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Sport & Purpose: Earning Rather Than Serving Public Interest

Simply Google the definition for the word purpose and you will be given this, “The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.”  883 more words

Saving your ash tree from the Emerald Ash Borer is still possible

By Carrie Searcy

Video by Lanny Brannock

Office of Communications

Kentucky has been no stranger to tree blights that have nearly wiped out the majestic chestnut and the American elm trees. 674 more words

Forestry

Peak Oil Demand Is A Misleading Theory, Says Saudi Aramco CEO

While countering theories that demand will peak within years with his own forecast that consumption will keep growing for decades, the boss of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company defended petroleum as the mainstay of the global economy. 376 more words

Economy & Finance

These Environmental Heroes Stood Up To Corporate Interests—And Won

“The 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize awardees demonstrate the power of individuals to protect their communities and their resources against the harmful operations of powerful industries.”

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Our Footprint

Time to Ditch Impact Investing’s Unproductive Self-Analysis

> Posted by Paul DiLeo, Todd A. Watkins, and Anna Kanze

Discussion of impact investing has grown increasingly heated. There’s a conference nearly every week. Several weekly clipping services­—even a daily one—share news of the latest investments and conversions: 100% for impact! 933 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

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Second in our commentary series coming out of a workshop @LehighU Martindale Center on the future of #microfinance. @LehighBusiness First commentary is here: https://cfi-blog.org/2017/04/20/microfinance-is-dead-long-live-microfinance/

cannellini beans with garlic and oregano

Earlier this month it was reported that neonicotinoids had been found in drinking water in the USA.

Neonicotinoids are chemical compounds found in a number of pesticides and have been heavily implicated in the alarming global decline in bee populations. 646 more words

Savoury

McArthurGlen YVR Mall-Parking for Customers, Employees not so much.

According to The Richmond News (and thanks to Scot Bathgate for alerting Price Tags) there is a season of discontent with the clerks and part-time workers at the airport’s McArthurGlen designer outlet shopping mall. 329 more words