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Lessons from Ceres: How to expand corporate leadership

Lessons from Ceres: How to expand corporate leadership

Great work from just a few companies isn't enough to combat climate change and build a thriving, sustainable global economy. That was the message from Ceres leader Mindy Lubber when she announced a new report, The Road to 2020 , at the nonprofit's annual conference last week. From the boardroom to the copy room and through the supply chain, Lubber called for more innovation and the ability to scale sustainability at a faster rate. In other words, instead of having pockets of leadership from companies, we need whole bags. Of course, Ceres isn't all about corporations. The same conference also included plenty of mentions of “kids,” “family” and “community.” Occasionally, at the end of a session where future generations were invoked, there were one too many kumbayas for my taste. But to focus on that would be to miss the important work being done by what Ceres vice president ...

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