Business faces growing pressure to tap entrepreneurship for good
There is a shift in expectations of private sector contributions to societal change
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Business faces growing pressure to tap entrepreneurship for good

There is a shift in expectations of private sector contributions to societal change
5 min.
February 2018
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In the shadow of an increasingly polarized world, corporate, government, and philanthropic leaders tackled the globe’s biggest challenges at the World Economic Forum in Davos under the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” With an emphasis on corporate leadership and accountability, the meeting amplified increasing stakeholder and investor calls for the private sector to assume greater responsibility in society. 

Entrepreneurship for good

Traditionally, this space was occupied by bold social entrepreneurs, innovators, and philanthropists who have dared to think big to improve the state of the world, oftentimes in isolation and without much interaction with other types of stakeholders. 

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