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September 9, 2019

By Tim Van Broekhoven

Fixing The Economy

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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

Research

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

Interview

July 30, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

'Sustainability is like a dorky, spotty adolescent'

Sustainable Transformation

'The sustainability discourse all too often still suffers from a pedantic raised finger. Instead of focusing on everything we will no longer be allowed to do, it would be better to focus on what the ideal world would look like and how we can create it, says professor Wayne Visser, chair

Opinion

February 14, 2019

By Wayne Visser

Climate marches won’t change the world – but they will speed up change in the world

Sustainable Transformation

Public protests – like today’s Students for Climate march in Brussels – usually register as nothing more than a blip on the radar of the daily news cycle. Some group is dissatisfied with something. They exercise their democratic right to wave a few placards and chant some clichéd slogans.

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January 24, 2019

By Jan Beyne

More than 200 sustainable mindsets at the SDG Exchange Day

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  On January 9, 2018, more than 200 full-time master’s (FTM) students attended the SDG Exchange Day at Antwerp Management School.

Interview column

December 17, 2018

By Soraya Candido

Reflections on the past year with Prof. Wayne Visser

Sustainable Transformation

We are proud to announce that Prof. Visser, academic director of the sustainable transformation lab is now #7 on the Think List of the world’s most influential thinkers on issues of responsible business. It has been nearly a year since Prof. Dr. Wayne Visser was appointed as the world’s

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

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December 14, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

Sustainable mindsets - Kate Raworth inspires future leaders

Sustainable Transformation

‘The heart of our economy is a doughnut’, states Kate Raworth, author of the bestseller Donut Economics. On November 27, 100 students from Antwerp Management School & University of Antwerp welcomed Kate Raworth for an inspiring lecture about Doughnut Economics. Our students were able to

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?

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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

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October 15, 2018

By Wayne Visser

Purposeful Leadership – A Tribute to Kofi Annan

Sustainable Transformation

The recent death of Kofi Annan gives me pause to think about the nature of leadership – and especially what makes one leader stand out, as Annan clearly did. What makes a leader good, or inspiring, rather than simply effective?

Report

June 19, 2018

By Eva Geluk

A Vision, Mission and Working Plan towards Responsible Management Education

Sustainable Transformation

Recently the France Benelux PRME Chapter met for the second time in Marseille, France as part of a larger conference hosted by Kedge Business School called Global Responsibility Now. The conference saw different international initiatives around fostering sustainability in higher education