corporate responsibility Articles

  • Corporate sustainability: A guide to measuring and improving energy efficiencies

    As environmental scrutiny of global industries continues to grow, governments are seeking to impose energy efficiency targets on companies in order to comply with new directives. One solution is to encourage energy suppliers to become energy service companies, who work with customers to identify potential savings and share the benefits this delivers. For the global food processing industry, this ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Environment, technology and corporate responsibility

    Technological development and environmental responsibility are placed in their management context. A framework is constructed for the analysis of environmental issues in relation to the dynamics of business, from input via processes through to output and outcome. The concept of quality of products and services is matched with the concern for pollution and quality of life. Guidelines are presented ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Poverty alleviation and corporate responsibility

    Last week, the Financial Times carried a story about how GrupoNueva aims to target the world's poor as a potential market by aiming to design and sell affordable wood and water pipeline products to this vast segment of the world's population. The company, it said, was aiming to show how profitability and corporate responsibility can go hand in hand.The move is one of the first responses to the ...

  • Corporate social responsibility reporting

    The discourse of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has gained considerable momentum in recent years with all signs indicating that this movement will continue with even greater force throughout the remainder of 2009 and into 2010. Business leaders that have had CSR programs up and running for several years will tell you that when their programs started there was very little measuring and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new concept whose popularity has been catalyzed by the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in South Africa in 2002. It is a belief that corporations should extend their reach beyond their employees and shareholders to the communities that host and surround them. It is important to note that there is no universal description of CSR and ...

  • GREENERGY SOLUTIONS' CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

    Paper presented on November 6,2010, during the Philippine Network for Environmental Journalist (PNEJ) Workshop on " Too Hot To Handle: Understanding Climate Change in ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Corporate social responsibility and management process in Japanese corporations

    This paper seeks to explore how corporate social responsibility (CSR) is embedded in corporate organisations. The major questions examined are "How the CSR institutionalisation has been developed" and "How it functions in the organisation". While recent literature argues that CSR is important to a successful business strategy, and that CSR and corporate governance are intricately connected, this ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons Learned

    Untitled Document This study documents the experience of companies that have developed programs or activities that ...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Reporting

    Corporate social responsibility or “CSR”, like many buzz words, can mean different things to different people. However, a common theme for all CSR principles is for businesses to be aware of and manage the social, economic and environmental impacts that they have on the world around ...


  • Communicating corporate responsibility through media

    The purpose of this study is to analyse 'how a company communicates its corporate responsibility activities through press releases' and 'how these activities are then presented by media in newspaper articles'. Our analysis is targeted at an empirical case of building a pulp mill in Uruguay. The data consist of the company's press releases and of the newspaper articles published in the biggest ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Four Years Since Rana Plaza: Retailers urged to increase supply chain transparency

    Today marks the four-year anniversary of a tragic incident in which 1,134 workers were killed, and thousands more injured, when an eight-story garment factory came crashing down in Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital. ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Dimensions of corporate social responsibility: a time for new discourse

    This paper reviews the historic approaches to corporate social responsibility and traces the concept back to the 1950s. It highlights the progress in interpretation, definition, and modelling dimensions from a historical perspective. We present the progress by decades and propose an alternate discourse(s) for the study of CSR based on our 50-year analysis of its gradual development. The paper ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Where is corporate social responsibility actually heading?

    A discrepancy is indicated between the emergence of environmentalism and the sustainability agenda, and accomplished environmental improvements. Despite the increasing number of success stories, environmental and social progress is not keeping up to the same advancement pace. The enormous information asymmetries among actors in society and the dangerous circularity of rating and selection of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate social responsibility: a perspective from Peru

    This paper intends to explore the role of law in establishing and directing corporate social responsibility in Peru mining sector for the purpose of awakening the concern of those involved and interested in the topic of identifying actions that would be most appropriate to promote and support the development of CSR in the mining industry in Peru. For this purpose we will review the legal ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • India to Mandate Corporate Social Responsibility Spending

    India becomes one of the first countries in the world to mandate Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending under the statuary provision of the Companies Act, 2013. This Act primarily regulates incorporation of a company, responsibilities of a company, directors, and dissolution of a company. The revised Act partially replaces The Companies Act, 1956 and after receiving the assent of the ...


    By SGS

  • Designing organisational structures for corporate responsible innovation

    Many companies nowadays are faced with the additional goals of innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Attached to these goals they have to take into account the interests of new types of stakeholders. On the basis of a social systems perspective – a combination of the Viable System Model and sociotechnical system theory – a theoretical framework is developed that may contribute to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Leveraging brand value through corporate responsibility

    Measurements of corporate values are associated with a number of challenges. The needs for making measurements relate to making strategic decisions for internal and external stakeholders. Traditionally, these estimates of, for example, brand value, have been expressed purely in terms of financial value aimed at maximising created shareholder value. However, in the last decades, measurements of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Conducting a corporate social responsibility diagnostic case study

    Challenge: Antea Group's Global Corporate Consultancy was retained by an oil & gas industry services firm to help it further refine its strategy to achieve competitive advantage through implementation of an integrated corporate social responsibility (CSR) discipline. Our approach consisted of a series of activities designed to fit within the client’s specified CSR diagnostic ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • The role of open innovation in strengthening corporate responsibility

    Meanwhile within a multiplicity of companies corporate responsibility (CR) can be identified. However, there is a gap between wording and acting responsibly. Nowadays, stakeholder integration is a main trend for companies to be or act responsibly. It can also be stated that open innovation methods (OIMs) can enable companies to find new and responsible or sustainable solutions and activities. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Perceptions of corporate social responsibility in Australian forestry companies

    To date, limited research has been conducted investigating forest company employee views about corporate social responsibility (CSR). We interviewed 19 employees within two forest companies in Australia. Employees mostly understood CSR as an approach to business not purely focused on financial outcomes, but also addressing social and environmental objectives. Some employees also believed that ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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