Round Table Discussion – Energy Futures

By | November 22nd, 2017|Education, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability, Technology|

Energy Futures Round Table - An Innovative Approach to Australian Energy Gap  In early November the Future Business Council collaborated once again with Sustainability Victoria, including a diverse range of stakeholders from industry, business, government and higher education. Representatives from Sustainability Victoria discussed Australia’s Energy Future, focusing primarily on succession planning, excess [...]

Round Table – Circular Economy in a Carbon Constrained World

By | November 22nd, 2017|Education, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability, Technology|

  The Business Case for the Circular Economy in a Carbon Constrained World Gap  Future Business Council in conjunction with Sustainability Victoria brought together business, industry, government and university stakeholders for the second in a series of roundtable discussions. The discussion focused on ‘The business case for the circular economy in a carbon-constrained [...]

How To Make An Impact In World4.0

By | September 13th, 2017|Digital Economy, Education, News|

Future Business Generation Workshop   The World Economic Forum has recognized that we’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (or World 4.0). As we look towards the future, it raises the question — what skills will we need in order to thrive in this brave new world? Well, Future [...]

Youths Need ‘Future-Ready’ Work Skills

By | May 18th, 2017|Digital Economy, Education, News|

Youths Need ‘Future-Ready’ Work Skills Gap  The job market is becoming more globalised, technologically-driven, and adaptable. New lines of work continue to emerge, and many traditional professions are threatened by automation. With this trend in mind, the prospect of having a single occupation for life is becoming increasingly unlikely. According to the [...]

Managing Climate Risk: A Program for Corporate Decision Makers

By | April 18th, 2017|Education, Innovation, Reform, Sustainability|

“The days of viewing climate change within a purely ethical, environmental or long-term frame have passed” (APRA, February 2017) With a changing climate comes new and heightened risks for businesses. Not only can more intense extreme weather lead to physical damage, market disruption and reduced profitability, but regulatory [...]

Monash Business School & Future Business Council announce LEE Scholarship

By | November 8th, 2016|Education, Innovation, News, Sustainability|

New scholarship opportunity for future-focused MBA student   Monash Business School is building on its partnership with the Future Business Councilthrough a new scholarship for Monash MBA students, the LEE Future Business Council Scholarship. Awarded by the School’s Leadership and Executive Education (LEE) team, the scholarship is designed to encourage and support a [...]