With the ink barely dry on the world’s first universal climate agreement adopted in Paris in December, many wonder what business will do to advance a stronger, cleaner global economy.

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Published April 28, 2017

Progressing Past the CSR Plateau

Corporate social responsibility is stuck. When it emerged on the scene 20 years ago, businesses and other stakeholders had high expectations for what a focus on CSR could deliver. But the reality is that neither business nor society are on track to enable nine billion people to live well within the boundaries of the planet by 2050 – let alone 2030.

Published March 10, 2017

Sea Change Ahead: Upgrade Your Sustainability Vision Story

If your sustainability strategy is three or more years old, time to chart a new course with a refreshed, ambitious Sustainability Vision.

Published February 10, 2017

Governance and Sustainability: The New Normal

Boards are the last great sustainability frontier. They set the sustainability tone at the top, which then cascades throughout the company.

Published February 2, 2017

Embracing profit and purpose as the new way to do business

Employees want more from their employer than a paycheque. They crave a sense of pride and fulfillment and want to work for a company whose values match their own.

Published January 20, 2017

The Circular Economy in Action: HP leading the way

Getting started going circular. Where can we turn for inspiration? HP is certainly one innovation leader to watch.

2016-03-28

Ikea, Interface and business as a force for good

With the ink barely dry on the world’s first universal climate agreement adopted in Paris in December, many wonder what business will do to advance a stronger, cleaner global economy.
2016-03-02

The Bold Approach Of Transformational Companies

At age 27, I was the youngest director elected to Vancity Credit Union, the largest community-based credit union in the world. It was the late 1980s. I ran a seniors' agency, was chair of a provincial social planning group and had been a recent board member of the local United Way. In two and a half words, I was a "social do-gooder."
2015-12-04

How the circular economy could end take-make-waste businesses

Under the mainstream radar, businesses are innovating a new industrial paradigm: the closed loop (PDF) company.
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