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Environmental Disclosure At Tipping Point... After 500-Year Journey

Jon Lukomnik | Posted 05.16.2016 | Green
Jon Lukomnik

We're on the eve of a new dawn in environmental reporting by companies and investors. Some may think that's a bold prediction.

The End Of Maternity Leave As We Know It?

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

Another big company just effectively got rid of “maternity leave," making its parental leave policy the same for men and women. Consulting firm Erns...

Time Off Helps You Thrive in Life and Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 04.05.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

It's no surprise that most adults are overworked and overwhelmed but the counterintuitive reality is that many are not taking all the paid time off th...

Why Hire Disabled Workers? 4 Powerful (and Inclusive) Companies Answer

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Sarah Blahovec

There are many businesses that are leading the way in promoting an inclusive workplace, businesses that are proud of the advancements they have made in hiring workers with disabilities. Why are they so passionate about hiring disabled workers?

(VIDEO) "Invalid Traffic" is Highest in Mobile Video, Ernst & Young's Terlizzi

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Andy Plesser

Fraud, malware and pirated sites are costing the digital media industry over $8 billion a year.   While the problem pervades all digital media, the h...

Want Higher Revenue Growth? Get a Compliance Ethics Program

Russ Warner | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Russ Warner

If top managers want to create a strong, lasting company with high revenues, they must clearly and frequently communicate their stance regarding ethical behavior. By implementing a culture of honesty and integrity at the top, employees will learn which behaviors are allowed and which are not.

Emily Peck

The Feminist Case For Paternity Leave

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business

It might sound counterintuitive, but one of the best things companies can do for new moms is give new dads more leave.

Why We Need More Senior Women Leaders in Tax

Kate Barton | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Kate Barton

It's hard to ignore the mounting evidence that more gender-balanced leadership teams correlate with better business performance -- and the tax profession is no exception.

How Purpose Can Regain Trust

Uschi Schreiber | Posted 04.11.2015 | World
Uschi Schreiber

For many of us who attended this year's World Economic Forum, the issue of trust dominated much of the discussion. Despite the improving global economy, trust in global institutions among the world's population is at an all-time low.

Welcome to Davos 2015

Uschi Schreiber | Posted 03.23.2015 | World
Uschi Schreiber

The aim of Thursday's discussion is to elevate this issue with the world's leadership in attendance at Davos. Our conversation is to shed light on what interventions are necessary to accelerate gender equity at all levels of the professional world.

Women Remain Under-Represented in Public Sector Leadership Across the G20

Uschi Schreiber | Posted 12.23.2014 | World
Uschi Schreiber

Unconscious bias, in both men and women, is powerful and pervasive. Leaders need to send a consistent message to achieve greater equality at senior levels.

International Corporate Volunteering: Profitable for Multinational Corporations

Alice Korngold | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business
Alice Korngold

People from multinational corporations head off and volunteer for weeks or months in another country, leaving their work behind for others to do. Building a better world is good for business.

A Woman Mastering the Machine

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Men -- and, let's face it, a lot of women -- don't equate math, analytics and technology with women. They obviously haven't met Sheila Talton, the founder and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics, a Chicago-based company that builds data analytics capabilities.

Punched in the Face: A New Leadership Contract Emerges

Valerie Keller | Posted 03.30.2014 | World
Valerie Keller

A new leadership contract is emerging: an implicit agreement between CEOs and stakeholders to ensure long-term, sustainable value creation and legitimacy.

EY Honors Top Women Entrepreneurs at Winning Women Luncheon at the Strategic Growth Forum

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

"When I saw that little girl on television, she was a beautiful girl. They asked her why she didn't like the African-American doll and she said it was ugly -- "her skin is ugly just like my skin." I cried. You cannot have little girls growing up and believing that they are unattractive."

Intrapreneurship Presents Solutions for MENA's Large Public Sector

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Mehrunisa Qayyum

Intrapreneurship is characterized by the "start up" style of management, characterized by flexibility, innovation, and risk-taking. The objective is to circumvent bureaucracy and fast-track private sector development by harnessing or taking advantage of new opportunities and new processes or designs.

Awkward...

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business

When seeking to rebrand a major multinational company, it's best to avoid new names that may link you to "sexy boys." Yet that's precisely the pred...

Does This Get Women Into The C-Suite?

Posted 06.19.2013 | Women

Are girls who play team sports more likely to end up in C-suite positions? Apparently so. This week, accounting firm Ernst & Young released the...

Do Hedge Funds Care? Yes, They Really Do!

April Rudin | Posted 05.17.2013 | Impact
April Rudin

Who better than professional money managers to raise and invest funds while applying the skills that make them successful in their day jobs to philanthropic initiatives?

When Tax Avoidance Crosses the Line

Christopher Bergin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Christopher Bergin

With the economy showing signs of recovery, it's high time that our federal lawmakers move beyond these self-induced crises and begin to talk about tax reform that can help taxpayers move forward with a clear understanding of how the tax code works and how much they owe.

Here's Why Obama Is Right About Susan Rice

Alexia Parks | Posted 01.29.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Women excel at negotiation, diplomacy and collaboration. In today's volatile, interconnected world, what is needed is more nurturing and collaboration.

Companies EVERYONE Wants To Work For

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Satuer, Alexander E.M. Hess, and Samuel Weigley | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: For the fourth year in a row, business students from around the world rated Google as the company they would most like to work for...

Sustainability Is Apolitical, So Republicans and Democrats Unite!

Anca Novacovici | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green
Anca Novacovici

If you are in an organization that believes that sustainability is anti-business, consider that those who support the free market believe in shareholder wealth maximization and in growing their business.

More Corporate Executives Are Using Bribery In Hunt For Growth

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business

LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) - A growing number of senior executives around the world are willing to pay bribes to win or keep business, as the hunt for...

Cash-strapped Detroit Will Pay Outside Consultants $1.35 Million

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 05.01.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council on Tuesday agreed to up the amount paid to the accounting and consulting firm Ernst & Young, despite the city's fiscal crisis. Ci...