Current in Companies

Explaining India Inc’s fear of Modi’s iron fist

Explaining India Inc’s fear of Modi’s iron fist

The country’s corporate stalwarts are walking on eggshells as the Prime Minister’s government continues to intimidate and scrutinise those voicing dissent or critiquing its policies. Vocal corporate leaders who have expressed concerns about economic issues in India or criticised the government’s actions are facing backlash ranging from regulatory crackdowns...

swipe
Opinion – McDonald’s U-turn on Alonyal shows power of protest

Opinion – McDonald’s U-turn on Alonyal shows power of protest

The fast-food giant has decided to buy-back all 225 of its Israeli outlets. Whether progressive or performative, the move proves there’s power in protest.  Since October 7th 2023, McDonalds’ global reputation has been heavily tarnished. The brand’s association with Israeli forces – which was established in the public consciousness when Alonyal Ltd, the franchise which owns nearly all of McDonalds’ Israeli outlets, provided free meals to Israeli troops – has sparked international boycotts....

By Brighton, UK
57 companies linked to 80% of GHG emissions since 2016

57 companies linked to 80% of GHG emissions since 2016

A report from the Carbon Majors Database reveals that a mere 57 companies have been responsible for 80% of global GHG emissions since 2016. Disclaimer: This update is not intended to create a sense of nihilism or apathy regarding attitudes towards civil action and the mitigation of climate change. We prefer to pontificate that transparency is the key to ultimately holding offenders responsible. So, with that in mind, let’s bear witness...

By London, UK
Is microdosing at work about to become the new norm?

Is microdosing at work about to become the new norm?

For most of recent history, people have viewed drugs as dangerous and counterproductive to humanity’s success. With some of the world’s most successful people admitting to microdosing at work, could that change? For years, there have been whispers of employees of Silicon Valley taking psychedelics to come up with new features for our favourite bits of technology including smartphones, tablets, and computers. Even Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, attributed...

By London, UK
Independent football regulation is worth celebrating in the UK

Independent football regulation is worth celebrating in the UK

Following a fan-led review in 2021, the UK government announced plans to appoint an independent football regulator to oversee England’s top five leagues. That bill was introduced in parliament this week. A landmark bill has been introduced in UK parliament this week confirming the creation of an independent regulator with the power to govern England’s top five leagues. As the English football pyramid strives for boundless profit margins, fans have...

By London, UK