This interview touches on the seven promise-keeping strategies which are described in a new article by Doty in strategy+business magazine, and which are summarized in this blog post.
In an explosive scandal, global regulators suspect the 4pm fix is quite possibly fixed. Traditionally it's the London hour when rates for currencies like the dollar are set. It's now suspected that traders colluded to rig markets for private gain. Financial journalist Gregg Fields and Professor Justin O'Brien, director of the Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation at the University of New South Wales in Australia, discuss the role that institutional corruption may have played.
Dr. John Ruggie—one of the 25 most influential international relations scholars in the United States and Canada (according to Foreign Policy magazine), Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Law School professor, and the author of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights—talks with bioethicist and Edmond J. Safra Lab Fellow Dr. Jennifer E. Miller about his experiences drafting and implementing the UN Guiding Principles. These principles constitute the most comprehensive and authoritative global standard in the area of business and human rights, to date.
50 years after President Lyndon Johnson declared War on Poverty, the number of Americans living below the poverty line remains stubbornly high. Daniel Weeks, a non-resident fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, discusses the political dimensions of persistent poverty in America and presents solutions to overcome the systematic disenfranchisement of millions of poor people in the democratic process – including the upcoming NHRebellion walk across New Hampshire for campaign finance reform, led by E.J. Safra Center Director Lawrence Lessig.
Wall Street is in for a shakeup under the newly adopted Volcker Rule. In this exclusive podcast for the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard business professor emeritus Malcolm Salter and financial journalist Gregg Fields discuss what it does, what lies ahead -- and why every American should care.