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Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Jan Peter Balkenende may no longer be a politician, but in both his post-politics role as partner of corporate responsibility at EY and in his personal life, he has continued to pursue the idea of a responsible society. “This means that businesses and institutions are not only responsible for their own profits and well-being, but they also have a responsibility towards people and to create a better life for the next generation,” he tells Eco-Business in a recent interview. This conviction, he shares, was borne out of growing up in the Netherlands, where throughout history its citizens have been confronted by three major physical challenges: rising sea levels, melting glaciers and low-lying land. This “struggle against the water” has intimately connected its people with environmental and development issues, he says. During his premie...

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