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Posts in category CEO opinion

Reputation, The Social Contract Barometer

Published the 05 December, 2018

The Connecting Leader Series (3 of 10). This article is adapted from the book The Connecting Leader: In the Age of Hyper-transparency, Interconnectivity and Media anarchy, How Corporate Leaders Connect Business with Society. In this piece, Alberto explores the concept of reputation as a Social Contract barometer and why companies should focus their efforts on […]

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The New Normal

Published the 27 November, 2018

The Connecting Leader Series (2 of 10). This article is adapted from the book The Connecting Leader: In the Age of Hyper-transparency, Interconnectivity and Media anarchy, How Corporate Leaders Connect Business with Society. In this piece, Alberto explores the concept of The New Normal and its three interrelated dimensions Hyper-transparency, Interconnectivity and Media Anarchy.   […]

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The Social Contract

Published the 06 November, 2018
Top oil and gas companies for sustainability

The Connecting Leader Series (1 of 10). This article is adapted from the book The Connecting Leader: In the Age of Hyper-transparency, Interconnectivity and Media anarchy, How Corporate Leaders Connect Business with Society. In this piece, Alberto explores the concept of the Social Contract and how it has changed by the biggest three forces in society […]

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The Connecting Leader, a manifesto for Corporate Affairs and Communications

Published the 16 October, 2018

On November 6, my first book The Connecting Leader will see the light. The book, which I started eighteen months ago, comes out of many years filled with experiences, lessons and exchanges with many people who have generously shared with me (consciously or unconsciously) their wisdom, their ambition and their affection. In the past ten […]

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CEO blog: Having the courage to take a stand

Published the 09 May, 2018
CEO Activism: Risks and Opportunities of political activism

In today’s social context, the CEO is expected to take more of a visible stance on a range of societal issues. “Political Activism” is one of the most potentially divisive areas and it falls on the Corporate Affairs leader to counsel the CEO so they engage with the right issues, understand how the stance fits […]

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CEO blog: Theranos – Falling for the “snake oil salesman”

Published the 21 March, 2018
Theranos scandal: Falling for the “snake oil salesman”

The ongoing fallout of Theranos is a timely reminder that in an age of fake news, clickbait and startup hype, responsibility for these incidents does not lie with the ambitious entrepreneur alone. alva’s CEO reviews this incident and argues that it is also the responsibility of the media and investors to ask the difficult questions […]

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alva CEO blog: Don’t waste a Tax Reform

Published the 15 February, 2018
Don't waste the Reputational Benefits of a Tax Reform

On 20 December 2017, the US Senate approved the most sweeping overhaul of the US tax system in more than three decades, since Reagan signed major legislation for corporations and individuals in 1986. This tax reform presented the leading companies operating in the US with an opportunity to increase profits or return dividends to shareholders, […]

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