Across the last nine months the Leadership Vanguard cohort of change makers have travelled the world to investigate the big challenges we face as a global society and the threat to the planetary ecosystem in which we live. In this final Field Report, we travel to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) where the catalysts explore 'how we can go from these small seeds to initiatives that do truly scale up, wide and deep?'
What does this idea of ‘regenerative business’ mean in practice, both for individual leaders, their organisations and those they serve? In the second of three Field Reports, our cohort of Leadership Vanguard change-makers travelled to Cebu in the Philippines to investigate a very different perspective on ‘place’, regeneration and resilience.
What does this idea of ‘regenerative business’ mean in practice, both for individual leaders, their organisations and those they serve? Across the last nine months the Leadership Vanguard has taken 25 change-making business leaders through a programme of experiences in three cities, London, Cebu and Rio. In the first of three Field Reports, The Leadership Vanguard Team explore the revival of what is often referred to as the Commons: spaces and resources that are owned, shared and managed for the collective good, without privilege or exclusion.
In the race to win over investors, customers, and importantly talent, a business’ future will depend upon their ability to play a meaningful role in the macro transitions we are passing through. The Leadership Vanguard enables business leaders to develop the skills and mindset they need to succeed.
Xynteo’s Nyla Khan catches up with Selim Tansug, Vice President of Logistics at Unilever about founding Embark, a reverse-mentoring programme in which refugees mentor business leaders that supports refugee integration.
The Leadership Vanguard is a unique programme bringing together senior leaders from across industries and around the world to collaborate with entrepreneurs to accelerate business models that solve systemic global challenges.
Our current model of economic growth is broken. We work with global organisations that want to be part of the solution, not part of the problem. Our partners understand that the biggest challenges facing our planet and our society can’t be solved by them alone.
This is where you come in.
This year's programme has been extended due to the impact of Covid-19, but typically the programmes will span across12 month where participants from global organisations will work with start-ups to unlock their barriers to growth.
This year, we are working with senior leaders from the following organisations:
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Energias de Portugal (EDP)
Select participants from Xynteo’s year-long leadership experience, The Leadership Vanguard, convened in Bangalore recently to reflect on the leadership and acceleration skills they’ve gained during the year.