Month: April 2021

Mark Tercek Keep Speaking Up

CEOs, Speak Up!

Leaders Should Seize Leadership Opportunities Last month’s changes to Georgia’s voting laws—making it tougher for citizens to exercise their constitutional right to vote—caused a (well deserved) outcry, including from corporate leaders. But what seemed to amplify and even protract the attention was Senator Mitch McConnell’s ensuant admonition of CEOS to “stay out of politics.”   The backlash …

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Mark Tercek and Peter Ebsen discussing net zero action plan

How to Make Net-Zero Pledges Climate-Radical, Business-Friendly, Socially Just and Fully Transparent—Part II

The Instigator is co-authored again this week by my friend Peter Ebsen. In our last post, Peter and I offered recommendations on how to improve corporate net-zero climate pledges, based on our recent submission to the Science Based Targets initiative. We asked for feedback and got it. Thank you. This week, we develop the “why” behind our recommendations and …

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