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How to stop the climate crisis: six lessons from the campaign that saved the ozone
The Guardian (AU)

Thirty years ago, all 197 countries got together to ban the gases damaging the Earth’s ozone layer. Now we need to unite to combat an even greater threat. What can we learn from 1989? Amid the anti-globalist chest-thumping of Brexit, Donald Trump, and the Bra… more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap, and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants? I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental c… more…

Welcome to Jamaica, Home of World's Best-Performing Stock Market...
Bloombergquint.com

Welcome to Jamaica, Home of World's Best-Performing Stock Market... (Third column, 17th story, link ) Advertise here more…

China's Grand Strategy
Forbes.com

China’s unprecedented economic expansion now exerts a gravitational pull on the world economy, gathering emerging markets in its orbit. Bolstered by its commercial heft, China’s global ambitions are increasingly built on ports, highways and pipelines in the e… more…

How the American takeover of a French national champion became intertwined in a corruption investigation
The Economist

A DOJ corruption investigation into Alstom ended in 2014 with GE’s $17bn takeover of the French company more…

How the American takeover of a French national champion became intertwined in a corruption investigation
The Economist

O VER THE past decade, American legal and regulatory authorities have subjected scores of large foreign companies to extraterritorial actions. Paying large fines, which can exceed $1bn, has often been the only way finally to settle such accusations of serious… more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap, and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants? I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental c… more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap, and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants? I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental c… more…

Chinese corporate bond defaults hit record high, Fitch says
Financial Times

Companies default on 117 bonds with principal of $16.3bn more…

General Electric (GE) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
Yahoo.com

General Electric (GE) closed the most recent trading day at $8.73, moving -1.91% from the previous trading session. more…

Honeywell (HON) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know
Yahoo.com

Honeywell (HON) closed at $141.61 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.24% move from the prior day. more…

General Electric's GE Capital Unit to Divest TPS Platform
Yahoo.com

General Electric's (GE) business unit agrees to divest its leading supply chain finance platform - Trade Payable Services - to MUFG Union Bank. more…

GE's Divestment of Transportation Business Gets DOJ Approval
Yahoo.com

General Electric's (GE) divestment of GE Transportation to Wabtec gets a green signal from the U.S. Department of Justice. It is likely to be advantageous for both. more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental crisis is. I assumed my everyday eco-friendly behaviors–like recycling and bringing reusable bags to the grocery store–were helping to stave off plastic pollution and carbon pol… more…

Analysts task investors on cautious trading in equities
Vanguardngr.com

DESPITE the rally witnessed in the equity market last week on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE Financial analysts have cautioned investors to be careful in their investment choice amidst brewing political jitters ahead 2019 elections. Continue reading Analyst… more…

Launched by Sitharaman, TN Defence Corridor gets proposals worth Rs 3100 cr
Business-standard.com

The Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor has six nodes at Trichy, Salem, Hosur, Kovai, Madurai and Chennai more…

UNIST tech startup, Puri-Medi heads to Silicon Valley
Eurekalert.org

( Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST) ) A student-led startup team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) is getting ready to head to Silicon Valley for TRC (Technology Revolution Togeth… more…

How free markets killed capitalism: Ayn Rand, Ronald Reagan, Walmart, Amazon and the 1 percent’s sick triumph over us all
Alternet.org

Monopoly is back: Barry Lynn on the concentration of American economic power — and how we can restore fairness Barry C. Lynn is a senior fellow at the New America… Related Stories How unchecked capitalism and massive inequality made America a bully nation Why… more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental crisis is. I assumed my everyday eco-friendly behaviors–like recycling and bringing reusable bags to the grocery store–were helping to stave off plastic pollution and carbon pol… more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap, and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants? I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental c… more…