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Welcome to the podcast channel for Think at London Business School, bringing you the latest ideas and opinion from world-leading business experts. Find more interviews and insights at london.edu/think

    Grow the Pie: new insights on responsible business

    Grow the Pie: new insights on responsible business

    Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School, Academic Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance, and author of Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit, which was recently updated for the pandemic.

    In this podcast series, Alex explores the complex challenges facing responsible businesses with Tom Gosling, Executive Fellow, Centre for Corporate Governance, LBS.

    In this episode, Tom and Alex discuss new insights revealed in the recently published paperback version of Grow the Pie. They discuss how purposeful businesses can decide which social causes to prioritise, the challenges of implementing purpose in start-ups and private companies, how asset owners can hold asset managers to account on sustainable investing, and the challenges of responsible business during a pandemic.

    Read more about Grow the Pie here: http://mybook.to/Grow-The-Pie-pb

    For more articles, podcasts and films delivering fresh perspectives and research insights from London Business School faculty, visit www.london.edu/think or follow London Business School on social media:
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    • 45 min
    What social impact means for MBA students

    What social impact means for MBA students

    London Business School MBA students, Nandini Mazumdar, Aditya Sheth, Pame Flores and Kara Bennett share their experiences of the MBA, and their interest in social impact from a personal and career perspective. Their discussion explores what social impact means and which companies are doing well in this space. They also detail the initiatives at LBS that they have taken part in, and how these experiences have helped refine and further develop their understanding and skills, enabling them to become effective and purposeful leaders.

    To find out more about the MBA programme at LBS, go to london.edu/mba – and check out the London Business School’s Thought Leadership content on sustainability and more at london.edu/think.

    • 19 min
    Responsible business: how long-term investors think about sustainability

    Responsible business: how long-term investors think about sustainability

    Welcome to the Responsible Business podcast, from Think at London Business School.

    Many companies talk about wanting to become more sustainable and purposeful. But when they face challenges, with financial targets to hit, how can they be sure that they put sustainability into practice?

    In this episode, Tom Gosling, Executive Fellow of the Centre for Corporate Governance, London Business School, talks to Andy Brown, Founder and CEO of Cedar Rock Capital. Learn how Andy builds sustainability into his firm's investment approach, how growing concerns about sustainability and social issues impact investment strategy and long-term value creation, and what sustainability does and doesn’t mean in the consumer goods and tobacco sectors.

    Discover more articles, podcasts and films - delivering fresh perspectives and research insight from LBS faculty at www.london.edu/think or follow London Business School on social media:
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    • 45 min
    Grow the Pie: does ESG investing work? How?

    Grow the Pie: does ESG investing work? How?

    Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School, Academic Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance, and author of “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit” recently updated for the pandemic. In this podcast series, Alex explores the complex challenges facing responsible businesses, with Tom Gosling, Executive Fellow, Centre for Corporate Governance, LBS.

    In this episode, Tom and Alex discuss how to incorporate ESG factors into the investment process and why we can’t always expect ESG investment strategies to outperform traditional approaches. They explore evidence on the real-world impact of different ESG investment approaches and explain why ESG investors may choose to hold “dirty” stocks such as oil companies, as they focus on engagement and activism rather than divestment.

    Discover more about "Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit" here: www.growthepie.net/
    For more articles, podcasts and films delivering fresh perspectives and research insights from London Business School faculty, visit www.london.edu/think or follow London Business School on social media:
    twitter.com/LBS
    www.linkedin.com/school/london-business-school/
    www.facebook.com/LondonBusinessSchool/

    • 48 min
    How do you perceive the future?

    How do you perceive the future?

    How corporate leaders perception of time influences important decisions and outcomes that relate to sustainability and positive social change. Hear Donal Crilly, an associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at London Business School in conversation with host, Vyla Rollins, executive director, of London Business School’s Leadership Institute. Donal's teaching focuses on the topics of stakeholder relations and global strategy. His research interests include the exploration of why corporate leaders respond to certain external issues, such as shareholder demands for financial returns, and not others, such as stakeholder demands for cleaner production.

    • 37 min
    How do we build sustainable organisations?

    How do we build sustainable organisations?

    Professor Ioannis Ioannou, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, joined Vyla Rollins, Executive Director at London Business School’s Leadership Institute, to discuss how organisations can move towards a more sustainable future. Listen for insights on leadership, authenticity, and driving effective change.

    • 41 min

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