Initiatives to Meet the Targets Need Firm-Up
TARGETS, once set, would remain up there in the rarefied air of dreams and hopes, unless specific initiatives are pinpointed and actually undertaken with the aim of helping meet those targets.
Under the strategic objective of "Responsible Citizenship," after the ground is laid and prepared in 2006, there should be initiatives taken towards getting 50,000 individuals to craft and actively use personal governance scorecards; and by 2030, this number should rise to 1 million individuals.
What should be done to meet these targets?
The different sectors of our society need to firm up their commitment to organize initiatives a" some may refer to these as Renaissance Workshops a" by which many of their members would seriously consider their duties as responsible citizens, and thereby craft for their own use personal governance scorecards. The key rests with sectors and their commitment to reach out to their members under the ISA-inspired "Responsible Citizenship" program, which they themselves promote.
Again, the initiative is specific (a Renaissance Workshop or any better term that a sector may prefer) with a specific outcome (the crafting and use of personal governance scorecards). Moreover, the responsibility is specific: The various sectors of society are asked to take on this responsibility, presumably in partnership with ISA, should a given sector need any encouragement, impetus, and assistance.
Under the second strategic objective of "Good Governance," the target of 50 corporations or institutions having a corporate governance scorecard has been set for 2006. …