Following multiple scandals, investors persuade the bank to review what went wrong. Among the items being looked at: identifying systemic cultural and ethical root causes of the abuses, including at the board level. The goal: making sure it doesn’t happen again.
Columnist Gael O’Brien samples “Futures Thinking” at the annual BSR conference for sustainability executives.
ICE officials have invited tech companies, including Microsoft, to develop algorithms that will track visa holders’ social media activity.
“Feeling down?” “Having a hard time getting up in the morning?” The appeals come directly from the TV to you, the consumer, promising pharmaceutical cures for a variety of ailments.
The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world to permit these pitches. Research shows that they work.
“B-Corp” is a certification awarded by the non-profit B Lab to for-profit companies which meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.
Decisions in recent legal cases are fueling debate about whether the First Amendment’s protection of commercial speech could undermine the FDA’s ability to prevent drug marketing abuses.