HBR.org ($) - Aug 30, 2021
You’ve Built a Racially Diverse Team. But Have You Built an Inclusive Culture?
It’s one thing to have a racially diverse team. It’s another to unleash that team’s potential to do great things in your organization. And yet there is very little guidance on how, exactly, to do the latter.
Fast Company ($) - Aug 11, 2021
These 4 phrases are sabotaging your DEI efforts
You may have the best intentions, but these words are doing more harm than good to your DEI efforts.
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?
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 ($) - Feb 8, 2021
ESG Metrics Help CFOs Attract New Investors, Reduce Costs
More finance chiefs talk about sustainability on earnings calls, provide disclosures
PWC - Jan 26, 2021
How ESG will drive the next wave of transformation
We believe these crosscurrents are coming together to propel the next wave of corporate transformation: the ESG transformation. Like digital, ESG has the potential to revamp how successful organisations plan, implement and operate.
E&Y - Jan 29, 2021
Why there is an urgent need for global sustainability standards
New initiatives from the World Economic Forum and IFRS Foundation support the case for globally accepted sustainability reporting standards.
E&Y - Jan 29, 2021
What investors view as top strategic drivers and threats
The quality and execution of a multi-faceted strategy will drive success as climate risk and business model disruption accelerate.
E&Y - Feb 2, 2021
Will there be a ‘next’ if corporate governance is focused on the ‘now’?
A new survey of European business leaders shows sustainable corporate governance as key to long-term value over short-term pressures.
HBR.org ($) - Feb 3, 2021
Reimagining the Balanced Scorecard for the ESG Era
Companies are increasingly aware that their customers and society in general expect businesess to adopt and work towards social and environmental objectives as well as the traditional financial ones. This involves not only re-evaluating firms’ models but re-imagining new, more inclusive ecosystems from a multi-stakeholder point of view. In this article, the authors propose an update to the Balanced Scorecard, one of the most successful management tools of all time, so that it can better help align stakeholders coming from very different places around each other’s goals as well as their own.
MIT Sloan Management Review - Jan 11, 2021
How Machine Discovery Can Accelerate Solutions to Society’s Big Problems
Machine learning can accelerate breakthrough advances in fields as diverse as energy, medicine, and urban planning.
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