I struggled today as I put on my jeans. All I could think of was the 300 workers who died in a Karachi textile factory two weeks ago.
Separated by distance and culture, sometimes it’s hard to feel for the nameless poor that make our clothes, our electronics, our food. But this morning, I could not help but imagine their names, their hopes, how they lived, the faces of their children and of their families.
Their deaths were as tragic as they were avoidable. The owners of the factory have fled in shame and fear, but left behind over $5 million in bank accounts. It makes me cry to think of what small portion of this Read more
Intangible, inmaterial, ilusorio, abstracto, de ilusión, quimérico … son palabras para describir la contribución de la RSE al valor y utilidades corporativas (o por lo menos aquella sin los Cuatro Grandes– agua, carbón, uso de materiales y energía – con sus contribuciones relacionadas).
Los cínicos pueden usar el término que quieran (y estar mal) y la prueba está en que esta semana el pudín se hizo más grueso cuando Walt Disney Company anunció sus planes de autorizar el uso del logo de Mickey Mouse como una sella para productos de comida con datos nutricionales que contienen un sano nivel de calorías, grasas saturadas, sodio y azúcar.
No tengo nada en contra de Bugs o Phineas, pero Read more
Did you know that compassion can provide a critical competitive advantage? Let me explain.
Compassion is variously defined but is exemplified by the golden rule “Do to others what you would have them do to you.” In practice, compassion encourages us to help the unfortunate and motivates us to prevent harm to others. Compassion is not, however, a homogeneous emotion. It has different levels directing our actions.
Basic compassion causes us to simply feel a certain way about the suffering of others but it doesn’t motivate action. Felt more deeply, compassion causes Read more