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Rooted: The Story of The Forest City Tree Protection Co.

Rooted: The Story of The Forest City Tree Protection Co.

After learning the art of tree care as a college student in the early 20th century, a young WP Lanphear travelled around the northeastern United States working on such prestigious projects as the Vanderbilt...
Top Ten Agribusiness Companies in the World

Top Ten Agribusiness Companies in the World

The exponential growth of the world's population correlates to a stark rise in the demand for food production and an unprecedented opportunity for agribusiness companies. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development...
Inspiring Family Business Quotes from 2018

Inspiring Family Business Quotes from 2018

As 2019 approaches, we reflect on a year of inspiring conversations with business leaders and experts from all over the world. Here are some of our favourite quotes from 2018: "The problem with family business...
FEATURES: PAUL - The Global Bakery

FEATURES: PAUL – The Global Bakery

Instantly recognised by its stylishly minimalist signage: elegant white lettering on a clean black background, bakery Paul boasts over 700 sales points on four continents and is still growing. Behind the brand is a...
PORTRAIT: Nova - Exporting Peruvian Innovation

PORTRAIT: Nova – Exporting Peruvian Innovation

Inspired by his boyhood experiences as an assistant to the local blacksmith, engineer Máximo San Román built a business developing machines for kneading, baking and slicing bread. However, he credits his success to his...
FEATURES: ISKU - 90 Years of Family and Furniture

FEATURES: ISKU – 90 Years of Family and Furniture

The design and manufacture of top-quality office furniture has been the Vikström family’s passion for 90 years.ISKU, the Vikström’s business, has built a reputation for exemplary design and environmentally friendly production practices. Their...
PORTRAIT: ARCO Group and Nigeria's Continuously Evolving Oil and Gas Industry

PORTRAIT: ARCO Group and Nigeria’s Continuously Evolving Oil and Gas Industry

In Nigeria’s booming oil and gas industry, the ARCO Group is atypical in its family-ownership and operation. Multinationals like Shell and ExxonMobil have a formidable presence here, and other domestic producers, Addax Petroleum, for...
SPECIAL FEATURES: Dierks Farms - Innovative Family Cattle Farming

SPECIAL FEATURES: Dierks Farms – Innovative Family Cattle Farming

Blending automation and social media marketing with traditional farming practices, Dierks Farms is a fifth-generation family business that is redefining modern agriculture. After inheriting the family farm in Southern Illinois, Larry and Pam Dierks discovered...
SPECIAL FEATURES: Almost Human - The Challenges of Building Emotionally Intelligent AI

SPECIAL FEATURES: Almost Human – The Challenges of Building Emotionally Intelligent AI

Interview with Dr Danko Nikolic, PhDCDO and Head of AI at savedroid, CEO at RobotsGoMental, Associated with Max Planck Institute for Brain ResearchWill artificial intelligence develop emotional capabilities to a depth where it can...
FIVE STEPS TO SUCCESS Redefining Family Firm Sustainability with Artificial Intelligence

SPECIAL FEATURES: Five Steps to Success

Ann Sophie K. LöhdeAssociate CEO at aiso-lab GmbH, Senior Research Fellow at WIFU Witten Institute for Family Business  Dr Giovanna Campopiano Associate Professor of Family Business at Lancaster University Management School, Director of the LUMS Centre for...