Why Invest in Employee Wellbeing?
Research carried out by the London Business School shows that organizations with high levels of employee wellbeing have outperformed the stock market by around 2%-3% per year over a 25 year period. In addition to better performance, organizations with high levels of employee wellbeing tend to benefit from reduced costs and higher creativity. This comprehensive one-pager by the UK-based What Works Centre for Wellbeing takes a look at the importance of investing in employee wellbeing.
OECD workshop: Measuring Business Impacts on People’s Well-being
February 23, 2017
This Workshop discussed the foundations of measuring business’ impacts on wellbeing through the creation of new measurement standards in close collaboration with the business sector, and as part of existing reporting practices that already transcend economic performance.
The Workshop was organized in collaboration with the OECD, the Society and Organisation Center (SnO) of HEC Paris, the Humanistic Management Network, Fordham University and is part of the Leading for Well-Being Initiative, an international coalition of organizations, scholars, business people, media experts and policy makers seeking to integrate the emerging practice of wellbeing with more sustainable practices at the corporate, community and policy levels.
Harvard Business School Training on Creating Shared Value
December 10, 2017
Around the world, innovative companies are rethinking the intersection between society and corporate performance to open up new business opportunities. Creating Shared Value helps business leaders incorporate societal impact into their core strategy and operations to generate greater growth, productivity, and profitability. Developed and led by HBS faculty chair Michael E. Porter—the leading authority on strategy and competitiveness—along with Mark R. Kramer, the program examines breakthrough strategies for addressing society’s challenges through profitable business models. You will emerge with concrete tools for creating Shared Value and a competitive advantage.