Unilever has rediscovered what its founders learned back in the day: treating people decently is good for business.
Many of us are scrutinizing our habits to try to live more ethically, and it isn't just our personal lives that are being evaluated under an ethical microscope – it's our working lives too. So, do you work for an ethical business?
"We had a clear goal, plus all the investment we needed to start. And we had fire in our bellies. We were new to the business world, but we were determined to make it big." - Jonathan Hancock
"When we help others, we may not only be helping this one particular individual but potentially many others downstream." – Tina Hallis, American author, speaker and scientist About This Week's Chat Nelson Mandela, also affectionately known by his clan name, Madiba, devoted 67 years of his life to serving people. Each year, on July 18 […]
Corporate social responsibility has gone through a quiet evolution in the past decade, and that's a good thing. You may remember when it meant spending a Friday afternoon planting trees at a local school. Or maybe doing a charity fun run. While such activities still take place, the idea of businesses "doing good" has broadened. […]