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Added by Development Crossing on January 14, 2014 at 7:20am — No Comments
New Scientist reports that the world could see the first anti-malaria jab approved by 2015. "It's on that trajectory, and the plan is to file with the European Medicines Agency in 2014," says David Kaslow, vice president of product development at the …Continue
The Chicago Tribune posted the following interview with John Krafcik, president and chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor America, where they discussed the CSR, clean energy, and the future direction of Hyundai on those issues.
ADB recently posted the below infographic on their blog highlighting the climate change situation in Asia and the Pacific.…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on October 7, 2013 at 2:02am — No Comments
Reputation Institute recently released its 2013 CSR RepTrak® 100 study, ranking 100 global companies by their CSR reputation --- based on a survey of 55,000 consumers worldwide.
Did your company make the list?…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on October 4, 2013 at 1:31am — No Comments
A joint IFC and World Bank program, Lighting Africa, works towards improving access to better lighting in areas not yet connected to the electricity grid. According to the program website, 600 million people, and more than 10 million micro-enterprises, across Africa have no access to electricity ---- instead using inefficient, costly fuel-based alternatives like…Continue
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Infographic highlighting the purpose-driven future of business. Originally found on the We First blog.…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on September 15, 2013 at 11:20pm — No Comments
Uncharted Play, a for-profit social enterprise "dedicated to improving lives through play," is lighting up the world with its flagship product --- the SOCCKET --- an energy harnessing soccer ball.
The idea for the Soccket, "…Continue
A recent LGB Associates report (PDF link) Advancing CSR Without a Corporate Responsibility Officer asks: Do we really need a Corporate Responsibility Officer (CRO)?
The report summarizes the thoughts of the Thought Leader Forum, "a group of senior corporate social responsibility professionals organized by the LBG Research Institute" on the topic.
It also highlights what they consider the essentials for…Continue
Infographic from Airbus on the future of flight, specifically around what expectations people have around the world for it.…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Taken from the 2012 Cone Green Gap Trend Tracker, this CSR/Sustainability infographic highlights the consumer expectations versus purchase behavior gap.…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on August 26, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
A McGraw-Hill infographic on the integration of the firm's social, environmental, and business strategies (take from the 2010 annual report).…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on August 25, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
CSR and Sustainability the McDonald's way --- came across this Global Sustainability Scorecard recently from the fast food giant. Make sure to read our interview with Bob Langert, VP of Corporate Responsibility at McDonald's as well.…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on August 23, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
CSR infographic from Lundquist, a strategic consultancy specialized in online corporate communications.…Continue
How can companies move past management of costs and risks (through CSR initiatives) to actually increasing their revenues with strategic CSR? That's the focus of a recent post by David Rönnegard, Senior Research Fellow at INSEAD.
"To regard CSR from a strategic perspective is largely about paying greater attention to political and social risks and…Continue
No (CSR) surprises here but the 2013 Cone Communications/Echo Global CSR Study recently found that consumers want to reward companies for their positive societal influences.
Do consumers follow through on what they say they would do?…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on August 14, 2013 at 9:43pm — No Comments
Triple Pundit recently shared the five things a good CSR report will do:
1. Focus more on future goals, less on past successes --- Don't dwell on the past, look to the future as well
2. Discuss the elephant in the room --- Acknowledge the negative impact of your business
3. Avoid a PR nightmare --- Focus on sustainable business…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on August 14, 2013 at 9:27pm — No Comments
Corporate social responsibility rankings are always in interesting indication. Interestingly, if you compare csr ranking lists the outcomes can vary by a lot. Universum recently surveyed 20,812 business students in the U.S., asking them to select the companies they think are “most ideal” to work for, and “Why?”. Below are the top ten employers in the US most associated to…Continue
Added by Development Crossing on August 12, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments