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Arthur D. Little: In an era of cost-cutting, how can oil...

A new report warns firms against cutting capital investment programmes for short-term financial savings

After a meteoric crash in oil prices over the last nine months, a new report released today by management consultancy Arthur D. Little urges oil companies to look even more closely at the economic viability of their current project portfolio.  Until recently, the high price of oil has driven...
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Integrity & Innovation Drive Value in Public Policy...

With sustainability informing corporate and government agendas, Arthur D. Little highlights how a balanced policy engagement strategy contributes...

What do carbon budgets, access to water, and supply chain labor conditions have in common?  They are all fast moving areas of public policy development, and according to a new report by Arthur D, Little, areas where businesses can create value by contributing to the public debate. Ahead of...
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Arthur D Little Study: Online Gambling – Perspectives on...

Huge growth potential for established telcos 

An increasing number of European countries are putting aside their past reticence and preparing for a controlled opening of their markets to online gambling. The ever increasing number of surfers in countries where there is no online gambling are taking advantage of the offers of foreign websites....
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The global truck and bus industry will experience market...

Latest report from ADL predicts that mastering new powertrain technologies will be critical within the rapidly evolving commercial vehicle market

The impact of the global financial crisis on the truck and bus industry has been profound. However, other forces such as increasing divergence in market requirements and new powertrain technologies are driving major changes in the commercial vehicle (CV) industry, which are fundamentally changing...
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Automotive

Arthur D. Little: New report explores 'The Beginning...

New report questions whether the oil industry will face a more challenging future as  signs point to an earlier than anticipated end to oil’s...

A new report released today by management consultancy Arthur D. Little questions the energy sector’s consensus view that demand for oil will rise ever higher, driven in particular by consumption in the BRIC countries. Instead, it envisions that, as a result of an anticipated public policy shift,...
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M&A needn't spell inefficiency for corporate...

With half of all M&A deals failing, 'Winning the Merger Decathlon' outlines the 10 steps to ensuring mergers generate long-term corporate value

With the global liquidity crisis set to fuel new merger and acquisition (M&A) activity this year, a new report by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little claims that despite the growing experience with mergers over the last seven years, the failure rates stay at a high level.   To...
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Strategy

Arthur D. Little launches The Water Margin: How strategic...

With two-thirds of the world to experience water shortages by 2025, a new report warns businesses: sink or swim

A new report from global management consultancy Arthur D Little warns businesses that a reactive response regarding water management can damage business performance. The report provides several illustrations of how water affects many businesses' financial performance. These include Électricité de...
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Microfinance looks set to emerge as a new asset class

New report from Arthur D. Little reveals how microfinance institutions are surpassing repayment rates and exhibiting promising risk and return ratios

No longer limited to third world countries, according to a new report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little, microfinance is thriving as it finds untapped demand within the European market. Founded on microcredits, microfinance programs extend small loans to the world's...
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Financial services

ACQ Finance honors Arthur D. Little with two annual awards

Arthur D. Little applauded for excellence in Commercial Due Diligence and Management Advice

Today ACQ Finance Magazine announced that Arthur D. Little have been honored twice in the publication's first annual Country Awards for Achievement in the private equity field Arthur D. Little Nordic has been awarded the Swedish ACQ Country Award for Commercial Due Diligence, and the global...
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Trading up: Sustainable businesses must prepare for post-...

A new report by Arthur D. Little reveals how uncertainty over future carbon trading policy could leave companies exposed if they do not implement...

Emissions trading has been described as the most economically efficient way to force carbon emission cuts, however, a new report released today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little warns that uncertainty about the nature and scope of post-2012 global carbon trading policy has left...
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