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Values, Values on the wall, Just do business and forget them all: Wells Fargo, Volkswagen and others in the hall

October 20, 2016 • Corporate Governance, LEADERSHIP, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (1)

By Avi Liran and Simon L. Dolan There is a growing discrepancy between the values stated on the wall and values in action. In the case of Wells Fargo, most of the company’s values and visions were breached. In this article, the authors discuss effective ways to practice values in action to align it with …

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Easy Being Green: Why the Internet of Things Will Help Sustainability

September 26, 2016 • Internet of Things, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (2)

By Joy Tan  The Internet of Things is just one of the technologies that is re-shaping the world. It is not only perceived as a tool to efficiently improve work, but it will also deliver maximum economic and commercial benefits – like making the world

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) In China: Huawei as a Case Study

August 24, 2016 • David De Cremer on Management, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By David De Cremer Adopting CSR as a company philosophy in China seems to be more challenging than could be expected. In this article, David De Cremer looks into an example of a Chinese company that has over the years grown into a major global player and in

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The Development of Circular Economies in China

July 19, 2016 • Climate ChangeComments (1)

By Mark Esposito, Terence Tse & Khaled Soufani In this article, the authors discuss China’s implementation of Circular Economic development programs in order to address the country’s pressing environmental issues. You might also like: Why The Circular

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The Dirty Dozen: How Unethical Behaviour Creeps Into Your Organisation

July 19, 2016 • Corporate Governance, Editors' Pick, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (1)

By Urs Müller and Ulf Schäfer This article presents some of the most influential drivers of unethical behaviour in business and suggests counter-strategies. Reviewing the literature from relevant disciplines, the authors draw the attention to twelve factors

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Days of Glory past

May 1, 2016 • Commentary, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

From the Editors In the run up to the 12 May 2016 Anti Corruption Summit in the UK last week, the British premier let off a classic gaffe, describing Nigeria ‘as one of the most corrupt countries in the world’. The Queen’s gaffe came a day later,

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Design, When Everybody Designs

January 20, 2016 • Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

Social innovation and design for a new economy By Ezio Manzini In a fast and profoundly changing world everybody designs. The result of this diffuse designing is that society as a whole can be seen as a huge laboratory in which new social forms, solutions and

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Alphabet International: How today’s companies can achieve sustainable Business Mobility

November 20, 2015 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

Sustainability is the modern day buzzword. Sounds great in theory, but what about the practice? Sustainability relating to fleet management goes beyond merely decreasing a company’s carbon footprint. In business mobility, partnering with the right

Why The Circular Economy Matters

November 20, 2015 • Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…, Finance & Economics, INNOVATION, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (1)

By Terence Tse, Mark Esposito, and Khaled Soufani A Circular Economy represents not just a paradigm shift that waste is reconstructed to resources through reuse and recreation; it is also about getting more economic boost by resource efficiency and industrial

Sustainability Footprints in SMEs – Strategy and Case Studies for Entrepreneurs and Small Business

November 20, 2015 • Entrepreneurship, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Lowellyne James Research indicates that sustainability footprints can transform stakeholder perceptions of waste from being a cost center to a profit center, reduce carbon emissions by diverting waste from landfills, and stimulate innovation through the