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BDO on “Speaking Up”.

January 15, 2014 |

VLearn interviewed Craig Wright, Partner and National Head of Risk & Advisory for BDO. In this film Craig discusses how critical it is for companies have a clearly defined protocol, the value that implementation delivers and the challenges faced by … Read More

Clare Melford, Redefining Growth

December 9, 2013 |

Clare Melford is the former CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum, an organisation which workins with leaders across business, government and civil society to stimulate smart, inclusive and responsible business growth for a more sustainable world. Clare led the … Read More

Bill of “Rights”

December 3, 2013 |

Creative Capitalism is a concept discussed in a publication co authored by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.

Bill Gates is more than the world’s most successful capitalist; he’s also the world’s biggest philanthropist. 

Gates has approached philanthropy the same way … Read More

Lavery Pennell on Profitable Sustainability

November 26, 2013 |

Greg Lavery on Profitable Sustainability

In search of profitable sustainability, Vlearn interviewed Dr Greg Lavery of Lavery Pennell – the team who have helped leading organisations such as Shell, Interface and Masdar City to understand how to increase profits while … Read More

Fullerton on Finance

November 25, 2013 |

“John Fullerton” is the Founder Capital Institute, a collective of progressive finance experts working together with the aim of contributing towards a paradigm shift in the “money industry” which can work with not against nature and society. Fullerton was names … Read More

Putting Ethical Policies into Practice

November 5, 2013 |

Rachel Clark is a partner at international management consultancy i2a. They have a strong focus on ethics and integrity however when Rachel talked to VLearn she explained how many organisations have good intentions but fail when it comes to embedding … Read More

OECD Lecture: Climate Challenge.

October 17, 2013 |

Peter Martyr CEO of ‘Norton Rose Fulbright’ introduces OECD Secretary General, Angel Gurria and Lord Stern to address a high level delegation on the issue of the Climate Challenge and acheiving “zero carbon emissions” by the second half of the … Read More

PORTER: NGO’s & Shared Value

October 15, 2013 |

Harvard Business Review Article.

The capitalist system is under siege. In recent years business increasingly has been viewed as a major cause of social, environmental, and economic problems. Companies are widely perceived to be prospering at the expense of the … Read More

Angel Gurria OECD on Carbon Reduction.

October 14, 2013 |

Angel Gurria Secretary General of the OECD sets out his organisations key message on the ultimate aim of achieving zero emmisions by 2050. This interview took place after his address to an audience of senior business figures and climate change … Read More

Becker: The ‘Chicago School’ Economist on Recovery

October 2, 2013 |

A professor at the University of Chicago for more than 30 years, Gary Becker is a founder of the Chicago school of economics. A winner of the John Bates Clark Medal and of the Nobel Prize in Economics, he is … Read More

Resource Efficiency

October 1, 2013 |

Jes Rutter of the the UK’s senior sustainability consultants talk about the need to rethink of sustainability in terms of “resource efficiency” in order to for Board members to really appreciate the opportunities which exist for a mutual increase in … Read More

Management

October 1, 2013 |

Henry Mintzberg interview with McGill University’s Karl Moore on his book “Managing”

Tags: Mintzberg, Management, McGill, Karl Moore,

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Paradigm Shift in Banking?

September 19, 2013 |

“What are the lessons of the global financial crisis?” James Vaccaro of Triodos Bank asks the question at the Bristol Green Week Schumacher Lecture 2012. James Vaccaro is Head of Market and Corporate Development, Triodos Bank NV http://www.triodos.co.uk

He is … Read More

Achieving Sustainability – Norton Rose Fulbright.

August 27, 2013 |

Sustainability as an issue is increasingly occupying a prime spot on the agenda of board rooms and C- Suites throughout the UK and globally. This is because it is about the system within which we do business and that system … Read More

Operations Management

August 16, 2013 |

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Dr Adegoke Oke is an Assistant Professor and the Associate Director of the Center for Productivity, Innovation and Quality (CPIQ) at the Arizona State University, USA. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria with a degree … Read More

Polman, The World’s most Progressive CEO!

August 1, 2013 | 1

Paul Polman: “The word over-ambitious does not exist when you look at the challenges we have to solve.” Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian

Paul Polman, the chief executive of consumer goods giant Unilever, is in a league of his … Read More

Krugman on Economics and Recession.

August 1, 2013 |

Paul Robin Krugman (born February 28, 1953) is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics, and an … Read More

Christine Lagarde: Women in Business

July 29, 2013 |

Christine Lagarde is a French lawyer and Union for a Popular Movement politician who has been the Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 5 July 2011. Previously, she held various ministerial posts in the French government: … Read More

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