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Embedding sustainable change in gender equality: working from the inside out

"If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organisation". So stated Mary Douglas in a sentence so thoroughly abused that it has achieved the status of fridge magnet aphorism.

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Our journey of progress with the SDG Publishers Compact

Since signing the Compact, we have embedded each of its 10 action points into our strategy and this has helped us underpin our commitments with real action. While we are making progress on our own paths, now is the time for us publishers to join up and continue the journey as a collective force.

Quality education for all
The purpose-driven university in the face of COVID-19

Should universities focus their resources, knowledge and people for world good? Author of The Purpose Driven University, Professor Debbie Haski-Leventhal argues why now is the ideal time for higher education institutions to intentionally create a positive impact in the world.

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A digital lifeline for people with learning disabilities

Over 5,000 people with learning disabilities in England have already benefited from Digital Lifeline - a unique partnership project led by Good Things Foundation - a digital inclusion and social change charity with a vision for a world where everyone benefits from digital.

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Changing culture through the speed of digital

Dr Jaclyn Lee, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore on one of the greatest culture transformation projects undertaken in their career.

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What are the core characteristics of Gen Z?

Elodie Gentina (IESEG School of Management, France) discusses the core characteristics of Generation Z.

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