Archivo del June, 2013

Why the world needs more green entrepreneurs


If we don’t try to make the world more sustainable, the damaging consequences of destroying the Earth’s natural resources may, one day, reach the point of no return.

A group of experts from the American Meteorological Society recently claimed that global warming has, in fact, become irreversible.

I’m sure this reflection has detractors and promoters, but independently of our personal beliefs, something that is pretty much undeniable is that we need to take better care of our planet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dear Professor Massons

Picture 121 Dear Professor MassonsHearing that the Associació Catalana de Comptabilitat i Direcció presented you with the award for academic excellence on Thursday was great news. This prestigious award comes in recognition of your valuable contribution to the world of finance and adds to the award received by Josep Angrill eleven years ago, also for his academic success at ESADE.

I will never forget the time I had the opportunity of being a student of yours. I think every one of the students you have taught would nominate you for this award. Many of your former students remember you as the professor who made it easy for us to make our way into the world of finance. And we did it in a fun and entertaining way, with highly innovative methods, in which you mixed the rigour of finance with your passion for mountaineering. Read the rest of this entry »

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Young business talents

alumni web Young business talents

I recently attended the ESADE Alumni UK Chapter at the Spanish Embassy in London. Over a hundred alumni who are living and working in the city joined us for the occasion. It was a great experience and one that brought unexpected surprises. Among these were Victor and Alba, who are what I call talent in its pure essence.

I think what impressed me the most about them was their energy and clear mindset at such a young age – they stood out from the rest as being the youngest. Read the rest of this entry »

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