TOWARDS TRUSTED INNOVATION
A REQUIRED SET OF ACTIONS
Fundamentally, business must conduct
itself with new rigor and self-awareness.
A commitment to robust relationships,
transparency and consistency in
reporting, active listening to
stakeholders’ concerns and a
willingness to modify products and
services is required. Ultimately this is an
action of leadership, culture and
Business must continue to apply its
unparalleled perspective and skill to the
world’s greatest problems. Enterprise
must bring ideas and products to market
that yield benefit, while ensuring the
public sees the connection between
new developments and societal benefit.
Innovative product and service solutions
should be recognized by stakeholders
as more than profit-drivers.
Business must adopt a new framework
rooted in facilitating dialogue, sharing
information and fostering collaboration.
Realizing that new developments do not
speak for themselves, enterprises must
actively engage a broad range of
stakeholders to facilitate greater
understanding through stories that
reach and touch their audiences.
Business must explain benefits
completely, elucidate the technology
behind the innovations and
communicate its ethical practices in
bringing those discoveries to market. A
business that does this well is one that
invites partnership, encouraged
feedback and interaction and listens