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Sustainable Business 

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

Environment

Africa To Turn To Solar Energy For Power

Energy poverty in Africa is estimated to cost the continent between 2 and 4 percent of gross domestic product a year. This is according to the African Development Bank (AfDB), which is leading the Desert

Health

New Buzz about a Malaria Prevention Drug

Most malaria drugs are designed to reduce symptoms after infection. They work by blocking replication of the disease-causing parasites in human blood, but they don’t prevent infection or transmission via mosquitoes. What’s worse, the malaria

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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    Chinese battery firm GEM has stopped buying cobalt from Glencore as the price of the battery material crashed below that agreed in a three-year deal between the two companies, sources close to the matter said.
  • Oil prices edge up on hopes global supplies will tighten December 14, 2018
    Oil prices climbed more than 2 percent on Thursday, after data showed inventory declines in the United States and as investors began to expect that the global oil market could have a deficit sooner than they had previously thought.
  • Asian shares wobbly, euro steady after ECB ends QE December 14, 2018
    Asian shares were on the defensive on Friday as investors kept a wary eye on economic tensions between Washington and Beijing while the euro was steady after the European Central Bank halted new bond purchases as expected.
  • Japan business mood steady but outlook sours: BOJ tankan December 14, 2018
    Confidence among Japan's big firms remained unchanged from three months ago, a closely-watched central bank survey showed, but sentiment on the outlook soured for the first time in three quarters as trade frictions and global growth concerns hurt the business mood.
  • Nissan board may fail to select new chairman on Monday: Nikkei December 14, 2018
    Nissan Motor Co's board may fail to select a chairman to succeed Carlos Ghosn as had been planned on Dec. 17 after a panel tasked to choose a candidate was unable to agree on a nominee in a meeting held Thursday, the Nikkei reported.
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    Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries were sued on Thursday over the sale of lead-contaminated children's toys, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said.
  • U.S. appeals court narrows order on Trump birth control rules December 14, 2018
    A federal appeals court on Thursday narrowed an order that had blocked President Donald Trump's administration from enforcing new rules that undermine an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide insurance that covers women's birth control.
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