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Adjunct Director of CLACDS participates in a panel at the “Summit for Mesoamerican Energy Investment” 

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 11:43
Por: 
mauren.esquivel@incae.edu (Mauren Esquivel)

INCAE, November 6th, 2014 --On November 4th Ana María Majano, the Adjunct Director of the INCAE Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) moderated the ministerial panel at the “Summit for Mesoamerican Energy Investment” at the Intercontinental Hotel in Guatemala City. 

The Guatemalan government organized the event with the support of the Interamerican Development Bank, the US State Department and the World Bank. Otto Pérez Molina, President of the Republic of Guatemala commenced the event, which was attended by more than 200...

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Overwhelmed with excessive work?

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 11:36

You have 168 hours a week. Where did you invest them?

You have over 100 unread emails at the end of the day, the next day’s calendar is full, someone wants an urgent appointment with you, your child needs a ride to the dentist (also urgent), no one can take him except you, you have not put gasoline in the tank and it’s nearly empty, you have to come have dinner with the kids, but forgot to go to the supermarket at noon so you need to go right before dinner, and it’s too late to make the lunch boxes for the kids tomorrow and you feel...How do you feel?

Scott...

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What do big corporations, millennials and sustainability have in common?

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 16:26
Por: 
Olivia Ferris Laporte

Some people believe politics is the way to create social change because there is direct involvement in policy-making and enforcement.  I want to generate change but I’m not so sure about being actively involved in politics. I try to be an active citizen, engage in community activities and generate others. In my opinion, private businesses are one of the most effective social mobilizers.

Private businesses: first steps

One of the first steps for the private sector to encage with civil society was through philanthropy. Donating to communities on...

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Reducing the Gender Gap: leadership for all and by all

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 16:26
Por: 
Olivia Ferris Laporte

Did you know that women make almost 80% of consumer choices? And that 50% of university graduates are women? There is no doubt that women’s rights have traveled a long way, but there is still space for growth particularly in Latin America.

If you think that in the 21st century, we have surpassed gender-biases, there is a long way to go.

Gender equality is a concern worldwide. According to the Global Gender Gap Index of the World Economic Forum, the basic aspects that should first be addressed are health and education. Secondly, is the division of labor at work and at home and...

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Reducing the Gender Gap: leadership for all and by all

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 13:34
Por: 
Olivia Ferris

Did you know that women make almost 80% of consumer choices? And that 50% of university graduates are women? There is no doubt that women’s rights have traveled a long way, but there is still space for growth particularly in Latin America.

If you think that in the 21st century, we have surpassed gender-biases, there is a long way to go.

Gender equality is a concern worldwide. According to the Global Gender Gap Index of the World Economic Forum, the basic aspects that should first be addressed are health and education.

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