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Sweden Is Shifting to a 6-Hour Work Day
Business  (tags: business, environment, productivity, working hours, society, Swedenhumans, research )

- 1 day ago -
While impressions of staff being happier and full of energy aren't exactly scientific basis for declaring 6-hour work days as "better" than the 8.7-hour work day, we do have evidence that what we're doing right now isn't working.
French Company That Once Threatened to Boycott Israel Invests $17 Million in Israeli Startup
Business  (tags: France, Orange, Israel, start up, business, corporate, finance, GoodNews, investing, investments, society )

- 8 days ago -
Orange, the French telecom giant that earlier this year threatened to end its business ties with Israel, has announced that it is investing in an Israeli startup
San Fran Cable~Cutting Possible Terror Dry Run
Business  (tags: electricity, terrorists, terrorism, Islam, Muslims, americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, society )

- 17 days ago -
The seriousness with which the FBI and AT&T are treating the severing of fiber-optic communications cables in the San Francisco area indicates the sabotage could have been a dry run for a terrorist attack. This according to a leading homeland security
Warming Casts Shadow Over Oil Leasing on Public Lands
Business  (tags: Greenhouse Gases, Impacts, Trends, Projections, Climate, Business, Policy, Energy, Fossil Fuels, Renewable Energy, Solutions, Landscapes, Society, United States, West )

- 19 days ago -
U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz said in an August news conference that the administration wants to keep the land available for oil and gas leasing and development to bolster U.S. energy independence and reduce oil imports.
Now ThereâEUR(TM)s Housing for the Homeless Built in a Factory
Business  (tags: children, ethics, culture, environment, family, humans, interesting, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, humans, interesting, world, americans, business, economy, environment, GoodNews, humans, investing, investments, news, society )

- 23 days ago -
The colorful 36-apartment project, which is run by the YMCA London South West, opened its doors on Tuesday.
Google Donates â,¬1 Million to Help Refugees in Need
Business  (tags: google, dconation, refugees, organizations, corporate, environment, ethics, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

- 27 days ago -
Now Google has stepped in, offering â,¬1 million ($1.1 million) to the organizations providing help to refugees. In addition to this, (the branch of the company "using innovation to tackle some of the worldâEUR(TM)s biggest challenges")
Pledge to Not Buy Gasoline From Shell for Drilling in the Artic
Business  (tags: Arctic Drilling, Shell Corporation, consumers, business, society, influence, gasoline )

- 28 days ago -
Unfortunately we couldn't stop the government from giving Shell the OK to drill in these pristine waters, and unfortunately we couldn't stop Shell from going ahead with the project, but we are consumers and we can affect their bottomline, so when you...
Why Labor Day Matters
Business  (tags: Labor Day, Ralph Nader, society, culture, americans, labor, business, consumers, economy )

- 28 days ago -
Labor Day is a time to celebrate AmericaâEUR(TM)s tradespeopleâEURothe plumbers, electricians, carpenters, painters, tailors, retail clerks and home health assistants.
Markets on Edge as Policymakers Flex Muscles
Business  (tags: business, economy, government, investing, money, news, oil, politics, society, world )

- 33 days ago -
Fresh government intervention to support China's jittery markets and bets on a more dovish stance from central bankers provided limited respite from a stock market sell-off on Wednesday as oil resumed its fall....
Members of a Canadian Indigenous Tribe Turned Down $267,000 Per Person to Allow a Pipeline to Be Built Through Their Land
Business  (tags: pipeline, petronas, prince rupert, business, corporate, economy, society, world )

- 33 days ago -
Malaysian energy giant Petronas and its partners had offered the 3,600-member band a total of $960 million to allow construction of its $30-billion-dollar Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal and Prince Rupert gas pipeline to proceed.
SIGN THE PLEDGE: DonâEUR(TM)t Buy Produce Grown With Oil Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: california produce companies, oil contaminated water, americans, business, consumers, corporate, environment, society )

- 35 days ago -
According to Mother Jones magazine, popular California produce companies, Sunview, Halos Mandarins, Trinchero, and Bee Sweet Citrus may be using toxic, oil-contaminated wastewater to grow fruits WE eat, despite the alarming health risks.
Boycott-Hit Veolia Dumps Jerusalem Rail, Completes Israel Withdrawal
Business  (tags: Veolia, BDS, Who Profits, Jerusalem light rail, illegal occupation, setllements, Mahmoud Nawajaa BNC, news, investors, society, International law )

- 36 days ago -
The Jerusalem Light Rail was designed to link Israeli settlements built in the West Bank, in violation of international law, with western Jerusalem.
Support 13.5 Million Workers: Fix Overtime Pay | Economic Policy Institute
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, society, ethics, abuse, dishonesty, labor )

- 37 days ago -
There is enough money in the corporate bucket and among the top 1 percent of earners to help move workers out of poverty. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tell Rona to Ditch Glue Traps!
Business  (tags: glue traps, RONA, peta, business, abuse )

- 39 days ago -
In 2010, Canadian hardware store giant Rona told PETA that it would no longer sell glue traps, but it has started selling them again and refuses to stop.

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