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December 5, 2019

By Jan Beyne

Hooray! It’s International Volunteer Day

Sustainable Transformation volunteer

5 December – Hooray! It’s International Volunteer Day: a yearly celebration, mandated by the UN General Assembly, of the values, work and efforts of volunteers and organizations worldwide. On this day, the UN underlines the importance of the contribution of volunteering programs in

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November 26, 2019

By Bieke Struyf

How to get the digital skills you need

ecosystems

As promising as technology may seem for the solution of labor problems, in reality it often merely ends up creating other problems. The actual challenge has to do with humans rather than technology. No matter how well orchestrated the technological transition, if your workforce – the

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November 26, 2019

By Bieke Struyf

Why radical innovation requires a hot strategy approach

change management

Fear or excitement? Anticipation of change does “something” with humans. It evokes emotion. The implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies is expected to deliver and require change en masse. The type of change that does not only affect one part of the production process but uproots

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November 13, 2019

By Rozanne Henzen

The vision of 15 sustainability experts on individual sustainability leadership

Sustainable Transformation

This is the second of two blogs on the joint research between Antwerp Management School (AMS) and the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) on the nature and benefits of individual sustainability leadership, drawing on 15 expert interviews, their best practices and existing

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November 12, 2019

By Jan Beyne

5 insights on sustainability for the pet industry

Sustainable Transformation

According to industry trends, the pet business will continue to boom. But how important are sustainable business practices in the pet industry? In this blogpost, we will highlight the main insights from our Sustainability Review, executed by the Sustainable Transformation Lab in

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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

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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