Recent research finds state pension plans would be better off avoiding external asset managers when investing their assets – and would carry substantially smaller unfunded liabilities if they simply invested in a conventional index fund.
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An international study of small- to medium-sized wineries and vineyards finds that the more sustainability practices a winery has in place, the better its financial performance – and the effect is enhanced when a winery perceives significant...
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Researchers have successfully incorporated “photosensitizers” into a range of polymers, giving those materials the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light.
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A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.
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Sunflower pollen lowers pathogen infection rates and contributes to healthier bumble bee and honey bee colonies.
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Research finds asking consumers to "round up" their purchases to the nearest dollar is the best way to solicit donations.
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A recent study finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.
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Corporate social responsibility efforts may not always have the brand-building effects that companies want. Research finds a new brand can be viewed as less effective if consumers know the company donates money to good causes – though researchers...
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