SB Research Newsletter: Perception Versus Reality in Sustainability Performance

A new study casts doubt on the notion that corporations will improve their reputations by becoming more sustainable. The global study, by Brandlogic, a branding firm, and CRD Analytics, an ESG analytics provider, found that a group of companies increased their “real sustainability performance” but nonetheless suffered a decline in …

Discussing the Assemblies and Consensus of #OccupyWallStreet (2): Consensus is not Self-Management

Discussing the Assemblies and Consensus of #OccupyWallStreet (2): Consensus is not Self-Management Excerpted from Michael Albert: “In Greece and Spain, a single message predominated. It had nothing to do with analyses of capitalism or other analytic focuses. Instead, Greek and Spanish activists reported that they had massive assemblies in widespread …

Bloomberg Doesn’t Like Financial Speculation Taxes and Is Prepared To Make Stuff Up to Make Its Case

Bloomberg Doesn’t Like Financial Speculation Taxes and Is Prepared To Make Stuff Up to Make Its Case Dean Baker Thursday, 29 September 2011 14:36 Bloomberg News Service really doesn’t like financial speculation taxes (FST). In fact it dislikes them so much that it is prepared to make things up to …

Employee ownership was continuously progressing across Europe since the financial crisis

A newsletter from European Federation of Employee Share EFES NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2011 Employee ownership was continuously progressing across Europe since the financial crisis The number of employee owners was nearly 10 million in 2010 in large European companies (out of 32.6 million employees). The number of companies that have …