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Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment
Corporations have a responsibility to be mindful of their impact on both environmental and human health
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Thoroughly thinking "sustainability" through before you leap

Sustainability is a huge, complex, and daunting challenge. And a growing number of companies feel a sense of urgency to do something – anything – to show their stakeholders that they are paying attention.
We recently came across the Harvard Business Journal article, Act Fast, but Not Necessarily First. Author Frank Partnoy makes a compelling case for more deliberate decision-making, saying: ... http://www.environmentalleader.com/2012/12/11/why-you-should-wait-to-act-on-sustainability/

The Sharing Economy: Our Sustainable Future http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3668192618/the-sharing-economy-our-sustainable-future
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I believe the bottom line decision-making criteria for the 21st Century Should Be "Does this harm the planet (environment) or human health?  This should be held within the "cradle to cradle" concept, becoming mindful of our actions, innovations and manufacturing on a wholistic scale reminding us all that we depend on a healthy, balanced ecosystem for our very survival.  We need to become partners in stewardship of the planet, not just sustain the status quo

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Benefit Corporation, B Corp: Changing ‘Profit’ Capitalism to ‘Social Conscience’ Capitalism for the New Economy… Paradigm Shift for Social Responsibility

Original article posted by http://bizshifts-trends.com/Many major corporations have already proven that they can be socially responsible for the well-being of societies, communities, and environments in which they operate.

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The communities taking renewable energy into their own hands

The communities taking renewable energy into their own hands | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Ecologist: Despite the economy, people are investing in solar, wind and hydro power for their local communities...
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Green economy for sustainable development

Green economy for sustainable development | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

DUBAI: Shaikh Mohammed announced today the launch of a long term national initiative to build green economy in the UAE under the slogan: “A green economy for sustainable development “.

 

Through this initiative, the UAE aims to become one of the world leaders in this area as well as a centre for the export and re-export of green products and technologies, and to maintain a sustainable environment to support long-term economic growth.

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