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Congratulations to Diego Kaenzig

Better Marketing for a Better World forums

The aim of the Better Marketing for a Better World (BMBW) initiative is to build community and support the development and dissemination of knowledge on how marketing can improve lives, sustain livelihoods, strengthen societies and benefit the world at large.

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Congratulations to Diego Kaenzig

Congratulations to Diego Kaenzig

Diego Känzig is the 2021 winner of the European Central Bank Young Economists' competition for his research on the unequal economic consequences of carbon pricing. Diego was awarded the 2021 Wheeler Institute PhD Award earlier this year for this research.

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Business Schools for Climate Leadership

Business Schools for Climate Leadership

Business Schools for Climate Leadership, a collaboration between LBS, Cambridge Judge Business School, HEC Paris, IE Business School, IESE Business School, IMD, INSEAD and Saïd Business School – has put together a digital toolkit to help business leaders pose key questions and assess their readiness to act effectively to tackle the climate crisis.

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How to design an engagement strategy and add value to donors

Rafael Piedade (MiM2021), Vincenz Mautner-Markhof (MFA2021), Khyati Narula (MiM2021), Yixun Sun (MiM2021) During this year we had the opportunity to work in team for Project Aasha, an impact consulting project in collaboration with Labhya Foundation, an NGO, which aims to enable children to cope with the ill-effects of poverty and to become lifelong learners through […]

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Project Aasha – Doing business for good

Project Aasha is an annual recurrence for London Business School’s early career students. Originally founded four years ago, Aasha provides students with the opportunity to work as pro-bono consultants for Indian organizations (known internally as changemakers) that work to positively affect local communities in India. For students, it is a strong opportunity to try out […]

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Women leading with impact

Expectations about work have been shifting significantly in recent years, and the desire to contribute in a role that has purpose and a positive impact has become a strong motivation for many people in their careers. Are you seeking to make a real difference in the world? Do you know how you can shape a […]

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Improving the effectiveness of formal housing delivery in Tanzania

Promoting evidence-based practices to enable solutions scaling by business The operation of urban land markets in developing countries is critical to building sustainable cities. Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing rapid urbanisation, pressuring cities with limited institutional capacity. Challenges include inadequate provision of housing, a proliferation of slums and rising inequality. Many African countries suffer from weak […]

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Essential business cycles

Towards understanding how the consumption patterns of the wealthy sectors of society impact the poorer to better inform macroeconomic policy choices. “Understanding how different consumption patterns by the wealthy and the poor affect the economic cycle and its amplification can help policy makers target scarce resources to improve the livelihoods of the most vulnerable members […]

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Business Schools for Climate Leadership

Uniting to Help Shape Climate Leadership Scientific evidence shows that climate change is unequivocally caused by human activity and its effects are noticeable across the world. Addressing this emergency will require radical changes in our use of land and ecosystems, energy systems, urban infrastructure, and industrial systems. Solutions and systems change demand creativity, commitment, and […]

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COVID-19 has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities in South Africa… how has the country performed in response to the crisis? How will it recover?

One year on, how has the South African Government performed during the COVID-19 crisis? The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development invited Professor Nick Binedell – Professor and Former Dean of the Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria – to share his views on the government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, and to […]

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Turkey’s economy… the last two decades

One year on, how has Turkey performed during the COVID-19 crisis? The Wheeler Institute for Business and Development invited Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan – Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics and Finance University of Maryland – back to share her views on the Turkish government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis over the past year, and her hopes for […]

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