The Impact of a Small Community of Change-Makers

“It’s more impactful to show significant change in a small subpopulation than to show a small change across the whole organization” (Jon Katzenbach, 2018, “The Critical Few”, p. 104) In a time when a virus, with less than 125 nm in diameter, is spreading across the globe, it could be easy to feel helpless and … Read more

Five Lessons from the Millennials and the Z Generation

“You are too young to understand”. Everyone in their youth has been told this sentence at least once. Yet, today more than ever, this way of saying has become obsolete. Indeed, millennials and representatives of the Z generation – i.e. people born between 1981-1996 and 1996-2019 respectively – have been active shapers of this world’s … Read more

Disability is the Forgotten Frontier of Inclusion & Diversity for ESG Investors

Can We Afford Charity-based Approach to Corporate Disability Inclusion? This Summer’s RI DigiFest had no shortage of reflection-worthy moments. Yet, it was an undoubtedly brilliant (and equally as provocative) contribution by Alex Edmans that left me with an ever-growing urge to respond. While being in favour of [disability] inclusion for moral reasons, Professor Edmans stated: “I don’t know of … Read more

Online Learning for a New Higher Education

The more we can apply lessons from pandemic-era teaching to the programs we develop now, the better we can innovate for tomorrow’s online education. By mid-March, 79 percent of AACSB-surveyed business schools had converted face-to-face classes to online after the COVID-19 health crisis caused colleges and universities around the world to close their doors. The massive shift … Read more

The Rise of Employee Monitoring in the Workplace

When the pandemic first began, we saw COVID-19 bring many changes into our lives. Now, we are watching as some of these changes transition into what can only be termed as the ‘new normal’. One such change that has been particularly transformational has been the mass transition of the workforce from office desk jobs to … Read more

A Legal Framework for “Corporate Recoupling” in Brazil

2020 has been a year of catastrophic natural hazards and popular uprisings, certainly a historical moment in the making. Orthodox economic principles are being questioned and dismissed, as a regenerative agenda is being pushed forward by progressive agents around the globe. In this context, holistic methodologies like the T-20´s recoupling dashboard could provide policy makers … Read more

Smart Cities & Communities in the Global Sustainability Paradigm – Part 2

Bridging the vision and reality gap The goal of making cities and communities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable, is well established and highlighted in SDG 11. However, concrete steps must be taken to transform the vision into reality. On a global scale, an efficient, holistic management approach – focused on small coordinated actions with relevant … Read more

Smart Cities & Communities in the Global Sustainability Paradigm – Part 1

Digital (smart) technologies are key enablers in achieving the goal of smart, sustainable cities and communities. Digital transformation is about reinvention of business and management practices. Smart Cities have innovation at its core, with the focus in the past decade being consistently on digital technologies. However, a paradigm shift has been occurring recently that expands … Read more

Empowering Young Minds to Realise Their Potential

Empowerment is an essential component of individual wellbeing, but also of the wellbeing of societies, according to the Global Solutions Recoupling Dashboard, a new tool for measuring wellbeing beyond traditional economic approaches. Alexandra Kodjabachi, a Young Global Changer from Lebanon is working towards empowering young people through education. While aware that there are significant global … Read more

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