Is the presidency just too big to handle? John Dickerson, co-host of "CBS This Morning" penned a lengthy cover story for The Atlantic on how the magnitude of the office itself might be its own greatest impediment. He sat down with Atlantic editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg for an interview in the new "Face the Nation" studio to dive deep into the scale of the presidency. JEFFREY GOLDBERG: Hello, and welcome to the first and possibly last edition of "Face the Atlantic." I'm Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor-in-chief of The Atlantic and my guest is John Dickerson, Atlantic contributing writer who also has a day job at CBS, co-host of "CBS This Morning," former moderator of "Face the Nation" and author of The Atlantic magazine's cover story, "How the Presidency Became Impossible." And we're going to talk today about the presidency. John, you know more about the presidency than many people including presidents. It's disconcerting how much you know about the presidency. So let's just jump … [Read more...] about POTUS: The hardest job in the world?
Companies undergoing organizational change
Nordic Group, one of the biggest distributors of food products in Romania, is celebrating 27 years since its founding in 1991, when three friends decided to open a business, a consignment store. “They sold anything they could bring from countries like Turkey, Hungary or China. They even brought refrigerators from Hungary at one time”, says Ciprian Moldoveanu, the son of one the founders and general manager of Nordic Food Romania. Slowly they started importing food products, mostly from Italy, and in 1994 they formed Nordic Import Export. After several other partnership, in 1996 they bought Vitan dairy factory and started producing Linco margarine with a Dutch partner that later took over the factory. Step by step the company grew with new warehouses, new logistic solutions and even start producing dry pet food. Today, the group is formed by four companies, Nordic Food, Nordic Logistic, Nordic Petfood Production and Nordic Pet Food Distribution. In 2017, the group had an … [Read more...] about Nordic Group celebrates 27 years and is moving to the next generation of management
Angela Merkel’s clean-energy push may turn out to be less ‘green’ than expected for bondholders caught up in the upheaval of Germany’s energy industry.In the latest redrawing of the power map as the nation moves away from nuclear and fossil fuels, EON SE is taking over renewables unit Innogy SE from rival RWE AG. The deal may see Innogy bonds stripped of their green credentials, according to the firm which gave the securities their environmentally-friendly label.The 850 million euros ($1 billion) of bonds, sold by Innogy Finance BV in October to finance wind farms, are set to become an obligation of electric power provider EON, according to ING Bank NV. Environmental and social research and ratings provider Sustainalytics told Bloomberg News that the takeover of Innogy means it will need to review whether they still meet the criteria.“Should an issuer undergo a significant organizational change such as a merger or an acquisition, Sustainalytics would … [Read more...] about M&A Risk Stalks Innogy’s Green Bonds as Clean Energy Backfires