“Big box (retail / apparel) stores might put solar panels on their stores… but they have totally destroyed the apparel market, and the apparel industry. Because what have they done? They have built a model on cheap unsustainable transportation and cheap labor… They aren’t going to greatly raise their prices or greatly reduce their margins…so […]
Tag: corporate social responsibility
Sustainable Businesses; “Real Value” Documentary: Economics & Social Entrepreneurship
As you may have read (or if you haven’t, start with this post) I’m interested in “CSR” (corporate social responsibility), “B-corps” (businesses incorporated legally to have the “3 P’s” as their bottom line: people, planet AND profit) both professionally, in working with HR and other professionals leading their companies to embrace these values & business […]
Bcorps & CSR: Business is a Powerful Force for Positive Social Change
“Business is a powerful force for positive social change. One of the ways to think about that is that we’ve seen business be a force for negative social change many times, and we’ve gotten to the place where we’re not surprised by that anymore. A Bangladeshi factory collapses and 1000 people die, and it’s […]
Love Your Work, Love Your Company, Love Your Life!
So I’m home on Friday night, finally getting this blog post written, a week later than I like to. Some might say “Ugh, you’re working at 8:15pm on a Friday night?? What kind of life is THAT??” To which I would say – “A life I love! A life I chose! A life that […]