The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report found that the level of trust globally in traditional institutions like the government or the media is very low. An employer has fast replaced other traditional relationships as the most trusted relationship for most people. 75% have trust in their employer as opposed to 48% in their government or 47% in the media. 76% of people surveyed would like their employer to take the lead on change rather than wait for the governments to impose it.
According to a survey conducted by Deloitte, millennials believe their company can be a force for positive change in the world. 89% of surveyed Millennials want their employers to be involved in social issues and “good causes” for their own sake, not just for profits.
In India, historically, lawyers have made significant contributions in shaping Indian society through policies, politics, and activism.
Is this an opportunity for In-House Counsels to become change makers? What are the changes companies are going through in this new world? What role should In-House Counsels play here? How important is the reputation of the company?
Join our stellar panel of speakers as they discuss:
- Should GCs be a voice for social change?
- Should pro-bono and volunteer work be a mandatory requirement for hiring a law firm?
- How should Boards in India handle this change?
- How does the business’s identity and belief impact the General Counsel’s reputation?
- In today’s digital age, is it possible to separate your personal brand from that of the business?