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Report: Sustainability Let’s Talk 15 11 April 2016 in Disruptive Strategies, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Sustainability Let's Talk, Transformation

Full report now available via link: Sustainability Let’s Talk 15 Sustainability. What is it and how do business leaders and governments navigate its complexity? This is the question I raised in 2014 at an international sustainable development conference when presenting an integrated approach towards ‘Sustainability Strategy’ as an opportunity for transformational growth. The importance of sustainable…

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Q&A with Kavita Prakash-Mani for Grow Asia – Sustainability, Let’s Talk 14 December 2015 in Disruptive Strategies, Sustainability, Sustainability Let's Talk

Q&A with Kavita Prakash-Mani, Executive Director for Grow Asia – Sustainability, Let’s Talk Kavita Prakash-Mani is the Executive Director for Grow Asia. Grow Asia is a bold initiative and organisation. They encompass a formidable Asia-Pacific team (based in Singapore), convened by the World Economic Forum in partnership with the Association of South East Asian Nations…

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Q&A Banking and Finance – Sustainability, Let’s Talk 20 October 2015 in Sustainability, Sustainability Let's Talk

Q&A Banking and Finance – Sustainability, Let’s Talk As part of the #sustainabilityletstalk15 initiative, I recently sat down with Murray Coxon. Murray acts as a Financial Facilitator, providing transaction packaging and high-end capital for business. We discussed specifically the banking and finance sector and what sustainability means for the industry. My biggest takeaway from our conversation,…

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Disruptive is the new normal 30 September 2015 in Disruptive Strategies, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Transformation, Transformational change

‘How we react to these difficult times will determine our future. We have huge potential if only we realised it’.   No truer words, spoken by the Hon. Dr Mike Nahan MLA, Western Australia’s Treasurer, Minster for Energy and Minister for Multicultural Interests. This of course, doesn’t just apply to the changing landscape of the…

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Sustainable Supply Chain Value 15 September 2015 in Environmental Sustainability, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Transformational change, Uncategorized

During May of this year, I provided the keynote address at an international sustainable development conference held in Dubai, discussing the challenges around supply chain sustainability and maintaining commercial value. Incredibly, whilst supply chain is a key part of the sustainable issues we face globally today, the potential impact of commercial decisions made both upstream…

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Keynote Address: International CSR and Sustainable Development Conference 26 May 2015 in Business Improvement, Strategic Growth, Sustainability, Transformational change

During May I had the honour of providing the keynote address at the International CSR and Sustainable Development Conference, held in Dubai. Whilst having the opportunity to open the conference, together with Dr Tamer Elewa of British University Dubai and Dr Biplap Loha Choudhury of Centre for Journalism and Mass Communication, what stood out most, was…

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Valuing natural capital enables businesses to make better supply chain decisions 5 November 2014 in Environmental Sustainability, Sustainability

We consume 50% more natural resources per year than the Earth can replenish, creating risks in business supply chains. Valuing natural capital enables businesses to make better supply chain decisions. http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/oct/15/valuing-natural-capital-helps-companies-make-better-business-decisions …

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Transformational Strategy 4 August 2014 in Business Improvement, Strategic Growth, Transformational change

Here is another snapshot focusing on transformational strategy based on our insights and professional experiences for the book Strategic Internal Communications: Boosting Corporate Culture, Productivity and Profitability back in 2012. (Authors: Leanne Mills and Shirley Anne Fortina. Published by: Ark Group). How have you helped businesses transform and assisted the workforce to trust the leadership…

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Implementing and communicating change in business improvement projects 24 February 2014 in Business Improvement

Back in 2012, I was asked to provide insight based on my professional experiences for the book Strategic Internal Communications: Boosting Corporate Culture, Productivity and Profitability. (Authors: Leanne Mills and Shirley Anne Fortina. Published by: Ark Group). Here is a snapshot, focusing on business improvement projects, specifically implementing and communicating change in complex environments. Change…

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