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Coal will enjoy a slight increase in production over the next two years, but the industry will still suffer a net loss in jobs, according to industry experts and energy market projections.
Anirudh Sharma and Nikhil Kaushik co-founded Graviky Labs, the maker of Air-Ink pens that so far have scrubbed at least 1.6 trillion liters of air.
Ford Motor Co. will invest $1 billion in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to bolster its goal of rolling out a self-driving car by 2021.
A lawsuit claims that Tyson Foods conspired to manipulate chicken prices, and now the SEC is investigating.
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance describes Amazon as a company with a “stranglehold” on the American economy -- stamping out more job than it creates, and employing Americans in poor conditions for low pay.
Patagonia pulled out of the annual Outdoor Retailer trade show in Utah due to the state leadership's opposition to the new Bears Ears National Monument.
Deutsche Bank announced it will no longer offer new financing for coal mining or coal-fired power plant projects. The move comes at a time when big banks are under increasing pressure to divest from fossil fuels, particularly controversial projects such as the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.
Apple plans to partner with state utility NV Power to install an additional 200 megawatts of solar energy in northern Nevada.
Consumers in Europe already bombarded with labels such as “organic” and "fair trade" may soon start seeing another label on products – and a politically loaded one at that. France recently announced that it will require goods made in Israeli settlements to have a clear label on their packaging.
Bonded labor has become common across India's garment sector, as suppliers seek to keep costs down in a hyper-competitive industry. Within this sector, a corrupt system entraps as many as 120,000 young women and girls annually.
Many citizens do not want to be told there are mostly winners and a few losers in globalization, and that a rapidly changing economy means they'll have to change industries and careers several times during our working lives.
More human resources professionals are suggesting that companies adopt name-blind recruitment to avoid unconscious bias. Could it work?