Business News Archive - April 08, 2011

Allows Companies to Make Better Business Decisions by Valuing Ecosystem Services GENEVA, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released the Guide to Corporate Ecosystem Valuation (CEV), an innovative framework designed to enhance business understanding of the benefits and value of ecosystem services like fresh water, food, fiber and natural hazard protection. This first-of-its-kind framework enables companies to consider the actual benefits and value of the ecosystem services they depend upon and impact, giving them new information and insights to include in business planning and financial analysis.

Energy Miser energy efficiency services reduce your gas, oil, and electric bills.

Recent catastrophic disasters and chaos in the Middle East have sparked fear around the world creating a renewed interest in modern shelters.

Orbotix, creators of the robotic ball Sphero, announced the closing of a $5 million dollar Series Be investment from Foundry Group and Highway 12 Ventures.

Io Consulting, Inc. is excited to announce North America's first on-line admissions application that is fully integrated with Oracle | PeopleSoft's new Admissions Application Web Services (AAWS) framework. Saugus, CA (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 Io Consulting, Inc.

Webs Family of Products Soon to be Available to all Directory and Newspaper Publishers on Ziplocal and ImmersiFind Local Search Platform Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 Webs (http://webs.com), the popular, do-it-yourself suite of web, social and mobile presence solutions for small businesses, today announced a distribution partnership with U.S.

Organization inducted as a Certified Supplier Montvale NJ (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 DATA Inc., a global IT Solutions Provider headquartered in Montvale, NJ with offices and presences across the globe, has achieved MBE certification by the US Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce.

Average Company Valuation for Both Industries Above $70 million; Deal Terms More Favorable New York, NY (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 VC Experts.com, Inc.

Leading global e-commerce solutions provider nominated as one of the most promising, young tech companies by The Telegraph and TechCrunch Europe Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 Adyen, a premier global e-commerce solutions provider, today announced in conjunction with TechCrunch Europe and The Telegraph, that the company has been nominated as a finalist for The Telegraph’s Start-Up 100. The Start-Up 100 is the most authoritative and trustworthy ranking of promising technology start-ups in Europe and is supported by Orrick, Silicon Valley Bank and Microsoft BizSpark.

Free “Pic Healthy” iPhone application encourages smart food choices with help from users’ friends San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 MedHelp, the world’s largest health social network, has partnered with GE to create a new mobile health app, Pic Healthy, that helps users make healthier food choices in a fun and social way.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.