Ahead of COP26, New Zealand became the first country to require the financial sector to make climate-related disclosures. The mandatory reporting will force financial institutions to make business decisions based on their climate crisis impact.

This adds to the momentum that the Stakeholder Capitalism metrics have had since they were…

Imagine your friends and classmates suddenly shunning you at the playground. They call you dumb and other vicious names. They get extra time at recess and access to the water fountain. All solely on the basis of their eye color. How would you feel?

This was the “Blue Eyes, Brown…

We continue to see diversity issues in senior leadership and in technology-related roles. There are not enough women in these areas. When I set out to tackle this, I chose to address the issue at the start of the funnel: empowering future women leaders to believe that they can achieve…

I’m not too fond of gender quotas. Gender quotas, whether on corporate boards, at the senior management level, and in politics, are seen as an effective method to increase the diversity and representation of women in business and politics.

I am not entirely convinced. I believe that the quotas are…

“Through sports, we have the power to change lives”. That belief was oft-repeated in the hallways when I worked at adidas. …

One in every eleven people has diabetes. Between 2000 and 2016, there was an increase in premature mortality caused by the disease. Diabetes causes blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, and lower limb amputation. …

A sustainable business model for social enterprises or purpose-first companies is a challenge for many entrepreneurs. I was drawn to Jen Baughan, who converted a grant-funded project for education into a sustainable business through building partnerships with companies.

The company, Solutions for the Planet, delivers the Big Ideas Programme, which…

Soft brownie bits mixed with velvety chocolate ice cream — this sinful confection is the Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Fudge Brownie ice cream. The luxurious mix is not just a sweet melt-in-your-mouth treat on a warm summer day; it also represents how businesses can successfully scale social impact.

The origin…

The sun shone brightly overhead in the cloudless blue sky. The streets were filled with busy holidays shoppers the day before Christmas 2015 in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. …

“People seem to think there’s a magic formula in writing, I just write one word at a time,” said Stephen King.

People asked me about my creative process — how did I publish a book within a year, and how do I continue to write weekly? Do you wait for…

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Founder of Actv8 Network to increase the inclusion of women in tech. Author of The Altruistic Capitalist, about creating sustainable and prosperous businesses.

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