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One in Five Americans Expect to Die in Debt: Survey

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One in Five Americans Expect to Die in Debt: Survey

America continues to polarize into a nation of haves and have-nots when it comes to debt, according to a new CreditCards.com survey. The survey shows that the number of Americans with no debt is growing, but so is the number of indebted Americans who say they’ll never get out. More than one in five Americans [...]

Boosting Investment Towards Climate Smart Cities

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Boosting Investment Towards Climate Smart Cities

New policies and mechanisms are unlocking investment for much-needed climate-smart infrastructure in cities, according to a new report launched at Paris City Hall by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and international partners. “Your efforts enable your citizens to reduce their carbon footprint, breathe cleaner air and live more healthy lives,” Mr. Ban told mayors and [...]

Grameen Koota Welcomes Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus

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Grameen Koota Welcomes Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus

World-renowned social entrepreneur, founder of Grameen Bank, and pioneer of micro-credit, Prof. Muhammad Yunus inaugurated the new corporate office of NBFC-MFI Grameen Koota in Jayanagar, Bangalore on Saturday, September 5, 2015. Professor Yunus often referred to as father of micro credit, developed the concept which has enriched millions of poor households around the world with [...]

BJP Budget: Dhan Wapsi Budget for the Corporates

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BJP Budget: Dhan Wapsi Budget for the Corporates

Arun Jaitley, the Finance Minister of India, presented the Union Budget 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday. Like all governments in India claim, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government also believes that it’s a pro-poor Budget. However, the opposition political parties have dismissed the government claims, saying the Budget has ignored the needs [...]

What Exactly Is the Islamic State’s New Currency for the Caliphate?

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What Exactly Is the Islamic State’s New Currency for the Caliphate?

By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State (or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) has decided to produce its own currency in the form of gold, silver, and copper coins to be called Islamic Dinars. While the new currency may not be initially acceptable in other parts of the world, ISIS plans to use [...]

Meet the 55 Richest People in Africa

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Meet the 55 Richest People in Africa

Ventures Africa, an African business magazine and news service, today released its second annual ranking of Africa’s wealthiest people. ‘The Richest People in Africa’ list is a compilation of the continent’s wealthiest individuals. In 2014, Ventures Africa has tallied 55 African billionaires, with a net worth totalling $161.7 billion. This year, Africa welcomed five new [...]

Mom Goes to Kickstarter with Sweet Apple Pie Fries

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Mom Goes to Kickstarter with Sweet Apple Pie Fries

Niki Durig of Portland, Ore., has her eyes on creating a national franchise that would share her dessert and opportunity with the country. It’s Sweet Apple Pie Fries! “We take Granny Smith apples, cut them into thin slices, hand batter them, fry them, dust them in cinnamon and sugar, then serve them with whipped cream [...]

Uday Kotak from India Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

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Uday Kotak from India Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Uday Kotak, the founder and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB), was named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 at an awards ceremony held Friday in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. Uday was picked from among the 60 country finalists vying for the title from 51 countries, each of whom has already been named [...]

Starbucks Investments to Develop Future Leaders in China

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Starbucks Investments to Develop Future Leaders in China

Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) has reaffirmed Starbucks commitment to leverage the company’s combination of its employees and store footprint to deliver long-term growth through the lens of humanity. Speaking at Beijing’s iconic Great Hall of the People, founder of the Starbucks Foundation, Howard Schultz, announced [...]

Bank of Punjab in Pakistan Introduces Social Security Program

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Bank of Punjab in Pakistan Introduces Social Security Program

Financial inclusion in Pakistan got a boost Tuesday with the announcement that MasterCard and the Bank of Punjab have launched a Social Security Program to automate and streamline government disbursement, subsidy and assistance programs. This initiative is aimed at driving financial inclusion specifically in Punjab – said to be the largest province in Pakistan. Under [...]

Crowdfunding Platform Launches 100 Mamas Fund

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Crowdfunding Platform Launches 100 Mamas Fund

This Mother’s Day, Kangu.org – a philanthropic platform that enables donors to crowdfund life-saving medical services for pregnant women and newborn babies – is launching its 100 Mamas Fund. At Kangu.org, donors can contribute to the cost of critical medical services for 100 Mamas in Uganda and Nepal, on behalf of a special mom in [...]

Kathy N. Waller Elected as CFO for Coca-Cola

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Kathy N. Waller Elected as CFO for Coca-Cola

The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company elected Thursday Kathy N. Waller as executive VP and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. As announced in February, Waller, 55, is replacing Gary Fayard who is retiring after 20 years with the Company. Waller most recently served as VP, Finance and Controller. She joined the Company [...]

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