Monday, October 18, 2021
With increased awareness of ‘doing good while doing well’, multinationals are realising that profit maximization is not the only route to success. They also need to demonstrate that their existence is beneficial for society in general. >>
Monday, September 27, 2021
Understanding sustainability requires a focus on how people live, how they acquire, use and dispose of goods and services. Crucially, research is now focusing on how innovations can actually promote a much more environmentally friendly lifestyle. >>
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Low-cost oil producers will start to question why supplies are being rationed; this will have “huge implications” for the oil market, said Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist at BP. Addressing the annual BP lecture at Alliance MBS, Dale – a former chief economist at the Bank of England – said in no other industry could you have a country such as Saudi Arabia, where it costs just $10 to produce a barrel of oil, operating in the same market as a country like Canada where it costs $30 to $40.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Despite the ‘compelling” business case for having more women on company boards the move towards gender equality in the boardroom has stalled. Our Vital Topics panel debate on ‘Diversity at the top’ heard that there remained a complex and often contradictory array of reasons as to why more women did not hold senior management positions. For instance there are still only seven female CEOs in the FTSE 100 today.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Wilfred Chi Hang Leung, part-time Global MBA graduate at Alliance Manchester Business School, has been awarded The Association of MBA’s (AMBA) prestigious MBA Student of the Year award.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The human rights responsibilities of global companies came under the spotlight at our latest Vital Topics lecture.
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