Ten Reasons for Saying ‘No’ to the North Over Trade

Ten Reasons for Saying ‘No’ to the North Over Trade Analysis by Ravi Kanth Devarakonda and Phil Harris GENEVA/ROME, Aug  2014 (IPS) – India’s decisive stand last week not to adopt the protocol of amendment of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) unless credible rules were in place for the development …

Lending Club Records a $1B Quarter

Lending Club?s Billion-Dollar Quarter [Infographic] — Lending Club, one of the leading peer-to-peer lending platforms around, announced last week that it recorded its first billion-dollar quarter. The company has now facilitated over $5 billion dollars in loans since it was founded back in 2007. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS OurCrowd Hits $60M in …

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil   By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Jul  2014 (IPS) – Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force …

Evaluating the Market for Industrial Energy Service Outsourcing

    NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]   202.507.4043   Evaluating the Market for Industrial Energy Service Outsourcing    Energy service outsourcing is a business relationship that relieves a large facility from the potential distractions imposed by the ongoing management of one or more energy functions, such as …

Call for economic overhaul: Column

Everybody is finding fault with the economy these days. When it doesn’t grow quickly enough, business leaders complain, then President Obama announces he is refocusing on the economy yet again. When job growth appears to pick up, as it did last week, investors flee from stocks fearing rising interest rates. It often …

Others News: IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS

   IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS Roberto Savio* Rome,  July 2013 – At the last summit of European heads of state in Brussels at the end of June, the main theme was youth unemployment, which has now reached 23% of European youth (although it …

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The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 Lights a Path Forward for Energy Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE     Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043   The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 Lights a Path Forward for Energy Efficiency   By ACEEE Policy Program Director Suzanne Watson   Today Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) released The Energy Savings and …

Clean Technica: Fiat 500e Starting At $32,500 (Leasing From $199/Month)

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Fiat 500e Starting At $32,500 (Leasing From $199/Month) New UK Nissan Leaf Has Battery Leasing Option, Over 100 Improvements Electricity Suppliers Look To EVs To Save Their Business Models Sweden’s Quest To Be The First …

Stamping Money out of Politics: A Stamp Stampede

  Stamping Money out of Politics: A Stamp Stampede By Martha Shaw For CSRWire January 15, 2013 It’s impossible to say how many dollar bills stamped in red with Stamp Stampede messages to end political bribery have been introduced into circulation so far. But, if it’s any indication, I got one as change at New YorkPenn Station over the …