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Has the quality of our politicians declined or is the world becoming impossible to manage?

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Global Business, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Michael Cox We live not just in ‘interesting times‘, but in quite extraordinary times where few in the West now appear to have much confidence any longer in the notion of the West. Time therefore to take a moment to reflect on how these multiple and most unexpected changes will impact on the global …

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Leading with Ethics and Compliance

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Corporate Governance, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Mark Meaney As millions take to the streets in a global protest of corporate malfeasance, Dean Rich Lyons of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, has taken the approach that ethics reform begins from within an

Which Companies Benefit Most from UN Global Compact Membership?

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Global Business, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Jette Steen Knudsen In this article I examine a key business question: which kinds of companies are most likely to benefit from joining international corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and how should they proceed?

The Need For Reputation Management Capabilities

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & Consumers, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Daniel Diermeier Maintaining a strong reputation is critical for a company’s sustained success. Yet, almost every day a new crisis makes the headlines. These developments indicate a fundamental misalignment between growing reputational risk and its

The Rise and Consequences of Corporate Sustainability Reporting

September 28, 2011 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Corporate Governance, Finance & Economics, Social ImpactComments (7)

By Ioannis Ioannou and George Serafeim In the last two decades a growing number of companies across sectors and geographies are communicating to their stakeholders their initiatives and performance within the environmental, social and governance (ESG)

Ecological Gold – A New Gold Standard

September 28, 2011 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

Anna Moltke-Huitfeldt, Jewellery in Life Anna Moltke-Huitfeldt, Jewellery In Life, works with ecological gold from the Oro Verde (Green Gold) mining project in Colombia, a choice that is a natural consequence of seeking ethical transparency in the selection

Invisible Capital and Why We Need to Democratize Entrepreneurial Opportunity

July 20, 2011 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Chris Rabb Invisible capital is the toolkit of our skills, knowledge, networks, experiences and other resources, along with the set of assets we were born with.

The Sustainable Organisation – Driving value through organisational change

July 9, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, People Management, Social Impact, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By Claire Arnold, Co Founder of Maxxim Consulting

 Everyone who has the ambition, drive and competence to want the top job has to be alive to the forces of irony, but this paper examines the more manageable drivers of value that CEOs can impact in their

The Economic Aftermath of the Recent Earthquake in Sendai, Japan

May 20, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Finance & Economics, Business Process, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Ilan Noy Natural disasters potentially impact severely on economic dynamics — e.g. on production, prices, incomes, and employment — in the post-disaster period.

Social Technologies in the Enterprise – Rising to the Challenge

May 20, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Social Impact, Social MediaComments (0)

By Evgeny Kaganer, Sandra Sieber and Neil Hair “What we are looking at is how to build a collaborative platform hooked into business automation software. We need to develop a cohesive approach to support business processes with social networking because the