The Business Roundtable’s blockbuster statement redefining the purpose of a corporation almost reads like an apologia for capitalism.
Sustainability reporting can increase an organization’s value. But what do you report? As stakeholders look to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process, this article helps boards and leadership teams provide proper oversight of ESG disclosure.
It’s not your imagination: CEOs aren’t lasting that long. The recent news of scandal and bungled initial public offerings are only a handful of reasons why CEOs have lost their jobs.
Women are in every realm of government, law, academics and private enterprise — but they aren’t in every boardroom. California is trying to change that, becoming the first state in the nation to require female representation on public company boards.
Despite a government shutdown in early 2019, the IPO market has been fairly strong. Early signs indicate that 2019 could come close to a record last set in 2000, when $97 billion was raised in the dot-com bubble.
Two IPO experts share advice for private equity leaders ahead of going public. They also discuss popular types of IPOs, the trend of direct listings, and why super shares are bad for companies in the long term.
The federal government and the states just can’t seem to agree these days. Two major areas of disagreement are the legal status of marijuana and the issue of the environment.
It’s no secret that corporations globally plan to spend a significant amount on digital transformations in the next few years. But how much? And exactly what are they spending money on?
Machine learning has created exciting prospects for industry, science and humanity. It’s also hyped and heavily marketed in misleading ways.
Five years ago, Microsoft Corp. was in a tight spot. It was unable to take the smartphone market from Apple, the cloud sector from Amazon.com or search from Google, according to Nigel Vaz, digital transformation consultant and CEO of Publicis.Sapient. Microsoft seemed to be teetering right as Satya Nadella became CEO in 2014 and began transforming the company.