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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 that, if development is undertaken with a holistic approach, urbanisation does not have to be the

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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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


Building Ethical Business Cultures: BRIC by BRIC

November 13, 2013 • Asia - Pacific, China, Climate Change & Society, Editor’s Choice, Europe, In-depth, IndiaComments (0)

By Alexandre Ardichvili, Douglas Jondle, Jack Wiley, Edgard Cornacchione, Jessica Li & Thomas Thakadipuram As the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRICs) continue to grow both in size and clout, and their resident multinational corporations


A View on Russian Economy Mid-term Perspectives

November 13, 2013 • EuropeComments (0)

By Sergey Drobyshevsky There are a lot of arguments illustrating the low probability of fast and stable growth of the Russian economy in mid-term perspective. Does it mean that the economy is doomed and Russia will go down in the list of top economies? The