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Source: Sustainable Brands®
Sustainable Brands® recently announced 10 semi-finalists selected to compete during the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) startup competition at SB’14 San Diego June 2-5th. Presented by Target and co-sponsored by PRé...
April 22, 2014 Climate is right for clean energy firmsSource: Reuters
If you’re ecology minded, the news hasn’t been all that green of late, with ice caps and glaciers melting and storms becoming more destructive. But there is a huge silver lining for long-term investors in environmentally-friendly...
April 21, 2014 Stop Obsessing Over Exorbitant CEO PaySource: Slate
Last weekend the New York Times published its annual list of executive compensation, with Oracle’s Larry Ellison topping the charts at $78.4 million (and Disney’s Bob Iger in a distant second, at $34.3 million). Pay packages have...
April 16, 2014 C.E.O. Pay Goes Up, Up and Away!Source: NY Times
At 79, Graef “Bud” Crystal is the grand old man of executive compensation critics. Once a top compensation consultant, he switched sides in the 1980s, becoming a fierce critic of many of the practices he helped institutionalize,...
April 10, 2014 Seven Things They Don't Teach You In Business SchoolSource: Forbes
Would you spend $200,000 on something if it didn’t make you happier? As it turns out, you can invest over $200,000 on a top MBA program these days and while you will on average earn more and have a better network upon...
April 5, 2014 Actions General Motors should take to clean up its mess
FOX News - We hope that is true. Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, thinks that today's General Motors should be held accountable for the actions of the pre-bankruptcy company and that...
April 3, 2014 Is GM CEO Mary Barra Being Thrown Under The Bus?Source: Forbes
For two days this week, General Motors GM +1.57% Chief Executive Mary Barra withstood a barrage of Congressional questioning over GM’s recall crisis. Maintaining a steady tone, and rarely showing emotion, Barra apologized,...
Source: The Wire
"The United States stock market, the most iconic market in global capitalism, is rigged." So says author Michael Lewis in his new book about Wall Street (and in the most quotable part of his recent 60 Minutes segment.) But...
March 31, 2014 Why Business Schools Ignore WomenSource: Bloomberg/BusinessWeek
Respected organizations such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, McKinsey, and Goldman Sachs (GS) have repeatedly exhorted the business community to do more to include women in the global economy. They are backed...
March 28, 2014 Taking the initiative: Stock exchanges and sustainable value creation over the long termSource: EIRIS Blog
Representatives from EIRIS recently had the privilege of taking part in the Istanbul Sustainability Index Workshop, organised by Sabanci University in cooperation with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the Corporate Governance...
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