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4 reasons why EVs are only going to get better | GreenBiz.com

A blog by Ron Mahabir of Greenbiz.
A little over a year ago, BMW delivered my 100 percent electric ActiveE. I had no idea this car would slap any trace of a midlife crisis approaching me out the door. Even my wife, who at the outset was quite skeptical, is now aggressively pushing EVs to unsuspecting [...]

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Fueling the EV revolution with IT innovation | GreenBiz.com

Vehicles outfitted with a battery, electric motor and a plug have gone from curiosities to commonplace in just a few years. Dozens of new electric vehicle models (EVs) are slated to hit markets this year and next.

Racial Diversity Efforts Ebb for Elite Careers, Analysis Finds - NYTimes.com

HOUSTON — As a partner and chief diversity officer at Thompson & Knight, Pauline Higgins was not afraid to press the issue of hiring minorities at the 126-year-old Texas law firm. But when she left in 2008, she was replaced by an associate with less influence.

MBA Salary Expectations: Sober Reckoning or Wishful Thinking? - Businessweek

New research suggests that business school applicants have ratcheted back their post-MBA salary expectations, but in the U.S. and elsewhere they may still be wildly optimistic.

Shareholder Activism, Mutual Fund Style

Mutual funds still play an important role in the development of strategic change for some companies as shown in this article about Dell.

The battle over the future of  Dell (DELL) has appeared prominently in the financial media lately. Founder and CEO Michael Dell wants to take the company private in partnership with a private equity firm, while some major shareholders oppose the deal.

Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network | Sixteen Canadian Law Firms Join Forces to Support the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network

TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - On May 22, 2013, 16 of Canada’s most well-known and respected law firms signed the Statement of Principles of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN). In signing this document the firms have agreed to work together to promote diversity and encourage a culture of inclusion not only inside the firms, but in the broader legal profession as well.

EU watchdog to tighten securitised debt rules | Reuters

European Union regulators  have proposed tighter safeguards on sales of the type of securitised debt that became untradable in the financial crisis, forcing taxpayers to rescue banks.

Leaders Discuss Changing Corporate Responsibility Pressures at BBB Forum June 4th

NEW YORK, May 20 /CSRwire/ - On June 4, 2013, the Metro New York BBB’s Education and Research Foundation will present its sixth annual BBB Forum on Corporate Responsibility at Time Inc., 1271 Avenue of the Americas, in New York City, from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM. BBB Forum attendees will gain insights from corporate leaders about business responsibility trends and megatrends, changing consumer and investor expectations and trends, new ideas about goal-setting and social impact assessment, and more. The 2013 BBB Forum is generously sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP, Popular Community Bank, NYSE Euronext, and Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey and is hosted by Time Inc.

How to select a CEO for the Collaboration Economy | GreenBiz.com

Today, companies that will last understand that business is no longer about money-grabbing at any cost. Our economy is in the middle of an undeniable shift, and the corporations that will succeed need leaders who understand the necessity of collaboration.