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Corporate Governance, News and Updates on Corporate Governance
Before the late-2001 financial implosion at Enron " Fortune's 7th largest of the famed 500 " resulted literally in the disappearance of that Houston-based corporation, and before the largest corporate bankruptcy filing in history " WorldCom in 2002 " few people in the United States regularly used the term "corporate governance."
News & Updates
The campaign launched Thursday by Project Everyone, a nonprofit communications company that supports efforts connecting people and organizations with the U.N.’s Global Goals. While fashion brands have increasingly prioritized...
Increased focus on sustainability and environmental stewardship is changing the legal and regulatory landscape affecting the fashion and textiles industry, providing new challenges for textile and garment manufacturers,...
June 11, 2021 Achieving sustainable development: Can cycling deliver?Source: CGTN
Cycling is an indispensable component of any development strategy designed to foster sustainable development. In a nutshell, cycling is economically, environmentally and socially sustainable; all these elements are vital for...
Research & Insights
May 12, 2021 Report: Companies Continue to Set Sustainability Targets Without Understanding How to Achieve ThemSource: Environment& Energy Leader
Companies of all sizes across business sectors are elevating sustainability as a core tenet of their practices, yet a new Black & Veatch report discovers that many companies continue to establish targets without a clear...
Source: The Guardian
According to the study, almost two-thirds of the more than 31,000 full-time employed or self-employed workers across 31 markets said that they were “craving” (yes, craving) more in-person time with their teams and 37% of the...
November 23, 2020 Most Businesses Still Treat Sustainability As Compliance, Not Transformation: StudySource: Which- 50
Too many businesses still treat environmental management and intelligence as a tick-box ‘compliance exercise’ (51 per cent) and the ‘cost of doing business’ (43 per cent), rather than a transformational opportunity
Commentary & Opinion
June 1, 2021 How long will rising inflation last? We polled 30 market strategists, and here’s what they saidSource: CNBC
CNBC International conducted a survey of 30 high-profile market strategists to get their take on inflation, a key factor that the U.S. Federal Reserve will gauge to assess whether it should keep easy money flowing into markets.
April 28, 2021 Viewpoint: ‘The Dirty 8’ — Which are most notorious advocacy groups spreading disinformation about food, farming, biotechnology and agricultural sustainabilitySource: Genetic Literacy Project
Under the guise of promoting industry transparency or protecting the environment, these organizations continually spread falsehoods about pesticides, biotech crops and related technologies, often with substantial financial...
April 27, 2021 Bitcoin has no uses. That could be its downfallSource: Fortune
In reality, Bitcoin has flopped as a vehicle for buying things, and it failed in its first big test as a safe harbor during the past year's stock market crash. Its extreme volatility—featuring as many collapses over the past...
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