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Companies and Sustainability

Companies and Sustainability

“Sustainability” has been a hot buzzword in corporate circles recently. CEOs use the word when describing both “green” products and services, as well as company-wide efforts at creating sustainable operations. But do companies see sustainability mainly as an image enhancer? And what do consumers think of their efforts?

According…

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Credit Defaults are at 10-Year Low

Credit Defaults are at 10-Year Low

Americans are paying their bills, and consumer credit defaults are way down, according to some new data.

S&P Dow Jones Indices and credit bureau Experian said that the national composite rate of consumer credit defaults for June was just 1.02%. This is the lowest rate recorded in…

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Tips for Child Safety while On Vacation

Tips for Child Safety while On Vacation

A trade group you’ve probably never heard of is offering some helpful tips on making sure your summer home, hotel or rental is safe for kids.

The group –called The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) – points out that dangers exist for parents who are settling into temporary living space…

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