What if instead of just maximizing profits for shareholders, companies were legally required to adopt and adhere to codes of ethics governing their responsibilities to employees, customers, communities and the future? That's the provocative idea from Jamie Gamble, a partner at Simpson Thatcher and longtime counsel to some of the Fortune 100s biggest names, according … Continue reading Asks lawyer: If companies are people, shouldn’t we stop mandating they behave like ‘sociopaths’?
It's 2059. The results of a study on the ability of genetic engineering to help poor kids escape poverty are out and they're not pretty. It turns out that even a high IQ can't overcome structural inequality. Or, at least that's the scenario presented as part of a new oped series from the Times, which … Continue reading Towards social policy rooted in social networks (the IRL kind)