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Fighting inequality: At the heart of the new development agenda

Fighting inequality: At the heart of the new development agenda

One of the most important goals of development, any development, is to deliver returns to a people in a just and fair manner. Whether returns on their investment, on their efforts or their potential, everyone today expects, and is entitled to, fair and just return. Hence, equity and equality in opportunity and in distribution of returns are two of the very important pillars of a just society.
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Brandon Frere Discusses How Millennials Drive Corporate Social Responsibility

Brandon Frere Discusses How Millennials Drive Corporate Social Responsibility

Companies need to keep an eye on their Millennial customers due to an upcoming event known as the Great Wealth Transfer, considered the greatest transfer of wealth in history. With Millennials having even more buying power in the coming years, CEOs should look into business practices that reflect their younger consumers' ideals, including socially responsible practices like "going green." A business blog writes about how business leaders could go...
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How HR Can Play A Significant Role In CSR For This Year!

How HR Can Play A Significant Role In CSR For This Year!

Most companies invest heavily in CSR activities to strengthen trust among their stakeholders, and also to improve their corporate brands.
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Reduce waste by keeping your fruits and veggies fresh

Reduce waste by keeping your fruits and veggies fresh

Choose the right storage for your goals to avoid food spoilage, says expert
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Dialogue and Collaboration for Sustainable Management

Dialogue and Collaboration for Sustainable Management

Analysis of the Tokyo Foundation’s Fourth CSR Survey
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United States: Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures: Fodder For Class Action Lawsuits?

United States: Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures: Fodder For Class Action Lawsuits?

Claims and investigations based on corporate social responsibility ("CSR") disclosures are becoming increasingly common in the U.S. and internationally. Numerous theories are advanced in claims asserted for allegedly untrue, misleading or incomplete reports and disclosures about a company's social responsibility initiatives and accomplishments. This article highlights a class action lawsuit in California now on appeal in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Co...
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Sustainability In Search Of Metrics

Sustainability In Search Of Metrics

Companies worldwide struggle to measure and report how well they are “doing good” as they do well for their stakeholders.
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How to Link SDGs  to Business Strategy

How to Link SDGs to Business Strategy

Today, more than ever, the private sector has been showing greater interest to further educate, inspire and advocate on how to best incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their practices, indexes, and standards. There is no doubt that the achievements of the SDGs require consistent involvement, dedication and a clear strategy to strengthen business awareness and stimulate action to advance sustainable business and contributions...
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A New Model for CSR: How Canada’s largest bank is reimagining the role of corporations in society.

A New Model for CSR: How Canada’s largest bank is reimagining the role of corporations in society.

The private sector has come a long way with regard to corporate social responsibility (CSR) since Milton Friedman’s infamous declaration in The New York Times in 1970 that “The social responsibility of a business is to increase its profits.” That said, many corporations still default to surface-level actions when it comes to CSR. They pay lip service, donate funds at arm’s length to one cause or another, or relegate most CSR activities to a s...
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Facebook’s social responsibility should include privacy protection

Facebook’s social responsibility should include privacy protection

In his congressional testimony, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg seemed to understand the importance of protecting both the security and privacy of Facebook’s 2.2 billion users. People in the United States have come to realize the power of technology companies in their daily lives – and in politics. As a result, what they expect of those companies is changing. That’s why I believe, privacy protection must now become part of what has be...
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