Global mobile statistics make Internet statistics look meager by comparison. Mobile subscriptions across the globe are expected to reach 4.6 billion by the end of this year, and mobile broadband subscriptions are estimated to top 600 million in 2009, having overtaken fixed broadband subscribers last year.
Charlotte, N.C., December 2, 2009, Philanthropy News Digest - Bank of America has announced the recipients of its 2009 Neighborhood Excellence Initiative (NEI), which includes nonprofits in 44 U.S. communities and London that will receive investments totaling $20 million.???
September 21, Bloomberg — Businesses in the U.K. are cutting spending on the arts, and aren’t planning to increase it until 2011, according to a survey by the London-based nonprofit organization Arts & Business.
September 9, 2009, Forbes — Despite managing through the worst economic conditions the U.S. has seen since the Great Depression, high-net-worth individuals are still committed to charitable giving. In fact, in many cases, they are now more generous than in years past, according to results of a survey of 500 high-net-worth and ultra-high -net-worth individuals in the U.S. and U.K. conducted by Barclays Wealth and Ledbury Research.
September 4, 2009, The Wall Street Journal — Most people see the Tate Modern and the British Museum as bastions of fine art. Peter Tullin, however, thinks of them as powerful brands.
June 4, 2009, Earth911.com — A new study out of the U.K. suggests that consumers who receive direct mail were “surprised” that a company would not consider putting a recycling logo or message on their direct mail pieces. Conducted by OnePost, an independent postal advice and management company, the survey implies the continued demand for the increased responsibility of producers and marketers to reduce their environmental impact and help their customers to do so as well.