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Why Have Politicians Abandoned Economic and Financial Policies to Non-Elected Bankers?

June 6, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, EMERGING TRENDS, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Rodrigue Tremblay Since 1999, non-elected bankers have been in charge of economic policy in the US and other countries, with questionable results. Are we on the verge of a new financial crisis?   “There is the possibility… that, after the rate of interest has fallen to a certain level, liquidity-preference may become virtually absolute …

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Does Sustainable Performance Mean Abandoning Capitalism?

June 2, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, EMERGING TRENDS, Special Report: The Future is GreenComments (0)

By Martin P. Thomas and Mark W. McElroy We introduce multicapitalism and the MultiCapital Scorecard as a means of extending capitalism to include social and environmental performance. Setting related standards in organisations’ own contexts starts profound

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Understanding Corporate Credibility in Repeated Game between Enterprise and Stakeholders

June 1, 2016 • China, Climate Change & Society, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By Zonghao Bao and Han Wang This article investigates whether and how the interaction and repeated game between enterprise and stakeholders can influence corporate credibility performance in practice. The authors use the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

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The Convenient Choice: Investing in Solutions for a Better Future

May 23, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Europe, FINANCE & BANKING, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Responsible Finance, Special Report: The Future is GreenComments (1)

Sasja Beslik is Head of Responsible Investments at Nordea Assets Management, one of the leading asset managers in Europe when it comes to developing the concept of Responsible Investments. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Beslik expounds on

Stormy Forecast for Nuclear Energy Future

May 23, 2016 • Climate Change & Society, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, EMERGING TRENDS, World DevelopmentComments (2)

By Linda Pentz Gunter While nuclear energy continues to play a role in political discussion and decision-making circles, the financial realities indicate it is a dying industry with no meaningful role in the future energy mix. Too costly, too slow to build,

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US 2016 Election Is a Global Risk

April 25, 2016 • Americas, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Columns, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Dan Steinbock, EMERGING TRENDS, GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Relations, On US Election 2016Comments (0)

By Dan Steinbock As America is struggling amid a historical protest election, the political risk could undermine US economic rebound and the lingering global economic recovery. Europe will be least immune to spillovers, says Dan Steinbock.   Currently,

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Learning to Live in the World Instead of Ruling It

April 23, 2016 • Americas, Capitalism in the 21st Century, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, EMERGING TRENDS, International Relations, On US Election 2016, World Development, World PoliticsComments (1)

By John Grant So how should Americans live in this new world? That’s the crossroads we’re at, the question at hand. Some advocate a very costly re-arming of America for a 21st century conflagration that, if past is prologue, would end with an even more

Strategic role of Marketing

The Strategic Role of Marketing-Related Technology in Politics and What Business can Learn from It

March 25, 2016 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, EMERGING TRENDS, On US Election 2016Comments (1)

By Bruce Newman All organizations today need to use a wide array of databases available to learn everything they can about their target audience in an effort to make wise marketing decisions. The Obama Model has introduced the business world to a

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Sustainable Palm Oil Production is the Way Forward

March 25, 2016 • Asia - Pacific, Climate Change & Society, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, EMERGING TRENDS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report: The Future is Green, World DevelopmentComments (1)

Datuk Darrel Webber, CEO of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), is a speaker at the 2016 Responsible Finance Summit. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Webber talks about the benefits of sustainable palm oil production and the

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Financial Oligarchy vs. Feudal Aristocracy

March 25, 2016 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, EMERGING TRENDS, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMYComments (1)

By Ismael Hossein-zadeh and Anthony A. Gabb In this article the authors explore how modern capitalism mirrors the feudal system of centuries ago where today, the banks are the feudal lords, and the general public play the part of peasants.   Under the