If you ever doubted the power of the media to influence change in a major business, Ronn Torossian says you need to know about the recent tilt between Starbucks and the New York Times. Both contenders are legitimate titans, both in business and in the Big Apple. There’s a Starbucks on every corner (sometimes two) […]
I went to the home of Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, last night for dinner. Sachs, a Harvard classmate (one of those people you identified at age 18 as having superior intellect), has taken a leadership role in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a coalition of academics, business and non-governmental organizations.