“What struck me the most were his little sneakers…lovingly put on by his parents that morning
as they dressed him for their dangerous journey…”
“Staring at the image, I couldn’t help imagine that it was one of my own sons lying there drowned on the beach.”
(Peter Bouckaert, the director of emergencies at Human Rights Watch, explains Why I shared a horrific photo of a drowned Syrian child.)
It’s been a busy few days; at work, at home. Embarrassing as it is to admit, I’ve only JUST stumbled across this picture, unpixelated – although in that modern, osmotic way, … Continue Reading
Inequality is back in the spotlight as the US Securities and Exchange Commission prepares to vote on pay ratios. For the first time, America’s… Continue Reading
When Hillary Clinton set out her vision for a stronger US economy at her official campaign launch last month, she presented voters with… Continue Reading
In a perfect world, what was good for other people, the planet and us would also be what most people would want to buy, most of the time.
But as obesity… Continue Reading
Is there customer value in corporate values? Whole Foods, the Austin-based organic supermarket chain, is pinning their hopes on the answer being… Continue Reading
“People don’t want to buy a quarter-inch drill. They want a quarter-inch hole.”
― Clayton M. Christensen, The Innovator’s… Continue Reading
Value is in the eye of the beholder
Beheadings, bombings and Ebola. It’s been a dark, heavy summer in world news.
I wonder if this grim backdrop has in some, unconscious way,… Continue Reading
For an industry skilled in the art of argumentation, why is it that our own industry’s business case is so unclear?
I’m talking about the… Continue Reading
The global recession was a good thing for sustainability
The financial crash helped raise the bar for corporate sustainability; recent economic… Continue Reading
Last month Tesco announced it had generated almost 30,000 tonnes of food waste in the first six months of the year. In PR terms, this at first seemed… Continue Reading