If we want to avoid the most devastating consequences of global warming—things like mass starvation, frequent natural disasters, and the drowning of coastal cities—we’ll need to radically transform the way we live. Last year, the United Nations convened a group of 91 scientists who analyzed more than 6,000 scientific studies to come up with guidelines that will help world leaders mitigate the worst impacts of climate change. One of those scientists, Myles Allen of Oxford University, put it to the New York Times: “We need to . . . turn the world economy on a dime.” But given the scale of change needed to do so, it’s easy to feel powerless. After all, what can one person—or even one company—do to transform the world economy? advertisement advertisement Gucci’s CEO, Marco Bizzarri, doesn’t want business leaders to fall into a sense of paralysis. Today, he’s launching a program called the CEO Carbon … [Read more...] about Gucci took action on climate change. Now it’s daring other companies to do the same
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Vineeta SharmaEarnings downgrade continued in the recently concluded Q2FY20 corporate results. Non-operative one-offs provisioning has continuously hampered headline profit numbers. These one-offs have remained like a permanent feature during the last four quarters.This quarter, Bharti Airtel reported consolidated loss of Rs 23,000 crore and Yes Bank Rs 629 crore, which pulled down Nifty EPS estimate for FY20 by 620 bps.Close Q1FY20 saw Tata Motors report a loss of Rs 3,600 crore that impacted growth by 0.5 percent and IOC and BPCL further had a negative 1 percent impact on growth. In Q4FY19, SBI and ONGC impacted EPS by 1.7 percent and in Q3FY19, Tata Motors had reported Rs 26,900 crore loss.Vineeta SharmaHead of Research|Narnolia Financial Advisors 9% revenue and 14% net profit growth expected in Q2FY20Boost to exports - relief to home buyers, but holistically earnings need to show upPSU bank merger: Quality of advances & management matters more than sizeMore broadly, revenues … [Read more...] about ‘Q2 review: Bet on these 13 stocks for strong growth in FY21’
Shapoorji Pallonji Group unit Forbes & Company is looking to unlock the value of its 100 percent subsidiary Eureka Forbes. The company in a statement said this will include listing, dilution/sale or combination of the three.The company’s board had authorised the management to evaluate a scheme of arrangement and other appropriate mechanisms to enable an eventual listing of Eureka Forbes. The company is recognised for its flagship water purifier brand ‘Aquaguard’.The brand has been present in the Indian market for more than 37 years. Its product portfolio consists of water purifiers, vacuum cleaners, air purifiers and home security solutions that are sold in over 35 countries globally.Close A company statement said Eureka Forbes is the market leader in the vacuum cleaning category, with an 89 percent market share. Eureka Forbes' revenue from operations (on a consolidated basis) stood at Rs 2,388 crore in FY19. related news Stratbeans partners with Tata … [Read more...] about Eureka Forbes IPO in the works as parent eyes value unlocking
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Pablo Eisenberg, a Senior fellow in the Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership at Georgetown Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., penned a terrific op-ed in The Wall Street Journal Tuesday entitled “What’s Wrong With Charitable Giving–and How to Fix It.” But his analysis of the challenges facing the nonprofit and charitable community and his suggestions for how to fix the system didn’t go far enough. advertisement advertisement Mr. Eisenberg is absolutely right when he says “Much of current philanthropic giving, by foundations and individuals, neither meets the needs of our charitable organizations nor addresses some of our most urgent public needs.” And his nine recommendations, including increasing payouts and general operating support, adopting rolling grant-making, and reaching out to local groups and under-served regions, are sound. But even these significant changes in the way the nonprofit and charitable community … [Read more...] about What’s Wrong With the Analysis of “What’s Wrong With Charitable Giving-and How to Fix It”