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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability

Keith McGuinness
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  • London
  • United Kingdom
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Keith McGuinness's Discussions

Perils on the path to ethical responsibility

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Johnson Jan 29, 2009. 3 Replies

Marketing a Fair Trade website

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Tompkins Apr 12, 2008. 4 Replies

 

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Profile Information

What is your Interest?
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development
Represent:
Individual
Name of Company / Organization:
Adupo
What is your current job title / department?
Sales and marketing in the sports industry, recently completed my MBA.
What would you most like to get out of this network?
Networking, Share Best Practices, Potential Partners, Potential Investors
What knowledge, skills and experience do you have that you would be happy for people to contact you over?
Sales and marketing, online retail, importing from Africa.
Website
http://www.adupo.com

Keith McGuinness's Blog

New Maasai products at Adupo

Posted on November 5, 2008 at 6:48pm 3 Comments

One of Mike's customers modelling a Maasai blanket available from www.adupo.com.



With Christmas fast approaching, I just wanted to let everyone know about our latest shipment of Maasai blankets, featuring some beautiful new styles. They can be seen at http://www.shopcreator.com/mall/departmentpage.cfm/Adupo/_154374/1/Blankets.

The blankets measure 195cm x 145 cm and have been imported directly from my business partner Mike Mwaniki… Continue

Quick reminder about Adupo.com

Posted on April 10, 2008 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

I would like to remind everyone about www.adupo.com, the main reason I joined Development Crossing. Adupo.com is a website I have launched with the help of a charity called ABLe Volunteers International Fund (www.avif.org.uk). AVIF is run by fellow DC member Alison Lowndes.



All the products for sale on the site have been purchased from Mike Mwaniki Njogu, the manufacturer in Kenya and all the revenue we generate will be reinvested in further… Continue

Fair trade branded 'unfair'

Posted on February 25, 2008 at 9:33am 2 Comments

Critical article published in today's Guardian (UK). See below or click here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/feb/25/fairtrade.report/print



Fair trade branded 'unfair'

Rebecca Smithers, consumer affairs correspondent



A report by the Adam Smith Institute says fair trade offers a better deal to some producers at the expense of the great majority of farmers

The burgeoning fair trade movement which allows consumers to buy ethically sourced products such as… Continue

New Sustainable Business Webshop

Posted on February 20, 2008 at 5:05pm 2 Comments

I would like to let you know about www.adupo.com, a website I have been working on for the last few weeks with the help of a charity called ABLe Volunteers International Fund (www.avif.org.uk): All the products for sale on the site have been purchased from Mike Mwaniki Njogu, the manufacturer in Kenya and all the revenue we generate will be reinvested in further stock.



We are basically trying to establish a sustainable business for… Continue

Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 6:47am on February 21, 2008, Alison Lowndes said…
Hey Keith, site looking great. Have you sent the link to Mike?
At 6:43pm on February 27, 2008, Jonny H said…
That is a great story. You should put some more details on your post or in a forum. thanks for the answer.
At 7:19pm on March 6, 2008, Rosen Dimov said…
Hey! Greetings from Bulgaria...Just contact me if you need any help in finding Bulgarian social partners (ngos, charities, etc).

Best wishes,
Rosen Dimov
At 3:25pm on April 10, 2008, Development Crossing said…
Hey!
Of course you are, I just placed a link in the comment section since the blog post didn't have a direct link. Best of luck with the site!
At 3:35pm on April 10, 2008, Development Crossing said…
Links in blog posts are done the same way that you did it in the discussion post (highlight the text and click on the chain button). I think you just forgot to highlight the text in the blog post.
At 9:39pm on May 7, 2008, Jonny H said…
How is Adupo coming along?

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