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February 8, 2023

M&A: Value is not only about the financials

You want to sell your business and, above all, make a large profit from it! This is a perfectly legitimate objective. As a shareholder, you have […]
November 18, 2022

H2 – A world full of colours

Let’s dream a little! In 2030, 14 September becomes European Hydrogen Day! Ten years before, on 14 September 2022, the President of the European Commission, Ursula […]
November 8, 2022

“Why join the navy, if you can be a pirate” Steve Jobs

Copper Oak is a boutique consultancy specialised in business processes, transactions and all forms of transformation. Our clients see us as the link to value. In […]
October 4, 2022

Time to reopen the cold case “Waste-to-Energy”

Waste-to-energy is not part of the European green taxonomy and therefore does not qualify for sustainable financing. This is the result of a series of European […]
August 7, 2022

When China awakens, the world will tremble

Unlike the notion of being the leading military power, the notion of being the leading economic power is often linked to a liberal and democratic vision […]
July 13, 2022

Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?

It’s almost become a tradition! Every year Copper Oak writes a short article about the holidays of employees, managers and others (click here). Indeed, now is […]
May 3, 2022

Why should the budget take the fun out of money?

Luther Gulick explained it well (*): there are seven functions in management and the last but not least is the budget. Management is responsible for budgeting. […]
March 12, 2022

HR controlling as a cornerstone of a risk management strategy?

The question of the added value of HR for the company’s strategy requires a transformation of the long statistical graveyard of HR reports into a clear […]