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July 30, 2019

The Dennis M Jones Family Foundation and the Institute for Private Investors are delighted to announce the third year of the Jones Prize in Philanthropy.

The Dennis M Jones Family Foundation and the Institute for Private Investors are delighted to announce the third year of the Jones Prize in Philanthropy.

This year the Jones Prize is a $30,000 grant and two runner-up grants of $10,000. The grants will be gifted to charities that have been aided by the efforts of an individual who has demonstrated exceptional work in philanthropy. The awards will be given at the institute’s Fall Forum in New York City on 24 September.

July 4, 2019

Europe’s leading business families were hailed for their sustainability and stewardship by their peers at the glittering European Families in Business Awards 2019 this week.

Europe’s leading business families were hailed for their sustainability and stewardship by their peers at the glittering European Families in Business Awards 2019 this week.

Henkel, the €19.9 billion ($22.4 billion) German chemical and consumer goods giant, won the highly prized honour—Top Sustainable Family Business of the Year—at the exclusive and private gala dinner and awards presentation at the Four Seasons Hotel, Milan on Tuesday.

October 20, 2017

Weinstein scandal could claim family business; Philanthropic Bacardi gives $3 million for disaster relief; Pentland Group awarded for excellence by EY

Weinstein scandal could claim family business

The sexual harassment scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein may engulf the film studio he co-founded despite resigning from the board.

September 24, 2014

H&M has become the second family business to take out an award for social responsibility in business, after Axel Johnson Group took out the inaugural award last year.

H&M has become the second family business to take out an award for social responsibility in business, after Axel Johnson Group took out the inaugural award last year.

Karl-Johan Persson, the third-gen chief executive at Swedish fashion company H&M, was this week presented the Pontus Schultz award by Princess Victoria of Sweden.

The jury said that Persson won the award for improving wages and working conditions in the textile factories in a number of developing countries.

June 16, 2010

Last week was award season for family businesses in the UK and of the four main winners, it was interesting to note that three came from the alcoholic beverage sector, writes Katie Barker.

Last week was award season for family businesses in the UK and of the four main winners, it was interesting to note that three came from the alcoholic beverage sector, writes Katie Barker.

June 14, 2010

Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd, Fullers, Smith and Turner PLC and Robert Wiseman Dairies were winners of the Family Business Honours programme last week, held by JP Morgan private bank and the Institute for Family Business.

Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd, Fullers, Smith and Turner PLC and Robert Wiseman Dairies were winners of the Family Business Honours programme last week, held by JP Morgan private bank and the Institute for Family Business.
 
The winners were chosen for their business success, commitment to social responsibility and strong family governance, along with their positive records of staff retention and work in innovation.
 

March 5, 2010

Jim Perdue, the third-generation chairman of US poultry company Perdue Inc, has highlighted how family business values have enabled his business to become such a consistent success.

Jim Perdue, the third-generation chairman of US poultry company Perdue Inc, has highlighted how family business values have enabled his business to become such a consistent success.

October 22, 2008

The 13th annual IMD-Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Distinguished Family Business Award has been won by Roca Corporación Empresarial in recognition of its success in blending family and business interests and their exemplary responsibility to their employees and society.

The 13th annual IMD-Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Distinguished Family Business Award has been won by Roca Corporación Empresarial in recognition of its success in blending family and business interests and their exemplary responsibility to their employees and society.

Founded by siblings Matías, Matí, Josep and Ángela Roca in 1917, the Group is a world leader in the production and distribution of bathroom products. Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, today it has over 22,000 employees worldwide and revenues of about $2.6 billion.

January 1, 2003

Samuel C Johnson Family Enterprises were the recipients of the 2002 IMD Distinguished Family Business Award. Over the past decade, the company and the family behind it have seen phenomenal growth – in both the business and the family dimensions

Joachim Schwass is Professor of Family Business, IMD and Director, the IMD – Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie Family Business Center.

Samuel C Johnson Family Enterprises were the recipients of the 2002 IMD Distinguished Family Business Award. Over the past decade, the company and the family behind it have seen phenomenal growth – in both the business and the family dimensions

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