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How Painful Are the Hidden Costs of an ESG Strategy?

August 17, 2022


Given procurement's traditional focus on costs, have we calculated the true cost of an ESG strategy?

Avoiding the bust: Why India’s new eCommerce boom isn’t a bubble by Jon Hansen

January 9, 2015


We are all likely familiar with the term those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it. There is also the saying that “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.”  Just as an interesting aside, Albert Einstein is often times given credit for making this observation, […]

The tax repatriation holiday . . . a boom for high tech firms but a bust for the economy and jobs?

June 20, 2011


Think about this for a moment . . . American-based companies who have become global powerhouses because of the tremendous opportunities afforded them by being based in America, invest up to 90% of their money outside of the country as a means of avoiding taxes.  While the Financial Times article indicated that the high tech […]