Renewable energy is the wave of the future. Eliminating our dependence on fossil fuels and relying solely on renewable energy sources would be a boon for our environment unlike anything we have ever seen. However, even the United States, a very advanced nation, only satisfies 11% of its electricity needs through renewable resources. Simply put, …
Business in Bhutan?
Several months ago I wrote a post about the small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which, to refresh your memory, operates on the basis of gross national happiness, or GNH. GNH replaced GDP and GNP (gross domestic product and gross national product) as the measure of development for the country in 1972 when then King Jigme …
Educación gratuita en línea
Hoy en día, Internet es nuestra principal fuente de información. Usamos el Internet para leer las noticias, para comunicarse, pero sobre todo para aprender. Es un fuente de conocimiento de gran alcance que está teniendo un impacto sobre el uso que le damos a las bibliotecas y a otros centros de investigación. Cada vez más, …
The president of Myanmar (formerly Burma) announced an interesting way to fight poverty and increase economic development in the countryside: a sustainable microfinance system. Microfinance, for those of you that don’t know, is a system in which low-income clients and others who do not have access to banking services are given loans with the assumption …