Investments in higher education are needed to increase access to higher education in Brazil, to accelerate technological innovation, and to combat widespread corruption. These are some key conclusions of the 11th Brazilian Conference on Private Higher Education (“CBESP XI”), convened by ABMES, the Brazilian Association of Organisations Maintaining Higher Education, held in June on the […]
How to get the right leadership to lead a business in a viable way while contributing materially to sustainable development? This article explores the necessity to take a long-term approach to business development, the nature of solution design by leaders, and their implications for getting the right leadership for long-term viable and sustainable business […]
Earlier this year, I had a conversation with the Brazilian agricultural journal Dinheiro Rural (“Rural Money”). Farmers are proving that it is perfectly possible to produce soy beans sustainably and be recognised for it by the market.
Sustainable business development benefits from dialogue with stakeholders, and also that this dialogue both starts from narratives and also further develops or reinforces narratives. The presentation discusses practical examples of dialogue regarding sustainable business development, and conveys the following observations and conclusions.
Conversations about Green Bonds – capital market bond instruments to fund capital investments with clear environmental benefits – share several conclusions most capital market parties agree on. First, Green Bond markets should further develop and grow in terms of their monetary value to help finance the investments with clear environmental benefits, for example those needed […]
Architects, painters, designers, builders used to work together and made every effort to visualise and implement their dreams and proposals for future generations, while simultaneously visually challenging the cultures, politics and designs of their times. Impressive examples can be found in “Utopia 1900-1940. Visions of a New World” by the Lakenhal Museum and Nai10 Publishers. […]
Poem written on 21 August 2017, to the occasion of Vilma’s Peace Campaign for Hiroshima day 2017.
Seeking breakthroughs to more sustainable capital markets