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World Will Run On 5G Broadband by 2020

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5G Broadband, the fifth generation of wireless network technology, will speed the uptake of smart transportation, sustainable urban environments, home automation, emergency response, intelligent shopping and e-books, among other applications.

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How to Hire the Right Expert

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How to hire the right expert and what to look at when selecting and screening consultants and experts. Selection process can be time consuming and costly.

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Marketing Key to Return on CSR Investment

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The combination of skillful marketing and corporate social responsibility can yield a 3.5 percent gain in stock returns for a company’s shareholders, a new study by U.S. and Canadian researchers shows.

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Happy Employees Attract SRI Fund Investments

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Google employees enjoy free rides to work at the California company’s headquarters campus, plus breakfast, lunch, and even dinner if they stay late – for free. New dads receive six weeks of paid leave, and moms can take 18 weeks. And Googlers can even bring their pets to work.

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TPP Unites Old Enemies, Makes New Ones

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“We expect this historic agreement to promote economic growth, support higher-paying jobs; enhance innovation, productivity and competitiveness …and to promote transparency, good governance, and strong labor and environmental protections,” declared the ministers of the 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries.

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Green Economies Arising Across Europe

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A broad political will and the involvement of many different economic and social actors are essential for successful transition to a green economy, conclude researchers from five institutes of the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER).

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Businesses Vow Action at Paris Climate Talks

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Corporate actions on key climate issues such as carbon pricing, finance, responsible policy engagement and science-based emissions targets were announced at the Caring for Climate Business Forum, the official avenue for business at COP21 in Paris.

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Green Grow the Climate Awareness Bonds

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The European Investment Bank is the first issuer to link its individual green bonds to the projects they finance for the sake of transparency and accountability ahead of the Paris climate talks.

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