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How Financial Reform Fails the George Carlin Test

Posted:  May 23, 2010

Dispite a lot of high-minded rhetoric and lots of big words, the financial reform package still fails to address the underlying ugly truths at the heart of the financial crisis.


Is it the man or the job? The same questions asked about the Director of National Intelligence may apply to CROs.

Posted: May 22, 2010
As Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence (DNI), becomes the third DNI to resign in frustration, questions are finally surfacing that it may not be the man, it may be the way the job is structured.  Unfortunately, many of the same structural flaws haunt CROs.

Where do we go from here? Looking at the BP Oil Spill from the viewpoint of the CR profession.

Posted:  May 21, 2010
As a society and as a profession where do we go from here?  Do we neeed more laws and regulations or do we need a greater force of will and determination to hold our companies and ourselves to a higher standard?  We can't comply our way to greatness.  When compliance becomes the goal, no one takes responsibility.  When compliance becomes the goal, no one goes above and beyond. 

In cases like the BP Oil Spill should Corporate Responsibility Officers be held liable?

Posted: May 19, 2010

Should Tim Probert, President of Halliburton's Global Business Lines and the company's senior Environment, Health, & Safety Officer, be held criminally liable for the company's role in the BP Oil Spill?  Should BP's Corporate Responsibility officials?  Transocean's?


What's Chinese for "sustainable"?

Posted: May 12, 2010
Asian-Pacific economies continue growing at a rate almost unprecedented in human history.  Double digit increases in GDP, employment, building, and carbon output.  What does this growth mean for the rest of the world?  What hidden economic, environmental, and political costs lurk beneath the surface?


Who do you trust?

Posted: May 10, 2010

How should we judge corporate responsibility?  What data and sources of data should we trust?  Particularly in a world of near-universally available publishing where data may be incorrect or easily manipulated, how do we know which data are correct? 


What Makes a “Real” Corporate Responsibility Program?

Posted: April 26, 2010

Some companies have CR programs in name only. How about yours?

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