I believe that even if it might take a while longer companies will eventually understand that shared value pays and embrace it one way or another. This is great because the challenge now as Porter explains is for shared value to evolve from an idea into a movement, and to do so you need many more companies on board.
Sustainable Consumption is so Capitalism 1.0 – The Future (Capitalism 2.0) is all about Sustainable Communities
As Paul Polman once said, “Business has a hard time succeeding in societies that fail.” He’s definitely right, but to better society we need the right medicine, and right now it does not seem to be sustainable consumption.
Why is such an innovative company (Nintendo) so slow to use its innovation skills to reduce the use of conflict minerals?
Whose responsibility is it to ensure safe working conditions? The company, the consumer or perhaps – BOTH.
Can consumer be expected to carry the burden of workers conditions alone? It has to be a shared responsibility.
Unilever continues to lead the way forward: Interview with Marc Engel - Chief Procurement Officer
How can the average person distinguish a ‘good’ company from a ‘bad’ one, especially with so much greenwashing going on?
One of the questions we keep asking is if sustainability is so great for companies why we don’t see more investors paying attention to it. After all, socially responsible investing (SRI) still represents only 1...
If someone is already working on the list of climate heroes for 2013, I’d like to add another candidate – Angie Kim. You probably never heard of her, but let me tell you this – a single letter she wrote earlier...