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Why CEOs Should Adopt A Triple Bottom-line

CEOs find themselves with a unique platform and an expectation from growing numbers of employees to shape societal discourse and go beyond traditionally-defined CSR.

Arrest Of Nissan-Renault CEO Ghosn Means More Automotive Turnover

The news surrounding Carlos Ghosn completes a stunning trifecta of turnover at the top of some of the most important global automotive companies in just the last several months.

Sonnenfeld: Amazon’s Sweetheart HQ Incentive Deals Are ‘Outrageous’

Will the HQ2 deals from New York and Virginia make sense for the locations in the long-term, considering the big incentives Amazon will receive?

Landec CEO On Innovating The Healthy Foods Craze

Landec CEO Molly Hemmeter says the company has ridden a wave of health-conscious consumers who crave fresh, natural healthy foods. But staying ahead of the curve in a trillion-dollar industry means innovation is essential.

The Single Most Important Takeaway From The NYT’s Facebook Investigation

After reading the New York Times' investigation of Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, one thing is clear: A CEO having total, imperial control over a public company is a really, really terrible idea.

Compeat CEO On High Growth In An Evolving Restaurant Space

In his third go-around as CEO, this time at Austin, Texas-based Compeat, Jeffrey Stone is tackling software for the restaurant industry. He talks with us about the challenges the company faces with the always-evolving restaurant industry.

How To Stop Inefficiency From Sinking Your Business

"It works well enough for now," should never be an excuse for remaining with inefficient processes. Adaptable companies take more risks and spend more time innovating than those who content themselves with subpar processes — but they also tend to survive longer.

Using Tech To Tackle The Opioid Epidemic, Healthcare Costs

Kevin MacDonald, CEO of Kit Check, saw an opportunity to make the healthcare system more efficient with technology—now he sees an opportunity help curb the opioid epidemic.

Elon Musk Must Learn To Accept Best Practices From Outsiders

A recent article shed light on Elon Musk’s stubbornness and unwillingness to adopt other companies’ successful car production methods, much to the detriment of Tesla.

7 Ways Retailer CEOs Can Avoid Being The Next Sears

Sears and Toys ‘R Us are sadly closing chapters on iconic store brands this year, but not every retailer is in trouble. Target, Walmart and a slew of others are having a revival. Here are seven strategies to follow in their footsteps.
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CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO of the Year

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