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Posted: Aug 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
A decisive change in favour of transparent tax reporting by business, new rules on executive pay and incentivising a shift to long-term investment are encompassed in a draft EU law voted in the European Parliament last week. One of the key advocates of the proposal, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility Richard Howitt MEP, writes here that the EU 'Shareholder Rights Directive' represents a major push for responsible business.
Posted: Jul 31, 2015 – 04:03 PM EST
The value of education for an increasingly complex future is becoming more vital than ever.
Posted: Jul 29, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
As the most inexperienced drivers, teens should be in vehicles that will reduce their chances of crashing and protect them if they do.
Posted: Jul 27, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
For proactive leaders who are determined to maximize their spheres of influence by taking a deep dive into personal challenges and solutions, Executive Coaching is the way to go.
Posted: Jul 24, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Can cooperation be good for prosperity? More than this, can it offer a new comparative advantage that boosts economic competitiveness whilst simultaneously benefits society? Perhaps.
Posted: Jul 22, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In the last decade, teen motor vehicle deaths dropped by nearly half. The rates remain too high, but further reductions are possible.
Posted: Jul 20, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Using fewer crop acres today than in the past 70 years, farm outputs have grown 270 percent during this timeframe with an actual decline in total inputs. We now feed more than twice as many people in the U.S., and have increased our agricultural exports with fewer inputs than we used 80 years ago.
Posted: Jul 16, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
When we couple well-doing with well-being, there’s an opportunity that emerges that is even greater than accomplishment.
Posted: Jul 13, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Corporate CEOs and governing boards grapple with accurate communication of corporate social responsibility initiatives and increasingly with the role of the public relations executive in CSR communication. Yet, questions arise over who is best positioned to communicate a CSR program and what is the best method of conveying company CSR communications.
Posted: Jul 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The failure to adequately manage corporate energy can leave a company vulnerable to risks, such as changing regulations and legal requirements. What is more, being seen as a big polluter carries detrimental effects for any brand.
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