Youth at Work: Distrust of the Corporate World and Political Demands

The young generations have a negative view of the corporate world. This is one of the conclusions of our study entitled EYES 2021 (Emergy Youth Early Signs), which analysed the tweets posted between July 2020 and June 2021 by 18- to 24-year-olds from five countries: Brazil, China, France, South Africa, and the United States. We […]

EYES REPORT : Thoughts of International Youths

Introduction The EYES or Emergy Youth Early Signs report sets out to capture the early stages of opinions and thoughts forming in international youths on five social issues initially prioritized by young people themselves : traditional media and the press, social media, security, new technologies and the world of work. Taking a global comparative approach, […]

Being or Becoming an Entrepreneur

Can people be trained to become entrepreneurs? Widely debated in the literature on Entrepreneurship Education and Training (EET), the question remains unanswered. It is assumed that entrepreneurship education fosters a sense of confidence or belief in people’s capacity to reach entrepreneurial success. This is what academics call “self-efficacy”, and it is a key driver to […]

Democracy Operates through Businesses too

The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) argues that businesses should benefit their communities and operate in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.