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New US Lego factory raises concerns about North American HQ

Officials in Connecticut say the decision of Lego Group to build a new factory in Virginia won’t affect the company’s North American headquarters in Enfield, but industry watchers say there could be cause for concern ENFIELD, Conn. — Lego Group’s recent announcement that it will build a new factory in Virginia has focused attention on …

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Apple workers in Maryland vote for company’s first unionized store in U.S.

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters Employees at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, a significant achievement for organized labor that could encourage employees at other Apple stores to unionize. The Towson store is the first unionized Apple store …

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How Starbucks Philippines seeks to reduce environmental footprint

Calling on all plant parents out there, we have something to unveil just for you! 🌱​ Planting soon. 😉 pic.twitter.com/Vl5CPle1MP — Starbucks Philippines (@starbucksph) June 6, 2022 MANILA – Starbucks Philippines on Friday said it would “go greener” as part of its sustainability program to help protect the environment. Starbucks is upgrading its sustainable …

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Huge offshore wind farm to use recyclable turbine blades

A wind turbine at the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, in the Irish Sea. With governments around the attempting to ramp up their renewable energy capacity, the number of wind turbines worldwide only looks set to grow, which will in turn increase pressure on the sector to find sustainable solutions to the disposal of blades. Ashley …

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FBI says fraud on LinkedIn a ‘significant threat’ to platform and consumers

SAN FRANCISCO — Fraudsters who exploit LinkedIn to lure users into cryptocurrency investments schemes pose a “significant” to the platform and consumers, according to Sean Ragan, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the San Francisco and Sacramento, California, field offices. “It’s a significant threat,” Ragan said in an exclusive interview. “This type of fraudulent …

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Environmental groups sue Biden to block oil and gas drilling permits

A polar bear sow and two cubs are seen on the Beaufort Sea coast within the 1002 Area of ​​the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. US Fish and Wildlife Service | Reuters A coalition of environmental groups this week sued the Biden administration in an effort to stop more than 3,500 permit applications from energy companies …

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