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Facebook – Another Moral Dilemma

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by Francis G. Coleman, CBIS (recently retired after 32 years)

A Pew Research study revealed that social media is king when it comes to the news. In the US, 72 percent of millennials read the news via their Facebook, Twitter feed, and other social networking sites. Only 21 percent of people aged 50+ do the same. The older generation predominantly consumes news via their television.

Liba Wenig Rubenstein Named Senior Vice President, Social Impact for 21st Century Fox

Shira Oberlander and Vijay Sudan Promoted to Vice President, Social Impact
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New York, NY, January 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – 21st Century Fox today named Liba Wenig Rubenstein to the role of Senior Vice President, Social Impact.  In this newly created position, she oversees the company’s expanding social impact programs, comprising a variety of initiatives that amplify to key constituents the company’s pro-social commitments and programming.

Ms. Rubenstein manages teams in New York as well as in Los Angeles, where she is based, and reports to Julie Henderson, EVP and Chief Communications Officer. 

Companies Need to Disclose More on Climate Risks, Panel Says

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Investors need more information about the risks companies face from global warming so they can fund development of the new technologies that are needed to control climate change and mitigate its effects, a task force said Wednesday.

Carney-Backed Report Urges Companies to Disclose Climate Change Effects

BoE governor and media billionaire behind proposals to better inform investors and lenders
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Originally posted in the Financial Times.

A task force led by Michael Bloomberg and backed by Mark Carney has urged companies to disclose to investors the impact of climate change on their businesses.

The governor of the Bank of England and the billionaire media owner are behind a new set of recommendations designed to give investors, lenders and insurers a better idea about how climate change will affect individual businesses.

TCFD Reaction: 'Turning Point for Climate Disclosure'

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Originally posted on Environmental Finance.

The launch of TCFD's recommendations were today hailed as a landmark moment for investors campaigning to have climate considerations integrated into mainstream reporting.

Bloomberg Celebrates 20 Years at the Center of India’s Financial Markets

Top executives are optimistic about the economy as reforms gain momentum
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

To mark our 20th year in India, Bloomberg convened four distinguished corporate and financial heavyweights at a forum to discuss the country’s financial and economic future, drawing over 400 clients from leading corporations, regional and global banks and financial institutions, and top asset managers to Mumbai on October 21st.

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