Nouriel Roubini, Kübra Koldemir and Paul Smith
This article has exclusively been written for The Banker.
September 13, 2021
Imagine a modern-day family, where parents were about to send their children to school. There would
be no question that most parents would try to send their children to the best school and encourage
them to speak their minds openly, no matter their gender. These parents would be highly insulted if it
was suggested that they would behave otherwise.
Despite this, the same cannot always be said for company culture.
By Fabrizio Palmucci and Kubra Koldemir
August 16, 2021
Define the Why
Within asset management, the story of recent years has been the emergence of sustainability or ESG tainted products. Redecorating existing funds to create a ESG look-and-feel has been a new trend on the back of substantial flows into ESG products. Yet many investors and clients are very smart and they are developing the skills to be able to tell very easily if an investment strategy is genuinely authentic. Besides, regulators also have started paying attention, especially in Europe, to the issue of funds which use pretended or misinforming names.READ MORE
Dr. Nouriel Roubini, Anand Ramachandran, CFA
Contributors: Paul Smith, CFA, Kubra Koldemir
This article has exclusively been written for Reuters Events Sustainable Business.
July 17, 2021
What type of a society do we want to live in? Do we want a world where every human being is able to live in dignity or a world that continues to be ruled by rising imbalances?READ MORE
By Caroline Codsi , Kübra Koldemir and Richard Betts
May 5, 2021
It is British philosopher Alain de Botton who said: ‘’we become fully human only through education’’. We expect education to be accessible, free and compulsory everywhere in the world; but in reality, according to the United Nations, there are still 260 million children out of school!READ MORE
Anand Ramachandran, CFA, Paul Smith, CFA, Dr. Yılmaz Argüden and Kübra Koldemir
March 9, 2021
The need for corporate purpose and the question of “why” companies do what they do is becoming ever more important. For a corporation articulating an inspiring purpose to all the stakeholders and especially to the employees is just a first step. Next comes the challenge of how to walk the talk?READ MORE
Paul Smith, CFA, Anand Ramachandran, CFA, Dr. Yılmaz Argüden and Kübra Koldemir
September 27, 2020
Previously in our Blog, we have explored the need for corporate purpose and to ask the question “why” companies do what they do. We emphasized the significance of an inspiring purpose articulated in the form of a mission statement in ensuring durable, high quality relationships with stakeholders.READ MORE
Paul Smith, CFA, Dr. Yılmaz Argüden, Anand Ramachandran, CFA and Kübra Koldemir
July 27, 2020
There are different ways an organization can attract and engage its various stakeholders. Having an inspiring purpose articulated in form of a mission statement may be one of the most effective ways. An even simpler concept is presented by Simon Sinek, the British-American author, who offers “WHY” as an influential notion in his impactful book “Start with why”.READ MORE
Anand Ramachandran, CFA, Dr. Yılmaz Argüden, Paul Smith, CFA and Kübra Koldemir
May 29, 2020
“Trust is the essence of good governance and the foundation for sustainable development.” Trust is very fragile. It takes special attention to detail to build and even more to protect it. As Warren Buffet says “It takes years to build a reputation and seconds to ruin it.”READ MORE