ESG Influencers
Trade war goes digital: Countries eye tariffs on digital trade   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Business Today - Since 1998, the World Trade Organization (WTO) members have renewed a ban on import duties on so-called "electronic transmissions", worth up to $255 billion a year by one estimate. Some think this favours rich countries, given it...
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American Financial Group: A New 5.125% Baby Bond IPO   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - Overview of American Financial Group's new baby bond - AFGC. Brief look at the company. Comparison with the sector. Comparison with all other baby bonds that pay a fixed rate and have a maturity of between 30 and 50 years....
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Protecting Whales Can Help Avert Climate Change   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Economic Forum
Source: Environment News Service - WASHINGTON, DC, December 6, 2019 (ENS) – A fresh perspective on the world’s whale population could be “earth-changing,” writes the World Economic Forum’s Katharine Rooney in a new article on how...
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The “expert” who lets EU off the hook   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: The Electronic Intifada - The conference introduced me to the work of Hugh Lovatt from the European Council on Foreign Relations. He has carved out a niche for himself as the leading authority on “differentiation.” As far as I can see,...
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OPINION: The weird parallel reality of the WTO spat   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Flightglobal - One of the most fascinating aspects of the World Trade Organization dispute has nothing to do with the boasts about penalties and tariffs, or the squabble over who gained the greatest advantage from government handouts –...
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Here are 5 ways to obtain solar-powered homes - World Resources Institute   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Resources Institute
Source: Steel News - According to a report by World Resources Institute titled "Powering Cities in the Global South", Delhi has been chosen as the best model for power hungry cities. Electricity being the most vital form of energy, which is...
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Trump calls for World Bank to stop lending money to China   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: CNBC - "Why is the World Bank loaning money to China' Can this be possible' China has plenty of money, and if they don't, they create it. STOP!" Trump wrote in a post on Twitter. "World Bank lending to China has fallen sharply and will...
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OPINION: The weird parallel reality of WTO spat   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Flightglobal - One of the most fascinating aspects of the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute has nothing to do with the boasts about penalties and tariffs, or the squabble over who gained the greatest advantage from government hand-outs...
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Texans on southern border vow to fight Trump’s efforts to take their homes for border wall   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Washington Post - BROWNSVILLE, Tex. — Salvador Castillo was yearning for tranquility when he became enchanted by a one-acre homestead close — but not too close — to the city, a place where cows graze beneath whispering mesquite...
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Odaseva Enhances Its Data Governance Platform   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: MarTech Advisor - Marketing Technology News: Madison Logic Launches New ABM Platform To Accelerate The Customer Journey “In today’s digital age, ensuring proper data governance, even in cloud platforms such as Salesforce, is more...
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