Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”

  Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”   Yesterday evening, the  Farsight Award 2013/14  was presented to Trevor Maynard and his team at Lloyd’s during the Sustainable City Awards ceremony at Mansion House. Supported by Gresham College, Z/Yen …

reader supported news: Matt Taibbi | Chase Isn’t the Only Bank in Trouble

Reader Supported News | 06 November 13 AM It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News Matt Taibbi | Chase Isn’t the Only Bank in Trouble Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone Taibbi writes: “There are multiple scandals blowing up right now, including a whole set of ominous legal cases that …

The Cypriot viewpoint

     The Cypriot viewpoint By Cyprus.com Editors Cyprus Bailout: Stupidity, Short-Sightedness, Something Else? A quick run-down on the impressively stupid handling of the “Cyprus bailout” by the EU. And, before we go on, we should note that the on-the-ground situation for visitors and tourists is perfectly fine – Cypriots are …

Accountability to society still not a high priority for many banks and insurers

A Shocking Report from THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT!, Hazel Henderson, Editor For immediate release: Tuesday,18th September 2012 Accountability to society still not a high priority for many banks and insurers, finds Economist Intelligence Unit study Five years on from the start of the financial crisis, being a socially responsible corporate …

Can Accountants Save the World?

Reprinted with permission from ICAEW Global financial meltdown is bad enough but what about catastrophic climate change? Floods in China and Pakistan, forest fires in Russia, drought in Australia – the ‘climate crunch’ could be more devastating than the credit crunch. Accountants were at the heart of the operation to …