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Posted: Jun 25, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST
The United Nations General Assembly Hall, the site of many historic events, today was the venue for another -- a projected heightened role for business in the forthcoming UN Sustainable Development Goals and the retirement of Georg Kell, the Global Compact's founding (2000) Executive Director.
Posted: Jun 24, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST
Leaders in CSR/sustainable development today generated major advances in Global Compact platforms on climate change and educating the next generation of business leaders.
Posted: Jun 23, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST
As the three-day conference opened, business and civil society set about demonstrating "how the private sector is taking action and partnering to advance societal priorities, with an emphasis on the United Nations global agenda for sustainable development to be released later this year (the Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs).
Posted: Jun 17, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
CSRwire will deliver special daily on-site reporting from the UN Global Compact’s June 23 - 25 program on the dramatic progress and plans for private sector action to advance social priorities.
Posted: Jun 08, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Aware that the sustainability movement might be in danger of extinction as it remains largely co-opted by outmoded paradigms, founder of CSR International, Wayne Visser, sets himself to the task of rescuing business from an obsolete image – one painted in the name of endless extraction and one-dimensional short-termism. At the heart of his endeavour is presenting an alternative (and rather vivid) picture of what the business community should strive for.
Posted: May 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Open letter to "Corporate Social Responsibility": You've served us well for several decades, but now it's time to go. Having been involved with you since the 1970s, parting is painful -- but necessary. So many companies around the world have integrated the near-genius concept of doing-good-while-doing-well into their DNA that your distinction no longer resonates.
Posted: Apr 29, 2015 – 09:48 AM EST
While the weekend timing of the Kathmandu earthquake meant that CSR and corporate communications teams were not at work in the United States, responses began quickly on Monday, first from U.S.-based telecommunications providers.
Posted: Apr 15, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Scott Tanksley discusses the culture of CSR and volunteerism at Berkshire Bank with their Community Engagement Manager, Gary Levante.
Posted: Apr 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Last year, the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility found that 55% of global online consumers across 60 countries said they were willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact. A survey such as this might beg the question: why are there not more companies who cater to this interest? The answer may surprise you.
Posted: Apr 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Climate change, urbanization and globalization are just a few of the issues facing our world today. How does global citizenship help FedEx to address these concerns and to effectively operate in a rapidly changing marketplace?
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