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Posted: Mar 27, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The decade 2005-2015 marks the period when corporate responsibility entered the mainstream. Early adopters now have programs mature enough to compare for success and best practices. I have observed that the world's best corporate citizens share a set of characteristics on how they view themselves and interact with society.
Posted: Mar 20, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Challenges in managing water risks in corporate supply chains shed light on the ways that corporate risks overlap and interact. Activists’ and communities’ growing use of human rights language to protest corporate water impacts is an embodiment of this new reality.
Posted: Mar 18, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
CSRwire is looking for article submissions about the latest concepts and success stories of emerging business models, methods of collaboration, use of technology, communication techniques and disruption. Innovation also doesn't have to mean huge research and development budgets. Scarce resources, creative minds and those prepared to fail can make change in the world when the timing is right.
Posted: Mar 13, 2015 – 09:27 AM EST
Not all awards are created equal. David Connor has judged many awards and is offering a few suggestions for those wanting to get a better bang for their awards application buck.
Posted: Mar 13, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Think of your donors as increasingly sophisticated investors and consumers in the world of charitable giving.
Posted: Mar 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Although investment and infrastructure are needed to audit suppliers, the fact is that delaying the auditing of your supply chain to ensure that your business is compliant with environmental and social standards can prove to be more costly than proactive engagement.
Posted: Mar 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Reducing a company’s environmental footprint is no small task. Just getting started can be tough. But once commitments are made and first steps are taken, the path unfolds. We’ve learned a few things on our sustainability journey and every day we learn more. Here are a few of our key takeaways.
Posted: Mar 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It has been predicted that in 2020, the world cocoa bean production will not meet the demand. By some estimates, there will be a 1 million ton shortfall, or 25 percent of 2012 global output. There are certainly many underlying reasons for this projected shortage, but the main theme is that cocoa bean production is not sustainable for the farmers.
Posted: Feb 26, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Posted: Feb 25, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It is simply not enough in today’s world to just set out a CSR policy or a supplier code of conduct or total up the number of sustainability initiatives in the supply chain and think you are doing the right thing. The days of accountability by case study are fading fast. Companies must actually do the work and invest the capital to create lasting (and profitable) change in their supply chains.
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