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New Zealand: New Zealand buying more from Chinese region linked to forced labour
Jul 27, 2021 04:00 pm
As countries around the world try to stop the importation of goods produced using forced labour in Xinjiang, China, New Zealand has actually increased their imports. Exports from the region where up to a million
Ireland: Irish food sustainability to fore with minister to address UN summit
Jul 27, 2021 03:45 pm
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue is to address a major UN food systems summit on Ireland’s role in being one of the global leaders in sustainable food production. At the summit,
United Kingdom: Former Glencore trader pleads guilty in New York over Nigerian oil bribery scheme
Jul 27, 2021 03:30 pm
A former U.K.-based trader for Glencore Plc pleaded guilty on Monday over what U.S. prosecutors called his role in a scheme to bribe officials in Nigeria in exchange for favourable contracts from that country’s state-owned
Brazil: Closing arguments in Odebrecht US$92M bribes case
Jul 27, 2021 03:20 pm
The trial of the six defendants in the case of the US$92 million from Odebrecht bribes enters the final stretch today, a stage in which the Justice Ministry and the accused will begin their closing
United States: Commodity trader Freepoint faces U.S. bribery probe, sources say
Jul 27, 2021 03:15 pm
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating Connecticut-based trading house Freepoint Commodities over whether payments to employees of Brazil’s state-run oil company broke U.S. laws, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters this week.
United States: FirstEnergy charged in Ohio bribery scheme, agrees to deferred prosecution settlement for $230 million
Jul 27, 2021 03:00 pm
Akron-based FirstEnergy will pay a $230 million fine for bribing key Ohio officials in a calculated quest to secure a $1 billion ratepayer-funded bailout for two nuclear plants and fend off future rate hikes. FirstEnergy’s fine – while far from
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Join me and my dear friend Martin Lindstrom when we go LIVE on LinkedIn this Thursday, July 29th at 12pm EST for the next episode of the M&M show! We will be joined by our two incredible guests, authors and business professors Erin Meyer and Gary Hamel to discuss how organizations should prepare for change in a post-covid world. Be sure to turn on post reminders to be notified when we go live: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/marshallgoldsmith_the-mm-show-the-post-covid-world-join-activity-6825836151279017984-OX_L.
For those of you who aren’t already familiar with our guests this week…
Erin Meyer is a professor at INSEAD, one of the leading international business schools. Her work focuses on how the world’s most successful managers navigate the complexities of cultural differences in a global environment. She works tirelessly helping companies to develop organizational cultures that breed both flexibility and innovation and offers cutting-edge strategies to improve the effectiveness of projects that span the globe.
Gary Hamel is one of the world’s most influential and iconoclastic business thinkers. He has worked with leading companies across the globe and is a dynamic and sought-after management speaker. Most notably, Gary has been on the faculty of the London Business School for more than 30 years and is the director of the Management Lab.
I hope to see all of you there, this is going to be a good one!
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Did you know…
… that today is National Love is Kind Day? This day is an opportunity to say no to abuse, violence, and ridicule, and yes to kindness. Kindness is the path to healthy and safer relationships, families, society, and the world. Because kindness rules!
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.”
— Henry James
World Hepatitis Day – 28 July
This day is celebrated to encourage governments to step up their response to the ever-present threat of hepatitis.
Content marketing ideas:
- Listicle idea: X Diseases that can develop in a person suffering from hepatitis
- Infographic idea: Which countries are most affected by hepatitis and its variants?
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A brand campaign that worked:
This ad by UNICEF India features Amitabh Bachchan who talks about how he overcame hepatitis and encourages others to get vaccinated against this deadly disease.