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Society & Organizations Center

Society & Organizations Center

Society & Organizations Center

The Society & Organizations Center is an interdisciplinary center at HEC Paris whose members research and teach about the contemporary challenges that organizations face and how these organizations mold society.

Its three pillars of research, education, and action give rise to our Center's motto: Think, Teach, Act for an Inclusive and Sustainable World!

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News

Impact Career Fair - HEC Paris - 13 Feb. 2020
How do we do business in a world in constant evolution and an exploding population? This is how Jeremy Ghez, Scientific Director of the MSc in Sustainability and Social Innovation (SASI), introduced the...
Purposeful leadership - remise des prix denis machuel - HEC paris
Sodexo CEO Denis Machuel helped bring down the curtain on the three-month freshman course in a closing ceremony featuring 381 students, 18 tutors and a top academic team from the S&O Center. The event...
Conférence d'Alain Grandjean à HEC Paris - décembre 2019
French economist Alain Grandjean joined HEC students and academics for a 90-minute exchange co-organized by Pour un Réveil Ecologique. The campus event with the cofounder of Carbone 4 was part of an S&O...
vignette - S&O nouveau parcours pédagogique- climat - sept 2019
Members of the Society & Organizations Center at HEC Paris recently responded to an appeal by Shift Project, aiming to ‘teach all students about climate and ecological issues’. Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot...
HEC Paris - Mont Saint-Michel - Purposeful Leadership - Sept. 2019
A year after creating the Joly Family Endowed Chair in Purposeful Leadership, HEC Paris launches its three-year sense and leadership program, destined for the entire HEC Grande Ecole 2019 intake. A...
Energy Day 2020 - HEC Paris
The eighth edition of the HEC Energy Day brought together academics, students, public sector representatives and corporate leaders to discuss the challenges for the world’s transport sectors. Two panels...
Prof Insights Vignette
HEC Paris Professor Florian Hoos, an expert in social entrepreneurship and change-making, defines social entrepreneurs as individuals who see innovative solutions to social and environmental challenges...
Social Impact Assessment Strategy Report - HEC Paris
In February, HEC’s S&O research center unveiled groundbreaking proposals to standardize social impact measurements for industry, development agencies, consultancy firms and NGOs.
S&O ARCS Report - Researcher-Practitionner Collaboration on Sustainability Research

Accelerating Researcher-Practitioner in Sustainability Research

The report showcases 7 sustainability research collaboration

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Events

Jun 15
2020
8:45 am
Boston

We are pleased to announce the organization of the 12th edition of the Medici Summer School in Management Studies for doctoral students and young researchers which will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, June 15 – June 19, 2020. The school is organized and sponsored by Bologna Business School (University of Bologna), HEC Paris (Society and Organizations Center and the HEC Foundation), and MIT Sloan School of Management (Economic Sociology PhD Program).
 

France Culture : De Cause à Effets

de cause à effets france Culture broadcast

Il y a un an, les premiers mouvements massifs des Jeunes pour le climat s'organisaient, et parmi eux, les étudiants de Grandes Écoles lançaient un 'Manifeste pour un réveil écologique'. D’HEC Paris, AgroParisTech, CentraleSupélec, l'Ecole Polytechnique et de l’ENS Ulm..., des étudiants appelaient les futurs diplômés à soutenir un changement radical de leur vie professionnelle. Aujourd'hui, dans cette quête de sens, et face à un monde qui repose amplement sur un système capitaliste et une société de surconsommation, comment ces jeunes gens poussent-ils les institutions à repenser leur cursus et les entreprises à entendre leurs revendications ? De quelle manière des chercheurs, professeurs, chefs d'entreprises et décideurs publics prennent leur part, notamment au Campus de la Transition qui a ouvert ses portes en 2019 à Forges en Seine-et-Marne ? Dans l'attente d'un livre blanc sur la place de l'environnement dans l'enseignement supérieur, et alors que le Ministère de la recherche et de l'enseignement supérieur y travaille, regardons du côté de ce Campus inédit et novateur, un laboratoire d'expériences qui délivre aux élèves de Grandes Écoles et Universités des enseignements et des formations sur les processus de transition et les nouveaux modèles économiques et sociétaux pour le monde du travail de demain.

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