As I write this, we are still in the grips of a severe storm. I can’t recall experiencing such winds – strong enough to break concrete power poles! Of course one weather event is not proof of climate change, but the evidence is lining up. The severe winds that have created damage in Northland (from… Continue reading If we want a better world, we need to be heard
The renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs pinpointed the foundations of a prosperous economy in a recent article. He states:  His post celebrated the life of the late Václav Havel, the Czech playright, who spoke out against the communist regime. His determination to speak out against the suppression of human rights by the communist government saw him… Continue reading Moral leadership – the foundation of prosperity
A quiet revolution is underway that is transforming business practice. For years we talked about the supply chain. Companies can do good and enhance profitability by converting their supply chains to value chains. To keep it really simple, I believe the key difference between these chains is that various parts of the supply chain seek… Continue reading Engagement and the value chain
This blog positions stakeholder engagement at the leading edge of sustainability and also, as a core process underpinning a superior business model is transforming older, extractive and exploitative models. However, it is also great to have evidence that stakeholder engagement supports financial sustainability in addition to environmental and social sustainability. Witold Henisz led a major… Continue reading Stakeholder engagement pays!