Everybody wins when it comes to corporate social respon...

Published in Australia’s premiere Health, Environment and Wellbeing Magazine WRITTEN BY TERRY ROBSON JULY 30, 2020 Environment  I  Health  I  Wellness  I  Life  I  Planet   Corporate. Social. Responsibility. Three words that, each on their own, are perfectly intelligible but, until recently, when placed together as a phrase became like something from a Lewis Carroll poem: nonsense. “Corporate social responsibility” as a phrase has been as oxymoronic as “gourmet cheese in a can”, “wise lycra fashion choices” or “must-see reality TV”. Today, however, corporate social responsibility (CSR) not only makes perfect sense, it is imperative to our way forward as a society. What is it? In truth, corporate social responsibility is about engaging with reality, the reality of the nature of a corporation…. Read more »

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5 Tips for Leaders Who Want to Create a Strong Sustaina...

In order to integrate sustainability into the core of a business, it has to be a part of the company’s culture. For this to happen, a top leader must be willing and ready to go first and evolve, according to leadership advisor Sandja Brügmann. Published January 10, 2020 on SustainableBrands.com, originally written in Danish by Tine Brødegaard Hansen, and published in SustainReport 29. Sandja Brügmann is a sought-after leadership advisor who, among other services, has helped top leaders from Grundfos, The Body Shop, and Chr. Hansen CEO Mauricio Graber integrate sustainability into core business practices. Whereas CSR is an extremely narrow term, often associated with CO2 reduction, compliance and risk management, to actually become regenerative — meaning to contribute more than we extract from the world — we need… Read more »

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5 Ways to a Strong Sustainability & Purpose Culture

These 5 Tips to create a Strong Sustainability and Purpose Culture from Sandja Brügmann, CEO The Passion Institute, was originally published alongside an interview in SustainReport, the full article (in Danish) is accessible here: 5 råd til lederen, der vil skabe en stærk sustainability kultur.   1. Move from being Change-ready to Change-driven  In order to solve the sustainability challenges we are faced with, as a leader you need to be able to bring other people to life, to flourish, such that they experience and are able to access their innate passion, innovation and creativity. This require leadership development on the personal development plane to know what motivates and drive others, beneath the obvious and spoken. This is why you… Read more »

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Nyt netværk skal flytte bæredygtighed og etik ind i k...

  Tiden for CSR og langsigtede strategier er forbi; den etiske og bæredygtige forståelse skal helt ind i kernen af os som ledere og i vores virksomheder. På det grundlag vil et nyt netværk for bæredygtig ledelse få os til se sandheden i øjnene og skabe reel forandring. Chr. Hansen og Ørsted er blandt deltagerne. “Sustainability is an integral part of Chr. Hansen. Currently 82% of Chr. Hansen’s product portfolio have a direct positive contribution to the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development no. 2, 3 and 12. We work to continuously understand, monitor, and improve our performance on the issues that are most material to our stakeholders and thereby to the future success of our business. With our Nature’s… Read more »

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8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Bre...

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters. Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing. That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, a serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a conscious leadership, strategic purpose, and sustainable business consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. “Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes the challenging process of unlearning and changing specific behaviors,” she explains. Unlearning is hard work. “It requires one to move out of automatic behaviors and into conscious understanding, where we take control of our own actions and lives,” Brügmann says. “It requires confronting uncomfortable feelings and an… Read more »

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Summer Reading List 2018

On my Summer reading list are books that advance the future of positive impact leadership and the new business models, understanding and mindsets needed to ensure that business is part of the solution to the challenges we face in the world today. Which books would you add to this list? Please comment in the area below! Happy reading and enjoy your Summer!             PS: Background setting: Island of Bornholm, Baltic Sea, Denmark.       SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Ny Uddannelse: Fremtidens Lederskab

Fremtidens Lederskab ved Sandja Brügmann, MD The Passion Institute i samarbejde med Ledernes Kompetence Center Skab værdi for din organisation med ny viden og konkrete værktøjer til at forstå fremtiden og lede forandringer, vækst og trivsel. Lige nu ændres betingelserne for organisationer, ledere og medarbejdere med stor hast. Det stiller store krav til dig som leder, og det kræver et nyt mindset og en ny måde at lede på. Fremtidens Lederskab klæder dig på til at blive en fremtidsorienteret leder og udvikler dit personlige lederskab, så du kan stå i spidsen for vækst og trivsel i en hastigt foranderlig tid. Du lærer at skabe en kultur, der tager udgangspunkt i tillid, inddragelse og respekt, og som understøtter innovation og høj… Read more »

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Bæredygtig Ledelse: Når man ikke driver rovdrift fra ...

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CSR er endelig blevet mainstream

Siger økoliteracy, systemisk bæredygtighed og regenerativ ledelse dig noget? Hvis ikke, så må du hellere læse med her. Det bliver nemlig ifølge førende CSR-tænkere tre af de afgørende ledelsesbegreber, du kommer til at skulle forholde dig til i 2018.             Sandja Brügmann og Fritjof Capra til journalist Annemette Schultz Jørgensen #CSR #fremtidens ledelse #efteruddannelse CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) er endelig blevet mainstream, og ledere ser ud til at have accepteret, at bæredygtig adfærd er både en økonomisk og moralsk nødvendighed i 2017. Eller gør de? I dag mener 97 procent af CEOer, at bæredygtighed er vigtigt for deres virksomheds fremtidige succes. De fleste har efterhånden også klare retningslinjer for den sociale, miljømæssige eller etiske opførsel,… Read more »

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Sandja Brügmann by Leading Humans

by leadinghumans | Sep 21, 2017 | Interview   Sandja Brügmann is one of the leading voices within sustainable social-impact change and conscious leadership. Aside from this conversation, Sandja is also sharing her perspectives with us as part of Leading Human’s brain trust.  What is the core of conscious capitalism? – Humans are destroying themselves by how we are consuming, a big part of this is founded in how business is being conducted. – The economic model builds on homo economicus, the rational man. But mankind is not rational. We are driven by our feelings, often unconsciously driven by fear. Our world is currently built on a foundation which is untrue. – As long as we are at a lower… Read more »

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