In this presentation, given at the 2013 SEHK forum, I speak about the future of social innovation within corporate structures to bring scale to ideas that benefit society, the environment, and promote a stable economy.
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So, you pass. You convince yourself that whatever idea you had is unlikely to succeed, or have any impact at all. It is a head game that I know you all know well. Which is why it is my honor to be standing in front of you. Because there was a time where I was once apathetic. Where I once turned away from action. Because I thought anything I did would simply skip off the surface.Until I took my first step.
Social Innovation for Business
Assumed an Infinite
• Resources were cheap
• Consumption was key
• Waste went “Away”
• No one “responsible”
Growth is the Growth is achieved through quality
• primary goal
Models are•heavily subsidized
Economic and Business Model are full cost
Externalities are someone else’s problem
• Externalities are being internalized
ResponsibilityResponsibility and accountabilityindependent
• and accountability are mutually are aligned
Their future rests in their ability to understand the
environmental, social, and economic concerns of the
market community that is occupied by consumers citizens
I spoke to our regional HR head about the
program, basically she also agrees hospital visit program
best fits with the needs of our corporate.
Moving forward, I would like receive a detailed proposal
and cost indication from your organization, please see
below our preferred program outline,
I am responsible for Water-related innovation in
Company’s Product division. A division that we
believe, needs some radical rethinking.
Some things that we have long taken for granted need to
For example, the profligate use of water in our daily rituals.