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It's all about the people

November 30, 2020

Social impact has new relevance, and new measurements, in the US.

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Why CEOs should review pay and career policies

November 30, 2020

Business leaders need to ask hard questions and be part of the solution.

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Top US firms fail 'social' ESG metrics, according to study

November 30, 2020

Intel, Apple, Merck and Costco make ‘low positive impact’ in terms of regions they are based, according to Harvard Business School.

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‘There's a letter missing in ESG’

November 27, 2020

In the US, ESG is viewed as something that ‘nice people do', complains Calpers’ Anne Simpson.

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Pandemic and political upheaval weigh on Peruvian banks

November 20, 2020

Bad loans expected to show up on banks' balance sheets in 2021, according to S&P Global.

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Colombia’s financial services industry thrives despite domestic tumult

November 18, 2020

South American country has seen rise in interest from foreign lenders amid a challenging environment.

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Biden victory ushers in tougher environment for US banks

November 16, 2020

Higher taxes and tighter regulation may beckon as new administration shifts emphasis towards climate change and healthcare.

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Easing emerging market instability amid Covid-19

November 2, 2020

Equity interventions by governments, rather than large loans, could help prevent financial instability across Latin America.

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Latam fintech on the rise

November 2, 2020

A raft of Latin American fintech ecosystems are emerging, creating new business models and leveraging open banking.

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Santander chair on group’s Brazil strategy

November 2, 2020

Pandemic has thrown up unique challenges, admits Santander's executive chair Ana Botín.