Transforming Business: A Play in Four Acts

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Transforming Business: A Play in Four Acts

By Eduardo Sasso
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Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 12:30pm


Imagine a play in four acts: the first one describes a revolution underway in the business world; in the second act religion leaves the public square, paving the way for the ascent of money; the third one showcases social movements, long ignored or forgotten; the fourth sounds like a dream, awaiting full germination and yet to take deeper root.

Act One: Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility. “Business as usual has taken incremental steps towards sustainability, and the steps have proven to be insufficient. After 25 years, today I’m quitting my job as a CSR consultant.” With these provocative words, leading sustainability consultant Coro Strandberg steps onto the stage at Vancouver’s Board of Change, opening her presentation on transformational companies. In collaboration with Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR), Strandberg boldly identifies 19 qualities that define a new business leadership standard.

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After obtaining an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies which launched him to explore the overlap between business, social imaginaries and spiritual ecology, Eduardo Sasso has been working in Vancouver, Canada as a process engineer and business consultant. He journeys with organizations, inspiring and enabling them to embed more sustainable strategies and practices