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Why ESG now helps define ethical business leadership

“Sustainable investing will be a core component for how everyone invests. We are only at the early stages.” When the boss of the world’s largest asset management company routinely thinks in terms of Environmental, Social and Governance factors (ESG) then other CEO’s would be sensible to take notice. It makes […]

Social Concern: A wake-up call for ethical business leaders

Recently, PayPal killed the accounts of anyone pushing racist views.  “You have to have the courage to make those decisions” PayPal CEO Dan Schulman.” The action shows how ethical leaders can take relevant actions to promote social responsibility by their companies and key stakeholders. Echoing these concerns about social responsibility, […]

No going back–compliance is here to stay

The idea that compliance will take a dive in importance due to a changed US administration is laughable, if it were not affecting some normally quite sane people. It is true Donald Trump seems no fan of compliance and has gone on the record as saying the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

What sort of business leader do we really want?

The US election has been one way answering what sort of leader some people want. Another is the spell-binding Abel Gance silent movie Napoleon.  Once again this extraordinary achievement packed out a major London venue in November 2016. It keeps  happening. Whenever this marvel of cinema rears its head, audiences […]

How to predict the future

Financial managers got it wrong. As a group they confidently expected a “yes” vote in Greece. Hardly a triumph of peering round the corners of the future. They joined the shamed pollsters of the UK’s recent general election, in which all the main poll services failed miserably to predict the result, […]