We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest research on Business for Good: Understanding the Motivations for Business to Create Shared Value. Businesses today have to do more than traditional Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) practices if they want to identify new growth areas, stay competitive, attract customers and talents. There has been a global … Continue reading Launch of New Research Report on Business for Good: Understanding the Motivations for Business to Create Shared Value
Editor’s Notes: You may recall that in the 2018 Social Enterprise Summit, there was one overseas speaker who addressed us on the topic of Sustainable Tourism. She was Alexa Poortier, co-founder of ItMustBeNow, a Certified B Corp in Switzerland whose mission is to transform the hospitality industry into a force for good. This is an … Continue reading NOW可持續旅遊指南
Humanity is more important than money — it’s time for capitalism to get an upgrade
What capitalism prioritizes, the world does more of. So how can we change capitalism so that it focuses on what humans really want and need? Entrepreneur Andrew Yang has a surprising proposal.
Nine B Corps Leading in Ethical Fashion
Editor’s Notes: Impakter, an online magazine on business and current affairs, has collaborated with B Lab to publish a series of articles on B Corps in specific fields. Below are nine B corps in ethical fashion. (February 7, 2019) Find Companies Making Style More Sustainable + Socially Just Gone are the days when choosing ethical fashion … Continue reading Nine B Corps Leading in Ethical Fashion
Danone rethinks the idea of the firm
The food industry is going nowhere. Pretty pictures on food packets mislead. Big companies have disconnected people from their sustenance. Consumers, especially millennials, are sceptics about industrial-scale food production.
Sharing from B Corp Consulting Group (BCCG)
The global B Corp movement is about a new kind of business model that balances purpose and profit. Increasingly, millennial talents and consumers are looking for businesses that are acting in a way that deserves their choice of where to work, what to buy or when to invest.
A Breakthrough in Beijing on Social Enterprise Certification
Editor’s notes: Below is an article on the recent development of social enterprises in Beijing. Please note this applies to Beijing as a city only, not the country as a whole. But it is reflecting the growing acceptance of social enterprises as a powerful force in tackling social issues.
The 100-year Life: Living and Working in An Age of Longevity
Could you imagine that you will have a 100-year life? The chances are it is likely. But will you be happy, healthy, fulfilled? You are sure. So will most people who will reach that age. This fascinating book may come as a shock to you.
A Must-read Book: New Power: How it’s changing the 21st century – and why you need to know
In this issue, I would like to recommend a book to the readers – a MUST READ book: New Power: How it’s changing the 21st century – and why you need to know by Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans (2018)
A Must-read Book for Social Entrepreneurs
Editor’s note: This book will change how you look at the world, your business,and your new ventures. I will be reorganizing all my existing and new businesses with insights from this book. - by K K Tse