Recession good for profits

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Corporate profits as a share of national income continue to break records, not despite unemployment and wage stagnation, but because of them. The economy must be a resource-based one and a system one that puts people and the Planet before profits. austerity recession greed capitalism corporate profits

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Beyond Capitalism: Not-for-Profit Business Ethos Motivates Sustainable Behaviour

Green (Living) Review

For-profit capitalism has created social and economic inequality; successful not-for-profit businesses including Mozilla and the Big Issue point to an alternative path At the heart of the failing capitalist system is the “for-profit” ethic.

Das bornierte Streben nach Profit

Green (Living) Review

Die Krise ist nicht vorbei, sie ist systemisch. Wettbewerb verursacht Stress. Das Band zwischen Wohlstand und Wachstum ist gerissen. Auch grne Lebensstile reichen nicht aus. Angriff auf den Wohlfhlkapitalismus.

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Prisons profit from exploiting life and labour

Eccorazzi

And the prisons, often privately owned, profit. Inmates still make far below minimum wage and prisons are host to slaughterhouses and dairy farms where meat and milk are sourced out for a profit.

The True Cost of Profit: A Conversation with Stefan Molyneux.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) eco environmental fashion industry green labor planet profit social injustice stefan molyneux trade world

THE MOST PROFITABLE PLANTS IN YOUR VEGETABLE GARDEN

Green (Living) Review

Many vegetables can be expensive to purchase by growing the most expensive vegetables in your garden and buying the least inexpensive vegetables at your grocery store you can easily help drop your food budget.

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Profitable New Year’s Resolution: Build Wealth as you Live More Sustainably

Living Green & Saving Energy

My New Year’s wish for everyone is to be healthier, greener, and wealthier in 2015.

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Profit opportunity in the UNC system

Environmental Economics

While the state university system reduces quality with severe budget cuts imposed by the legislature with numerous political and programmitic constrains imposed by several layers of central authority, more nimble private universities see a profit opportunity : Northeastern University of Boston is officially laying down stakes in Charlotte today smack in the middle of the city at Trade and Tryon streets.

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Record profits for British Gas

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Centrica, the parent company of British Gas has announced record profits for its British Gas operations of £742 million for last year with pre-tax profits for the company were £2.8 billion, with operating profits up by 29%. They said their profit had been made in a difficult market with rising wholesale energy prices, with prices in the UK around 40% higher in 2011 than they were in 2010.

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Free labor for for-profit journals just got nuttier

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: I just noticed that the EVISE system, Elsevier has recently introduced as a new online editorial system for [journal], has sent you about 6 automated reminders to complete your review for [journal]. I deeply apologize for this technical mistake that I immediately reported to our technical support staff at Elsevier. In addition, we have been asking Elsevier to stop threatening reviewers of denying access to the submission if review time exceeds a certain time limit.

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How to Make Your Business Greener and More Profitable

Living Green & Saving Energy

One goal for this site is to help people and businesses conserve energy and resources, creating greener businesses that are also more profitable. For some businesses, only the “more profitable” part of that goal carries any weight, and that is fine with me, as it still leads to conservation and greener behavior.

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Keeping Orcas Captive for Profit Now Banned in Ontario

Eccorazzi

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For-Profit Education Firm Kaplan Is 14th Company to Dump ALEC.

PR Watch

For-Profit Education Firm Kaplan Is 14th Company to Dump ALEC. ALEC bills also divert public funds into private charter schools or for-profit internet schools. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code.

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The Non-Profit Yoga Studio: The American Dream with a Twist.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Yoga Charlottesville Common Ground Healing Arts connection economic inequality Economics of Yoga equality Non-profit Yoga Studios virginia yoga in americaYoga at its most basic is moving beyond the limitation of individual consciousness and into universal consciousness so there’s this idea of expansion—expanding one’s experience, expanding one’s.

Why The Profit-Centered Paradigm Doesn’t (Really) Work. ~ lektje Stephens

Elephant Journal

Why do we continue to maintain a system that harms all of us, our planet, and threatens the very survival of our species?

Clever, this completely solves the free labor for for-profit journals problem

Environmental Economics

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Gas taxes and profit per gallon are noncomparable

Environmental Economics

How does that compare to oil company industry profits per gallon? it made an average profit of 7 cents per gallon during the first quarter of 2011.  We teach our students that: Low profits per unit is a good thing, indicating a competitive market. Given these points, Exxon Mobil's comparison of taxes vs profit per unit is almost meaningless.

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Off-topic post: How dare you call us profitable!

Environmental Economics

  But, on the bright side, Forbes is claiming that the Astros are on pace to have one of the most profitable seasons in baseball history. According to Dan Alexander of Forbes , the franchise is the most profitable in MLB history. result, the conclusion about the Astros operational profit is. How dare you call us profitable!  First a little background for those who don't follow Major League Baseball (why don't you?):

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SeaWorld Spends 0.0006% of Profits on Orca Rescue and Rehab

Eccorazzi

Read More The post SeaWorld Spends 0.0006% of Profits on Orca Rescue and Rehab appeared first on Ecorazzi. In the wake of "Blackfish," SeaWorld has come under the scrutiny of the world and has faced enormous damages to both its financial standing and reputation.

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Farm profits off of “Wheelz the Bunny”

Eccorazzi

Encouraged by the attention, the couple began to crowdfund for a children’s book about Wheelz, and it looked like a huge profit would be coming their way. Wheelz the bunny passed away yesterday. Sadly, this was his fate from the start. I’ll back up a bit. Overlook Acres is located in Amsterdam, New York, and is a meat producing farm. This includes rabbits, rabbits like Wheelz, who was apparently found in the frigid temperatures that had killed multiple litters that “belong” to the farm.

How to Love Someone who works in an Emergency Assistance or Non-Profit Career during the Holidays.

Elephant Journal

Adult/NFS Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) awareness communication compassion emergency emotional support family friendship happiness holding space holidays humanity life listening love non-profit relationships supportAs someone who works in this field, I'd like to offer some suggestions on how others can help.

Study determines “beef animals” produce more profit if killed faster

Eccorazzi

In the ongoing exploitation of animals, profit is the bottom line. Farmers Weekly reports that researchers at SRUC in Edinburgh have found that reducing the age of cows to 12 months at their time of slaughter could hike up farm profits.

How to Love Someone who works in an Emergency Assistance or Non-Profit Career during the Holidays.

Elephant Journal

Adult/NFS Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) awareness communication compassion emergency emotional support family friendship happiness holding space holidays humanity life listening love non-profit relationships supportAs someone who works in this field, I'd like to offer some suggestions on how others can help.

Solar Financing Finally Reaches Colorado Non-Profits

Green (Living) Review

LOUISVILLE, CO, January 2010 – Solar financing for non-profits and faith communities is often hard to find in these tough economic times. Thanks to a new program, developed by Colorado-based solar integrator Bella Energy, non-profit solar financing has finally reached Colorado. The program was designed to help non-profits and faith communities make critical investments in their infrastructure while reducing the price of investing in solar by about 30 percent.

The Vanity Project NYFW: Non-profit Love Via Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

The Vanity Project works with non-profits to create fun graphic apparel “that people want to wear and people want to talk about.” Only in their first year, they’ve already partnered with over 30 non-profits, including many local New York organizations.

How to Turn Your Bike Shop into a Profit-Making Business

Icebike

Well, don’t conflate the profit potential of bike business in general with the profit potential of your independent bike shop. However, shop owners should expect an uphill battle to grow, scale, and remain profitable.

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Ricky Gervais: China Profits Not Worth Cruel Cosmetics

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Ricky Gervais: China Profits Not Worth Cruel Cosmetics appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ricky Gervais is angry that cosmetics giants, including Avon, plan to resume animal testing in order to sell in China. Animals Beauty Causes News Top News ricky gervais

Profitable “Free Range” Milk & False Claims In The Guardian

Eccorazzi

The reality is that producers have merely identified the concept of “free range” as a rather profitable one given the steady decline in milk prices over the last few years. Producers, of course, are really only interested in bumping up the price of milk in order to regain the healthier profit margins of the past. Regardless of intention, they are certainly lending a helping hand in their article to an industry that profits from public deception and false marketing.

Coffee Maker ‘Grounds and Hounds’ Shares Profits With Local Animal Shelters

Eccorazzi

is as Read More The post Coffee Maker ‘Grounds and Hounds’ Shares Profits With Local Animal Shelters appeared first on Ecorazzi. When you brew a cup of coffee from “Grounds & Hounds,” you’re not just satisfying your caffeine craving — you’re saving a dog’s life. Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. Animals Causes Eats News Top News

Power Africa or Power Oil and Gas Profits?

Sierra Club Compass

It’s a solution that will not only pad their profits, but confine millions of Africans to darkness. Slowly but surely, one of the most pressing development issues facing the international community, energy poverty, is getting the recognition it deserves.

As Israel Chemicals Profits Soar, the Dead Sea Suffers

Green Prophet

Despite these ongoing environmental issues, Israel Chemicals, owners of the Dead Sea Works, recently declared operating profits of 41 percent due to rising potash prices, according the Marker. The Dead Sea from far above: note the divided northern and “southern&# portions.

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Moby’s L.A. Vegan Restaurant Donating 100 Percent of its Profits to Charity

Eccorazzi

vegan restaurant, Little Pine, just two months ago, Moby has pledged to donate 100% of its profits to charity. Vegan Restaurant Donating 100 Percent of its Profits to Charity appeared first on Ecorazzi. Talk about generous. After opening his L.A. “Little Pine is an extension of Read More The post Moby’s L.A. Animals Causes Eats News Top News Vegan moby

Drugs companies ‘inventing diseases to boost their profits’

Eco Friendly Daily

The practice of diseasemongering by the drug industry is promoting non-existent illnesses or exaggerating minor ones for the sake of profits, according to a set of essays published by the open-access journal Public Library of Science Medicine.

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For-Profit Conservation: A New Tool to Mobilize Investment?

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new social venture, NRT-Trading, a for-profit offshoot of NRT, has been established to manage the LTM program into the future. To keep pace with our growing population, we need more food, more water, and more energy. It’s a mantra that has become near and dear to just about every sector.

New Business Model for Non-Profits Brings Solar Into Hostile Territory

Sierra Club Compass

PPAs also frequently offer a no-money-down option, which has proven a huge market driver in recent years for homes and businesses as well as non-profits. Fourteen solar panels crown the entrance to the First Congregational Christian United Church of Christ in Chesterfield, Virginia.

Drugs companies ‘inventing diseases to boost their profits’

Eco Friendly Daily

The practice of diseasemongering by the drug industry is promoting non-existent illnesses or exaggerating minor ones for the sake of profits, according to a set of essays published by the open-access journal Public Library of Science Medicine.

Non-Profit Initiates Next Stage of its Mission to Stop Greenwashing

Green (Living) Review

Two Sides is an independent, non-profit organization created to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Two Sides Urges Leading U.S. Companies to End Misleading Claims about Print and Paper (CHICAGO) March 12, 2013 – Two Sides today announced the next stage of its nationwide initiative to urge major U.S. banks, utilities and telecommunication companies to end the use of misleading marketing claims about the sustainability of print and paper.

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Why I Turned down Huge Profits to Follow My Purpose.

Elephant Journal

Change tends to hit our lives when we least expect it. Like a car crash we never see coming—two unaware drivers inexplicably tied together by shared meaning. That’s how I felt one Summer day when I was hit with an unexpected job offer. I was contacted by a corporate job recruiter, “I have a promising opportunity that fits […].

Reliance Foundry Offers Free Bike Racks to Schools and Non-Profits for Student and Community Bike Parking

Green (Living) Review

Schools, churches, campuses, and non-profit organizations can apply to receive free bike racks from Reliance Foundry in their "Take A Stand for Cycling" Campaign.

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Google Launches New Awesome Service For Non-Profits

Eccorazzi

Are you a non-profit struggling to reach donors? The search giant, which counts giving back as a cornerstone of its business strategy, recently announced a program for non-profits that helps organizations leverage tools and advertising to increase awareness and income.

Kitten Season Declared by Animal Shelters and Non-Profits

Eccorazzi

In San Clemente, CA, the non-profit Pet Project Foundation has teamed up with the local animal shelter, San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter, to cut adoption fees drastically and make it easier for families to own a cat. Candle.

Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage

Living Green & Saving Energy

Increasing Profits in Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage. agriculture saving water Increasing Profits in Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage

Non-Profit Group Works Towards Greener, Cleaner Mardi Gras

Eccorazzi

One particular non-profit group, VerdiGras, is taking it upon themselves to work towards a greener future for one of the largest carnivals around the country. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News