Tag: social responsibility

Can Twitter be “Nice”?

Cesspool. Hellscape. Party. Those are a few of the terms people use to describe Twitter. I prefer the last one, by Amy-Willard Cross, an entrepreneur and a former journalist (@amy2pt0), at a book launch party I organized (yes, it was online). Let’s leave aside the topic of the Twitter-Musk tussle, now playing out in court […]

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Collective Action is Key to a Sustainable Future

While many organizations have already made concrete sustainability commitments, it’s increasingly clear that more needs to be done to expand positive impact and contribute to meaningful change. The events of the past two years have served to emphasize the effect we’re all having on the planet and our responsibility to it, resulting in a growing […]

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Business May Be Our Only Hope For Climate

These are not ordinary times for business. Nor are they ordinary for the world. This is a crisis time. We face challenges that, if not addressed, could doom us. Businesses must thus behave differently going forward. As a 35-year business journalist, I doubt if I could or would ever have written such words in the […]

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What Is Impact Investing?

Many foundations that are established to solve society’s most pernicious problems have investments as their lifeblood. Their assets need to be invested in profitable businesses in order to sustain operations and grow. So, what happens when a foundation’s mission is directly contradicted by its own investments? What if the problems a foundation was created to […]

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What Is Impact Investing?

Many foundations that are established to solve society’s most pernicious problems have investments as their lifeblood. Their assets need to be invested in profitable businesses in order to sustain operations and grow. So, what happens when a foundation’s mission is directly contradicted by its own investments? What if the problems a foundation was created to […]

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