Most Recent Content from: Finance & Innovation

  • Article: The Biggest Companies in Asia Are Joining to Fight Slavery
    Finance & Innovation

    The Biggest Companies in Asia Are Joining to Fight Slavery

    Jan. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    They hope that a corporate-backed movement will succeed where activism failed. Read more

  • Article: China Built an Air Purifier the Size of a Skyscraper
    Finance & Innovation

    China Built an Air Purifier the Size of a Skyscraper

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 16, 2018

    It’s turning a private solution into a public amenity. Read more

  • Article: McDonald’s Is Bringing Sustainable Packaging to All 37,000 Locations
    Finance & Innovation

    McDonald’s Is Bringing Sustainable Packaging to All 37,000 Locations

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 16, 2018

    The company serves 69 million people daily. Read more

  • Article: Impact on Palestinians Could Be 'Catastrophic' if US Pulls Funding
    Finance & Innovation

    Impact on Palestinians Could Be 'Catastrophic' if US Pulls Funding

    Jan. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The consequences could be profound, widespread, dramatic." Read more

  • Article: Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty
    Finance & Innovation

    Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2018

    $11 an hour translates to roughly $22,000 a year, below the federal poverty line. Read more

  • Article: New York Is Divesting $5 Billion From Fossil Fuels
    Finance & Innovation

    New York Is Divesting $5 Billion From Fossil Fuels

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 10, 2018

    The global divestment movement is beginning to have an impact. Read more

  • Article: China Can Reduce Air Pollution By Repurposing Leftover Straw
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    China Can Reduce Air Pollution By Repurposing Leftover Straw

    Jan. 3, 2018|HP Inc.

    HP uses shipping materials made from straw to help reduce environmental and health concerns. Read more

  • Article: Luxury Jewelers Accused of Funding Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide
    Finance & Innovation

    Luxury Jewelers Accused of Funding Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017

    Activists have called on Cartier, Bulgari, and other jewelers to cut ties with mineral-rich Myanmar. Read more