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Conscious Capitalism and Starbucks

For Howard Schultz, his rags to riches life experiences, have made him the man he is today. His vision of conscious capitalism, may not been path breaking, but it is certainly a step forward in the right direction. The Founder and CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, would like to start a conversation...

Will result-oriented short term research funding, provide the much needed scientific breakthroughs for tomorrow?

Today we are benefiting from the technological innovations which were funded decades ago through the foresight of public private partnerships. This long term perspective in funding research is not prevalent today. Which then raises the question – who will fund tomorrow’s next big scientific...

The environmental impact of low cost imports

Reports by a well known NGO have revealed that half of the agricultural produce that are now flooding EU’s market have been sourced from land that has been illegally deforested. These low cost imports have significant economic values and negatively affect the environment. In an investigation...

Microsoft joins spectrum of companies hiring autistic employees

American software giant Microsoft has announced that it would start a new pilot scheme to employ autistic employees and has joined a slew of companies that are interested in diversifying their workforce. The company’s VP of Worldwide Operations Mary Ellen Smith wrote in a company blog entry that...

Crowdsourcing alienates middle managers

Thanks to new-era technology startups, middle management is becoming a thing of the past. Increasingly, crowdsourcing technologies have taken the place of middle managers in smart companies that detest redundancy of any sort. Today companies are accepting these software as a better way to gather...

The Cigna Foundation selects Water for People for its $100,000 grant

The Cigna Foundation has selected Water for People as a recipient for its $100,000 grant. Water for People is in the business of sustainable development and maintenance of water related issues through the active participation of local communities, thereby not only changing people’s lives, but...

Project Sunshine brings a ray of hope for those afflicted with deadly health problems

Project Sunshine brings a warm smile to the children and their families, who have not had the best of health, and opportunities. It radiates this sense of happiness for more than 100000 children and their families in various parts of the world. As a kickstarter for project Sunshine, Marcus Smart...

What does it take to create and manage a successful event

Everyone likes the feel good factor of a successful event. But in case you are wondering how exactly that does happen, here are a few pointers that will get you started in the right direction. For corporates and organizations looking for an event management company to organize their CSRs or any...

CSR – a central strategic component for European Automakers

The European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability has placed a very big and important role for CSR in the basic working of the European automotive supply chain industry. Last week saw a very important milestone being achieved for the enhanced sustainability in the automotive...

Apple Starts Exchanging Androids for IPhone

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus buyers, as well as iPhone 5c will be able to get a discount in Apple retail stores handing over their old Android-smartphones or devices based on Windows Phone or Blackberry. The same will apply to third-party brands. Now, the program is open only in a few countries. Apple first...
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