News tagged with fairness

Clean air: New paints break down nitrogen oxides

Surfaces with photo-catalytic characteristics clean the air off nitrogen oxides and other health-endangering substances. Using a new test procedure, Fraunhofer researchers can find out how the coatings behave ...

Dec 20, 2012
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Wage gap linked to customer bias

Researchers have helped solve the mystery of why white men continue to earn 25 percent more than equally well-performing women and minorities. Managers and business owners must pay a premium for white male employees because ...

Jun 03, 2009
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Brussels plans green EU farming policy

In a radical overhaul of its controversial Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the EU plans a greener, fairer farm policy by tying subsidies to environmental concerns, according to documents seen by AFP.

Oct 07, 2011
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Online shopping reaches art world

The world's first international online art fair hits the Internet this Saturday, putting contemporary art pieces worth $1 million and more just a mouse click away.

Jan 20, 2011
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Panasonic, Sanyo win EU takeover approval

(AP) -- Panasonic Corp. and Sanyo Electric Co. must sell off a European plant that makes batteries to win EU antitrust approval for the $9 billion deal creating one of the world's biggest electronics makers, the EU said ...

Sep 29, 2009
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Fairness hearing postponed for Google books deal

(AP) -- A judge noted the many objections to a $125 million deal giving Google Inc. digital rights to millions of out-of-print books as he agreed Thursday to postpone a fairness hearing so the agreement can be rewritten ...

Sep 24, 2009
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