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Event - Business / Economics - 11.11.2019

Business / Economics - Innovation - 08.11.2019
EPFL aims to build trust in fintechs
A new research program will combine the specialist knowledge of the Swiss Finance Institute @ EPFL with insights from the School's data scientists and digital trust experts.

Business / Economics - Administration - 08.11.2019

Environment - Business / Economics - 08.11.2019
Leading conservation scientists call for reverse to biodiversity loss with 'net positive' goals
Leading conservation scientists call for reverse to biodiversity loss with ’net positive’ goals
A group of international conservationists is urging governments across the globe to adopt a new approach to address the impact of economic development on the natural world.

Business / Economics - 07.11.2019
Banks and other financial services urged to help reduce gambling-related harm
Banks and other financial services urged to help reduce gambling-related harm
During Responsible Gambling Week [7 to 13 November], financial services organisations are being called upon to take part in a new programme which looks at how best to help people who are struggling with gambling problems.

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 06.11.2019

Environment - Business / Economics - 05.11.2019
Private Banks Should Proactively Foster Sustainable Investments
Private Banks Should Proactively Foster Sustainable Investments
Sustainable investments are on the rise, but does impact follow? The new UZH report on sustainable investing capabilities urges private banks to gear up their services to meet investor demands ' and environmental targets.

Business / Economics - 04.11.2019
Addressing nuclear proliferation needs international leadership, cooperation, Stanford's George Shultz says
Addressing nuclear proliferation needs international leadership, cooperation, Stanford’s George Shultz says
Former U.S. Secretary of State and Hoover Fellow George Shultz shares his thoughts - as a statesman and scholar - about how to address nuclear proliferation today.

Business / Economics - Innovation - 01.11.2019

Business / Economics - Administration - 31.10.2019
Does where you live really matter?
Housing costs increasingly determine where and how lower-income households live, as well as their future prospects.

Environment - Business / Economics - 30.10.2019

Innovation - Business / Economics - 30.10.2019

Business / Economics - Innovation - 30.10.2019

Career - Business / Economics - 30.10.2019

Environment - Business / Economics - 29.10.2019
Charting a course for emission-free shipping
Charting a course for emission-free shipping
On behalf of a German ship operator, a team from ETH Zurich mapped out "routes" towards emission-free shipping. To this end, they investigated shipping activities in the North and Baltic Seas as well as the infrastructure, costs of new fuels and storage options. Shipping currently accounts for around three percent of global CO2 emissions, which makes it one of the largest polluters in the transport industry alongside road and air transport.

Business / Economics - 28.10.2019

Law - Business / Economics - 25.10.2019

Business / Economics - 24.10.2019
Visitor numbers soar in Birmingham, says City-REDI report
Visitor numbers have soared in Birmingham and the West Midlands, putting the region on the brink of a “triumphant return to the world stage”, a major new report published by the University of Birmingham's City-Region Economic Development Institute (REDI) has revealed.

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 24.10.2019

Business / Economics - 22.10.2019
Nearly two-thirds of Uber riders never tip
The ridesharing company Uber added tipping more than two years ago, but how often do people actually use the feature? Less than a fifth of the time, it turns out.

Business / Economics - 17.10.2019
Shows Regulators Are Allowing Utilities Higher Returns
Small changes by regulators can have a huge impact for both consumers and companies, CMU researchers say For many years, all electric utilities in the U.S. were regulated monopolies. Although some states deregulated electricity generation over the past 20 years, electric utility companies in other states today remain monopolies.

Business / Economics - Materials Science - 11.10.2019
Using industrial waste as insulation for buildings
Using industrial waste as insulation for buildings
ETH spinoff FenX transforms industrial waste into a porous foam suitable for building insulation. Unlike other sustainable materials used for the purpose, this type of insulation is non-flammable and inexpensive to produce.

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 11.10.2019
Faculty Senate votes, listens to ASSU leaders, gets update on long-range vision
Faculty Senate votes, listens to ASSU leaders, gets update on long-range vision
During its first meeting of the academic year, the Faculty Senate approved the charge to the Ad Hoc Committee on the Stanford University Press, heard presentations from ASSU leaders and received an update on the university's long-range vision from President Marc Tessier-Lavigne.

Business / Economics - Innovation - 10.10.2019

Administration - Business / Economics - 09.10.2019

Electroengineering - Business / Economics - 07.10.2019
Built-in expiry date
Whether mobile phone or automatic toilets - electronic devices are becoming increasingly complex. And who hasn't heard stories of devices that fail precisely after the warranty has expired?

Business / Economics - Social Sciences - 07.10.2019
Millions struggling to pay council tax and other essential bills, says new Financial Inclusion Study
Poverty is rising for all groups - even those in work - according to a new financial inclusion monitor report.
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