What ESG? When there was profound US uncertainty, businesses watched balance sheet implications

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2020


In the era of ESG – Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance criteria for investment in a business – I’m struck by the way investors reacted to the prolonged uncertainty about the US presidential election in the days immediately after the Nov. 3 vote. Within 72 hours of the nail-biter, investors were cheery, buying stocks and … Continue reading “What ESG? When there was profound US uncertainty, businesses watched balance sheet implications”

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Why a reset on capitalism is a good idea

by Rashmee

Posted on December 10, 2019 / The National


It has been 130 years since Andrew Carnegie wrote The Gospel of Wealth, an essay that is still considered a foundational document in the field of philanthropy. Now comes a new one, from Ford Foundation president Darren Walker. It is called From Generosity to Justice and urges philanthropists to work on the root causes rather … Continue reading “Why a reset on capitalism is a good idea”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK