Positive-Impact Companies / Empresas de Impacto Positivo

Designing Business Organizations as Positive Institutions

February 2022
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Positive-impact companies are organized around the purpose of positive impact, which we define as increasing economic prosperity while contributing to a healthy environment and improving human wellbeing. Las empresas de impacto positivo (EI+) se organizan en torno al propósito del impacto positivo, que definimos como el aumento de la prosperidad económica mientras se contribuye a crear un medio ambiente saludable y se mejora el bienestar del ser human


Author: Ignacio Pavez

Ignacio Pavez, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of the School of Business and Economics at Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile) and Director of Fundación Nueva Educación. He is an expert at implementing the appreciative approach in organizations and at embedding sustainability to create competitive advantage. He has done consulting and research on change management in Latin America and the United States, in the public and private sectors. 

Contact: ignaciopavez@udd.cl

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Author: Chris Laszlo

Chris Laszlo, Ph.D., is professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western Reserve University, where he works to promote flourishing enterprise. He is the author of six books including Quantum Leadership (2019), Flourishing Enterprise (2014) and Embedded Sustainability (2011), all from Stanford University Press. In 2012, he was elected a “Top 100 Thought Leader in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America™.

Contact: Chris.laszlo@case.ed

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