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In "The Concept of the Corporation," to quote the noted management guru Peter Drucker, modern big business is something that must be accepted by every country, for it is obvious that modern industrial technology requires some form of big-business organization. Therefore, "Big Business" is something that must be accepted as the very center of any modern industrial society. The central question, then, is not whether we want Big Business, but what we want of it; and what organization of Big Business and of the society it serves is best equipped to [help us] realize our wishes and demands..."
News & Updates
The Daily Gazette - And â as if to drive home the depths of the industryâs disregard for the health and sustainability of future generations â the report was released on the same day that the...
April 22, 2014 the future of Impact Investment
De Ingenieur - Executive Director, Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO), President, Eurosif (European Sustainable Investment Forum), the Netherlands > 2553
Source: CP Post
A number of organizations continue speaking out about the urgent need to address climate change, however, with The Climate Group, which hosted the Climate Week conference in New York in September 2013, offering that a global...
Research & Insights
Source: Green Money Journal
The Proxy Preview 2014 report (www.proxypreview.org ), released in March, covers the record-breaking 417 social and environmental shareholder resolutions filed this proxy season, with political spending and climate change driving...
February 19, 2014 Business Turns the Table in First-Ever Corporate Ratings of Activists
CSR Wire - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Defense Fund and WWF topped the first-ever corporate ratings of environmental advocacy groups, according to a new report. The study was based...
December 5, 2013 ICCR: Top U.S. Banks Get Average Or Below-Average Scores On Key Shareholder ConcernsSource: The Street
Seven leading U.S. banks scored a disappointing 60 or fewer out of 100 possible points in a benchmarking study released by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), which represents 300 institutional investors...
Commentary & Opinion
April 17, 2014 When Shareholder Activism Goes Too FarSource: Bloomberg
Has investor activism gone too far? Some shareholder champions are beginning to think so, and they may have a point. To them, a handful of hyperactivists, mostly hedge funds, has hijacked the shareholder-rights movement -- a...
Sustainable investing has changed over the last two decades. The SRI acronym has changed: what was once called socially responsible investing is now most commonly considered sustainable, responsible investing. But the bigger...
April 5, 2014 Fossil fuel divestment makes no sense
Examiner - And for that matter, why have so few conservation and environmental groups' Conservation International, National Wildlife Federation, The Sierra Club Foundation, World Wildlife Fund the list goes on. They all hold...
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