Apple has been fined €13 bn by the European Union for “illegal” tax breaks. But what is the real cost to the tech giant? And what is the ethical fallout of a case that has divided the public and private sectors?
The Panama Papers are nothing new, but some aspects like the volume of the data and amount of VIPs involved make this case of tax evasion different.
Ethics must be based on principles and integrity must be aligned with these principles. Hence something has failed at Volkswagen… I have been always been impressed by Volkswagen’s ads for their “intelligent humor.” Unfortunately, the engineers of the German automotive group have not learned anything from their colleagues in marketing. I don’t know if they […]
Our societies have long recognized the role of NGOs—the third sector—in resolving a multitude of situations. Moreover, in both developed and developing countries. But in recent years the boundaries between those three sectors seem to have faded, and the differentiating role of NGOs is at risk of disappearing. But what is the differentiating role of […]