We are very happy to share with you this great news: the book ‘Migration, Equality & Racism – 44 opinions’ is now available! Special thank you to our founder Laura Petrache and our Global Sustainable Leader Angela Tacea. More than 80 VUB academics and co-authors joined forces for this book. Philosophers, lawyers, psychologists, health scientists, sociologists, geographers, criminologists, communication and political scientists … look at...

Dear Readers our November Issue of our Newsletter is out! Insights: Today, the pandemic has resulted in tragic loss of life, disproportionately impacting the poor and those with underlying health conditions, and devastating lives and livelihoods. Through these challenging times, we have all been inspired by a new definition of the term “essential” — a realization that material things may not be...

As Martin Luther King once said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that.” These recent weeks and months have been marked by pain, fear and anger not just by the devastating effects of COVID-19 on the lives of our loved ones and our communities, but also by the...

We are very happy to announce the publication of the article “ Crafting for Change. Two co-creation experiences in France and Argentina.“  published by our Sustainable Leader & Designer Natalia Baudoin, in the academic magazine Economía Creativa from Centro University from Mexico. The article analyses the methodology as well as the results of Crafting for change Project that we support...

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Webinar gratuit sur Zoom – LIEN: https://fgv-br.zoom.us/j/95361307663 Meeting ID: 953 6130 7663 Date : Lundi 6 juillet Heure : 18h – 19h Paris Time Questions abordées : Quelles sont les mutations concrètes du monde ? vers quoi vont-elles ? Que sont les changements de paradigmes sociétaux, les nouvelles aspirations des individus et des peuples ? Comment interpréter la montée de la violence, des revendications et à l’accélération de la remise en...

"Today, we are faced with many challenges.  Some of those are: seeing human dignity in the faces of the poor, the migrant and the elderly; seeing our responsibility for many of whom live in abject poverty; seeing our responsibility for educating our children. So long as one, marginalized human being is considered a “problem” to be solved, we will continue to...

The landscape of today’s problems is rapidly changing. While we’ve made significant progress, many existing social challenges continue to grow in magnitude and complexity, and each year new problems arise. That dramatic change will not be driven by traditional thinking. Designing solutions for today’s social problems requires an entrepreneurial approach, a mindset that embodies the characteristics of bold thinkers with...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TNgiGhBcFQ Social Change Needs Our Soul! We are all leaders.  If we want to be a leader in the area of social change, we need to appreciate that learning leadership skills alone will not be enough to make a positive impact.  If you want to be a leader of change that has a positive social impact, pause and put the books down,...

Welcome on board Heroes behind the Shield! The project - Faceshield Nova Friburgo - was developed by professors of UFF (Universidade Federal Fluminense) and UERJ (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) in Nova Friburgo along side with Persona 3D company, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The chief researcher of the project Edgard Poiate (Professor at UERJ/IPRJ) tells: « In the...