We are at a critical moment in human history; one that asks whether we have enough resources to support the 7 billion people living on the planet today. As business leaders, we have a vested interest in and a large influence on the outcome.
The three “Ps” of sustainability—People, Planet, and Profit (or Prosperity—which engenders more inclusivity)—have become the standard for leading companies for a decade or more. Aaron Hurst has just added a fourth “P:” Purpose.
I always thought of myself one of the lucky ones. Luck, it seemed, was the sole determinant for who made it out of my neighborhood. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, it seemed that violence and poverty were all around me; but still, I got out – one of the lucky ones.
At global healthcare company GSK, they are changing the way in which pharmaceutical companies do business and leading a business model that is driven by purpose.
Last week, the U.S. Chamber Foundation hosted their 17th annual Citizens Awards. All 24 business finalists joined their peers and nonprofit partners to celebrate the outstanding work they do in communities around the world.
The Best Corporate Steward – Large Business Corporate Citizenship Award recognizes businesses that encompass overall values, operational practices, and stakeholder strategies that exemplify shared value.
The Best Corporate Steward – Small & Middle Market Corporate Citizenship Award recognizes businesses that encompass overall values, operational practices, and stakeholder strategies that exemplify shared value.
As the American workplace evolves, it is becoming increasingly clear that employees are expecting employers not only to offer financial benefits that help them achieve their personal goals, but also to demonstrate a commitment to social responsibility.