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About Nick Robins

Nick Robins is head of socially responsible investment research at an investing company in the City of London.

Articles by Nick Robins

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The East India Company: the future of the past

More than a century after its demise, the legacy of the East India Company continues to haunt both Europe and Asia. India's triple anniversaries in 2007 should be the occasion for a reckoning with this pioneering corporate giant, argues Nick Robins.

The $20,000,000,000,000 question

The global financial community is waking up to the risk of climate change, and the opportunities arising from doing something about it. But a smarter regulatory framework is urgently needed. Nick Robins of Henderson Global Investors asks whether political and business leaders can rise to the challenge.

Loot: in search of the East India Company

Concerns about corporate power and responsibility are as old as the corporation itself. In this account of the East India Company, the world's first transnational corporation, Nick Robins argues that an unholy alliance between British government, military and commerce held India in slavery, reversed the flow of trade and cultural influence forever between the East and West and then sunk almost without trace under the weight of colonial guilt.

The East offering its riches to Britannia

Nick Robins walks you round an extraordinary mural painted in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office by Spiridione Roma.

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