The Time to Inspire: Insights from 50+20 on Transformative Education

Recently overheard at a business school: “Don’t worry, they won’t fail you, you’ve already paid”, from a student to another caught cheating during exams; “We’ve already accepted that we need to compromise our values to work in the business world”, from a business ethics student to his professor; “The business ethics course goes against... Read more

Healing the whole – Insights from Congo

I’m writing from the Congo where we have been working with mining companies, communities and the government on promoting sustainable development. Working here has enabled me to affirm many of the systemic problems that I’ve observed with capitalism and will feed into the book I’m co-authoring with colleague Jem Bendell entitled “Healing Capitalism.”... Read more

Jem Bendell recognised as Young Global Leader

Lifeworth Founder, Professor Jem Bendell, has been announced as one of the 2012 Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum. Professor Bendell is a strategist and educator on social and organisational change, specialising in helping business, UN, and NGOs collaborate for sustainable development. Famous for its Davos Summit of world leaders, the... Read more

Be Considered for Luxury Brand CSR Award – Lifeworth CEO Judges Walpole Awards

Attention all British Luxury brands, or fans of them: Be considered for Walpole’s Luxury Brand CSR award 2010. Deadline July 16th. Walpole is a not for profit organisation that furthers the interests of the British Luxury industry. Its membership comprises of over 130 of Britain’s most prestigious companies, including Asprey, Alfred Dunhill,... Read more

Paris Gathering of Authentic Luxury Network – 7th May 2010

At the end of 2007, Lifeworth Consulting launched the Authentic Luxury Network as an online professional social network for people in the luxury industry who want to pursue social and environmental excellence. It has now grown to over 500 participants. One participant, Pamela del Canto, who is a leading light in the sustainable... Read more

Pakistan’s 1st signatory to the UNPRI would further the reach of responsible investment

Lifeworth Associate Hanniah Tariq returned to her home country of Pakistan to do some pro-bono work advancing responsible investment there. We are delighted that through her efforts even challenging conditions such as those faced by Pakistan at present, need not be barriers to responsible investment and we hope, such investment strategies might support... Read more

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Lifeworth’s Office in India Up and Running

Lifeworth Associate Matthew Slater has established our India base, in Auroville, India. We are on the edge of an intentional community, 2 hours south of Chennai, and 10 minutes from the beach. In December he is joined by associate Janna Greve and director Jem Bendell. We hope that our interactions with the local community and the active programme of... Read more

Jem Bendell joins board of Global Vision Institute

Lifeworth Director Dr Jem Bendell has joined the board of the Global Vision Institute. The GVI is a think-tank and catalyst for creating a values-driven international system. Based in New York, its mission is to revitalize the founding values of the United Nations – peace, justice, equality, human dignity and sustainability. It supports global... Read more

The New Lifeworth Consulting Site is Launched

I am delighted to announce the launch of the new Lifeworth Consulting website. It maps out what is key about what we do, and allows us to share some of the outputs of our work, such as our publications. There are a three ways to navigate the site. First, you can select from the main menu. From here you can see an outline of “what” we do, including... Read more