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What Will the Monsanto-Bayer Merger Mean to Us?

This week the American GMO giant Monsanto agreed to be acquired by Bayer AG. Some cringed at the mere thought of these oft-criticized behemoths joining forces, while others say the merger violates antitrust laws. TriplePundit takes a closer look.

The Data Is In: Green Buildings Financially Outperform Rivals

In partnership with its clients, Bentall Kennedy brought on board top global academics, sharing a 10-year data pool of nearly 300 office buildings, including 58 million square feet of properties across North America. The study determined that green certifications bring direct benefits—higher rent and occupancy—as well as indirect benefits such as higher lease renewal rates and tenant satisfaction scores.

Art as a Cornerstone for Community Building

Art is emerging as an economic driver for distressed communities. These three cities catalyzed artistic movements to revitalize downtowns, attract visitors and create jobs.

Shareholder Resolution Asks Walgreens To Review Tobacco Sales

“We’re asking the company to review the financial, reputational and legal risks of continuing to sell this deadly product,” Tom McCaney of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, the lead investor on the resolution, told TriplePundit.

Tanning Salon Owners: Obamacare Killed the Tanning Bed

Tanning salon owners say Obamacare is killing their industry. Tanning bed visits are down as 10,000 of 18,000 tanning salons nationwide have closed. But is the Affordable Care Act really to blame?

Trump’s Suits Skirt the Legal Definition of Made in the U.S.A

Donald Trump has gotten a lot of flack for “Made in the USA” product claims on his Amazon-advertised products — which he is now cleaning up thanks to a viral nudge by media, which had a field day the story. We take a look at his advertising wording and just what it is that helped create such a confusing criteria for the iconic made in America label.