The City One of the super stars of the 8th Sustainable Innovation was “The City”. Cities have been taking leadership in Climate Change. They are experimental labs for sustainability and resilience, striving to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to below 1.5°C. Cities are ecosystems that improve access to each other, to
A blog series by Jun Kume, Cathy Masson, Nadia Hefer and Hernando Zertuche – Audencia Alumni, 2016-2017 MBA – 8th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum “The largest-business focused event alongside the Annual Conference of Parties (COP23)”, the 8th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum took place in Bonn, Germany, 0n 13th
Latest Gossip In The Tech World – Is Artificial Intelligence Capturing More Business Or Is It Replacing Workers?
In an ancient time, there was a clear distinction between the haves and have-nots, the Goliaths and the Davids. From SIRI to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing rapidly and science fiction often portrays AI as robots with human-like characteristics, encompassing anything from Google’s search algorithms to IBM’s Watson to autonomous weapons. Advanced machines
When looking at managerial literature and internet publications, I have a feeling there is an obsession with innovation in the business world, and companies are desperately looking for different recipes that can render them more innovative. At some point during my MBA course I decided to follow this trend and carry out a research into
Responsible Entrepreneurship: Part I of III “An entrepreneur is someone who seeks to profitably solve a problem that the world has…” Now more than ever before, the world and its cities need leaders. I believe that each person possesses leadership potential. However, fear, greed, and competition create divisions between people that tend to hinder results that
In 1950, about 29% of the worldwide population was living in the cities. Today, the urban population has reached 50% and is expected to grow to 70% by 2050 up to 6 billion people vs 3.6 billion in 2011. These trends lead cities to reflect on their urban development and their impact on the environment.
Finance is an important part of SME’s (small and medium-sized enterprises) which is comprised of three main functions: budgeting and forecasting, bookkeeping and recording, and reporting. Budgeting and Forecasting Budgeting and forecasting are estimations of revenues and expenses over a specified period of time. It is compiled and re-evaluated on a periodic basis. Every SME
CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) is a company’s responsible action to respond its social role. Each company decides their own CSR role in its society based on stakeholder’s expectation, global environment and company’s business area. To realize the company’s responsibility, it should spend the resources: time, people and money. Especially, for SME’s (small and medium-sized enterprises),
Chinese cuisine has enjoyed a prestigious reputation and impresses all across the world with its variety of flavors. Being from China, I would like to share my heritage of Chinese cuisine and explore how an industry is changing towards sustainable actions. Heritage of Chinese Cuisine Chinese cuisine consists out eight culinary regions, including Anhui, Cantonese,