08 Jun '11, 4pm

The World Needs New Sustainability Leaders

The World Needs New Sustainability Leaders

In light of the major changes needed in business and society to create a more sustainable world, Business for Social Responsibility opens its latest annual report with a call for new leadership. "We chose the theme 'Redefining Leadership' for the BSR Report 2010 because the fundamental challenges in our world require nothing less," writes BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer (left). "At its best, business can deliver the creative solutions that the world needs: low-carbon prosperity for a planet that will have 9 billion inhabitants by 2050. But business as usual — or leadership as usual — won’t make it happen." BSR, a membership organization providing consulting, research and collaboration for businesses, reviews its work in 2010 in the report along with looking forward to what pressing issues it will focus on in 2011 and beyond. A handful of case studies show the work BSR ha...

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