The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated consumer sustainability awareness, generated a sense of urgency and increased pressure for new governmental regulations. Companies are now pledging in turn to track and improve their sustainability metrics, often implemented by a Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO). However, there are overlooked opportunities to accelerate and deepen the change while making a profit – and that’s what I will try to show here.
“X for good” is a popular catchphrase nowadays. You can substitute “X” with anything – business, tech, artificial intelligence, non-fungible tokens, and so on.
The bonds fostered through INSEAD often translate to lifelong friendships and business opportunities. Here is the story of two INSEAD MBA alumni whose graduate classes are nearly a decade apart, and who were brought together through an acquaintance at an INSEAD event. They are now working together building one of the largest sustainable fishing farms in Africa and making strides in a centuries old industry.
A few weeks ago I attended a Process and Operations Management lecture, where Professor Florin Ciocan depicted the Inditex operating model and honored its founder,
This weekend I was in Geneva to attend my fifth INSEAD Alumni Forum! It is always a pleasure to connect with our vibrant alumni community, business leaders and academia and learn about the latest trends. This year’s theme was “Leading with Purpose”. Here is the Forum Agenda.