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If we want more companies like Patagonia, we need laws to enforce it

Redesigning the enterprise Expanding democratic ownership

“Voluntary initiatives in the private sector—that’s been the nature of socially responsible business and investing for 30 years,” says Marjorie Kelly, executive vice president of the Democracy Collaborative, a nonprofit research institute focused on building a fairer economy. “We are now at a pivot point where it needs to move into policy.”

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Publication date: 2020-10-15
Publisher: FastCompany
Publication URL: If we want more companies like Patagonia, we need laws to enforce it

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