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Remembering Dr. Joan S. Davis

15 January 2016 | News

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Dr. Joan S. Davis passed away on Monday. oikos St. Gallen is in mourning for her advisor and long-standing supporter Dr. Joan Davis. We have been honored to get to know our advisor and friend Joan Davis as an inexhaustible and inspiring personality with great goals. To the last she has played an important part in our association from day one. Her tender and targeted character and her way to stand up for a more sustainable future has influenced our association a lot. Joan will always be with us. There is a blog that you can post condolences and appreciate statements: https://rememberingjoandavis.wordpress.com/ Dr. Joan S. Davis... »

Expressing Youth Voices at The Entretiens du Royaumont

11 January 2016 | News

On December, 4th and 5th ‘les Entretiens de Royaumont’ took place at the Royaumont abbey, near Paris, France. This annual event gathers French CEOs and top managers from several companies since 2003. Subsequent to its success year after year, the event also went to take place in Warsaw, London, Madrid, and Rabat. The goals remain the same in every city: make national CEOs meet to discuss a specific topic, raise awareness and network. The topic for this year 2015 in Paris was “Et vous, comment êtes vous ‘green’?”, ie. “and you, how are you ‘green?”. French CEO and top managers from companies such as Michelin, Airbus group, Axa, BNP Paribas, KPMG, Air France, Engie, Orange, Mazars, Goodplanet fondation and akuo energy, were all... »

The oikos Finance Learning Circle Manager Tells Her Experience

05 January 2016 | News | Finance

A Facebook post decided my future to work on a newly implemented format of oikos – the learning circles. I’ve joined the finance learning circle as a co-manager with my collegue Sanober and frankly speaking, it was one of the best decisions, I’ve ever made. Very interesting fellow-workers, participants and speakers made my experience priceless. But let me start from the beginning. We decided to work on two topics: The impact of market power and manipulation in financial markets & the growing movement to divest from fossil fuel companies. Me, as a passionate student at the faculty of finance took responsibility to work on the first topic, what does market power and manipulation mean? What is their influence on... »

oikos at “Les victoires des leaders du capital humain”

05 January 2016 | News

On December 10th, oikos attented the “Victoires des leaders du Capital Humain” awards, a human resources awards events, organized in Paris by Leaders League, an organization that offers media and business services for leaders. This event gathered HR directors from 500 different companies such as Mazars, PepsiCo France, Air France, Agence France Presse, Novartis Pharma, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Schneider Electric, Groupe Adecco France, Robert Walters, Danone, ID Logistics and so forth. In the afternoon several workshops took place and were followed in the evening by a networking dinner and awards ceremony. The workshops were the following: Transformations: What are the tools to face quick and deep changes ? ͻ Changes should be done quickly, on a large scale within... »

In 2016 We Wish…

30 December 2015 | News

We have asked oikos members to send in a short sentence expressing their wish for 2016. Read them here, be inspired, be part of the journey towards making a difference!... »