How to build a brand with purpose, according to 5 entrepreneurs who just won big money doing so
It’s no longer good enough to be in business for yourself alone — if it ever was in the first place. Corporate social responsibility is more important than it’s ever been, and consumers — especially younger consumers< — are much more cognizant of a corporation’s purpose than they’ve ever been. But don’t confuse the idea of corporate social responsibility with the idea of purpose. Every year, the Chivas Venture gives $1 million in no-strings funding to startups that are creating positive change in the world. This year’s final five finalists, who together won $800,000 in funding, shared their insights on how to… This story continues at The Next Web
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will seek to recoup US$4.5bil of funds that were potentially lost through 1MDB, as well as fees paid to Goldman Sachs Group Inc., according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PUTRAJAYA (June 22): Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus has promised to maintain the country's monetary and financial stability upon assuming office as Bank Negara Malaysia Governor on July 1 this year.
At Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's press conference to announce her appointment today, Nor Shamsiah said that in serving her five-year tenure as governor until June 30, 2023, she and her team will continue to focus on delivering on the central bank's mandate of maintaining monetary and financial stability in the best interest of the nation.
REVIEW: US President Donald Trump’s go-ahead on the US$50bil in tariffs on Chinese imports last Friday, and China’s subsequent promise of retaliation were precursors to a shake-up in global equities this past week.