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CSR Check Up: Healthy or Not?

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis A monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. The Lewis Institute is proud to give thought leaders, innovators and risk takers in their fields a platform to share their perspective with our community. The opinions expressed here are their own.…

Do You Agree? Could You Deliver?

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis A monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. The Lewis Institute is proud to give thought leaders, innovators and risk takers in their fields a platform to share their perspective with our community. The opinions expressed here are their own.…

Food for Thought on Farms and Food II: Europe, Asia, the World

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis A monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. Our prior blog took us on a tour of innovations in sustainable food and farming in the U.S.  Here the foodies’ tour continues with what’s new in these regards in Europe, Asia,…

Food for Thought on Farms and Food: USA

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis A monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. Judging from the popularity of reality TV chef competitions on Hell’s Kitchen, infotainment shows about food production (The Chew), preparation (Kitchen Nightmares) and consumption (Anthony Bourdain),  and cooking tips from America’s Test…

Following the Letter versus the Spirit of the Law

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis A monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. While progressive companies like Unilever, Nestlé, Danone, and others have been “leading the pack” with innovative and profitable CSR strategies, the news of late has also highlighted less salutary backward business behavior.  …

Organizing for Sustainability: Networks and Partnerships

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis A monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. A recent survey of nearly 800 sustainability professionals in business, government, NGOs, academe, and the media in over seventy countries concluded that “experts overwhelmingly believe companies should collaborate with multiple actors, including…

Collaborative Idea Management at Ericsson

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis This is the first of a new monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. Top companies are doing many different things to engage their employees through CSR nowadays. There has, for example, been a big increase in corporate volunteering—including global…