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

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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.

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

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Recession good for profits

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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

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

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

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


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

Ricky Gervais: China Profits Not Worth Cruel Cosmetics


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

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.

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.

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.

Non-Profit Group Works Towards Greener, Cleaner Mardi Gras


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

Kim Kardashian Keeps 90% of Profits from ‘Charity’ Auction


Kim Kardashian's eBay auctions may raise money for charity, but they raise a lot more for the reality star's wallet. Read More. Causes News Top News kim kardashian

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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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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Why Buying that Tempting Online Course isn’t going to Help us Live our Dreams.

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meaningful work online business courses soulpreneur turn your passion into profit yogipreneurI know. They look so promising. The smiling, successful people behind them seem to know us so well. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Work Featured Today b-school do what you love entrepreneur help others live your dream.

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


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.

Farm profits off of “Wheelz the Bunny”


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.

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


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.

Why I Turned down Huge Profits to Follow My Purpose.

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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 […].

The Happy Animals Club. {Warning: Heart-Melting Content Ahead}

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Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education animal rights animal shelter change community compassion Inspiring (Wow) non-profit rescue Children are making a positive impact in the world, and witnessing their endeavors is both exciting and inspiring!

The Dalai Lama is My Neighbor.

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Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today animal rights animals buddhism Dalai Lama Dharamsala India non-profitsTo see the Dalai Lama, to most people here in Dharamsala, is like being blessed from head to toe and into one’s next life. I envy these folks who have such faith, that attending a.

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We need to Stop thinking of how to Become Successful & start doing This instead.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems non-profit organisation Rachel Brathen save the world yoga girlInstead of wanting to be a model or a celebrity or famous or thin or beautiful or rich maybe, maybe, just maybe there are some people out there that follow my life and get inspired not to become famous but to.

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.

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.

The Billionaire’s Dilemma: How to Eradicate Poverty.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) awareness billionaires charity compassion donations economic equality equality gun violence Mark Zuckerberg non-profits poverty san bernardinoWhen will we crack the code and re-program the institution so that compassion and equality are built into the "system?".

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


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

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.

Google Launches New Awesome Service For Non-Profits


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


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.

Three Keys to Engaging Your Whole Self in a Profitable 2013.

Elephant Journal

If you’ve resolved to stop under-earning in 2013, my hat is off to you. Making that decision is huge—and I believe that you can live up to your resolution, provided you do three things. First, I have a request; as you read, sit with each of these keys and ponder what putting them into action [.]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Work Featured Today creativity mindful business self-employment small business success Uncategorize

Drugs companies ‘inventing diseases to boost their profits’

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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.

Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru?

10,000 Birds

I recently heard from Chris Kirkby, the Managing Director and Principal Investigator at Asociacion Fauna Forever , a Peruvian not-for-profit organisation based in Lima and Puerto Maldonado, about a series of bird-banding workshops being held this June and November in the rainforests of Tambopata in south-eastern Peru. home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Conservation / Want to Go Bird Banding in Amazonian Peru?

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Scantron 15th Corporation to Dump ALEC | PR Watch

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Scantron Corporation, a $200 million for-profit educational testing and online tutoring company that makes, among other things, those ubiquitous scan forms for standardized tests (please make sure you fill in the bubble completely and clearly with a #2 pencil, etc.), Skip to Main Content Area.

KnowYourPlanet attempts to turn Kenya towards solar power in a profitable fashion


In the process they also wanted to train the locals and create a solar power cottage industry in the region that can not only promote sustainable power, but also help young Kenyan boys make some profit.


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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.

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.

Prosperity Is an Inside Job.

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

Environmental Economics

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.

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.