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December 5, 2019

By Jan Beyne

Hooray! It’s International Volunteer Day

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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

Research column

November 13, 2019

By Rozanne Henzen

The vision of 15 sustainability experts on individual sustainability leadership

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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

Research column

November 12, 2019

By Jan Beyne

5 insights on sustainability for the pet industry

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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

Research column

October 2, 2019

By Lars Moratis

Shaping sustainable business through conversation

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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

Research column

October 2, 2019

By Jan Beyne

When future meets present

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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

Research

September 23, 2019

By Jan Beyne

Let’s celebrate World Maritime Day

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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

Research

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

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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'

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'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

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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.

column

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

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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