Author: Derek Markham

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Be Prepared: Energy-Efficient Emergency Lighting

Most organizations and businesses spend a lot of time and money figuring out how to get more people into their buildings and stores and offices, and that makes a lot of sense, considering that their operation and continued success relies on an efficient flow of people, including both the customers and clients, as well as […]

December 2nd

Is It Solar Investment’s Time to Shine?

For years, solar investment has been viewed warily by the markets, as negative comparisons to more traditional energy sectors led to a view that solar stock was overpriced, unpredictably volatile and growing too slowly. Recently, though, that viewpoint appears to have been changing and several major fund managers are placing their faith in solar shares […]

September 19th

Low Carbon Economy Index 2014: Two Degrees of Separation

With all of the efforts being put into lowering our global greenhouse gas emissions, and increased awareness of the importance of doing so, it would be nice to hear that we’re making progress toward a low carbon economy. However, unfortunately, the gap between climate ambition and climate reality is big enough that not only are […]

September 8th

PUMP Documentary Tells the Story of America’s Addiction to Oil

Most cars and trucks these days run on gas and diesel, and while electric vehicle and alternate fuel technologies are rapidly advancing and may someday play a major part in our transportation infrastructure, for the most part, we’re all at the mercy of the oil companies that monopolize our fuel options. But according to the […]

August 25th

5 Things Even Pro Drivers Don’t Know About Summer Driving

When you drive for a living – whether you’re making deliveries, or client meetings – money matters. But some common cash-saving ideas aren’t as hot as they seem. If driving’s your livelihood, here are some surprising facts to cut your costs this summer. 1. Country Roads Aren’t A Cost Shortcut The rush and bustle of […]

August 22nd

Corporations Need to be a Force for Good

“Organisational change expert Professor Lynda Gratton shows that it is now critical that corporations step up to play their role in the world by building inner resilience, actively anchoring themselves in their communities and supply chains, and leveraging their unique capabilities to address complex global challenges.” The full presentation, including Q & A, follows: [via […]

August 7th

The Real Definition Of Printer Efficiency

The need for efficiency is a constant in practically all aspects of our lives. We’re always looking to improve ourselves and to refine processes in business to save valuable time. We’re continually in a pursuit to maximize resources and reduce costs, to get more out of less. When shopping around for a printer, consumers usually […]

July 29th

Free Guide to Investing Available for Father’s Day

Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the well-known personal finance book Rich Dad Poor Dad, is giving away free downloads of his Guide to Investing through June 15th, in honor of Father’s Day. “Featuring real dialogue between Kiyosaki and his “rich dad” mentor from before the time Kiyosaki made his very first investment, Guide to Investing […]

June 9th