Europe is also witnesses an emergence of a civic ‘organiser’, a role whose sole raison d’être is to empower communities. There is a growing demand for this profession, especially among organisations with extensive local impact.
Once head of former Minister Azzolina’s task force for re-opening schools, economist Bianchi is now the new Minister of Education under the Draghi government
The Biden administration’s new labour secretary, a former mayor of Boston, has an extensive record as a trade union member. He now faces the challenge of post-pandemic job recovery
A three-way’ interview with Giacomo Poretti, actor and founder of the Oscar theatre in Milan; Davide Milani, president of the Ente dello Spettacolo foundation, and Andrée Ruth Shammah, director of the Franco Parenti theatre in Milan
Standardised programmes won’t work. Every scheme designed for employees should be personalised to the specific needs of each individual, maintains Matilde Marandola, director at the Italian association for people management
We will make it despite everything. Journalist Ferruccio De Bortoli is certain that the title of one of his latest books is true.
To change the market, you have to be in the market. How? By learning from the B-Corps, as explained by economist Pedro Tarak, one of the world’s most prominent ambassadors of the Benefit Corporation’ movement
Why are companies founded? The answer would appear to be simple: to generate profit’. But nowadays, explains Massimo Mercati, CEO of Aboca, that is not enough. We need to add words like responsibility’, sustainability’ and – above all – value’.
Italy’s President, Sergio Mattarella, has awarded the honour of Knight of the Republic to a young man from the Northern town of Legnano for having recruited a group of around 30 students for a volunteer project during the Covid-19 emergency
The unprecedented isolation forced upon us by Covid-19 has not disrupted the lessons of eight thousand Italian schools located in mountain communities and on small islands. For them geographic isolation is a normal way of life. Here are the three key words to describe a model worth imitating
This pandemic has shaken our social bonds, breeding fear and anxiety. Yet, from this state of risk and vulnerability in which we find ourselves, a society can emerge that is stronger, freer and with a greater capacity to collaborate.
We can only anticipate dangers and overcome fears if we understand that risk has now become the center of life for each and every one of us. A little vocabulary to understand and act
Our country should stop selling cars with diesel or petrol engines by 2035 and switch to electric cars. New skills, new professional profiles and more research will be needed
“Psychology and the Good Life”, taught by Laurie Santos at Yale, has become the most popular course in the history of the prestigious American university. Yet there is no shortage of examples in Italy as well
Software developers, engineers and computer scientists will be leading the first phase of creating a virtual reality for avatars. But eventually a detailed world will have to be created, and this will only be possible with architects, designers, mathematicians and many other professional profiles.