Which Companies Benefit Most from UN Global Compact Membership?

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...
Yuri Milner’s 2023 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony The Oscars of Science

Yuri Milner’s 2023 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony: The Oscars of Science

In April 2023, Yuri Milner’s Breakthrough Prize, known as the “Oscars of Science,” came to Hollywood for the first time. The Breakthrough Prize celebrated...

The Solution Economy: A New Way to Solve Social Problems

By William D. Eggers and Paul Macmillan In recent years an entire economy of societal problem solvers have emerged to tackle old problems in new...

The Need For Reputation Management Capabilities

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...
Executive Education

How Can We Put a Stop to Period Poverty?

The issue of Period Poverty has been picked up by many campaigners who are pushing to eradicate the financial barriers between girls and menstruation....

UK workers are enjoying their commute more post lockdown

During lockdown, many Brits became frustrated with the sight of their own four walls. The concept of working from home was a refreshing novelty...
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Planting Trees and Creating Jobs in Malawi with Fruitful Office

Although corporate social responsibility is becoming more important to businesses of every size, it’s not often that an SME makes the scale of commitment...

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

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...
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Partnership and Technology: Solving Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Economies

By Sahan J. Fernando and Ambika Zutshi Can waste management be improved in developing economies to establish sustainability and a cleaner environment? This article discusses...

How Do I Bring a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Someone?

Sexual harassment can ruin people’s lives. Whether in the form of generalized comments, directed and explicit remarks, or even physical action, sexual harassment can...

RoyaleLife’s Home Part Exchange Gives Hope to Older Workers Ready to Retire

All around the world, people have found themselves trying to cope with a brutal pandemic. Professionally, this has posed a lot of challenges to...

The Role of Ethical Values in Economic Value Creation

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...

ChangeNOW: Where Sustainability Solutions are Found – and Accelerated

Interview with Santiago Lefebvre, Founder and CEO of ChangeNOW If change for sustainability is to be made a reality, there needs to be a place...

Crossed Reflections On The Covid Crisis And The Environmental Crisis Of The Need To...

By Dr Karen Delchet-Cochet Our current economic model, based on a linear approach and organized in a globalized and financialized manner, has reached its limits....

How Your Business can Contribute towards Conserving the Environment

Businesses are coming up daily with different products and services that are required by the larger population. As this happens, you find the competition...
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Circular Economy, Sustainability and Business Opportunities

By Rashmi Anoop Patil, Sudiptal Seal, and Seeram Ramakrishna   Introduction Humans exist only on this planet earth and heavily dependent on the natural resources and ecosystems....
Transformation of Education

New Outlook, New Educational Curricula And Proactivity

By Dr Mario Raich, Dr Kristine Marin Kawamura, Dr Simon L. Dolan, Dr Paweł Rowiński and Mr Claudio Cisullo  PART II: Towards A Visionary Prescriptive Transformation...
Conscious Capitalism

What Is Conscious Capitalism?

Business leaders are driven to choose the best course of action for their organizations. When you learn about purpose-driven businesses, or conscious capitalism, you'll...

The Power of One: Leadership and Corporate Sustainability

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 Fungibility of Environmental, Social, and Governance Reporting

The Fungibility of Environmental, Social, and Governance Reporting

By Tim Bovy and Ian Hodges For all organisations, there is the need for ESG reporting to be interoperable because it impacts the ability of...
Ukrain

Ukrainian Reforms: Social Protests as Payoffs for Implementing European Standards

In May 2009, Ukraine became a party to the Eastern Partnership multilateral program, initiated by the Foreign Ministers of Sweden and Poland, Carl Bildt...

Moving Esg into the Mainstream: Drivers and Actions

Bank of America Merrill Lynch found in 2018 that firms with a better ESG record than their peers produced higher three-year returns, were more...

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

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...

Sovcombank becomes a Founding Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking

Sovcombank becomes the first Russian bank to become a Founding Signatory of the UNEP FI Principles for Responsible Banking, committing to strategically align its...

Are Digital Technologies the Planet’s Last Best Hope? (If bananas are anything to go...

By John Bates Humanity’s destructive ecological footprint is only getting bigger and effective solutions are needed more than ever. Below Dr. John Bates explains...
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UK’s Construction Sector Waste Crisis

New Enviro Skip Hire research found that the UK’s construction sector uses just over 400 million tonnes of material each year. This equates to...

The Adoption of Cryptocurrencies in the Developing World

Introduction Bitcoin has acted as a sharp tool for the development of many countries. This article highlights the impact of these bitcoins, how the bitcoins...

Seeing The Light

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,...
sustainable business

6 Sustainable Businesses in France with Innovative Approaches 

According to Statista, Paris is among the greenest capitals in Europe since the tree cover rate in urban areas is about 20%. Although it’s low...
Sustainability

Why Fixing the Planet is also about Seizing Business Opportunities

By Jean-Marc Ollagnier, Sybille Berjoan, Dr Jacques Bughin and Yuhui Xiong Companies’ efforts to become more sustainable can often be driven by regulation or government...

Mobile Technology Meets Social Innovation: Reflections on progress and challenges

By Ken Banks Talk is good, or so they say. But too much talk and not enough action isn’t. After working for the past twelve...

From Adam Smith to Karl Marx: How would digitalisation ‘age’?

By Mandeep K. Mahendru and Anirudh Agrawal The world is increasingly becoming digital, where our life-long earnings, relationships, secrets, property and personal rights are stored...

10 Must-Watch Movies for Sociology Majors

Arguably, sociology is one of the most underrated and most exciting sciences. Sociology is the study of human social relations and human societies overall,...

Lack of Safety or Sheer Complacency? Are We Overlooking the Obvious?

With our feet now firmly entrenched in the 21st century, we find ourselves living in a world of incredible technological accomplishments, ever-advancing medical discoveries,...

Small Business Owners Guide to Commercial Gas and Electricity

Businesses will normally be consuming a lot more gas and electricity compared to the average household. However, price isn’t the onlㄎy factor when choosing...

Business and Governments and Civil Society and a Healthy Planet

By Sylvain Guyoton and Hervé Legenvre The following discussion took place In April 2020. We aimed at confronting our points of views on the contradictory...
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The Most Exciting Eco-Friendly Startups in 2021

For the past few years, we have seen influential names in various industries announce bold statements of significantly reducing their carbon emissions in an...
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New Leadership for a Sustainable Future

By Matt Gitsham At the close of COP26, an article in the Financial Times reported that although global executives welcomed the deal reached at the close...

Building Sustainability into Real Estate

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...

Design, When Everybody Designs

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...
Zero-Waste Farming

Zero-Waste Farming: How Technology is Making it Possible

In the realm of sustainable agriculture, zero-waste farming stands as a beacon of innovation and environmental stewardship. This approach not only seeks to minimize...

4 Important Vaccines Covered by Medicare for Seniors

It is estimated that the Black Death killed about 60% of Europe’s population. If not for modern medicine, a similar fate could await us...
The Rising Star Exploring the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Role

The Rising Star: Exploring the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Role

In recent years, the concept of sustainability has gained significant traction across industries and societies worldwide. As organizations recognize the importance of integrating environmental,...
Water Softeners Industry

Why Installing Water Softeners Has Become a Preferred Choice in Several Business Verticals in...

By Koyel Ghosh Water softening can be defined as a smart technique that takes out the ions that work as the major hardening agents in...
Zero-Waste Living A Beginner's Guide

Zero-Waste Living: A Beginner’s Guide

Zero-waste living is becoming increasingly popular as more people recognize the importance of reducing our impact on the environment. While the transition to a...
Big Tech Platforms

The Power of Big Tech Platforms Has Gone Too Far

By Andreas Kornelakis The shift in the regulatory context globally compels tech giants to become more responsible There is a global shift in policies to curb...

The Economic Aftermath of the Recent Earthquake in Sendai, Japan

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

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