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World News
The proposed route between Mumbai and Pune could cut travel time from over three hours to 25 minutes.
Impact
With almost eighty million results to sift through, it is possible to find advice or information on just about anything and everything. But, in reality, the biggest determining factor in achieving success cannot be found on a website, in a book or in advice personally shared from the best of mentors.
Business
Richard Branson is taking a stand for new dads.
Impact
All day today at my apartment, I've been hosting a meeting of the B Team, which Richard Branson co-founded last year to change the values that drive businesses, to prioritize people and planet alongside profit, and to move beyond our obsession with quarterly earnings and short-term growth. And before we started the day, I interviewed Richard at AOL's Brand Camp leadership meeting, which reminded me of a conversation he and I had in 2009, on board Virgin America's inaugural flight from San Francisco to Orange County, covering everything from space travel and global warming to marijuana and the music business.
The World Post
To finally break the fossil fuel cycle that leads to warming and war, new and disruptive energy technologies (from advanced renewable fuels, to electric cars that leave their petrol-powered rivals behind, to more efficient, lower-cost solar cells and intelligent ways of heating and cooling buildings) need adequate financial backing.
Environment
"It started with a phone call from Al Gore while I was in the bath. He wanted to show me An Inconvenient Truth, and his poignant and elegant reduction of these issues really struck a chord with myself as an interested non-expert."
Travel
Even if Delta retains its corporatist image and mediocre product quality, though, the prospect of being able to accrue, redeem and enjoy benefits on Virgin Atlantic makes Delta's frequent flyer program, SkyMiles, and its alliance network, SkyTeam, much more attractive for transatlantic fliers.
Impact
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson keeps finding ways to innovate, from civilian space travel to incubating African
Environment
2010-12-08-branson.jpgToo often solving climate change is framed as sacrifice, as "cutting pollution," implying a lower quality of life. Branson's message is the opposite.
Wellness
I had the honor of spending a few hours with Sir Richard Branson at his home in the British Virgin Islands. Since my return, the one question I've been asked is, "What Did You Learn From Richard Branson?"
Environment
Wolverhampton City Council and Calpers, the influential Californian pension fund, have emerged as some of the maiden investors
Business
A consortium led by Richard Branson's Virgin Group has been picked as the preferred bidder to rescue Northern Rock and plans