Effects of Hurricane Harvey on Company Ethics
Business Ethics / Corporate Social Responsibility

Effects of Hurricane Harvey on Company Ethics

Many people know that as the transition between seasons (Summer and Fall) begins to occur, hurricanes become more frequent and even more disastrous. In the peak of hurricane season, a category 5 hurricane drastically affected the gulf-region of America. It has been almost two months since Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast and large parts … Continue reading

Pittsburghers Gentrifying and Promoting Pittsburgh?  What This Means for Everyone Involved.
Business Ethics / Corporate Social Responsibility

Pittsburghers Gentrifying and Promoting Pittsburgh? What This Means for Everyone Involved.

Nearly everyone knows that Pittsburgh has been undergoing a transformation for some time.  From the last steel mill closing in Southside in 1997 to companies like Uber, Apple, Disney and now Ford moving into the city (the latter making a $1 billion investment in Pittsburgh-based autonomous-vehicle research firm Argo AI[1]), Pittsburgh has certainly been reinventing … Continue reading

Is it Time to Fully Embrace Cap and Trade?
Corporate Social Responsibility / Economics

Is it Time to Fully Embrace Cap and Trade?

Guest Writer: Teresa Leatherow Environmental impacts, particularly carbon emissions, have long since been a concern of both government and business. Recent mentioning of possible implementation of a United States cap-and- trade program may be the answer to years of debate on this topic. Economic rationale for a carbon price is stronger than it ever has … Continue reading

Wells Fargo: A Major U.S. Bank Loses Credibility
Business Ethics / Corporate Social Responsibility / Economics / Finance

Wells Fargo: A Major U.S. Bank Loses Credibility

Wells Fargo & Company, commonly known as Wells Fargo, is an American international banking and financial services holding company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Today, Wells Fargo is the world’s second largest bank by market capitalization and the third largest bank in the US by assets. Wells Fargo is one of the “Big Four Banks” … Continue reading

Oracle’s Backlash Over Recent Winter Break Policy
Business Ethics / Corporate Social Responsibility / Organizational Strategy

Oracle’s Backlash Over Recent Winter Break Policy

  Connor Walsh JPM Securities’ Patrick Walravens recently cut his rating on shares of Oracle from Market Perform to Market Underperform citing many developments he referred to as disturbing, specifically mismanagement.2 A string of unpopular decisions has not only negatively impacted external relationships with Oracle’s customers and shareholders, but a recent policy designed to regulate … Continue reading

Can We Trust Car Companies?
Business Ethics / Corporate Social Responsibility / Organizational Strategy / Product Development

Can We Trust Car Companies?

Eileen Carrera Millions of Americans lose their lives to car accidents every year, but what if a fraction of these deaths were not “accidents”? What if companies like General Motors are somewhat responsible for some of these deaths? John Rawls developed a theory of justice as fairness. There is a need for society to cooperate … Continue reading