Archive for January, 2012

30
Jan

Brother Can You Spare a Trillion?

The industrial capitalist model of economic progress is broke. Premised on cheap energy, inexhaustible resources and perpetual GDP growth, it now runs deficits faster than it adds value. Tweaking this model, which is presently bankrupting us, is not an option. What we need is a major overhaul. The sooner we admit this truth, the more options we'll have in the ...

18
Jan

This article was originally published in 1972 by Risk Management Magazine and is used here with permission of the publisher. We reprint it for its historic significance: a contrarian view of sound business practice when it was written that has today become a foundational concept of triple bottom line corporate reporting. As the first serious study to link corporate ...

16
Jan

2011: A Year of Sub-par Returns

After fifteen years of top tier returns, the Global LAMP Index® lagged all three of its global comparators. During 2011 it lost 9.20% in value versus losses ranging from 3.18% to 5.53% on peer indices. Perhaps we were due. In the investment world nobody runs at the front of the pack all the time. For those wishing to see the ...