Patients may think their insurers are fighting on their behalf for the best prices. But saving patients money is often not their top priority. Just ask Michael Frank.
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.
An increasing number of practitioners incorporate ESG issues into fixed-income portfolios and funds. Unlike their colleagues in equity markets, fixed-income practitioners still can’t vote on ESG issues at companies where they invest. But they do engage.
Business Ethics Magazine is collaborating with the CFA Institute on an eight-article series that recaps the Institute’s ongoing research into the application of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards to investment analysis and selection. Here’s a listing of the articles in the series published to date.
Should companies embrace the notion that profit and social purpose are both critical elements of business success? BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says ‘Yes’ – and big asset managers increasingly agree.
“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.