How can the ones who have been winning at this broken game become the ones to change the rules for good?
The excesses of capitalism left unchecked are catching up with us, in the form of huge inequality, environmental disaster, and institutional collapse. Can business, which has until now been part of the problem, become part of the solution?
What we urgently need, argues economics professor Rebecca Henderson, are businesses with a purpose beyond profit, that can create sustainable shared value for people and the planet. Ethical and economic arguments, she tells us, align more often than we might think, so businesses acting as agents of the change we desperately need is not only plausible, but absolutely necessary. Henderson makes a compelling case for the power and duty of socially and environmentally responsible business to transform capitalism, and shares her vision for a system where good business means doing what is right.
Olga Ivannikova FRSA Gabriella Di Laccio
Olga Ivannikova FRSA and Gabriella Di Laccio highlight research that revealed the dominance of white male composers and argue that for music to fulfil its potential to entertain and to drive social change much more diversity is needed.
Hannah Webster James Morrison
In this briefing we identify six recommendations for national government and local systems to support people living with multiple long-term conditions.
Hannah Webster reflects on new research that highlights the difficulty for those with long-term health conditions to achieve economic security.