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Global Data on Water Utilities Reveals Sector Growth but Bottlenecks in Wastewater Service Delivery
10/23/2014 3:48:43 PM
While water utilities around the world are able to provide water services to more people than previous years, the financial crises of 2008 and 2010 hampered utilities’ development and delivery of improved wastewater services, especially in poor urban areas, according to a report from the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), part of the World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice …
IDB supports program in Chile to improve public services
10/23/2014 3:03:03 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $48 million loan to finance a program that will help improve management of services that the Chilean government provides to its citizens. The Program to Improve Public Management and Citizen Services will promote enhancement of the effectiveness and efficiency of agencies that oversee and supply services to citizens, …
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy, An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
10/23/2014 6:00:00 AM
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy , An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More DayBest Selling Author, Antonio Filippone, presents his new book “ Financial Planning for the Not Yet Wealthy ”.  Conquer debt forever, never lose money again, and stop putting money in the wrong places. This easy to follow guide talks about money without the technical jargon and will …
Mu Sigma Launches muUniverse™, A New Platform to Automate Aspects of Dynamic Thinking at Fortune 500 Companies
10/22/2014 3:41:37 PM
Mu Sigma , the world’s largest private decision sciences and big data analytics company, today announces the launch of muUniverse™, a new product that serves as a Google Maps for decisions that helps leaders choose the right path. By bringing technologies, people and methodologies together under one roof, muUniverse is designed to give decision makers at Fortune 500 companies …
JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $600,000 to Help Curtail West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak
10/22/2014 12:54:04 PM
JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced up to $600,000 in donations from its foundation and employees to help curtail the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Grants totaling $300,000 from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will support the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) - two leading organizations dedicated to helping control the …
Boston area executives in transition finding new jobs fastest in four years
10/22/2014 11:46:32 AM
Boston area managers and executives are finding new jobs in the shortest amount of time in four years, according to ClearRock Inc . , a leadership development, executive coaching and outplacement firm headquartered in Boston.   Through the first 9 months of 2014, January through September, Greater Boston area managers and executives in a career transition found new jobs …
World Bank - Microsoft Regional Grant competition for young Coders announces winners in Bangladesh and Nepal
10/21/2014 5:43:06 PM
The World Bank and Microsoft together today held the final round of the regional grant competition ‘Coding your way to opportunity” and announced the winners from Bangladesh and Nepal.  The winners received from US $ 15,000 – US $ 20,000 each to implement innovative ideas that will expand coding knowledge among the youth, helping them to secure and create gainful …
Chayora to host China briefing at London Finance and Investment Forum
10/21/2014 3:59:09 AM
Leading infrastructure developer Chayora, based in Hong Kong with a primary focus on building Data Centre platforms in China has been announced as the host of a new breakfast briefing taking place at the 8th Finance and Investment Forum which takes place in London 22 January 2015.   Chayora enables international online companies to effectively access the vast and rapidly …
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy Is Now Free on Amazon for the Next 5 Days
10/20/2014 6:00:00 AM
Best Selling Author, Antonio Filippone, presents his new book “ Financial Planning for the Not Yet Wealthy ”.  Conquer debt forever, never lose money again, and stop putting money in the wrong places. This easy to follow guide talks about money without the technical jargon and will help you develop a realistic plan to build wealth for you and your family without having to …
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (10/20/2014)
10/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
Author, Antonio Filippone, presents his new book “ Financial Planning for the Not Yet Wealthy ”.  Conquer debt forever, never lose money again, and stop putting money in the wrong places. This easy to follow guide talks about money without the technical jargon and will help you develop a realistic plan to build wealth for you and your family without having to change your …
Dragalin Joins Janney; Bank Funding and Investor Solutions Group Expands
10/17/2014 6:28:57 PM
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and capital markets firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA,announced today that Matt Dragal in joined the firm as Vice President in the Janney Bank Funding and Investor Solutions Group. Prior to joining Janney, he was with the Barclays Capital Inc. Investor Solutions Group. “We are …
First-ever bootcamp for clean tech enterprises in Vietnam yields first generation of graduates
10/17/2014 10:14:25 AM
This week 24 innovative clean-tech startups graduated from Vietnam’s first-ever Clean Tech Bootcamp. This program helps small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) develop and bring to market innovative clean-energy and energy-efficiency solutions and adaptation technologies in the areas of transportation, agribusiness, and water management. The initiative was developed by …
Quantrax Debt Collection Platform RMEx Announce Version 4.1
10/17/2014 9:19:19 AM
Quantrax Corporation has announced the availability of Version 4.1 of its debt collection platform RMEx . In an industry that is clearly struggling to reinvent itself under pressure from new legislation and compliance requirements, Quantrax’s steady technology investments have given them a distinct advantage compared to their competition. Their CEO Ranjan Dharmaraja …
CEO quarterly videos another tool for member education
CEO quarterly videos another tool for member education
10/16/2014 2:53:12 PM
To enhance member education efforts, Charlotte Cash, president/CEO of CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union, is engaging members by producing quarterly videos on various subjects of financial interest to members.   “When I first came to CommonWealth One, I learned right away that the credit union’s success was based on a top level commitment to member service and member …
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for 
“Credential-less” Authentication
Yodlee Announces Support of FS-ISAC, OAuth as Standard for “Credential-less” Authentication
10/16/2014 2:49:45 PM
Today, Yodlee (NASDAQ: YDLE ) is announcing its support of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s (FS-ISAC) Aggregation Working Group and its effort to de-risk financial data aggregation, specifically by using OAuth token-based authentication technology. This technology is finally making it possible to reap all the advantages of account …
Brazilian city of Fortaleza to receive $57.9 million loan for urban transportation
10/16/2014 12:10:30 PM
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of a $57.9 million loan for the northeastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza’s urban transportation program . With 2.45 million people, Fortaleza is Brazil’s fifth largest city. It is also the country’s most densely populated urban area. Its public transportation system, which carries 1 million passengers a day, …
CommonWealth One’s Shred Days event continues to grow
CommonWealth One’s Shred Days event continues to grow
10/15/2014 2:25:33 PM
Compared to its spring Shred Days, CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union saw a 10% increase in attendance at its 2014 Fall Shred Days in Alexandria and Harrisonburg, Virginia.   The 10% increase came despite an all-day rain. Both locations were busy: 386 residents brought 15,075 pounds of documents to the Alexandria location for shredding, while 209 brought 7,060 pounds to …
IDB and PepsiCo Foundation Launch Innovative Program to Prevent Undernutrition and Obesity in Latin American Infants
10/15/2014 12:50:18 PM
Today, on the eve of World Food Day , the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the PepsiCo Foundation launched Sustained Program to Improve Nutrition (Spoon), a five-year program designed to simultaneously prevent undernutrition and reduce the risk of obesity in babies living in poor areas of Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru. Paradoxically undernutrition and obesity …
New Technology Helps Turn the Tide in Battle vs. Prescription Abandonment
10/14/2014 11:54:51 AM
PSKW, LLC, a leading provider of biopharma loyalty relationship marketing services, today announced the launch of new technology that has been proven to help reduce prescription abandonment. Easy SaveTM is the first in-pharmacy, in-workflow co-pay assistance solution with pharmacist discretion. Easy Save automatically prompts pharmacists when a particular prescription is …
Orc Smart Order Router offers high-performance order routing and rich feature set for multi-venue trading
10/14/2014 9:53:02 AM
Orc, a global leader in derivatives trading technology, today announced Orc Smart Order Router (SOR), a flexible, high-performance routing engine designed to enhance quality of execution, reach the best liquidity and reduce costs. It also enables brokers and firms to consolidate their market access infrastructure to one global vendor. Orc Smart Order Router connects any …