Robin Cook

March 4, 2012
Ethical Banking

Ethical Banking: Going Green With Your Green

This piece promises not to be a diatribe against the banking establishment for the current financial crises. After all, inappropriate things were done by the many in the sub-prime mortgage flood, but many were also not involved in negligent profiteering. And lest we forget, unless you live in one of the […]
February 26, 2012
Conservation Foundation Logo

New Paradigms for the Travel Industry

It’s exciting to learn of an industry that is prescient enough to incorporate a positive, philanthropic element in what they do. It also makes sense that when you’re talking about an industry, like the travel and tourism business, that conservation become integrated into the health of your business. After all, […]
February 13, 2012
Sir Andrew Witty

Drug Companies Join Hands to Fight Diseases

Just when you thought that money ruled everything, along comes a story that gives you hope. It seems the age-old gripe against the pharmaceutical industry of inflated prices and restricted patents for third world health care has just had a volte-face – and it doesn’t seem like a PR stunt! The […]
February 8, 2012
Giving pledge

Philanthropy’s New Dawn

With the accessibility of information these days, it’s apparent a new sharing, ethical high ground is being embraced by some of society’s ‘big fish.’ At a time when the US Republican presidential hopefuls are being publically seen as greedy tax dodgers, it’s refreshing to see a dialogue emerging in the media […]