Many organisations are committed to creating a better future, but how can they get there? Chas Newkey-Burden reveals how a ‘changemaker’ attitude can benefit business and society
You will have noticed society’s increasing shift to living more consciously, and with a greater focus on social causes. “This is the dawn of the changemaker culture,” says Rob Acker, chief executive officer of Salesforce.org. “It’s about inspiring action in new ways and new places.”
Global non-profit organisation Ashoka, credited with coining the term, defines changemakers as: “agents of change, no matter the size or scope of the change they create, no matter their age, status, wealth, title or authority”.