Graduating from college is an accomplishment that isn’t like any other. While it should be a time of celebration and excitement, graduates are in line for jobs right next to people who have had real world experience. New and older generations are Occupying Wall Street, for the very same reasons.
David Jones, CEO of Havas & Author of “Who Cares Wins”, Speaks with Monika Mitchell on: What Makes Good Business in the 21st Century? [video]
Monika Mitchell & Peter Ressler discuss their new book, “Conversations with Wall Street” on Seattle Radio, with Conscious Talk hosts Brenda Michaels and Rob Spears. Click below to Listen! [Audio clip: view full post to listen]
With carbon footprint and energy independence on everyone’s minds, many marketers are looking to capitalize upon their product’s biobased content. But not all biobased claims are alike. The scientific rigor of an ASTM standard combined with the credibility of the USDA raises the bar for the industry and makes the USDA Certified Biobased label a new source of competitive advantage within the consumer and government procurement markets for brand owners who make the effort to get their biobased products certified.
This week marks a turning point for Goldman Sachs and the rest of the investment banking industry. Somehow the king of Kingmakers, Goldman Sachs, couldn’t buy one if its very own star’s silence. The truth is that the astonishingly brave Op Ed piece by the former head of Goldman Sachs Equity Derivatives, Greg Smith, proves that sometimes a hero falls through the cracks and you just can’t stop him. No matter how much you bonus him up, he just won’t trade character for compensation.
High rewards for senior executives have caused outrage, particularly in the banking sector, large parts of which have been bailed out by western taxpayers in the past few years. Income inequality is now a major political issue, being highlighted by, among others, François Hollande and Barack Obama in their campaigns for the French and US Presidencies, as this FT article illustrates [paywall].
A recent Pew poll even showed that 66 percent of Americans support Keystone XL… and also stronger environmental legislation. May I remind you that there have not been two more antithetical concepts since… ever
We never fully know the implications of anything, including our most well-intentioned efforts and apparent failures. Invariably and inevitably, we know less than we think we do. And what is good luck to one, may be bad luck to another, and visa versa. And the time frame and context in which we assess good and bad, beneficial and harmful, is relative and ever-changing.
By focusing on sustainable energy, economies are able to save money through energy conservation, and generate jobs by developing new technologies that allow for increased efficiency. During a time of declining economies in the European Union (EU), could this be their saving grace?
Good-b Friends: the “VALUES AND LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE” Presents
GIVING VOICE TO VALUES: Reinventing Ethics with Mary C. Gentile, PhD
Director, Giving Voice to Values, Babson College
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 6:30-8:30pm – NYC
Not only is she a woman, but a woman of color and the first African-American female CEO of a Fortune 500 Company…Native New Yorker Ursula Burns breaks all barriers and brings Renewable Energy into the 21st Century. Gender Equality at Xerox and MIT By Sandra Kwak Human capital is a crucial aspect of the triple bottom [...]
While we all know the general story of Helen Keller, it’s worth exploring a slice of her early childhood and the impact of her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Keller lost her ability to see and hear before her second birthday, and was imprisoned in her own mind. She was unable to communicate, isolated by the inability to see, hear or talk, and began lashing out as she grew older. There was little hope for the young child who became increasingly hostile and ultimately dangerous.