The true test of leadership comes during times of crisis. And it is the time for leaders to emerge and shine at the middle, the team and even more junior levels within organizations.
Chosen as PRME’s first Twitter Voice for end-August, Prof. Tanusree Jain of Trinity Business School and the Council on Business & Society: A look back at a “week that was” on responsible leadership and education.
Aïda El Kohen, MiM student at ESSEC Business School with the challenges of greenwashing: How marketing, technology and consumer pressure are ways towards truly greener behaviour and shared benefit
July 2020: A thank you to the readers of the Council on Business & Society CoBS Insights
Dinka Sabalic, IE Business School runner-up in the CoBS 2020 CSR article competition, explores the rise in stakeholder pressure for extractables to adopt cleaner operations – not only to benefit people and planet, but also profit.
Extractive companies may be far from perfect, but nothing is impossible if the industry lets go of its conventional way of thinking and sets the pace for change with consumers leading the way. Doing good while doing bad? A near impossibility? Megha Sureshkar of ESSEC Business School Asia-Pacific explores.
The Environmental and Social Sustainability of Social Enterprise
Fatima Alam, Warwick Business School, analyses the impact, lessons and opportunities that the Covid crisis presents for people and the globalised economy.
Carlo Alberto Calchera of ESSEC Business School explores the shadows of greenwashing and brings light to the powerful argument for corporate responsibility.
In a pure market economy, there is no explicit obligation to uphold social and ethical responsibility. Fans pay big money for their enjoyment; clubs and athletes put on a spectacle. This is theoretically a fair deal for both producers and consumers. Nevertheless, there are still incentives for the sports industry to respect and conduct CSR, whether the motivation comes from staying true to its aforementioned team spirit, or from simply expecting a greater future cash flow.