CSR Wire: Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google?

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Don’t Be Evil: What’s the Matter with Google?

Has Google lost its way?

Why is the organization now funding regressive organizations fronting for the fossilized sectors and legacy incumbent interests holding back the green Google-do-no-evileconomy? What happened to the founders’ mission of catalyzing a whole-system transition from the fossil-fueled Industrial Era to the cleaner, knowledge-rich, green economies of the Solar Age?

Then there is the organization’s misplaced R&D efforts narrowly focused on linear, often trivial extensions of IT, like Google Glass and its privacy implications. Hazel Henderson, a long time supporter of the company recently sold her stock in Google despite holding on to it when it sank below 300.

What prompted her decision to retract her support for Google? Has the king of the internet truly lost its way? Henderson writes a fiery letter to the founders on Talkback.

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Press Releases

Posted: February 10, 2014 04:00PM

Building the Link to Home Ownership, CEMEX Joins the Business Call to Action

Posted: February 10, 2014 01:26PM

Aspen Institute’s Partners for a New Beginning Awarded Grant From Blackstone Charitable Foundation

Reports

Posted: February 10, 2014 10:00AM

Novo Nordisk 2013 Annual Report

CSRlive Multimedia Picks February 11, 2014

Why Standardization Is Important When Expanding into New Markets 
Scaling up: Stanford’s Robert Sutton and Huggy Rao tackle a challenge that determines every organization’s success.

UAW’s King: “Activism is Needed to Overcome Obstructionists” 
“Activism is needed to overcome obstructionists” who scheme to destroy workers’ rights, cut their wages and benefits, says Bob King.

San Francisco: Community Impact Needed, Fast 
The Bay Area is getting a rough rap lately as tech entrepreneurs assume an ever larger role in the city’s heartbeat.

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