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Kanika Datta 

Reputation matters

A company’s reputation is said to be its most valued assets but few companies suffer any serious damage after even successive misdemeanors. In this practical age whether a company cheats on taxes or destroys the lives of tribals is for someone else to worry about, which is why the fashion of investing under Environment, Social and Governance parameters is now under question, writes T N Ninan. Read it here

In other views:

Devangshu Datta says the Agnipath scheme can be dressed up any way the government chooses but the idea sends a clear signal of extreme financial weakness. Read it here

T C A Srinivasa Raghavan writes that economics and politics have exchanged roles, in which the former concerns itself with the distribution of the fruits of growth and politicians talk about growth. Read it here

Kumar Abishek discusses the growing research into the science of reverse aging. Read it here

‘Put simply, it is a technocratic fudge aimed at saving reputations, not lives"
Max Lawson, Co-Chair of the People's Vaccine Alliance, on the IP waiver for Covid-19 vaccines

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First Published: Sat, June 18 2022. 06:30 IST