Think Tanks
Even a 'smaller' US-China deal could be good for business confidence, says Blackstone executive   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: CNBC - Investors and analysts have dampened their expectations that the U.S. and China could reach a deal anytime soon. But Tony James, Blackstone's executive vice chairman, said even a "smaller deal" could help to lift business...
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Investment Governance for Fiduciaries: The How and the Why   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: CFA Institute - Michael E. Drew, PhD, and Adam N. Walk, PhD, are the authors of Investment Governance for Fiduciaries, published by the CFA Institute Research Foundation. How do we as fiduciaries approach investment governance' That question is...
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Farmers and Ranchers Know What Climate Change Feels Like. They Just Wrote Congress Demanding Action.   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Mother Jones - Agricultural and land use practices have been identified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as major contributors to climate change. And climate-friendly strategies like sequestering carbon in the soil and expanding...
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Independent Task Force Program   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: Cfr.org - The Council on Foreign Relations launched the Independent Task Force Program in 1995 with a Task Force on nuclear nonproliferation, chaired by Stephen J. Hadley, who most recently served as the national security adviser in the...
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An English soccer team just tapped the booming private placement market — and Bank of America says it’s part of a growing sports trend   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Business Insider - English Premier League soccer club Tottenham Hotspur may not have had much success on the field in terms of trophies in recent years, but off it, they've scored a top deal. Last season's losing Champions League finalists have...
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Climate ‘strikers’ ask Lamont to take emergency steps on environment   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Connecticut Mirror - Sena Wazer, a 15-year-old from Mansfield, made the case on the need for emergency action on climate change Friday before a crowd of about a thousand youths and adults gathered on the back steps of ...
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Most Europeans see China's 'aggressive practices' as a threat to their economic interests, survey shows   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
Source: CNBC - In a report published Thursday, the thinktank the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) found that 57% of Europeans felt their country's economy, and the wider European economy, were being insufficiently protected by...
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Diligent and NACD Partner to Deliver a Nom Gov App Designed to Add Analytical Power to Board Governance   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: YAHOO! - Leading corporate boards can now leverage independent data to inform board composition and enable modern governance practices Diligent and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD ...
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Why Next Week May Be the Best Time of the Year to Buy a House   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Barron's - This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com. ...
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Supporting Early Childhood Data Governance Policies   
(Saturday - September 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: The Journal - A new resource from the Early Childhood Data Collaborative looks into how state policymakers can support efforts to make more educated investments in early childhood programs through solidifying data governance bodies in each...
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