Corporate Greed

You Need to Think Beyond the Dollar

Kelly Lovell | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Business
Kelly Lovell

Money shouldn't dictate your success or potential. While it may be more difficult without funding to bring your idea to reality, it doesn't mean it can't be done.In fact in some ways it can be a blessing in disguise. Your passion will be put to the test, your vision will be challenged and with each roadblock your determination will strengthen as your vision grows.

The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster is a Corporate Crime

Wade Rowland | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Business
Wade Rowland

The Lac Megantic rail disaster is a terrible tragedy for the many who suffered loss. It is also an object lesson in why industries dominated by large corporations cannot be trusted to regulate themselves -- not even when there is nominal oversight by government. Corporations, when they grow large, go public, and take on professional management teams, devolve from being human institutions governed at least in part by genuine ethical constraints, into machine-like entities that are devoid of moral sensibility.

Corporate Citizenship: Big Cheques Just Don't Cut it

Nick Cowling | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada Business
Nick Cowling

Picture the grinning exec with the big cheque. While there are companies out there that still fit this description, it's generally become a dated notion. However, that doesn't mean all this "good work" is being done with the most altruistic motives.

Occupy Movement Demands Fresh Thinking -- For Our Grandchildren

David Suzuki | Posted 01.10.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Although not all corporations are bad, many of them, and the super-rich who run them, are increasing their wealth at the expense of generations to come -- poisoning air, water, and soil. The costs of those problems will be most strongly felt by successive generations to come, yet economists discount them.

Too Occupied to Vote?

Keith Beardsley | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

The "occupiers" would accomplish more if they would show up on voting day and cast a ballot. They would accomplish more if they financially supported and participated in a political party of their choice.

Occupy the Next Generation of Wall Street

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Business
Craig and Marc Kielburger

It's clear we need to rethink business as usual, but it should start with how business leaders are trained to view their roles, analyze risks, and understand the moral implications of strategic decisions.

15 Things to Demand at the Occupy Toronto Protest

Duff Conacher | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics
Duff Conacher

The window of opportunity to ensure a corporate responsibility system in Canada is open now. So, as many commentators have pointed out, while the planned demonstrations don't have specific proposals for change, demonstrators can easily join with the coalitions in supporting the push for these key changes.

Entrepreneurs Must Stop Apologizing

Gerry Nicholls | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada
Gerry Nicholls

Besides being the most efficient way to create wealth, the free market system also happens to be morally superior to its main economic alternative -- socialism.

Conrad Black Headed Back To Jail

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS — CHICAGO - Conrad Black's ailing wife keeled over in shock Friday as the disgraced former media baron, his impassioned plea for ...