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.
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.
What happens when the CSR Codes of Brazil’s oil and gas industry meet the international legal framework system on sustainable development law? Are there more similarities than differences between the two? Prof. Ligia Maura Costa of FGV-EAESP explores how CSR Codes can be used as a tool towards sustainable development in developing countries.
The capitalist world is increasingly driving the blurring of lines between work and non-working hours of our youth, say Profs Maria José Tonelli, FGV-EAESP, Andrea Oltramari, UFRGS and Rosana Córdova, UFRGS. They deep dive into the branding strategies employed by companies to investigate how companies use youth to drive their business.
Social technology – an alternative to the western approach to economic growth
Edgard Barki and Clémence Vignal Lambret explore handling online media crises using emotional intelligence
Joyce Sano, FGV-EAESP runner-up in the 2020 CSR article competition, takes a caustic look – not without a twist of provocative humour – at greenwashing and how companies can or cannot get away with it.
Ruth Viera Melo: how women have been fighting for their rights and how companies can integrate this fight and contribute to reshaping old values that facilitate the maintenance of violence against women
The FGV-EAESP GVces Center for Sustainability digs into its research on the challenging dimensions of organic farming in Brazil to take into account the culture of organic farmers
Profs. Edgard Barki and Juracy Parente from FGV-EAESP explain the particularities of Brazil’s poorest socio-economic market and what it takes to be in business at the base-of-the-pyramid. By CoBS Editor […]