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August 29, 2014 Lessons on corporate governanceSource: Destiny Connect
Senior lecturer in Leadership and Corporate Responsibility at Gibs, Dr Gavin Price says the culture of compliance adopted within an organisation is determined by its leaders and sets a pattern for the rest of the organisation....
August 29, 2014 A new green waveSource: The Economist
BILL MCKIBBEN, an American environmentalist, once dismissed sustainability as “a buzzless buzzword”. That seems about right. A survey of 2,000 companies by the MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group found...
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.
August 25, 2014 Is corporate governance overrated?Source: FT.com
Alot of nonsense is talked about corporate governance. I can see why. Often, corporate governance disputes come down to colourful personalities, or noisy showdowns at annual meetings. Both make for interesting copy – just look at...
Source: JD Supra
We have all experienced that moment where, while we don’t plan on drinking that much, one jack and coke leads to another…and another…and…another, and then he bar is suddenly transformed into an intense merry go round… and, well...
August 7, 2014 The Muddled Road to Overhauling Corporate TaxesSource: NY Times
Every loophole has its lover. That’s why, despite the furor that has erupted over American companies adopting foreign headquarters to reduce their taxes, it is proving so difficult to fix a corporate tax system that most everyone...
August 5, 2014 Corporate transparency: why honesty is the best policy
theguardian.com - Similarly, the îWorld Resources Instituteî has helped establish a cloud-based service that maps day-to-day changes in global forest cover. For an investor with exposure to the palm oil industry or...
July 29, 2014 What is corporate governance?Source: Business and Leadership
The word governance comes from a Latin word – gubernare – which means to steer. Cicero wrote “he that governs sits quietly at the stern and scarce is seen to stir”. Thus my colleague, Dr Collette Kirwan, has conceptualised the...
July 10, 2014 Obama isn't killing coal. It's dying anyway.
The Week Magazine - Coal, of course, will never be free. [The Guardian] That's why the Australian government and private groups such as Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî forecast solar generation to rise six-fold over...
July 2, 2014 Executive pay rule changes likely in '14Source: Hartford Business
I think the SEC is looking to get another way to compare executive pay across firms. The summary compensation table that lists executive pay, bonuses, and stock awards was previously designed as one way to get comparison, as well...
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