Stuck Between China and the U.S.

This summer I spent a few days in Singapore and Manila meeting with executives, former students, and some diplomats speaking about geo-politics and the link to business. Not surprisingly the biggest geo-political concern facing the people I met in both places was China and the complex relationship between China and the United States.

Crazy Times

Early reports from the massacre of 26 people outside of a Wal-Mart in El Paso Texas indicate that the terrorist was killing Latinos in response to what he felt was a hispanic take over of Texas echoing the language that Donald Trump has used on the issue of immigration in the United States.

Mining of the future today

While the political leadership of a number of countries including the US and Brazil appear to be going the wrong direction in terms of environmental protection, Industry is going ahead. Thousands of companies have adopted the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards for reporting their environmental performance and going far beyond what is required to comply […]