Global Economy

U.S. High School Students Compete Virtually in 2020 Euro Challenge

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As Americans and Europeans are staying home to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Euro Challenge competition, organized by the EU Delegation to the United States, has moved online. Its goal is to provide high school students nationally with an exciting opportunity to learn about the global economy, how policy-making in the EU works, and EU-U.S. economic relations, while simultaneously promoting financial literacy.

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As Americans and Europeans are staying home to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Euro Challenge competition, organized by the EU Delegation to the United States, has moved online. Its goal is to provide high school students nationally with an exciting opportunity to learn about the global economy, how policy-making in the EU works, and EU-U.S. economic relations, while simultaneously promoting financial literacy.

A Journey to Sustainable Finance

How an ecologist ended up on Wall Street
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by Suzanna Buck, Senior Impact Investment Associate at Domini Impact Investments (named to the 30 Under 30 list at The SRI Conference in Nov 2019) 

I might be the only ecologist on Wall Street, but I don’t mind. It’s exactly where I want to be: after a winding journey through field research, advocacy, and legal work, I believe changing the financial system may be the most effective solution to climate change.

What Mainstream Means for Sustainable Investing

In 2020 and Beyond
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by Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President, Dana Investment Advisors 

Ten Billion Dollars & Counting: Helping Small Businesses Globally

Darrell Esch, Vice President of Global Credit, PayPal
Blog

For more than 20 years, PayPal has been helping small business owners achieve their dreams. In the beginning, we provided marketplace sellers with a secure way to accept electronic payments from buyers. In 2013, we started pursuing another path: providing our small business owners with much needed access to capital in order to grow. So, in response, we launched PayPal Working Capital as a way to bring our merchants the financing they so desperately needed. 

All We Want is The Chance to Compete: Economic Development in Rural America

eBay Seller Bill Ingersoll on running a business in rural America and competing in the modern, global economy.
Article

In the last few years, Washington has been focusing on people like me — that is, people from economically-distressed rural America. That attention is a good thing. Rural America is in trouble. Unfortunately, the national discussion has focused on how to “save” rural America.

PayPal’s Commitment to Improving Financial Health

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PayPal is committed to using its platform to democratize financial services and improve financial health. See how PayPal is expanding its products and services to offer their customers more flexibility in how they manage their financial lives.

Learn more about social innovation at PayPal

As Tariffs Roil Markets, Brands Make Their Voices Heard

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
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The global trade wars have begun, despite a rising drumbeat of concern from companies and trade associations.
 

How Small Companies Can Compete on the World Stage

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This article was originally published to the World Economic Forum's Agenda Blog
 
Small businesses play a critical role in the global economy, contributing to economic opportunity, diversity and the overall health of our communities. If current trends continue, however, we may soon wake up in a world where many of these businesses have closed and only a few of the very largest players remain open.
 

Regenerative Capitalism Org Expands to Build Network of Regenerative Economies

Dr. Stuart Cowan joins the regenerative economic collaborative to build global network of regenerative hubs
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GREENWICH, Conn., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Capital Institute, a non-partisan collaborative dedicated to supporting the necessary transition toward a more just and regenerative economic system, is proud to welcome Dr. Stuart Cowan as the organization’s Director of Regenerative Development.

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