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Can McKinsey Solve the NYC Trash Problem?
Maybe the trash problem in New York will be solved with color-coded garbage cans designed by expensive consultants. Or maybe the problem is much deeper.
How McKinsey Got Into the Business of Addiction
The consulting firm’s work with opioid makers is well known, but for decades McKinsey worked with Big Tobacco and has also advised Juul, the e-cigarette company.
They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.
With the help of a consulting firm, the Providence hospital system trained staff to wring money out of patients, even those eligible for free care.
‘House of the Dragon’ Is Less Sexist and Racist. But Is it Good?
The showrunners say they’ve heard and responded to criticism of ‘Game of Thrones,” but some say that has made the new show boring.
Behind the Scenes, McKinsey Guided Companies at the Center of the Opioid Crisis
The consulting firm offered clients “in-depth experience in narcotics,” from poppy fields to pills more powerful than Purdue’s OxyContin.
Congress Has to Ask How Much McKinsey Hurt the F.D.A.
Three critical questions to secure F.D.A. integrity.
McKinsey Opened a Door in Its Firewall Between Pharma Clients and Regulators
The firm let consultants advise both drugmakers and their government overseers, internal records show. “Who we know and what we know” was part of their pitch.
Macron Goes on Defensive Over Use of McKinsey and Other Consultants
President Emmanuel Macron’s opponents have criticized the French government for paying at least a billion dollars last year to private consulting firms.
Congress Is Investigating McKinsey Over Its Role in the Opioid Crisis
A House committee has requested documents related to the firm’s advice to drug makers and potential conflicts of interest with the F.D.A.
At McKinsey, Widespread Furor Over Work With Planet’s Biggest Polluters
A letter signed by more than 1,100 employees has called for change at the consulting firm, which has advised at least 43 of the 100 most environmentally damaging companies.
Don’t Let the Fossil Fuel Industry Pivot to Toxic Plastics and Chemicals
As we confront climate change, focusing on a single metric, like greenhouse gas emissions, could leave other harmful practices unaddressed.
Behind the Lordstown Debacle, the Hand of a Wall Street Dealmaker
A longtime real estate investor and former Goldman Sachs executive decided to take an electric truck company public. Chaos ensued.
Global Shortages During Coronavirus Reveal Failings of Just in Time Manufacturing
Global shortages of many goods reflect the disruption of the pandemic combined with decades of companies limiting their inventories.
Hollywood Loses $10 Billion a Year Due to Lack of Diversity, Study Finds
A McKinsey report that combined previous research and new interviews argues that concrete steps like company bonuses tied to improved representation can lead to change.
Head of McKinsey Is Voted Out as Firm Faces Reckoning on Opioid Crisis
Partners decided not to keep Kevin Sneader in the top job. Weeks earlier, McKinsey had reached a historic settlement agreement in the U.S. over its advice to drugmakers.
France Hired McKinsey to Help in the Pandemic. Then Came the Questions.
After previously undisclosed contracts were revealed, the company has become a magnet for criticism in France’s vaccine rollout.
McKinsey Settles for $573 Million Over Role in Opioid Crisis
The consulting firm has reached the agreement with 47 states because of its advice to drugmakers, including Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin.
McKinsey Issues a Rare Apology for Its Role in OxyContin Sales
The firm faced criticism after a report revealed that consultants had discussed destroying documents related to the opioid business and proposed that a drugmaker pay its distributors rebates for overdoses.
McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin Overdoses
Court filings reveal consultants’ talk of a records purge during the opioid crisis, and shed new light on sales advice given to the billionaire Sackler family and their drug company, Purdue Pharma.
Subway Service Could Be Cut 40% if No Federal Aid Arrives
On Wednesday, transit officials announced some new details of proposed service cuts, including slashing weekend service and eliminating bus lines, to address its multibillion-dollar budget hole.
Wealthy Millennial Women Tend to Defer to Husbands on Investing
Even the most educated and high-achieving women do not participate equally with their husbands in long-term financial decision making, according to a study.
C.E.O.s Rediscover the Family Dinner Table
Remote work during the coronavirus pandemic has given executives with children a taste of a different way to live.