Introducing Another Pandemic: The wave of deteriorating gender equality: Despite the amplification of the role of women in business and society during the COVID-19 pandemic, women have suffered from increases in domestic violence, employability bias and increased workloads. Does this mean a U-turn on the road to gender equality? Yok Yun Angela Low, Trinity Business School, explores.
Piece by Piece: Adélie Conan-Nguyen, ESSEC Business School winner of the 2021 CoBS student CSR article competition, reveals the arguments, challenges and solutions for interoperability – an overlooked means of achieving tangible and rapid results for sustainability.
COVID-19: A Game-Changer for Women’s Empowerment: Agathe Puertas, Advanced Master’s in International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management student at ESSEC Business School, draws on female role models during the COVID pandemic to offer an inspiring message to women aiming for a leadership role.
Offboarding: Knowing how to say goodbye – or how to leave your company without getting angry.
No Taste, No Smell, but Definitely a New Vision. Barbara Verdade de Aquino Carvalho, FGV-EAESP Winner of the CoBS 2021 CSR competition, explores how the pandemic has weakened preconceptions on the role of women and strengthened their legitimacy for equal opportunity.
It Takes Two to Tango: Why employers shouldn’t be so quick to downsize during COVID-19. Sandra Forro, IE Business School, IE University Winner of the 2021 CoBS student CSR article competition, takes a sharp look at firms during the global recession and their track record of employee versus business strategy: save the company, save the employees – or both?
Firms and Technology: Achieving good in business and society – How will technology shape the future? And how can companies leverage it for both the good of business and society? Grace Gollogley, Trinity Business School Winner of the 2021 CoBS CSR competition, explores.
The Shared Employee: Helping companies and employees cope with the pandemic challenge – Caiyuan Gao, School of Management Fudan University, looks at employee sharing during the pandemic in China – an alternative way to avoid lay-offs during crisis.
Shareholder Activism: Driving sustainability into profitability. Jessica Pham, Warwick Business School winner of the 2021 CoBS student CSR article competition, looks into the what, why and how of the potential win-win relationship between business, profit, consumers and sustainability.
Boards and Corporate Social (i)Responsibility. Corporate boards are crucial in reducing and eventually preventing corporate social irresponsibility, says Prof. Tanusree Jain of Trinity Business School, but it’s the way you bundle them that can make all the difference.