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APCo tries to quell criticism on solar policies, and just makes matters worse

Appalachian Power Company (APCo) has spent the past two years ducking its Virginia customers who want the ability to buy solar power from third-party providers. This spring it finally unveiled what it claims will be the answer to their prayers: a bizarre, convoluted “Experimental Rider R.G.P.,” available only to certain larger customers like colleges and universities. 1,351 more words


The Maggi disaster: Here is what Nestle should do

Even as Nestle wrestles with the cumbersome task of pulling off 400 million packets of Maggi 2 Minute Instant Noodles off shelves in India, an Indian business daily today reported that the company’s stock had bounced back 12% in the last two weeks – which is definitely good news, but does not imply that the crisis has blown over. 499 more words


Maggi, Nestle's PR mess and how the company can get out of it

The last four weeks have been bad for Nestle, specially for the company’s iconic – Maggi 2- minute instant noodles. According to reports, nearly Rs 10,000 crore have been wiped off from the company’s market capitalisation after the popular brand, which has lorded over India’s Rs 3,800-crore instant noodles market for more than three decades, came under fire with tests revealing excessive quantities of lead and MSG in it. 728 more words


Increasing Energy Efficiency in Churches and Nonprofits

Energy Assessment Training and 10K Prize Offered For Winning Organization

CHARLESTON, W.Va.West Virginia Interfaith Power & Light (WVIPL) is partnering with Appalachian Power Company (APCO) to help congregations and nonprofit organizations become more energy efficient beginning in May 2015. 547 more words


Najib's PR Guru: The Talented Mr Stadlen

The Sarawak Report contains a fascinating story of the staying power and nocturnal pursuits of  Najib’s propaganda chief Paul Stadlen.

Stadlen apparently used to head APCO, a lobbying/PR firm appointed by Malaysian Prime Minister to help with his PR needs, which are legion. 254 more words


25 Years of P25

The open P25 Standard for  public safety radio systems has been around for 25 years now (in 2014), as I was reminded  at both the APCO International Conference and again last week at the APCO Canada conference. 422 more words


European Financial Regulation Debate

“Is a European Regulatory Authority for Financial Markets Nescessarry?”
Organizing committee:
* The Wall Street Journal Europe Future Leadership Institute**
* Le Groupe d’Economie Mondiale de Sciences Po (GEM) 297 more words

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