Speaking Out: A New “Requirement” for Company Leaders

“You didn’t learn this in business school,” writes Daryl Brewster, CEO of CECP: The CEO Force for Good. Brewster explains that “few of today’s CEOs earned their job because they were socially responsible and spoke out on hot topics. Yet key stakeholders increasingly want to know where companies and CEOs stand on critical social issues. It might be argued that speaking out is becoming a 21st-century requirement for the leaders of major companies." CECP: The Corporate Force for Good, has developed a framework through which CEOs and their teams can assess why, when, and how to take positions on social issues. Full details here.