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#ClimateCrisis/GDP=#DIV/0!

Today we’re witnessing a global Climate Strike led primarily by children because – according to science – the future of our planet is in peril. So it’s probably a good time to ask why most of us are willing to carry on our daily lives as normal. I don’t mean to be...

‘Just Call Me Paul….’

I went to a conference recently where a member of one of the UK security agencies was speaking – he couldn’t give his name, no photographs were allowed, no mention on social media and he could not be further than 6 feet away from his laptop at any time. My interest...

Insulin prices in America. What the……!? (Part 2)

In last week’s blog (Part 1) we tried to answer the complex question of what is flawed with current insulin pricing system in America. But that left out one vital bit- the why. This week I want to explain why it is so dysfunctional and how the forces at play – given...

Insulin prices in America. What the……!? (Part 1)

I often struggle to come up with a title for my blogs, but other times – like this week – it’s difficult to pick between all the options. I had thought about ironically calling it “No collusion!” but you’ve probably had enough of that phrase. I considered “Because we...

Stewardship Enquiry

Questions are being asked regarding the role of corporations in society. Similarly, expectations regarding the role of shareholders are changing and proposed changes to the UK Stewardship Code reflect this.The Code sets the framework for how fund managers should think...

Diluted Disclosures

“We don't have a sustainability strategy that sits separate from our business strategy, they go hand in hand.” These were the words of Patrick K. Decker, President, CEO & Director of Xylem Inc, speaking during their Q2 earnings conference call on the 1st August...

Short & Distort

Forget “pump & dump”… boiler rooms of dodgy salesmen convincing poor retail clients that a stock is going to the moon is soo 1980s. This decade is all about “FAKE NEWS” … and as we know, fake news is much more effective when it’s bad, very bad, maybe the worst...

Nothing new under the sun

Every single second, the sun furnishes the earth with more than six thousand times the energy produced by all our power plants, engines, factories, furnaces and fires combined! And as far back as 2000 years ago, Chinese architects were aligning windows and doors with...

Soapbox Speaks: Amplifon podcast

In the latest Soapbox Speaks podcast, Craig Bonthron meets Enrico Vita, the Chief Executive the world’s largest hearing aid supplier. Since joining Amplifon 5 years ago, Enrico has taken on the challenge of running the business while also meeting sustainability...

Dark patterns: Abuse of power is a strategic mistake

Have you ever found that perfect hotel for your holiday online, only to click on it and find out you MUST BOOK NOW as they only have 2 rooms left? Of course you have- we’ve all been there. Consumer products and media companies are well aware of human psychological...

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