Ideas on Finance, Happiness and Sustainability
The achievement of a balanced economic, social and environmental development - as expressed in the UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development - is recognized as one of the major challenges humanity is facing today. What is less clear is whether and how organizations can generate business opportunities and value for their stakeholders while tackling such challenges. In this course, thought leaders in a wide variety of management and economics fields illustrate how to assess and seize the opportunities offered by these global emergencies. They will offer new ways to understand the purpose and the logic of success of the business enterprise in this new context, providing ideas and examples on how to manage the transition process to realize the value creation potential from corporate sustainability for all involved stakeholders. Learning objectives The course will allow you to: - Understand What the macroeconomic and microeconomic consequences of both climate changes, poverty, hunger, gender or race discriminations, lack of communication between the State, Civil Societies, and businesses, etc are. - Understand Why it is important for businesses to tackle sustainability issues in order to create more and better business opportunities; - Learn How each individual, organization and system can start to analyze its behaviors and change towards more sustainable practices and models.
Abbiate fiducia e l’economia volerà: il valore nascosto del capitale sociale
Il capitale sociale è come una maglia talvolta invisibile. La sua consistenza favorisce l’equa distribuzione del reddito, i livelli d’istruzione e la sicurezza delle città, addirittura riduce le morti da overdose… ma si misura a fatica. È un patrimonio prezioso da tempo oggetto di ricerca scientifica e ora – pur con ritardo e senza grandi strategie internazionali condivise – capace di attrarre l’interesse dei decisori politici. Almeno di quelli più illuminati.
A finance chief urges his peers to de-stress, sharpen their focus, and gain several other benefits by practicing meditation.You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes every day — unless you are too busy. Then you should sit for an hour