Welcome to ReThink: the podcast offered to you by The Private Investment Group, that brings together bright minds, thought-leadership insight, and inspiring sustainable development actions. With each guest, we want to inspire action and provoke talks that matter.
Episode 3 of the podcast, Join the Good Movement" is dedicated to topics such as doing good, transition to sustainable business, ethics of business, CSR ecosystem in the region, types of CSR activities & measuring the impact, systemic changes, and implications of a real change in society.
About the guest: Mark Cirera is the Founder & CEO of Companies for Good, a social enterprise designed to help businesses change for good. Marc is a business ethics and CSR specialist with a clear vision: a world where companies operate in a more sustainable and responsible way.
BIOGRAPHY: A born entrepreneur, Marc was introduced into the business world at a very early age. At 19, Marc set up his first business in hospitality while studying Economy & Business Administration in Barcelona.
Marc ran the business for four years, then sold it and used the profits to pursue his Master’s in Business Ethics in Sydney. After graduation, Marc moved to London where he worked at a communications consultancy, Radley Yeldar, as an Employee Engagement & Sustainability consultant for 5 years.
He helped multinational companies, such as Rolls-Royce, ABB, Nivea, and Cargill, become stronger by putting ethics, values, and CSR at the heart of their organisations.
Marc landed in Dubai in 2015 and joined the sustainability team of the luxury retail giant Chalhoub Group. In parallel to the full-time job he developed and launched Companies for Good (in May 2017) and has been fully dedicated to the social impact start-up since November 2018.