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CEO Pledge: The ABCs of Diversity & Inclusion

The Diversity Council, currently made up of 19 Nordic and international companies, met on the morning of the 19th of June at KPMG for their first CEO Committee of 2020. In the presence of Minister for Equal Opportunities, Mogens Jensen, all CEOs signed a CEO Pledge outlining their commitment to diversity and inclusion through three […]

Courageous Leadership during Uncertainty – Personal Advice from 3 CEOs

Over the past few months, economic and social disruption of unprecedented proportions has resulted in a sharper spotlight on political and business leaders, as they navigate through the crisis. Now Denmark is progressing from a period of crisis management to one of adjustment and acclimatisation to the yet to be defined – “New Normal”. As […]

Think of CSR as “COVID-19 Social Responsibility”

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an increasingly important signifier of ‘conscientious business practice’, and many companies prioritise having a positive social impact, alongside traditional success benchmarks such as a high profit and share price. CSR also makes smart business sense as it strengthens relationships with consumers, who align with the values showcased by the company. […]

5 Key Competencies Emerging During ‘Business Unusual’

With ‘reopening’ on the horizon throughout Europe, and the 10th of May marking a shift in what lockdown will mean here in Denmark, many people are looking to what the personal and professional ‘new normal’ will look like. In The Diversity Council, we have been in close dialogue with experts, politicians and business leaders and […]

The Ripple Effects of the Pandemic on Gender Equality

Earlier this month, the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, urged countries to, “Put women and girls at the centre of efforts to recover from COVID-19”. This came as a result of the disproportionate impact this crisis is having on women – in economic, domestic and health capacities. Health ImpactWomen represent 70% of the global health care […]

How to Engage an Entire Organisation Through Personalized Remote Learning

In the current global situation, with teams interacting remotely, and regular routines disrupted, engaging, inspiring and up-skilling your employees can require a new approach. One way to create a collective focus and maintain motivation when apart is through adaptive learning online. E-learning has been increasingly useful in a globalized world, where organizations operate across borders […]