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Managing the Greek Euro Exit

October 8, 2012 by Peter McManners

It is certain that Greece has plans to leave the euro but these will be marked ‘Top Secret’ and only shared with those who need to know. If the market knew that Greece was leaving, and the date of its departure, there would be a run on Greek banks and huge opportunities for the speculators. I have looked into my crystal ball and the...[read more]

New EU Definition and Strategy for CSR

October 26, 2011 by David Connor

The new definition of CSR in the eyes of the European Union is "The responsibility of enterprises for their impacts on society."[read more]

Airlines Could Be Fighting to Survive Carbon Taxes in Europe

October 17, 2011 by Peter McManners

The EU is discussing bringing aviation into the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETC) which could cost airlines up to 1.1 billion next year. This means all airlines flying to Europe would have to buy carbon allowances.[read more]

How Effective is Corporate Governance in the EU? What are the Lessons for the Global Community?

July 14, 2011 by Norman Marks

Norman Marks reviews the European Commission's ‘Green Paper,’ which reviews European corporate governance frameworks that both direct and control companies.[read more]

Valuing Sustainable Supply Chains

January 4, 2011 by Dave Meyer

Over the holidays, a recent study was brought to my attention by Spend Matters Jason Busch (@spendmatters).  The report reminded me of the scene in the movie Jerry McGuire, where the sports agent coaches his client, and he shouts through the phone “Show me the Money!”.  Well, despite late 2010 surveys that suggested that...[read more]