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Overcoming Short-Termism within British Business: The Key to Sustained Economic Growth

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The Labour Party, UK
Publication Year: 2013

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This Review looks at ‘short-termism’ within British business: the pressure to focus on short-term results to the possible detriment of the long-term health of a company, or even a whole industry. The investigation confirmed that short-termism constrains the ambition of UK business, holding back its development and inhibiting economic growth...

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Interview: Matthew Arnold on Steering Sustainability at JP Morgan

Author: Gunther, Marc
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Guardian
Publication Year: 2013

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Marc Gunther interviews Matthew Arnold, JP Morgan Chase's head of environmental affairs on asking clients uncomfortable questions and identifying environmental and social risk in fracking and other practices...

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TED Talks: Video Collection

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Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: TED
Publication Year: 2013

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This video collection of TED Talks highlights social, environmental and ethical issues related to business and can be used as an introduction to this varied video library on fascinating ideas by remarkable people.

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Capitec Bank: Leveraging Banking Innovations to Attract Wealthier Customers

Authors: Barnard, Helena; Ansell, Gwen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business; Gordon Institute of Business Science
Publication Year: 2012

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Capitec Bank was a new bank established at the end of apartheid to offer banking services and loans to the large numbers of low-income potential customers newly opened to economic progress and aspiration by the end of the discriminatory system. The case will be useful for postgraduate MBA courses and short courses focused on a key challenge of doing business at the so-called “base of the pyramid”: how successfully can an enterprise in a changing competitive climate both continue to consolidate and develop its low-income market, while at the same time diversifying its reach into higher-income banking markets?

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Making Lemonade in Chicago's Troubled Neighborhoods

Authors: Retsinas, Nicolas P.; Lamas, Jazzmin; Strope, Lisa
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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This case focuses on the complexities of building a real estate portfolio in two low-income neighborhoods of Chicago, Roseland and Englewood, during the foreclosure crises in 2011.

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Nurturing Green: Vows and Woes of an Entrepreneur (A, B)

Authors: Gupta, Nakul; Goyal, D.P.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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It was February 2012 and the founder of Nurturing Green, a plants-as-gifts enterprise, faced an important business decision. As he pondered the deal presented to him by an investment firm, he wondered about the wisdom of giving up 50 per cent control of his company in return for the investment firm’s offer of $10 million in capital funding...

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When Exotic Investments Are Too Good to be True

Author: Sterngold, James
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: CNNMoney
Publication Year: 2012

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Many investors don't trust Wall Street anymore, so they're putting money into exotic alternatives. The saga of two friends provides a window into a growing peril.

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PRIDE Industries

Author: Arnheiter, Edward D.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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PRIDE, a non-profit enterprise that hired workers with disabilities, wished to earn business and reputation based on the universal measures used by customers worldwide — price, quality and delivery — while maintaining its social mission...

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Goldlake Eurocantera/Honduras

Authors: Anderson, Marty; Carte, Assheton L. Stewart; Erzurumlu, S. Sinan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Babson College
Publication Year: 2012

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GOLD launched Goldlake, a mining industry investment company, through its subsidiary Eurocantera in Honduras. Goldlake considered its organizational goals to be commercial viability and the environmental and social impacts of its business decisions on reputational and financial value. This case focuses on how Goldlake developed values based on principles of human and environmental sensitivity, and how it turned the social innovation of community inclusiveness into a competitive advantage.

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EcoPost: Financing a Green Startup in Africa

Authors: Sorensen, Jesper; Kennedy, Michael; Jorasch, Gina
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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Based in Nairobi, Kenya, EcoPost manufactures construction posts out of the thousands of tons of plastic waste produced daily by the city. However, they face many obstacles overcoming skepticism from investors, largely because of their relatively poor financial record keeping...

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