Mind the mental gap

Everyone talks about disruption; everyone talks about innovation. Everyone talks about Big Data. “(…) Nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it.” Professor Dan Ariely, Duke University Text & photo: Eva Vestrheim Sustainability is about changing the...

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SDG approach gives proud employees

The Responsible Business Events conference on October 30, 2017 had a large range of international SDG experts and hotel chains in the lead of a sustainable change. One of them was Scandic Hotels, the Nordic leader in eco-labeled hotels At Responsible Business Events, Scandic Hotels was one of two cases...

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LEO Pharma embraces patient-centric innovation

A firm commitment to patient-centric innovation at LEO Pharma creates new solutions to people with skin diseases. At Responsible Pharma, November 30, they reveal how. Some diseases get a lot of media attention. Other diseases might not have had the same media savvy team or message, though their effect may...

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Sustainable healthcare – a mirage?

By David Somekh, Network Director, European Health Futures Forum EHFF has as its philosophy that it is a network of networks, aiming to support the development of a holistic view of health and wellness in society, recognising that collaboration with and by business and education are as important as healthcare...

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Partnerships for better health

To achieve SDG 3 – Health & Wellbeing, innovation is needed. And as trial is the mother of invention, partnerships are essential to future good health. A challenge and huge potential, tells public-private partnership NEXT at Responsible Pharma. Modern drugs go through quite rigorous trials. Though trying new approaches is...

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Sustainable Sinners

When talking SDGs we need to stop focusing on win-wins. Instead of cherry-picking, let’s talk trade-offs and challenges, says Katherine Richardson, due to report on SDG-development to UN and heading a workshop at Responsible Pharma 30 November. Few issues initiated by the UN have travelled with the same speed and...

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CSR – a matter of life and death

Acting responsibly is a societal obligation, says Ferring VP Henk Jan Out – especially when your product can save lives. At Responsible Pharma he tells how vital CSR is when working with reproductive health. A basic step towards a sustainable lifestyle is to live. To actually be alive, that is....

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