SJE-Rhombus was named the 2017 ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Company of the Year during the annual ESOP Association Conference in Washington, D.C. SJE-Rhombus was one of 18 finalists considered for the prestigious award. The company previously was awarded the Silver ESOP Award from The ESOP Association for
Why Workplace Financial Wellness Programs Are Hot
Most Americans are seriously anxious about their finances. It’s not simply the raw fear of outliving their money, but a more urgent yearning to sleep at night without money stresses and to have a sense of financial security. Employers, I’m pleased to say, are increasingly taking note.
How Renewable Batteries Can Change the Lives of People in Third World Countries
Many companies like Alcen Renewables, Inc. are firm believers that, when energy is accessible to everyone, it will solve many of the world’s problems, including daily issues that people in third world countries confront. As a result, energy storage through renewable energy batteries has the potential change
First-ever global study finds massive health care inequity
SEATTLE – A first-ever global study finds massive inequity of access to and quality of health care among and within countries, and concludes people are dying from causes with well-known treatments.
“What we have found about health care access and quality is disturbing,” said Dr. Christopher Murray, senior
From Trump pushing to change NAFTA, to the British electorate and their hobbling Brexit, to the tide of Islamophobia across the West, there’s one underlying commonality. The thread linking these diverse phenomena is a fear of losing
SJE-Rhombus was named the 2017 ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Company of the Year during the annual ESOP Association Conference in Washington, D.C. SJE-Rhombus was one of 18 finalists considered for the prestigious award. The company
Aging small business owners who would like to leave their companies to their employees rather than sell them to an outside interest will have state-sponsored help in doing so, under a bill that was signed
Vermont’s two U.S. senators have introduced legislation that would incorporate Vermont ideas on a national level to spur the creation of more employee-owned businesses. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., along with freshman
Many companies like Alcen Renewables, Inc. are firm believers that, when energy is accessible to everyone, it will solve many of the world’s problems, including daily issues that people in third world countries confront. As
A tiny, black rectangular device could be the world’s long-term solution for clean water. The gadget is solar-powered, half the size of a postage stamp, and it disinfects water. “Our device looks like a little
Growing plants and then storing the CO2 they have taken up from the atmosphere is no viable option to counteract unmitigated emissions from fossil fuel burning, a new study shows. The plantations would need to
Most rich countries besides the US have hit on a surprisingly simple approach to reducing child poverty: just giving parents money. This idea, known as a child benefit or child allowance, exists in almost every
A 2015 report by the International Labour Organization covering more than 180 countries and over 84% of the global workforce warned of “widespread job insecurity in the global labor market,” finding that only one-quarter of
SEATTLE – A first-ever global study finds massive inequity of access to and quality of health care among and within countries, and concludes people are dying from causes with well-known treatments. “What we have found
A new drug currently used to stop bleeding in combat and car crashes is being explored as a solution to save mothers’ lives during childbirth. Each year, uncontrollable bleeding after childbirth — known as postpartum
Impact investing and sustainable investment solutions are becoming more and more popular on Wall Street. But there is a misconception that these solutions, which consider the environmental and social impact of investments, are not focused
Jason Ingle cofounded and is General Partner for Closed Loop Capital, an early-stage venture capital platform investing in exceptional entrepreneurs leading ventures in agriculture technology and food system innovation, within the United States and Canada.
In the first months of his administration, President Donald Trump has taken steps to reduce federal spending for environmental protection, alternative energy, climate-related science, refugee assistance, humanitarian foreign aid, domestic healthcare and social services programs.
Financial Wellness (also on sister website PFEEF.org)
Most Americans are seriously anxious about their finances. It’s not simply the raw fear of outliving their money, but a more urgent yearning to sleep at night without money stresses and to have a sense
Americans’ knowledge of personal finance is low even among people who have already made many important and fundamental financial decisions, says WSJ Wealth Expert Annamaria Lusardi of George Washington University. People often argue that financial
Financial education in the workplace can help employees to cope with life issues, with 48 per cent believing that it would enable them to save for retirement, according to a report from Capita Employee Benefits.
LONDON/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Chinese food commodities trader COFCO [CNCOF.UL] is overhauling its operations in Brazil, including a management reshuffle, as it restructures its Nidera Sementes Ltda business following accounting irregularities reported last year, according to company documents and sources.
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto Stock Exchange's efforts to win a slice of the massive Saudi Aramco public listing plays up the country's deep experience in natural resources as part of a broader offer to help the kingdom with its shift away from oil dependence.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but softening business investment and moderate consumer spending are clouding expectations of a sharp acceleration in the second quarter.
LONDON (Reuters) - New rules on pricing investment research are shaking up the European fixed income, currency and commodity (FICC) industry, with many funds planning to scale back or ditch a service...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. interest rate futures ended higher on Wednesday as traders scaled back bets on two more rate increases by the end of 2017 following the Federal Reserve's release of its May...
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - April Zhang, a 21-year-old student from Shanghai, reflects the fast-shifting attitudes of China's younger generations toward sex. She's confident to talk about a topic once taboo here and is well educated about the risks.
NEWTON, Mass. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Army Specialist Tara Barney will never forget the 2013 night when a fellow soldier cried as he described holding a dying friend in his arms, a wartime memory he had not shared with anyone.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will pass a law next week obliging kindergartens to inform the authorities if parents fail to provide evidence that they have received advice from their doctor on vaccinating their children, the health ministry said on Friday.