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Global Energy Dilemmas: Revisited

January 25, 2015 • Climate Change & Society, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By Michael Bradshaw When it comes to global energy consumption, business as usual is no longer an option. Here Michael Bradshaw reflects on the energy dilemmas we face today, at the beginning of what will be a crucial year in determining the international


Cheap and Clean: Attitudes to Energy in a USA Concerned with Climate Change

January 25, 2015 • Americas, Climate Change & Society, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By Stephen Ansolabehere and David Konisky In light of the recent agreement between the US and China to cut greenhouse gas emissions, US climate policy has been the focus of much scrutiny. But how do the American public think about climate change? Is it high


Lessons from the Microsoft Antitrust Cases

January 25, 2015 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Capitalism in the 21st Century, International LawComments (0)

By Andrew I Gavil and Harry First For three decades Microsoft has been engaged with the global system for enforcing competition policy. In an excerpt from their new book The Microsoft Antitrust Cases, the authors Andrew I. Gavil and Harry First examine the


How Asia Works Finance: The Merits of A Short Leash

November 26, 2014 • Asia - Pacific, Capitalism in the 21st Century, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Joe Studwell Deregulating finance for short-term gains may work in developed Western economies, and even then only at times, but premature deregulation has wreaked havoc in many poorer nations. Here Joe Studwell looks to East Asian economic history to


Banking on Sustainability

November 26, 2014 • Climate Change & Society, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report: The Future is GreenComments (0)

Interview with Karin Ireton Business sectors worldwide are increasingly taking action on sustainability, and the financial sector is no exception. The World Financial Review talks to Karin Ireton, Head of Sustainability Management at Standard Bank Group,


Dubai Investments Park: Setting New Benchmarks in Sustainability

November 26, 2014 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, EMERGING TRENDS, Frontier Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Middle East & Africa, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report: The Future is GreenComments (0)

Dubai Investments Park DIP, the largest integrated commercial, industrial and residential community in the Middle East


Putting Executive Pay in Context

November 26, 2014 • Americas, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Europe, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMYComments (0)

By David De Cremer Before the financial crisis executive pay in the finance sector had skyrocketed; bonuses were no longer given to reward hard and successful work, but rather automatically – no matter what the employee performance was. Below David De


The Wind of Change Must Blow Waste Further up the Agenda

November 26, 2014 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Climate Change & Society, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, EMERGING TRENDS, Europe, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report: The Future is GreenComments (0)

By Jonas Törnblom Climate change, a shrinking planet and the increasing threat of weather-related disasters are problems that are not going away, but we still have time to manage their effects and reduce the likelihood of environmental and public health


Can Capitalism Save the Environment?

November 26, 2014 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, Governance & Regulation, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Tabitha M. Benney Developing economies can provide an invaluable contribution to the effort to prevent further climate change. Below Tabitha M. Benney illustrates how a better understanding of differing market economies is needed before policymakers try to