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Sustainable Business 

Financial Wellness 

Why do so many people fall for financial scams?

In hindsight, david carter sees the deal differently. The 63-year-old has a Master’s degree in technology. A successful career meant he found a six-figure salary offer perfectly plausible. He knew from reading newspapers that tech stocks

Poverty and Prosperity

The Roots of Economic Inequality

The United States is divided by wealth and social class, and the gap is widening. In 1980, according to the World Inequality Report, the richest 10% of the population held just under 35% of national

Environment

Warming, sea-ice loss: Arctic Report Card..

Now in its 13th year, the 2018 Arctic Report Card is a peer-reviewed report that provides an annual status update on the region and compares these observations to the long-term record. It was compiled from

Health

Epicenter of fake pharma

One consequence of African poverty is that quality medication is often unavailable. Health-care systems tend to be weak, and the marketing of pharmaceuticals is not regulated effectively. Many patients depend on sub-standard or even counterfeit

Impact Investing

The Continued Growth of Sustainable Investing

With $12 trillion now invested in the United States, sustainable investing is not just a trend, it's becoming part of the fabric of investing. That's my take after reading the Report on U.S. Sustainable, Responsible and

Employee Ownership

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Oxford Conference on Business and Poverty

Welcome to the second annual Oxford Business Fights Poverty Conference. As you view this summary of the conference you will read from a series of topics like Responsible Leadership, Honoring Entrepreneurs, Employee Ownership, Mentoring, Crowdsourcing & Addressing Poverty. Please

How The Rich View The Poor

More than four years have passed since the Occupy Wall Street movement divided the country into percentages, calling the 99 percent out against the 1 percent. A voice was raised from Zucotti Park in New York City demanding reform

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    Asian share markets stumbled on Tuesday as heightened concerns about a slowing global economy sent Wall Street stocks skidding to their lowest levels in more than a year.
  • U.S. oil prices drop 1 percent on oversupply fears December 18, 2018
    U.S. oil prices fell 1 percent on Tuesday after slipping below $50 a barrel in the previous session, with reports of a big climb in U.S. inventories and forecasts of record shale output stoking worries about oversupply.
  • CBS fires CEO Leslie Moonves and denies $120 million severance December 18, 2018
    CBS Corp said on Monday it has fired Leslie Moonves for cause and has denied a $120 million severance package as it girds for a potential legal battle with its former chief executive who has been accused of sexual harassment and assault that allegedly took place before and after he joined the company.
  • S&P 500 hits 14-month low on economic jitters ahead of Fed meeting December 18, 2018
    Wall Street's major indexes all slid more than 2 percent on Monday, with the benchmark S&P 500 closing at its lowest in 14 months, on concerns about slowing economic growth ahead of a highly anticipated decision from the Federal Reserve this week on the course of U.S. interest-rate hikes.
  • J&J moves to limit impact of Reuters report on asbestos in Baby Powder December 18, 2018
    Johnson & Johnson on Monday scrambled to contain fallout from a Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder, taking out full-page newspaper ads defending its product and practices, and readying its chief executive for his first television interview since investors erased tens of billions of […]
  • J&J moves to limit impact of Reuters report on asbestos in Baby Powder December 18, 2018
    Johnson & Johnson on Monday scrambled to contain fallout from a Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder, taking out full-page newspaper ads defending its product and practices, and readying its chief executive for his first television interview since investors erased tens of billions of […]
  • Study finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Brazil pork December 17, 2018
    Pork products sold at retailers in Brazil contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a study funded by animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP), providing potential evidence of overuse of the medicines in food livestock.
  • Serious kidney injury common during cancer chemotherapy December 17, 2018
    (Reuters Health) - - Nearly one in 10 cancer patients treated with chemotherapy or newer targeted drugs may be hospitalized for serious kidney injury, a Canadian study suggests.
  • J&J announces $5 billion share buyback after shares extend losses December 17, 2018
    Johnson & Johnson said on Monday it plans to buy back up to $5 billion of its stock, after a Reuters report on Friday that the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained cancer-causing asbestos wiped about $40 billion from its market value.
  • Yes, it's still hard for dads to talk about condoms with sons December 17, 2018
    (Reuters Health) - - Many boys want their fathers to be the ones to talk to them about condoms. But a new study offers fresh evidence of all the ways these conversations can be complicated and leave young men without a clear picture of how to have safe sex.