Image Source: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/elonmusk Elon Musk is changing the face of business. His Tesla line of electric vehicles is pushing the automobile industry toward driverless vehicles. Add the fun-factor of adding an ‘insane mode’ by software update, delivering almost 30% more power and better handling, and it looks like Tesla is leading disruptive innovation. By making […]
The first in the series Trust in Business, this part looks at definitions and inputs into the creation of trust.
Many of you will already know a lot about materiality in a sustainability context. I thought some of you might like a quick video introduction to materiality, either as a simple summary for your own use or as a resource for anyone who might be interested.
This is one of those posts that updates an earlier stream of thought, in this case on corporate payment of tax. There have been some interesting developments since my top tips on tax were published.
Another quick video this week. Good 2 minute video from the folk at B Corporation, which is different to Richard Branson’s B Team (video also embedded below. I’d be keen to hear your thoughts – which one is better? The B Team Story from The B Team on Vimeo.
Dragon Rouge’s vision of our future, ‘Family of the Future 2030’, is interesting and challenging. It probably raises many more questions than it answers, but it is certainly an interesting vision of how our lives might look in 2030. It also paints many opportunities for business in what will otherwise be constrained and difficult conditions. […]
Is Bangladesh on the Mend? It’s hard to tell, but the recent fire in a Bangladesh factory, raises questions about what has changed since the factory collapse that killed over 1,000 workers in April this year. The establishment of the Bangladesh Accord, a group of mostly non-Bangladesh (and mostly European-based) companies seeking to improve worker […]
Most CSR Budgets are wasted. That’s right, I make my living from CSR, and I think that organisations are pouring money down the drain when it comes to CSR.
If you want to avoid petitions against your company (like this one against Amazon) and consumer boycotts like that experienced against Starbucks (on Facebook) then have a look at these top tips on tax avoidance. “Scrutiny is increasing, demands for transparency are rising and companies that don’t have a clear position will lose this debate” […]