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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 environmental issues as an integral way of doing business. But doing this requires rethinking how …

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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

Disruptive Technology in Behavioural Health: Ethical and Risk-Management Challenges

September 6, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D Digital technology has transformed the delivery of mental health services worldwide.  Behavioural health professionals now have the option to provide remote and “distance” counselling services using a wide range of online

Improving Rural Livelihoods through E-Commerce: The GoCoop Experience

August 10, 2017 • Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Siva Devireddy, G. Sabarinathan, S. Ramakrishna Velamuri and Janine Coughlin In India’s rural areas live handloom weavers and artisans who have been doing their craft for generations. In this article, the authors elaborate how the company GoCoop has

Right to be Disconnected – The Wave to Catch On

June 19, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Jasna Čošabić This paper analyses the possible influence of the French labour law reform – the “right to be disconnected” –  on other countries and the benefits of preserving work/life balance which might be jeopardised by the rapid

United Airlines, Artificial Intelligence, and Donald Trump: Reawakening Values in the Era of Fake Service, Fake Reality, and Fake News

June 13, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Corporate Governance, Commentary, Editors' Pick, Social Impact, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Avi Liran and Simon L. Dolan Society has evolved and not all aspects of our lives were able to cope up with the changes and advances of the modern world. The authors elaborately sketch the current state of values particularly in our professional lives. The

Do We Need To Rethink Employment Law For The Gig Economy?

May 19, 2017 • OPERATION, Social ImpactComments (0)

 By Maximilian Yoshioka Are people who work in the “gig economy” self-employed contractors, or employees of the organisation they “gig” for?  In this article, the author discusses how these workers do not fit into those categories, and how

People and the Planet – CSR Initiatives Sweeten Ferrero’s Success

May 12, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Future of Business, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Tammi L. Coles For global businesses to thrive, “doing sustainability” is no longer an option. Tammi L. Coles spoke with recognised CSR researcher and author CB Bhattacharya about how this is revealed in the “People and the Planet” philosophy of

The Challenge of Leading Digital Platforms in Responsible Ways

March 23, 2017 • 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