To cut food waste, we may need to pay more for what we eat

How can we reduce food waste? Although the Swiss population are aware of the problem, they misjudge where most food waste is generated, ETH political scientists conclude. The general public support cutting food waste, even ...

Changing CEO before IPO may raise valuation

New research from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business shows that a change in leadership before a startup's initial public offering (IPO) can increase its valuation and performance.

Social good creates economic boost

As unemployment rates skyrocket around the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a world-first study has found social venture start-ups not only alleviate social problems but also are much more important for job creation ...

Nestle to invest 2bn Swiss francs in recycled plastics

Swiss food giant Nestle said Thursday it would invest 2.0 billion Swiss francs (1.8 billion euros, $2.1 billion) over five years to cut its use of virgin plastics in favour of food-grade recycled plastics.

Good connections key to startup success

The future potential of early stage startups can be assessed by their existing professional relationships, research led by a team at Queen Mary University of London suggests.

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