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Business ethics

In a world that seems increasingly confused and confusing, Peet van Biljon offers a straight path lined with signposts that bring us back to the basics of being a good human. 1.     Have a higher corporate purpose than making profits – know whom you want to serve and what good you want to […]

Michele Holcomb shares a post on fair equity. “Achieving true pay equity is an ongoing commitment, and I am grateful to work for a company that believes every employee has the right to equal pay for equal work. In fact, hashtag#CardinalHealth’s most recent pay equity ratios show that, on average for our employees in the […]

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Soyini Coke shares a post on the recent CEO Summit. Absolutely phenomenal! Every CEO on the planet should be running their business this way. We had an incredible first day of our CEO Summit! Yesterday kicked off with Raj Sisodia sharing the foundations of Conscious Capitalism, followed by powerful insights from Lynne Twist, Javier Quiñones, […]

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Susan Meier shares corporate (and life) advice wrapped up in memory. After 75 years of frowning at fish, my father shocked me by booking an omakase sushi lunch for his birthday. My dad had always been a steakhouse guy, a meat-and-potatoes man. Over the years, I’d tried to get him to eat fish, to no […]

In this article, Tanya Khotin explores ESG ratings, the political divide, the perception of WOKE, and the need or want to choose a side. For years, since values-based Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) has morphed into Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-factor investing, we said that ESG was just a screen… We insisted that it was NOT […]

Is the dream of Israel waking up to a new reality where the religion that once claimed the land may also be the downfall of the modern Israeli state? In this article, Steven Koltai explores the current issues facing Israel. Israel will be 75 in May. I would never have thought Israel would look like […]

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In this article, Tobias Baer identifies the three root causes behind excessive KYC (know your customer) requirements. Unless you run a criminal operation, you would most probably agree with me that financial crimes should be prevented and that KYC is a critical element in preventing the illegal flow of money. Sadly, that doesn’t mean that […]

Jacob Lehman shares an important reminder that good fortune helps many a career and how his has not been derailed by the mistakes that he’s made, and the privilege of being white.  When I was sixteen, I forgot about a knife that was in my pocket as I walked into a state courthouse for a […]

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In this article, Belinda Li explains what a social enterprise is and how it differs from most businesses. When I tell people our consulting firm has a passion for helping social enterprises, I’m sometimes met with the question, “what do you mean by social enterprise?” Or I might get a knowing look, yet the response […]

In this article, Tobias Baer raises a red flag on inflation drivers and where and why they could escalate. My colleagues already have observed 20 years ago that I am a worry wart. So some of you won’t be surprised that I have been worrying about inflation for more than a year now. But the […]