Business in the Community
Henry Ford never said anything more impactful to business than this famous quote and I believe his business mindset continues to ring true to this day - being responsible in business is not just the right thing to do, but the best thing to do.
It sometimes feels that a week doesn't pass without a high profile example of business falling short of the standards expected by customers and wider society. In light of the tax controversy involving one of our biggest banks that continues to dominate headlines - this latest poll perhaps comes as no surprise.
I've been asked a few times in recent months why we need a Responsible Business Week?
Let's get past the UK riots, cut through the political rhetoric, and separate the crimes from inner city deprivation. As the flakey media lose interest, it is time for politicians to get back to the jigsaw puzzle. But the picture has changed.