Six CSR Trends to Watch in 2017: a Forbes List

It’s that time of year, when forecasters issue lists of trends to look out for in coming months. Susan McPherson, CEO of McPherson Strategies, has polled some noted CSR professionals to collect six trends to watch for in 2017 for a Forbes blog. Executives from Dell, GRI, Comcast, Intuit, 21st Century Fox, H&M, Finnair, and Harvard Business Review contributed to an agenda that includes (1) a commitment to sustainability regardless of political changes (2) corporations stepping up as advocates and problem-solvers (3) new, rising expectations of the CSO (4) a shift from corporate social responsibility to social impact (5) accelerating the transition to a circular economy and (6) more investment in consumer and employee buy-in. Read the full details of these insightful comments here.

John Howell, Editorial Director