Today Vancity is a thriving social purpose, mission driven business, with over $18 billion in assets fuelled by customers attracted to their community agenda.
To build its social license to grow, the transformational company future-proofs its operations and supply chains by tackling social problems through its core business model.
Increasingly, a growing number of organizations put a lot of effort into designing and adopting sustainability strategies only to find themselves struggling with implementation and buy-in after the honeymoon period.
Unilever is building its social leadership story into all stakeholder touch-points and aligning its social brand across all of its assets and relationships.
An interconnected set of leadership competencies will be in high demand from the next generation of sustainability leaders.
A “water crise” is identified in the recently released World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Risks Report as one of the most likely and most impactful risks over the next decade.
Recently the European Commission adopted a groundbreaking CSR directive (effective 2017) requiring companies to disclose information on policies, risks and outcomes related to environmental and social matters. This is a bold and sensible move by the EU and should be applauded. Now...what will Canada do?