Knut Haanaes

Knut Haanaes' research and teaching focuses on strategy, sustainability, strategic renewal and business models. He is co-author of the best-selling book Your Strategy Needs a Strategy and a successful TED speaker. Until recently, he was Dean of the Global Leadership Institute at the World Economic Forum. He is a former Senior Partner and Global Leader of the Strategy Practice at the Boston Consulting Group.

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Salvatore Cantale

Salvatore Cantale is Professor of Finance at IMD. His major research and consulting interests are in value creation, valuation, and the way in which corporations structure liabilities and choose financing options. Additionally, he is interested in the relation between finance and leadership, and in the leadership role of the finance function.

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Recent publications
Article by By Professor Knut Haanaes with Natalia Olynec

The message from COP26 rang loud and clear for global corporations: align your business strategy to sustainability targets and reap monetary rewards. Drag your feet and you’ll lose out.

Article by Salvatore Cantale and Fiorenzo Manganiello

Cryptocurrencies, the environmental bogeyman, could be a force of good, provided the industry can move to more energy-efficient mining methods and greener power sources. 

Article by Knut Haanaes and James E. Henderson

Are you creating a business that will stand the test of time? There are three factors which can influence your success.

Webinar by Salvatore Cantale

Investors are deploying their financial resources to find the first “gigacorn” — a startup that can cut one gigaton (that is, one billion tons) of carbon from the atmosphere every year, while being commercially viable.


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