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CEOs of some the world’s largest corporations have finally figured out that it’s time for a shift from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. No longer is merely making money a sufficient corporate purpose; rather, businesses must “share a fundamental commitment to all of their stakeholders,” including customers, workers, suppliers and the broader communities within which they operate.Continue reading “Building businesses for good from the ground up!”
Today, it’s well understood that without a healthy, sustainable society, we won’t have a world in which to do business. Tomorrow, we hope more companies choose to be heroes. And it starts with purpose. So grab your cape … With the political world in tumult, businesses are poised to fill void that governments and theContinue reading “Can Business Be The Hero The World Needs?”
The public have spoken … businesses across the UK need to take responsibility for the planet, our people as well as profit. It’s time to Act
It’s time to Bthe Business the world needs A national poll undertaken by BLab in July 21, 2020, revealed Seventy-two percent of the UK population believe that businesses should have a legal responsibility to the planet and people alongside maximising profits, The poll, conducted by Hanbury Strategy in May 2020, surveyed 2,175 members of theContinue reading “The public have spoken … businesses across the UK need to take responsibility for the planet, our people as well as profit. It’s time to Act”
Many of us have heard of co-ops, but do you actually know what one is? A co-op is a business or organisation that’s owned and controlled by its members, to meet their shared needs. The members can be its customers, employees, residents or suppliers, who have a say in how the co-op is run. Every co-op across theContinue reading “The new generation are looking at fair and equitable trading models, like B-Corps and Cooperatives.”
This month is B Corp month – a chance to recognise and celebrate all the businesses that are going above and beyond to be a force for good in the world by certifying as a B Corp This year we are all about Better Business meaning its about having: bolder targets higher standards real accountabilityContinue reading “A B-Corp is Better Business”
Thanks to Bill Gates there has been a lot of press recently about the effect of technology can have in reducing CO2 emissions. Technology will play a role, but history shows the transition to new technologies has not led to a reduction in emissions. Look at LED lights as an example. This is because theContinue reading “Reducing your carbon footprint”
The B Corp movement is on the rise in the UK. And food and drink brands are key in harnessing the potential of becoming more purpose led. When the B-corp movement was first introduced into the UK in 2015, few people knew what a B Corp was, let alone the purpose of becoming a b-corp.Continue reading “The Brands Choosing the way of the B-Corp”
Purpose is an organisation’s aspirational reason for being, beyond profits alone. It’s why an organisation matters to people. A purpose-driven company stands for and takes action on something bigger than its products and services. Purpose can be an organisational strategy and a roadmap to remain competitive in a fast-changing economy. Over three quarters of leadersContinue reading “Leading a Purpose Driven Business”
Many businesses these days are looking at how to reduce the environmental impact of their products and services, whilst capitalising on the public’s increased awareness of environmental issues. It is really important to understand how to stand out from this growing area of competition by demonstrating that this is an issue of substance and keyContinue reading “Marketing Green!”
Wealth inequality is the worst it has ever been. In 2019 the world’s richest 26 people owned as much as the poorest 50% – so that’s 26 people vs 3.8 billion. The natural world is shrinking at an alarming rate. Since 1970 there has been a 60% decrease in wildlife population. The environment is beingContinue reading “It’s Time To Act!”
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