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Yunus to HEC: Social Business Must Transform Post-COVID-19 World
In the second of a series of online seminars, HEC Paris invited Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus for an hour-long exchange on bouncing back after the COVID-19 health crisis. Led by Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot, Executive Director of HEC’s Society & Organizations Institute (S&O), the Q&A with HEC students ...
Hubert Joly Conference : Reinventing Capitalism
HEC EarthWeek: One week to rethink your environmental impact
In February 2020, the HEC Paris campus welcomed a week-long event on the topics of sustainable innovation and responsible business, organized by the student association Esp’R. The 1,500 students living on campus were invited to conferences and workshops to reconsider the way they consume and change ...
Freshmen Students Meet Inspirational Business Leaders
Purposeful Leadership: Awarding Students for their Work on Purpose
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 also featured wisely words from program backer Hubert Joly and the students’ top essays devoted to ...
Guillaume Pitron: What is the Real Face of Energy Transition?
November 20 saw “Le Salon HEC” student association organize a conference with the journalist and film director Guillaume Pitron. The students had discovered the writer last year when they awarded him the Manpower Group / HEC Paris Foundation Prize for his book "La guerre des métaux rares - la face ...
Economist Alain Grandjean Throws Down the Climate Gauntlet
Making the Distinction between Liberalism and Capitalism in the 21st century
Accelerating Researcher-Practitioner Collaborations in Sustainability Research
On October 11-12, 2019, the Society and Organizations (S&O) Center of HEC Paris and the Alliance for Research in Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) hosted the first “S&O ARCS Workshop” that gathered leading researchers and practitioners at the Collège des Bernardins in Paris to foster international ...
Purposeful Leadership Program Takes Off with a Bang
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 pioneering effort aimed at sensitizing participants to values that have become crucial to the world of ...