The world’s biggest brands have a garbage problem. This man can help

The world’s largest consumer goods companies have a big problem: The plastic waste that piles up in landfills and oceans has their corporate logos all over it. But Szaky is no stranger to risk. Can one man bring back reusable packaging? Durable packaging fell out of fashion decades ago, when cheap, disposable plastics replaced glass…

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Ivanka Trump returns to her role as diplomat at UNGA

(CNN)Ivanka Trump began her week at the United Nations with a diplomatic apology. On Monday, Trump outlined the initiative’s three pillars, explained the five areas of law impacting women in global economies, and touted some early successes advancing women’s rights in Cote d’Ivoire, where she visited in April. She spoke in platitudes, using the phrases…

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From bob cuts to Bond films, the Bauhaus legacy lives on

Shut down by the Nazis after a fleeting existence, the art school continues to inform pop culture A friend of mine, the artist David Batchelor, had an exhibition in Edinburgh this summer called My Own Private Bauhaus. His title made me smile. I liked how it plays off the centenary of the school The Wire…

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Less debt, better prospects: Why students work

“I understood more of what was happening in court, and I appreciated my work placements more,” she says. “I took every opportunity that I could to sit in court.” Hira completed her law studies this summer and now works as an advocate in Bristol. “When I left school I made a pact that to say…

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The young brothers who signed up Andy Murray

Image copyright Ross Woodhall Image caption Castore now sells across more than 50 countries Brought up on the Wirral, across the River Mersey from Liverpool, both Tom and Phil were were both very good at football. Tom played youth football for local club Tranmere Rovers from the age of eight, while Phil spent time in…

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RBS is first UK big four bank to be led by a woman

However, Ms Rose is the only woman so far to lead one of the UK’s four biggest banks, which are RBS, Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays and HSBC. It also means that two of the most senior roles at RBS will be held by women, after Katie Murray was promoted to chief financial officer earlier this…

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‘A giant question mark’: can WeWork’s Adam Neumann reassure investors?

The space-sharing firms value has been cut from $47bn to as low as $15bn ahead of its IPO a major dent as its co-founder tries to sell the vision of we We dedicate this to the power of We greater than any one of us, but inside each of us, proclaims the prospectus for office-sharing…

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Ivanka Trump Tweeted About Something Totally Different During The Democratic Debate

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images News/Getty Images Ivanka Trump’s Tweet During The Sept. 12 Democratic Debate Went In A Totally Different Direction By Shelby Black Sept 13, 2019 It’s safe to say that nearly everyone is tuning into the September Democratic presidential debate, but one member of the first family is apparently choosing a different way to…

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Jack Ma retires from Alibaba as he turns 55. What comes next?

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Jack Ma, the billionaire who ushered e-commerce into China, is officially stepping down as Alibaba’s executive chairman on Tuesday. He’s celebrating his retirement with a big bash at an Olympic-sized stadium in the company’s hometown of Hangzhou. Ma said that gender equality is one of the most-important issues in the 21st century,…

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Barack Obama Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States. Mother: Stanley Ann (Dunham) Obama Soetoro, anthropologist Marriage: Michelle (Robinson) Obama (October 3, 1992-present) Children: Natasha (Sasha) and Malia Education: Columbia University, B.A., 1983, Harvard University, J.D., 1991 Religion: Christian Other Facts:The name Barack means “one who is blessed”…

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