Stanford Social Innovation Review–Mar. 6, 2018
Katherine Fritz and Genevieve Smith of the International Center for Research on Women’s advisory practice, and Marissa Wesely, CEO of the nonprofit Win-Win Strategies, argue that advancing women’s opportunity and empowerment is equally material to corporate competitiveness and sustainability.
OpenGov Asia–8 hours ago
Assistant Commissioner Gaughan highlighted the importance of domestic as well as international partnerships, saying, “Close partnerships have been the key to this operation’s landmark success in Australia and recognition and thanks must go to our many partners in this investigation, principally the …
World Socialist Web Site–6 hours ago
The Russian presidential elections on Sunday, March 18, ended, unsurprisingly, with a victory of the incumbent President Vladimir Putin in the first round of votes. With 82 percent of the vote counted, Putin was reelected for a fourth term with 75 percent of the vote. While Western media reports have …
Wall Street Journal–16 minutes ago
Global stocks fell Monday as investors anticipated Jerome Powell’s first policy meeting at the helm of the Federal Reserve later this week. The Stoxx Europe 600 shed 0.7% in early European trade and futures pointed to a 0.5% drop for both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Bloomberg–12 hours ago
“I misspoke,” David Malpass, Treasury’s undersecretary for international affairs, told reporters in Buenos Aires on Sunday. … a day before the Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Buenos Aires, where the Trump administration’s policies to rebalance global trade in its favor will dominate the agenda.
Bloomberg–21 hours ago
2 to Zhou for more than a decade, China is signaling that it is seeking policy continuity at the central bank. Now set to retire, Zhou, 70, has steered the institution through the global financial crisis, overhauled monetary policy tools and overseen the elevation of the yuan to reserve-currency status during his …
New York Times–Mar. 17, 2018
MIAMI — Florida International University, long known as a commuter school and an engine of mobility for Greater Miami’s Cuban-Americans, has in the … who declined to comment for this article, had presented the method to the federal Transportation Department as a way to replace deficient or obsolete …
New York Times–15 hours ago
SANTIAGO, Chile — Latin American leaders braced for the worst last year as they watched President Trump take office, with his vows to protect Americans “from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies and destroying our jobs.” Then something remarkable happened.
Wall Street Journal–10 hours ago
Choe Kang Il, a senior North Korean diplomat handling North American affairs, is seen at the Beijing Capital International Airport on Sunday. … But the country has served a neutral role in international relations since the end of World War II, acting as a broker between the West and the Soviet bloc during the …
The Conversation CA–13 hours ago
Most Canadians think of World Water Day as just another international event on the calendar — when water becomes newsworthy for one day in March, on the 22nd. Yet we would be hard-pressed to go without water for just a few hours, let alone one whole day. Depriving ourselves of water even for a short …