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6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies - Its time to dispel the myth of the all-powerful chief executives of large corporations. Rather than being in control of their destiny, business leaders who care about more than their own bonuses a...
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How do SolarCity's new bonds stack up against other green investments? - Clean-energy stocks performance over the last couple of years proves that its possible to do well - sometimes very well - while doing good. Unfortunately, its also possible to lose a lot of mone...
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Why business is an ‘untapped resource’ for malaria control programmes - Malaria is often associated with Africa, but the disease is rampant in the Asia Pacific region too. In countries such as India, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea, almost 30m cases are repo...
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Is it time for councils and co-ops to buy back control of the energy grid? - If you were asked if you wanted a power station to be built in your town - or even on your street - what would you say No thanks Perhaps something stronger. It is not an unreasonable reaction, es...
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First look: environmental entrepreneur Paul Hawken's long-awaited new book - Ten years ago, in a landmark article in Science Magazine, Princeton professors Stephen Pacala and Robert Socolow wrote, "Humanity can solve the carbon and climate problem in the first half of this ...
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Will the big banks ever clean up their act? - CBS News- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley delivered a stern warning to the largest banks in a speech earlier this week. Either clean up your illegal and unethical behavior through "...
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Ethical finance updates- A 100kWh hydro-electricity scheme to generate income for the local community. Visit: www.microgenius.org.uk/project/sunart-community-hydro-24 This community share raise will put local power in the ...
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Ethical Insights Series: Worker voice - what are we learning from mobiles and tablets?- With 6.8 billion mobile subscriptions globally, thats nearly one mobile phone for every person on the planet. What does this mobile access mean for workers and for ETI members and others working t...
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Ethical Questions Continue to Mount on the Wendy Davis Campaign- Just last month, Newby Davis helped float a $201.5 million bond for the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and a $319 million bond for the Tarrant Regional Water District, according to the San...
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Nathan Brown - social enterprise and co-operative consultancy & training - Vegan Business Directory-business.directory - I am a qualified and experienced business advisor, with a specialism in co-operatives, social enterprises and ethical businesses.  I have advised hundreds of enterprises & entrepreneurs since 1998 ...
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Energy Consultant - Acre has been engaged by a global real estate services business to identify a new Energy Consultant. In this position youll help to deliver energy reduction programmes across a range of corporate ...
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Prada, Dior and Nike are finding a fashionable new purpose for fish skins - During the past three decades, capture fisheries production has increased from 69m to 93m tonnes, while aquaculture fish production has skyrocketed from 5m to 63m tonnes, the World Bank reports (pd...
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Business benefits: from Facebook's egg freezing to Virgin unlimited holidays - An injection of hormones to send your reproductive system into overdrive and the subsequent suctioning out of eggs sounds like a far cry from what any woman would consider a "perk in life. But thi...
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How to create happy and sustainable workplaces? - open thread - "Now, are all you sitting comfortably Then let us begin. Schoolmasters and storytellers know all about the importance of comfort. Its the difference between a rapt audience and a frenzy of fidge...
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The shared value of sustainable luxury- By Misha Pinkhasov and Rachna Joshi Nair on Oct 9, 2014 Luxury goods companies can encourage sustainable values with their counterintuitive business models and out-of-the-box thinking Luxury brands...
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Party jewellery from Geronimo Jones - Fashion accessories - Good Housekeeping- Geronimo Jones has teamed up with the Sanata Restart Project in Kenya to create a range of stylish and ethical bracelets. Why youll love it: Not only do the Sanata 3 bracelets from Geronimo Jones ...
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Corruption and ethical issues shown throughout #GamerGate- Ive been following #GamerGate since a bit after halfway through August and have observed it progress gradually from a movement of a few hundred, grow to a few thousands, and bubble into its state ...
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NHS dementia plan to give GPs cash for diagnoses criticised as ‘ethical travesty’ - The NHS is under fire for paying GPs to diagnose dementia by giving them £55 each time they identify the disease in a patient. The payments scheme, which NHS England has introduced to increase woef...
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Ethical Practice: Professionalism, Social Responsibility, and the Purpose of the Corporation - This course juxtaposes classical and modern writings to explore the persistent challenge of ethics in business. Topics range from the market origins of society and the art of wealth-getting, captur...
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Ethical Decision-Making Webinar Part II: Exploring Additional Case Studies- Ethical decision-making webinars are free, highly interactive, case-based webinars led by CFA Institute staff that provide participants with the framework to analyze situations from an ethics persp...
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Social media in education: ethical concerns- The Higher Education Academy is currently running a series of practitioner workshops - Changing the Learning Landscape. One of these, organised by Teresa MacKinnon at the University of Warwick, foc...
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Anger over 'cash for diagnoses' dementia plan - Telegraph- GPs qualify for payment if they diagnose the patients themselves - with no checks on whether their assessment is correct - or if they update their records when their patients receive a diagnosis in...
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Feeding and Bleeding- Phase I clinical trials are the first stage of testing new pharmaceuticals in humans. The majority of these studies are conducted under controlled, inpatient conditions using healthy volunteers who...
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UK remanufacturing worth £5.6bn if business model can be cracked - At its crudest, remanufacturing involves rebuilding, repairing and restoring an end-of-life product to meet or exceed its original performance specifications, with a warranty to match. Its conside...
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#GamerGate: Destructoid, Corruption And Ruined Careers- [Update: Additional e-mails have been added regarding the date of the firing.] [Update #2: Yanier "Niero" Gonzalez has responded following the publication of this article.] Allistar Pinsof, a forme...
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UpFront Mortgage Professionals Guarantee Consumers an Ethical and…- UpFront Mortgage Professionals Guarantee Consumers an Ethical and Transparent Real Estate Loan and Refinance Process. Launch of UpFront Mortgage Professionals (UMP) guarantees consumers receive... Re...
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Young People’s Ethical Disconnects?: An Interview with Carrie James (Part Two)- Early on, you describe some of the concerns which motivate your work: "I harbor real concerns about the local and global consequences, often hidden, of the uncivil, cruel, and harmful conduct that ...
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The Phone Co-op offers UK's first ethical smartphone - The Fairphone, the first smartphone to be marketed as being free of "conflict minerals, has arrived in the UK this week, after the Phone Co-op inked an exclusive distribution deal for the new tech...
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Digital Citizenship App - Learning.com- The Digital Citizenship App from Learning.com provides students with comprehensive instruction on online safety, ethical use of digital resources, and cyberbullying. The apps interface, lessons, a...
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How to invest in social and environmental change - live chat - Money makes the world go round and what you do with that money has a key role in shaping what kind of world that will be. The appetite for more ethical, sustainable investment seems to be on the ri...
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Ed Davey, secretary of state for energy and climate change – live chat - First elected Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston and Surbiton in 1997, Ed Davey spent 13 years as a party spokesperson on issues as varied as housing, education and foreign affairs. After his party f...
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Facing New Ethical Questions, Kay Hagan Skips NC Debate - (With Empty Chair!) - America Rising- Facing new reports of corruption and insider deals, Kay Hagan skipped tonights North Carolina Senate debate, leaving an empty chair to represent her campaign.  After the last debate, America Risin...
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Pétition · Make the switch to cruelty-free cleaning by pledging to use only Leaping Bunny certified cleaning products · Change.org- Cruelty Free International is asking ethical shoppers to take the Clean Up Cruelty Pledge and make the switch to compassionate cleaning by using only Leaping Bunny certified cruelty-free household ...
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Ethical Finance- Why Green isnt only the colour of money Ecology Building Society has been conducting a campaign against the supermarket discounter, Aldi. On the last week of the campaign, Co-operative News visite...
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Events - In conjunction with Good Money Week 2014 and The Guardian Sustainable Business To register for access to webinar and dial-in facilities please email: conor.tiernan@barchestergreen.co.uk
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5 Basic Principles Of Ethical Street Photography - Business Insider- The visual nature of digital photography has made us more aware of the world than ever before. We used to rely on newspapers and magazines for photos of how different cities look like, but in this ...
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Adoption-rights advocate's crusade gains ground and notice- CLEVELAND, Ohio - Betsie Norris has many laurels, but she has no time to sit on them because there is still much work to be done on behalf of adoptees and their families. The latest accolade is a b...
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Pétition · Prosecute street vendor who is abusing his camel; intervene on behalf creating and strengthening animal welfare legislation and provide sanctuary for the camel · Change.org- Thank you all for signing my petition. I contacted PETA Asia-Pacific and they replied immediatey-see below email in its entirety. We are advised to contact the Ambassador of the Peoples Republic o...
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A City Hall Affair to Remember - The Daily Beast- This is a story about sharp elbows, rude words, constant combat, insinuating gossip, and bitter rivalries-most of it occurring in a tiny, cramped pressroom in the most media-centric metropolis on t...
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News- apesigned - Advanced Performance for Equity - was born in 2012 when Jeanne von Segesser (MIA 2008) went back for a second time to Vietnam, where she traces half of her ethnic origins, to establish ...
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A Summary Of The Gamergate Movement That We Will ...- Even if youre only a casual internet user, chances are that by now youve probably heard something about the movement known as Gamergate. If youre unfamiliar with what Gamergate is, weve taken t...
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