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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’.

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.

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    Trusteeship, gandhi, and business in the 21st century Trusteeship, gandhi, and business in the 21st century Presentation Transcript

    • Article in livingprinciples.org by Trusteeship, Gandhi, and Namrata Rana Business in the 21st Century 2010
    • ? What’s the role of business?
    • or Is it profit maximization ? Business View Is it contribution to society ? CSR Community
    • Gandhi had the answer... Trusteeship
    • 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.
    • Trusteeship is about Common Good
    • Trusteeship is about Welfare of others
    • Trusteeship is about Non Violence
    • Trusteeship is about Economic equality
    • Trusteeship is about Kindness
    • 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
    • Trusteeship, Gandhi, and Business in the 21st Century Article in livingprinciples.org by Namrata Rana http://www.livingprinciples.org/trusteeship-gandhi-and-business-in-the-21st-century/ 2010