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City University drops Cass name from business school over slavery links

London’s Town College has taken off the identify of John Cass from its enterprise university thanks to the 18th-century English merchant’s back links with the slave trade.

The university, based mostly in the heart of the UK’s economic district and rated amid the world’s major 50 MBA providers by the Monetary Occasions, will be identified as City’s Enterprise School even though the college consults employees, students and alumni on a new title.

The go is the most current motion by London-based mostly institutions, including the insurance coverage marketplace Lloyd’s of London and the Bank of England, to admit their roles in the slave trade.

Other British universities are also less than tension to eliminate the names of their benefactors with slavery back links.

The College of Bristol is reviewing the names of its properties amid criticism of all those joined to its very first vice-chancellor, Henry Overton Wills III, whose

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Atos anticipates key trends and technologies that will shape business and society through to 2024

Paris, July six, 2020

Atos, a world wide leader in digital transformation, announces the publication ofJourney 2024 – Redefining Company Purpose’, its most up-to-date Believed Leadership report in which it shares its vision of the evolving planet of organization, modern society and technological know-how. It anticipates the technological know-how and organization trends that are expected to deliver some of the biggest disruptions and shape enterprises above the subsequent 4 years. This report is developed upon comprehensive research by Atos’ Scientific Group, a world wide network of a hundred and sixty of the major scientists, engineers and forward thinkers from throughout the Team.

 

‘Redefining enterprise purpose’ after COVID

Entering the post-COVID period, companies are facing the impact of considerable changes and uncertainties. The report problems companies to rethink the relevance of standard contemplating and to rethink their ‘purpose’ in order to preserve relevance and thrive.  

 The report suggests

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