Global economy and finance
  • by Michael Lerner As the quantity of electronic waste rises globally, firms are starting to realize that recycling and "urban mining" can be profitable.Global Economy,Advanced Recovery and Recycling,China,Côte d'Ivoire,e-waste,electronics,Ericsson,India,MTN,rare earth elements,S.C. Lenny Koh,U.S.,urban mining,Michael Lerner

    A container of e-waste to be recycled. Getty Images
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    by Michael Lerner CO2 removal is in its infancy, but new discoveries and startups show enormous potential.Global Economy,Uncategorized,BCLS2015,carbon nanofibers,Center for Carbon Removal,climate change,Climeworks,coffee,CO₂,Global Thermostat,Graciela Chichilnisky,XPRIZE,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Oct 02, 2015, 4:36 PM EDT
  • (L-R): Leo Tilman, Alex Goldberg, and Daniel Fountenberry at the BCLS Business Strategy panel, 9/21/15. Photo: Michael Lerner

    Leo Tilman, Alex Goldberg, and Daniel Fountenberry discussed innovation, intermediaries, and CSR.Global Economy,Alex Goldberg,Art Kleiner,BCLS2015,Blouin Creative Leadership Summit,business strategy,Daniel Fountenberry,Innovation,Leo Tilman,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 23, 2015, 11:13 AM EDT
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    A "historic settlement" over price-fixing and limiting competition in the market for credit default swaps.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 11, 2015, 4:46 PM EDT
  • A volunteer participates in a reforestation campaign in Catequilla, Ecuador, 5/16/15. AFP PHOTO/RODRIGO BUENDIA via Getty

    Firms and countries are embracing reforestation: it draws CO2 out of the atmosphere, and boosts jobs and health. Global Economy,Australia,BioCarbon Engineering,Brazil,Carbon Neutral,China,Deforestation,Desertification,evo3,Great Green Wall,Philippines,REDD+,Reforestation,The Eden Projects,Timberland,United Nations Billion Tree Campaign,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 04, 2015, 4:34 PM EDT