If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving?

Ethical Markets Editor , Hazel Henderson , serves on the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Advisory Board for Latin America If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving? By William Brent GreenBiz.com/blog, September 20, 2013 About two thirds of chief executives – 67 percent – believe that business is …

WorldBlu’s BIG News – Become a Certified Freedom-Centered Leader!

It’s been 16 years since I founded WorldBlu, and along the way we’ve launched some major game-changing initiatives such as The WorldBlu Scorecard, the world’s first quantitative tool that measures the level of organizational democracy within a company, and the WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces, the word’s first certification for freedom-centered …

GMI RATINGS: Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks

June 6, 2013 Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks  (MotleyFool, 6/5/13) “Entrenched boards can lead to company-stunting problems. CEOs are overcompensated, risk is poorly addressed or managed, new consumer trends are missed, stagnant bureaucracies petrify, and terrible disasters like the financial crisis happen. The beauty of a system with checks and …

Citizens Disunited by Robert A. G. Monks

Citizens Disunited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream “More invaluable advice from Robert A.G. Monks, ‘Mr. Corporate Responsibility’ on both sides of the Atlantic for decades. Monks analyzes the new breed of dysfunctional ‘drone corporations’ whose shares are so widely-held as to be out …

Banking because the future Matters: Building a Financial System to Support a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy

Banking because the future Matters: Building a Financial System to Support a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy (Rio Centro; 17 June; 11.30 – 13:00, P3-6) The sad truth is that unless we see a fundamental shift in the way that our financial systems are organised, many of the conversations at …

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation After ‘Year of the Protester’, Business Leaders Embrace Positive Alternative Submitted by: B Lab/B Corporation   SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ – Today, Patagonia became the first company in California to elect benefit corporation status. Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard led the largest group …

Economics based on Beauty and Community: Putting Aesthetics back into the Economy

by Gregory Wendt, CFP Right before I boarded a plane after a green business conference last year, I noticed a Body Shop store in the terminal next to the gate. The Body Shop was founded by the late Anita Roddick who was a very influential and inspiring thought leader who …

Accenture launch UNGC-Accenture Industry CEO Study

Accenture invite you to the launch of the UNGC-Accenture Industry CEO Study, the world’s largest industry-specific study on CEOs and Sustainability to date on 25th May. The reports include overall industry insights and deep dives into 7 sectors including Consumer Goods, Communications, Banking, Utilities, Energy, Automotive, Infrastructure and Transportation Services …