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Corporate Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty

Columnist Gael O’Brien thinks corporate citizenship may be entering its greatest test. Will a Trump presidency have the effect of muting CEO voices for fear of reprisals and Twitter attacks in a government now controlled by one political party? Or will corporate citizenship, acting out of a bigger sense of purpose, gain increased public trust and support?

“You Can’t Handle the Truth!” Well, Actually, We Can…

Columnist Gael O’Brien says a line made famous by Jack Nicholson in the film “A Few Good Men” underestimates our capacity to deal with the truth. “The fact is that we can – we just aren’t given a chance often enough to prove it,” she writes. “Figuring out how leaders and institutions can sustain transparency offers far better long-term results than where we find ourselves now.”