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The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil | 04/17/14
Christine Bader, Masha S. Feiguinova
How can corporations work to prevent human rights violations on their watch, as well as disasters like the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion? Christine Bader discusses her time at BP, where she was part of the invisible army of people inside corporations who are pushing for safer and more responsible practices. » Studio » Multimedia

Driving Competitive Advantage through Values-Based Leadership | 04/03/14
Antony Jenkins
"There can be no choice between doing well financially and behaving responsibly in business," declares Barclays Group Chief Executive Antony Jenkins. "The last half-dozen years make it obvious that you cannot have long-term success without behaving responsibly. This has to be integral to how you operate a company." » Studio » Multimedia

Proven Anti-hunger Strategies: Free Online through September 2013! | 07/17/13
Beyond economic growth and safety nets there exists a wide range of proven anti-hunger strategies. This policy brief highlights four strategies--fundamental building blocks for stronger food security policies that deserve greater attention in the current policy-making context. » News » Press Releases

Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles | 04/15/13
Ruchir Sharma
Which countries will be the next big thing? Most follow a four-point cycle, says Sharma: "You have economic crisis. They carry out economic reforms. After they carry out economic reforms, some sort of boom takes place. Then complacency sets in, and then you get back to having a crisis." So beware! Economic development is extremely hard to sustain. » Studio » Multimedia

Thought Leader: Nancy Birdsall | 03/15/13
Nancy Birdsall, Devin T. Stewart, Anna Kiefer
"Most people, once they become more and more aware, they are in a better position to demand better policies in their own country and they are more likely to get engaged in other ways as well." » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

Thought Leader: Tomas Sedlacek | 03/08/13
Tomas Sedlacek, Devin T. Stewart, Anna Kiefer
"To use the New Testament sort of logic, who is my neighbor? Today that extends not only to your family or your literal neighbors. We know much more about the situations of poor people in China or India or Africa, and so the scope of ethical responsibility today has grown to some global measures." » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

Thought Leader: Alan S. Blinder | 02/28/13
Alan S. Blinder, Devin T. Stewart, Anna Kiefer
"We still view ourselves as the land of opportunity, which, in a sense we are. But the opportunities are not trickling down to the bottom the way they used to." » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

Why and How the Euro Zone Crisis Will Be Solved | 10/24/12
Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Julian Harper
Danish economist Jacob Funk Kirkegaard offers a contrarian take on the euro zone crisis. While he notes that there are political problems within the European Union, he argues that the crisis is an opportunity from which Europe will emerge more integrated and resilient. » Studio » Multimedia

Ethics Matter: Dambisa Moyo on How Aid to Africa is Harmful | 09/24/12
Dambisa Moyo, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Aid has failed to create economic growth, says Moyo, and allows governments to evade their responsibilities. So when people say that aid provides essential services, they're missing the point. Except when disaster strikes, governments should be responsible for their citizens, not the international community. » Studio » Multimedia

Thought Leader: Dambisa Moyo | 09/05/12
Dambisa Moyo, Devin T. Stewart
"Moral leadership to me is about selflessness. But in a world of personal aggrandizement and short-term-ism, I do fear that we'll see less moral leadership and perhaps more of what we don't want." » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

Thought Leader: Mary Ellen Iskenderian | 09/05/12
Mary Ellen Iskenderian, Devin T. Stewart
"I'm a huge believer in role models. I think that pretty much any woman who gets up and puts herself out there, whether she wants to be or not, is a role model." » Studio » Thought Leaders Forum

How Much is Enough?: Money and the Good Life | 06/18/12
Robert Skidelsky, Edward Skidelsky, Joanne J. Myers
Our obsession with amassing ever more wealth is actually robbing us of the good life, argue Robert and Edward Skidelsky. They identify seven basic needs that together make up the good life and lay out some radical social proposals to achieve them. » Studio » Multimedia

The "How" of Business Ethics in the Financial Sector | 04/04/12
Mary C. Gentile, Julia Taylor Kennedy
With his public resignation letter, Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith lamented "the decline in the firm's moral fiber." How can financial managers strengthen the ethical backbones of their organizations? What can a junior-level employee do to influence the firm's direction? » Studio » Multimedia

Finance and the Good Society | 04/03/12
Robert J. Shiller, Joanne J. Myers
Despite the financial industry's bad reputation in the wake of the financial crisis, finance could be one of the most powerful tools we have for solving our common problems. How can we harness it for the greater good? Robert Shiller has some groundbreaking ideas. » Studio » Multimedia

Ethics Matter: Mary Ellen Iskenderian, CEO of Women's World Banking | 03/21/12
Mary Ellen Iskenderian, Julia Taylor Kennedy
CEO of Women's World Banking Iskenderian explains why investing in women makes so much sense. She also tackles the recent critiques of microfinance and discusses how it is evolving. » Studio » Multimedia

Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government--and the Reckoning That Lies Ahead | 03/19/12
David J. Rothkopf
David Rothkopf issues a wake-up call to Americans:  We have to drop our knee-jerk, partisan attitudes and ask, "What will produce the kind of society that we want to have?" We also have to stop assuming that U.S. capitalism and U.S. views will be dominant in the future. » Studio » Multimedia

Creating an Ethical Business Culture | 03/06/12
Adlai Wertman, Alex J. Plinio, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Two business school leaders discuss ways that different schools are injecting business ethics into their curricula. "What you have to do is to have the courage to define success for yourself, with the understanding that your success may not be the same one as that of your classmates." » Studio » Multimedia

Ethics Matter: Economist and Development Expert Jeffrey Sachs | 12/09/11
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Jeffrey Sachs discusses America's economic and moral crisis; development aid; the Occupy Wall Street movement; and the mobilization of youth around the world, fighting for the basic principles of freedom, justice, and equality. » Studio » Multimedia

Ethics Matter: Economist and Development Expert Jeffrey Sachs | 12/06/11
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Jeffrey Sachs discusses America's economic and moral crisis; development aid; the Occupy Wall Street movement; and the mobilization of youth around the world, fighting for the basic principles of freedom, justice, and equality. » Studio » Multimedia

Ethics Matter: Microfinance Pioneer Susan Davis | 12/06/11
Susan Davis, Julia Taylor Kennedy
Microfinance started as a movement for social justice and women's equality and gave birth to an industry, says Davis. This gave rise to scale, efficiency, and large numbers of people being served--over 150 million of the world's poorest households. » Studio » Multimedia

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