, it scares us into not going near that beach," Weinandy said. But "what we should be scared of is double cheeseburgers, french fries and large amounts of sugary beverages."
October 3, 2018 Why opioid dependence varies so dramatically across U.S. statesSource: MarketWatch
California, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Kentucky and Florida suffer the most from opioid abuse, according to Fair Health, a New York-based nonprofit market research firm that analyzed 26 billion privately-billed medical and...
September 27, 2018 Does corporate responsibility really matter to graduates?Source: Irish Times
Does corporate social responsibility (CSR) matter to graduates? According to 2017 studies from Deloitte and PwC, it does, with 49 per cent of millennials saying they have turned down jobs that conflict with their personal ethics.
September 27, 2018 Global Sustainability Performance in Business Ethics Picking Up, According to EcoVadis' Second Annual CSR Risk and Performance IndexSource: Markets Insider
PARIS/NYC-- EcoVadis, the world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, has published the second annual edition of its Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report provides an updated look at the...
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