Marketplace AM for January 29, 2007

Episode Description 

Turning green into gold

Smart companies can use environmental strategy to their advantage. Yale professor Daniel Esty tells us which companies are making it work — and there are some surprises on the list.
Posted In: Books

All about service, all about people

Marriott International Chairman and CEO Bill Marriott talks about why running the world's largest lodging company isn't so different from operating a root beer stand.

British Airways strike is off

BA has struck a deal with flight attendants to prevent a two-day strike scheduled to start at midnight tonight. But it won't prevent headaches for many travelers, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Who decides when the war should end?

With public opposition to the war in Iraq still strong, a Senate committee holds a hearing tomorrow on whether Congress has the constitutional authority to cut off funding. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

Venezuela takes a Cuban vacation

Travel to Cuba dipped by some 100,000 tourists last year. Enter Venezuela, with an unusual deal to make up for the decline. Dan Grech has details.
Posted In: Canada

Steamed over coffee prices

Ethiopian coffee growers say they're not being paid enough for their "black gold" and they've made their case in a documentary film by that name. Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Entertainment

Keeping your computer <i>too</i> safe?

Earthlink introduces a new security system today that it claims will stop most malware before you even know it's a problem. But there's some concern it'll destroy good programs too, Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Vista complaints renewed

The consumer version of Microsoft's Vista will be released at midnight tonight. There'll be all sorts of public relations hoopla around the release, but not everyone is celebrating. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Local news bumped from classrooms

Teachers are still exposing students to news and current events, but these days they're getting the information online. That could spell trouble for local newspapers &mdash; and democracies. Helen Palmer explains.

Drug maker accused of suppressing evidence

GlaxoSmithKline may have covered up negative findings during clinical trials that linked its antidepressant drug Seroxat with suicidal feelings in teens. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health

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