Archive by author: Responsible BusinessReturn
RSS
Global Progress for Lasting Impact 2014 ESG Impact Report Outlines Stewardship

Global Progress for Lasting Impact 2014 ESG Impact Report Outlines Stewardship

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world. Goldman Sachs have be...
Read More
Establishing the New Business Language

Establishing the New Business Language

A strategic approach to CSR is increasingly important to a company’s competitiveness. It can bring benefits in terms of innovation, cost savings, brand differentiation, and employee and customer engagement. Most importantly, embedding CSR into the corporate strategy can help save brand reputation. Therefore, CSR is a must for every company that aims at maintaining good market share while making good profits.
Read More
Waste Management: An Opportunity for the  Private Sector Strategies for integrated waste management practices

Waste Management: An Opportunity for the Private Sector Strategies for integrated waste management practices

One challenge that almost all cities share is sustainable waste management. Urbanization, rapid population growth, higher product consumption rates are all resulting in a vast increase in the quantity of waste generated. Meanwhile, communities are becoming more alert on the importance of living in a waste free environment and enjoying the natural resources that our planet Earth has to offer.
Read More
Sustainability at Core of Business

Sustainability at Core of Business

Over the past 20 years, Majid Al Futtaim has grown from a single property to one of the most prolific portfolios of retail, leisure and entertainment destinations across the Middle East and North Africa. Its rapid expansion across the MENA region is part of the company’s strategic direction to double the size of the business in the next five years, providing a powerful network of malls for local, regional and international brands to access milli...
Read More
New Sustainability Milestones 2015 Sustainable Development Report with New Promises

New Sustainability Milestones 2015 Sustainable Development Report with New Promises

Holcim Lebanon is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, founded in 2015 as a result of the merger of Lafarge and Holcim. With a global spread in 90 countries, the Group provides innovative cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, and asphalt products as well as associated services and solutions. Holcim Lebanon is established as one of the leading cement companies in Lebanon since 1929.
Read More
Preventive Healthcare: Towards a more sustainable healthcare system in Lebanon

Preventive Healthcare: Towards a more sustainable healthcare system in Lebanon

In recent years, the concept of Corporate Social Responsibly has attracted increased interest from both the general public and large corporations who continue to debate the merits of sustainable practices across a multitude of industries such as oil and gas, banking and construction. While people would expect the healthcare sector to take the lead among other industries in terms of CSR, health care institutions still lag behind most businesses w...
Read More

Managing Sustainability in the Oil and Gas Industry

The Oil and Gas industry, by origin depends on limited resources hence behaving in a sustainable way makes a strong business case. However, this has not been the standard rule of conduct until recently. It was until after the 1990’s that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) started to take off internationally, companies started behaving in a more responsible way, and began subscribing themselves to sustainability pacts or civil society-led volu...
Read More

Lebanese Corporations Increasingly Committing to CSR

Seven new banks and companies in Lebanon have recently joined the UN Global Compact as an indicator of increased commitment to CSR and good business practice in the country, bringing the number of Lebanese participants at the global platform to 23 members. Fransabank was the first bank to join the UNGC in November 2013. The Bank’s Chairman, Mr. Adnan Kassar played a strategic role in the founding of the UN Global Compact when he was president of...
Read More

Étude de Cas : L’école de management de Strasbourg: Les enjeux de la pédagogie

Babak Mehmanpazir, directeur délégué du programme des Grandes Écoles, revient sur les méthodes de l’école en matière de RSE. Quelle est l’importance de la RSE dans votre établissement ? Former à la RSE est la mission de l’école depuis 2008, c’est une des valeurs de l’école. Tous les étudiants sans exception ont commencé il y a cinq ans à l’étudier sous différentes formes.
Read More

Portrait: Danielle Auroi, Une militante de la RSE

Députée de la troisième circonscription du Puy-de-Dôme pour le parti Europe Ecologie Les Verts (EELV), elle s’est engagée lors d’un colloque organisée à l’Assemblée Nationale par le Collectif Éthique sur l’étiquette et le Forum citoyen RSE en décembre 2012 à soutenir les associations dans leur lutte pour le respect de la communauté par les multinationales.
Read More