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.
Corporate boards are crucial in preventing corporate social irresponsibility. Prof. Tanusree Jain, Trinity Business School, looks at how.
The month of June 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the Council on Business & Society (CoBS), which now counts seven member schools of business and management, all triple-crown accredited and leaders and educational pioneers in their respective countries.
As leading educational institutions in our respective countries, the member schools of the Council on Business & Society have a direct local and national impact on issues such as job and career prospects for our graduates and executive education, providing industry with talented individuals, offering engagement with – and economic value to – our local communities and giving knowledge and insight to policy-makers and governments at the highest level. Internationally, our alumni – some 231,000 among the seven member schools – work on every continent in leading corporations, government bodies, institutions and NGOs and, in many cases, have created employment and innovation through their entrepreneurial talent.
Ksapa CEO Farid Baddache provides a guide to approaching the EU Green Taxonomy and tips to set it in motion.