SmartPlanet: Sourced Products, Rating Everything, Saudi’s Spending Billions on Oil-Free Rail

SmartPlanet

smartplanet logoForget ‘fast fashion’. How about apparel with an ethical pedigree?

In Zady-land, style rules — but so does a well-edited closet, containing carefully sourced apparel.

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What technology has wrought: the rise of the ‘rateocracy’

Technology may increase corporate transparency overnight, in a way that decades of laws and regulations have not been able to accomplish.

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Saudi Arabia is building a massive $22 billion metro to cut oil use

Saudi Arabia’s largest city is getting its first metro rail system in a city where only 2 percent of population uses public transportation.