corporate social responsibility regulation Articles

  • 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

  • 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

  • Automaking and the new century: Social response product development as corporate strategy

    An in-depth case study on how Toyota and Honda utilized a social response product development strategy to liberate a new family of hybrid technologies. SOCIAL RESPONSE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT The automaker that wins the race to build and sell the superior car will shape consumer preferences, thereby boosting sales and profits. The winning firm will fashion a corporate strategy that drives auto ...


    By AHC Group

  • Voluntary Environmental Investment and Responsive Regulation

    Instances of corporate voluntary environmental investments have been rising in recent years. Motivations for such activities include corporate image building, regulatory preemption, and production cost savings. While some of these investments arise from industry attempts to set environmental standards where none currently exist, many investments seem to be aimed at reducing the costs of complying ...


    By Springer

  • Kuwait oil company streamlines emissions data management for corporate social responsibility and efficiency gains

    The Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has long been a leader in addressing environmental sustainability issues. In the early 1990s, Kuwait faced the worst environmental catastrophe in recent history as a result of the bygone Iraqi regime's invasion of the country. Oil wells and gathering centers were ablaze and uncontrolled oil flow was filling hundreds of vast oil lakes and fouling mile after mile of ...


    By IHS

  • The New Rule Makers: The Paradigm Shift in Environmental, Health, Safety, and Social Responsibility

    Corporations are facing a fundamental shift in the nature of environmental, health, safety, and social responsibility (EHS&SR) issues. These dynamics will affect their ability to bring products to market, raise capital and either expand existing or develop new facilities. Yet business executives, and even some EHS&SR managers, are unaware of the full ...


  • 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.

  • Oil spills: are corporations responsible for protecting the environment? USA and Africa

    The purpose of this paper is to answer the following question: are corporations responsible for protecting the environment? In order to answer this question, this paper addresses the following topics: major oil spills, corporate social responsibility, corporate social irresponsibility, regulations, self-governance, protection of the environment, inequalities in the Niger Delta, and possible ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Corporation as a Mansion

    Whether you sit in several corporate board rooms, deliberate full or part time over legislation and regulation, or simply enjoy following the allegiances inherent in your buying power or equity investments, today’s shift from senile to social capitalism is worth paying attention to. One way to help visualize the concrete challenges and opportunities facing modern multi-national corporations as ...


    By AHC Group

  • 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

  • A New Trinity of Corporate Creeds

    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 lawmakers is shaping a marketplace where sustainability is encouraged by way of creative problem-solving, fostered by ...


    By AHC Group

  • 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

  • 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

  • The future of corporate reporting is sustainable business performance management

    The future of corporate reporting is Sustainable Business Performance Management. Today, this seems to be true more than ever. Non-financial disclosure is a marketplace expectation for any company reporting information to stakeholders. It is more crucial than ever to give stakeholder a throughout picture of your organisations performance. Integrating non-financials to Corporate Performance ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • 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

  • TSCA regulations: today`s challenges and tomorrow`s reforms

    The question most often asked when addressing this topic is, "Are you ready for TSCA reform?" as if it is looming on the horizon but has yet to happen. The truth, however, is that most producers, manufacturers, and importers of chemical substances are dealing with chemical management changes on a daily basis. Last year, there seemed to be growing momentum on this topic when both the Toxic ...


    By 3E Company

  • Managing compliance: Understanding the basics of chemical emergency response management

    A stellar record of safety and compliance in demanding fields such as chemical emergency response is not easily obtained or managed. Successful programs are strategically developed, well defined, data-driven, process oriented, tactically deployed, implemented at all levels of the organization, well funded, routinely audited and revised and facilitated by experienced and dedicated professionals. ...


    By 3E Company

  • Enhesa webinar invitation! Going beyond corporate standards to ensure EHS compliance

    Do you believe your corporate standards are comprehensive enough to ensure EHS compliance globally?  Are your standards based primarily on the regulations from your home country?  Have you given your facilities the tools to know and be compliant with local regulations?   Are you prepared to pay the fines and penalties associated with transgressions of local country ...

  • As EPA chemical regulations heat up, product stewardship software takes center stage

    As the United States Environmental Protection Agency articulates more stringent chemical regulations around raw materials in manufacturing and supply chains, attention turns to Material Disclosure software to manage both chemical- and part-level data and continually screen against current and pending regulations. Material Disclosure software provides manufacturers and their suppliers with a ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Government and business roles in sustainability: the Brand model and China

    This paper examines the respective roles of business and government if we are to achieve sustainability. The model of Stewart Brand is discussed with reference to the sustainability governance issues in the People's Republic of China (PRC). At a time when many governments seem reluctant to regulate on sustainability issues, the paper recommends a more strongly enacted role for government while ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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