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4 Tips For Finding A Career Mentor

4 _tips For Finding A Career Mentor

By Lauren Davenport, CEO and founder of The Symphony Agency It’s not unusual for careers to get off to wobbly starts as young people, hampered by their lack of experience and contacts, find it difficult to achieve a firm footing. That’s one reason they should make it a goal to find mentors who could help […]

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Biotech Explosion Could ‘Overwhelm’ Regulators

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Human organs-on-chips, implantable biosensors, cowless meat made by culturing animal cells, plastics grown by plants for industrial use – these are just a few of the genetically engineered products under development in labs across the United States.

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Transforming Africa

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Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors on Sunday in Baden Baden, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced a record US$57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three years.

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Our Drying Planet

Our Drying Planet

“The water crisis is sneaking up on humanity unawares. People turn on the tap and assume clean, safe water will always flow. But the reality is that supplies are already critical for 4.2 billion people – over half the world’s population…”

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World’s Most Ethical Companies of 2017

World-s Most Ethical Companies of 2017

Under the banner “Good Ethics is Good Business,” the Ethisphere Institute Monday announced the 2017 list of World’s Most Ethical Companies ahead of its annual Global Ethics Summit, opening this week in New York City under a blanket of deep snow.

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Women Innovators Empower the World

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Four innovative European women won rich prizes last night at a ceremony in Brussels in celebration of International Women’s Day March 8. All winners have recently founded or co-founded a successful company based on their groundbreaking ideas.

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The Wisdom of Sustainable Procurement

The Wisdom of Sustainable Procurement

Sustainable procurement programs are more integral and widespread than ever before, but face a critical juncture as they scale to reach the next level of maturity, according to the results of the new EcoVadis/HEC Sustainable Procurement Barometer.

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From Microbeads to Macrosystems: Oceans Under Stress

From Microbeads to Macrosystems- Oceans Under Stress

On bathroom shelves around the world sit products that are destroying life in our oceans. Tiny pieces of plastic (Microbeads) in our face scrubs and toothpastes, used to make products feel smooth, are washed away in drains to then fill the stomachs of marine animals…

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