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Entrepreneurship as Design

Many organizations try to pick new #venture winners up front, despite the inescapable uncertainty faced by #innovative entrepreneurs. The process of #innovation and #entrepreneurship can be speeded up following a combination of accelerators with experienced leaders and insights attained through iterative processes and artifacts. Super valuable summary by professor Henrik Berglund (link to publication below),

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Accelerating boards climate and sustainability transition

A major effort during the spring of 2021 was done when we established a new board forum – Boards Impact Forum – the Nordic Chapter of Climate Governance Initiative in collaboration with World Economic Forum.  The purpose of the forum is to engage board directors in Nordics and internationally, to

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Five trends guiding your direction for 2021

Direction for 2021 requires innovation in sustainability and learning to live with uncertainty The year gone by has provided us with unprecedented change, with the pandemic changing our lives, societies  and businesses all around the world. And there will surely continue to be bumps in the road also this year. “If uncertainty is unacceptable to

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Just in Time – Never enough, from different perspectives

”What then, is time? If no one asks me, I know. If I wish to explain it to someone who asks, I know it not.”St. Augustine, Confessions, Book II, Sec. 14. So many interesting reflections on time to consider. Now we are in Daylight Saving Time, DST, time of the year,

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Renewal for sustainable business, how and for whom?

Recent research shows that 86% of people want a more equitable and sustainable world after the pandemic. Companies find themself in need to jump forward two to five years in their digitalization journey following the Covid-19 pandemic and balance the sustainability challenges faced due to climate change. On the 30th

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A new book gives concrete AI insight support to boards

A new book gives concrete AI insight support to boards TEXT: INGRID KINDAHL | ILLUSTRATION: RONJA MELIN Article Originally appeared in The Swedish Academy of Board Directors Members Magazine “Professional Board Work” Nr 3 2020 (Professionellt Styrelsearbete) AI will make humanity more intelligent. But it will require a significant effort and competence

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Board work needs to adapt to new realities

“Corporate Governance needs to be revisited and adapt to new realities, as stakeholder inclusion and sustainability” – Turid Solvang, CEO FutureBoards Turid Solvang, the CEO of FutureBoards is focused on rethinking corporate governance for the new era. We were fortunate to interview Turid Solvang  about her perspectives. Turid is the CEO of FutureBoards, a corporate governance

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How to get the board to think ahead

On the 9th of September, the Digoshen network ran a Live Exchange with a group of international board directors, and business executivves with board roles, on the topic “How to get the board to think ahead“. The event was facilitated by the Digoshen team. We were fortunate to have Fennemiek Gommer, one

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Some of my humble climate story

Some of my humble climate story. I became very interested and engaged in environmental issues in my youth, and decided to focus my university education on the topic. The only education available at the time were a version of the program for geotechnical and civil engineering, so I joined that

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AI Leadership for Boards – now a reality!

We are facing a period of disruption and disorder, and we need our leaders to show the way. Artificial Intelligence is one of the cruicial technologies for solving our most critical business and society challenges for a more sustainable world. Board work is already a very challenging and complex task, and

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