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March 12, 2015 Can Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Surpass Exxon Mobil Corporation To Become The Third-Biggest US Listed Company'
bidnessetc.com - According to Mr. Howard Silverblatt at the îStandard and Poorâsî (S&P) Dow Jones Indicesâ, Exxon Mobil has not dropped out of the position of three biggest US-based publicly listed...
March 11, 2015 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Investors tell companies: “No excuses on human rights reportingSource: Reuters
Human rights reporting is easier said than done. There can be no one-size-fits all approach as different human rights issues are financially material to different companies, and issues can vary depending on what each company...
That there is a difference between pay for men and pay for women is true. And it’s also true that we’d like to work out why this is happening. Only once we know what is happening and why can we then try to make policy decisions...
Finally — after much anticipation, the Nasdaq Composite Index has closed above the 5,000 mark for the first time since March 2000, and it’s very near its Internet bubble all-time closing high of 5048.62.
It’s McDonald’s ( MCD 1.11% ) CEO Steve Easterbrook’s first day on the job, and he has his work cut out for him. Last month, the burger giant posted a steeper than expected sales decline, with global sales at restaurants open...
March 3, 2015 What Buffett's anti-banker rant might have been aboutSource: Fortune
Warren Buffett embarked on an epic diatribe against investment bankers in his latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, published Saturday. He mentioned bankers 10 times in the long letter, not once generously. As The New...
February 25, 2015 HSBC, tax and why good companies do bad thingsSource: ft.com
HSBC was surely hoping for a better start to its 150th anniversary than its chief executive Stuart Gulliver calling its behaviour a “source of shame”.
February 19, 2015 HOLY LAND PRINCIPLES GAIN MOMENTUMSource: Holy Land Principles,Inc
The recent ruling by the SEC has put wind in the sails of the good ship, Holy Land Principles. That ruling stopped three major companies — Intel, GE and Corning —from excluding Holy Land Principles resolutions from their 2015...
February 19, 2015 8 Expert Tips To Having A Healthy Company EnvironmentSource: Forbes
Arguably one of the most important elements in motivating and engaging employees is by having a healthy company environment. But, how exactly can you make an environment where team members are productive, happy, encouraged and...
February 19, 2015 Activist investors actually protect the status quoSource: Fortune
Shareholder activism can lull us into a false sense of security and make us forget that there are bigger corporate governance fish to fry.
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