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.... The North Sea has provided more than £300bn in tax revenue to the UK economy and supports thousands of highly skilled jobs across Britain. “We will ensure that the sector continues to play a critical role in our economy and domestic energy supply, supporting further investment in the UK’s natural resources. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . In the even longer term, the big question for Opec is whether a shift away from oil-based transport fuels - in favour of electrically-powered vehicles, for example - will cast a shadow over the viability of their natural resources. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... They should be a central element of any plan to modernise Britain’s current inequality-driving, growth-sapping economic model. Part of the finance could come from the revenue from natural resource exploitation – from minerals (including shale gas) and land to the licencing of the airways. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Will Opec extend output cuts in bid to push up oil prices? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 11:07:36 PM
.... . In the even longer term, the big question for Opec is whether a shift away from oil-based transport fuels - in favour of electrically-powered vehicles, for example - will cast a shadow over the viability of their natural resources. ...
Oil bosses have given £390,000 to Tories under Theresa May image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 05:00:43 AM
.... The North Sea has provided more than £300bn in tax revenue to the UK economy and supports thousands of highly skilled jobs across Britain. “We will ensure that the sector continues to play a critical role in our economy and domestic energy supply, supporting further investment in the UK’s natural resources. ...
Could citizens’ wealth funds halt the dominance of the financial elite? image
.... They should be a central element of any plan to modernise Britain’s current inequality-driving, growth-sapping economic model. Part of the finance could come from the revenue from natural resource exploitation – from minerals (including shale gas) and land to the licencing of the airways. ...
Putin's illiberal stagnation in Russia offers up a valuable lesson | Joseph Stiglitz image
....In terms of per capita income, Russia ranks 73rd (in terms of purchasing power parity) – well below the Soviet Union’s former satellites in central and eastern Europe. The country has deindustrialised: the vast majority of its exports now come from natural resources. ...
Utopian thinking: the eclipse of neoliberalism heralds a new dawn of sharing | Minna Salami image
.... We may have made tremendous advances economically, scientifically and technologically, but without matching psychological and social progress, those advances have only led us to where we are today – heading toward an environmental, political and social disaster of dimensions heretofore unimaginable. A radically different future political system would set us on a new path, one where we protect things that are of shared value – healthcare, natural resources, culture, knowledge, the internet. ...
Donald Trump is undermining the fight against corruption image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 03:25:57 PM
.... Europe saw what the Americans were doing and brought in energy transparency and forestry legislation of its own. Following the US lead, the European parliament approved legislation similar to the energy transparency law and included forestry companies to the other natural resources firms that must comply. ...
The new robot revolution will take the boss's job, not the gardener's image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 01:38:08 PM
.... Prof Guy Standing said that after years of being ignored he had found that concerns about the impact of automation meant plenty of interest in the idea of a basic income to be paid to all citizens and paid for by rentier capitalists. “The returns to property, intellectual property and natural resources are going to a tiny majority and we must do something about that. ...
Globalisation once made the world go around. Is it about to grind to a halt? image
....0 was alive and well at the end of the 19th century, an era of free trade, mass migration and liberalised capital flows. It was described by John Maynard Keynes in the following way: “The inhabitant of London could order by telephone, sipping his morning tea in bed, the various products of the whole Earth, in such quantity as he might see fit, and reasonably expect their early delivery upon his doorstep; he could at the same moment and by the same means adventure his wealth in the natural resources and new enterprises of any quarter of the world, and share, without exertion or even trouble, in their prospective fruits and advantages. ...
East Timor axes Australia border treaty over oil reserves image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 09:02:59 AM
.... . It is now hoping for a fresh deal that gives it a larger share of revenues from natural resources. ...
Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest faces fracking threat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 06:38:33 PM
....The firm’s shale operations director, Tom Pickering, said: “Potentially we in the UK have a huge supply of indigenous gas under our own feet. It would be simply crazy not to explore this natural resource. ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
.... Angus Thirlwell and Peter Harris, the founders of luxury chocolate maker Hotel Chocolat, received £43m when the business was floated on AIM in May. And after a difficult 2015, Ivan Glasenberg, boss of mining company Glencore, had a good end to 2016 as the share price in the natural resources group rallied from from 85p to about 270p, boosting the value of his personal shareholding from £1bn to £3. ...
UK's digital strength could mean bright economic future – study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 04:31:19 PM
....Manufacturing has shrunk as a proportion of the UK economy in recent years and output is still lower than it was at the time the economy went into recession in 2008. But the Global Perspectives report said economic success in the future would depend less on whether countries were well endowed with natural resources and had invested in capital-intensive industries. ...
Neoliberalism: the deep story that lies beneath Donald Trump’s triumph | George Monbiot image
.... He lambasted progressive taxation and attempts by the state to raise the general welfare of citizens. He insisted that there is “an overwhelming case against a free health service for all” and dismissed the conservation of natural resources. ...
Too many clothes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 12:04:04 AM
....". It is this fear that the supply of natural resources involved in production, for example water, could become more scarce, which is most likely to force change. ...
Canada approves giant LNG project on British Columbia coast image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of September 2016 06:48:34 AM
....The project, which has taken nearly three years to receive regulatory approval, is Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first major energy decision since he was elected just under a year ago. The natural resources file is a difficult one for Mr Trudeau, who was elected on a pro-environment platform and a promise to tackle climate change. ...
How to become a billionaire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:00:23 AM

Theresa May extends olive branch to Argentina over Falkland Islands
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 02:19:53 AM
....The issue of oil has also proved hugely divisive. The seas surrounding the islands are rich in natural resources but Argentina has restricted exploration in the area. ...

US clears company to fly ashes of cremated humans to Moon
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 09:31:07 PM
....Moon Express, which is based in Cape Canaveral, Florida, plans to send a lander the size of a suitcase on board a rocket on a two-week, one-way mission. The company will also send scientific experiments and eventually hopes to mine the moon for natural resources. ...
Out in the cold image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of August 2016 11:08:05 PM
....The subject might bring to mind igloos, ice fishing, the North Pole and Pingu. But they say studying the Arctic has never been more relevant, because of the region's rapidly melting ice sheets and increasing interest by governments and extraction companies in mining its natural resources. ...

Historic solar flight completes first round-the-world journey
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of July 2016 04:42:52 AM
....The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean technologies on the ground can halve the world's energy consumption, save natural resources and improve quality of life. ...
Aussie rules? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 11:10:38 PM
....Horne's book of the same name may sound like a compliment, but was actually an indictment of 1960s Australia. His criticism was that the country had mainly profited from its abundant natural resources rather than entrepreneurialism. ...
'Scottish optimist' at Monsanto helm battles Bayer takeover bid and protests image
....He told the Fortune Brainstorm E conference in California this week that to feed an ever-growing population, food production needed to double by 2050 while using roughly the same land area and trying to reduce water use. After playing defense, his aim now is to convince millennials of the need for more GM crops, which require less natural resources to grow. ...
Worsening economies threaten to undo gains against poverty – ILO image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of May 2016 11:01:12 PM
.... Also, in those developed countries where quality jobs are scarce, there is growing anxiety among middle-class families about their ability to sustain their income position. “Similarly, the recent deterioration of economic prospects in Asia, Latin America, the Arab region, and those countries rich in natural resources, has begun to expose the fragility of the recent employment and social advances. ...
Mohammed bin Salman: the prince trying to wean Saudi Arabia off oil image
.... Aramco is now up for the biggest stockmarket offering in history. Falih is to run a ministry for energy, industry and natural resources – mining is being highlighted for future development. ...
Billionaire Brexit supporter says UK should emulate Singapore image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of May 2016 02:23:13 PM
....One politician does earn his respect – Lee Kuan Yew, the former prime minister of Singapore. “When he took power, Singapore was a mosquito-infested swamp with no natural resources, but he turned it into the best economy in the world. ...
'Like Dunkirk': Brexit donor trumpets 'fantastic insecurity' of leaving EU image
....He compared the future of Britain outside the EU to that of Singapore, which became independent from Malaysia in 1965. “It was a mosquito-infested swamp with no natural resources,” he said. ...
FTSE 100 falters but catering group Compass climbs following update image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of May 2016 08:35:51 AM
....It’s something of a mixed start to trade this morning, with that strong finish on Wall Street evidently counting for little. Commodity prices remain generally upbeat and although crude oil is off a little on resurgent oversupply fears, that too is holding onto the vast majority of yesterday’s gains, so we do at least have the natural resources stocks scattered across the top of the board. ...
UK's attractiveness for renewables investment plummets to all-time low image
....“A non-committal approach is putting the attractiveness of the UK’s renewable energy sector on a landslide. The current approach is going against the grain of almost universal global support for renewables, and is masking the UK’s advantages of a growing energy imperative as ageing power plants are retired, strong natural resources, and efficient capital markets. ...
UK's attractiveness for renewables investment plummets to all-time low image
....“A non-committal approach is putting the attractiveness of the UK’s renewable energy sector on a landslide. The current approach is going against the grain of almost universal global support for renewables, and is masking the UK’s advantages of a growing energy imperative as ageing power plants are retired, strong natural resources, and efficient capital markets. ...
Cobham loses 19% after profit warning and £500m emergency cash call image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of April 2016 09:19:08 AM
....But now it has revealed that first quarter profits plunged by 70% to £15m, partly due to delays in orders from its wireless business which has led to a £9m one off charge. It has also suffered falling demand for its aviation business, especially charter flights for Australian natural resources customers in the wake of the slide in commodity prices. ...
Sustainability key to long-term corporate health image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of April 2016 11:16:44 PM
....On the one side we have what academics refer to as the Great Acceleration - for example, a massive upswing in demand for food and water, energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, fertiliser consumption and ocean acidification. On the other, a plundering of Earth's finite natural resources and a destruction of its natural habitats - from deforestation and soil degradation to collapsing fish stocks and species extinction - that cannot be sustained. ...
Post-recession Britons are healthier, better off and living greener lives image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of March 2016 01:13:40 PM
....The ONS study also looked at whether the UK had a sustainable future. “Looking at national stocks of things such as education, skills and competencies in the labour market (human capital) and the value of natural resources such as woodlands and rivers (natural capital), there is a mixed message about sustainability for the future. ...
Can you put a price on nature? A Californian nonprofit thinks it can image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of March 2016 11:00:00 PM
.... Yet we have never put a value on everything nature offers. Now, environmental and sustainable business consultants want to change that by forcing corporate leaders to take stock of the economic impact of how they manage natural resources. ...
Three reasons why hiring mothers is good for business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of March 2016 12:13:20 PM
....Businesses have a huge opportunity available to them. Companies with more women leaders are more profitable so the only question to ask is what’s stopping them harness this natural resource to ensure mothers are as welcome at the boardroom table as the changing table?. ...
Rural residents fight traders' plans for masts as high as the Shard image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of March 2016 07:00:32 AM
....Vigilant Global also played down the potential negative impact on people of having a 1,000-foot high mast in their eyeline. Its location was “chosen to minimise impact to the surrounding populations, natural resources and community assets, while also meeting communications network requirements in the UK and Europe”, it said. ...
Whether it's Mexico's gold or Zimbabwe's diamonds, mining is riven with violence and business is complicit image
.... Others levy tolls on key transportation routes in areas where the government offers little protection. There are cases in which violence is aimed directly at control of natural resources. ...
What would Brexit mean for everyday life in the UK? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of February 2016 12:02:06 AM
....The environment is an area in which UK and EU law are strongly intertwined. The environmental principles enshrined in the Single European Act provide that environmental action by the EU aims “to preserve, protect and improve the quality of the environment; to contribute towards protecting human health; and to ensure a prudent and rational utilisation of natural resources”. ...
New index ranks Monsanto, Dupont and Syngenta on efforts to help smallholders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of February 2016 08:00:03 AM
.... “They are a piece of the puzzle to strengthening global food security, poverty alleviation and agricultural systems in so many parts of the world,” says European spokesperson József Máté. He believes seed technology will continue to be critical on a global scale, considering the constraints of limited amounts of arable land, shrinking natural resources and a growing population. ...
Life after oil: can Aberdeen rise again? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of February 2016 12:00:28 AM
.... If you look at Houston, it is still recognised by most people as the global centre of the oil industry, but there is no oil - only very minor amounts are left now. "It's not necessary to actually have the natural resource there. ...
Brexit: The Singapore lesson image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of February 2016 11:02:33 PM
....Singapore's leaders knew however that they couldn't survive on their own. With no natural resources and a tiny population, Singapore has always looked beyond its shores to thrive. ...
VIDEO: Can agribusiness growth help Australia? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of February 2016 12:28:31 PM
. Australia's wealth of natural resources have traditionally maintained the country's economic health, but as demand for some of what it produces slows down, some are left wondering what to do next. ...
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Closing the capital drain from emerging markets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of February 2016 08:24:15 AM
.... And what is important to bear in mind is that the slowdown in China and the deep recessions in the Russian Federation and Brazil only explain part of the broad falloff in growth. True, falling demand for natural resources in China – which accounts for nearly half of global demand for base metals – has had a lot to do with the sharp declines in these prices, which have hit many developing and emerging economies in Latin America and Africa hard. ...
British Gas profits jump by 31% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 07:25:52 AM
....As well as selling energy through British Gas, Centrica is also a major producer of natural gas and oil. Following the slide in prices for natural resources, the company is reducing its exploration and production activities. ...
£80bn wiped off FTSE 100 this week as world markets gripped by panic - live image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 02:17:44 AM
.... . "Oil, natural resources and financial services companies now collectively account for 32pc of the index. ...
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Stock markets suspect Federal Reserve has interest rate jitters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of February 2016 08:01:14 PM
.... At current depressed levels, these companies’ earnings are ultra-sensitive to even small improvements in the prices of copper, iron ore, oil and so on. One good day for natural resource stocks doesn’t make a trend, however. ...
Share to protect bank's 'green' remit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of February 2016 09:04:10 PM
....8bn of Government capital injected, but was denied the ability to raise further capital in private markets. It has a requirement to invest across five objectives; reducing greenhouse gas emissions, efficiency in use of natural resources, protection of the environment, protecting or improving biodiversity and promoting environmental sustainability. ...
Was there ever a time when so few people controlled so much wealth? | Eoin Flaherty image
....But we should not compare on the basis of value alone. After all, we can scarcely argue that life under the direct coercion of feudalism, or wealth generated through the exploitation of natural resources by colonising empires, was much preferable. ...
Are we heading for a crash? | Albert Edwards, Aditya Chakrabortty, Linda Yueh, Ruth Lea, Fred Harrison, Vicky Pryce, Dambisa Mayo, Yanis Varoufakis, Mariana Mazzucato image
.... And as austerity kicked in, public debt continued to rise due to the effect of falling economic growth on tax receipts. While the economy is not about to crash, it is continuing on a downwards spiral: personal debt levels are close to what they were in 2008, lack of investment has caused incomes to falter, and commodity price changes have revealed the imbalances in economies over-reliant on natural resources. ...
Whatever happened to the 'march of the makers'? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 12:01:04 AM
....As of today, the UK figure is among the lowest in the rich countries. At 11% according to World Bank data in 2014, it was the same as France, ahead of Norway and Australia (which have large natural resource industries so you might expect that) and just behind the US. ...
Iran: Business eyes new opportunities image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of January 2016 12:03:39 AM
....It's only been a few days since UN sanctions against Iran were lifted but some firms have already announced plans to invest in the Iranian market. Some companies have spent months plotting their return to a country rich in natural resources, with a large educated population and spectacular scenery. ...
Volkswagen CEO meets head of US agency that exposed emissions scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 07:29:31 PM
....9bn), which would be 60% more than the Deepwater Horizon disaster cost BP. At the time of filing the lawsuit last week, John Cruden, assistant attorney general and head of the Justice Department’s environment and natural resources division, said: “Car manufacturers that fail to properly certify their cars and that defeat emission control systems breach the public trust, endanger public health, and disadvantage competitors. ...
World Bank warns on economic outlook image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 08:14:43 PM
.... . It expresses concern that poverty will become increasingly concentrated in economies based on the exploitation of natural resources, many of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, where extreme poverty is already prevalent. ...
US files civil lawsuit against Volkswagen for violating clean air laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 4th of January 2016 08:09:49 PM
....Related: Meet John German: the man who helped expose Volkswagen's emissions scandal. John Cruden, assistant attorney general and head of the justice department’s environment and natural resources division, said: “Car manufacturers that fail to properly certify their cars and that defeat emission control systems breach the public trust, endanger public health, and disadvantage competitors. ...
Saudi Arabia reveals cuts plan to shrink $98bn budget deficit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of December 2015 04:12:34 PM
.... That is a politically sensitive step, since the kingdom has traditionally kept domestic prices at some of the lowest levels in the world as a social welfare measure. Any changes will aim to make energy use more efficient and conserve natural resources, while minimising the negative effects on lower- and middle-income Saudis, the ministry said. ...
Solar technology: the US and China look to Australian innovators for solutions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of December 2015 10:05:24 PM
. In the last fiscal year, Australia earned $172bn from international sales of its natural resources. ...
Why vulnerable countries must take ownership of their skies #climatechange image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of December 2015 12:07:05 PM
....Their initial requests made in June 2014 were denied. After various back and forths, the case was eventually argued last month in front of Superior Court Judge Hollis R Hill, who subsequently ruled (pdf) that the government has “a constitutional obligation to protect the public’s interest in natural resources held in trust for the common benefit of the people”. ...
Construction chiefs should learn from miners’ woes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 08:44:40 PM
.... The root cause of their woes, and indeed those of all commodities producers, is the same – China. For years, the world’s second largest economy, which doesn’t have many natural resources of its own, has been gobbling up commodities from around the world to fuel its extraordinary growth. ...
Battle over coal mine reveals Russian billionaire's UK links image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of December 2015 06:22:07 PM
.... Her husband Ildar Uzbekov has a clutch of directorships in Britain, and recently bought “the UK’s largest ethical energy broker”. The case in Siberia sheds light on how Russian mining remains a tough “no holds barred” business – with big rewards for those who successfully manage to exploit the country’s natural resources. ...
EXCLUSIVE: Inside the commodity trader Vitol that pulls the levers of the global economy image
.... For example, without the help of Vitol, Kurdistan’s quest to break away from Iraq may never have got off the ground. In 2012, the company helped the Kurds sell their first cargo of oil independently of Baghdad, much to the fury of the Iraqi government, which has long claimed rights to the region’s natural resources. ...
Myanmar stock exchange signals new era image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of December 2015 04:55:33 PM
....Myanmar has been under military rule for about half a century and faces challenges including rampant corruption, a murky legal system, dismal infrastructure and a widespread distrust of the financial system. The country of 51 million people has abundant natural resources and is well positioned between India, China and southeast Asia. ...
Will Aung San Suu Kyi succeed in modernising Burma's economy? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 6th of December 2015 06:49:12 PM
....5m citizens. Sixty years ago, it was the richest country in the region, and it still boasts impressive natural resources: it is already the largest producer of natural gas in the region. ...
Be a better forecaster by challenging your assumptions image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 5th of December 2015 04:41:19 PM
.... Commodity prices will remain weak, thanks to persistent oversupply and weak demand, notably from China, which continues to slow. Emerging markets that are reliant on selling natural resources will have another challenging year while net importers of commodities like India will fare better. ...
'Weak' and lacking ambition: critics respond to the EU's new waste targets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of December 2015 04:07:29 PM
....A circular economy requires whole systems to change, creating business models that are not predicated on waste and which purposefully design products so they are suitable for repair, re-use or remake. A circular economy would reduce our exploitation of natural resources and our impact on the climate, but its benefits go beyond the environment. ...
Is China a brake on Africa's progress? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of December 2015 12:19:17 AM
....And China emerged as a major source of finance for investment in new commodity extraction and helped boost the international market price for African exports. The consultants McKinsey estimated a quarter of Africa's economic growth between 2002 and 2007 came from energy, metals and other natural resources. ...
Your mission at Barclays, Jes Staley, should you choose to accept it image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of November 2015 07:29:37 PM
....In reality, it’s too soon to make that call. Bills invariably rise after major mining and natural resources incidents and it’s not clear what other claims the Brazilian government, or regional authorities, will submit. ...
Zambian businesses hit by power cuts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 27th of November 2015 12:27:05 AM
.... Whereas in Zambia, the fallout means severe power shortages and no one is sure when they will end. The next two to four years will be rough for Zambia's economy but it will recover due to richness in natural resources and great potential for agri-businesses and fish farming, he says, while noting Zambia could emerge stronger if the right lessons are learned and infrastructure established. ...
Can UK businesses cash in on Thanksgiving? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of November 2015 08:17:48 AM
.... “Often when we say we wholesale gourmet American products people think of marshmallow fluff and Hershey’s,” she says. “But if you think of the US, it’s a country that’s really rich in natural resources, they have a fantastic meat industry, dairy, grains, fruit, vegetables, all kinds of fantastic food but not a great deal of the good products have found their way to the UK in the past. ...
Mining for social value in Botswana image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of November 2015 07:00:30 AM
....It has played a crucial role in De Beers’ growth but, more particularly, has transformed Botswana from one of the poorest nations into one of Africa’s great economic success stories. The connection between De Beers and the government of the Republic of Botswana has become one of the world’s longest existing public-private partnerships and provides insight into how wise governments can use their natural resources to benefit their people. ...
How a bottle of Russian salad dressing inspired corporate social responsibility image
.... Jeff called our attention to the nutrition label, and gave the team six months to provide equal transparency to consumers of Timberland’s 20m pairs of footwear. That meant sharing the footprint – in energy, other natural resources and human capital – of the product line. ...
Half of oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico spill 'may still be on sea floor' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 09:22:19 PM
.... The core of the agreement included $7. 1bn for natural resource damages, $5. ...
Time to ignore the bankers and pull up the drawbridge image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 7th of November 2015 01:36:29 PM
.... That’s particularly the case because there is little sign of the supply side of the equation turning much more supportive. Typically, too, a strong dollar is bad for natural resources prices. ...
BP engineer pleads guilty in Gulf of Mexico oil spill trial image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 6th of November 2015 04:53:05 PM
.... The core of the agreement included $7. 1bn for natural resource damages, $5. ...
You know you're consuming too much – how to stop before it consumes you too image
.... “The director of the Princeton Environmental Institute has calculated that the richest 500 million people in the world emit half the world’s fossil fuel carbon [. ] People who consume the most place the greatest demand on natural resources, and therefore cause the greatest destruction. ...

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