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GAVIN EVANS: No clean hands in Matthews saga

Gavin Evans
Wed, 26 Feb 2020

GAVIN EVANS: No clean hands in Matthews saga
Gavin Evans
Wed, 26 Feb 2020
There’s a lot to be said for Japan’s ritual corporate accountability.When the nuclear dust had settled after the Fukushima meltdown in March 2011, Masataka Shimizu, president of Tokyo Electric Power Co, publicly apologised for the disaster and resigned.The buck – in this case a US$15.3 billion full-year loss from the disaster and early recovery efforts – stopped with him.It didn’t matter that Fukushima Daiichi was commissioned 40 years earlier, or that it's just one of 190 power stations TEPCO uses to deliver as much as electricity as Italy use...

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HealthNow: the startup using buy now, pay later for social good
Ben Moore | Mon, 27 Jun 2022

HealthNow is a startup aiming to make healthcare more accessible using the controversial buy now, pay later model.

Damien O’Connor’s wilful blindness in his Fonterra about-face
Jenny Ruth | Mon, 27 Jun 2022

Even agriculture minister Damien O’Connor’s own advisers have told him Fonterra’s restructuring plan is against the national interest.

The Economist
How attractively are shares now priced?
The Economist | Sun, 26 Jun 2022

What a key valuation measure says about buying the dip.

Investments to sustain the momentum of building in NZ

Classic Capital has opened its Land & Build fund to qualified wholesale and eligible investors.

High water marks: Watercare raises the tide on sustainability

The No.1 barrier to decarbonisation for NZ organisations is accurate measurement, says Microsoft’s Accelerating the Journey to Net Zero report.