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

Uschi Schreiber | Posted 10.23.2014 | 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...

Another Fumble For Groupon

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 04.01.2012 | Technology

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Groupon Inc. said Friday that its fourth-quarter loss was wider than initially reported because it needed to increase the amount of ...

Ernst & Young Named 'Employer Of The Year' By LGBT Advocacy Group, Provides Unique Benefit For Same-Sex Couples

Posted 01.13.2012 | Gay Voices

International accountancy firm Ernst & Young is quickly living up to its new title as the world's "most gay-friendly employer" by offering its lesbian...

Audit Panel Finds No Violations In Handover Of Disgraced Company

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - A panel reviewing the auditing of Olympus Corp after its $1.7 billion accounting scandal said it had so far not found any proble...

You Actually Can't Use Work To Hide From Your Life

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 02.06.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

If you've ever thought of work as a refuge from the things that aren't going so well in your personal life, you may be in denial, new research suggests.

Why Entrepreneurs Are Washington's Best Bet

Herb Engert | Posted 01.03.2012 | Small Business
Herb Engert

Entrepreneurs are the nation's economic heroes -- dedicated people who are a critical factor in the resilience of the U.S. economy. Even in an environment of doubt, they are prepared to take the risk of investing to grow their companies -- and that growth equals more jobs.

Why We Are the 53% Fits Into We Are the 99%... Besides the Math

Edward Murray | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Edward Murray

Regardless of what tax bracket we are in, I think we can all agree that it is morally reprehensible that the current financial system is structured to allow easy purchase of, and control over, our elected officials.

Banks Still Need To Become Less Risky, Industry Survey Says

Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

Banks need to do more to shift away from a culture of risk and the excessive pay structures that prevailed before the financial crisis, an industry ...

Ernst & Young Sued For Fraud Over Lehman

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — New York's attorney general is suing accounting giant Ernst & Young, accusing it of helping defunct investment bank Lehman Brothers h...

STEM Is Fundamental to 'Green' Accounting

Dominick Brook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dominick Brook

Comprehension of the broader "STEM" issues -- science, technology, engineering and math --allows me to provide more in-depth and effective counsel to my clients on their sustainability strategies.

Winning Women

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

For 24 years Ernst and Young, a global company with 144,000 employees,which specializes in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services, has he...