The coronavirus pandemic has brought a series of acute challenges for businesses. Companies have had to adapt existing business models, overhaul operational systems, and rethink marketing strategies to meet new government regulations and shifting societal needs and behaviours. And their actions  have been scrutinised intensely...

Sustainability leaders are on the collective hunt to find, engage, and motivate the elusive ‘consumer’.  They know that if they want to achieve their ambitious sustainability goals, or win round their senior teams, then consumers need to be at the heart of their plans. But what...

Changing our behaviour and our habits is hard. There are still no extra hours in the day to get done everything we absolutely must do, let alone making time to contemplate making changes to our lives. Unless we’re going through something life-changing, like moving house, or having...

The scandal engulfing FIFA in recent weeks has served as an important reminder about the crucial role business ethics play in sustaining business success, as well as the hugely harmful repercussions that follow when companies get it wrong. Business ethics are often overlooked and under-resourced, losing...

The way we live, work, and communicate with each other has changed beyond recognition over the last decade, driven by the growing role smartphones and social media have come to play in our lives. Life before smartphones is remembered hazily, incredulously: sometimes nostalgically. Our phones...

When Lord Freud, the Government’s Welfare Minister, appeared to suggest that people with disabilities might not be “worth” the minimum wage, the news instantly became a headline, started trending on Twitter and sparked multiple debates on and offline.   The controversy has gathered around two opposing views....

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard I’m writing this blog in a café. To my right a middle-aged couple are scrolling through their phones. They make no conversation or eye contact until their breakfast arrives, momentarily...