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Globalization

GLOBALIZATION – World Trade

In his excellent recent works on the themes [of the] nature of globalization and expanding world trade – “The World is Flat,” and the earlier “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” – The New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist and book author Thomas Friedman brilliantly describes and elegantly frames the boundaries and frontiers of the new era that corporations and capital market players have entered, beginning in 1989. 

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News & Updates

July 22, 2021 How these companies are helping keep the environment clean

Source: Economic Times India

Piles of garbage at corners of a road are a common site in India. Now, think about garbage that includes broken, obsolete or surplus electrical and electronic devices.

July 22, 2021 Biden faces key decision on whether to reappoint Federal Reserve Chair Powell

Source: CNN

The case begins with Powell's commitment to using expansive monetary policies to support economic activity since the coronavirus pandemic hit early in 2020. He has maintained that view in the name of restoring lost jobs as the...

July 22, 2021 One of the biggest myths about EVs is busted in new study

Source: The Verge

Over the life cycle of an EV — from digging up the materials needed to build it to eventually laying the car to rest — it will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car, the research found.

Research & Insights

July 22, 2021 One of the biggest myths about EVs is busted in new study

Source: The Verge

Over the life cycle of an EV — from digging up the materials needed to build it to eventually laying the car to rest — it will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car, the research found.

May 19, 2021 Secretary-General’s SDG Progress Report Recaps Pandemic Impacts on 17 Global Goals

Source: IISD

The UN has released an advance version of the UN Secretary-General’s annual report on SDG progress. The report will inform discussions during the July 2021 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development...

February 16, 2021 New Global “Wind Atlas” Propels Sustainable Energy for All Parts of the World

Source: Sci Tech Daily

Wind energy scientists at Cornell University have released a new global wind atlas – a digital compendium filled with documented extreme wind speeds for all parts of the world – to help engineers select the turbines in any given...

Commentary & Opinion

June 21, 2021 The pandemic has revived hope that a more sustainable world is possible

Source: The Guardian

Economic growth is inextricably linked to the climate crisis, but the past year has taught us that such growth isn’t essential

June 1, 2021 How long will rising inflation last? We polled 30 market strategists, and here’s what they said

Source: CNBC

CNBC International conducted a survey of 30 high-profile market strategists to get their take on inflation, a key factor that the U.S. Federal Reserve will gauge to assess whether it should keep easy money flowing into markets.

May 19, 2021 The black box economy

Source: VOX

The pandemic economy has been strange and unpredictable from the get-go. Throughout the past 14 months, the twists and turns have been surprising:


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