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    How to demonstrate social value when you’re making a profit

How to demonstrate social value when you’re making a profit

Imagine. You’re the owner of a company that manufactures and sells green energy products. They’re a bit more expensive than the competition, but that’s the cost of ecology. You could rightly be described as a business making a positive impact on society. Your priority is turning a profit – it has to be – but you’re also in it […]

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    To improve corporate social responsibility, involve people with lived experience of social issues

To improve corporate social responsibility, involve people with lived experience of social issues

I have a confession: I help corporations to solve social problems that I’ve never actually experienced. I’ve never been without a home, never been in poverty and never experienced hunger. And, during my almost twenty years spent in boardrooms with people who want their companies to make a bigger difference in the world, there hasn’t been a single time […]