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Global poverty – Are we closing our eyes?

How do you map health clinics or water delivery sources in a slum? Humanitarian agencies will be seeking answers to these and other questions as vulnerable populations settle in a sea of shacks on the outskirts of cities and towns across the world in the next few years. [...]

Do you agree with Joseph Stiglitz on market fundamentalism?

Yes that’s right not Islamic or Christian fundamentalism but Market fundamentalism. Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz has a lot to say about market extremists. As you may know, he predicted the recent economic crisis but nobody listened until it was too late. [...]

What’s your online reputation worth?

Small companies can be completely ruined by one person that decide to vent their grievances online. And for large companies losses can amount to millions of dollars. All it takes is one disgruntled employee or customer. [...]

CSR & Sustainability – capitalism at its best

Want to kill two birds with one stone? Then you should aim for CSR (corporate social responsibility) and sustainable development. Not only does it enable you to make positive contributions to society and our environment, it makes money for you as well. [...]