‘Bubble barrier’ among finalists for Prince William award

‘Bubble barrier’ among finalists for Prince William award

LONDON (AP) – A bubble barrier that prevents plastic waste from reaching the ocean is one of 15 initiatives named as finalists for this year’s Earthshot Prize, a global competition aimed at finding new ways to protect the planet and tackle climate change. Prince William, the heir to the British throne, unveiled the finalists on … Read more

‘Bubble barrier’ among finalists for Prince William award

‘Bubble barrier’ among finalists for Prince William award

LONDON (AP) – A bubble barrier that prevents plastic waste from reaching the ocean is one of 15 initiatives named as finalists for this year’s Earthshot Prize, a global competition aimed at finding new ways to protect the planet and tackle climate change. Prince William, the heir to the British throne, unveiled the finalists on … Read more

High Net Worth Donors Can Amplify Impact with “Recoupable Grants”

High Net Worth Donors Can Amplify Impact with “Recoupable Grants”

Miniseries | E+ | Getty Images Anyone watching the markets this year knows it’s been a bumpy ride. But investors and the business community are not the only ones feeling it, as the financial markets have fallen sharply. With an estimated 33% of all charitable giving occurring in November and December, non-profit organizations will also … Read more

This billionaire overcame bankruptcy to become Boston’s second-richest entrepreneur | Forbes – Forbes

This billionaire overcame bankruptcy to become Boston’s second-richest entrepreneur |  Forbes – Forbes

This billionaire overcame bankruptcy to become Boston’s second-richest entrepreneur | ForbesForbes

A week in the life of a worried country

A week in the life of a worried country

Half a century ago, William F. Buckley wrote a little gem of a book called “Cruising Speed,” about a single action-packed week in his life as an editor and writer. I just had a Buckley-like week – at Purdue University in Indiana to speak to students, then back to New York to interview Henry Kissinger … Read more

Alexis Ohanian gets sports award, calls for reforms in NWSL

Alexis Ohanian gets sports award, calls for reforms in NWSL

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian called out the need for a safe work environment in the National Women’s Soccer League while receiving the Champions for Equality Award at the annual Salute to Women in Sports event on Wednesday night. The former executive chairman of Reddit is a founding investor of the newest women’s professional … Read more

How to choose the best charity strategy

How to choose the best charity strategy

Catherine Mcqueen | Moment | Getty Images It’s easy to hand over cash when a charity pulls at your heartstrings. But other giving strategies can provide a bigger tax break, financial experts say. Despite economic uncertainty, nearly 70% of Americans plan to donate a similar amount to charity in 2022 as last year, according to … Read more

Crypto Startup Saves Frankfurt’s Iconic Euro Sculpture

Crypto Startup Saves Frankfurt’s Iconic Euro Sculpture

The euro has battled countless threats to its existence over the past two decades, from debt crises to politicians hoping to tear the currency union apart. During the summer, a new risk emerged for the common currency. Not its plunge below parity with the US dollar, but the plan to dismantle an iconic blue sculpture … Read more

Toyota is softening on critics of its EV push

Toyota is softening on critics of its EV push

Toyota Motor corp. TM -1.27% wants to meet with critics who say it is behind rivals in the race for greener cars, nearly a year after the automaker pledged to spend billions of dollars to expand its electric car program. Some investors and environmental groups have said Toyota is not committed to fully electric cars, … Read more

Advocates are seeking more say in how opioid settlements are used

Advocates are seeking more say in how opioid settlements are used

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The tattoos on Billie Stafford’s hands – inspired by street art and full of references to her work helping to prevent drug-related deaths – have become an indelible memorial to the friend who inked them and the opioid crisis that killed him in April. As a panel begins to consider how … Read more