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Government Approval Not Enough, Businesses Need Social License

But it should not be inferred that Gap enjoys similar social license for other activities, or that its social license in India is indefinite. In era of globalized awareness, best business, government practices demand local consent and social license. BP’s tragic Gulf of Mexico spill cannot be explained purely in social license terms. But social license for a drilling platform far off the coast? While a social license might seem like an intangible asset for many companies – it is an increasingly essential one. Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

Cardinal Nichols Clarifies, Dispels Media Portrayals Of Synod

After returning from the 2014 Synod on the Family, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has clarified that the meeting was focused upon reaching out to those in difficulty, rather than changing doctrine. “You may have heard or read that this Synod has been about changing the teaching of the Churc [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

Cardinal Nichols Clarifies, Dispels Media Portrayals Of Synod

24, Cardinal Nichols recounted the “rich and moving experience” of taking part in the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops that was held earlier this month in Rome. Cardinal Nichols explained the synod process of working to form documents that would reflect the views of participants. “By the end I believe we got there,” he said, noting that the f [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

As we return from Disrupt London, we give you the stories you won’t want to miss from the past week (10/18-10/24). 1. Josh Constine wrote a long form piece called “Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks” about the future of Spotify and what it will take for them to win the music streaming race. 2. Columnist Jon Evans explored the conc [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

Hillary:

“Don’t let anybody tell you it’s corporations and businesses create jobs,” Clinton said to a crowd in Boston, reminding everyone of her views on spending from the past, [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

Canada Parliament gunman aimed to go to Saudi Arabia, not Syria: mother

Canada Parliament gunman aimed to go to Saudi Arabia, not Syria: motherReuters28 mins ago TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian citizen who police contend shot dead a soldier at the nation's war memorial before charging into Parliament had intended to travel to Saudi Arabia, not Syria, his mother said in a letter to a news agency published on Saturday. [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

Event Details

In recent years, three major trends have dominated the business technology landscape: “The Cloud”, Social Media and Mobile technology. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard. Are you aware of the [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

War-weary Ukraine set to pick pro-Western parliament in election

But he should have no difficulty in putting together a coalition with other partners, such as Yatseniuk's People's Front, since virtually all the leading parties are pro-European, anti-Russian and favor a united Ukraine. KIEV (Reuters) - War-weary Ukrainians are set to pick a pro-Western and nationalist-leaning parliament on Sunday that should give [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014

Election 2014: Campaign Surrogates Hit the Trail

On the Webcast Extra, with less than 2 weeks to Election Day top campaign surrogates like Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin and Michelle Obama are hitting the trail. What's the motivation for these campaign appearances? Some like Sen. Rand Paul, who has a large libertarian following, could be broadening his appeal with Republican voters, says CNBC's Joh [...] Read more ...

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26 Oct 2014