Indonesia’s economy expands at its weakest annual pace in more than five years after being affected by falling commodity prices.
With FATCA and global transparency, tax debts are more easily accessible. Should IRS debts be like airport departure taxes, so you pay before you go?
With the announcement that Scarlett Johansson will head up a live action Ghost in the Shell and the incessant bumbling surrounding the live action Akira, Hollywood seriously needs to up its game when it comes to adapting anime into live action. Late last year, George Takei kicked off a petition regarding the […]
As the world increasingly focuses on performance measures that aren’t captured in the financial statements, it is important to have some objective standards by which to measure social and environmental impacts and ethical corporate governance. Enter the SASB. Dr. Jean Rogers, CEO of the SASB, explains, “The information investors need […]
Over the past 30 years, there has been tremendous change in the role of marketers and marketing within the firm. A “Chief Marketing Officer” title was created, CMOs serve on leadership teams, and some CMOs even sit on boards. Yet, while some contend that the role of CMO (and their organization by default) have become more important, others point to the disaggregation of marketing activities across several C-level roles (e.g., Chief Data Officer, Chief Customer Experience Officer, etc.) or the declining number of CEOs who were formerly marketers, as evidence that perhaps marketers and marketing have become marginalized. To gain perspective on the change over time, I interviewed Bruce Rogers, the Chief Insights Officer for Forbes.
Illiteracy rates in West Africa were the highest in the world in 2009, but as recently as 2013 the World Bank reported that things were turning around. Across the region, many more children, especially girls, were enrolling in primary school. Despite these significant gains in enrollment rates, the underlying problem was […]
Mark Horvath has found an unusual calling in life. He’s taken to creating videos of people experiencing homelessness. His organization, Invisible People, produces videos of Horvath’s visits with people living on the streets, in shelters and otherwise down on their luck. The videos, posted on YouTube, are shared across social media. By […]
Today, Anthem Inc., the second largest health insurer in America revealed that hackers broke into the company’s servers and stole social security numbers and other personal information. This is a massive data breach with the potential to expose the information of nearly 80 million Anthem customers and has the potential to be […]
A new word has emerged in the lexicon of the new economy – financialization- defined as the “growing scale and profitability of the finance sector at the expense of the rest of the economy and the shrinking regulation of its rules and returns.” The success or failure of the financial […]