Politicians are in a tough spot, ideally they would like to try and solve these big problems but at the same time they don’t want to upset their bosses; the billionaires and corporate elites.
Part II: How Billionaire Greed Ruined a Perfectly Good Strategy Called Corporate Sustainability (and Democracy). 3 Possible Pathways Forward
There’s still time to make things better, but we must acknowledge the truth about what is at the core of our climate plundering and wealth concentrating system.
Despite all of the CSR inspired positive inputs that are being added to the capitalist recipe, the end product is becoming more brutal and difficult to swallow.
Mr. Roberts knew that he would take a financial hit but he NEVER should have been put in this position.
Fake Leadership is dangerous when it comes to Corporate Sustainability, Plastic Pollution and Climate Change.
The fight for corporate sustainability is nothing more than a proxy fight for corporate power that has run amok.
If the idea of B Corps was actually swaying large companies, investors and billionaires around the world to behave differently, then perhaps we wouldn’t need regulations. But in large part, this is not the case and to claim otherwise is wishful thinking.
Considering the immensity of the climate challenge that lay before us, these companies could not be more offside.
When confronted with the idea that regulations could move us much more quickly to address our urgent global environmental challenges, the response is often that we, the consumer, need to change our wasteful and polluting behaviour.