Dawood Hercules: Democratize access to information to foster a learning culture
The pandemic brought social distancing requirements in the workplace and forced organization to rethink the way they attend and approach global events.
Dawood Hercules took part in the Davos Agenda, Global Technology Governance Summit and the Jobs Reset Summit in 2021 and created knowledge-sharing opportunities for hundreds of their employees around these events.
All the public sessions were live screened at the company's campus of the Karachi School of Business and Leadership, with a moderator, a note taker, a conversation starter and a room full of enthusiasts eager to learn. Questions were posed to the Forum's panelists in real time using the chat function and questions were answered by world leaders on the panel. After each session, attendees would have a roundtable discussion and virtual discussion channels were created on different topics where participants could share knowledge and ideas.
Some fantastic working groups on passion projects continue to emanate from these discussions. In an attempt to achieving zero-plastic waste by catalyzing a circular economy for plastics in Pakistan, a working group emerged post the discussions. Planet lovers created a human wave for the ‘Life is H2o’ project partnering with ‘The Change Leaders’, alumni of University of Oxford Said Business School to symbolize the idea of being more mindful about consuming water.
Dawood Hercules CEO Inam ur Rahman shared more details about the company’s experiences and learnings. Read more in his LinkedIn blog