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Safety Culture Needed to Tackle Climate Change

To get people to take climate change seriously, adopt the rituals of worker safety campaigns.
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Carbon Pricing: Not Such a Clean Option

Carbon pricing has been hailed as the best way to bring down emissions and drive investment in cleaner technologies. New research suggests it could do just the opposite.
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Why Emerging Multinationals Are Embracing Social Responsibility

Engaging with stakeholders to solve societal issues gives companies a strategic advantage by reducing the likelihood of protest and aggressive regulation.

Leadership & Organisations

Creating Boards for the Future

With the world of business changing so rapidly, boards need greater agility and members from a wider diversity of backgrounds. Less, or unconventionally, experienced executives are a good option.
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Family Business

Entrepreneurship Lessons from a Family Venture Philanthropist

Venture capital, philanthropy and family business are not mutually exclusive concepts. They all reflect the same entrepreneurial values of long-term investment, personal commitment, building teams and thinking outside the box.
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Stakeholder Strategies Make or Break Sustainable Business

JF. Manzoni, C. Smith, H. Falcão

In an effort to meet sustainability challenges companies are striving to live up to stakeholder expectations.

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Sustainability Begins With Self-Awareness

Leaders’ “illusion of objectivity” is hindering necessary cultural change in the business world.
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Building Investor-Proof Sustainability Strategies

Jan Van der Kaaij

Investors are increasingly looking for companies that report transparently on sustainability opportunities. But organisations remain stuck in reporting activities, failing to capture potential value from environmental, social and governance issues.

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“Doing Good” Is a Source of Growth

Firms must develop a higher social purpose to achieve growth and longevity.
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Are Wage Inequalities Fair?

K. Wertenbroch, D. Frank, W. Maddux

Pay-for-performance or collective bargaining: The pay system we prefer says as much about the way we view the world as the economic conditions in which we find ourselves.

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VW: What Happened and What Happens Next?

For a company that identifies sustainability as a core value, VW has some explaining to do.

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Volkswagen: Requiem for a Dream?

Crisis management is only the first step for Volkswagen. Whether or not the company bounces back depends on its ability to change its culture.

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Corporate Social Impact Initiatives Make Employees More Loyal

Jasjit Singh

An opportunity to give back to society without having to give up a promising business career turns out to be a major incentive for valuable employees to stay.
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Getting the Big Money into Social Impact

Institutional investors are increasingly interested in putting their money into social impact, but a gap remains between them and the people on the ground.
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Tackling Unethical Banking: How Far Should Regulators Go?

How far should regulators go to weed out ethically challenged individuals in the banking sector?