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The Edit: the simplicity of joy

What whales can teach us about joy, why employees are gaining more influence in the workplace and more in this week’s edit.

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One year after George Floyd’s murder: has business changed for the better?

The death of George Floyd forced business leaders around the world to address their diversity issues. One year later, Tim Gibbon asks, has anything changed?

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The Edit: Permanent Change

Post-lockdown anxiety, resistance to returning to the office, the pursuit of purpose and more in this week’s edit.

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Six fears preventing you from being the leader you want to be

From our work to our circle of family and friends, our spheres of impact can hold us back—but we can overcome them. Nell Derick Debevoise investigates.

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Resources for supporting BLM

Collectively, we can all contribute to building an equal, just and anti-racist society. Here's our selection of some of the incredible resources available.

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The Edit: A Year Later

In this week’s edit we look at the year following George Floyd’s murder, preventing further pandemics and the role of businesses in the 21st century.

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The Edit: The impact of values

The power of values in uncertain times, how to talk to people who don’t want the vaccine and more in this week’s edit of the global conversation on purpose.

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Climate scientists: concept of net zero is a dangerous trap

Is the concept of net zero emissions being used to 'greenwash' a lack of commitment to solving global warming?

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The Edit: Mental Health Awareness Week

This Mental Health Awareness Week, we take a look at what individuals and businesses can do to tackle the growing mental health crisis.

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The Edit: Leadership in a time of crisis

How has leadership been altered in the past year, and what changes will endure post-lockdown?

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Zaha Hadid: even more than her buildings, it’s her mind that left its mark

Thinking differently is key to progress. How did Zaha Hadid's radical architecture change the industry?

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The Edit: World Immunisation Week

We reflect on how vaccines bring us closer and consider what new challenges immunisation programmes face today.

Will travel ever go back to normal?

With much of air travel grounded for over a year, we question whether the industry should ever return to its pre-pandemic state.

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Ellen Windemuth: My Octopus Teacher and the importance of storytelling

Ellen Windemuth - producer of the BAFTA and Oscar winning documentary, My Octopus Teacher - discusses our relationship with nature and the incredible power of storytelling.

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The Edit: reconnecting with the earth

In this week's edit, we reflect on Earth Day 2021. How does our connection with nature impact our understanding of purpose?

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The Edit: Travel in the time of corona

In this week’s round up, we take a look at how the travel industry has been affected by the pandemic. What will the new version travel look like?

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The Edit: How can we nurture a healthier world?

In this week's round up, we reflect on how living a purpose-driven life can impact individual and global wellbeing after a year that saw the ground shift beneath the entire world's feet.

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The Edit: Is bigger always better?

With the Ever Green finally refloated, we are reminded that business can impact the entire world in this week’s round up of the global conversation on purpose.

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The Edit: Shifting to a Stakeholder Mindset

Our weekly round up of the individuals and organisations creatively pursuing purpose everyday. 

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The Edit: How do we want to live in a post-pandemic world?

Our weekly round up of the individuals and organisations creatively pursuing purpose everyday.

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From fear to flow: how a flow state can help you get through lockdown

Research shows that flow-inducing activities can boost mental well-being in uncertain times.

A shift towards a purpose-first economy: the key players helping build the world better

After the pandemic, how can we build a world that is more equal, more sustainable and more resilient?

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What if consciousness is not what drives the human mind?

It’s easy to assume that we are in control of our thoughts. But what if the contents of our consciousness are generated by non-conscious systems?

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Greed Is Good. Except When It’s Bad.

Fifty years after it was written, how relevant is Milton Friedman’s “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits” today?

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Purpose and Business: Key Principles from the British Academy

What can the British Academy's ‘Principles for Purposeful Business’ teach us about purposeful business amidst the pandemic?

The pursuit of meaning; not happiness

In order to make sense of the challenges around us, are we better off reframing our search for pleasure or happiness, to one of meaning?

Why faux-purpose will not last: Episode one of the ‘Leaders Series’

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Three financial firms could change the direction of the climate crisis

A silent revolution is happening in investing. How can it impact climate change?

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Navi Radjou on realising our potential

Navi Radjou discusses how creative problem-solving can address some of today's biggest global issues.

Private Equity: Purpose beyond Pound Sterling

With private equity assets now common in investor portfolios, investors have upped their non-financial performance demands

Exploring the Purpose of Life

What is your purpose? Research shows that humanity’s purpose rests in the spectacular drive of our minds to extract meaning from the world around us.

How Pharma Can Navigate Change with Purpose

Healthcare and Pharma are facing more disruption than ever. How can the industry leverage purpose as a behavioral compass to navigate through change?

Christa Gyori on Purpose

Christa Gyori, CEO and co-founder of "Leaders on Purpose," discusses the immense business potential that lies in the United Nations’ SDGs.

A Creative Fashion Revolution

Orsola de Castro talks about creativity as a force for change, in an industry that has enormous social and environmental impact on the world’s resources.

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Trust Gone Mad

More and more purpose-driven companies coming to the fore purporting a better world for everyone. However, when some brands deliver on their brand promise, they…

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A View to Innovate with Purpose

Innovation driven by purpose is bringing the world of digital books to the visually impaired and those managing sight loss.

Meaning at work: the art of give and take

Purpose-driven companies outperform the rest of the market by a huge 42%. Smart businesses know that higher purpose and motivation are linked.

In pursuit of The Beautiful Truth

Rediscovering our purpose and defining The Beautiful Truth has brought meaning back to our business, and to our own stories as people.

Conscious Capitalism in the Age of Amazon

How does being owned by Amazon square with the Conscious Capitalism movement originally founded by John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods?

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