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Pay it Forward for the World of 2025

Kara Sprague

Kara Sprague

How will 2025 be different from today? What should you innovate, invent, create or build? What steps should you take today to position yourself and your company to flourish in tomorrow’s world? Those were some of the questions that were asked and at least somewhat answered on Tursday, October 16, 2014, as the Silicon Valley Directors Exchange (SVDX) and the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance (Rock Center) sponsored a morning conversation with your directors, senior executives, academics and others in the corporate governance industrial complex. Continue Reading →

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Labor Day: The Scariest Jobs Chart Ever

What the chart (made by Calculated Risk) shows is the trajectory of job losses and gains during the great recession, compared to previous recessions. So as you can see, the depth of the decline was much worse than any other recession, and what’s more, the pace of the recovery is much weaker than in previous ones. Over a year it was looking as though the recovery might be kind of V-Shaped (a really big, wide V), but now it’s clear that the comeback Continue Reading →

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Ceres is Hiring

Are you ready to change corporate, investor and business practices on climate change and other sustainability challenges? Do you have the strategic savvy to engage entire industries — the insurance sector, for example — to tackle the business impacts from global warming? Ceres is seeking the best and the brightest candidates.

Ceres is a national coalition of investors, public pension trustees, foundations, labor unions, and environmental, religious and public interest groups with collective assets of over $9 trillion, dedicated to advancing more sustainable business practices and corporate accountability. Ceres’ mission is to move businesses, capital, and markets to advance lasting prosperity by valuing the health of the planet and its people. They are also changing fundamentals, like how corporations are governed.

Get off your ass; create a more salubrious environment. (these words are mine)

Positions currently available include the following:

  • Manager, Policy Program
  • Manager, Electric Power Program
  • Manager, Oil & Gas Program
  • Senior Associate, Water Risk Initiative, Corporate Programs
  • Coordinator, Development
  • Associate, Communications
  • Associate, Human Resources and Operations
  • Associate, Investor Programs
  • Associate, Database
  • Director, Corporate Program
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