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Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative Panel Calls for Stronger 'Green Finance'

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation launched its Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative to address one of the most singular global challenges of the 21st century

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More Slow Economic Growth Forecast for North Carolina

The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, UNC Charlotte professor says.

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Is “Doing Good” Bad for a Company’s Bottom Line? Yes, Says FAU Study.

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Companies that try to “do good” are likely to find that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is bad for their bottom lines, according to a new study from FAU’s College of Business. CSR is defined as strategies that appear to foster some social good, including programs that benefit community engagement, diversity, the environment, human rights and employee relations.

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Penn Medicine Named Among Top 10 Best Places to Work in the United States by Forbes

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Penn Medicine has been named #7 on Forbes magazine’s annual “Best Employers in America” list ranking mid-sized and large employers across the nation. Other organizations listed in the top ten include Costco, Google, and REI, placing Penn Medicine among some of the most well-known and influential companies in the nation.

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Linguistic Style Is Key to Crowdfunding Success

In one of the first crowdfunding studies focusing on social enterprises, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that how a pitch is voiced and worded is much more important for social entrepreneurs than for their commercial counterparts.

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Houston Methodist, Automobili Lamborghini Join Forces to Study Implantable Medical Devices

Researchers from Houston Methodist and Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini are working together on new carbon fiber materials for implantable devices used in therapeutic drug delivery and orthopedics.

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American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Selects New Leaders

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology announced this week the election and appointment of seven new society leaders. They begin their terms July 1.

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OneLogin, 'Fort Knox' of Password Lockers, Attractive to Cyber-Thieves

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Give It a Rest, Part 2: Productivity Lessons From Olympians and Google

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Professor Manel Baucells discusses his research that shows quantitatively how valuable breaks and rest are to productivity.

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Merrick Rosenberg, CEO and Co-Founder of Take Flight Learning, Recipient of 2017 HR Consultant of the Year Award

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Merrick Rosenberg, CEO and co-founder of Take Flight Learning (TFL), the leading DISC training company in the United States, is the recipient of the 2017 HR Consultant of the Year Award.







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