• NANCY’S BLOG: Ripple Effects – What Responsibilities Do Corporations Have To Consider “Externalities”?
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    Last weekend I celebrated my oldest child’s high school graduation. Watching him join 600+ proud students cross the stage—while listening to those optimistic (yet interestingly pragmatic) speeches about the future, changing the world and embracing your unique gifts—made me think more deeply about the ripple effects of our actions. I’m not sure when the concept of “externalities” entered business lexicon, but in a controversial Harvard Business Review…

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  • The Ripple Effect.
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    There is no such thing as cheap. That smart phone, that new t-shirt, the juice you drink for breakfast; for every product manufactured there are wide economic impacts, one of which is the approximately 29 million slaves in the world today. Many are forced to work in the sex industry but the majority are being used in what ultimately ends up at the bottom of the corporate supply chain; sewing, farming, fishing and more, to the tune of what is estimated to be $150 billion in profit.…

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