O-Fire (the observatory for impact finance and its economic implications) is the scientific centre of the Bicocca University of Milan that monitors the state of green finance, sustainable and responsible investments and corporate ESG criteria compliance.
Sustainability & CSR
A quarter of the 7,120 new companies surveyed in the sector worldwide pursue sustainability goals: sustainable consumption and production, ending hunger and inclusive and sustainable economic growth. All the figures and trends of the phenomenon
“The C-Corp is CSR that is now coming of age”, explains Paolo Gubitta, professor of Business Organisation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Padua, who coined the term with Guido Zovico
The United Nations has designated the sector as a driving force for building a future that respects the environment, workers and the essential pillars of democracy
The Civic Brands Observatory survey examines the “say-do gap”: “A company’s civic engagement has a distinct economic impact now that ‘social behaviour’ has emerged as a compelling purchasing driver”, points out the research institute’s co-founder Paolo Iabichino.
Ugo Biggeri, the founder of Banca Etica and currently President of the asset management company Etica sgr has brought out a vademecum for financial survival.
Interview with Ermete Realacci
A wise use of the data and algorithms available nowadays offers the opportunity to implement systemic changes, while measuring and restricting the environmental and social impacts of economic activities and reducing waste and negative external factors.
LinkedIn’s latest insights on labour market trends: The number of sustainability professionals has increased by 13%. The demand for green jobs in Europe has grown 49% over the last year . And Milan ranks in the world’s top ten
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’.
We need to take collective responsibility – internationally, locally and as individuals. We spoke to this young climate expert during the Linkiesta Festival
From haute couture to cosmetics, from spirits distillers to automotive the list of companies switching their production facilities in response to the coronavirus emergency continues to grow
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.