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How too many rules at work keep you from getting things done | Yves Morieux

Modern work -- from waiting tables to crunching numbers to designing products -- is about solving brand-new problems every day, flexibly and …

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What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by …

La transparencia y el mal común de las empresas

Antes sabremos cuánto dinero gana una compañía que cuánto daño provoca esta al medio ambiente, o si aprieta demasiado las tuercas a sus proveedores o …

Companies that mimic living systems out-perform mechanistic ones

Companies that mimic living systems have been gaining market share over more traditionally managed firms, which generally model themselves on …

Why we need to talk about good work

Matthew Taylor explains why now is a particularly critical time to make good work an integral part of the national agenda<p><i>Watch Matthew Taylor’s</i> …

La Cámara de Comercio busca impulsar al tercer sector

El presidente de la Cámara de Comercio de Puerto Rico (CCPR), David A. Rodríguez Ortiz, dio a conocer hoy el lanzamiento de un nuevo programa de …

We the Owners: Employees Expanding the American Dream, Official Documentary Trailer

Ética, profesionalismo y competitividad en las MIPYMES

La competitividad nos ha llevado más allá de nuestros límites y nos exige a <i>ser creativos y sumamente pro-activos</i>. <br>Un ejemplo bien positivo de esta …

<b>“Las 4 P”… económicas de la Empresa</b><b></b> Administrar una empresa, desde el punto de vista económico (efectividad y dividendos), conlleva el manejo de …

B Lab Co-Founder: This is the ‘Biggest Trend of Our Lifetimes’

B Lab co-founder Jay Coen Gilbert called the transition from shareholder value to stakeholder value "the biggest trend of our lifetimes." And he may …

Sustainable Business

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How to build a business that lasts 100 years | Martin Reeves

If you want to build a business that lasts, there may be no better place to look for inspiration than your own immune system. Join strategist Martin …

Leadership

B Inspired @ Burlington, VT: Juan Pablo Larenas

Rebelion. La ideología neoliberal del "emprendedurismo"

<b>La ideología "emprendedurista"</b><p>El capitalismo también se sostiene, y es exitoso, en la medida en que los oprimidos asumen como propio las ideas y …

My year of saying yes to everything | Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes, the titan behind Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, is responsible for some 70 hours of television per season, …

Shonda Rhimes

When The Local Grocery Story Failed, These Folks Stepped In To Lend It A Lifeline

Rural grocery stores in tiny towns often close when owners retire, and opening new ones is often an unprofitable proposition. But one community, which needs its store, is buying it to run communally.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>Grocery stores in rural America are often the economic engines and …

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Is Ethical Consumerism for Real?

<b>Author: Vijaylakshmi Hedge</b><p>Is it possible to be an ethical consumer for real? Of course! In fact, the question that precedes this one is if we ‘want’ …

Junte de expertos en turismo sustentable

07 de marzo de 2016 07:35 am<p>INDICEPR.COM | [email protected]<p>Promover el desarrollo de estrategias para impulsar el turismo sustentable en la Isla, …

Why Should Your Business Care About Social Responsibility?

The times, they are a-changin’. So is the way we do business and the way companies present themselves to their customers.<p>Ten years ago, only a handful of Fortune 500 companies issued sustainability reports. Now, a large number of businesses -- large and small -- have integrated corporate social …

CSR

Treat Employees Like Business Owners

Employee loyalty and engagement are hot topics, and for good reason. Companies want to attract and retain talented people who really dig into their work. But most employers ignore two of the most powerful tools for making that happen.<p><b>Tool #1 is enabling employees to build real ownership in the</b> …

Harvard Business Review

B Corps: Unleashing an army of ethical businesses | Salt

SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE<p>Companies must meet rigorous standards of overall social and environmental performance; businesses are asked a …

Joel Franqui

What is the Role of Business in Society?

Capitalism is the most powerful man-made force on the planet. It has played a central role in improving the quality of life for billions of people by constantly evolving through a delicate balancing act with government and civil society. When this relationship is in balance, capitalism is able to …

Capitalism

Shelton Group’s latest special research report, The Buzz on Buzzwords, tested perceptions of 11 common “green” buzzwords used to market products and services. They wanted to find out: Do these terms really reach a mass audience of American consumers? Do they carry political baggage? Do consumers understand their meaning — and more importantly, do the words stir up positive or negative feelings? Do people associate them with increased expense or better health?

Image credit: Shelton Group<p>Related:<p>While new surveys are emerging left and right attempting to find the pulse of the ever-elusive consumer when it …

Can creative collaboration meet the challenges facing public services? - RSA

Given the scale of the challenges we face, only by collaborating effectively can public services support and strengthen communities. But how do we …

Unos soñadores con los pies en la tierra

Aspiran a conseguir un total de $10,000 bajo la plataforma de Antrocket para instalar un sistema de riego en la finca El Josco Bravo.<p>Toa Alta. Son …

¿Cuáles son los criterios de Turismo Sostenible para Destinos?

<b>Criterios Globales de Turismo Sostenible para Destinos</b>constituyen un esfuerzo por alcanzar una comprensión común de los destinos sostenibles, y a la …

This zero-waste grocery store has no packaging, plastic or big-name brands

<b>BY: KHADIJA KHAN</b><p>Forget Whole Foods. The Germans have created a store with eco-conscious customers in mind. Well, at least in Berlin—the newest home …

Creating the Future We Want at ESTC15

From April 26th to 30th, 2015, the 10th annual Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) was held in Quito, Ecuador at the Palacio de …