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EU adds sustainability to corporate reporting rules


  • Environmental Leader

Large, publicly traded companies in Europe now will have to include sustainability in their annual financial reports. The new law passed by the European Parliament goes into effect in 2017. About 2,5… Read More

How Facebook developed its hacker ethos


  • First Round Capital

Founders are the predominant influence on a startup's culture, according to Molly Graham, who helped to develop Facebook's identity as a place for hackers. "Companies tend to reflect everything about … Read More

Home builder sentiment inches up in April, but still low


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)
  • USA Today

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose from 46 in March to 47 in April, showing that the home builder sentiment on single-family housing was basically flat. A … Read More

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