- Rethinking the Role of Business in Society 13:12
Is there a link between business as usual and society? This is the first in a four part series about ‘Business as Usual.’
In this episode, we look at the impact of ‘business as usual’ practices on society. Through three lenses —
-industry consolidation and democratization,
-the housing crisis and
-the whirlpool known as wages.
It is clear that sticking to the status quo is not sustainable for those who want a decent life. The repercussions of neglecting the broader societal context in which businesses operate, from environmental degradation to social unrest, are all around us.
It’s time for a paradigm shift, where businesses don’t just aim for profit but consider their entire footprint on the world.
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