New Holding: Biogen Idec

Posted May 1, 2014

Biogen Idec is a biopharmaceutical company with lead products targeting multiple sclerosis, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and rheumatoid arthritis. Biogen uses mammalian cells in its drug development and manufacturing. Mammalian cell lines have complex growth requirements and are unable to survive outside a well-controlled and specifically designed laboratory environment. This makes Biogen’s…  

New Holding: ASOS PLC

Posted May 1, 2014

ASOS is an online fashion retail business aimed at fashion-forward young adults around the world. ASOS offers over 65,000 branded and own-brand products through mobile and web devices. Impacts and Opportunities for Retail Companies “Green” Products According to a 2009 Deloitte Green Shopper study, sustainability considerations either drive or influence…  

Portfolio 21 not impacted by internet security bug, "Heartbleed"

Posted April 11, 2014

Recent news reports have raised concerns regarding an internet security vulnerability, known as the “Heartbleed bug” that affects software called Open Secure Sockets Layer Architecture (OpenSSL). This vulnerability only affects certain types of servers running specific versions of the OpenSSL encryption application.  Portfolio 21’s online account and paperless document management systems …  

New Holding: Safaricom

Posted April 8, 2014

Safaricom is an integrated communications company with voice and data services, including prepaid and postpaid voice plans, messaging services, and fixed and mobile broadband products.  The company also provides financial services through its M-PESA network, which enables the banked and unbanked people of Kenya to transfer funds between themselves and…  

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