Recently we’ve learned how diligently companies avoid paying corporate income taxes — federal, state, local and foreign. We’ve become familiar with words like ‘offshore tax haven structures’ and my favourite: ‘tax holiday’ (that’s in African countries, where companies don’t need to pay tax the first 10 years).
Companies -quite often companies that position themselves with all kinds of Green, C2C, Co2, CSR or Fair Trade initiatives- use all kinds of creative structures of deception and disguise to get around tax laws.
One of the most revealing infographics I found was this one, made by NY times: [...]
In the past 5 years, I’ve worked intensively on the implementation of C2C. One of the topics that we needed to implement first, is proper (re)use of resources. Currently we see all kinds of movements and initiatives, on all levels; from local to European.
For me, as an implementation strategist, that means that the largest part of my work is done on this specific topic; it is now starting to move in society.
This means that I can focus on the next phase of implementation: the Social & Cultural part. [...]