The project will generate an estimated 16,170 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 4,970 typical households — while offsetting about 8,170 tons of CO2 emissions annually....More
The rankings evaluate 60 nations across 24 lists on a wide range of criteria, from sustainability to economic influence. Created to capture how nations are perceived on a global scale, the rankings are the centerpiece of a new web portal called “Best Countries,” launched on Jan. 20 at the World Economic Forum.
“Twenty years ago the most important factor in site location was the infrastructure,” says Marty Schoenthaler, ADM’s chief information officer. . “Now it’s primary about people and their skills.”...More
"Massachusetts spends more on research and development than any other region in the world, and Boston attracts a diverse, technologically-fluent workforce focused on solving challenges for the world," said Jeff Immelt, GE chairman and CEO....More
This year's stories ranged from "The Top States for Manufacturing Jobs" to "Millennials Flocking to San Antonio" and a lot in between. If you missed these stories last year here is your chance to read them.
The vision for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is a single market with a free flow of goods, capital and skilled labor, which should help the region compete with the likes of China for foreign investment....More
Obama's office dubbed the meeting, the first hosted by a U.S. president with the 10 ASEAN leaders, "unprecedented" and said it would further his aim of "rebalancing" U.S. foreign policy towards Asia....More