The QVARTZ Annual 2017 brings you stories from inspirational companies, intriguing organisations, new offices and cool people around the world.
Last Thursday, QVARTZ brought together an eclectic mix of accomplished and inspirational associates to connect and discuss how to manage the challenges of doing business in a multicultural environment in South-East Asia.
“More and more investors are understanding sustainability as a true value driver” Stephanie Hubold
Meet Byron Pirola, Managing Partner at Port Jackson Partners.
14/F Net Cube Center
Bonifacio Global Taguig City 1634
Last week, senior consultants and managers from all corners of the QVARTZ civilization gathered at the beautiful Kokkedal Castle, north of Copenhagen, to spend two days discussing and practicing how to create lasting impact.
“It’s clear that diversity in the workforce is a decisive factor for the competitiveness and success of any enterprise. This is why diversity is good business and everybody’s business” Leonie Hillebrecht, DEA
Last week, we celebrated 19 firecrackers whose skills and determination have earned them each a well-deserved promotion. Congrats!
“A human being who gets a deep sense of meaning from the work that he or she is doing is much more productive and efficient than someone who is merely satisfied” - Morten Albæk
“No client and no QVARTZ partner expects a 24-year-old graduate to have deep industry knowledge about anything.”
In a recent interview for the Barton Partnership, QVARTZ Engagement Partner Amanda Chin and six other female strategists talk about some of the diversity initiatives they have seen their businesses.
“Digital is not a ‘thing’ that lives in some corner of the company, but rather something we all need to embrace” Christian Birk, B&O
QVARTZ Manager Are Kaspersen is a true globetrotter with a spike within renewable energy. His career has brought him from American consultancies to international energy corporations, and from Angola to Kazakhstan, Singapore and many other countries. Watch the video and learn why he chose to join QVARTZ.
As part of the Circular Economy Package (CEP), the EU has set ambitious goals for waste management: by 2030, 55% of plastics packaging waste should be recycled. To reach that target, it's estimated that Denmark needs to triple its current activities.
35 QVARTZ partners met up in Hamburg to connect and discuss important company matters such as sustainability and circular economy.
“Dare to employ people who complement you and dare to employ people who you would like to have as your boss” Klas Forsström, Sandvik Machining Solutions
Turning old clothing back into raw materials? It may sound way too good to be true, but that is exactly what British startup Worn Again Technologies is doing.
"We do not need more zero-sum and winner-takes-all situations. On the contrary, we need win-win situations for the planet, its companies and its people."