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IHG: Who do you want working for you? Is your business fit for everyone?

Season 4, Ep. 9

This month our host Sarah Travers is joined by Yasmin Diamond, Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs at IHG, and Cecily Liu, Communications Specialist, Finance Journalist, INSEAD MBA.

 

In this episode, Sarah and her guests discuss the importance of having a skilled workforce and how employers have a role to play in continuing to develop people throughout their careers. We’ll see how inspiring young people from a very early age is critical to both their success and that of business, and we’ll look at the role of communications and how good storytelling is essential to raising business profile and sharing the responsible actions a business can and should take.

 

Find out by listening to the latest episode of The Lens with IHG's Yasmin Diamond and Cecily Liu, Communications Specialist, Finance Journalist, INSEAD MBA.

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11/9/2021

ARUP: The planet cannot wait – we must take action on climate

Season 4, Ep. 7
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UNOSQUARE AND STARBUCKS: Developing a good workplace culture

Season 4, Ep. 6
This month our host Sarah Travers is joined by Giancarlo di Vece, President and CEO of Unosquare and Jonny Jacobs, Finance Director at Starbucks EMEA and One Young World Ambassador.In this episode, Sarah and her guests discuss how businesses can develop a people-first approach, ensuring their businesses can attract and retain talent. The conversation includes a discussion around mental health, how this has been a more open issue in the workplace and how individuals and employers can find ways to address mental health in the workplace.We also ask our guests about their career journey to date, how they use their leadership position in a responsible way, and ask how young leaders can really define the future of business, no matter what their background or upbringing. Find out by listening to the latest episode of The Lens with Unsquare's Giancarlo di Vece and Jonny Jacobs from Starbucks.The Lens PodcastIn partnership with One Young World, The Lens represents the breadth, diversity and priorities of the responsible business agenda. From gender equality to zero hours contracts, learning on the factory floor to activist businesses, The Lens covers a range of topics from a host of varying perspectives.Each episode brings together a business and future leader to foster disruptive conversations and fresh connections. Innovators and CEOs join Sarah Travers in the studio for a unique conversation covering their journeys, lessons learned, advice and insight.Business in the Community is The Prince's Responsible Business Network. We convene a unique network of purposeful leaders to share insight, expertise and create innovative programmes that deliver impact. Together our ambition is to make the UK the world leader at responsible business.Don’t forget to follow The Lens on Instagram and to rate, review and subscribe on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. instagram.com/thelenspodcast