From the Editor

Monday, July 29, 2013

Chinese solar panel producers have reached an agreement with the European Union to settle a months-long dispute over charges of dumping of their products on European markets. A minimum price of 56 euro cents per watt will be the base price of future imports. Any exporter who decides not to abide by it will be charged the EU’s antidumping tariff of 47.6 percent. EU solar panel producers have complained that Chinese overproduction has resulted in a flood of discounted product that undermines their domestic industry.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Two million children die worldwide before the age of five from infectious diseases like pneumonia or diarrhea. Research shows that many of these deaths could be prevented by hand washing with soap. Here's where Unilever steps up, according to a new Forbes post by Samir Singh, Global Brand VP for Personal Care.