The Role of Business at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development
The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (“Rio+20”), coming up in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, presents an auspicious opportunity for the global business community to make a genuine commitment to addressing sustainable development.
In the fierce debate over health-care reform, much lip service has been paid to the escalating cost of health insurance. But few are hit harder by rising premiums than small-business owners. Frequently operating on paper-thin profit margins, many Main Street businesses fight month-to-month simply to make payroll.
Stuffed: An Insider’s Look at Who’s (Really) Making America Fat and How the Food Industry Can Fix It
By Hard Cardello and Doug Garr, Ecco, 2010
Former food and beverage executive Cardello and author Garr contend that focusing on the bottom line makes it difficult for Americans to eat healthily.
There is a relationship between a country’s political instability and businesses’ decisions to invest in that country. The map below uses two thoroughly-researched and celebrated indices to examine these sub-factors – investment freedom and political instability – and their ranges across the globe.