BMW, BP and steelmaker ArcelorMittal are being targeted by a $2 trillion group of big investors over concern that they back ‘behind the scenes’ lobbying to undermine efforts to limit climate change while publicly backing carbon reduction.
The UK is taking measures to attempt to protect British companies with business interests in Iran from being caught by any new US sanctionsو said the foreign minister of the United kingdom, according to UK media.
While some may see corporate diversity initiatives as nothing more than glitzy marketing campaigns, a PSU business school professor's research shows that companies that hire a more diverse set of employees are rewarded with a richer pipeline of innovative products and a stronger financial position.
Japan’s reputation for flawless manufacturing quality and efficiency transformed the country’s postwar economy, changed business practices world-wide and spawned a library’s worth of management manuals and business advice books. Now, the model is cracking.
When federal agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores across the US earlier this month and arrested 21 workers suspected of being undocumented immigrants, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement director Tom Homan declared that the highly publicized raids were meant to send a message to employers: “If you are found to be breaking the law, you will be held accountable.”
Corporate results for 2017’s final quarter will start pouring in next week and are expected to be laden with one-time charges as US companies begin to cope with tax code changes, including a one-time tax on trillions of dollars in profits held overseas.
The United States has blacklisted several Russian companies and individuals over their alleged connection to the Ukrainian crisis and the 2014 reunification of the Crimean peninsula with the Russian mainland.