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BlackRock CEO says stakeholder capitalism isn't 'woke,' just good business - New York Post

Jan 18, 2022

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink pushed back against criticism of the asset management firm’s embrace of stakeholder capitalism, arguing the practice is not “woke” but a necessity for long-term success. Fink defended his stance in his widely-read annual letter to CEOs. BlackRock has faced backlash from conservatives who say the firm’s consideration of climate change in its investment strategy is a politically motivated effort to build goodwill. “Stakeholder capitalism is not about politics. ...read more

EUROPEAN MIDDAY BRIEFING - Stocks Fall, Technology, Travel and Leisure Sectors Lead Losses - Morningstar.com

Jan 18, 2022

MARKET WRAPS Stocks: European stocks were down, with the biggest losses in the technology and travel and leisure sectors. Tech stocks were the biggest fallers as Treasury yields rise following recent comments from Federal Reserve officials that have boosted expectations for imminent monetary policy tightening. "However, today's bearish price action is still seen as temporary, with most market operators looking to hedge their portfolio with other asset classes ahead of what is going to b ...read more

Denmark to make domestic flights fossil fuel free by 2030 - BBC News

Jan 18, 2022

Image source, AFP Image caption, Denmark's Prime Minister says she wants to make flying green Denmark's government has announced a goal to make domestic flights fossil fuel free by 2030. In her New Year's address, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she wanted to "make flying green". However she acknowledged that the solutions to reach her target were not yet in place. Denmark is aiming for a 70% cut in overall carbon emissions by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. ...read more

Forbes will raise money for Casha in NJ-11 - New Jersey Globe | New Jersey Politics

Jan 18, 2022

Former presidential candidate Steve Forbes will headline a fundraiser for GOP congressional candidate Larry Casha next month. Casha wants to take on Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair) in New Jersey’s 11th district. Forbes, the editor of a prominent business magazine that bears his family name, sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1996 and 2000.  He is a resident of Bedminster. The event will be held at Casha’s home in Kinnelon.  Ticket prices range from $225 to $2,900. Casha is ...read more

Dhinchak Pooja says she's a 'biker' in her new song. Watch - Hindustan Times

Jan 18, 2022

Internet's favourite Dhinchak Pooja is back again on YouTube, with a new song that is titled ‘I’m a Biker.’ After a month-long gap, Internet's favourite Dhinchak Pooja is back again with a new song titled ‘I’m a Biker.’ She has recently uploaded the music video to the song on her YouTube channel and since then, has sparked yet another meme fest that netizens can’t get over. The video opens to show her and a few men on bikes. Pooja can be seen donning a black leather jacket as she ...read more

A Harvard-trained economist shares his top 21 money rules: 'Own your home' and 'try to buy in cash' - CNBC

Jan 18, 2022

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Research: How Entrepreneurship Can Revitalize Local Communities - Harvard Business Review

Jan 18, 2022

Much has been written about the potential for entrepreneurship to spur economic growth — and yet time and time again, we’ve seen business-driven revitalization programs fail to make a real, lasting impact on their local communities. What will it take to foster... Both business leaders and policymakers have long understood the potential of entrepreneurship to foster local development. From Kenya’s Silicon Savannah to business-driven revitalization efforts in Detroit, Baltimore, and othe ...read more

Canada deploys special forces to Ukraine amid rising tensions with Russia - Global News

Jan 18, 2022

Canadian special forces operators have been deployed to Ukraine amid rising tensions between the NATO military alliance and Russia, Global News has learned. The deployment of a small contingent from the Canadian Special Operations Regiment comes as diplomatic talks aimed at staving off an armed conflict in Ukraine have faltered, and an estimated 100,000 Russian troops remain camped on Ukraine’s border. Sources told Global News that the Canadian special operations presence is part of an attem ...read more

Drew Brees Had a Rough Playoff Debut for NBC: TRAINA THOUGHTS - Sports Illustrated

Jan 18, 2022

1. There were five NFL playoff games this weekend, but only one featured a broadcaster new to the postseason. With NBC airing two playoff games over the weekend, the network assigned its usual Sunday night team of Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth to the Steelers-Chiefs. NBC gave Saturday’s Raiders-Bengals game to its Notre Dame crew of Mike Tirico and Drew Brees. And quite frankly, that just wasn’t fair to Brees. Notre Dame football at 2:30 in the afternoon on a random fall Saturday is n ...read more