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Rejection to encourage recycling
Many countries used to send their dirtiest recycling to China, where cheap labor sorted through the mess extracting valuables and dumping the rest. But in 2017, China severely tightened rules for taking contaminated trash.The Recycling Partnership in the US tested  a program that educated citizens on what materials had value to recyclers. They found that what worked best was sending a mailing that educated residents on the rules, then following up by enforcing those rules uncompromisingly. This included putting a team of inspectors out to evaluate each recycling bin and leave Oops cards on bins they rejected for collection. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-29/the-future-of-recycling-is
30th January 2020 by IdeaSpies 1 Comments
(4 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)
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A new way to encourage women on boards
From June 30, Goldman Sachs Group Inc will only help take a company public if it has at least one diverse board member, as their research shows such companies perform better after listing, The policy will apply to U.S. and European companies and will increase over time, with the bank requiring two diverse board members starting in June 2021. The focus is on encouraging women candidates. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-goldman-sachs-ipo-diversity-idUSKBN1ZM2MK
25th January 2020 by IdeaSpies 1 Comments
(7 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-29/political-convicts-chartists-made-australian-democracy/11520622

 
18th January 2020 by Glenn Barnes 2 Comments
(7 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)

https://www.conventioncitoyennepourleclimat.fr/)

 
17th January 2020 by Glenn Barnes 0 Comments
(7 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-51111796

 
17th January 2020 by Glenn Barnes 4 Comments
(9 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)
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A FOCUS ON the FACTS and not Political Power Plays CAN MOVE AUSTRALIA FORWARD
Yet again we are seeing political manoeuvring and power plays overtaking common sense as the dialogue develops on how to learn th
16th January 2020 by Glenn Barnes 1 Comments
(7 vote(s), average 5 out of 5)