SPI Shortlisted, Cited in Prestigious Think Tank Awards

November 29th, 2016 by Kara in Journal, News

By Kara Tan Bhala The Prospect Think Tank Awards 2016 shortlisted and cited the research of Seven Pillars Institute (SPI) on climate change mitigation, praising its “deft work on eco-tourism”. Prospect Magazine made the announcement of winners and finalists in the Speaker’s rooms inside the British House of Commons last night. The event this year was especially significant given Brexit, the US presidential elections and the worrying rise of enraged populism in the West. The organizers of the competition say it well when they write “Think Tanks today confront a political culture in which ...

Moral Cents: Summer/Fall 2016 Issue

November 16th, 2016 by Kara in Journal

  Dr. Kara Tan Bhala   None of the articles in this latest issue of Moral Cents: The Journal of Ethics in Finance are about the recent US Presidential election and its outcome. The Institute will doubtless, have more to write on subsequent actions in the coming months and years under the new Administration and Congress. There already is the inevitable victory roar to rollback Dodd-Frank, deregulate and allow market forces free rein, without mention of strengthening and instilling a sense of personal and institutional ethical responsibility. As a colleague observed, the Great ...