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Moneywatch: Online Search Engine Ecosia Donating Profits To Save The Amazon Rainforest


THEY TRAVELED ON A ZERO ISSUE MON SHOWN BOAT — EMISSION BOAT. TURNING TO MONEY WATCH, TESLA IS GETTING INTO THE INSURANCE BUSINESS. AN ONLINE SEARCH ENGINE HOPING TO SAVE THE AMAZON. MARK LIVE MAN JOINS US LIVE FROM NEW YORK. GOOD MORNING, MARC. Reporter: GOOD MORNING. TESLA IS OFFERING CAR INSURANCE. THEY WILL OFFER RATES 20 TO 30% BELOW THOSE OFFERED BY TRADITIONAL INSURANCE. POLICIES WILL ONLY BE FOR PERSONAL USE OF TESLA CARS. THE INSURANCE IS BEING SOLD IN CALIFORNIA TO START. TESLA SAYS IT WILL EXPAND TO ADDITIONAL STATES IN THE FUTURE. McDONALD’S IS STARTING A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR 850,000 WORKERS AFTER DOZENS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS STARTING IN OCTOBER. THE TRAINING WILL EDUCATE EMPLOYEES ABOUT HARASSMENT AND BULLYING AND HOW IT IS REPORTED. McDONALD’S SAYS IT’S STARTING WITH THE 14,000 U.S. RESTAURANTS AND MAY EXPAND THE PROGRAM GLOBALLY. AND SAN FRANCISCO BASED CLOTHING SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE LAQUOT ACQUIRED LORD AND TAYLOR FOR CLOSE TO $75 MILLION. THE PARENT COMPANY WILL GET AN EQUITY POSITION IN LA TOTE. LAST YEAR THEY HAD SALES OF ABOUT $1.1 BILLION BUT IT IS LOSING MONEY AS A WHOLE SINCE 2016. ALL RIGHT, MARC. ON A DIFFERENT NOTE, WE UNDERSTAND A NEW WAY TO SEARCH THE INTERNET AND HELP THE ENVIRONMENT. TELL US MORE. Reporter: AN ONLINE SEARCH ENGINE IS TRYING TO HELP THE AMAZON RAIN FOREST. IT TAKES MOST OF THE PROFITS AND CONTRIBUTES THEM TO TREE PLANTINGESTS AROUND THE WORLD. THE COMPANY SAYS EVERY 45 SEARCHES HELPS PLANT ONE TREE. THE SEARCH EVEN AGAIN HAS PLEDGED TO PLANT 2 MILLION TREES IN BRAZIL IN RESPONSE TO THE FIRES. I CAN TELL YOU I ALONE FOR WORK COULD PROBABLY PLANT AN ENTIRE FOREST WITH THE AMOUNT OF SEARCHES WE DO. NO KIDDING. AN EASY WAY. A LOT OF TIMES YOU DON’T FEEL LIKE YOU CAN MONETARILY HELP. GOOGLE SOMETHING. MARC LIVERMAN REPORTING LIVE FROM NEW YORK. THANK YOU SO MUCH. A QUICK LOOK AT THE CLOSING NUMBERS YESTERDAY. THE DOW AND NASDAQ AND S&P FINISHING UP IN POSITIVE TERRITORY.


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