Island businesses get green stamp of approval


The Vancouver Island Green Business Certification program launches its full program this week in a bid to do more than just add a touch of colour to the Victoria business landscape.

It’s the full launch of a pilot project that ran for four weeks last winter and involved 18 local businesses that hoped to improve their environmental performance and sought to separate themselves from businesses that may talk a good game but don’t deliver on the green front.
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Switch IPO the latest to limit investor voting rights

As many of 15 percent of U.S. IPOs in recent years have used dual share classes meant to give insiders outsized voting rights, according to the Council of Institutional Investors.

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Wells Fargo executives, board must face lawsuit over fake accounts, federal judge says

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-wells-fargo-accounts-decision/wells-fargo-executives-board-must-face-lawsuit-over-fake-accounts-federal-judge-says-idUSKBN1CA1ZY

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As Ford pushes into electric vehicles, U.S. union aims to save jobs

Ford’s presentation to investors this week under new chief executive Jim Hackett, included a slide touting a 30 percent reduction in “hours per unit” to build electric vehicles.

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