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Webinar Video: Building a Cycle of Stakeholder Engagement

Register on this link (http://www.addison.com/pages.cfm/whats-new/events/721-webinar-sustainability-reporting-social-media-.htmlto listen to the webinar hosted by Addison and The Transition Group on the evolving practice of sustainability reporting in the era of social media. This webinar showcased best practices on leveraging the value of sustainability… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 30, 2010 at 3:28pm — No Comments

How are you different and better?

I have recently returned home from 3 weeks working in the United Kingdom where I spent a lot of time discussing differentiation with my clients and the necessity of being able to differentiate ourselves and our businesses as a key to success in the 21st century.



Then today I received a text from my local dry cleaner Karl Chehade to say my clothes are ready to be picked up and a message on how they are reducing their carbon emissions. Have you ever received such a message from your… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on July 29, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

ARAB GULF STATES: HOW ASIAN?





Erle Frayne D. Argonza…





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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 28, 2010 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Too Much Nudity

The following blog entry is a cross-post from my blog Realizing Your Worth.







Is it possible that there are some companies that might just be better off avoiding social media all together? "The brands that do well in social media are the brands that look good naked." - Don Tapscott, Wikinomics…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on July 27, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Your experiences of working in the CSR field

Added by Dr. Jon Burchell on July 27, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What can governments do to promote corporate responsibility and private sector engagement in development?

The Bertelsmann foundation (Germany) and the United Nations Global Compact recently published a study on “The Role of Governments in Promoting CR and Private Sector Engagement in Development”.…

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Added by Anna Peters on July 27, 2010 at 9:39am — 3 Comments

Role of Industry in Building an Inclusive Society

Role of Industry in building an Inclusive Society



BY Suresh Kr Pramar



What is an inclusive society ? According to the Expert Group on Promoting Social Integration, “An inclusive society is one that over-rides differences of race, gender, class, generation, and geography, and ensures inclusion, equality of opportunity for all members of the society to determine an agreed set of social institutions that govern social interaction.” The World Summit for Social Development… Continue

Added by suresh kr pramar on July 26, 2010 at 11:34pm — No Comments

BRAZIL JETTISONS ECONOMICALLY: KUDOS, SUSTAIN & LEAD!

BRAZILJETTISONS ECONOMICALLY: KUDOS, SUSTAIN & LEAD!…





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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 26, 2010 at 10:23pm — No Comments

EUROPE & AMERICA ON DOWNWARD SLIDE TO 3RD WORLD ECONOMIES

EUROPE & AMERICA ON DOWNWARD SLIDE TO 3RD WORLD ECONOMIES





Erle Frayne D. Argonza…



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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on July 24, 2010 at 3:16am — No Comments

New Challenges Bring New Opportunities in a New Era of Business: Keeping your Stakeholders Happy

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) July 22, 2010 - Key stakeholders are impacted by the activities of any organization and include, among others, individual consumers, suppliers, employees, investors, regulators, the community and media. Stakeholders are internal and external, with primary or secondary importance for the organization, stemming from diverse backgrounds and accompanied by different needs, conflicting expectations, objectives and demands.



Understanding and…

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Added by David Martel on July 23, 2010 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Deluding pictures



These two pictures have been taken in May 2010, few hundred kilometers one from the other. In the two cases, it is about industrial production of several thousands pieces.


In the first one, the workers are in a well lit and ventilated. They sit on chairs and work on a…
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Added by Pierig Vezin on July 22, 2010 at 5:33am — No Comments

Freeland's Washington Post Op-Ed Is Wrong: CSR Does Maximize Corporate Profitability

Alice Korngold's Blog



"The cult of corporate social responsibility" is one of the culprits in the BP oil spill, claims Chrsytia Freeland, global editor at large for Thomson Reuters, in her opinion piece in yesterday's Washington Post. How is that? Because, claims Freeland, "The problem with CSR is that it muddies the waters. Goldman's purpose isn't…

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Added by David Martel on July 21, 2010 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Would the Chief Sustainability Officer please stand up?

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) July 20, 2010 - Earlier this month sustainability recruitment and executive search consultancy Acre and independent analyst firm Verdantix brought together top leaders and heads of sustainability to discuss the evolving role of the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) in business.



The seminar sparked debate amongst the professionals gathered as the presenters highlighted the… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 21, 2010 at 2:36pm — 1 Comment

Human Capital 2010: The Future of Management

On 30th September 2010 the Human Capital Forum will bring together some leading thinkers to present at a ground-breaking conference on the future of management.



At the end of a decade that has seen major organisational failures through accountancy scandals, excessive risk-taking by the banks and a high rate of failure in merger activity, this conference…

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Added by Article 13 on July 21, 2010 at 10:05am — No Comments

New CSR & Sustainability workshop and training programme

Article 13, a specialist strategic consultancy operating in

the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability, non-financial

risk and governance agendas, have launched new training courses an

workships.

Our professional trainers have developed and run a range of CSR and sustainability training courses to help individuals to develop the leadership skills they will need to embed and integrate…

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Added by Article 13 on July 21, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Executive Coaching for business leadership and Sustainability

Neela Bettridge, founding partner of the Article 13 Group, provides executive coaching for business leadership and sustainability. Neela and Article 13 as a whole is committed to embedding and

integrating CSR and governance approaches into business to create high…

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Added by Article 13 on July 21, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Is sustainability core to your business?

Accenture recently released a study called A New Era of Sustainability that involved nearly 800 CEOs from around the globe. You can read the findings of the study here…



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Added by Ian Berry on July 21, 2010 at 5:31am — No Comments

The Washington Post Equates CSR with Charity: #FAIL



Was Corporate Social Responsibility responsible for the BP spill? Absolutely! (so says the Washington Post)


CSR? Don't quit your day job!…


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Added by Chris Jarvis on July 19, 2010 at 5:30pm — 11 Comments

No Money To Start Your Dream Green Business? Get a Free Jump Start from GreenBusinessOwner.com

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SAN FRANCISCO,CA - July 16, 2010 - GreenBusinessOwner.com (GBO) - an interactive community and consultancy for small, green businesses - is offering free admission to its two-day, intensive workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners and managers looking to join the burgeoning green economy on August 21-22 in San Francisco.



Led by Scott Cooney, GBO founder and author of… Continue

Added by David Martel on July 19, 2010 at 5:26pm — No Comments

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