Looney has promised to lead BP’s “biggest reorganisation in over a century”, and recently used a social media post on LinkedIn to suggest a “digital inflection point” in the wake of the pandemic, because using technology to work from home means “we’re better connected than we were before”. … [Read more...] about BP mulls radical reduction of office space in move to flexible working
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In New York City, energy flowed into campaigns against police stop-and-frisk practices and to help victims of 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. Occupy experience put organisers in touch with community members normally scornful of ‘weirdos’ but resolved to fight corporate power. One experienced organizer, fresh from Occupy in Missouri, went on to help launch the Take Back St Louis initiative, subtitled Reclaiming our Tax Dollars for a Sustainable Future. The group gathered more than 22,000 signatures of registered voters, more than enough to put on to an April 2014 ballot a measure to "stop the city from giving tax breaks and other incentives to corporations that mine coal, gas and oil, and any corporation doing $1m of business with a mining company"; to "create a sustainable energy plan in the city that would invest public money in and open up land for renewable energy and sustainability initiatives like weatherisation programmes, urban farms and solar arrays". In other words, … [Read more...] about Where are the Occupy protesters now?
“Dave will want to retain control,” Wiggins added. “It’s Dave’s way in terms of the way he manages the team, the way he’s set the team up and I think he would have been reluctant to have another multinational company that came in and wanted it for the advertisement but would want the control.” … [Read more...] about Team Sky set for takeover by Britain’s richest man, Sir Jim Ratcliffe