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FiftyFor vous invite au premier Up Event – Afrique Sans Risque – au MEDEF, le 19 décembre 2017. S’INSCRIRE L’AFRIQUE SANS RISQUE REUSSIR EN AFRIQUE GRÂCE AU DIGITAL UP EVENT #1 PAR FIFTYFOR 19 DEC 2017 16H30 – 18H30 MEDEF, 55 AVENUE BOSQUET, PARIS S’INSCRIRE A PROPOS A l’heure où le continent Africain suscite beaucoup…Read More
This was so that he could set up a network of informers throughout the country, but sadly that didn’t get rid of all the company’s problems. What vexed Lewis the most was the failure of his subscribers to live up to their contracts. Although they were sworn to secrecy, they wouldn’t keep the information about…Read More
The first version release of the FiftyFor platform is named after one of my good friends Michel. OUR STORY We met on the first day of term at the Grenoble Ecole de Management in 2002, tied to a pillar with students throwing things at us – as per tradition for the incoming students. I was…Read More
Corporate Social Responsibility, widely referred to as ‘CSR’ was defined by the European Commission in 2001, as ‘a concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis’. Whilst this definition appears straightforward, the reality of CSR in companies’ operations is far…Read More
Treading a fine line. Needless to say, history doesn’t shine a flattering light on the West’s treatment of Africa. The horrendous effects of slavery and imperialism are still being felt today. And still, today, Africa is not taken seriously by much of the business world. It is clear that colonial attitudes and exploitative business…Read More
Auditing in Sub-Saharan Africa In the face of major corporate collapses and the 2008 financial crisis, the 1990s and 2000s saw the auditing profession come under fire. The ‘big five’ became four, as Arthur Andersen surrendered its licenses in 2002, guilty of malpractice in auditing energy giant Enron. The accountability and efficacy of…Read More
Credit rating agencies Historically as well as in the present day, credit rating agencies have played an important and central role in evaluating the financial behavior of businesses and enabling loans. Nonetheless, they are vulnerable to criticism. There are question marks, too, over their ability to serve Africa and its developing world…Read More