Startups Target Millennials With Social-Investing Apps – Wall Street Journal

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Written by Dieter Holger

For millennial investors, making a social impact is a top priority

More than any previous generation, millennials are likely to invest in companies that mesh with their social and political concerns—from clean energy to gender equality …

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Oxfam criticised over Haiti sex claims – BBC

Oxfam has been severely criticised by the Charity Commission for the way it dealt with claims of serious sexual misconduct by its staff in Haiti.

The commission said there was a “culture of poor behaviour” at the charity, and issued it …

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Why The Circular Economy Will Not Fix Fashion’s Sustainability Problem – Forbes

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Written by Gulnaz Khusainova

Fashion has a sustainability problem. In 2015 the industry was responsible for the emission of 1,715 million tons of CO2. It’s about 5.4% of the 32.1 billion tons of global carbon emissions and just second after the …

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China Is Set To Become The World’s Renewable Energy Superpower, According To New Report – Forbes

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Written by Dominic Dudley

The continuing growth in renewable energy around the world is set to boost the power of China while undermining the influence of major oil exporters such as Russia and Middle East states like Saudi Arabia, according …

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Women in the healthcare industry – McKinsey & Co.

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Written by Gretchen Berlin, Lucia Darino, Megan Greenfield, and Irina Starikova

To see how the healthcare sector stacks up on gender equality, we look at employee experiences, policies, and the effectiveness of industry programs intended to promote diversity and inclusion.

How …

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Health care kiosks are bringing the doctor to work – Boston Business Journal

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Written by Jessica Bartlett

The doctor will see you now — in your office.

American Well has launched kiosks providing patients with access to virtual video doctor visits, and has recently partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to deploy …

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Third Rock Ventures Raises $770 Million Fund V – PDF Press Release

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Boston – June 6, 2019 – Third Rock Ventures, LLC announced today the closing of Third Rock
Ventures V, LP (“Fund V”), raising $770 million in an oversubscribed fund. With Fund V, the
firm will continue to execute on its strategy of …

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Merck to Acquire Tilos Therapeutics – Business Wire

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Merck Gains Portfolio of Investigational Antibodies Modulating TGFβ

KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tilos Therapeutics, a privately …

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Did Pfizer Really Hide Info About a Drug That “Could Prevent Alzheimer’s?” Not So Fast, Say Researchers – Being Patient

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Written by Jill Provost

Was The Washington Post careless in its reporting last week that Pfizer hid information that could lead to an Alzheimer’s cure? Some members of the medical community say, “yes.”

Last week, The Washington Post reported that …

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The Future of Women at Work – McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report

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The age of automation, and on the near horizon, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies offer new job opportunities and avenues for economic advancement, but women face new challenges overlaid on long-established ones. Between 40 million and 160 million women globally may …

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