Dougan Column Articles

Week of March 28

  1. Pacific Northwest Could Become Hub for Methanol Production
  2. Will a Methanol Plant be the Best Use Tacoma Public Resources?

Week of March 14

  1. Getting off ccot-free: How CEOs Survive Environmental Controversies Unscathed
  2. Special Edition a Call to a Climate Action

Week of March 7

  1. Translating Leadership Stress into Performance Improvement
  2. Creating a Productive Workspace
  3. How to Sell a $1,000 Pill for $10 Without Losing Money

Week of February 22

  1. School of Debt: How to Bankrupt Public Education, Chicago-Style
  2. Alphabet’s Project Loon To Begin Delivering Internet Access This Year
  3. 4 Pearls of Wisdom From Business Thinker Jim Collins

Week of February 15

  1. Why I’ll Miss Barack Obama
  2. Conflict in the Workplace

Week of February 8

  1. Solar Wars, Musk V. Buffett
  2. As Boomers Retire, Companies Prepare Millennials for Leadership Roles
  3. Snowzilla

Week of January 25

  1. What to Say Instead of “Sorry”
  2. The Secret to Getting More Responsibility

Week of January 18

  1. If You’re Loyal to a Group, Does It Compromise Your Ethics?
  2. The Buy-One-Give-One Model Might Make You Feel Good, But It Doesn't Make The World Better
  3. Wall Street Mulls Naughty List for Ethically Challenged Bankers

Week of January 11

  1. The Surprising Role of Fuel Cells in Today’s Clean Economy
  2. The Top 5 Corporate Sustainability Stories of 2015
  3. To Lead Change, Explain the Context

Week of January 4

  1. Banks Changing Investment Plans on Coal
  2. 2015: The Year Diverstment Hit the Mainstream
  3. Electric Cars Can't Take the Cold

Week of December  1-11

  1. The Other Side of Black Friday Price Tags
  2. Is "Business Ethics" an Oxymoron?
  3. Making the Business Case: Trends in Corporate Societal Investment

Week of November 16-27

  1. Why Good Governance is Critical for Sustainable Cities
  2. Can B Corps Take Companies Beyond the Bottom Line?
  3. Why Collaboration is the Only Path to Social Progress
  4. The Social Innvoation Summit

Week of November 9

  1. Should Government  Stay out of Corporate Social Responsibility?
  2. Chipotle's Silence on Sustainability Practices Make it a Target for CSR Advocates
  3. The ROI of CSR: How one Company Generated a $600 Million Return
  4. Can E.Coli Scare Cost Chipotle Its 'Integrity' in Long-Term?

Week of November 2

  1. The Value in Sustainability: Juan Costa
  2. Is a Higher Salary the Only Way Business can Boost Staff Loyalty
  3. Responsible Supply Chains: Take Action and Follow Through
  4. Managing Legal and Reputational Risks in an Era of Enhanced Transparency

Week of October 26

  1. How Bad Will it Get for American Express?
  2. Texas Towns Push Back on Instant Slums

Week of October 19

  1. The 2 Most Socially Responsible Tech Companies of 2015
  2. Reliance Wants to do Good (and money is no object)

Week of October 12

  1. Threshold, Impact Investments
  2. Want a More Sustainable World? Let Women Lead the Way
  3. Leah Seligman, Director of Sustainbility at NRG Energy
  4. Nicole Lecher, Director of Strategic Pholanthropy and Comunity Releations at Northwestern Mutual

Week of October 5

  1. 7 Lessons From A Successful Corporate Social Responsibility Program
  2. What is Greenwashing?
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility has become a racket - and a dangerous one
  4. Still want that shiny new iPhone? Apple under fire for China factory conditions as iPhone launched

Week of September 28

  1. Was Tom Hayes Running the Biggest Financial Conspiracy in History?
  2. Volkswagen CEO "Deeply Sorry" For False Emissions Data,Calls For External Investigation: Stock Falls 23%
  3. United Oust CEO Smisek Amid Corruption Probe at Port Authority
  4. Peanut CEO Gets Harshest Food Safety Penalty Ever