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October 2, 2019

By Lars Moratis

Shaping sustainable business through conversation

Sustainable Transformation

What is the purpose of a company? It is a fundamental question in the history of thinking about business. It is also a question that, against the background of the increasing attention for sustainability that we have witnessed over the years, has only become more and more relevant. If

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October 2, 2019

By Jan Beyne

When future meets present

Sustainable Transformation

Last week, many world leaders traveled to New York City for the 74th United Nations General Assembly. The week started with a lot of attention for the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump as they briefly crossed paths. Unfortunately, the real outcomes of the events

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September 23, 2019

By Jan Beyne

Let’s celebrate World Maritime Day

Sustainable Transformation

This year’s theme of World Maritime Day 2019 is ‘Empowering Women in the Maritime Community’. This provides a perfect opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, and to highlight the important – yet

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September 9, 2019

By Tim Van Broekhoven

Fixing The Economy

Sustainable Transformation

On January 1st, 2019, as two Executive MBA graduates from AMS inspired to make a positive impact in society, we joined forces to look for solutions to today’s unsustainable economy. Using our business and consulting skills, we decided to focus on removing barriers to the adoption and

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August 28, 2019

By Rozanne Henzen

Characteristics, Competencies and Employee Benefits of Individual Sustainability Leaderships

Sustainable Transformation

Antwerp Management School (AMS) and the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) have joined forces to conduct research on the nature and benefits of individual sustainability leadership, drawing on expert opinions, best practices and existing literature. Since 2015, EPCA has been

Report Research

June 27, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Fire Department Zone Antwerp prepares for the future

Public sector & Social profit

A year ago, Antwerp Management School and the fire department Zone Antwerp (BZA) embarked on a 4-year research project to better prepare the fire department for the future. What are the first results?

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May 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Prime Foundation Partner Melexis about the yin and yang of high performance and well-being

Leadership

Melexis develops and produces integrated semiconductor solutions, mainly for the automotive industry. Or as CEO Françoise Chombar puts it: “We make your car smarter, cleaner and more attractive.” Melexis thus wants to contribute to the creation of the best imaginable future. They've been

Expertise Research

December 17, 2018

By Soraya Candido

Citizens are moving, next up is politics

Sustainable Transformation

On Sunday December 2, 75 000 people walked together in the ‘Claim the Climate’ march in Brussels, urging bolder climate actions ahead of the UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland (COP24). Three years ago, the Paris Climate Agreement was signed, but increased climate efforts and a Belgian

Expertise Research

December 12, 2018

By Jan Beyne

A call for sustainable and responsible action

Sustainable Transformation

Do we need to stop CSR? Do we need a ‘new story of business’? We need a new enlightenment. How do we deal with the concept of sustainability and responsibility today and in the future? Is the triple bottom line really dead? And is stakeholder management immortal?

Research column

December 5, 2018

By Lars Moratis

Do Belgian organizations embrace the SDGs?

Sustainable Transformation

How do Belgian companies and organizations handle the SDGs now and how can they do more in the future? This research question was the basis of the SDG Barometer, which was elaborated by Antwerp Management School together with Louvain School of Management & the University of Antwerp. The

Guest column Research

June 28, 2018

By Dominik Mahr

How Big Data Transforms Service Management and Stimulates Opportunities for Service Research

Business Design & Innovation

The Big Data gold rush transcends business categories. Global spending on Big Data has exploded to reach $125 billion in 2015[1], making it a major game changer across virtually all industries [2], likely to grow at double-digit rates in the years to come. Broadly, Big Data are

Expertise Research

April 13, 2018

By Laura Caluwe

In light of digital transformation: the case of the University of Antwerp

Leading Digital Transformation

In light of digital transformation, many boards recognize the need for greater involvement in the governance and surveillance of IT. Accordingly, many board members are seeking guidance and advice on how to achieve this type of board-level engagement. Antwerp Management School focuses on