Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability and Green, all at once! Market observers tend to look to Sweden as a CSR success case, thanks in no small part to the government playing an active role in coordinating Corporate social responsibility policies and integrating them into trade and foreign policy strategies.…Continue
Social changes remain gradual and linear until we reach a “tipping point” where a sudden shift occurs in “norms” and behavior. Sustainable Industries has listed some interesting trends written by Cynthia Figge, CSRHub. Several trends are driving corporate transparency and disclosure towards a tipping point where disclosure will be normal and opaque behavior will be aberrant:
Why don’t more young people know about what business is doing in this area? What can large corporations do to better communicate their CSR programs to younger audiences?
According to Professor Madsen, Distinguished Service Professor for Ethics and Social Responsibility at Carnegie Mellon University, “Part of the problem might be the actual way that corporations are sending their CSR messages via various social media. As there is often an overriding concern with making CSR activities…Continue
SAI wrote recently that on a field visit to China, the topic of the 58 million "left-behind" children was brought up by virtually everyone we met with: leaders of grassroots migrant worker centers, global brands and government officials. The children's parents are the men and women who have migrated to work in 'China Inc.' -the super-competitive export manufacturing industry that has surged in growth over the past 30 years. These men and women are the very migrant…Continue