Net-Positive Business and the Elephants in the Room
PAUL POLMAN AND ANDREW WINSTON
IF THE LAST FEW YEARS have taught us anything, it’s that the world is a deeply interconnected network. Humans share one immune system—risk to one is risk to all. We have one planet with interdependent systems that supply us resources, food, clean air and water, and a stable climate.
The world will succeed or fail together, and there’s no way we get there without significant engagement and action by the business community. The private sector is the dominant driver of GDP, capital flows, and jobs. What it means to be a business will have to change; this will mean ...