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Politics Ethics

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump:. And he berated critics who have denounced his initially slow and then ultimately combative comments on the racial violence at a white supremacist rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. It's the third such industry council to be eliminated by the White House this week after the backlash to the...

  • LONDON, Aug 16- Venezuela's crackdown on opponents of President Nicolas Maduro has made its government bonds too toxic for some investors but also raises a question for bond markets: why just Venezuela? Less than a third of the total $700.2 billion in emerging market bond strategies tracked by research firm eVestment is said to be managed with environmental,...

  • OSLO, Aug 14- Norway's $975- billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should be more forceful in promoting its ethical agenda and influencing the thousands of companies it invests in, a report commissioned by non-governmental organisations said on Monday. The fund, which invests the proceeds of Norway's oil and gas production for future...

  • OSLO, Aug 14- Norway's $975- billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should be more forceful in promoting its ethical agenda and influencing the thousands of companies it invests in, a report commissioned by non-governmental organisations said on Monday. The fund, which invests the proceeds of Norway's oil and gas production for future...

  • As researchers have successfully modified defective genes, Dr. William Schaffner, Vanderbilt University, and Dr. Ethan Weiss, University of California San Francisco, discuss the ethical dilemmas that are raised by the possibility of genetic editing becoming mainstream.

  • ZURICH, July 6- Swiss Re is switching the entire $130 billion it holds in liquid assets to track ethical indices, the latest move towards principled investments by the insurance industry. "This is not only about doing good, we have done it because it makes economic sense," Swiss Re Chief Investment Officer Guido Fuerer told Reuters on Thursday.

  • UBER BOARD ADOPTS RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE AN OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR ISSUES INCLUDING DIVERSITY AND ETHICAL PRACTICES- REPORT.

  • Ethics experts I consulted on Tuesday offered a wide range of opinions on that question, though they agreed the Justice Department will have to be careful not to take positions contradicted by Trumps tweets. At worst, the Justice Department could be subject to an ethics inquiry about whether its lawyers knowingly misrepresented facts in their Supreme Court...

  • SEOUL, June 2- South Korean President Moon Jae- in's quest for a squeaky-clean government is leading to delays in forming his cabinet more than three weeks into office, as efforts to find candidates free of even the slightest of ethics issues have proved challenging. Prime Minister Lee Nak- yon remains the only cabinet member confirmed so far to start the job.

  • Goldman Sachs investing in a dictatorship?

    Nomi Prins, Demos senior fellow and former Goldman Sachs managing director, and Steve Hanke, Cato Institute senior fellow and former advisor to former Venezuelan president Caldera, discuss Goldman Sachs' controversial purchase of Venezuela's state-owned oil company bonds as the country's economy falters.

  • WASHINGTON, May 22- The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate committee overseeing pensions on Monday asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess whether President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution and federal bans on conflicts of interest. Trump may be profiting from the retirement plans of millions of our nations public servants, Senator Patty...

  • SENATOR MURRAY ASKS GOVT ETHICS OFFICE TO ASSESS IF TRUMP IN VIOLATION OF CONSTITUTION OVER HOTEL PAYMENTS.

  • Jes Staley, CEO of Barclays.

    Staley was criticized for attempting to unmask an internal whistleblower, spurring investigations by regulators.

  • Pedestrians pass the Trump Park Avenue building in New York.

    Trump's companies own more than 400 condo units and home lots whose sale could steer millions of dollars to Trump, according to USA Today.

  • Trump's travel triggering ethics concerns

    Trump's visits to his Florida estate are raising concerns.

  • *Paris climate accord, Trump election behind recent surge. The $23 trillion "sustainable, responsible and impact" investment sector has received a rush of money since the Paris climate agreement and, more recently, in protest against U.S. Europe is the dominant region for such investments, with $12.04 trillion, followed by the United States, with $8.72 trillion,...

  • *Paris climate accord, Trump election behind recent surge. The $23 trillion "sustainable, responsible and impact" investment sector has received a rush of money since the Paris climate agreement and, more recently, in protest against U.S. Europe is the dominant region for such investments, with $12.04 trillion, followed by the United States, with $8.72 trillion,...

  • *Paris climate accord, Trump election behind recent surge. The $23 trillion "sustainable, responsible and impact" investment sector has received a rush of money since the Paris climate agreement and, more recently, in protest against U.S. Europe is the dominant region for such investments, with $12.04 trillion, followed by the United States, with $8.72 trillion,...

  • *Paris climate accord, Trump election behind recent surge. The $23 trillion "sustainable, responsible and impact" investment sector has received a rush of money since the Paris climate agreement and, more recently, in protest against U.S. Europe is the dominant region for such investments, with $12.04 trillion, followed by the United States, with $8.72 trillion,...

  • Lego Batman movie.

    Critics say that endorsing the film, for which Mnuchin was an executive producer, violated his ethics clause. NBC News reports.