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You are on: Recent Updates
After travelling for several months, RBC Royal Bank associate and renowned agricultural economist Dr. David Kohl shares his ideas that farmers are using to make their businesses better.
Want a method of setting strategic priorities for the short-, medium- and long-term future of your farm? Merle Good highlights what producers should do within the next two years, the following three to five years, and the five to 10 years after that.
Learn how to use words, not just numbers, to make better business decisions. Even if the quantitative issues check out nicely, you should still consider the qualitative side of things.
You are on: Research & Articles
Your farm is more than just a way of life — it's a business. With so much at stake both financially and personally, it's worth taking steps to protect the value of both.
|Global Country Reports|
|Reports on North America||Guides|
|Reports on Latin America||Guides|
|Reports on Europe||Guides|
|Reports on Asia-Pacific||Guides|
|Reports on Africa||Guides|
|Reports on the Middle East||Guides|
|Learn New Strategies For Weathering Market Cycles||Article|
|Get more from your farm’s financial statements||Article|
|Agricultural Business Review – Fall 2010||Article|
|Equipping your business for success||Article|
|The case for greening your supply chain||Article|
|Going retro – making energy retrofits pay for themselves||Article|
|Reducing your paper waste||Article|
|The carbon effect||Article|
|Is water the next carbon?||Article|
|Adapting to climate change with Bob Oliver, executive director, Pollution Probe||Article|
|Adapting to climate change with Bob Oliver, executive director, Pollution Probe||Video|
|The sustainability advantage with expert Bob Willard||Video|
|The sustainability advantage with expert Bob Willard||Article|
|Igniting the flame of sustainability – How RBC made its sponsorship of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay carbon neutral||Article|
|How RBC made its sponsorship of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay carbon neutral||Video|
|The sustainability audit tool – How does your organization measure up?||Article|
|Building companies that last – An interview with Michael Hopkins, editor-in-chief of the MIT Sloan Management Review||Article|
|Building companies that last – A podcast interview with Michael Hopkins, editor-in-chief of the MIT Sloan Management Review||Other|
|Greening your business: A guide to getting started||Guide|
|So you want to buy a brownfield? Insights from a Canadian bank (slideshow)||Other|
|Understanding and Managing Short- and Long-term Debt||Guide|
|Maintaining a Balanced Cash Flow in Challenging Times||Article|
|Myths vs. Reality – Credit from a Bank's Perspective||Webinar|
|Managing Risk for Business||Article|
|Effective Risk Management Strategies for Your Farm or Agribusiness||Article|
|U.S.-Bound Businesses Plan for Success||Article|
|Building Your Brand in Chaotic Times||Article|
|From Downturn to Upside: New Thinking on Business Succession||Guide|
|Are you “recovery ready”?||Article|
|Agriculture Business Review - Fall 2009||Article|
|How to Succeed with Business Succession Planning||Guide|
|RBC Business Succession Planning: Your Essential Road Map||Guide|
|Finding New Ways To Build Employee Loyalty||Guide|
|Becoming An Employer of Choice||Guide|
|Improving Productivity Through Sound Business Practices||Guide|
|Managing for Growth||Guide|
|Streamlining Your Business||Guide|
|Personal Financial Management for Business Owners||Guide|
|Leverage Strengths and Minimize Costs with Strategic Outsourcing||Article|
|Building Strategic Alliances Can Strengthen Your Business||Article|
|Preventing fraud in your company||Article|
|Protect your business against internal fraud||Article|
|Loss Prevention and Security Self Assessment Guide||Guide|
|Helping to Prevent Fraud in Your Business||Website|
|Business Insights – "Business Cycles"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Managing Business Risk"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Fraud Prevention"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Managing Cash Flows"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Employee Retention and Loyalty"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Investing in Equipment"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Business Succession Planning"||Video|
|Tips for Protecting Your Personal and Financial Information||Article|
|Managing Risk To Maximize Reward||Article|
|Business Succession – Planning For Success||Article|
|Managing Cash Flow||Article|
|Employee Retention In An Age Of Change||Article|
|Investing In Equipment||Article|
|Growing globally by doing cross-border business? Keep taxes in mind.||Article|
|Surviving the Cycle||Article|
|Clean, safe water for all||Article|
|Innovation runs in the family||Article|
|Dr. David Kohl: The best of the best.||Article|
|During financial turmoil, there’s one thing producers shouldn’t overlook||Article|
|Me and my team||Article|
|The motion is carried||Article|
|The next two years (and the 10 after that)||Article|
|Recognizing ‘partner material’||Article|
|A fresh perspective on risk||Article|
|Travel unlocks a better business||Article|
|Leased land can fuel your expansion||Article|
|Business planning for the long term||Article|
|Business Succession Website||Website|
|Employee Loyalty Website||Website|
You are on: Clients’ Stories
Three generations, two farms, one dream for the future. RBC helps develop a succession plan that gives them confidence about their future.
RBC makes business and personal dreams come to life for a successful Acadian family.
RBC service and expertise impressed both the seller and buyer of this window manufacturing company.
Steve Booy's relationship with RBC has spanned over four decades — through the good times and through the tough times.
You are on: Tools & Calculators
Determining whether you have enough money to manage your business means creating a variety of realistic cash flow projections, taking as many factors into account as possible. That way, you're better prepared and can react quickly if things don't turn out as expected.
You are on: Webinars
View an archive or download an audio only podcast (MP3) With Wendy Carroll, Vice President, Leasing at RBC Royal Bank; whether you're a heavy manufacturer or a small retailer, Wendy will help you understand how to finance your next equipment purchase.
View an archive or download a podcast (MP3) where we share best practices in developing, financing and managing an effective energy retrofit plan.
View an archive or download a podcast of John Kuziora, Managing Director, Foreign Exchange at RBC Royal Bank. Whether you are a global business or just dealing with occasional cross–border transactions, John will help you determine what kind of FX strategy is appropriate for your organization and share the tools for how to develop one.
View an archive or download a podcast of Jay Stark, Vice President, Fraud Management providing an update on financial fraud and the best practices to help prevent it.
Our team of specialists are here to work with you. Talk to a dedicated account manager in your area!