The strategic alignment between a corporate social investor and its related company can mean greater social impact. But a close relationship can also jeopardise the ‘impact integrity’ of corporate social investors, as new research by EVPA shows.
The transition to sustainable business models, if done properly, requires letting go of so much that it is actually a form of grief, writes Amina Ahmad. How, then, do we support business leaders through discomfort and loss?
Most corporate employees believe they could help their firm have more positive impact – yet three-quarters say that's unlikely to happen soon. A gloomy outlook? Not necessarily – especially with growing support for intrapreneurs.
Social entrepreneurs are chronically bad salespeople, says Tom Szaky. The TerraCycle founder – and ChangeNOW speaker – on holding back on the purpose-filled elevator pitch, clever use of comedy, and taking a lead from Fox News.
Up to 50,000 firms required to meet stricter reporting standards from 2024, with proposed directive that seeks to fill major data gaps and overcome what finance chief Mairead McGuinness calls “systemic risks” for the economy.
Consumer goods giant says pledge for inclusion and fair wages across global supply chain will make it a “better, stronger business” – while CEO Alan Jope says company “does not believe in shareholder primacy”.
A company culture where employees at every level are encouraged to think differently and make a positive difference has multiple benefits. Changemaker network Ashoka on the attributes that create that culture.