Who’s with Tony (Blair)?

Who’s with Tony (Blair)?

Tony Abbott went to London and at a dinner suggested that Europe stop the refugees coming in. But more of that later. Tony Blair held a press conference before the release of the Chilcot Report so he wouldn’t appear to be such a bad guy over the disintegration of the Middle East. He is a […]

Assessing the resource potential of Sal seeds in India

Assessing the resource potential of Sal seeds in India

A study, by Dr Girish Chandra Pant of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, assessed the present and future resource potential of Sal seeds, existing market mechanisms and their role in livelihood generation for rural communities in India. The Sal tree, Shorea robusta, is an evergreen species native to India, Myanmar and Nepal. […]

The unspun Jeremy Corbyn

The unspun Jeremy Corbyn

Nobody expected a veteran, rebel leftwing MP to be elected to lead the UK Labour Party. It’s going to be hard for him to manage his own members, let alone convince the country the party is electable. by Alex Nunns Hours after being announced as the new leader of the British Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn […]

Where Expats Love to Work Abroad in 2015

Where Expats Love to Work Abroad in 2015

Malta attracts IT professionals and Norway entices with its favorable work-life balance, while expats in Luxembourg enjoy excellent job security Munich — In its latest global survey about expat living, InterNations, the world’s leading social network and information site for people who live and work abroad, presents Malta, Norway and Luxembourg as ideal destinations for […]

Rotary honors ‘Global Women of Action’ for leadership and humanitarian service

Rotary honors ‘Global Women of Action’ for leadership and humanitarian service

 Rotary will honor six women – all members of Rotary clubs across the globe – at its “Rotary Day at the United Nations” event on November 7. Rotary’s ‘Global Women of Action’ will be recognised for donating their time, talents and expertise towards helping thousands of people in need throughout the world. Since the volunteer […]

Caution urged to resolve food crisis

Caution urged to resolve food crisis

The world has faced food crises twice since the latter half of the 20th century. The first one took place in 1973. The world end of term grain stock ratio, which had been on the decline for some years because of the worldwide grain failure, sank to a record-low of 15.4% in 1972. In the […]

What Volkswagen, Tesco and BP have in common

What Volkswagen, Tesco and BP have in common

Over the past few years global corporations have been hit by scandals, and it mostly boils down to culture – or the lack thereof. Recently German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Not two weeks after having been declared “Industry Leader” in the 2015 DJSI Annual review, they were found to […]

E. Freya Williams on the Business Case for Sustainability

E. Freya Williams on the Business Case for Sustainability

What’s the business case for sustainability? Over the past eight years that I’ve spent compiling evidence that brands can both maximize profit and be a force for social good, that’s the question I’ve been asked most often. And it’s one that tends to be on the minds of business leaders each year around Earth Day. […]

Aren’t we having fun?

Aren’t we having fun?

Russia has moved into Syria and America doesn’t like it. What’s not to like? The United States has been controlling the Middle East and restricting the power of other allied nations. Now Russia is seeing a role for itself in the conflict and whether by stealth or compassion is most certainly making itself felt. They […]