Posted: 31.05.2013
 
Dr. Atul K. Shah is author of Celebrating Diversity, and Boardroom Diversity - The Opportunity. He is the founder and CEO of Diverse Ethics. A qualified Chartered Accountant who has worked with numerous charities and public institutions, Dr. Shah was a Lecturer at the University of Bristol, University of Maryland, and University of Essex. He was the founding editor for the distinguished Jain Spirit...
Posted: 30.04.2013
By Dr. Michael Tobias
Forbes Magazine Ms. Ingrid Newkirk © PETA PETA president and co-founder Ingrid Newkirk has led the world’s largest animal rights organization for more than 25 years. Her passion and dedication to making this world a better place for all living beings has inspired countless others to do what they can to help animals. MT : The horsemeat scandal has been in the news in Britain and Ireland, with horsemeat found...
Posted: 15.01.2013
By Dr. Michael Tobias
Forbes Magazine 11/02/2012 Dr. Peter Li, © Dr. Peter Li, 2012 Peter J. Li, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of East Asian Politics at the University of Houston-Downtown and China Policy Specialist of Humane Society International, first came to the U.S. from China to study at Syracuse University in 1987. Almost immediately, he had several “cultural shocks,” as he puts it. I asked him about two epiphanies, in...
Posted: 08.01.2013
By Dr. Michael Tobias
Forbes Magazine Dr. Tarun Chhabra © M. C. Tobias Environmentalism is, by definition, given to skepticism, dismay, political cynicism and the seemingly endless endeavors to guide human nature along a path more sustainable than that currently on display worldwide. Yet, in India, the second most populated nation on earth, with her inordinate share of ecological turmoil and over 1.241 billion people, there exists...
Posted: 30.09.2012
By Dr. Michael Tobias
Forbes Magazine This past July, Gurudev Shri Chitrabhanuji, who spends part of each year in New York City, turned 90. For the millions of Jains and non-Jains worldwide, this former Muni (monk) is a global leader, pioneer, visionary, activist and profoundly affecting philosopher. His life and message are more relevant than ever. For decades, Shri Chitrabhanuji has rigorously, gently and persuasively advocated...
Posted: 22.05.2012
By Dr. Michael Tobias
Forbes Magazine Dr. Marc Bekoff enjoys the view with a stoic cormorant friend at the Everglades National Park, Florida, © Marc Bekoff Marc Bekoff is a former professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder . He’s won various research awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and has published numerous books and essays, including The Ten Trusts with Jane Goodall and The Emotional Lives of Animals . Two new...

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