Studies and Reports

Finance

VC and private equity: Where in the world to invest post-COVID?

Alexander Groh; Heinrich Liechtenstein; Karsten Lieser; Markus Biesinger The United States remains the top spot for investors, according to the 2021 VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index. How do the other 124 countries -- from Albania to Zimbabwe -- stack up, taking COVID into account? Read article
Economics

Banking on resilience: Preparing our financial system to face natural disasters

Patrick Bolton; Harrison Hong; Marci Kacperczyk; Xavier Vives The third report in the IESE-CEPR Future of Banking series provides the latest perspectives on how resilient the financial system is to natural disasters and climate change-related events and what can be done to improve its resiliency. Read article
Entrepreneurship

Corporate venturing with deep-tech start-ups: Lessons learned from Asia

Josemaria Siota; Mª Julia Prats; Vittoria Emanuela Bria In just five years, investment in deep-tech start-ups has quadrupled to reach more than $60 billion in 2020. A new study offers advice to help larger companies team up with deep-tech start-ups, gleaned from cases in East and Southeast Asia. Read article
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Three keys to a meaningful ESG strategy

Philip Muller; Joan Fontrodona Increasingly, leaders need to consider, determine and then communicate how they are incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into their businesses. This guide helps companies move their ESG strategies into practice. Read article
Leadership and People Management

Working remotely two to three days a week, the best option

Mireia Las Heras; Júlia Gifra Only 12% of workers want to work remotely every day. And when working remotely an optimal two to three times a week, employees' productivity and work quality are boosted by almost 20%, according to a new report. Read article

Latest IESE documents

The Venture Capital and Private Equity Country Attractiveness Index 2021 Heinrich Liechtenstein; Alexander Groh; Karsten Lieser; Markus Biesinger
How corporate giants can better collaborate with deep-tech startups Josemaria Siota; Julia Prats; Vittoria Emanuela Bria
Resilience of the financial system to natural disasters Patrick Bolton; Harrison Hong; Marci Kacperczyk; Xavier Vives