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Check out Alan Murray’s CEO Daily on why Stakeholder Capitalism isn’t a choice. It’s been a year since the Business Roundtable updated their statement on corporate purpose to include a commitment to ALL stakeholders. There have been some highlights and some criticism. Murray states,”what critics miss is this: stakeholder capitalism isn’t a choice. It’s an imperative. It is happening, driven by trends that show no sign of reversing.”
In 2019, San Diego was selected as one of five cities to receive a $3 million investment as part of JPMorgan Chase’s AdvancingCities Challenge. San Diego EDC is putting this investment to good work through their Advancing San Diego initiative. The initiative is supporting the regions inclusive growth goals by addressing skilled talent shortages, increasing diversity in high-growth, high-demand jobs, and expanding access to talent for small companies.
One example of this is over the next three years, the program will pay the salaries of interns for 100 small businesses. You can learn more about internship opportunities here.
Do you think you could hire without interviews, resumes, background checks or applications and be successful organization? Likely not. Yet, since 1982 Greyston Bakery has been doing so AND doing very well. Not only do they make award-winning brownies that are sold to companies like Ben and Jerry’s and Whole Foods, they’ve pioneered what they call the Open Hiring model. Read the case study for Open Hiring. Contact Greyston Center for Open Hiring to learn how you can apply this model to your own company. You can check out several news articles written about Gresyton and Open Hiring here.