I became a runner for the first time in my life in late 2003. I had run the Corporate Challenge while working at Fidelity Investments in Boston, and I became hooked.… Continue Reading
An interesting but little covered milestone was reached in Japan this year. The country now boasts more electric charging points for cars than it does petrol stations.
In the U.S. and Europe the number of pumps still dwarf the sockets but this too is changing.… Continue Reading
A report by David Barboza of the New York Times details how an apparently highly-placed whistleblower in GlaxoSmithKline’s China operation sent the head office in London a series of long, well-written memos about illegal sales practices that directors, executives, and auditors chose to ignore.… Continue Reading
Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos may have to answer questions concerning his daughter’s recent appointment as the head of state-owned Sonangol.
According to court documents seen by Reuters, Angola’s Supreme Court has asked dos Santos to respond to an inquiry into why he appointed Isabel dos Santos as CEO of the state-owned oil firm in June.… Continue Reading