Shareholder value is the ultimate yardstick in capitalism, no doubt. But what happens when a company's value creation mechanism is directly aligned with a mission that resonates and that is rooted with a greater social aspiration?
Sanoma Learning is fast replacing the traditional textbook model by developing innovative, captivating media in multiple platforms that can be individualized to meet the demands of specific educational systems.
The UN day is approaching. On October 24th the United Nations celebrates its 70th Anniversary, a milestone in history after World War II. Conceived as a unifier of states and populations, its central mission was to restore international peace and ensure security.
Social justice and environmental sustainability are two sides of the same coin -- a coin that has very little value if all you're seeing is either one side or the other. That may sound obvious now, but it's been a 30-year struggle to secure consensus on that all-important imperative.
We are less than 30 days away from the opening of the Universal Exhibition in Milan, an incredible opportunity for Italy, for world tourism, to learn about the global challenges of food security and healthy nutrition through worldwide best practices.
As someone engaged with a variety of sustainability research, I am always struck how difficult it is for many of us to define "sustainability" well. I have been slowly coming to terms with the reality that this is largely because sustainability is the first truly postmodern discipline.