Public Value ($) - 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.

Read Article By Jill Perry-Smith
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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.

Read Article By Mita Mallick
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Arthur D. Little - Jul 1, 2021

Corporate sustainability

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.

Read Article By Stefano Milanese, Stefano Decadri, Carlo Stella, Martijn Eikelenboom, Trung Ghi, Florent Nansé, Juan González

Stanford Social Innovation Review ($) -

Equitable Implementation at Work

Equity must be integrated into implementation research and practice. Here are 10 recommendations for putting equitable implementation into action.

Read Article By Allison Metz, Beadsie Woo & Audrey Loper
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Valued and Disvalued Effects of Organizations


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.

Read Article By Rosalind M. Chow, L. Taylor Phillips, Brian S. Lowery, and Miguel M. Unzueta
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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.

Read Article By Gabrielle Novacek, Jean Lee, and Matt Krentz

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?

Read Article By Adele Peters
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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.

Read Article By Pauline Blum, Stefan Helmcke, Ruth Heuss, Thomas Hundertmark, Sebastien Marlier, Dickon Pinner, and Ken Somers

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?

Read Article By David Young and Marine Gerard

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.

Read Article By Judy Samuelson

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.

Read Article By Anita M. McGahan, Marcel L. A. M. Bogers, Henry Chesbrough, and Marcus Holgersson

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!

Go To Post By George Veth
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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

Read Article By Maitane Sardon

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.

Read Article By Peter Gassmann and Colm Kelly

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.

Read Article By Victor Chan

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.

Read Article By Jamie Smith

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.

Read Article By Julie Linn Teigland and Andrew Hobbs ($) - 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.

Read Article By Robert S. Kaplan and David McMillan
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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.

Read Article By Mark Purdy and Max Klymenko
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