04 Nov '11, 6pm

BSR Survey Finds Sustainability, Human Rights Top Business Concerns

BSR Survey Finds Sustainability, Human Rights Top Business Concerns

The takeaway of the survey, and the conference, is that business has a huge role in moving society towards an increasing awareness of sustainability and human rights issues. At a time when government is failing society at many levels, and politicians are determined to score points instead of developing policy, business has an opportunity to lead. The greater truth is that businesses are often at the forefront of the sustainability debate. More executives like AB InBev’s Carlos Brito and AutoDesk’s Carl Bass are speaking out on what works and why their competitors need to follow their lead. Their employees, meanwhile, are pushing the boundaries of innovation to heights that many of us cannot even wrap our heads around. Look for 2012 to be a year of progress, not frustration, no matter what happens in Sacramento, Washington, or Brussels. And watch for a convergence between i...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/bsr-survey-finds-sust...

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