This episode is brought to you by A recent report by the International Energy Agency projects that renewable energy will become the largest global source of electricity by 2025 – that’s enough energy to power all of China in 5 years. Considering this revelation, it’s becoming increasingly hard to […]
Conversations with women about their multiple roles in the family business.
Supreme Creations/Bags of Ethics: The Sustainable Power of Respect and Kindness
In this episode, Smruti Sriram, CEO of leading sustainable packaging and merchandise manufacturer Supreme Creations/Bag of Ethics, provides a unique perspective on how her ethically driven family business continues to innovate and adapt in an era of change while remaining true to its core principles. Even when confronting today’s challenging uncertainties, Smruti believes respect and kindness is the strategy that brings success both in leadership and life.
Building Healthy Relationships with Family and Wealth
An Interview with Marina Vaughan Spitzy, Director and Founder of Tecolote Advisory A recent UBS study revealed that 59% of widows and divorcees regret not being involved in long-term financial planning when they were married, and 98% would advise other women to take an active role in finances immediately . […]
Great Expectations – How to Balance Family and Work Relationships
Li Tan, Chief Strategy Officer of Asia Green Group, Co-Founder of Rare Whiskey Holdings, and Co-Founder of Audacy Ventures, discusses the expectations next-generation members confront after joining the family business, what lessons they can draw from building their own business, and the crucial role communication plays in enabling healthy family-work relationships.
Boards that Complement the Next Generation of Family Business Leaders
Today’s businesses face unprecedented uncertainty. Even before 2020’s pandemic fundamentally upended the status quo, disruption was taking the form of new technology, market globalisation, and ageing demographics. Companies have had to change to meet their goals, but have their boards evolved with them? The board room is coming under increasing pressure […]
Managing Expectations in the Face of Adversity
In its Global Gender Gap Report 2022, the World Economic Forum states that it will take another 132 years before gender pay parity is achieved globally at the current rate of progress. This is the context within which women seek to build their careers and businesses, and for many these […]
The Powerful Women of Saudi Arabia’s Family Businesses
KPMG Private Enterprise has famously published numerous studies and thought leadership articles on women in family businesses from across the globe, but none of these publications has looked exclusively at the role of women in Saudi Arabia. Until now! With the number of women in the Kingdom’s workforce increasing over […]
Community without Competition: Recon Food Rings in a New Era of Social Media
Social media has a bad rap. The adverse outcomes associated with overuse are now well documented, and the negativity that sometimes dominates these digital spaces can quickly turn into bullying. While these platforms were once relatively closed spaces where users could share pictures or updates with friends, they are now […]
Jubaili Bros: Driving Sustainable Growth Through ESG Initiatives
This episode is brought to you by As one of the top generator suppliers in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, employing more than 1,400 people, Jubaili Bros realises the importance of contributing to society and the environment. And with a range of ESG and sustainability initiatives that […]
Obstacles and Opportunities of India’s Women in Family Businesses
In many ways, the experiences of women in family businesses in India are different from those elsewhere – especially those in the West, which has traditionally been the focus of family business research. And within India itself, the experiences of women in family businesses differ widely based on their social, […]
How to Make Ambitious ESG And Sustainability Agendas a Reality
This episode is brought to you by Interview with Diony Lebot, Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of ESG policies, Financial Services (ALD & SGEF) and Insurance Activities, Societe Generale Women in Family Business (WIFB) · How to Make Ambitious ESG And Sustainability Agendas a Reality Subscribe to this […]
The Case for Community: How the HOLDAL Group Creates Impact
This episode is brought to you by On this episode of WiFB, Maissa Abou Adal Ghanem, Social Entrepreneur, CSO & Board Member of the HOLDAL Group, discusses how family businesses can build and implement successful ESG agendas that speak to the immediate needs of their community. Founded in Lebanon in […]