Arthur D. Little - Jul 1, 2021
Sustainability has now risen to the top of the business agenda, with a combination of technology, financial backing, and greater government and consumer pressure all making it an imperative for every organization. Our lead article explains how taking a business ecosystem approach is crucial to sustaining our natural ecosystems.
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Equitable Implementation at Work
Equity must be integrated into implementation research and practice. Here are 10 recommendations for putting equitable implementation into action.
Valued and Disvalued Effects of Organizations
Public Value theory can be used to see the effects of your organization on its environment, including how it contributes to systems of welfare and justice.
MIT Sloan Management Review ($) - Jun 8, 2021
Fighting Backlash to Racial Equity Efforts
Understanding the real reasons why diversity initiatives provoke opposition can help you lead employees through cultural transformation.
BCG - May 26, 2021
It’s Time to Reimagine Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
A great deal of noble and important work has been done on DEI in recent years, but we have hit a ceiling.
Fast Company ($) - May 24, 2021
We can’t plant our way out of the climate crisis
What if planting more trees isn’t the climate solution we want it to be?
McKinsey & Company - Apr 13, 2021
Net zero or bust: Beating the abatement cost curve for growth
Companies can both decarbonize and boost long-term growth. But it means pushing beyond abatement curves’ focus on cost and instead empowering people—while making a few big, strategic bets.
BCG - Apr 12, 2021
How to Tell If Your Business Model Is Creating Environmental and Societal Benefits
As companies now build back in the recovery, how can they assess which business model changes and innovations will also create the most environmental and societal value for their stakeholders?
Bain & Company - Feb 23, 2021
Belonging, Support, and Trust: Racial Equity at Work
Real progress toward racial equity depends not only on hiring Black employees, but also on making sure they stay and thrive.
Fast Company ($) - Feb 17, 2021
To empower Black employees, corporate leaders need to understand Black families
A marketing executive of color urges executives to get to know their employees where they live.
MIT Sloan Management Review ($) - Feb 18, 2021
The Four Fatal Mistakes Holding Back Circular Business Models
Manufacturing companies must avoid key missteps as they shift to more environmentally sustainable approaches.
Wall Street Journal ($) - Feb 21, 2021
What’s Keeping Black Workers From Moving Up the Corporate Ladder?
Companies have devoted a lot of attention to diversity in hiring and promotions. A new study offers clues as to why the efforts have fallen short—and what can be done to change that.
HBR.org ($) - Feb 11, 2021
Research: How Companies Committed to Diverse Hiring Still Fail
Even if your company is committed to diversity inclusion, you might have hidden biases in your hiring strategies. According to recent research on the hiring practices at several prestigious firms, this can take several forms.
Stanford Social Innovation Review - Feb 9, 2021
When the System Is at Risk, Cocreate to Win
The Six New Rules of Business offers a path forward for business leaders who aim to do good in the world.
CMR Website - Feb 1, 2021
Tackling Societal Challenges with Open Innovation
The ultimate objective of innovation should be to create value – and in this era, the process of innovation should be oriented toward addressing societal-level problems.
adaptable - Feb 25, 2021
The Call for Increased Stakeholder Value
Expectations are growing for corporations to behave like responsible members of a community, rather than like profit-seeking missiles that in their quest for short-term gains ignore all else!
Wall Street Journal ($) - Feb 8, 2021
ESG Metrics Help CFOs Attract New Investors, Reduce Costs
More finance chiefs talk about sustainability on earnings calls, provide disclosures
Forbes ($) - Feb 10, 2021
Multicultural Marketing And Employee Resource Groups—An Alliance That Can Drive Growth
As corporations have become more aware of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) related opportunities, there has also been a surge of interest around Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), as organizations have turned to their employees for information that could help them build more robust employee strategies.
PWC - Jan 26, 2021
How ESG will drive the next wave of transformation
We believe these crosscurrents are coming together to propel the next wave of corporate transformation: the ESG transformation. Like digital, ESG has the potential to revamp how successful organisations plan, implement and operate.
E&Y - Jan 29, 2021
Why there is an urgent need for global sustainability standards
New initiatives from the World Economic Forum and IFRS Foundation support the case for globally accepted sustainability reporting standards.
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