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th-16112001Due diligence is a form of research conducted by investors to make certain they are getting exactly what they agreed to buy. For the venture capital investment process, due diligence means a rigorous investigation and evaluation of an investment opportunity before committing...

th-14072001Background: Private Equity and Venture Capital - What's the difference?Maximizing Value from the Due Diligence Process.Identifying and Linking together Financial, Legal and Commercial Risks.Different Forms of Investment Agreement.Negotiating and Structuring the Investment...

th0013Municipal solid waste (MSW), commonly known as trash or garbage, refuse or rubbish is a waste type consisting of everyday items that are discarded.  



Did you know?

that Pytheas has presence in 41 countries?

that recycling 1 ton of paper saves 17 mature trees, 7,000 gallons of water, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 2 barrels of oil, and 4000 kilowatt hours of electricity; this is enough energy to power the average North American home for 5 months?

that every year, Americans buy more than 100 million cell phones, yet fewer than 20% of old cell phones are recycled and that recycling just a million cell phones reduces greenhouse gas emissions equal to removing 1,368 cars off the road for a full year?

that 1 recycled tin would save enough energy to power a television for 3 hours; 1 recycled glass bottle would save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes; 1 recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours?

that in a lifetime the average European or North American will discard more than 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage and about a ton of trash per person per year?

that the Boeotian Hesiod about 3000 years ago theorized on the entrepreneurship typical of the market (an early laissez-faire), identifying the effects of government debasement of the coinage, which causes a decrease in its purchasing power (think Adam Smith, Keynes and post Keynes), arguing about the importance of competition and the importance of justice and the law in order to foster order and harmony in society?

that annually, the amount of garbage that is dumped in the world’s oceans is three times the weight of fish that is caught from the oceans?

that recycling steel saves 75% of the energy that would be used to create steel from raw materials, enough to power 18 million homes?

that Confucius about 2,500 years ago argued that the government should not compete for profit with the people, as it would only result to the exploitation of the population?

that the revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue derived from movies, cruse ships, recorded music, theme parks and spectator sports combined?

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