At a time when we’re consistently breaking our own global record for hottest year, the argument for environmental awareness and sustainable development is louder than ever.
Employees dread performance reviews, but managers feel they are an essential tool in helping them to gauge how well each part of the organization is performing and to devise corrective measures if needed.
The wealth-management sector has seen impressive growth worldwide over the past couple of years. In Asia and India, savings rates are high, and the richest are more and more numerous.
Among the discussions and agreements that arose during the G20 summit held at the beginning of July in Hamburg, Germany, the problem of steel-production overcapacity was one that will have to be settled once and for all.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is endorsed by the G20 and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to monitor and make recommendations about the global financial system in order to strengthen its international stability.
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Criteria Improve the Balance between Performance and Risk-Taking for Institutional Investors
Institutional investors are struggling to raise yields and are seeking the niches that can balance risks with yields. Faced with renewed volatility, growing risks and a persistent weakness in returns, institutional investors are increasing their exposure to riskier assets in order to improve the performance of their investments.
Recently Deutsche Bank agreed to pay a fine of $7.1 billion to the United States to end the prosecution of the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Deutsche Bank is accused, as are other financial institutions, of having sold so-called “toxic” products on the markets, which were backed by mortgage loans
The philosophy of sacrificing self-interest for the public good saw its way into the corporate world as early as the 18th century during the industrial revolution. The concept seems to have been borrowed from the philosophical, moral theory of ethical
On September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers, until then the fourth-largest investment bank in the United States, filed for bankruptcy. It was the first company of its size to fail in the history of the United States.