Denis Pombriant

Feb 25, 2021

5 min read

The Stakeholder and the Social Contract

The pandemic exposed some long-existing gaps in our civic life that had been dismissed or simply overlooked as we ran our busy lives. These gaps can be most easily explained as the duties we owe each other in a free society. Some duties are political like the duty we owe each other to abide by a common set of laws. Other duties are much more in the realm of commerce, the duties businesses owe customers for instance but also, the duties they owe employees and other stakeholders.