The citizens of Cape Town, South Africa are breathing a sigh of relief. “Day Zero,” when water taps for citizens and businesses shut off, had been projected to arrive in April. Restrictions on personal and agricultural water use have bought the city a reprieve. Yet a delay is not a solution.
Do you agree that 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets are too many, too ambiguous and way unrealistic? Probably yes maybe not. You might be in the camp of sustainability experts like Bjorn Lomborg and his colleagues at Copenhagen Consensus Center who suggest that focusing development on a simple list of 19 targets would outperform anticipated results … Continued
Despite the whiplash most of the world felt with such largely unexpected developments like Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, we still all too often fall into comfortable decision traps in thinking about the future. Just below the surface of these “shocks” are some fundamental tectonic shifts in the assumptions on which way the … Continued
It’s that time of the year when “great places to work” surveys and reports get published across the world. People love lists – even if the criteria for getting on the list is not transparent. The 2018 India list is yet to come out, but each year fewer and fewer seemingly good companies figure in … Continued
Professor Arnoud De Meyer, president of the Singapore Management University, has a four-point mantra on how management education needs to change to stay relevant. He feels in this ever changing world, educational institutions need to reflect and factor in changing on four broad themes.
A company’s support of the SDGs is not necessarily a proxy for doing good.
The twin shocks of Brexit and the election of President Trump have not killed globalization, or even put it in reverse — at least not yet.
Management guru Jeffrey Pfeffer argues that modern management practices are making employees sick.
I believe that the youth are the golden key in realising the Sustainable Development Goals. Despite the need to engage the youth, we must also provide them with opportunities that they can engage in.
Corporate sustainability is steadily blooming in the conventional African corporate sector. Various leading companies across the continent are ushering in a new corporate culture traversing through their organizational structures and supply chains, seeping into business associations as they work together in accelerating the transition to a sustainable Africa.