As a society, we are facing real problems in need of real solutions, many of which can only be achieved with the involvement of the private sector.
I am an optimist today because I have seen how sound process, working in collaboration and innovating together will lead us down a path where we can thrive together.
Cracking the code that will connect investors and corporate sustainability continues to elude us.
If we made CSR/sustainability leaders into a form of ombudsperson, they could become the intermediaries for discussions between the firm and external interests on social and environmental lines.
How do we provide a platform for sustainability-driven collaboration in which participants are able to embrace complexity, and reframe ‘wicked problems’ as ‘wicked opportunities’?
When looking at the landscape of climate change in the literal sense, we are faced with the advent of severe weather cycles, destructive storms like Hurricane Sandy and rising sea levels threatening to consume vast areas. City and state planners have their work cut out and are using technology to discover future crisis scenarios and their solutions.
Great Example of Canadian-Led Collaboration: Towards a Gold-standard Benchmark for Sustainable Business
On September 11th in Toronto, an inspiring group of individuals representing a who´s who of organizations working to help business achieve breakthrough sustainability performance came together to create such an experience.
Vision is essential but on its own it's next to useless, unless there is also the cohesion and collaboration to deliver it.