Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Rufus Griscom & Alisa Volkman (CEO Babble): Tackling taboos to seek family fortunes

THE idea of turning parenting into a corporate mission would be enough to reduce most mums and dads to dribbling wrecks, but when Rufus...

Daniel Hashim (Founder, Carbon Sponge Solutions): Small is beautiful

BOFFIN-turned-businessman Daniel Hashim is carving out a name for himself by getting nanotechnology out of the research laboratory and into the industrial marketplace. Dr Hashim’s...

Tannoy: At Home in Country Manors, Concert Halls, and Race Tracks

To tannoy – verb; to make an announcement, particularly at a public venue. Tannoy – noun; public address system. Whenever a brand becomes so ubiquitous that...

Électricité de France (EDF): Thinking Big and Outside the Box

Determined to become the world’s largest supplier of renewable energy, Électricité de France (EDF) in July took an 80% stake in Hong Kong-based wind...

OECD: 21st Century Trade Agreements & Regulatory Coherence

In the past, services markets were largely local and countries mostly worked out their regulation without consideration for how other countries regulate. As a...

A License to Print Money

Bold headlines, fast-paced storytelling, illustrations aplenty, and a scoop in every issue: Hak Holdert knew precisely what a newspaper should look like in order...

Strategy&: Gaining a Competitive Edge in Africa

Worldwide, companies have begun to make expansion across Africa a priority, recognising that – despite many problems – the continent is amongst the fastest-growing...

SME: Engineering Perfection

Perfection is often the outcome of fortuitous circumstance – not necessarily of a carefully traced design process. That’s how a West Sussex precision engineering...

Rolls-Royce: Powering Flight Since 1914

Though the company has issued five profit warnings in less than two years, Rolls-Royce remains one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers...

Quad: Lasting Value

At the high-end, product quality and diversity do not go hand-in-hand. There are only so many ways to audiophile Nirvana. When no corners are...