Archive by author: Deena TannousReturn
COP21: A Halt to  Climatic Disruption?

COP21: A Halt to Climatic Disruption?

The two-week COP21 climate conference in Paris (also known as the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change, or UNFCC) ended on Saturday 12 December with a historical and legally binding universal agreement covering 195 countries, which provides a framework for voluntary efforts to significantly reduce carbon emissions starting 2020. The purpose of this conference was to develop a binding agreement ...
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Financial Literacy Key to Ethical Decision-making

In recent years, financial literacy has been gaining the attention of a wide range of major banking and financial companies, government agencies, grass-roots consumer and community interest groups, especially following the recent financial crisis in 2008. These groups have raised their concerns about consumers lacking the basic working knowledge of financial concepts and do not have the tools they need to make sound economic decisions. Such finan...
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