Searching For Role Models Closer To Home

Searching For Role Models Closer To Home

Students across the UAE have returned to class this week for the beginning of a new academic year. If you asked each of them to identify their personal role models,
Author: Badr Jafar, Founder, Pearl Initiative
Economic Crime Could Stunt Your Growth

Economic Crime Could Stunt Your Growth

Hani Ashkar, Middle East Senior Partner at PwC, talks about the PwC 2014 Middle East Economic Crime In this week’s guest blog, Hani Ashkar, Middle East Senior Partner at PwC,
Author: Hani Ashkar
A 21st Century Model Based on Principles, not Rules

A 21st Century Model Based on Principles, not Rules

In this week’s guest blog, Lance Croffoot-Suede, Head of the International Governance and Development Practices at Linklaters LLP, talks about principles-based governance. ‘Tick-the-box’ and rules-based approaches to governance are no
Author: Lance Croffoot-Suede
United Nations Global Compact 10th Principle

United Nations Global Compact 10th Principle

The Pearl Initiative works closely with the UN Global Compact and I recently participated in their Working Group task force meeting on the 10th Principle against Corruption. As a result,
Author: Imelda Dunlop
The End of Corporate Corruption in the Middle East?

The End of Corporate Corruption in the Middle East?

This week’s blog is a result of the Arabian Business Pearl Initiative Forum, held on May 19 in Dubai. The original blog piece can be found at http://www.arabianbusiness.com/the-end-of-corporate-corruption-in-middle-east–551401.html The end
Author: Badr Jafar, Founder, Pearl Initiative
Inspiring change for Saudi Arabia’s women

Inspiring change for Saudi Arabia’s women

In this week’s guest blog, Hana’a Al Syead, Head of Diversity, Olayan Financing Company, talks about the business case for the career progression of women in Saudi Arabia. This blog
Author: Hana’a Al Syead
The Transparency International 2013 Index

The Transparency International 2013 Index

No matter how you interact with a business, knowledge that whomever you are dealing with has a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption provides valuable confidence in that entity
Author: Imelda Dunlop

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