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Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever (ULVR.L), has been crowned the number one advocate executive for women at work in 2020.
The 2020 HERoes Advocates list celebrates 50 senior leaders who are advocates for women in business and dedicated to creating a more diverse and inclusive business environment. These executives work within at least three levels of the chief executive at large companies, or are the leaders of smaller organisations. Read the full article here.Read more
It’s tempting to call the Covid-19 pandemic a black swan — an event so unexpected and devastating that companies could not have prepared for it. But experts have been predicting global pandemics for years, and in January 2020, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report cited infectious diseases as a potential threat. Yet very few companies included a global pandemic in their highest risk categories.
"For the past few weeks I’ve been interviewing about one-half of the participants who recently completed the Women in Leadership (WIL) program at Columbia Business School. The full roster of participants included women from eighteen different industries but my focus was, of course, on women who work in wine and spirits, in this case for wholesalers."
Read Cathy Huyghe's contribution in Forbes by clicking here.
In 1984, days after Geraldine Ferraro accepted the nomination for vice president at the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, Walter Mondale and his campaign team called a planning meeting. There were flip charts and calendars and detailed itineraries.Read more