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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."

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News & Updates

November 30, 2021 OPEC+ Delays Meetings Following Surprise Oil Price Crash

Source: Oilprice.com

OPEC+ has moved two meetings scheduled for this week by a day in order to have more time to evaluate the implications of the latest coronavirus update about the emergence of a highly mutated variant.

November 30, 2021 Pinduoduo steps up R&D spending with eye on agriculture sustainability

Source: Fresh Plaza

Pinduoduo is stepping up its research and development (R&D) spending as it invests in science and technology to make farming more environmentally sustainable.

November 30, 2021 Building a more sustainable future for Michigan with recycling

Source: Lansing State Journal

This month we celebrate America Recycles Week, an opportunity to renew our commitment to protecting our environment from waste and pollution.

Research & Insights

November 23, 2021 Fashion Could Become 80 Percent Circular If It Could Just Get These Things Right: Report

Source: WWD (subscription needed)

Environmentalists, sustainable fashion purveyors, COP26 protesters — they all keep saying the same thing over and over again: Fashion is weighing too heavily on the environment and not doing enough to lighten the load. While...

November 16, 2021 Globally institutional investors placing greater emphasis on companies' ESG performance: Survey

Source: The Economic Times

More than three-quarters (77 per cent) of those surveyed say that, over the next two years, they plan to step-up their analysis of "physical" risks – the impact of climate change on a business' ability to provide its products and...

November 12, 2021 How sustainability has become an advantage in the talent war, but candidates aren’t fooled by ‘greenwashing,’ say experts

Source: Digiday

New research - 34% of U.K. office workers would refuse a job offer if a company’s environmental, sustainability or climate control values do not align with their own. In the U.S., the figure is even higher: 41%. France and Chile...

Commentary & Opinion

November 23, 2021 Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman Says Aiming for Sustainability Isn’t Good Enough—The Goal Is Much Higher

Source: Harvard Business Review

How can a company profit from solving the world’s problems, not from creating them? Is the world better off because your business is in it, or not? These are some of the fundamental questions that Paul Polman, former CEO of...

November 2, 2021 US holds back on support for global sustainability standards

Source: FT

Sustainable investment — these days, everyone in financial markets talks about it. But not all agree on what it means. Plenty of sustainability consultants stand ready to offer their services, yet investors and companies need...

October 27, 2021 Commentary Sustainability isn’t an aesthetic, it's a commitment to growth

Source: Central Michigan Life

If you search sustainability online, a lot of different images will pop up. Most of them are green -- aerial shots of trees, green light bulbs, and cute graphics of wind turbines, bicycles and solar panels.


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