Putting social innovation and entrepreneurship on the business agenda
John Elkington's work advising businesses on sustainable strategies has earned him numerous accolades including the Dean of Corporate Social Responsibility by BusinessWeek in 2004. Here, he discusses social innovation and entrepreneurship and its potential to become an increasing part of companies' agendas.
Carbon leakage: EU cap-and-trade rules could do more harm than good
Despite its good intentions, the next phase of EU emissions trading scheme (to be implemented in 2013) could end up doing more harm than good, both to the global environment and to European industries that must comply with the rules, says David Drake, a PhD candidate in Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD.
Episode 85 - Windows Azure, Windows 8, and MVC 4 Demos | Windows Azure Cloud Cover Show In this episode Nick and Nate review the samples, blog posts, and tutorials that have been released for Windows Azure since the June release. Nick demos his newest Windows 8 + Windows Azure sample that uses
In this episode Nick and Nate review the samples, blog posts, and tutorials that have been released for Windows Azure since the June release. Nick demos his newest Windows 8 + Windows Azure sample that uses
Some of our students using Pasaporte at Newcastle University
Some of our students using Pasaporte at Newcastle University.
Campaña para la prevención de los efectos del calor
Este video es una campaña del Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo. El anuncio da consejos para actuar contra el calor. (.25)
331 GG "Pet" or "Petted"? Troublesome Past Tenses
Some verbs are becoming strangely irregular.
VUCast: Through the Wormhole
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Vanderbilt goes “through the wormhole” How voters are getting their say on political attack ads From the desert to the dugout… Who ya with?
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for August 17, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for Aug. 13-17, 2012.
ISS Update - Aug. 9, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 9, 2012.
Space Campers Speak With Astronaut Mike Fossum
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with students at a space camp at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (Camp KSC) in Florida. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://
Smokey Visits Station Flight Control Room
Smokey Bear celebrated his 68th birthday with a special visit to the International Space Station Flight Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston. On May 14, Smokey went where no bear had gone before when Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and the Expedition 31 crew chose a plush Smokey doll to be the team's launch mascot.
Breakingviews: A future for foreigners at Chinese banks?
Aug. 9 - With Chinese lenders wanting to build business abroad, and Western bankers hungry for mainland jobs, it seemed like an ideal match. But some expats are finding out the grass in China isn't so green.
China's murder trial of the decade kicks off
Aug. 9 - The trial of Gu Kailai, wife of purged politician Bo Xilai, began today. Experts expect a guilty verdict in a speedy trial that has shown little signs of judicial independence.
London sets its sights on post-Olympic stock market gold
Aug. 9 - Recent history shows that the stock market of Olympic Games host nations consistently outperforms the world average the calendar year after the event. Can Britain's FTSE continue this trend in 2013?
Breakingviews: Safe havens looking riskier
Aug. 9 - A euro rally and rising yields on U.S. treasuries suggest the downside for safe havens is growing, and riskier assets look like the better bet, says Reuters Breakingviews' Robert Cole.
Market Pulse: The 5-year crisis surprise winners and losers
Aug. 9 - It's 5 years to the day the world financial crisis really erupted. How have financial assets performed in that time? Some obvious ones - gold soared, Greek stocks collapsed - but some surprises too.
U.S. Morning Call: Knight's losses could have been worse-WSJ
Aug. 9 - Knight Capital held about $7 billion of stocks at one point on Wednesday last week when its software broke down, revealing Knight's problems could have been much worse.
Holiday hiring expected to fall
Nov 4 - FedEx, Toys R Us, and Best Buy, among others, are adding temporary workers to help during the busy holiday season, but some companies are planning to hire fewer temporary employees than in the past. Jill Bennett reports.