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November 1, 2005
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Al Gore: Factoring Earth into the Balance Sheet

The former Vice President says integrating environmental responsibility with business is "one of the most critical decisions" facing our entire world.
November 1, 2005
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Vyomesh Joshi: The Business Plan is Simple, Executing It is Hard

The executive from HP's imaging and printing group explains the five pillars of a sustainable business, and how to see them through.
June 1, 2005
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The G8 Debt Relief Plan May Not Help

A move to forgive $40 billion in debt owed by the world's poorest nations is unlikely to result in large benefits for the struggling countries.
March 11, 2005
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Stanford Alumni Conference in London: Global Business, Global Poverty

Professor John Roberts moderated. Distinguished panelists included John Browne, MS ’81; Sir Dominc Cadbury, MBA ’64; and Sir Deryck Maughan, MS ’79.
February 1, 2005
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Hau Lee: The Role of Confidence in Successful Supply Chains

How shared information and trust can curb irrational worry and prevent inefficiencies.
October 1, 2004
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Outsourcing Has No Easy Answers, Say Panelists

Most panelists at the Oct. 9 conference say competitiveness is the key weapon against social inequality and unemployment associated with outsourcing.
October 1, 2004
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Use Weighted Averages to Determine Transfer Pricing

A prize-winning paper presents a real-world method for transfer pricing that incorporates both management and tax considerations.
May 1, 2004
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Vinod Khosla: Microlending to End Poverty

The venture capitalist calls funding low-income entrepreneurs "one of the most important economic phenomena since the advent of capitalism."
March 12, 2004
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Leonard Lauder: "We're a Family in Business, Not a Family Business"

The second-generation leader of Estee Lauder Companies explains why taking the business public was key to global expansion.
January 1, 2004
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Economics Research: What Would Happen if We Removed Borders?

When two countries join, both almost always benefit economically from greater access to ideas, capital, and customers.