…and how to get back on track

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We’ve scaled the peak!

During the last 5 years we have been scaling up the initial curve of the Dunning Kruger Effect graph where the market thinks it knows it all about ESG, and once we have reporting sorted out, funds will flow even more freely into them from institutional investors and the public…

Personal observations while on vacation in Sardinia

Cape of San Giovanni, southern Sardinia (personal photograph)

I write this as I chomp down on pieces of a cool, ripe, sweet white melon from Sardinia, picked from a farm just a couple of days ago.

My family and I had a chance to visit friends in Cabras, on the south-western…

The rising popularity of business models as a ‘buffer’ construct

Business Strategy, Business Models, and Business Processes are presented as points along the same continuum of business operations between the conceptualization, planning and execution steps in an enterprise. The impact of a pivot on the strategy can have a potentially tremendous impact on your business model and business processes. Strategy…

What should life beyond 50 be?

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Zipping by 50 last year

I still see my 50th birthday in the distance of my life’s rear-view mirror of May last year. I didn’t have time to celebrate it. Of course, there was nowhere to celebrate as nothing was open anyway because of the pandemic, but I was also going at full speed on…

Emergent EU framework for ESG has far reaching implications on your data strategy

Primer: ESG is an acronym for Environment, Society, and Corporate Governance. …

Use your business processes to embed ESG principles

Processes, and not programs, are where ESG can be embedded

ESG is an acronym for Environment, Social, and Governance — three umbrella factors that businesses are being evaluated against, besides their earnings, by a range of stakeholders including investors, institutions, authorities, customers, employees, and communities in which businesses operate. There has been a steady rise in Boardroom discussions about ESG…

Watch out! Your Dirty Laundry Will Be In Plain Sight

Demand forecasting has typically been an internal affair, at most seen by and collaborated with your B2B customer. Adopting ESG reporting will change this, stepping up the elusive search for better logic, methods, and analysis for demand forecasting. ESG factors are impacted by your demand forecast in both direct and…

ESG Reporting — Proposed Solutions and Roadmap Approach

In Part 2 of this series, we discussed the burning platform and the nexus of 3 critical factors that are making ESG Reporting both important and urgent. …

ESG Reporting is the roadblock — how to deal with it

In Part 1 of this series, we explained the fundamentals of understanding ESG factors and their urgency and importance for companies. In this part, we dive into the critical factors and highlight the most immediate roadblock — ESG Reporting.

We are at a critical intersection today

We are at the nexus of 3 important factors: 1) Consumers…

A holistic approach taken one step at a time

In the past 5 years, we have witnessed the rise of the term ‘ESG’, an acronym for Environment, Social, and Governance. Its rise has been evident mostly in financial services circles, but has spilled over to the general marketplace and has reached the masses through mainstream media articles in Medium…

Deep Parekh, PhD

I’m a Belgium-based serial entrepreneur working at the intersection of Business, Technology, Society, and Policy, with a PhD in Business Model Dynamics.

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