Executive Compensation: What to consider in preparing for 2021
August 14 | Paul Washington, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
As companies prepare for their compensation committees to make year-end decisions on 2020 incentive plan payouts, and design their programs for 2021, we expect they will proceed with an extra degree of care. Next year may not be a time for immediate major shifts in executive compensation, but for deeper analysis and dialogue that could lead to fundamental changes.
Company Valuations, Wall Street and Main Street and how they jive… or not
August 11 | Influencers Podcast | Comments (0)
Tim Koller, Partner and Core Leader of the Corporate Finance Practice at McKinsey & Company, explores with our Marketing Institute Leader, JP Kuehlwein, why there is often a deep disparity in corporate valuations between Wall Street and Main Street – and how to make sense of it all.
Corporate Citizenship in the Global South during COVID-19: Part 4 – The Middle East
August 11 | ESG News and Views Podcast | Comments (0)
In the final part of our series exploring corporate citizenship in the Global South during COVID-19, Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, speaks with Bassam Alfeeli, Director of Innovation at The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, and Jennifer Suleiman, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Malek Hammoud, Chief Investment & Digital Officer from the Zain Group on how digital transformation is accelerating positive change across The Middle East.
Joshua McCabe on rich states and poor states in the COVID-19 pandemic
August 11 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
COVID-19 has caused hardship and suffering throughout the US but some states and regions were likely better positioned to deal with the public health and economic crisis before it arrived. Dr. Joshua McCabe, Assistant Dean for Social Sciences at Endicott College and Senior Fellow at the Niskanen Center, joins to discuss how differences in state and local finances may be affecting responses to, and recovery from, the pandemic, and what the Federal government is doing about it.
Ken Rusk on his latest book, Blue Collar Cash
August 11 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Ken Rusk, ‘Million Dollar Ditch Digger’ and author of Blue Collar Cash”, joins Marketing Institute Leader, JP Kuehlwein, to discuss his latest book, which demonstrates that blue-collar trades can be a source of pride and that you can find your version of happiness by pursuing a hands-on craft. The economy is in desperate need of skilled tradespeople and those who are willing to work hard can make good money. Learn how to achieve your dreams, regardless of your educational background or past.
Nora Gordon on COVID-19 and Schools
August 07 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
With COVID-19 continuing to pose a severe public health threat, the US is headed “back-to-school” under clouded circumstances likely to worry students, parents, and educators alike. As policymakers at all levels attempt to weigh evidence, assess risks, and plot the best path forward, Dr. Nora Gordon, Associate Professor at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, joins to discuss school decision-making, budget pressures, and federal funding supports.
Off The Shelf: Step Back: How to Bring the Art of Reflection into Your Busy Life
August 05 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
In this episode of Off The Shelf, Harvard Business Professor, Joseph L. Badaracco, discusses his latest book which argues that we don’t need long periods of solitude or tranquility to reflect well in ways that are useful, meaningful, and sometimes profound, and offers a new approach to self-reflection that better fits into a professional's busy life.
Vicki Shabo and Chantel Boyens on supporting work and care during the COVID-19 pandemic
August 03 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted schools, workplaces, and other daily arrangements that helped families balance employment with care responsibilities, casting a spotlight on the struggles of millions of Americans trying to make it all work. Vicki Shabo, from New America, and Chantel Boyens, from the Urban Institute, join to discuss the challenges facing caregivers, how it affects US efforts to “re-open,” and what steps government and businesses have taken, or may take in the future, to help
Why Workplace Giving Programs Work
July 31 | Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation | Comments (0)
A recently released study found that workplace giving programs are growing in popularity and acceptance as companies look for more ways of investing in communities that are key to their business.