What Design Principles Should Guide Sustainable Management?

The MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT, SPRING 2009 Review asked more than 75 global leaders and sustainability thinkers the question, “What will organizations need to be good at in order to thrive in the emerging sustainability economy?” This is the beginning of a wider ranging study that will be published in the fall of 2009. The answers generated 8 principles,...

Think You’re Good? Think Again

I recently finished reading a remarkable book by Peter Singer, The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty. It makes an unusually tough-minded assertion: I am immoral. I already know that in a world where so few have so much and so many have so little, something is deeply amiss. I also know that every day, tens of thousands of children starve to...