corporate social responsibility program Articles

  • 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: Lessons Learned

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

  • Corporate Social Responsability Benchmark Study: Report Summary

    In the context of an ever-changing, globally connected society, businesses face new and different risks in providing goods and services. A new trend for multi-national corporations is to establish corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs to address these risks and move towards opportunity with greater transparency than ever before. For nearly a decade, Environmental Resource Services (ERS) ...


    By ERS Global

  • 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

  • Exploring potential power of corporate social responsibility toward sustainability development: analysis of state–owned company social responsibility in Indonesia

    The implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Indonesia is mostly forced to follow government rules. Government also enacted some regulations that all state–owned companies (SOCs) allocate some of their profits in CSR programs. This paper attempts to analyse the effectiveness of CSR programs run by SOCs, and to assess the contributions of those programs in addressing social ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Role of Industry Associations in the Promotion of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility: Study Findings

    The Government of Canada is interested in gaining a greater understanding of the extent to which sustainability is advanced through industry associations in Canada and how it can support associations in the promotion of sustainability and CSR among their members. This report documents how industry associations are currently promoting sustainability and CSR and points to strengths and ...

  • Corporate Sustainability Programs

    In today’s business world, sustainability is becoming an integral part of company operations. Here’s how a few manufacturers are making sustainability part of their business model, and how standards play a role. Understanding sustainability and what it means to be a sustainable business continues to evolve as more companies issue sustainability reports, sign on for carbon ...


    By ASTM International

  • Social response capitalism: Product development strategies for 21st-century innovators and investors

    A new set of industrial products — from cars to computers — has shown that leading firms now compete on price, technical quality, and social response. This excerpt from Piasecki's latest book, World Inc., describes the revolutionary development of social response product development (SRPD) within Toyota and Hewlett-Packard. AN ARGUMENT WAITING TO HAPPEN: ...


    By AHC Group

  • Greener Horizons: What is the social responsibility of business? How leading businesses in Canada are acting on an evolving social mandate.

    There has been a profound shift in the social role of business. Savvy consumers are researching the companies they purchase from, leading to demands for greater transparency. Some businesses have in turn adopted an approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) that focuses on mitigating brand risks by avoiding socially questionable business practices—but are they missing a ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • A New Trinity of Corporate Creeds

    Excerpted from the book, Better Products, Better World: Leadership As If People Mattered, published by AHC Group. Policymakers in Washington D.C. and state capitals need to recognize that a new trinity of corporate creeds is emerging among the most powerful and progressive companies in the world. Laws and regulations governing corporations are vital. Yet the most demanding task before ...


    By AHC Group

  • Responsibility Strategies - Engaging a Vision for the Future

    A hot topic, corporate responsibility embraces the most dynamic set of business issues facing leadership today. Living daily under heightened scrutiny from consumers, investors and communities that question business practices, global companies are now seeking to manage the social, human and natural capital of their business to build authentic shareholder value. This article frames the corporate ...


    By ERS Global

  • Responsibility Strategies - Engaging a Vision for the Future

    Untitled Document A hot topic, corporate responsibility embraces the most dynamic set of business issues facing leadership today. Living daily under heightened scrutiny ...


    By ERS Global

  • Corporate Reporting in the New Age of Transparency

    Much has been written of late about the growing importance of corporate reporting, particularly in what many describe as the ‘new age of transparency’. Corporate disclosure of environmental and sustainability related data has grown exponentially over the past decade, and its importance in demonstrating that superior performance on climate change and resource efficiency ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate volunteerism comes clean (and comes of age)

    Here the author examines how a growing number of companies that have adopted corporate social responsibility programs, especially those that harness the immense power of volunteerism, are building the business case for these social investments and encouraging them to take root and grow so they are more than just a passing fad. Jeff Schwartz, CEO of Timberland, a $1.5 billion New Hampshire-based ...


    By AHC Group

  • Leveraging global citizenship functions in the 21st-century corporation

    The author outlines HP's efforts to integrate global citizenship efforts across the entire business, from sales, investor relations, R&D, and branding, throughout HP's $40 billion supply chain and into the design and development of new products. AN EVOLVING LANDSCAPE A host of trends and factors are increasingly validating the premise that good citizenship is good business. Research suggests ...


    By AHC Group

  • Environmental Assessments – An Important Component of CSR Programs

    Companies and industries strongly engaged in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have taken significant steps in their sourcing policies to reduce unethical and inhuman working conditions by controlling their subcontractors along the supply chain. Until now, the primary focus has been on working conditions, but CSR also encompasses environmental concerns as part of a global sustainability ...


    By SGS

  • Corporate sustainability - the elusive new and improved sustainability brand

    Translating sustainability into tangible business value has been a focus of many sustainability practitioners since the seminal 1992 United Nations Rio Summit. At the heart of that discussion has been the corporate brand. Practical benefits that contribute to the bottom line, such as increased market share or enhanced shareholder value, have been important objectives to aspire to because they ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate sustainability - the elusive new and improved sustainability brand

    Translating sustainability into tangible business value has been a focus of many sustainability practitioners since the seminal 1992 United Nations Rio Summit. At the heart of that discussion has been the corporate brand. Practical benefits that contribute to the bottom line, such as increased market share or enhanced shareholder value, have been important objectives to aspire to because they ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate sustainability - “It’s all about Survival!”

    'Corporate sustainability' - it’s a phrase with many meanings and many forms of expression. It involves organizations taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as the environment. In practice it means survival.In a world of rising energy prices, increased scarcity of natural resources, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • TELUS and Green Standards Partner to Responsibly Decommission Office Spaces Across Canada

    Green Standards and TELUS, Canada’s fastest growing telecommunications provider, have worked together since 2012 to decommission office spaces across the country, including spaces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. The Objective: As part of an ongoing strategy to reduce the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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