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First do no harm; B-Schools and their physics envy

June 8th, 2009

Views on the culpability of schools in the economic meltdown range from one extreme to another, as do the prescriptions for how to win back the trust of business and students.

MBAs pledge to do good

Graduating students from Harvard Business School are lining up in their droves to sign an oath which requires them to “create value responsibly and ethically”.


Flip for good

May 12th, 2009

Here is a great idea for capturing user-generated content from the front lines of philanthropy at home and abroad; two video cameras for the price of one:


Using the Opacity Index to Manage the Risks of Cross Border Business

April 15th, 2009

Joel Kurtzman writes:  “I hope you find the attached annual update of the Opacity Index useful in your endeavors.”

How Johnson & Johnson leverages and nurtures sophisticated social programs at business schools.

April 8th, 2009

By deploying corporate philanthropy dollars to tackle pressing social issues directly though customized programs at UCLA, Wharton, INSEAD and others, Johnson & Johnson’s initiatives go well beyond your father’s executive education. 

At last a plan for a fair and sustainable credit derivatives market

January 25th, 2009

The internationally respected Network for Sustainable Financial Markets has just released a blueprint for fundamental changes to the Credit Derivatives market. The Network suggests that proposed changes will bring fairness and sustainability to what has been a dangerously opaque and, as a result, mispriced sector of the financial system.

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