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Building Sustainability into Real Estate

November 20, 2018 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Joanna Radeke, Alexander Boether, and Alexandre Bezzera Both residents and shareholders enjoy the right returns when real estate companies collaborate and innovate for environmental solutions, according to a research project done by the Center for Sustainable Business at ESMT Berlin in collaboration with the real estate company ZIEGERT.   Did you

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Seeing The Light

November 19, 2018 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Climate Change, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Christoph Burger, Jens Weinmann, Antony Froggatt, and Catherine Mitchell With the emergence of decentralised energy, such as wind, solar, or biomass, as a major source for power generation, renewables are becoming part of an integrated service

The Power of One: Leadership and Corporate Sustainability

September 18, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Judith L. Walls What kind of leader does it take to make a positive change? What traits set these leaders apart? In this article, the author presents their research highlighting the kind of leaders that can move companies towards a better social and

The Dark Side of Emotional Contagion

July 3, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Alexandra Dobra-Kiel Investment banks – and the financial services industry at large – continue to bear the reputational scares of some high-profile ethical scandals. In spite of numerous efforts for avoiding ethical risk, emotional contagion, a key

Why Mark Zuckerberg’s Leadership Failure was a Predictable Surprise

April 6, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Future of Business, Social Impact, Social MediaComments (0)

By David De Cremer In today’s more developed global village, responsible leadership is of paramount importance especially from businesses that make use of digital platforms. In 2017, The European Business Review published an original article by De Cremer,

The Challenge of Leading Digital Platforms in Responsible Ways

April 5, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, David De Cremer on Management, Future of Business, Social ImpactComments (1)

By David De Cremer, Jess Zhang, and Leander De Schutter Digital platform businesses are increasingly being confronted with a host of unethical consequences due to a lack of responsible leadership and regulation. In this article, the authors identify

Bridging the Circular Economy and Social Enterprise: The Dutch Ministry of Defence and Biga Groep

March 18, 2018 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Emerging Ideas, Social ImpactComments (0)

by Khaled Soufani, Terence Tse, Mark Esposito, Giorgos Dimitriou and Panayotis Kikiras  A holistic approach to circular economy is the one that merges the mission-driven approaches of CSR, social enterprise, and social entrepreneurship with the ecological

Turning Societal Challenges into Business through Value Sharing

February 10, 2018 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Future of Business, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Simona Rocchi, Bahaa Eddine Sarroukh, Karthik Subbaraman, Luc de Clerck and Reon Brand How do brands stay meaningful and relevant in the 21st century? One powerful route is to deliver high  value to customers while addressing wider social and

The Role of Ethical Values in Economic Value Creation

November 7, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

By S. Ramakrishna Velamuri and William Harvey Values integration in businesses keeps the highly competitive world humane. In this article, the authors elaborate not only the benefits of having a values based business approach but also how skillful utilisation

Sustainability: A $12 Trillion a Year Market by 2030

October 20, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Finance & Economics, Climate Change, Future of Business, Social ImpactComments (0)

By John Elkington and Richard Roberts Leading companies today are starting to think of sustainability as a tool for growing profitability, using frameworks such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a guide to future market opportunities. In this