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Fixing U.S. Recycling Industrial Complex: Where Do We Begin?

Key Takeaway: Industry leaders and governments should stop hiding behind the Jane...

Time to “Prove It”; Impact Investors in Amsterdam Challenged to Speak...

Key Takeaway: Panelists at the Global Impact Investing Network Investor Forum in...

The Fight for Truth: Why Education Crisis Is a Bigger Threat...

At this point in American political history, many of us have become inured to misinformation and proliferation of fake news.

Uber Faces Another Ethical and Financial Challenge With Contractor Fight

Uber has been fighting for years to keep its 3.9 million drivers classified as independent contractors, which means they are in business...

Facebook News Push Takes New Turn, Highlighting Importance of News, Advertising

Social networks encroaching on news organizations’ turf took another turn this week when Facebook announced its latest effort -- hiring a squad...

How Millennials’ Values Are Already Impacting Investing Around the World

This content is brought to you in partnership with Savvy Investor Two significant shifts are reshaping the private funds...

Instagrammable “Experiums” Connect People with Brands, Social Media — Not Each...

It’s been three years since Museum of Ice Cream -- what might be considered the case study for pop-up Instagram havens --...

Move Over Facebook — Twitter Also Fumbles in Safeguarding User Privacy

Facebook isn’t the only social network to have blundered with users’ privacy.  Twitter is the latest member of the...

Slavery, Child Labor Poison Supply Chains Despite Years of Effort

Slavery in its modern forms like forced labor and debt servitude persist despite efforts to stamp them out. Despite a ban by...

China Censorship Crushes Small Developers; Some Smell Opportunity

Chinese government meddling on the Web, including censorship on the mammoth WeChat social network, is boosting anxiety among game developers and smaller...

Meditation’s Music Play: Who Will Succeed in Bringing Mindfulness to Mainstream?

Jack Dorsey, the founder of the loudest and at times the most rambunctious of social media giants Twitter, spent his birthday on...

ESG and Impact Strategies May Be Resilient, but Only a Recession...

Studies show that Environmental, Social and Governance investments as more resilient than other strategies and that companies with high ESG ratings tend...

Disrupting Trade Finance with Blockchain: Huge Potential But Little Real Progress

In this age of advanced technology, the $10 trillion global trade finance industry hasn’t embraced innovation, instead maintaining its dependence on paper-based...

Medium Still Searching To Fix the Internet — and Itself

When Billionaire Ev Williams founded Medium.com in 2012, he thought it would help him fulfill his self-appointed mission to “fix” the Internet...

Music Modernization Act Brings a Level of Fairness to the Industry...

Last week, Taylor Swift’s master recordings were sold to music entrepreneur Scooter Braun, reigniting uproar surrounding artists’ rights in the age of...

A Battle Is Brewing Over Proxy Advisors, and ESG May Lose...

Social impact investors appear to be losing a battle with advocates of curbing the influence of ESG data on corporate decision-making, a...

Why Taylor Swift’s Scooter Braun Beef May Be a Turning Point...

Private equity now owns a stake in Taylor Swift, and while she’s not happy about it, she’s taken to the bully pulpit...

YouTube’s Kid Issue Isn’t Just a YouTube Problem — It’s the...

YouTube is in the hot seat again for child safety shortcomings. Last week, The Washington Post revealed that YouTube...

Consumers Wary Internet Companies Are Spying On Them

Like most consumers, “CBS Morning News” Host Gayle King finds it creepy when ads appear in her social media feed for products...

How the ESG Data Debate Feeds the Enemies of the Good

For nearly a decade now, a segment of market professionals on Wall Street, the City of London and elsewhere (you know who...

Is Facebook’s Libra a Real Blockchain? No.

Tuesday morning, Facebook revealed plans for its new cryptocurrency, Libra, that is actively backed by tech giants like Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, eBay,...

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency May Spark Financial Revolution In the Developing World

The stars are aligning for crypto to go mainstream as Facebook has announced the launch of Libra, a new digital currency that...

US-China Trade War Risks Creating ESG Black Hole

The escalating tariff war between the world’s two largest economies isn’t just hurting Chinese investment in the U.S. It may lead China...

Texas Goes Green: Renewable Energy Taking Hold in America’s Oil Patch

Renewable power investing is ramping up in Texas, and not only because of increased demand for sparked by hydraulic fracking. The wind-down...

For America’s Plant-Based Revolution, This Is Just The Beginning

If Beyond Meat’s ebullient post-IPO performance is any indication, everyone wants to have a piece of the plant-based, fast-growing sustainable food market....

Real Estate Gets Serious About Climate Risk

While political debates over climate change rage without apparent movement from either side, investors dealing in real estate are taking these risks...

Why Consolidation Could Ruin Hulu and Other Streaming Services

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. The tongue-in-cheek tagline of Hulu’s first national...

Without Compromise, Entertainment May Radically Change After WGA-ATA Talks

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators, and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. The entertainment industry as we know it...

Ride-Sharing: Who Will Define the Future of Transport?

Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. More than a century ago, Ford Motor Co.’s...

Apple Rethinks Entertainment, News, Personal Finance Services

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. It’s been almost eight years since writer...
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