"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."
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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?
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...
Alexander Hamilton's insight:
more than than "light reading" but still worth the read!
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/
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).
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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