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Saudi Arabia Crack Down on Corruption Amongst High Profile Figures

Over the last couple of classes we have discussed important topics including the importance of impacting the political environment, global business and sustainable development, and managing for sustainability. Lucky for us as a class of students learning there is a news story developing right now that incorporates these topics in ...

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Google Docs Glitch That Locked Out Users Underscores Privacy Concerns

Posted By: Sarah Xiruo Xu, Nov. 6, 2017 Are you using Google Docs to store and share your important files with your friends or colleagues? Be careful, you may be blocked from accessing to your files! Last week, a false red flag in Google Docs locked users out of their ...

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Crossroad for Car Makers

Posted By: Sarah Xiruo Xu, Oct. 1, 2017 Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which entered into effect on November 4, 2016, facilitates a more environmental ethical world toward intergenerational fairness and intra-generational fairness. This drives a fundamental change for global car business with sales of passenger cars are forecasted to hit ...

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Globalization: Friend or Foe?

by: Courtney Steininger As a student of the humanities, I am constantly forced to reckon with the fact that we live in a post-colonial world. While we may no longer live under imperial rule, it is a fact that between 1492 and 1914, Europeans conquered 84% of the globe (Hoffman, ...

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AI is today not tomorrow

The idea of AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been growing more and more than ever. Over 1.9 million people use Amazon’s smart “Alexa”, a form of AI, everyday which uses and has over 5,000 skills growing daily. We often see advancement’s in AI in everyday media, but it is coming sooner ...

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Foster Parents: Employees or Volunteers?

Foster care. A term that we hear far too often and have become far too complacent with. When thinking about this term, the first thing that comes to mind are the children in the foster care system. The second thing that comes to mind are the foster parents and how ...

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The Environmental Cost of Fast Fashion

Clothing companies are increasingly designing their manufacturing processes to cater to consumers’ growing tastes for fast, fashionable and cheap apparel. Brands such as Zara and H&M have triumphed in this fast fashion industry in which the design and manufacturing process for clothing can take less than one week. Fast fashion ...

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Shareholders Call for CEO Pay Cut

32 million- that was the salary of Reckitt Benckiser CEO Rakesh Kapoor at the end of 2015, according to a March 31st article in the Financial Times. This startling figure has raised concerns regarding the fairness of executive compensation and the potential influence of company shareholders and the board of ...

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Lucid Dreaming?

Could a startup could edge its way into direct competition with Tesla? As reported in Business Insider this week, Lucid Motors is a startup company that is seeking to compete directly with Tesla, which is actually staffed by former Tesla engineers. Peter Rawlinson, who was the chief engineer of Tesla’s Model ...

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