Paul Shrivastava is director of the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Rio+20 brought together 50,000 delegates from hundreds of countries to discuss “the future we want”. I attended a week’s worth of sessions at the Global Compact Corporate Sustainability Forum, and UN-PRME Global Forum which had 2,700 participants from a 100 countries. What I saw was less than 5% of all the discussions taking place simultaneously [...]
By Paul Shrivastava. French Version published in La Presse, Montreal “Coup de semonce”, October, 29, 2011 Some have called it business bashing, others hope it fuels increased corporate accountancy. Regardless of labels, the Occupy Wall Street movement can’t be ignored. It’s gone far beyond Manhattan and mushroomed to 185 cities in 82 countries. In Montreal’s downtown Victoria [...]