“For many company boards, tackling the unmet needs of society is an aspiration that can be delegated to Corporate Social Responsibility teams. They see government as primarily responsible for addressing challenges such as climate change and mental illness, leaving boards to focus on shareholder value”. Acre
The design of the ‘The Social Board’ had to echo the main argument, that the relationship between business and society has reached a point where the voice of society needs to be introduced explicitly as a stakeholder in the boardroom. Our design also visually expresses each of the practical ways for boards to connect with society and how leadership can benefit from diversity to bring wider perspectives to bear.