Social innovation … or social behavior rather ?

A few months ago, I stumbled on a recent issue about Social Innovation (dated Nov. 2012), that provides a good outlook on this nascent topic, which is right in the wave of the burgeoning segment of social economy. I consider this document as a good starting point to get familiar with the scope of social.. read more →

Sustainable Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, etc … what’s the next step ?

The concepts of “sustainable development” and “corporate social responsibility” have become very popular topics over the last decade. Almost everybody has heard and sometimes been exposed to these concepts, be it on their workplace or at home. These topics are used to being discussed through the media and conferences. The CSOs (Civil Society Organisations) are.. read more →

Social business : success is still to prove

As part of my professional activities, I attended the Global Social Business Summit on the 8th and 9th November in Vienna, Austria. Such event gives the opportunity in a very short period of time to assess the global trends and the positions of the economic actors regarding the overall social issues the world is facing... read more →

Playing for the social and environmental cause (1) : what’s new in the gaming industry ?

Some months ago, I came across a gaming start-up company recently established in Luxembourg to develop social and environmental games. Alongside its financial center, Luxembourg has become for a few years a place of choice in the ICT and biomedical sector mainly, owing to an attractive legal framework for intellectual property (management of patents and.. read more →

Private Equity insights in the context of the EU economy

Being exposed to the Impact Investing case with various projects under analysis, I attended a conference on Private Equity in Luxembourg, with the ultimate intention to discover the actors of this sector in the Grand-Duchy. The community of the Private Equity and Venture Capital is quite small, but it must be measured with respect to.. read more →