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- Commerce – Business, organisation profile and opinion
- Civilisation – Technology, innovation, power, social profile and opinion
- Creativity – Design, arts and cultural profile and opinion
- Case Study – Showcase of organisations and places seeking to make a difference from the inside-out
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2016 has proven to be a year of seismic changes: Donald Trump’s historic win and Brexit were the most unimaginable events. What this mean is, we need to prepare ourselves to be ready for change and learn how to lead it in 2017. In this issue, read about the 4 principles for effective change in business and learn how to see things in unity with others so as to see the future with new eyes.
As we celebrate another World Company Day with more than 200 signatories today, we invite some of our Signatories from Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia to share about how they build a successful business and make a difference to shape a better world.
In this issue, learn how you can achieve innovation and growth through unity at the corporate level, and how we, through building unity, can make the places where we live and work more livable and sustainable.
WCD gets in touch with RMIT Vietnam, RMIT Vietnam, the Asian hub of Melbourne-based University to find out about what they are doing to shape the world.read more
World Company Day gets in touch with Naked Press, a health and wellness brand from Indonesia to find out about what they are doing to shape the world.read more
World Company Day gets in touch with Prima Luce, an online accessory brand from Japan to find out about what they are doing to shape the world.read more
The Columnist talks to Mr. Larry Ng, currently serving as Managing Director of World Cities Summit, and Group Director (Architecture & Urban Design Excellence) at Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Singapore to find out more about the current pressing urban issues and what should be done to make cities more liveable and sustainable.read more
As a firm, our contribution may be small but through every encounter, we must bring about this new concept of unity which I call ‘transformative unity.’ If we do this, then a new kind of innovation will emerge, not just the type that will win awards or attract many funds but one that is meaningful and shapes the world into a better place.read more
In order to find out more on what the stakeholders believe that this partnership and PlaceCORE could potentially achieve and what the future holds for the two companies and the communities involved, The Columnist held a conversation with 3 key executives who have and will be much involved in the formulation and implementation of the PlaceCORE design and framework processes.read more
The partnership brings two leading globalised firms with complementary strengths, one in urban and infrastructure development and the other in business design, to serve growing development needs in Asiaread more
Conflict at work erodes trust, commitment, and loyalty. It is the No.1 productivity killer as everyone works based on assumptions which are not accurate and it slows down corporate initiatives. It’s time to design your business to end it.read more
Bangladesh is a market with unrealized potential. The return of Consulus comes at a time when Bangladeshi business leaders seek to emulate successful business models to grow globally.read more
If Vietnamese companies want to compete on an equal footing as a new wave of competition appears on the horizon, then it is a matter of choice and not about the environment.read more
We asked some Consulites on what they thought 2016 will be for their country. From the Atlantic Ocean to the shores of Colombo, there is this mixture of excitement, wariness, and a lot of hope. These views are not comprehensive and we invite you to share yours but what they provide is a glimpse of the world in 2016.read more
With the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), all eyes are set on Vietnam for the years 2016 and beyond. The Columnist invited Helena Pham, Partner at Consulus Vietnam, to share her thoughts on the prospects of her birthplace and what should be done for Vietnam to emerge as a winner.read more
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