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About Simon Zadek
Simon Zadek is an independent advisor and author. He blogs at www.zadek.net/blog.
Articles by Simon Zadek
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No to TTIP
Simon Zadek is back in the (in)sanatoriums of the Magic Mountain for Davos '09
2008 has taught us that we must strengthen the accountability of the powerful. The priority is to foster real long termism in the financial sector
Michael Edwards's critique of philanthocapitalism underplays how far a world of interdependency creates opportunity for civil society to force business into embracing social and legal progress, says Simon Zadek of AccountAbility.
A failure of accountability connects the crises facing the world community, says Zadek.
An imaginative collaboration of stakeholders in the global souths textile industry offers a new model for reviving the stalled world-trade talks, says Simon Zadek.
A blizzard of networks, deals and future plans leaves Simon Zadek seeking one more ingredient to make Davos great.
The architecture of global governance must be reimagined and the key is a new dynamics of accountability. Simon Zadek lays down a challenge to the World Economic Forum summit at Davos.
An appeal to both self-interest and long-term thinking is essential to tackling the pressing threat of global climate change, says Simon Zadek.
The Shanghai dialogue of the UN Global Compact Summit suggests to Simon Zadek that a fusion of globalisation and corporate responsibility is becoming essential to Chinas transformation.
Simon Zadek, chief executive of AccountAbility, introduces a new debate on openDemocracy that explores a new generation of accountability mechanisms focussed on the horizontal, not the hierarchical.
Loose yet organic, exclusive yet open, competitive yet dialogic, religious yet cross-cultural. Lula, Sharon Stone, Bill Gates, and Bono. Simon Zadek tracks the World Economic Forums reinvention as tomorrows model of global governance.
The annual Davos conference pulsates with brilliant people. Why do so many of their fine ideas dissolve with the winter snow? Simon Zadek, an insider-outsider with attitude, sends a daily diary from the high-altitude conference.