Responsible management - Sustainable technology - Shared prosperity

Enterprise for Society (E4S) is a joint venture of the University of Lausanne through HEC Lausanne, IMD and EPFL, under the stewardship of its College of Management of Technology, with the mission of spearheading the transition towards a more resilient, sustainable and inclusive economy. E4S is dedicated to train the next generation of leaders, inspire economic and social transformation and activate change by strengthening start-ups and boosting innovation.

Coronavirus crisis is exacerbating inequality in Switzerland

A recent study published by the KOF (Swiss Economic Institute), and co-financed by E4S and the Federal Office of Public Health shows that inequalities have increased with the Covid-19 health crisis. The economic impact of the COVID-​19 pandemic…...

Distant learning increases student inequality

A study just published in the Journal of the European Economic Association analyses the impact of online live streaming of lectures in a public Swiss university before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The results show that students prefer to…...

The elea Way – A learning journey towards sustainable impact

IMD’s Professor and E4S member Vanina Farber and Dr. Peter Wuffli, founder of the elea foundation, offer practical advice in their new book on how inclusive capitalism can address absolute poverty. Impact investing has become mainstream. The desire…...

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