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Top Five Errors of Responsible Entrepreneurs and the Acumen Needed to Avoid Them – Part 5

January 10th, 2013 · No Comments

Yesterday we looked at the fourth of five errors made by Responsible Entrepreneurs: distancing yourself from customers by relying on market research. Error Five: Borrowing and Tacking the Ethical and Sustainability Practices of Other Businesses Onto Yours Why is this an error? When your business borrows plans and practices from other businesses, you can have no idea whether […]

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The Responsible Coach, Trainer, Consultant

July 16th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Every coach, trainer, and consultant believes they can and do help build The Responsible Business. But do they really? Do they foster responsible behavior as part of their expertise and code of practice? Are they promoting practices that develop responsibility at all levels of business and society? What yardsticks do they use to assess their […]

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Innovation for Growth AND Reduction of Consumerism

August 13th, 2011 · No Comments

 Cindy Esposito, COO and Co-Founder of 3BL Media, posed a great question at Justmeans group on LinkedIn. Can Innovation Lead Us to Growth (and Happiness) Without Consumption? My response: Actually, we need to redefine growth. There are three forms in living systems. The first is expansion, growth that cannot continue throughout a whole life without dire […]

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Chris MacDonald on Seth Godin and No Such Thing As Business Ethics

July 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Seth Godin and Chris MacDonald engage on business versus personal responsibility. I jump in.

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Sustainablity: Moving from “Less Harm” to “Deep Good”

June 20th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Lately there’s a lot of conversation among business people about “doing good” in the world, rather than settling for doing “less bad.” Two weeks ago, at Sustainable Brands 2011 in Monterey, California, the conversation became a little louder and more intense—partly because Jeffrey Hollender was present. He has been using this language for the last few […]

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Making Sustainability Everyone’s Job— A Review of The Green to Gold Business Playbook

May 30th, 2011 · No Comments

I have a young protégé who was a sustainability director at Campbell’s Soup for a few years before she headed to Africa for volunteer work.  She’s a scientist with a doctoral degree in water ecology and engineering. Often, as she walks through factories and offices, she can see what would save energy and reduce waste. […]

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McDonald’s & Customers’ Lives: The Responsible Business’s Performance Indices

May 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Health professionals and organizations have signed a letter to McDonald’s Corp, asking the maker of Happy Meals to stop marketing junk food to kids and to retire Ronald McDonald. McDonald’s has a responsibility for the health of children and that they expect the company to change many of its practices.

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Review of The Responsible Business: by CSRwire’s Elaine Cohen

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments

A book review of The Responsible Business by Elaine Cohen for CSRwire.

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What Is a Great Business? What is a Responsible Business?

April 10th, 2011 · No Comments

What is the difference between a Responsible Business and a Great Business

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What Is Your Next Role as a CSR Professional? Build a Quintessential Top Line

March 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Is Corporate Responsibility too narrowly focused to accomplish its ends. Will the role of CSR professionals have to shift to really achieve those aims?

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