The days of “optional” corporate social responsibility are numbered.
That was the message driven home by several speakers who expect a ballooning world population and limited resources to force governments, companies and industry trade groups to enact more stringent standards regarding everything from labor practices and work environments to land and water use and material utilization. Until recently, much in the broad area of CSR has been motivated by companies’ consciences and those of their customers.
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"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)