Illustrate Corporate Social Responsibility CSR presences are no longer optional, as the new age demands that companies be responsible.
"The most common type of corporate cancer in business results from a focus on maximizing shareholder value and profits." Steve Denning
B corporations are for-profit companies that pledge to achieve social goals as well as business ones.
“In 2001, India graduated almost a million more students from college than the United States did. China graduates twice as many students with bachelor's degrees as the U.S.” Thomas Friedman
The sharing economy impacts core business models and how we do things.
Education levels around the world.
One of the 10 Great Levelers.
Jeff Bezos, who is the founder of Amazon which was only book merchanting which later expanded to a larger variety of products. Amazon recently became the largest internet sales website in the world.
Howard Schultz CEO of Starbucks, "Great companies recognize who they are and who they are not. But they must have the courage to examine transformational opportunities."
Companies with a greater purpose: A company must make money and add value to the community it exists to serve. Sierra Nevada Brewery