Author: Jeff Seabright

Behind closed doors in Davos the most tight-lipped politicians and corporate executives are free to speak candidly. They discuss global crises, they brainstorm solutions, and they express their views on how to lead.
I sat amongst such a group at a Davos meeting of the UN Global Compact when one of the most senior figureheads of the group spoke up. “When I was growing up, the government had both hands firmly on the steering wheel,” he said, “but now businesses are in the front seat, they’re driving, investing, innovating and creating the future.”  
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This story was originally published by Ethical Corporation and can be accessed here.