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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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Arthur D. Little predicts consolidation and globalization...

As oil prices continue to rise and deepwater reserves demonstrate increasing appeal to national oil giants, the subsea oil and gas sector faces significant challenges to ensure future growth, according to a new report launched today by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little. The report, "...
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Arthur D. Little warns regulators: Address Gallagher Review...

Three months after Gallagher findings announced, biofuels industry innovators and investors remain uncertain about future investment

Unless governments begin to act now on policy initiatives to regulate the potential negative impacts of biofuels, the industry risks losing its momentum and failing to realise its role in the renewable energy mix, warns a new report released today by Arthur D. Little, the global management...
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Utilities & alternative energy

Value in Focus

New Arthur D. Little study reveals Nordic, Spanish and UK banks lead Europe in cost-efficiency, while their German and Portuguese peers lag behind

The Spanish bank Banco Popular has topped the list of Europe's most cost-efficient banks, according to a new study released today by Arthur D. Little. Kaupthing, from Iceland, and Swedish bank Svenska Handelsbanken round out the top of the list, which ranks Europe's largest financial institutions...
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Financial services

Has private equity seen the end of its 'Golden Age...

A new thought piece by Arthur D. Little proposes solutions for private equity firms to survive and thrive in an economic downturn

With numerous large cap private equity transactions falling through in the past year, the industry's apparent downturn has been brought to the center of attention. However, a new thought piece released today by Arthur D. Little presents a framework to help private equity businesses outperform the...
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LINCOLN INTERNATIONAL’S BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION GROUP...

Firm Examines Outlook and M&A Opportunities in the Building and Construction Industry

Lincoln International today announced it will hold its annual Building & Construction conference Tuesday, June 24 at the New York Athletic Club. The event also will be co-hosted by Arthur D. Little, the leading Global Management Consultancy, linking Strategy, Innovation and Technology.  As the...
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Sustainable Performance Delivered

A new study by Arthur D. Little reveals how to unlock value through the Sustainability Value Formula - "Integrity + Innovation = Sustainable...

Having established the connection of Integrity + Innovation = Sustainable Performance in its report last year, a new study continues Arthur D. Little's exposition of this relationship by showing how companies are making most of it in the real world. The I + I value formula for corporate...
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Sustainability