A year into his term as governor of Connecticut, Ned Lamont ’80 found himself with a new agenda: responding to the state’s outbreak of COVID-19, one of the first and most severe in the country. We talked with him about the partnerships he formed to bring down Connecticut’s infection rate and the risks that lie ahead.
This week, the Business Roundtable declared a commitment to the interests of customers, employees, and local communities—not just shareholders. Yale SOM's Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says the change in position reflects an understanding among many business leaders that doing good is not antithetical to doing well.
Eileen Murray, the co-CEO of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, says that top leaders at financial firms need to do more to foster diversity—or risk falling behind in the race to innovate.
The luxury shoe brand Stuart Weitzman is a now a corporate sibling to Coach, but it retains the DNA of its founder. Yale Insights talked to Weitzman about the connection a brand can make with customers and the moment he turned the spotlight on shoes.