2020-01-23 14:20:58| Telegraph Business
2020-01-22 13:46:57| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Policymakers urged to act on climate and bridge digital divide as study shows soaring inequality is affecting millionsInequality has reached unprecedented levels, with more than 70% of the global population living in countries where the wealth gap is growing, according to a new UN report.Social and economic disparities have soared even in countries such as Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, where inequality had been falling in recent decades, found the World Social Report. Continue reading...
2020-01-21 10:00:12| Fast Company
Fresh Bowl aims to have 50 vending machines operating by the end of this year, and a total of 100 in 18 months. Less than a year after launching in New York City, Fresh Bowl, the company that offers vending machine salads and other on-the-go meals in returnable glass to hungry commuters as a way to cut down on our immense food packaging waste, has big plans to expand. Currently, there are just five kiosks in the city, but cofounder Zach Lawless says the company aims to have 50 vending machines by the end of this year, and a total of 100 in 18 months.Read Full Story
2020-01-20 21:00:35| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Study also shows global unemployment due to rise for the first time in a decade Nearly half a billion people around the world are struggling to find adequate paid work, trapping individuals in poverty and fuelling heightened levels of inequality, according to a UN report.In a study published as world leaders fly into the Swiss ski resort of Davos to voice concerns over inequality and the climate crisis, the UNs International Labour Organization (ILO) said more than 473 million people around the world lacked the employment opportunities to meet their needs. Continue reading...
2020-01-17 16:22:48| digg
This dog loves getting his teeth cleaned by his owner.