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.
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
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.
A 17th century practice updated to the present day. A new frontier for large companies, who are scaling back the number of desks while encouraging employees to return to the office. However, there is a risk of affecting the quality of relationships and the creative process.
The president of Minotauro in Milan and professor of psychology at the Milano-Bicocca University explains that “the new challenge for education is digital education, finally taking its first steps towards a school model”.