Entries Tagged as 'Sustainability and Regeneration'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
July 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Seth Godin and Chris MacDonald engage on business versus personal responsibility. I jump in.
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
April 20th, 2011 · No Comments
A book review of The Responsible Business by Elaine Cohen for CSRwire.
April 10th, 2011 · No Comments
What is the difference between a Responsible Business and a Great Business
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?