Fortune Magazine recently released a new “Change the World” list of businesses that are considered to be driving positive change in the world. There is a growing global momentum around the role of business in society, and whether the traditional capitalist approach of profit-maximisation is contributing to, rather than helping to solve, many of our social and environmental challenges. [Read more…]
The other day I came across an interview on the CEO Forum website with Professor Raj Sisodia, the author of Firms of Endearment and co-author of Conscious Capitalism, and thought I’d share with you an excerpt of some of his answers. [Read more…]
Last week, the online craft marketplace Etsy made its debut on the NASDAQ stock exchange. What makes Etsy different among other publicly listed companies is that it is a certified B Corporation, and is committed to balancing profit with its commitment to social and environmental responsibility.
At the close of its first day of trading, Etsy shares climbed to $US30 [Read more…]
Late last year, Natura, one of the leading cosmetics companies in Brazil, became a certified B Corporation and, in doing so, also became the world’s largest B Corporation. [Read more…]