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Global Climate Change and BP

After the sudden resignation of Sir John Browne, Tony Hayward, CEO of BP, must decide how global climate change management will figure in BP’s corporate strategy. Managing climate change is a major part of BP’s strategy under Browne: In 1997 Browne broke from his...

Reto S.A.

The company must decide whether to buy new equipment in order to offer a new line of products. The question is whether the equipment will meet the objectives of profitability of investment depreciation and tax revenue. Equipment purchased, but a year later became the...

Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards 2017-2025

In December 2011, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency issued a joint proposal to dramatically increase fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions of passenger cars and light trucks sold between 2017 and 2025....

Overcoming Political Opposition: CNG Mandates in Delhi A

In 1985, members of Congress Mehta, a lawyer and head of his own environmental NGO, filed a lawsuit interest (PIL) in the Supreme Court of India in response to the 1981 Air (Prevention and Control of pollution) Act in the vicinity of India’s National Capital Region...

Ontario Place Revitalization

In 2012, the Ontario government announced that after 41 years of the famous tourist attraction in Toronto, Ontario Place will be closed. Immediate closure of the province and will save taxpayers an estimated $ 20 million a year and eliminate at least 48 full-time and...

Marc Rich and Global Commodity Trading

Considering a career Marc Rich, a leading global commodity trader before his criminal charges in the United States in 1983. The case examines the historical growth in commodity trading, especially in metals, from the late nineteenth century, and evolving forms, the...

Australian Miners and the Resource Super Profit Tax

This case is a means by which students can learn how government policies affect the actions of stakeholders in the economy: firms, taxpayers, voters, labor unions and other organizations. This shows how the policy can be an endogenous process of interests and...

Location Planning at A.B. Corp

In March 2010, the leadership of AB Corporation announced its plans to choose a specific location for its central warehouse. The company, a major producer of agriculture and agricultural equipment, went through three consecutive financial loss as a result of increased...