I recently watched a video recorded by a driver touring the elegant district in mid-Manhattan around Fifth and Madison Avenues. For six minutes he was showing the boarded-up landmark shops of Gucci, Versace, Breitling and the likes. I had never realized how many high-end shops there were there. Some may have been boarded up because…

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By Giselle Weybrecht, Special Advisor to the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education; read the original article published at the PRiME time blog  2020 marks both five years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the beginning of the United Nations Decade of Action to ensure the achievement of these Global Goals. It…

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When it comes to education for sustainable development, community is just as important as content. That’s why the SDG Academy has launched its new Community of Practice, which brings together leaders from academia, civil society, business, and more for peer learning around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) training and education. Whether your institution or organisation has been…

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Smaranda Boroş, Professor of Cross-Cultural Management, at Vlerick Business School, Belgium, reflects on the current situation. I am an absolute loner. I admit that most of the time I am enjoying this reclusive period in my life. But as more and more time passes in solitary confinement, I understand better and better why prison is…

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Grenoble Ecole de Management brings to you its fourth Covid-19 issue with opinions from its Experts on the evolutions they foresee in crisis communications, culture, innovations in health, consumer behavior and customer relationships, both during and post the pandemic. Communication: how can we avoid falling into Coronasurfing? When the key principles of crisis communication meet…

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The COVID-19 global health pandemic is rapidly changing the ways we live and work. In the age of sustainable development and at a time when the world is working towards achieving the SDGs, this disease is complicating SDG implementation efforts as well as posing a real risk to achieving targets on communicable disease, education, life…

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According to the World Happiness Report, there is a strong correlation between achieving sustainable development and self-reported measures of wellbeing. Moreover, generosity, trust, and a strong sense of community are equally important as income when it comes to happiness—how, then, do we teach the values, knowledge, and skills needed to achieve sustainable development and, therefore,…

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Covid-19 Weekly Update From Grenoble Ecole de Management’s Experts Issue No.3 #Togetherathome Grenoble Ecole de Management brings to you its third Covid-19 update, with opinions from its Experts, on the global evolutions they foresee in: labor loaning, universal basic income, cultural models, bank rescue plans and the luxury industry. Issue No.1 (higher education, technology, environment…).…

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Over the past weeks, I have been reflecting on my next theme for this blog. The last one, months ago, suddenly became obsolete since it was written in the pre-COVID era, and the world is no longer the same! Like so many, I have been dedicating a great deal of time to taking in the…

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