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How the law increases expectations of business responsibility

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In order to stay ahead in today’s complex business world, corporate leaders must understand how society’s expectations of business are changing – and the law is a major driver of those expectations. That’s why the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC Sauder hosted last week’s Academic-Practitioner Roundtable in Responsible Business and the Law.

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UBC Sauder supports new cohort of local ventures creating meaningful social change

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From buying shares in farm animals to upcycling used chopsticks into home décor, six innovative local companies with a focus on using business as a force for good have been accepted into the one-year Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub (CCS iHub) social venture incubator program at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

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Responsible Business | Sustainable online meat marketplace joins UBC Sauder business accelerator

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When Victor Straatman arrived in Vancouver a year and a half ago, he was surprised at how inconvenient it was to buy grass-fed free range beef directly from local farmers—a process that was relatively simple in his native Holland. That’s when Straatman decided to bridge the gap between consumers and struggling farmers through Meatme, an online marketplace where consumers can crowdfund whole animals.

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