April 10, 2021

Endowments boom as [US] colleges bury earnings overseas

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By STEPHANIE SAUL From New York Times American universities are using offshore strategies to swell their coffers, skirt taxes and obscure investments that could spark campus protests. In 2006, the endowments of Indiana University and Texas Christian University invested millions of dollars in a partnership, hoping to mint riches from oil, gas and coal. The […]

Can the private sector champion green economy transitions in the Caribbean?

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From First Look A new study just published in Sustainable Development, the journal of the International Sustainable Development Research Society, finds that the a big part of building a green economy really boils down to private sector players’ core business philosophies. The UNEP defines a ‘green economy’ as one that results in improved human well-being […]