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What Does an Effective CSR Strategy Bring to Your Brand?

What Does an Effective CSR Strategy Bring to Your Brand?

It is hard to argue with Henry David Thoreau’s quote: “Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” However, many advocate against CSR practices regarding them as being a green-wash for malpractices, or pointless actions designed to deviate attention from cold selfless capitalist moves. It is true that some initial CSR campaigns were meaningless public relations activities rather than responses to true social and environmental concerns. ...
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Adapting Global Responsibility Strategies to Local Needs

Adapting Global Responsibility Strategies to Local Needs

France Telecom-Orange is one of the largest telecommunication groups in the world, with more than 200 million customers globally. It provides mobile and internet services in around 33 countries around the world, mainly in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In many countries, the company is represented by the Orange brand, which is in the top 50 most powerful global brands.
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Majid Al Futtaim: Serious commitment to advancing sustainability

Commitment to long-term sustainability is central to the strategy at Majid Al Futtaim Properties. They have long understood that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) principles drive growth in a way that is economically efficient, socially fair and environmentally sustainable.
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Georg Kell: The UNGC Challenges Middle East to do More : The UNGC: Do Global Standards Fit Local Problems?

Mr. Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact (UNGC), gives an exclusive interview to Responsible Business. He discusses the outcomes of Rio +20, the future of the UNGC, progress on sustainability in the Middle East and the challenges and opportunities for businesses seeking to join the UNGC and implement sustainability programs in this region.
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UAE Leading CSR in the Middle East

Sustainability is continuously gaining momentum in the region and there is no doubt that when looking at the present state of sustainability and CSR in the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stands out as one of the more active countries. The UAE has been trying to define CSR in its own context, and in many ways, the Emirates is ahead of other countries in the Arab world due to adopting a CSR approach that is regional, organized, and dr...
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