financial crisis


The News That Never Was: Goldman Sachs’ $5 Billion Mortgage Fraud Settlement

Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $5.1 billion in penalties for its part in the mortgage crisis that led to the 2008 recession --…
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Ethics on Wall Street? Let’s Get Real

The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business surveyed workers in the U.S. and U.K. finance industry about ethics and legal issues,…
Thought leaders assemble to discuss the future of the financial services industry at BSR '14.

Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?

After the dust settled on the financial crisis, governments, advocacy groups and other stakeholders began to focus intensely on creating a more responsible…
From left to right: John Hodges of BSR, David Wheldon of Barclays, Bank of America's Andrew Plepler and Sheelah Kolhatkar of Bloomberg Businessweek discuss the future of the financial services industry at BSR '14.

Is Post-Financial Crisis CSR For Real?: Exclusive Interview at BSR ’14

TriplePundit sat down with Andrew Plepler, global corporate social responsibility executive for Bank of America, at BSR '14 to find out what has…
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Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Weighs In on the Need for a Climate Tax

Speaking specifically about climate change, Henry Paulson, who served as Treasury Secretary during the George W. Bush administration, says: “This is a crisis…
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Should Citibank Bail Out Citi Bike?

Citibank's namesake bike-share program is about to hit the skids and is struggling to attract new sponsors. Should the bank pony up some…
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The Citi Bike, PR Boon for Citibank

Citi Bike is a runaway success in NYC. Is this the future of social impact marketing?

Beleaguered JPMorgan Chase Wants to Buy Its Own Ph.D. Program

JP Morgan's recent offer of $17 million to the University of Delaware in exchange for the right to have a say in the…

Does the Sharing Economy Really Have Catastrophic Impacts?

ConvergEx, a brokerage firm, warned its clients that the ripple effects the sharing economy could be "catastrophic." Is this really the case?

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…

BofA Has Domain Shopping Spree Ahead of WikiLeaks Round

Whatever you think about WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, he is not going down–nor will he be extradited -quietly. The megalomaniac Internet activist has…

The Path to Lower Oil Demand and Gas Prices: A Green Vehicle Revolution Is a Much Better Route Than a Global Financial Crisis

Would a dramatic reduction in demand for oil caused by a green vehicle revolution cause the same type of reduction in oil prices…