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Catalyzing change: A new model of philanthropy A conversation with Jesper Nygård, CEO of Realdania

October 2013: Just as businesses are becoming more actively engaged in addressing social challenges and developing new business models to deliver on both purpose and profit, so too are leading non-profit organizations rethinking their role, operating models and ways of working. Giving money to deserving projects is ... View Full Story
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Corporate Clout 2013: Time for Responsible Capitalism

Of the world’s 100 largest economic entities in 2012, 40 (40%) are corporations, the same percentage as in 2011 but down 2% since 2010 (42%). If you look at the top 150 economic entities in 2012, the proportion of corporations is 58%, slightly down from 2011 (58.7%) but at the same level as in 2010 (58%). Executive Summa... View Full Story
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Driving change through social innovation: A conversation with Stefan Crets, Executive Director of CSR Europe

March 2013 Before Stefan Crets became Executive Director of CSR Europe in 2011 he was a corporate social responsibility leader at Toyota Motor Europe. Now he is the Executive Director of the number one European business network for corporate social responsibility (CSR). Around 70 multi... View Full Story
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Driving Growth: A Conversation with Andrew Coulsen, CEO of Dimension Data: Europe

We recently caught up with Andrew Coulsen, who has been on a journey since 2006 to drive growth for Dimension Data: Europe, to discuss the lessons learned during the journey as well as the key trends that will impact the future of the company. Global Trends: What were the chall... View Full Story
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Redefining Wealth at Vancity, An Interview with Lory Block, Executive Director, Strategic Management, Vancity

When we heard from Lory Block about how she and Vancity’s Executive Team were using Global Trends recently, the thing that made us really sit up was her description of Vancity’s vision: “Our vision is to redefine wealth.” Redefine wealth? Vancity celebrated its 65th anniversary in 2011, along with its best ever fina... View Full Story