Independent directors: really, what can we expect?

The News Corp disaster has many victims already (and the body count is only mounting) but so far none of them are non-executive directors. Lucy Marcus raises a really important issue about non-execs in a blog on Harvard Business Review's website: "News...

Six reasons why sustainability matters to business

If a CEO’s pronouncements were all the evidence we needed that a business was doing something, then sustainability would be top of the strategy charts. Over half of the McKinsey Global Survey 2010 participants consider sustainability – the management of...

“Data is the new oil”

Paul Druckman reporting from Ceres 2011: When receiving an award at Ceres 2011 on behalf of Nike, the company's vice president of corporate social responsibility spoke about two key themes in reporting: transparency and data. Her quote? "Data is the new...

Fronesys business summary

Business problem The vast majority of the purchasing and investment decisions made by companies, public sector organisations, investment funds and individuals are made purely on the grounds of financial numbers and are based on a short-term perspective....

Page 7 of 7« First...34567