Kraft Heinz abandons its $143bn Unilever takeover plan
Shares in Unilever fell by eight percent after Kraft Heinz dramatically dropped its takeover bid
Israeli innovation drives foreign investment
Israel has established itself as a global innovation hub, offering profitable business opportunities for international investors
The advantage of private equity governance
How did a class discussion lead to an uncanny comparison between private equity governance and political governance?
Delaware: the home of business
Delaware, despite being a fairly unassuming state, is home to a huge number of Fortune 500 companies. A unique corporate tax system is one of the reasons behind this, writes Tom Bailey
What investors can do to crack down on corruption
Investors are forcing the hand of companies in combatting corruption for fear that the issue, if left unchecked, could come back to haunt them
Does a higher minimum wage squeeze profits?
Employers that rely on a low wage workforce are resisting the pressure to raise pay, fearing that it could squeeze profits
Why factory farming is no longer sustainable
Factory farming should raise a red flag for any mainstream investor. More than any other group, investors have the influence and motivation to instigate reform
Are shareholders adequately informed about the future of fossil fuels?
The fossil fuel industry’s refusal to accept anything other than a business-as-usual outlook could cost investors
Corporate transparency and disclosure needn’t be a burden
As the pressure for greater transparency and disclosure increases, some companies see the increased regulation as a burden. Successes show, however, that T&D can actually boost profitability and growth
Grupo Aval builds on a strong reputation in South America
Colombia has huge economic potential, and its financial sector is well positioned to help ensure investment gets to where it is needed most to secure its long-term goals
Argentina seeks compromise with holdout creditors
The new administration in Argentina hopes to end a long-running dispute with bondholders that rejected restructuring debt swap options
CEOs acknowledge climate change risks
The latest PwC CEO survey shows that business leaders are beginning to acknowledge the full extent of the threat posed by climate change
Gender blindness is the real measure of workplace equality
Today’s obsession with getting more women into high-level positions is doing more harm than good, and should not be the primary measure of gender equality
Climate change controversy could destroy big oil
Recent revelations that ExxonMobil may have known about climate change as early as the 1970s but misled the public in order to maximise profits could cost the company dearly
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