Spend Matters Friday Latte


The Promise of "Carbon Foot-Printing" Your Supply Network -- By taking the initiative to manage carbon / GHG emissions across their supply network, a company converts a cost issue into a significant growth opportunity.

More engine trouble for Qantas.

Second Qantas jet in engine scare -- A Qantas airline jumbo jet has been forced to return to Singapore because of an engine problem. The Boeing 747-400 turned back shortly after take-off from Changi Airport, airline officials said. A supplier or maintenance issue?

Further, in engine trouble -- blame the supplier.

In Qantas Blowout, Concern for Jet Engine Maker -- Shares of Rolls-Royce, the British aircraft engine maker, extended their declines on Friday after the chief executive of Qantas suggested that a design flaw or manufacturing defect was the most likely explanation for a engine blow-out that forced one of the Australian carrier's A380 jets to make an emergency landing in Singapore on Thursday.

Heartwarming spend management.

Canadian pair wins $10.9 million, gives most to charity -- Allen and Violet Large said Thursday they won their fortune in a July 14 Lotto 649 draw and decided to donate nearly 98 percent of it, some $10.6 million, saving the rest for a rainy day. How you spend and give matters.

Sheena Moore

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