How easy it is to take our electrified world for granted. Right now about 1.2 billion people or about 20% of the global population live without access to electricity. These people can’t read at night, or power their phones to communicate or conduct crucial e-commerce. What if that 20% could access energy, though? How transformative could that be for those 1.2 billion lives? But wait, would that mean a corresponding 20% hike in greenhouse gas emissions? Not if our guest this week is able to make his vision real.
They say actions speak louder than words, but words are pretty important, too. This week and next on Sea Change Radio, we welcome George Lakoff, the prolific author and longtime professor of cognitive linguistics from UC Berkeley. He discusses the significant concept of linguistic framing and how it relates to both progressives and conservatives.
Students solve real world business issues and build skills at leading edge accounting competition
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) WILTON, Conn. - April 20, 2011 - A team of accounting students from the University of California, Berkeley took top honors at the 16th annual National Student Case Study Seminar, sponsored by the Deloitte Foundation, the not-for-profit arm of Deloitte LLP. Competing in Scottsdale, Ariz.