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Governance, Executive Compensation, and Excessive Risk: A Research Report

Ethics and Leadership News | December 15, 2010

The Sanford C. Bernstein Center, in conjunction with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, has produced a research report on Governance, Executive Compensation, and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry, which addresses the latest academic research and industry best practices on corporate governance and compensation in the financial industry as well as the latest proposals for reform and regulation of these practices.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance, Leadership, Risk Management, World Business | Read Article

Changing Finance to Financing Change: Peter Blom Sets Precedent in Responsible Banking

Ethics and Leadership News | November 16, 2010

Peter Blom Receives Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics for his leadership in responsible banking.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Capital Markets and Investments, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, World Business | Read Article

How Social Entrepreneurship Can Bridge Cultural Divides

Ethics and Leadership News | October 11, 2010

Social entrepreneurship can be a powerful force for bridging cultural divides.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, World Business | Read Article

Program for Social Entrepreneurs Encourages Muslim-Jewish Dialogue

Ethics and Leadership News | July 22, 2010

The Ariane de Rothschild Fellows Program, organized in part by the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center, provided executive education for social entrepreneurs and encouraged cross-cultural dialogue between the Muslim and Jewish communities.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

Bernstein Center Hosts Conference on Governance, Executive Compensation and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry

Ethics and Leadership News | June 14, 2010

The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics co-hosted the May 27 event with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Risk Management, World Business | Read Article

What Would You Do? Students' Ethical Decisions at NGOs

Ethics and Leadership News | June 02, 2010

The Bernstein Student Leadership and Ethics Board hosted a student panel discussion on ethical dilemmas while working in government and with NGOs as part of Leadership and Ethics Month.

Topics: Leadership, World Business | Read Article

Report Released on the Impact and Implications of Quantitative Models and Financial Innovations

Ethics and Leadership News | May 19, 2010

Read the report on "The Quantitative Revolution and the Crisis: How Quantitative Financial Models Have Been Used and Misused."

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Corporate Finance, Leadership, Risk Management, World Business | Read Article

Leadership Lessons from the Front Line

Ethics and Leadership News | April 14, 2010

By Jackson Hewett '11, Bernstein Student Leadership and Ethics Board member, reporting for the Bottom Line.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Lessons from the Financial Crisis Brought to the Classroom

Ethics and Leadership News | March 08, 2010

Faculty members and students reflect on lessons from the financial crisis.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Students Create Ethics News Digest

Ethics and Leadership News | February 26, 2010

The Student Leadership and Ethics Board initiates a weekly news digest that highlights ethics.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

 

Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?

Watch the trailer for our interactive debate exploring the value of financial markets, the interaction between government and innovation, and what role markets should play in society.

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This event was presented by Fred Friendly Seminars in partnership with the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, and was part of Columbia Business School’s Individual, Business and Society (IBS) curriculum.

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2014 Klion Forum

When: April 15th, 2014 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Where: 3022 Broadway
Calder Lounge, Uris Hall (1st Floor)
New York, NY 10027

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Join Ms. Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell Soup, and Ms. Ellen Kaden, chief legal and government affairs officer of Campbell Soup, for a fireside chat moderated by Professor Bruce Kogut on board governance and maintaining high ethical principles in a competitive market.

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With rapidly changing consumer tastes, many food companies are looking to expand their markets at home and overseas. How does an iconic American company stay relevant?

Featured Research

The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance
Identifies "structural breaks" — privatization, for example, or globalization — and assesses why powerful actors across countries behave similarly or differently in terms of network properties and corporate governance.

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