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UNDP, JICA To Chair Stakeholders’ Conference On CSR And SDG

The United Nations Development Programme will chair this year’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Conference organised by the Centre for CSR, West Africa. The Centre recently announced registration for the Stakeholders’ Conference, which will take place on 27th May, 2016 in Accra.
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Four Top Mistakes Experts See in Online CSR Communication

After a long and often tortuous process of collecting information and then drafting, reviewing, approving and proof-reading, there it is: the sustainability content ready for your website. And yet, when it seems that the hardest choices have been made, there it comes, the external opinion, the outside perspective. It’s the most unpredictable part of the process due to the variety of people out there with differing habits, expectations and opi...
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Values-Based Innovation: Meeting the Demands of the New Green Economy

If you ask 100 people to name a “green company,” many would rattle off solar and other renewable energy companies, environmentally friendly non-toxic cleaning supplies manufacturers, or perhaps organic farm delivery services.
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Revitalizing the global partnership for sustainable development

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an ambitious plan to change human society by addressing pressing global challenges such as hunger, gender inequality and climate change to name only a few. But the final goal, SDG 17, is more fundamental than the others, because if we fail to achieve it, we won’t be able to achieve any of the others. SDG 17 calls for the revitalization of the global partnership for sustainable development, an expl...
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Evolution of the  Social Impact of CSR

Evolution of the Social Impact of CSR

Long gone are the days in which corporate philanthropy was a synonym of CSR, and even if it is still valid for some firms, it should be accompanied by other methods to communicate, impact, and involve the business with all its external stakeholders. Following newer CSR approaches and best practices will make the business world more successful in developing the base of the pyramid and positively boost the community’s perception of the company.
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Sustainable Leaders “Need to Go From Good to Great”

Sustainable Leaders “Need to Go From Good to Great”

The creation of a business culture committed to sustainability will depend on high quality leadership. Every year, Edie holds a conference in the UK to focus on sustainable business leadership – to look ahead to the emerging agenda, and to identify the current state of best practice. This year, the focus was very much influenced by the rising profile of climate change and the profound implications for how businesses create wealth. Mallen Baker...
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5 Reasons Why Social Entrepreneurship Is The New Business Model

5 Reasons Why Social Entrepreneurship Is The New Business Model

Today’s young people are as concerned with making a positive impact on the world as they are with making money. A whopping 94% want to use their skills to benefit a cause. Meanwhile, only half of Americans have confidence in the free market system, down from 80% just 15 years ago.
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COP21: A Halt to  Climatic Disruption?

COP21: A Halt to Climatic Disruption?

The two-week COP21 climate conference in Paris (also known as the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change, or UNFCC) ended on Saturday 12 December with a historical and legally binding universal agreement covering 195 countries, which provides a framework for voluntary efforts to significantly reduce carbon emissions starting 2020. The purpose of this conference was to develop a binding agreement ...
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Nestlé Makes 20 Commitments to Society in the Region: First Regional Creating Shared Value Report

Nestlé Makes 20 Commitments to Society in the Region: First Regional Creating Shared Value Report

Nestlé’s legacy in the Middle East Region goes back to 1934. Throughout the years, it has gained people’s trust and has thus earned its reputation as the leading Nutrition Health and Wellness Company. Nestlé has the capacity and more importantly the determination to play a positive role in contributing to societal problems by embedding right actions and solutions. That’s why shared value strategy at Nestlé Middle East is reinforced with the un...
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