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Was Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber Forced Out For Being Too Sustainable?

4 Mins Read In March, Danone’s CEO Emmanuel Faber was let go from his position, a decision the French multinational food giant’s board made under pressure from shareholders. As one of the leading voices in the corporate world for ESG-forward principles and stakeholder capitalism, was his championing of green business principles the reason for his exit?  That’s the […]

Patagonia Founder Yves Chouinard: “Capitalism Will Lose Its Customers”

3 Mins Read In an exclusive interview with Fast Company, the 80-year-old founder of iconic outdoor apparel brand Patagonia Yvon Chouinard made a damning case against the current capitalist system that is driving unsustainable practices in the midst of our climate emergency. He made the bold statement that “Ultimately, capitalism is going to lose its customers,” and he’s […]

INVESTING: Why CEOs Are All About Long-Termism & Cathedral Thinking

7 Mins Read Long story short? Business leaders and investors are now pricing in climate change because they’re all out of choices. Ever since BlackRock’s Chairman and CEO Larry Fink published his iconic letter in 2018 calling for greater environmental and social responsibility in business strategies, long-termism as an investment concept has gained traction, buttressed by rising consumer […]