Responsible Business

This issue of Shared Spaces focuses on the role that corporations can play -- now and in the future -- in creating a sustainable future.
May 18, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"With ever increasing frequency, world leaders call for a combined public-private partnership to address complex environmental and social challenges. Less of an emphasis is being placed on regulation and ‘command-and-control’, and more on cooperation, shared responsibility and dialogue.But are businesses up to the task? Can profit-driven enterprises be trusted to save the world when, some might say, they can’t even be trusted to balance their own books? And yet these same organisations often have more global reach, more financial resources and more of a direct impact on the earth than any governmental body."

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Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 in Shared Spaces
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