On Being Socially ResponsibleJanuary 2, 2018July 5, 2018George Linzer

The pendulum has begun to swing – despite appearances in Washington – towards more corporate social responsibility. “CSR” is slowly embedding itself in the culture of business, in part because government’s ineffectiveness in the face of market demand is compelling some executives to step up to meet the challenges on issues like climate change, income inequality, and even gun violence. With time, we expect it will some day be a matter of routine for executives to examine and anticipate the impacts of their products and services on the world we live in. Why? Because because that is often where the next business opportunity is likely to emerge.