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New technologies like wind farms and photovoltaics (solar power) are vital in the global endeavor to reduce CO2 emissions and slow down the rate of climate change. Allianz Capital Partners has invested a proportion of the life insurance premiums it receives into wind farms in Germany, Italy and France. Investments such as these not only help combat climate change, but are also seen to be sound long-term investments from a financial point of view. By the end of 2008, Allianz Specialized Investments had acquired a wind farm portfolio with an overall capacity of over 240 megawatts, enough to power 200,000 households for a year. In ...
It Takes A Lot Of Green To Be Green | CR News Reports(c)
” and not from what we, the Mediums may think, reason, guess, analyze or anticipate from probabilities or trends. These predictions are not based in conspiracy theories or come from a doomsayer’s slant. We provide Survival News Predictions to help you overcome any fear of the future you may have and empower you to prepare for what’s coming… Technology helped fuel the economic boom of the 1990’s.  Then came the bust and technology took the blame for starting the recession in the early 2000’s.  Wall Street caused the recession this time, so why do people keep saying that technology can be counted on to ... market research, surveys and trends
Investing In The Latest Technologies? Tesla Motors IPO « The ...
which was founded in 2003, increased more than 40% as investors bet that electric cars would define the future of the auto industry.  It’s initial public offering (IPO) was impressive, considering the weakness and recent volatility in the broader stock markets. Tesla’s closing share price was $23.89 after opening at $17.00.  The company’s market capitalization increased to $2.22 billion USD overnight, compared to its $1.6 billion USD market cap before the IPO. It was the first initial public offering by an American automaker since Ford’s debut in 1956. Their IPO comes at a time when interest in electric ... market research, surveys and trends


Investing in Technology for Competitive Advantage / Arthur ...
No single factor looms with more uncertainty or greater complexity for investors in the hospitality sector than how the industry can best make technology investments to gain competitive advantage. Technology is a big ticket item in terms of costs, and the amounts investors are being called to finance are growing. And if the industry plans to keep on top of new advances, it will cost even more. Indeed, some hospitality companies have invested unprecedented sums in technology while others continue to face the challenge of persuading hesitant third-party owners of the merits of such investment. These and other factors pose ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Temasek Invests in Chesapeake, Spends $1.2 Billion on Resources ...
May 12 (Bloomberg) -- Temasek Holdings Pte’s $500 million investment in Chesapeake Energy Corp. caps more than $1.2 billion the Singapore state-owned company has spent on energy and resources from the U.S. to India in the past six months. Temasek bought $500 million of convertible preferred shares of Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake, while Hopu Investment Management Co., a private-equity fund backed by the investment firm, purchased an additional $100 million on similar terms, Temasek said an e-mailed statement yesterday. The Singapore company is making forays into resources as Asian demand increases. Temasek is “very ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Going Mobile
When Kathleen Cooper, a Sturbridge real estate agent with JCKC Realty-Keller Williams, is showing houses to potential home buyers, she doesn’t just show them glossy pictures of homes in magazines. She uses her Apple iPad. Cooper creates a slideshow that includes photos, past sales she has completed, market statistics about the area and even customized notes for the buyer. “It saves a lot of paper, plus it gets that ‘Wow’ effect,” Cooper said. But figuring out how mobile devices and smart phones fit into a business isn’t just for high-tech firms. Smart phone sales are on track to outpace PC ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Fears over state plans to improve business funding
It has emerged that some of the flagship public venture capital funds are either shifting their focus to backing established companies or have been scaled back. The news coincides with the expected launch this week of a joint Treasury and Business Department consultation on reforms to business finance, which will include potential bank lending targets to small companies, ideas for a new loan guarantee scheme and tax incentives to encourage private investors to provide equity finance to growing businesses. However, leading private investors – often called "business angels" – have told ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Investing in Technology: The Learning Return - Learning Return
What the Research Says. The overriding message from most current research on computer-based technology in K-12 education is that technology is a means, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Investing in School Technology: Strategies to Meet the Funding ...
In his State of the Union address on January 23, 1996, President Clinton challenged Congress and the American public to commit the resources necessary to ensure all students access to high-quality technology and the information superhighway: Our ... challenge is to provide Americans with the educational opportunities we'll all need for [the 21st] century. In our schools, every classroom in America must be connected to the information superhighway with computers and good software and well-trained teachers. We are working with the telecommunications industry, educators, and parents to connect ... every classroom and every ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Throughout the entire State of Wisconsin , and especially in Northern Wisconsin , there is a lack of equity capital for early stage start-up companies and entrepreneurs, particularly for technology ventures that present great opportunities for developing high paying jobs.   A disconnect between investors capable of providing equity capital and those interested in pursuing equity capital further exacerbates the problem, but this problem also presents an untapped opportunity. Economic Development Strategies The Chippewa Valley region sought to engage ...
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Are Law Firms Investing in Technology This Year? | LinkedIn ...
Our Managed IT service provider Alteritech is polling the legal industry on their outlook for technology investments being made this year and into early 2011. Participants will receive a copy of the survey results as well as be entered to win one of five $100 Barnes and Noble gift card. Take the 2 minute survey here: posted 21 days ago in Property Law , Corporate Law | Closed Share This There are no answers to this question.
Top 10 Technology Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask
You don't have a lot of technology resources inside your company. In fact, just getting your office printer to work all the time seems like a monumental challenge. Investing in technology, whether it's new software or hardware means dealing with a lot of stuff that just may not work like you expected. But it's the 21st century and the days of index cards, one-write systems and 2 martini lunches are long gone. You need technology to get things done. So before investing in the latest-and-greatest-whiz-bang-gotta-have gadget that promises to turn your entire business into a financial powerhouse, here's a few ...