Sustainable investing is a term that refers to the growing trend of tying investment strategies to their impact on society, specifically in terms of their environmental, social, and business outcomes. At BlackRock—a financial technology (FinTech) and asset management leader—innovation is a critical part of the company culture, so when it comes to the growing prominence of sustainable investing, they aren’t just capitalizing on a trend, they’re changing the way certain seemingly “intangible” factors are accounted for in investment …
When I was 13 years old, I went to science camp. One day, I sat and listened as a scientist described what global warming was going to do to the planet—rising ocean levels, mass extinctions, devastation of populations around the world. As he spoke, I felt shock and then horror, and then realized: Someone had to do something—even if it was a small thing— and I felt compelled to be one of those “someones.”
After that, I decided that whatever career …
King & Spalding LLP, Houston
6:00 AM: Wake up. Because I keep my blackberry by my bed, I check it before I get up to see if there is anything I need to respond to immediately. I’m an addict—I know.
6:30 AM: Feed the dogs, let them out and make tea.
6:45 AM: Drink tea with my cat on my lap, and respond to e-mail and Twitter—I have three Twitter accounts: one personal, one law-related and …
Physicians and other healthcare providers are experiencing life-changing economic hardship never seen since Hippocrates walked the earth. Office waiting rooms, once full and overflowing, are all but empty. Tele-health consultations are more frequent. It remains to be seen if physicians will receive compensation from insuring agencies for telehealth visits at the same rate as office visits. Currently, most of them pay substantially less for calls vs. office appointments.
And then there was Covid-19
Daily, physicians, nurses, and other …