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How can companies be CSR innovators?

Consulting firm Quantis France helps multinational firms navigate their environmental transition and is partnering L’Oréal on multiple projects. CEO Dimitri Caudrelier explains what companies need to do to change the game and why it’s in their interest to act quickly.

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The new design of retail excellence & customers’ experience

Reinventing the customer experience, “social shopping” and specialised training programmes… Sarah Edwards, Cosmetics Senior Operations Manager at Debenhams, reveals how the famous British department store chain is meeting the needs of today’s ever-more demanding customers.

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Natural hair dyes: expert Delphine Courteille shares her insights on a booming market

Hairstylist Delphine Courteille’s client roster includes some of the biggest stars from fashion and the silver screen. She shares her expert insights on the booming market for natural hair dyes.

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Making men more aware, to make science more feminine

Professor Cédric Villani, a mathematician at the Université Claude-Bernard Lyon 1, a member of France’s National Assembly for the LREM party and a former director of the Institut Poincaré, is among the men who are committed to supporting women in science. Faced with the vast over-representation of men in scientific disciplines, this Fields medal winner is actively campaigning to end the male domination of science.

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Championing female literacy as a way to boost GDP and reduce inequality

Two out of every three illiterate people today are women*. Anna Robinson-Pant, Professor of Education at the University of East Anglia’s School of Education & Lifelong Learning, tells us more about the links between illiteracy and poverty, and what can be done.

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The changing luxury market

An Associate Director at the Boston Consulting Group, Olivier Abtan specialises in the luxury market, picking apart its trends and shifts for institutional players. As the sector enters a new era, he explains how it is changing and what brands need to do to adjust.

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Consumer demand for naturals speaks to a profound trend within our society

Chair and co-founder of consulting firm ObSoCo (in France, the Observatory of Society and Consumption) Nathalie Damery, who holds post-graduate qualifications in political science and philosophy, has spent years analysing the changes taking place in society, commerce and consumer models. As the growing consumer obsession for natural products turns these models upside down, she shares her views on this trend.

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One Young World: making young people the engine for change

Back in 2009, Kate Robertson and David Jones, former Chairman and Global CEO of Havas respectively, founded One Young World, an annual summit for young leaders from around the world. We caught up with Kate ahead of this year’s event, which is due to be held in Bogotá, Colombia, from 4 to 7 October 2017, and talked with her about One Young World and her deeply-held belief that young people can build a new world.

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Industry 4.0: the challenges of transforming manufacturing

Dorothée Kohler is the founder and managing director of Kohler Consulting & Coaching. She and founding partner Jean-Daniel Weisz explore the new challenges of taking manufacturing digital through an examination of the German industrial model in their 2016 book, Industrie 4.0: les défis de la transformation numérique du modèle industriel allemand (Industry 4.0: the challenges of the digital transformation of the German industrial model.)

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Supportive care: a holistic approach to improving the lives of those with cancer

Professor Ivan Krakowski, medical oncologist at the Bergonié Cancer Institute and president and founder of the AFSOS (the French speaking association for supportive care in cancer), has been helping raise awareness about supportive care amongst hospitals, health professionals and patients for more than thirty years. An expert in his field, he explains the difference this type of care makes to patients’ lives and the importance of promoting it within the healthcare system.

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Recruiters: three tips for courting young talents

At the helm of #rmstouch, Jean-Christophe Anna has been working since 2011 to help companies recruit more efficiently and improve the experience they offer applicants. Former head hunter, connoisseur of the evolution of the recruiter-candidate relationship, organizer of the major event #rmsconf dedicated to innovation in the talent experience and author of several books on this matter, he gives us his advice to court young talents.

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Maureen Mullen’s enlightened advice to succeed in the US

At the helm of the Business Intelligence Firm L2, Maureen Mullen, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, advises US firms on marketing and digital marketing strategies. Today, she shares her recipe for success on the US market.