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August 12, 2015 Has Owning Coca-Cola Shares Become Indefensible?Source: Motley Fool
Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is protecting its franchise in ways that are unethical and contrary to the public good.
August 12, 2015 The Coddling of the American MindSource: The Atlantic
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.
August 11, 2015 The Real Reasons Google Will Become AlphabetSource: Forbes
Google just renamed itself Alphabet, creating a holding company that includes the search company (Google) and a bunch of others that no one could figure out why it was doing
August 11, 2015 The Toshiba Corporate Governance Scandal: How Can Japanese Corporate Governance be Fixed?Source: Jurist
A third-party investigative report released on July 20, 2015, found that Toshiba Corporation had padded its profits by $1.2 billion (1.5 billion yen) over the past six years.
August 7, 2015 The big flaw in the SEC’s CEO pay-ratio ruleSource: Fortune
The U.S. government's new rule is a good idea, but the formula is flawed. Five years after it became law, the Securities and Exchange Commission has finally adopted a rule requiring public companies to disclose their CEO's pay as...
August 6, 2015 Do you know which candidates your company is funding?Source: Fortune
If you don’t, you’re certainly not alone. Corporations will open their checkbooks to candidates across the political spectrum for the 2016 elections. And shareholders are not thrilled.
August 6, 2015 Should business leaders speak out more on climate change?Source: The Guardian
Catch up on all the highlights from our live debate on the role of business in vocalising the environmental agenda
August 6, 2015 A Love Letter to New York City’s Vanishing Mom-and-PopsSource: New Yorker
Analogue,” Zoe Leonard’s epic yet intimate sequence of photographs, now installed in MOMA’s atrium, is a story of two vanishing worlds. The first is the mom-and-pop commerce of the Lower East Side and Williamsburg, now...
Source: Washington Post
In the race to load up tech industry employees with generous perks, Netflix just made a quantum leap ahead of most everyone else. Late Tuesday afternoon, the company announced in a blog post that it was introducing an unlimited...
August 5, 2015 BofA Governance Worst Since Pre-Crisis Citigroup, Mayo SaysSource: Bloomberg
Bank of America Corp., which overruled a shareholder vote mandating an independent chairman, has the worst corporate governance of any big bank since Citigroup Inc. before the financial crisis, CLSA Ltd. analyst Mike Mayo said.
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