Filtered Resources: Sustainability
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How To | People & Culture | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability
How Serious Are You About “Shareholder Value Is Not Everything”?
September 16, 2019
Ask these 26 questions to see how serious you or your CEO really are about shifting from shareholder value to stakeholder value and purpose.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Funding | Startup | Sustainability
Forget Unicorns. We Need More ‘Zebra’ Startups.
September 3, 2019
Unicorns, growing on an accelerated timeline, must spend significant sums while simultaneously racking up substantial losses in the first few years of operation — feeding their need to continuously raise very large amounts of money, based mainly on equity. Is there another way to grow companies, with different funding schemes and without the continuous desperation to raise enormous amounts of equity?
Economy | International | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability | Videos
Mariana Mazzucato: Government – investor, risk-taker, innovator
August 16, 2019
Why doesn’t the government just get out of the way and let the private sector (the “real revolutionaries”) innovate? It’s rhetoric you hear everywhere, and Mariana Mazzucato wants to dispel it. In an energetic talk, she shows how the state — which many see as a slow, hunkering behemoth — is really one of our most exciting risk-takers and market-shapers.
Networks | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability
United Nations University: Sustainable Development Explorer
August 13, 2019
Explore the interconnections between the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Articles | Economy | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability
Sustainable business is good business
August 11, 2019
Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director at United Nations Global Compact, writes: “The truth is that sustainable business is good business. Report after report provides irrefutable evidence that companies delivering total value for people, planet and profit significantly outperform their competitors and deliver higher margins.”