A British data firm reports that cashless transactions, including cards and credit transfers, have seen a major rise in uptake in recent years, suggesting significant long-term growth.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, whose years-long search was recently suspended, has led the airline industry to come up with new approaches and technology to prevent a similar incident. Satellites specifically designed for this purpose went into orbit just last week.
Officials representing the International Association of Chiefs of Police and 10 other groups released a model policy document meant for police departments to use. The document represents the first time that groups have specifically recommended de-escalation before the use of force.
At its Las Vegas tradeshow this week, the National Shooting Sports Foundation announced it was launching a national antisuicide campaign with the help of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. It comes months after a successful pilot program between the groups.
New York City is allocating $2 million in grants to nonprofit theaters throughout the city, with the goal of allowing theaters to target diverse staffs and audiences.
At least 20 major retailers are taking part in RISE Up, an education effort announced by the National Retail Federation’s nonprofit foundation this week.
Progress Virginia’s Eyes on Richmond project, developed as a workaround to the state’s decision not to record committee hearings itself for public consumption, is an effort at "radical transparency" in legislation, according to the group.
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have been around long enough that some strong takeaways are starting to show themselves. Read on to see what Harvard and MIT have learned about MOOCs—and what your association should keep in mind.
With U.K. officials—including Prime Minister Theresa May—giving extra scrutiny to corporate governance issues, two trade groups are working on guidelines of their own to help company boards better represent their stakeholders’ interests. A new initiative by two British business groups that aims to close the gap between corporate boards and their stakeholders could bring some […]
With a new production arm, the African American Film Critics Association is using its film-industry knowledge to help launch a financial literacy campaign with the largest black-owned bank in the United States.