We are often implored not to be political when we approach policy subjects that affect our lives and livelihoods. Business people particularly are often requested to stay out of politics. This would be a reasonable request if politics would stay out of business.
Most of us in business suffer the fatigue of being constantly under attack by new legislation and a constantly changing quagmire of taxes. How can we not become political?
It is simply self-defence and, if we believe in sustainability’ it is our duty to ensure our very survival by vigorously joining the debate.
To conclude, I’ll leave you with two classic political quotations: