False trade-offs and quick fixes may be appealing during times of fear and uncertainty – but we need to allow for and even embrace the messy reality of multiple approaches if we're to solve today's biggest problems.
The Greensill scandal and the European Super League demonstrate what goes wrong when companies chase profit above all – and that fans will take their custom elsewhere. The B Lab UK co-founder on why the time is ripe to repurpose business.
James Perry is revolting against shareholder capitalism. It’s killing us and it’s time to change, he says. A proposal to introduce a new type of company in England – the benefit company – could be the first step towards a world with less inequality, a halt to climate change and fewer people fleeing disaster.
With increasingly strident calls to justify their existence, social investment intermediaries and charity infrastructure bodies could learn a thing or two from the Early Action Taskforce about how to demonstrate value and champion culture change.