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APEC: challenge to business leaders as trust in governments fades

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 09 Nov 2021

APEC: challenge to business leaders as trust in governments fades
Trust guru Richard Edelman will address the APEC CEO Summit this Thursday. (Image: supplied)
Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 09 Nov 2021
Societies’ trust in businesses to “get stuff done” is both a leadership opportunity and an obligation on corporate leaders in democratic countries at a time when trust in governments is eroding, says the head of one of the world’s most influential firms on trust and reputation, Richard Edelman.“On issues like vaccination and inequality, we would have thought governments would do that,” he told BusinessDesk from New York, ahead of a keynote address at this Thursdays’ APEC CEO Summit, being hosted virtual...

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