Search by topic:


Sort by: Governance

Governance

post-image

A universal charger to decrease waste
The European Union plans to implement legislation on a universal charger for mobile devices by the summer of 2020, to decrease electronic waste accumulated as a result of different chargers. It's not just smartphones; they insist that this universal charger be applicable for tablets, e-books, smart cameras, wearable gadgets, and a lot more. http://www.inkl.com/newsletters/morning-edition/news/european-union-votes-in-favor-of-universal-charger-for-mobile-devices?
1 February 2020 by IdeaSpies

Governance

post-image

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. Plastic waste is a particular problem. But in 2017, China severely tightened rules for taking contaminated trash.The Recycling Partnership in the US tested  a program that educates 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/ne
30 January 2020 by IdeaSpies

Governance

post-image

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
25 January 2020 by IdeaSpies

Governance

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


 
18 January 2020 by Glenn Barnes

Governance

https://www.conventioncitoyennepourleclimat.fr/)


 
18 January 2020 by Glenn Barnes

Governance

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


 
17 January 2020 by Glenn Barnes