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In stakeholder capitalism, good metrics will keep corporate leaders honest – Fortune

Written by Brian Moynihan and Klaus Schwab

A debate is underway about the role of companies in society. The discussion on what role capitalism must play—and how—to address society’s most pressing issues is of great importance, as the world seeks to build …

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Humor is such an important leadership trait we teach it at Stanford’s business school – Fast Company

Written by Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas

In the quaint days of yore, inspirational leaders possessed some unique combination of intelligence, bravery, charisma, moral superiority, and cunning resolve. Ernest Shackleton drifted on sheets of ice for months to rescue his …

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The State’s Most Ambitious-Ever Climate Bill Is Still on the Table—Here’s What’s at Stake – The Brink

Written by Jessica Colarossi

On January 14, 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker vetoed an ambitious piece of climate action legislation, named the “Next-Generation Roadmap,” which was passed by the State Legislature earlier in the month. The proposed bill would require …

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Insurance Companies and Impact Investing – Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy

Written by Pauliina Swartz

The need for greater investments that incorporate social and environmental impacts is clear. Governmental and philanthropic resources, while critical, will be insufficient to respond to our economic, social, and environmental challenges. The private sector is expected …

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Adults should listen to children to understand the severity of the climate crisis – Fortune

Written by Paul Polman

After a depressing and dreary 2020, the new year has not come a moment too soon. The coronavirus pandemic has not yet ended its whirlwind of destruction, and it promises to loom large over the first …

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BUSINESS Instacart to eliminate nearly 2,000 positions, upsetting union officials – USA Today

Written by Charisse Jones

Labor advocates called on the grocery delivery platform Instacart to reverse a decision to lay off hundreds of employees, including the company’s only unionized workers.

Instacart informed employees earlier this week that it will be cutting …

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Mytheresa CEO talks as valuation reaches $3 billion – Vogue Business

Written by Kati Chitrakorn

Mytheresa, the luxury e-commerce firm, plans to focus on global expansion to take on competitors like Farfetch, says chief executive officer Michael Kliger. The company’s valuation surged to $3 billion on its first day of trading …

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Covid-19: Amazon offers to help with US vaccine delivery – BBC News

Amazon has offered to help distribute Covid-19 vaccines in the US, in a letter to new president Joe Biden.

The letter, penned by the firm’s chief executive Dave Clark, said that the e-commerce giant stood “ready to assist you in …

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CarGurus Announces Executive Leadership Transition – CarGurus

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CarGurus (Nasdaq: CARG), a leading global online automotive marketplace, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jason Trevisan to the position of Chief Executive Officer and as a member of …

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From Reducing Incarceration To Fighting Climate Change: These 30 Under 30 Social Impact Leaders Will Change The World In 2021 – Forbes

Written by Alexandra Wilson

I left Stanford thinking that I would be a professional circus performer,” says 29-year-old Clementine Jacoby, who spent her first post-grad year teaching acrobatics in a Brazilian gang diversion program. But rather than spend more time under …

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