IBLF presents exclusive video dialogues with global business leaders (the Expert Insight series), soundbites from our events and commentary from inhouse and external experts.
Expert Insight Videos
"Gone are the days of command and control - it has to be about what people want to hear"
"There is a lot of scope for communities, for governments, for development NGOs and for the business sector to work together and there has been a flowering of that kind of endeavour"
"Employees aren't going to be inspired by reading banners on the intranet - they want to see their CEO leading by example"
“A sustainable business can be both a responsible and profitable business”
“You’re not going to achieve a successful business in the 21st century unless you have a diverse workforce and allow different styles of leadership”
“Sustainability is going to continue to go right up the curve in 10 years' time"
“Capitalism is being attacked, but it is the greatest engine for growth of any economic system”
"The times that business was acting in isolation of society are long gone - the license to do business is now coming from society"
“Business people are realising more and more that we cannot succeed when our societies are failing”
"CEO – as much as anything, it stands for Chief Engagement Officer"
“The financial crisis and mega trends such as population growth and energy scarcity will transform the way business is done"
"Socially responsible investment is not just a marginal fad, it’s a mainstream investor interest"
"It's a myth that businesses are controlled by rich shareholders sitting in their private members’ club in New York or London, quaffing champagne…”
"High business standards define the criteria for responsible business"
"Competition and innovation are helping create an open marketplace for environmentally sensitive products"
“Consumers and stakeholders are so empowered nowadays that companies must communicate in an effective way”
A montage of comments from select attendees at the 29 March 2012 launch event for a landmark report from IBLF and the Ashridge Business School
Mark Foster, Chairman of IBLF interviews Sir Stuart Rose, former CEO and Chairman of leading retailer Marks & Spencer at the 29 March 2012 launch event for a landmark report from IBLF and the Ashridge Business School on the evolving nature of business leadership.
An event video from a 3 November 2011 dialogue hosted by IBLF (with the support of Accenture, Ashridge, BrandPie, GlobeScan and Shell UK) on the theme of long-term and sustainable growth.
An event video from a November 2010 forum hosted by IBLF, the London Stock Exchange and PricewaterhouseCoopers for Non-Executive Directors on Russian boards to address the issues of transparency, management culture and the compatibility of business traditions with international standards.
An event video from a 2 November 2009 global forum from IBLF on the theme of jobs, employability and enterprise development.
"Successful business leadership in the 21st century is going to be much more about inspirational leadership. If you want people to act with a sense of passion, then they need to be directed by passionate leadership.
Steve Almond, Chairman, Deloitte (IBLF Expert Insight video, 2012)
IBLF's CEO Clare Melford explains the 'Redefining Growth' agenda
What ways of thinking do business leaders need to prioritise now?
Should companies educate consumers on responsible choices?
IBLF's India Head on innovation and capitalism in India
IBLF Director Graham Baxter talks about why business should care about poverty
Watch a montage of short testimonials from leading business figures on why they chose to partner with IBLF
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IBLF interviewed supporters from the Occupy London Stock Exchange to ask "What is the one thing business can do to help build a sustainable world?"
IBLF interviewed supporters from Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption protest to ask "What is the one thing business can to help reduce corruption in India?"