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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 Cremer discusses the state of executive pay now and whether organisations will curtail it …

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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

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New Capitalism: A Holistic Approach to Development

September 26, 2014 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, EMERGING TRENDS, Europe, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

Interview with Jan Sturesson Jan Sturesson is Global Leader of Government and Public Services Industry at PwC. In the following interview with The World Financial Review, Jan answers some of today’s burning questions on sustainable development and argues

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Sustainability: Getting Down to Business

September 26, 2014 • Climate Change & Society, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, EMERGING TRENDS, Europe, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

Interview with Nikos Avlonas As the Millennium Development Goals near their 2015 deadline, the role that the private sector must play in driving a global sustainability agenda is becoming clearer than ever. Below, Nikos Avlonas, founder and President of the

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Is Effective Waste Collection the key to a Circular Economy?

September 26, 2014 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Climate Change & Society, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, EMERGING TRENDS, Europe, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Jonas Törnblom As urbanisation intensifies and sustainability climbs higher up the global agenda, new solutions to old challenges are more important than ever. Waste management is one such challenge, but by investing in cleaner, more efficient

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Toward a New Global Russia: Leaving the BRICS Behind

September 26, 2014 • Asia - Pacific, Europe, Frontier Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMY, International RelationsComments (0)

By Terence Tse, Mark Esposito, and Olaf Groth While Russia’s growth in the early 2000s inspired confidence in its potential as a global economic powerhouse, falling international oil prices and foreign military exploits have slowed the pace of growth and

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EU Post-Crisis Resilience and Fragility: Collateral Damage or Global Recovery

July 28, 2014 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, Europe, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Irene Finel-Honigman There is a perception of steady economic recovery across the post-sovereign debt crisis within the European Union (EU) and the Eurozone. Data and market-driven indicators, however, belie weaknesses and danger points revealed in the EU

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The National Origins of Policy Ideas

July 28, 2014 • Americas, Europe, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Governance & Regulation, World PoliticsComments (0)

By John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen  In this article John Campbell and Ove Pedersen argue that the way policy ideas are generated by knowledge regimes varies considerably across countries; and the effect on national politics is significant. Globalization

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Perceptionomics – How to Solve the Eurozone Crisis

May 28, 2014 • Europe, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Terence Tse and Mark Esposito The “north vs. south” mentality of the Eurozone is not helping anyone, least of all the European Union as a whole. Berating the southern European countries for not having ‘stronger’ economies is harmful to everyone.

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The European Union Policies in the Aftermath of The Global Economic Crisis

November 13, 2013 • Europe, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Laura N Haar The global economic crisis has forced national and regional policy makers to reconsider their policy priorities in order to speed up economic recovery. Below, Laura N Haar considers how some EU policies have been affected by the financial