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RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

This lively RSAnimate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us. How to build an organisation being a "purpose maximizer".


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Love the book Drive! 

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3 drivers: Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose

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How Did Peter Drucker See Corporate Responsibility?

How Did Peter Drucker See Corporate Responsibility? | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it

"Leaders in every single institution and in every single sector ... have two responsibilities. They are responsible and accountable for the performance of their institutions, and that requires them and their institutions to be concentrated, focused, limited. They are responsible also, however, for the community as a whole."


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Why Corporate Social Responsibility Isn’t a Piece of Cake | MIT Sloan Management Review

Why Corporate Social Responsibility Isn’t a Piece of Cake | MIT Sloan Management Review | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
Responsible corporate behavior isn't simply “doing well by doing good.” Six structural changes need to be considered.
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Has Corporate Social Responsibility become a mere marketing tool? - DNA - Daily News & Analysis

Has Corporate Social Responsibility become a mere marketing tool? - DNA - Daily News & Analysis | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Has Corporate Social Responsibility become a mere marketing tool? - There are several sectors in India, like education or health, where government intervention alone is not enough and hence CSR must be encouraged.
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What businesses owe the world: Then and now - Fortune Management

What businesses owe the world: Then and now - Fortune Management | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
A 1973 Fortune feature on corporate social responsibility reveals just how much our ideas of how companies should behave have changed.
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CSX Launches 2012 CSX Corporate Social Responsibility Report and Microsite - MarketWatch

CSX Launches 2012 CSX Corporate Social Responsibility Report and Microsite - MarketWatch | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
CSX Launches 2012 CSX Corporate Social Responsibility Report and Microsite MarketWatch JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX) today released its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report...
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Innovation for a Complex World | Supplement

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Stanford Social Innovation Review

This special supplement includes seven articles by Judith Rodin and others, sharing global perspectives on how social innovation can promote the well-being of humanity. View the digital edition and download the complete PDF...  http://www.ssireview.org/supplement/innovation_for_a_complex_world?utm_source=Enews&utm_medium=email&utm_content=3&utm_campaign=supplement

 


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The Bangladesh Fire and Corporate Social Responsibility

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In the wake of the horrific clothing factory fire which killed  some 400 near Dhaka, Bangladesh, international brand name retailers whose apparel products may have been produced there are under mounting pressure both to contribute to a compensation...

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The pressure on Joe Fresh to address the use of Bangladesh workers is intense.  The image they have of fresh fun clothes at bargin prices is sparking a debate about the true societal cost of cheap disposable clothing. 

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Brand Ambassadors vs Disengaged Employees Infographic

Brand Ambassadors vs Disengaged Employees Infographic | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it

For more interesting employee engagement related infographics visit the pinterest page http://pinterest.com/engagementgr/interesting-infographics/

 


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The triple bottom line: Young Canadian found his calling in corporate responsibility

The triple bottom line: Young Canadian found his calling in corporate responsibility | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
Name: James Temple
City:  Toronto
Age: 29
Occupation: Corporate responsibility director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
James Temple worked as a professional musician, sold doughnuts and hauled manure for a greenhouse.
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RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

This lively RSAnimate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us. How to build an organisation being a "purpose maximizer".


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Love the book Drive! 

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Sabrina Murphy's curator insight, November 8, 2014 3:02 PM

3 drivers: Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose

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Why Corporate Purpose is key to Outperform Competitors...and Challenging Management

Why Corporate Purpose is key to Outperform Competitors...and Challenging Management | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it

Agile and resilient organizations will thrive in 2012. 

To make this work requires a culture of shared values and principles and an empowered work force that has permission to take action and a broad network of colleagues working under common standards with shared goals.


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Defining the Social Business Change Agent

Defining the Social Business Change Agent | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it

Inspiring and engaging people/employees: Leadership requirements for being a social business change agent in a world/company that is changing -the social customer is gaining influence, participation is mandatory, customers can become advocates if they are paid attention to and the employees can essentially become trusted brand ambassadors.


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Coca-Cola Enterprises Announces Corporate Responsibility Goals - NACS Online

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Clean Energy News (blog) Coca-Cola Enterprises Announces Corporate Responsibility Goals NACS Online His statement was echoed by Joe Franses, CCE director of corporate responsibility and sustainability, who emphasized that the company's new...
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Focus on Corporate Social Responsibility helps Dulsco become a Superbrand - Al-Bawaba

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Focus on Corporate Social Responsibility helps Dulsco become a Superbrand
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Fighting Hunger with Technology

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Great Lakes Cassava Initiative and Intel educate farmers in Africa about crop diseases, restoring food security, and fighting hunger. (RT @Generationi: #DYK the growth of 40% of children under age 5 in #Africa is stunted due to malnutrition?
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BBVA Compass releases its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report - MarketWatch (press release)

BBVA Compass releases its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report - MarketWatch (press release) | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
BBVA Compass releases its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report MarketWatch (press release) BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- BBVA Compass today released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report, highlighting the...
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance: The Contribution of Economic Theory and Related Disciplines » Free For You Download Everything

Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance: The Contribution of Economic Theory and Related Disciplines » Free For You Download Everything | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
Lorenzo Sacconi, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance: The Contribution of Economic Theory and Related Disciplines (International Economic Association: Conference) Englis (Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate...
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What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction from which they profit?

What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction from which they profit? | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it

April 29, 2013 Mongabay

The environment is a public good. We all share and depend on clean water, a stable atmosphere, and abundant biodiversity for survival, not to mention health and societal well-being. But under our current global economy, industries can often destroy and pollute the environment—degrading public health and communities...  http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0429-hance-teeb-externalities.html

 

 

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS FOR NATURAL CAPITAL: TEEB – The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity http://www.teebweb.org/

 

ERADICATING ECOCIDE:  WHY BUSINESS LEADERS MUST STEP UP TO THE PLATE http://sco.lt/7ExcmX

 

RESPECTING HUMAN RIGHTS: SHAREHOLDERS SHIFT FROM POLICY TO ACTION  http://sco.lt/7hwpBB

 

April 19, 2013 Guardian
CAPITALISM NEEDS RETHINKING BUT WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/capitalism-needs-rethinking-what-options

 

FUTURE GENERATIONS TO PAY FOR OUR MISTAKES:  BIODIVERSITY LOSS IMPACT DOESN'T APPEAR FOR DECADES http://sco.lt/5kP4Of

 

HOLDING CORPORATIONS RESPONSIBLE:

MINING COMPANIES DEVASTATE PRISTINE WISCONSIN FOR FRAC-SAND: LEAVING A MINING, CHEMICAL WASTELAND  http://sco.lt/6gL1ov

 

March 22, 2013 Environment America
REPORT: WASTING OUR WATERWAYS 2012

INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES CONTINUE TO DUMP MILLIONS OF POUNDS OF TOXIC CHEMICALS INTO AMERICA'S RIVERS, STREAMS, LAKES AND OCEAN WATERS http://www.environmentamerica.org/reports/ame/wasting-our-waterways-2012

 

More than HALF of U.S. rivers are too polluted to support life as shocking report reveals scale of water contamination  http://sco.lt/5Gpafx

 

 

DEFORESTATION OUT OF CONTROL: THE ONGOING SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION http://sco.lt/60eudl

 

THE STATE OF THE WORLD:  IS IT TOO LATE FOR SUSTAINABILITY? http://sco.lt/4ueEQz

 

CORPORATE FOOD MONOPOLY:  FOOD AID FOR THE 21st CENTURY:  MEETING THE OBJECTIVE OR FEEDING THE BIG AG CHEMICAL CARTEL http://sco.lt/6ksGS9

 

THE SPIN:  "GREENING" THE WORLD WITH PALM OIL?  SUSTAINABLE? CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY? http://sco.lt/99L6uH

 

LAND GRABBING: HOW FOREIGN "INVESTMENTS" ARE REDISTRIBUTING WEALTH, LAND AND WATER ACROSS THE GLOBE http://sco.lt/7rqpG5

 

GRAIN — LAND GRABBING FOR BIOFUELS MUST STOP http://sco.lt/7LE5cv

 

DESTRUCTIVE DAMS : BIG MONEY DRIVES EXTINCTION

Indigenous Communities, EcoSystems, Forests Devastated - http://sco.lt/6zxQWX

 

 

 

 

 

ENERGY: FRACKING AWAY THE WATER: Report warns of dwindling water supply reaching crisis point in USA http://sco.lt/5eMhNJ

 

 

CORPORATE  PROFIT IMPACTS ON:

+++ CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

+++ BIODIVERSITY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

+++ OUR OCEANS http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us

+++ OUR FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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▶  BIODIVERSITY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

▶  OUR OCEANS http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us

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Samantha Groen's curator insight, February 17, 2015 4:44 PM

It is crazy to see the costs of the pollution and impacts of big companies that are having an impact on the environment around them put into a dollar value. It really gives a better view ti the picture. Hearing that in 2009 alone the damages exceeded the worth of $7 trillion. That is a giant amount of damage that is being done to the world we live in. The article states that a great deal of companies would not be able to continue making a profit if they stopped making the damages. This is very sad. 

 

This article gives insight about what kind of trouble our generations have gotten us into throughout the years and some of the damage done is irreversible. It emphasizes the importance yet struggle to improve how we do things that impact around us. With the discussion we had in class regarding the increase in population and what will happen in 2050; this will have a huge influence in the future. Becoming more sustainable should be a top priority for the world to approach together. 

 

Just my thoughts.

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Economist poll reveals the confusion of Corporate Social Responsibility - Humanosphere

Economist poll reveals the confusion of Corporate Social Responsibility - Humanosphere | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it
sigh. too many #soccinn phases to track. @TheEconomist research confirms world confused about what #CSR is, means http://t.co/64Z5TsHqKX
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Brand Reputation Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

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Do sustainability and CSR actually support brand reputation management? We check the research.
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Edelman Points Out The Emergence of the new "Citizen Consumer"

Social Purpose ranks as the one purchase trigger for consumers in emerging markets such as China, Brazil, Mexico or India, far beyond design/ innovation or brand loyalty...Listen to local interviews (China & Brazil).


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Societal Purpose: A Journey in its Early Stages | Deloitte | Sustainable Brands

Societal Purpose: A Journey in its Early Stages | Deloitte | Sustainable Brands | Corporate purpose | Scoop.it

The aim of this report, based on a survey and analysis by the Economist Intelligence Unit is to explore business leaders' attitudes to corporations whose purpose is defined in terms of benefit to wider society; a societal purpose.

 

It reveals that 39% of senior leaders believe that the value of a business should be measured by the positive contribution that the core business makes to society as well as by its profits.  


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Brand Management - Customers Demanding Corporate Responsibility : MarketingProfs Article

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Brand Management - Consumers worldwide are demanding a higher level of social responsibility from the companies they engage with, and most are using the power of the purse to press those demands.


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Liz Reid's curator insight, August 22, 2013 1:30 AM

This article highlights how corporate social responsibility is becoming increasingly important in terms of how brands manage their image and identity. The overwhelming response from the study outlined in this article is that organisations must exercise CSR. It seems that brands can no longer just do their job, they must give back to the communities and audiences that they engage with. For example, the uproar that occured when Cadbury began using Palm Oil in their products highlights how active audiences are in demanding that brands exercise CSR. Another example would be the positive image that surrounds Westpac, due to their involvement in the rescue helicopter service. It is clear that brands must ensure they exercise CSR in order to stay on good terms with their consumers. It is interesting to note how consumers will actually move from a brand that does not exericse CSR to one that does, meaning that brands must manage their CSR closely in order keep consumers happy.