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February 24, 2015 Will Corporate Social Responsibility Adapt or Die?Source: TriplePundit
Much of the reason for this is that the CSR professionals (myself included) have not done a good job of helping corporate divisions like Finance, Engineering, Operations, R&D, etc. to understand why CSR is important for them.
February 23, 2015 How Fracking Saved America's Economy While Helping The EnvironmentSource: Seeking Alpha
A combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracking has opened up oil and gas production from shale formations. Since the widespread adoption of fracking, American crude production (NYSEARCA:USO) has soared from just over
February 23, 2015 Five ways that people frame climate change debatesSource: The Guardian
In the case of climate change, framing abounds as CEOs, politicians, NGOs and many more besides vie to frame the debate to suit their agendas - not always with the best environmental outcomes in mind. But even when their...
February 23, 2015 The wages of sin outweigh ethical returnsSource: FT.com
Some ethical investment funds have done well, but generally they’re unlikely to outperform broader stock market indices. Analysis by Brian Dennehy at Fundexpert.co.uk last year found that out of 65 ethical funds, only 35 had a...
February 23, 2015 It’s Morning, Again, in America...Source: Larry Checco
To hear many politicians, pundits and financial analysts tell it, it’s morning again in America. The stock market is at record highs. Corporations are sitting on trillions of dollars in cash (Apple, alone, has US $178 billion in...
February 19, 2015 HSBC Corporate Governance CorruptionSource: The Market Oracle
When the Negotium essay, Long History of HSBC Money Laundering was written over two years ago, one might think that the Banksters would look to take a lower profile. Forget about it, when you are part of a made criminal syndicate...
February 19, 2015 Comment: Climate policy lessons to be learned from UK
SBS - Last week, the Government announced the first auctions would not be before April. Updated modelling from îReputexî revealed Direct Action would get Australia nowhere near our 2020 target without billions of...
February 18, 2015 Petroleum: A magnificent but much maligned resource
commdiginews.com - Last year, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî of the United Nations called for the world to move to ânear zero emissionsâ of carbon dioxide by the year 2100. President Obama...
February 18, 2015 Why the 'Too Big to Fail' Problem Just Won't Die
American Banker Online - The majority of the world's 30 largest banks are now larger than they were in 2006, as Stanford University finance and economics professor Anat Admati said at the îWorld Economic Forumî in...
February 17, 2015 Negative interest rates: Coming to America?Source: Yahoo Finance
American savers have had it hard enough, earning next to nothing on bank deposits and money market funds. But could it get worse, with banks here charging depositors interest to hold their money and high-quality bonds yielding...
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