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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 |

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

Porter: Creating Shared Value.

July 29, 2013 |

Michael Porter, Creating Shares Value.

Source: HBR http://hbr.org/2011/01/the-big-idea-creating-shared-value

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 … Read More

Ed Gillespie on Behavioural Change.

July 8, 2013 |

Ed Gillespe is one of the UK’s most compelling voices on sustainability. The CoFounder of Futerra doesn’t just talk the talk he walks the walk. In this film he sets out a road map towards a paradigm shift in both … Read More

Renée Mauborgne, Blue Ocean Strategy.

July 6, 2013 |

Blue Ocean StrategyRenée Mauborgne is The INSEAD Distinguished Fellow and a Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, the world’s second largest business school. She is also Co-Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute.  ”Blue Ocean Strategy” is a business strategy book first … Read More

McGrath. Rethinking Competitive Advantage.

July 6, 2013 |

Professor Rita McGrath serves at Columbia Business School and is a recognized expert on creating strategic business growth in volatile environments. Thinkers50 awarded Mcgrath membership of their exclusive chart of the worlds leading thinkers in business and as one of the … Read More

Aviva on Integrated Reporting

June 6, 2013 |

Steve Waygood, Head of Sustainability Research and Engagement at Aviva Investors talk to the IIRC about Aviva’s persective on the importance of providing investors and comminities with a holistic view of the company.  In 2011 a coalition of institutions led … Read More

The Growth Delusion?

May 30, 2013 |

PROFESSOR TIM JACKSON

PROFESSOR OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND DIRECTOR OF THE SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES RESEARCH GROUP (SLRG)

Author: Prosperity without Growth.   AMAZON LINK to BOOK

Prosperity is understood as a successful, flourishing or thriving condition: simply, a state in which things are … Read More

Tax, Bribery, Ethics!

May 17, 2013 |

Vlearn talks to Philippa Foster Back OBE, Director of the Institute of Business Ethics, and Vice Chair of the Institute of Directors. Philippa is of the Europe’s preeminent authorities on business ethics and discusses a number of issues in this … Read More

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