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September 2, 2014 Bank settlements and the Great Recession: Why businesses need ethics

Source: CDN

The US Government is making multi-billion dollars settlements with America’s largest banks, including Bank of America, Citi Bank, and Goldman Sachs for their involvement in the housing meltdown. But these settlements dwarf the...

September 2, 2014 Tarnished by the Enron scandal, can this brand be saved?

Source: Washington Post

The name Arthur Andersen took one of the most dramatic falls in U.S. corporate history, disgraced in the Enron scandal – but it might be poised to make a comeback in a risky rebranding led by former employees.

August 29, 2014 How Obamacare is taking a bite out of CEO pay

Source: CBS News

Obamacare is known for overhauling how millions of how Americans buy health insurance, but it is also quietly having an effect on another key aspect of health care costs: executive pay.

August 29, 2014 Shell submits plan for Alaskan Arctic oil exploration

Source: Telegram

After years of legal and logistical setbacks and dogged opposition from environmentalists, Royal Dutch Shell submitted a plan to the federal government Thursday to try once again to explore for oil in the Alaskan Arctic.

August 28, 2014 JPMorgan and Other Banks Struck by Coordinated Cyberattack

Source: NY Times

A number of United States banks, including JPMorgan Chase and at least four other firms, were hit by hackers in a series of coordinated attacks this month, according to four people familiar with the investigation, which is...

August 28, 2014 Seven Reasons for Publicly-traded Companies to Proactively Consider a CSR Program

Source: Business Wire

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has transformed from business movement to business process. Individual and institutional investors not only want to know that your company is profitable; they also want to know that a company...

August 27, 2014 Burger King Buying Canada's Tim Hortons for About $11B

Source: NBC News

Burger King confirmed Tuesday that it struck a deal to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons for about $11 billion. Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett is helping to fund the deal by committing $3...

August 27, 2014 Research Shows That Business Ethics Training Can Impact Shareholder Value

Source: JD Supra Business Advisor

Let’s get down to business, or should I say business ethics training. It’s been at the forefront of my mind recently, and not only because I work for a governance, risk and compliance company. I’ve seen so many articles in the...

August 27, 2014 How American companies change their address to avoid corporate taxes

Source: PBS News Hour

In recent years, a number of American companies, as many as 22 since 2011, have relocated outside U.S. borders, usually through mergers with or purchases of a foreign company. One impact of changing their business addresses:...

August 26, 2014 Citi’s Pam Flaherty sees sustainability for operations and investors

Source: Reuters

Leading Citi’s sustainability efforts is in part about broad stakeholder and partner engagement. You have to be able to visualize impact and potential across a spectrum of constituents, as much external as internal.

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