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“Debt Crisis Was a Values Crisis,” says Nestlé Chief

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“Debt Crisis Was a Values Crisis,” says Nestlé Chief

“Debt Crisis Was a Values Crisis,” says Nestlé Chief
October 09
08:49 2014

Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke (pictured) says that business must return to its original roots of creating value for society in order to rebuild the trust between companies and societies that was eroded by the global debt crisis.

“It will require a combination of holistic thinking, long-term goals and strong and clear values, based on ‘respect’: respect for people, cultures, the environment, the next generations and the future of the world we live in,” Paul Bulcke says.

“Those that fail to do this will end up alienating themselves from society, and that is a risk we should not take. It’s important not to forget that it is society that grants us the permission to be in business and allows us to succeed,” he adds.

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