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Businesses in every sector, especially global corporations, have been waking up to the fact that the only way forward is to convert to sustainable practices – mostly because, as the saying goes, there is no “Planet B.” As firms shift their focus from long-term growth to the long-term survival of their businesses and industries, many decision makers…

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Wondering how your country, industry or investments are doing compared to others and how they might be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? Global economist Michael Green has an index for that. Green is CEO of the Social Progress Imperative (SPI), a former senior official in the U.K. Government’s Department for International Development and an expert on quantifying…

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Some organizational leaders, particularly CFOs and COOs, may be surprised to learn that focusing on sustainability can drive long-term growth and yield high returns. But this comes as no surprise to Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Rebecca Henderson whose new book, “Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire” (Public Affairs, April 2020) is continuing to receive high praise around…

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In corporate boardrooms and leading business schools, the question of for whom a publicly traded company is supposed to work has a simple answer: its shareholders. But a single-minded focus on maximizing shareholder value at almost any cost is responsible for much of what is wrong with our current economy, from the wealthy disproportionately benefitting…

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When business leaders commit to solving big problems everyone wins, says Harvard Business School’s Professor Rebecca Henderson. It creates happy employees, more revenue and stable economies. That’s exactly what’s happening now. Businesses are “waking up to the business case for social responsibility” and are starting to exert their powers for positive change; not dumping in…