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Back to Basics for CSR - Pro Bono Australia

Back to Basics for CSR - Pro Bono Australia | Making a Difference | Scoop.it
Back to Basics for CSR
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It's important to see past the trends of the moment and instead look to the fundamentals to run effective Corporate Social Responsibility programs, writes IKEA Sustainability Manager Richard Wilson.
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So important that your CSR activities are closely aligned  with a clear and congruent corporate vision. That way both employees and customers can get engaged and involved. 


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Companies that Practice "Conscious Capitalism" Perform 10x Better

Companies that Practice "Conscious Capitalism" Perform 10x Better | Making a Difference | Scoop.it
Why should that be a surprise? (RT @rafaelortiz00: Companies that Practice "Conscious Capitalism" Perform Better http://t.co/43Hr2Qa8xv)
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Some really great insights into the leaders of organisations who are genuinely committed to doing good before making money. 

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Good People Doing Good Things | Jeff Skoll | XPRIZE Insights - YouTube

Jeff Skoll is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur. He is also founder and chairman of the Skoll Foundation, Participant Media and the Skoll Global Threa...
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10 Essential Qualities of a New Paradigm Social Entrepreneur | The 7 Graces of Marketing - ethical marketing for social entrepreneurs

10 Essential Qualities of a New Paradigm Social Entrepreneur | The 7 Graces of Marketing - ethical marketing for social entrepreneurs | Making a Difference | Scoop.it
Can a business owner be a force for positive social change? Lynn Serafinn describes 10 surprising personality traits of powerful, visionary entrepreneurs.
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Love these ten qualities

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Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales? - Entrepreneur

Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales? - Entrepreneur | Making a Difference | Scoop.it
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Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales?
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Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales? Neil Parmar. BY Neil Parmar | May 6, 2014|. 0 Comments |. Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales?
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McDonald's Recognizes 51 Suppliers With 2014 'Best of ...

McDonald's Recognizes 51 Suppliers With 2014 'Best of ... | Making a Difference | Scoop.it
As one of the world's widest ranging multinational corporations, McDonald's, has received its fair share of criticism — whether the issues are social, environmental or economic. That's certainly the case when it comes to the ...
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Some great case studies of business who are genuinely committed to making a difference.

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The Rise of Conscious Capitalism: Why Doing Good is Good Business

The Rise of Conscious Capitalism: Why Doing Good is Good Business | Making a Difference | Scoop.it
A new generation of entrepreneurs is practicing a business model that places just as much importance on doing social good as on making money.
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A great example of how doing good can be good for business

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Do what you can - Virgin.com

Do what you can - Virgin.com | Making a Difference | Scoop.it
As he came in from a tour - Gumption runs a glass bottom boat company as well as his non-profit savetheturtlesbvi.com – he noticed a fisherman coming in with his catch of the day, including a beautiful hawksbill turtle. Without thinking twice, he walked over and offered $50 for the turtle. As you ...
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Definitely prefer the turtle to the turtle soup. 

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