Posted April 9, 2020 by Hugh Stephens Charles Krusekopf
The rooms in the hotels in Tokyo and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) had been all booked, the air tickets and visas were arranged, speakers and site visits had been lined up, appointments with companies and government officials in Tokyo and HCMC were confirmed - and then the COVID-19 crisis hit first Asia, and then North America.
As the five Indigenous communities in the remote Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories work towards self-government, they have a pressing need to build leadership capacity in their community members. In order to accomplish this goal, they invited Mary-Anne Neal, Associate Faculty School of Business, to conduct a needs assessment and perhaps find ways to raise academic standards, improve literacy and increase pride in the Dene heritage.
Posted March 3, 2020 by Heather Hachigian Rob Mittelman
In an era defined by climate crisis and inequality, businesses and investors are increasingly recognizing the need for more inclusive and environmentally sustainable markets to drive long-term value creation. But short-term pressures prevent the private sector from leading this transformation on its own.