Increasingly, employees expect their employers to focus on diversity and inclusion. And even though it may no longer be enough for companies to raise a rainbow-flag, it can be a good place to start, according to Jannick Friis Christensen, who conducts research on companies’ engagement in the LGBTQIA+ movement.
In some cases, homogeneous managements may make sense. But according to CBS researcher, Christoph Ellersgaard, a lack of diversity in management brings challenges that may also have consequences for society in general.
One of the largest producers of carbon emissions is air travel, yet many view flying as a necessary enabler of tourism and international business. One promising way for consumers to take responsibility for their carbon emissions are voluntary carbon offsets (VCOs), which offer air travellers the opportunity to make a small donation to neutralise their carbon footprint. Yet there are conflicting recommendations as to how to encourage consumers to opt into these green initiatives.
We live in a world characterised by risk, uncertainty, and the unknown. The recent unforeseen impact from a sudden Covid-19 pandemic illustrates the point. Yet, we typically act as if we only confront identifiable risk events – out of convenience.
In our digital age, companies need more than just a digital footprint to get ahead of the game. Increasingly, many companies – both large and small, established or start-ups – are implementing digital strategies.
Public trust in the Danish authorities is strong – can the digital transformation sustain that trust? What effects will a digital government have on citizen engagement, and will we still be able to hold the authorities accountable?