Too many companies lack a clear purpose. Here’s why they must change.
Leading organizations, companies and boards are coming to realize that to be truly successful, they must articulate and maintain their purpose in playing a role in the social good. They see that [...]
Most boards operate on a 50-year-old definition of corporate governance in which the singular purpose of the firm is profit generation for shareholders. But that is changing, and this article [...]
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Here we are in 2020 – the year optometrists have been waiting for forever!
We’ve made leaps in progress in sustainability governance; I predict this will be a watershed year.
Boards are the last great sustainability frontier. They set the sustainability tone at the top, which then cascades throughout the company.
It was the mid-‘90s. The Board of Directors at Vancity – a large regional financial institution based in Vancouver, Canada – was struggling to get management’s attention on its social purpose agenda.