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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Strong, coordinated, collective action is required to prevent the COVID-19 crisis from turning into a global catastrophe

Elias Papaioannou, Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Pierre-Oliver Gourinchas, Professor of Economics, S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business and Director at the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, to discuss measures that need to be put in place that will enable low-and-middle-income to invest in health services and protect their economies.

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“Businesses need to return to their core purpose and serve society”

Could the Coronavirus crisis be a reckoning for the corporate world? Rajesh Chandy, Academic Director of the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development was joined in conversation with Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School to discuss how companies are going to have to adapt to prevail in a post-COVID-19 world.

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The Wheeler Institute engages in new research: Measuring the Impact of the COVID-19 on Rural Indian Households

Developing insights of life in rural India during and after COVID-19 This project will develop an observatory of life in rural India during and after the COVID-19 crisis; this involves collecting data from villagers about their health, livelihoods, information sources, and social interactions.   Utilising Dharma Life’s existing network, 1500 individuals across 7 states (Bihar, […]

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Leaders must take a responsible approach during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is a test of an organisation’s purpose, resilience and the values of its leaders; this is even more profound and challenging for firms operating in emerging markets. Amit Mehra, Managing Director of Growth, Strategy, Innovation at Accenture joins Rajesh Chandy in conversation to discuss a systematic approach to growth, the advantage of digital tools and opportunity for developing countries.

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The Wheeler Institute COVID-19 series: Exploring the impact of a pandemic on developing countries

We are seeking to understand, illuminate and offer solutions to the challenges created by COVID-19. Through the Wheeler Institute COVID-19 series, we want to identify the role of business in addressing these challenges, with a focus on the implications and actions for those in developing countries. 

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