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Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues

Once a niche corner of the market, analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends is increasingly taking centre...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am CST

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

U.S. intelligence services agree: A major global water crisis is less than ten years away. Some time in the second decade of se...

Dec 31 2013, 4:01pm CST

Becoming More Innovative in 2014

Becoming More Innovative in 2014

Organizations don’t innovate, people do. Organizations that are admired for being especially innovative don’t hire genetically...

Dec 31 2013, 9:46am CST

5 Big Energy Stories Of 2013

5 Big Energy Stories Of 2013

The U.S. is awash in oil and natural gas. China’s air pollution is so bad some cities were nearly shut down. A massive typhoon...

Dec 23 2013, 7:46am CST

Saudi Arabia's Deportation Of Foreign Workers Will Exacerbate Middle Eastern Economic Weakness

Saudi Arabia's Deportation Of Foreign Workers Will Exacerbate Middle Eastern Economic Weakness

By Dr. Carol Adelman As Saudi Arabia struggles with high unemployment among men, the kingdom has launched a deportation campaig...

Dec 22 2013, 8:21am CST

Coursera Gets $43 Million Funds from World Bank

Coursera Gets $43 Million Funds from World Bank

Coursera, free online education provider, nabs $43M from World Bank. The company will use these funds to boost its online educa...

Jul 10 2013, 8:12am CDT