Financial Leaders Discuss The Future Of Sustainability Financing And Investing 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Sustainability and the green finance movement is an ever-growing area of interest and importance with significant global impact. Insider’s virtual event "Financing Net-Zero," presented by IDA Ireland, takes place Thursday, May 13, 2021, at noon ET, and includes live conversations with Insider editors and leaders in the financial markets and sector. Sessions…

How The UK’s Last Piano Factory Keeps A Centuries-Old Industry Alive | Still Standing 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Over a century ago, Britain’s piano manufacturers used to be industrial giants, churning out thousands of instruments every year. But now only one factory remains. Adam Cox runs Cavendish Pianos in Yorkshire to keep this traditional art from disappearing completely. For more information, visit http://www.cavendishpianos.com/ MORE STILL STANDING VIDEOS: How One Woman…

Ohio-Based Company Manufacturing Wearable Drug Delivery Devices | Modernizing Patient Care In Ohio 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Sponsor content by JobsOhio The CEO of Enable Injections shares how his latest business venture is transforming the lives of patients who need intravenous drug delivery and how being located in Ohio has benefited the company so far. Ready to learn what Ohio can do for your business? Visit: https://www.jobsohio.com/ohio-for-leaders/ —————————————————— #Ohio…

How Whitewater Rescuers Are Trained | What It Takes 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Swiftwater rescuers must complete a rigorous training course in order to be fully prepared to rescue individuals who have fallen victim to fast-moving water. The Swiftwater Safety Institute teaches rescue agencies and river guides the skills they need to save the lives of people caught in deadly currents. We traveled to Moab,…

The World Capital Of Recycling’s “Secondhand Mall” | World Wide Waste 0 (0)

From Business Insider. ReTuna is the world’s first secondhand mall. Located next to a recycling center, the Swedish mall repurposes everything from toys to furniture. MORE WORLD WIDE WASTE STORIES: Plates Made From Pineapple Scraps Grow Edible Plants | World Wide Waste https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4u1KY9TjRu8 How Old Tires Are Turned Into Electricity | World Wide Waste https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYOrN3rupbg…

How This Surgeon And CEO Is Reshaping Telehealth 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Sponsor Content created by Insider Studios with Lenovo Meet Dr. Tran Tu Huynh: Engineer, breast cancer surgeon, and founder of OpticSurg, a telehealth startup on a mission to provide surgeons with lifesaving technology. Tu and her diverse team of experts are reshaping the future of patient care with tools like Vision Beyond,…

Why Black Opal Is So Expensive | So Expensive 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Lightning Ridge is a small mining town outside of New South Wales, Australia renowned for its black opal, which can sell for over $10,000 per carat. But even for an expert miner, finding high-quality black opal isn’t easy. After investing tens of thousands of dollars, a miner might not find a single…

What Makes Blood Plasma So Expensive? | So Expensive 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Americans supply two-thirds of the world’s plasma, supporting an industry that relies on vulnerable donors in need of cash. MORE SO EXPENSIVE VIDEOS: Why Gold Is So Expensive | So Expensive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCQ_d0NOF4g Why Lotus Silk Is So Expensive | So Expensive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9F-u4T7leQ Why Real Truffles Are So Expensive | So Expensive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ1nY51txoA…

The Rise And Fall (And Rise) Of GameStop 0 (0)

From Business Insider. GameStop has been a key player in the video game industry for over two decades. Its business seemed to be on the verge of collapse, until company shares skyrocketed in January and February thanks to traders on Reddit. But will these stock rallies be enough to save GameStop? —————————————————— #Gamestop #RiseAndFall #BusinessInsider…

Why Coconut Oil Is So Expensive | So Expensive 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Coconuts produce some of the most expensive cooking oil selling for up to 12 times the price of canola oil. But the health benefits coconut oil devotees swear by are hotly contested, and the American Heart Association even recommended that consumption be avoided. Nevertheless, the industry is expected to grow by half…

How Aerial Firefighters Are Trained | What It Takes 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Aerial firefighters go through intense training before they’re ready to fight active wildfires from the sky. Government agencies like the US Forest Service and state governments contract Bridger Aerospace to provide the planes and pilots used to battle blazes that threaten property and human life. We spent three days with Bridger’s training…

Why Turkey’s 1000-Year-Old Handwoven Carpet Industry Is Struggling 0 (0)

From Business Insider. Turkey’s hand-woven rugs and carpets are worth thousands of dollars. But a lack of tourists and a dwindling economy is hitting the industry hard. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER VIDEOS: Why Authentic Panama Hat Weavers Are Abandoning The Craft | Still Standing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qk2HukN3A7A How Indian Potters Are Reinventing Themselves | Still Standing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB0U8vrkc-s&t=7s Meet…

IT & Sales: Drive Business Growth Through A Customer-First Digital Transformation 0 (0)

From Business Insider. The event "IT & Sales: Drive Business Growth Through A Customer-First Digital Transformation," includes a panel discussion designed to help you implement revenue-generating initiatives into your business strategy. Speakers include: Amy J. Doherty, EVP, COO, First Command Financial Services, Inc. and Dolly Wagner-Wilkins, CTO, Worldwide Express. Moderator: Ash Gorringe, Product Marketing Manager,…

How Dala Horses Are Handmade In One Of The Last Factories In Sweden | Still Standing 0 (0)

From Business Insider. The dala horse is a centuries-old handicraft that has become the national symbol of Sweden. Generations of Swedish artisans at Nils Olsson Dalahästar have been making hand-carved wooden horses since 1928. MORE STILL STANDING VIDEOS: How Indian Potters Are Reinventing Themselves | Still Standing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB0U8vrkc-s&t=7s Meet The Last Family Keeping The 400-Year-Old…