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Bankmed, Stop Confusing CSR With Charity!

Bankmed, Stop Confusing CSR With Charity!

Early in January, Bankmed announced that, as part of its CSR initiatives, the bank chose “to replace its end-of-year Corporate Gifts by donations to seven Lebanese NGOs, granting each one an amount of USD 30,000 [for a total of $210,000].”
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Our Top Takeaways From the 2019 edie Sustainability Leaders Forum

Our Top Takeaways From the 2019 edie Sustainability Leaders Forum

The 2019 edie Sustainability Leaders Forum took place in London last month, where we heard from a great line-up of inspirational thought leaders from the world of sustainability. From CEOs to NGOs, corporates and consultants, all were keen to share their expertise with the audience. Below are our top takeaways from this informative and insightful two-day conference.
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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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Half the world's schools lack clean water, toilets and handwashing

Half the world's schools lack clean water, toilets and handwashing

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly half the world’s schools lack clean drinking water, toilets and handwashing facilities, putting millions of children at risk of disease, experts warned on Monday.
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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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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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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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Yes, it is our business: how corporations can help on Sustainable Development Goals

Yes, it is our business: how corporations can help on Sustainable Development Goals

The shift in the perceived role of corporations as solely profit generators to agents for positive change has become clearer than ever before with the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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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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Lebanese President Calls for Increased Action on Corporate Sustainability

H.E. General Michel Suleiman, President of Lebanon, made a strong call to scale up sustainability efforts in companies and management education institutions in the country and throughout the Middle East. His remarks were presented at the 2nd PRME MENA Regional Forum.
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