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U.S. Censors Arctic Oil and Gas Report U.S. and Swedish government officials eliminated numerous recommendations for curbing environmental dangers from oil exploration in the Arctic in a new report from the eight-nation Arctic Council, the London Independent reports. The Arctic Council Oil and Gas Assessment, released last week, excluded 60 [...]
2008-01-28 - International - policy World Economic Forum closes with call for new collaborative leadership The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2008 closed with a call by business, government and civil society leaders for a new brand of collaborative and innovative leadership to address the challenges...Read More... 2008-01-28 - [...]
Strings Tied to Industry-Academic Collaborations at "Big Oil U" American universities may be jeopardizing their academic integrity by giving oil, gas, and other polluting industries unprecedented influence over the research those companies fund on campus, according to a report released yesterday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. [...]
2008-01-21 - International - CSR CSR, just good business Corporate social responsibility, once a do-gooding sideshow, is now seen as mainstream. But as yet too few companies are doing it well, says Daniel Franklin. In the lobby at the London headquarte ..continue... 2008-01-21 - International - products_services Winter Sports In A Warming [...]
by KHALIL HAMDANI. UNITED NATIONS - / MaximsNews Network / - 12 January 2007 -- The latest UN global outlook sees economic downturn in the US as the major drag on the world economy in 2008, lowering world GDP growth by 8 per cent or, in the worst scenario, by 50 per cent ...Read more
PLEASE NOTE: This full report is for journalists' information only by The Economist Intelligence Unit Limited. You may report on it but you may not reproduce all or a substantial part of the report. Key changes since December 11th 2007 - Recent economic indicators from the US support the Economist Intelligence Unit's bearish view of US economic [...]
This week World Business Academy Fellow Lester R. Brown published Plan B: 3.0 Mobilizing to Save Civilization. He believes the world’s situation to be as dire as the subtitle suggests. But he also lays out a specific plan to pull us back from the brink of extinction. Read more... free star wars episode vi return of the jedi movie download
2008-01-06 - United States - CSR Green Marketing Under The Microscope As we saw over the holidays, green - the environment kind - is figuring into consumers' spending decisions. More than ever, companies are positioning products as environmentally-friendly. Read more... _____ 2008-01-06 - International - energy Japan, U.S., EU to float [...]
January 7, 2008: Feedlot Rules to Go? UK Academics Say No New Nukes, Marketing Trumps R&D at Rx Cos. and more. Click here to read more...
Internet-based technologies are serving as a catalyst for economic growth and social advancement in the world’s developing economies, according to a paper released Jan. 7, 2008 by the Economist Intelligence Unit. These technologies reduce computing costs, improve transparency in government, make countries more competitive, and provide new [...]