Climate standards and enterprise value

Scale and fintech in Africa – some hard questions

How many fintech companies in Africa have reached scale? Scale is often deemed a yardstick of success by investors, policy makers and practitioners. So we should be able to answer this question, however, this is not as simple as it may seem.

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Climate standards and enterprise value

Climate standards and enterprise value

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics at LBS, will be joined by former Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney to discuss the guiding principles of international sustainability standards based on enterprise value. Co-hosted with the European Corporate Governance Institute.

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Rethinking Capitalism with Gita Gopinath

Rethinking Capitalism with Gita Gopinath

The pandemic has had drastic implications across the globe. Still, as industrial countries return to a sense of normalcy thanks to vaccinations, the reality for many emerging and developing economies is bleak. Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund and Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will join us to expand on these issues for the fourth event of our Rethinking Capitalism series.

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Rethinking Capitalism with Gita Gopinath

Wednesday 28 April, 17:00pm BST The pandemic has had drastic implications across the globe. Still, as industrial countries return to a sense of normalcy thanks to vaccinations, the reality for many emerging and developing economies is bleak. Differences in fiscal space, gaps in healthcare systems, and inequities in vaccine distribution have left many lives and […]

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IMPACTathon 2021: Student teams delivering impact-oriented solutions to business challenges

Every year London Business School students gather to celebrate Social Impact week with an incredible speaker series, events and activities aimed at using our business skills for good. Capping off the week is the LBS Impact Consulting Club staple, the IMPACTathon. This 48-hour hackathon-style event challenges students to work with impact-oriented enterprises to tackle some […]

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Virtual Learning for Improved Livelihoods: Lessons from Female Micro-Entrepreneurs

“Voice of the Village” a collaboration with Dharma Life, Siriti and the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development. The Voice of the Village is a series of conversations on issues that affect those living in rural communities in India – inviting a wide breadth of stakeholders to collaborate and build solutions together. The fourth event […]

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Climate Standards and Enterprise Value

This online event will discuss the guiding principles of international sustainability standards based on enterprise value where Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics at the London Business School, will be joined by the former Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney. Elias Papaioannou, co-Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute and Economics Professor at London Business School will host the discussion. The […]

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Health Equity: Implications for Developing and Developed Countries

It is simple and straightforward to make the moral argument that advanced economies should be providing vaccines and support to developing economies. What is more complex, is choosing the correct method of doing so, and demonstrating the positive economic impacts globally. The work of both Professor Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan and Professor Kamalini Ramdas has aimed to […]

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Scale and fintech in Africa – some hard questions

Do we know how many African fintech companies have reached scale? Scale is often deemed a yardstick of success by investors, policy makers and practitioners. So it follows that we should be able to answer this question, right? However, this is not as simple as it may seem. There is established knowledge in academia on […]

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