Work and Workforce Dynamics: The Keys to Success

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One-to-one telephone demonstrations available Significantly improve your innovation, risk management, strategic thinking, competitive intelligence & forecasting by talking to us The where, when, how, what and who of work and the workforce are experiencing changes the combined impacts of which will be significant for almost all organisations whatever their size, …

NSFM Roundtable Explores Risk Management and Fundamental Principles of Fiduciary Duty

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Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has posted a new item, ‘NSFM Roundtable Explores Risk Management and Fundamental Principles of Fiduciary Duty‘ A group of pension fund trustees, senior managers, advisors and academics gathered in Seattle in October, 2012 to discuss the challenges facing pension fund managers and trustees. Participants were …

Managing Wall Street’s ‘Winner Effect’

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Wall Street is not known for self-examination. Colossally bad bets and spectacular losses are more often treated as individual failures than systemic ones; risky behavior is seen as a sign of intestinal fortitude, not foolishness. In the wake of the multibillion-dollar trading loss at JPMorgan Chase (JPM)—considered the best in the …

Why Is Finance So Big?

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Why Is Finance So Big? Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:29 PM PST By James Kwak This is a chart from ?The Quiet Coup,? an article that we wrote for The Atlantic three years ago next month. Many people have noted that the financial sector has been getting bigger over the …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Sonia Favaretto

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An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Sonia Favaretto, Sustainability Officer, BM&FBOVESPA, Sao Paulo, Brazil – February 3, 2012 By Geoffrey on February 3, 2012 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features a …

Ontario leads on sustainable investment of pension funds

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An article from CNW TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ – In the wake of the global financial crisis, Ontario has taken a bold step to lead the way on sustainable investment of pension funds. In a first for North America, the province will require pension plans to report to regulators on …