Strategy

Committing to social responsibility in business is about more than box-ticking — employees demand it and society expects it, says this leadership expert

Anna Sheppard leads a social enterprise that seeks to empower leaders to better drive holistic social responsibility initiatives. She says such programs are no longer considered a bonus but are essential to an organisation’s success and public profile. The Kindness Awards seek to celebrate those in the corporate and business […]
Committing to social responsibility in business is about more than box-ticking — employees demand it and society expects it, says this leadership expert
Tech

CEO Brian Chesky says Airbnb stopped being a ‘hands-off’ platform earlier than other tech companies because customers got ‘physically hurt’

Airbnb ditched “hands-off” moderation earlier than rivals, CEO Brian Chesky told Bloomberg Thursday. The company addressed issues more quickly because customers got “physically hurt,” Chesky said. Chesky also explained why Airbnb has responded more strongly to racism and the Capitol attacks. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Airbnb CEO […]
CEO Brian Chesky says Airbnb stopped being a ‘hands-off’ platform earlier than other tech companies because customers got ‘physically hurt’
Tech

Expensify CEO slams corporate America’s response to the Capitol riots: ‘Defending the free market does not mean standing by as people destroy it’

Expensify CEO David Barrett slammed corporate America’s response to the attacks on the US Capitol. Barrett told Insider that defending free markets requires first defending democracy. He also told Protocol most CEOs are “cowards” for refusing to take those stands. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As more companies […]
Expensify CEO slams corporate America’s response to the Capitol riots: ‘Defending the free market does not mean standing by as people destroy it’
Tech

Read the email Expensify’s CEO sent to customers on MLK Day outlining the company’s plan to fight injustices with a ‘highly experimental’ crowdsourced campaign

Expensify will spend an extra $US3 million to fight systemic injustices in 2021. CEO David Barrett outlined a “highly experimental” plan to let volunteers and donors choose causes. Expensify will focus on climate change, homelessness, hunger, criminal justice, and youth issues. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Expensify plans […]
Read the email Expensify’s CEO sent to customers on MLK Day outlining the company’s plan to fight injustices with a ‘highly experimental’ crowdsourced campaign
News

Richard Branson’s The B-Team launches in Australia

SYDNEY — Sir Richard Branson’s project The B-Team, a non-profit collective of wealthy entrepreneurs advocating for a socially responsible capitalism, has launched in the Asia Pacific. The group will call on purpose-driven leaders across the region to champion a new way of doing business — one which benefits people, the […]
Richard Branson’s The B-Team launches in Australia