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JeremyOppenheim

ESG and Sustainable Business - 02 MAY 2024

A Masterclass in Systems Change

Jeremy Oppenheim, Founder and Senior Partner of Systemiq, offers his views on how corporates can benefit from looking beyond traditional walls to become “system shapers.”

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - 02 MAY 2024

Why Investors are Looking at LGBTQ+ Inclusion

An Open For Business coalition study finds connections between transparent reporting and profits for investors.

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ESG and Sustainable Business - 02 MAY 2024

B Corp in APAC

Entrepreneurs in Singapore and Hong Kong are seeing advantages to the structured commitments a B Corp status provides. Daniel Del Re reports.

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ESG and Sustainable Business - 02 MAY 2024

How to Avoid Greenwashing

Corporate claims around climate change are coming under increasing scrutiny in Asia. A report co-written by the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) outlines the steps companies and investors need to take to avoid greenwashing. By Stacey Chow.

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Crisis - 02 MAY 2024

The Resilience Imperative

Around the world, climate-related disruptions are no longer theoretical risks, but here-and-now realities for business. By Jon Miller.

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ESG and Sustainable Business - 02 MAY 2024

ESG Regulation Around the World

The global picture is complicated and in flux. But the momentum is clear.

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ESG and Sustainable Business - 02 MAY 2024

ISSB's Emmanuel Faber

A titan of business assumes the leadership of a sustainability nonprofit. By Pascal Lamy, Chair of Brunswick Europe.

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ESG and Sustainable Business - 02 MAY 2024

Forward Faster

As CEO of the UN Global Compact, Sanda Ojiambo leads the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The world is “way off course” to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, she says. Business can help get it back on track.

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Entertainment - 15 APRIL 2024

Critical Moment: Paris Olympics, 1924

With the 2024 Games returning to Paris this summer, we look back at the 1924 Paris Olympics.

SouravBhowmick

Energy and Resources - 21 MARCH 2024

What Do Your Tax Returns Have to Do with the US’s Clean Energy Transition?

More than you’d expect, according to Sourav Bhowmick, Chief of Staff in the Treasury’s IRA Implementation Office.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 06 FEBRUARY 2024

Signs of a New India

Brunswick Chairman Sir Alan Parker talks with Cyril Shroff, the leading corporate lawyer in Mumbai, about the prospects for the country’s journey and the opportunities ahead.

The economist Dambisa Moyo in New York on Sept. 7, 2021. (Guerin Blask/The New York Times)

Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 FEBRUARY 2024

Dambisa Moyo

“The world we’ve been living in, where democratic, capitalistic states dominate, is a historical aberration,” says the global economist, author and board member. By Kevin Helliker.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 10 JANUARY 2024

Campaigner

The Iowa Caucus played a famously large role in the career of Patti Solis Doyle, a Brunswick Partner who is Head of the firm’s US Public Affairs practice.

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Finance - 22 DECEMBER 2023

India Makes Its Own Seat at the Table

Global dealmakers have grown accustomed to managing simultaneously the approaches of US, EU, Chinese and British anti-trust regulators. Now, a new global anti-trust policeman may emerge in Delhi. By Brunswick’s David Blackburn.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 09 NOVEMBER 2023

Women & Saudi Arabia

Female rights and opportunities may have been a long time coming in the Kingdom, but now they are coming at remarkable speed. By Youmna Naufal.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 05 SEPTEMBER 2023

Seeing China Clearly

Tao Wang, Chief China Economist for UBS Investment Bank, shares insights from her new book with Brunswick’s Andy Browne and Seth Faison.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 AUGUST 2023

The World's Courtroom

By one count, there are more than 260 arbitration institutes worldwide. None is more trusted or popular in the Asia-Pacific region than the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. Brunswick speaks with its CEO, Gloria Lim.

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Crisis - 01 AUGUST 2023

Can Singapore Fall?

Few know Singapore’s story as intimately as does Lim Siong Guan, whose 37-year career in government included senior roles at most every key ministry or institution.

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Leadership - 01 AUGUST 2023

Our Southeast Asia Story

By Sir Alan Parker.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 AUGUST 2023

Singapore Years

A former journalist and Director of Communications for the World Bank, Peter Stephens reflects on the beauty of a city much misunderstood in the West.

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Crisis - 01 AUGUST 2023

Navigating the Deep Sea

Capital and companies are pouring into Southeast Asia. That means more attention for the region—and more competition. Sunitha Chalam, Head of Brunswick’s Singapore office, reports.

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Consumer Industries - 01 AUGUST 2023

Vietnam's Place in the Global Supply Chain

Two European experts on trade with Vietnam talk to Brunswick’s Thai Le about the country’s potential.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 AUGUST 2023

Indonesia: Change and Continuity

Upcoming elections mark a potential inflection point in the positive trends of ASEAN’s biggest economy, says Brunswick Senior Advisor Edward Lee.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 AUGUST 2023

Southeast Asia: Where Worlds Overlap

The traditional culture of indirectness and nuance offers the best path to preserving ASEAN’s unity and neutrality, the keys to its value in the global market, says Brunswick’s George Yeo.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 AUGUST 2023

Punching Above Its Weight

Tiny Singapore boasts an outsized presence and performance across a huge range of areas.

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Energy and Resources - 01 AUGUST 2023

The Great Energy Balancing Act

Governments and private enterprise must work together to solve the “trilemma” of a just energy transition, says Brunswick’s Maxim Petrov.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 01 AUGUST 2023

Singapore Slang

Four languages, one "economic miracle."

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Business and Society - 26 APRIL 2023

A Tale of Two COPs

A climate change COP in Egypt, a biodiversity COP in Montreal—confusing, yes? But their results work in tandem, pushing the world toward significant UN goals. Brunswick’s Phil Drew and Joseph Doyle explain.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 26 APRIL 2023

The Global Landscape

At the Paris Peace Forum, four experts discuss the challenges and expectations for business in confronting the world’s nature crisis, led by Brunswick’s Lucy Parker.

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Foundations and Non-Profits - 19 APRIL 2023

America's Pandemic Leader

Following his history-making turn as COVID vaccine development lead for Operation Warp Speed, Matthew Hepburn oversees pandemic preparedness at The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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Energy and Resources - 05 APRIL 2023

Daniel Yergin on Big Shovels, New Maps and Energy Transitions

After CERAWeek 2023—“the Super Bowl of Energy”—Brunswick caught up with the man at the heart of it.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 30 MARCH 2023

Social Media and the British MP

UK lawmakers fear it, need it and know how to use it, our survey finds. By Bénédicte Earl.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 18 MAY 2021

Goodbye, Angela Merkel

As her reign nears its end, Brunswick’s Carl Hohenthal recalls the politician he knew long before her 16 years as German Chancellor.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 11 AUGUST 2020

The Unarmed Cop

How British police maintain law and order largely without the use of guns. By Kevin Helliker.

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Leadership - 24 JUNE 2020

Intelligence Report

Two former CIA officers, now with Brunswick, discuss the past and future of the US.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 04 MAY 2020

United for Africa

Brunswick’s Itumeleng Mahabane sees an opportunity in the dire global crisis.

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Leadership - 15 OCTOBER 2020

Iconoclastic Economics: Dambisa Moyo

The fate of the global economy does not rest on the US election, says Dr. Moyo. “It’s bad, whatever happens.” By Kevin Helliker.

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Business and Society - 15 MARCH 2022

The Road from COP26

New Brunswick research on what the public took away from the historic climate conference.

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Business and Society - 15 MARCH 2022

The Paris Peace Forum

Brunswick’s Pascal Lamy, President of the Paris Peace Forum, describes the opportunities the event presents for global corporations to engage with governments, peers and civil society toward solving the world’s toughest problems.

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Business and Society - 15 MARCH 2022

UN Global Compact CEO Sanda Ojiambo

The leader of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative says the pandemic has sparked record participation among its members. She shares her plans to build upon that momentum while combating “greenwashing.”

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Business and Society - 15 MARCH 2022

The un(Just) Transition

The CEO of Exxaro, one of South Africa’s largest Black-empowered resource companies, discusses a journey to net zero that doesn’t leave communities behind.

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Business and Society - 15 MARCH 2022

Business in the Ecosystem

More businesses internationally are seeing their responsibilities to nature and biodiversity. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema is leading the call. She speaks with Brunswick’s Nick Rice.

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Business and Society - 15 MARCH 2022

The Standard for Corporate Climate Action

Brunswick climate experts outline the firm’s new Net Zero Stakeholder Benchmark.

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Leadership - 06 OCTOBER 2022

Neal Wolin

“You can't slow things down,” Brunswick CEO Neal Wolin tells Philip Delves Broughton. “You have to figure out a way to balance and juggle a set of things all at once.”

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 20 SEPTEMBER 2022

Midterm Counter

The November congressional elections in the US will likely set back Biden’s goals—or not.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 08 NOVEMBER 2022

Worlds Apart

There is an acceleration of the West from the rest, and it should concern us all. By Itumeleng Mahabane.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 20 APRIL 2022

Moving Mountains

In the wake of the fall of Kabul, a nonprofit’s focus shifted almost overnight from empowering young women to evacuating them. Brunswick’s Preston Golson reports.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

Capital Markets Ecosystem Grows in Saudi Arabia

At a time when global markets are falling, Gulf Cooperation Council markets, led by Saudi Arabia, are thriving.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 08 APRIL 2021

Japan Inc. Eyes the World

The country’s quiet approach to cross-border investment is changing. Brunswick’s Matthew Brown spoke with two experts in Japan’s M&A activity: RPC Partner Nigel Collins and southgate co-founder Mangyo Kinoshita.

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Leadership - 21 JUNE 2022

Familiar Face of Good

Centuries-old traditions in Asia offer new value. By Tim Payne, Joanna Donne, Daisuke Tsuchiya and Yoichiro Sato.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 16 JUNE 2022

Turn on the Power

Then TEPCO Chairman Takashi Kawamura spoke with Brunswick’s Daisuke Tsuchiya about the future after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant incident, and how a “Last Man” perspective can supercharge Japan’s workforce.

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Geopolitical and Regulatory - 21 JUNE 2022

Activism Alert

A historic swell of shareholder activism in Japan looms. Brunswick experts explain how companies can prepare—and the critical importance of having a digital strategy.