Trusteeship, Gandhi, and Business in the 21st century

8,082 views
8,831 views

Published on

'I believe that the essential problem about the role of business cannot be resolved within our current framework of thinking unless we add another element – ‘The element of Trusteeship’.

It is in this context that the 21st century corporation should see itself.

Published in: Business
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
8,082
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4,902
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Trusteeship, Gandhi, and Business in the 21st century

  1. 1. Trusteeship, Gandhi and Business in the 21st Century Namrata Rana The Customer Experience Company
  2. 2. ? What’s the role of business?
  3. 3. Is it profit maximization ? orIs it contribution to society ? Business View CSR Community
  4. 4. Gandhi had the answer... Trusteeship
  5. 5. Gandhi talked frequently about the role of business as being that of a trustee or a steward for what you hold. Surplus Wealth needs to be kept in trust for the common good and the welfare of others.
  6. 6. Trusteeship is about Common Good
  7. 7. Trusteeship is about Welfare of others
  8. 8. Trusteeship is about Non Violence
  9. 9. Trusteeship is about Economic equality
  10. 10. Trusteeship is about Kindness
  11. 11. Inherent in this philosophy are entrenched solutions to many of the challenges of the 21st century Sustainable consumption Utilization of natural resources in a sustainable way Dignity of labour and equitable distribution of wealth Sustainable livelihoods
  12. 12. Futurescape, Delhi Level 4, Rectangle 1, Commercial Complex D4 Saket, Behind Sheraton, Delhi New Delhi – 110017, INDIA Futurescape, Mumbai Level 2, Raheja Centre Point 294 CST Road Near Mumbai University Off Bandra–Kurla Complex, Santacruz (E) Mumbai – 400098, INDIA Telephone: +91 9910201783 +91 (11) 6654 4196 Email: innovate@futurescape.in Web: www.futurescape.in Twitter: @futurescape

×