The World Needs Visionary, Courageous Leaders

Today‚Äôs leaders must be effective communicators who embrace depolarization, paradox, and compassion‚ÄĒand who take action without fear. Effective leadership plays a critical role in shaping the success of any society or organization. As American author John Maxwell declared, ‚ÄúEverything rises and falls on Leadership‚ÄĚ In our complex and connected world, society faces mounting environmental and… Read more >

US Business in Africa Awards and Conference 2022

US-Africa trade relations came under the spotlight at Wits Business School on Saturday 29 October as thought leaders from across the continent and the US came together for constructive, no holds barred dialogue at the inaugural US Business in Africa Conference. Under the umbrella theme ‚ÄúUS businesses doing well by doing good in Africa‚ÄĚ, the… Read more >

Winners of the Three 2022 GBSN Beyond Competitions

GBSN was very excited to host a series of competitions for the third year in a row! These competitions challenge and recognize participants from the three stakeholder levels of GBSN’s core network: Administrators, Faculty, and Students. Be sure to check out of all the submissions in the Whova app and to congratulate fellow participants and… Read more >

Introducing Business and Human Rights at HEC Paris

Thirty-four students have just completed a dedicated course on Business and Human Rights at HEC Paris. Prior to entering an ever more complex labour market, they had the opportunity to take a deep dive into some of the most pressing human and labour rights challenges and discuss how to reconcile business imperatives and respect of… Read more >

Announcing the GBSN Beyond 2021 Competition Winning Teams

In true fashion of “Going Beyond” for the 2021¬†virtual conference, GBSN was honored to continue our partnered track competitions from last year – the¬†HUMLOG Challenge Student Competition¬†in partnership with the HUMLOG Institute at Hanken School of Economics and the¬†Microsimulation Development Lab¬†faculty competition in partnership with CapsimInbox, while also introducing our leader’s track competition, the¬†Going Beyond… Read more >

Connecting Across Sectors for Greater Impact: Welcome to GBSN Beyond

What does a former President of Malawi have in common with the VP for Talent and Development at Amazon Web Services, former Chief Operational Risk Officer of the World Bank, Head of Human and Child Rights at the Ingka (formerly Ikea) Group, and the VP for Social Impact at Visa CAMEA? They all are keynote… Read more >