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Lucy P. Marcus

Lucy P. Marcus

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Lucy P. Marcus, founder and CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting, Ltd., is Professor of Leadership and Governance at IE Business School and a non-executive board director of Atlantia SpA.

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  1. Time for a Boardroom Reckoning
    Elon Musk, Chairman, CEO of Tesla Motors, addresses a press conference VCG/VCG via Getty Images

    Time for a Boardroom Reckoning

    May 29, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus identifies shareholders' most urgent grievances about the way companies are operating.

  2. Facing Facebook’s Responsibility
    Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

    Facing Facebook’s Responsibility

    May 1, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that the company needs to go much further to address its governance failures.

  3. Are Guns the Next Target for Conscientious Investors?
    National Rifle Association members look over optics in the SIG Sauer display Scott Olson/Getty Images

    Are Guns the Next Target for Conscientious Investors?

    Mar 20, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that shareholder activism in the wake of the Parkland school shooting could bring meaningful reforms.

  4. The Sexual Harassment Reckoning
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    The Sexual Harassment Reckoning

    Feb 21, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus says that effective action to protect the rights and dignity of women and girls is becoming unavoidable.

  5. Let’s Talk About Politics
    Donald Trump delivers a speech Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

    Let’s Talk About Politics

    Jan 17, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that citizens and businesses must resist the temptation to disengage from current events.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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